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Safeguaring Automobile Software

MES to hold a panel discussion with experts at the Tech Takeover at Automation Alley on October 2, 2019 in Detroit, MI, USA.

Dr. Heiko Dörr, CEO of Model Engineering Solutions (MES), will hold a panel discussion on the subject of "Safe Automotive Software Development: OEM / Industrial Perspective" with experts from the American automotive industry, Ford, FCA, kVA, and dSPACE. The panel discussion will take place on October 2, 2019 in Detroit, MI, USA as part of the Tech Takeover organized by Automation Alley.

Software and Safety - Perspectives from the Automotive Industry

Software in vehicles today is already more complex than in aeroplanes. With the expansion of ADAS, electrification, and automonous driving amongst others, the pace of adding new software is accelerating dramatically. Recent high-profile news reports and lawsuits have made it clear that existing automotive software faces the risk of potential errors. Consequently, the demand for dedicated development processes directed at high quality is ever growing.

At the Tech Takeover, experts from the automotive software development field convene to discuss safety relevant applications. The event provides direction and insights on how development organizations can address the risks of embedded software in safety relevant applications. Participants will learn how projects could establish development methods in order to implement best practices.

Event Information and Registration

Panel discussion with industry experts from the field of Safety Engineering:

  • Majed Mohammed, Ford, Functional Safety Application Supervisor
  • Awad Syed, FCA, Engineering Manager for Batteries and Functional Safety
  • Doug Barnes, kVA, Engineering Lead
  • Jace Allen, dSPACE, Business Development Manager
  • Dr. Heiko Dörr, CEO, Model Engineering Solutions, Moderator

The event will take place on October 2, 2019 at Automation Alley, 2675 Bellingham, Troy, MI 48083, USA.
To register:

Go to event website - Tech Takeover

The event series Tech Takeover @ Automation Alley

Automation Alley's Tech Takeover is a weekly event series completely dedicated to Industry 4.0 readiness. Topics include Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Cloud Computing, Robotics, and Modeling, Simulation, Visualization and Immersion. The objective is to discuss and introduce the latest industry trends and to share best practices. For this purpose, Automation Alley brings together businesses, industry, and science with the goal of strengthening the Michigan region in the digital age.

About MES: Software Quality. In Control.

Founded in 2006 in Berlin (Germany), software company Model Engineering Solutions GmbH (MES) offers solutions for integrated quality assurance of software projects. MES supports its customers in developing model-based software in compliance with industry standards such as IEC 61508, ISO 25119, and ASPICE. The MES Tool Chain comprises four complementary tools for all phases of the model-based software development process: the MES Quality Tools. The MES Model Examiner® (MXAM) conducts automated checks to verify compliance with modeling guidelines for MATLAB Simulink®/Stateflow®, Embedded Coder®, TargetLink®, and ASCET® models. The MES Test Manager® (MTest) efficiently implements requirements-based unit testing in model-based development. MES M-XRAY®’s fast and precise structure and complexity analysis gives you complete transparency of your Simulink®, Stateflow®, Embedded Coder®, and TargetLink® models. MES Quality Commander® (MQC) evaluates the quality and product-readiness of your software and delivers key decision-making data throughout the product development lifecycle. MES Model & Refactor® (MoRe) supports users in modeling with MATLAB Simulink® by simplifying and accelerating model editing and reducing monotonous work steps. The MES Test Center team supports its customers with testing services from requirements management through setting up test specifications and automated test evaluation to quality monitoring. The MES Academy provides training classes and company-specific consulting services and projects. The consultants offer support in introducing and improving model-based development processes to fulfill standards such as IEC 61508, ISO 26262, and ASPICE. MES clients in the automotive industry include 16 of the 20 largest OEMs worldwide and their suppliers. In addition to this, the number of MES customers in the automation technology field continuously grows. MES is a dSPACE Strategic Partner and a MathWorks and ETAS Product Partner. The MES Academy collaborates with SAE International.

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