The Autonomous Club meeting 4

TAC will organise its fourth meeting focusing on V2X Communication (Vehicle to Everything) on March 7th.

On the same day in the afternoon, we will join with the Driving Future Platform (DFP) event at the European Parliament across the road from where TAC takes place. The 6th edition of the Driving Future Platform event will focus on the role of research and public funding for automated driving.

Driving Future Platform

TAC will first organise a session on calls for proposal the autonomous industry can submit today. Then the DFP agenda will include a Showcases of EU funded project by Robert Bosch, ERTRAC, CLEPA and EUCAR. Register to the TAC meeting to receive more information.




7th March 



THON EU Hotel, Rue de la Loi 75, 1040 Bruxelles, Belgium


What will be the benefits of V2X and what are the next steps to unlock them?

Registration and coffee

8.30 AM start


The various impacts of the European strategy on Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems (C-ITS) on mobility

  • Key takeaways of the C-ITS report Phase II
  • Value services supported by the framework
  • The benefits of the European legal framework

Mrs Henna Virkkunen (EPP MEP), Member of the Industry and Research Committee, Substitute in the Transport Committee of the European Parliament and shadow rapporteur on the C-ITS initiative report 

Technology provider

How to make road sign infrastructure ready for the autonomous vehicle 

  • As assistance becomes automation, how can the infrastructure become more visible to machines?
  • The necessary changes in procurement standards
  • Application and business case for the road sign infrastructure evolution

Rik Nuyttens, European Regulatory Affairs Manager, 3M Company and President of the European Road Federation

9.00 AM 

Infrastructure provider

V2X : standardisation choices and deployment business model

  • The different scenarios applicable to deploying C-ITS
  • The business models and concrete applications being deployed today
  • The standardisation process and benefits of a cellular solution to V2X
  • How connectivity impacts the risk and liability of the autonomous vehicle

Seán Gaines, Director of International Projects, Vicomtech. Representing the 5G PPP WG Automotive

Car manufacturers

European vehicle manufacturers: opportunities and challenges of accelerating automated driving

  • Connectivity and automation: what and how
  • The public interest aspect: investigate the potential of the data economy
  • Gearing up to L3, L4 and L5 automation and regulatory: what is needed and who will lead ?
  • Requirements for the physical road infrastructure
  • Higher levels of automation in the ecosystem of new mobility services

Joost Vantomme, Smart Mobility Director, European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association – ACEA 

Open discussion

10.00 AM 

Wrap up and networking coffee

12 AM meeting end

6th Edition of the Driving Future Platform:
Research funding: the key to autonomous driving?

17:30 – 20:00

European Parliament

Infrastructure provider

Marketplace with Showcases of EU funded project (Four groups / 15 minutes per showcase)

  • Project presentation by Dr. Eckard Steiger, Director at Chassis Systems Control, Robert Bosch GmbH
  • Project presentation by Dr.-Ing. Stephan Neugebauer, ERTRAC Chairman
  • Project presentation by CLEPA
  • “L3Pilot” presentation by EUCAR/ an OEMThe different scenarios applicable to deploying C-ITS

Introduced and moderated by MEP Ismail Ertug

To register, simply fill in the form below

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7th March 2018

TAC4: Identify the benefits and potential of V2X communication

TAC Members: Free

TAC open group: €90

5th June 2018

TAC5: The impact of AVs on urban mobility

TAC Members: Free

TAC open group: €90

3rd September 2018

TAC6: Platooning and autonomous fleets: impacts and opportunities

TAC Members: Free

TAC open group: €90

16th October 2018

TAC7: Homologation, type approval and liability issues

TAC Members: Free

TAC open group: €90

6th December 2018

TAC8: Car Data security and access

TAC Members: Free

TAC open group: €90


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Instructions to participate in the cocktail reception and the Driving Future Platform will be sent directly after.

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