360° Surround
Automotive Radar

Use Cases, Innovative Technologies, Costs
For Short, Medium, Long Range

Plus: Official Invitation - First Plenary Meeting of the
EU-funded Project CSA 79 GHz


Hosted by:




May 7 (Evening)
& 8-9, 2012



First Hotel Grand

Boras, Sweden



Limited to 100 seats

First Registered, First Served!

No Press. No Analysts. No Consultants.
No 3rd Party Sales Reps.

Participating Automakers

Daimler AG
Honda R&D

Driving Demo Vehicle Providers


Confirmed Speakers or Panel Members

Bosch GmbH
Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute
Freescale Semiconductor
Fujitsu Ten
Infineon Technologies
National ICT Australia
Radar on Chip for Cars
Rogers Corporation
Smart Micro
Swedish Defense Research Agency


High-Tech System on Volvos is Preventing Crashes
Press Release | July 19, 2011
Highway Loss Data Institute

Video: High-Tech System on Volvos is Preventing Crashes

Agenda (Subject To Change)

DAY 1 May 7



11:30 AM

Afternoon Registration


12:30 PM

Driving Demo (Waiting List Only At This Time)


Please contact IWPC for details.

  • Start Time - 12:30 PM, May 7 at the workshop hotel for Welcome Comments from Volvo.

  • Volvo will provide 3 vehicles equipped with radar sensor systems, including:

    • City Safety

    • Collision Warning with Full Auto Brake

    • Pedestrian Detection

    • Blind Spot Detection

    • ACC with queue assist

    • Lane Departure Warning

  • Volvo will bring these vehicles to the workshop hotel and take up to 3 people per vehicle for a demo drive - which will take 1 hr 30 min per "driving loop" - and bring these people back to the hotel.

  • Limit - 42 people max.

  • The first 42 people who register for the driving demo will be eligible.

  • Some restrictions may apply.  Contact the IWPC for details.

Note: InnoSent & Mando will also provide driving demo vehicles.


Mando vehicle:  Mando will demonstrate the detection performance of radar using monitor in the vehicle.  (2 passengers)


InnoSent vehicle:  The following traffic is monitored by a 24GHz radar sensor and is warned by flashing brake lights if there is an increased risk for a collision.  (3 passengers)



7:00 PM

Social and Networking

Reception and Registration


Hotel Lounge

DAY 2 May 8


7:00 AM

Networking Breakfast and Continued Registration



8:00 AM

Opening Remarks and Introductions


Remembering our friend, Dr. Gerhard Rollman.


Each person will be asked to introduce him/herself and show how they can contribute to this process.



9:00 AM

Keynote Presentation

Future Trends in Integrated Safety and Driver Support

Technical Leader, Active Safety



10:00 AM

Networking Break

10:40 AM

Automaker Requirements for 360 Degree Surround Radar

Automotive Radar Today and Future Demands

Leader, Active Sensors


Manager - Development, Radar


Daimler AG


Beyond ACC and BSD Radar - Reliable Sensors for Future Advanced Driver Assistance Systems




12:05 PM

Networking Lunch

1:05 PM

Sensor Maker Developments for 360 Degree Surround Radar

  • Multiple Low Cost Radars With Central Signal Processing

  • Narrow vs. Wide Angle Beams

  • Multiple Tx/Rx Antenna Beam Combinations

  • Electronically Phased Array Scanning Antenna Options

  • Fusion of Camera and Radar for 360 Surveillance

  • Challenges to be Addressed:

    • Interference

      • Between Multiple Radars on One Car

      • Between Radar Systems on Different Cars

    • Worldwide Frequency Allocation (Is the 79 GHz UWB the Best Solution for Worldwide Use?)

360° Radar Based Surround View

Development Leader


Robert Bosch GmbH


Radar Sensing for 360 Degree Applications

Technical Mgr., Radar Systems




360° Surround View Using 3D Radar

Technical Manager, Radar System





RoCC (Radar on Chip for Cars)

Project Mgr., R&D Auto Radar


Daimler AG


3:35 PM

Networking Break

4:15 PM

Around-The-Corner Radar Developments

  • Is it Possible to Take Advantage of Novel Research Approaches with Enhanced Detection Capabilities?

See Around Corner Radar Research at the Swedish Defense Institute (FOI)



Swedish Defense Research Agency


4:55 PM

Panel Session

  • Radars are becoming more and more common in vehicles.  How will the problem with interference be addressed?

  • What methods can be used to achieve good angle accuracy with radars which have a wide field of view?

  • How to perform digital beamforming in situations with several interfering radars (subarrays with wide beams pick up more noise than a narrow beam.)

  • Can (partly) passive radars be used for target estimation?  Use the transmitted signal from other nearby radars.


  • Autoliv

  • Bosch

  • Continental

  • Delphi

  • Denso

  • Fujitsu Ten

  • InnoSenT

  • Smart Micro

  • TRW Autocruise

5:40 PM

Adjourn for Day

6:45 PM

Bus Leaves for Dinner - Ellagarden Restaurant

Bus Transportation provided to and from hotel.

DAY 3 May 9


7:00 AM


8:00 AM

Worldwide Frequency Allocation Update


Mosarim Project Update

Regulatory Update from Europe, US and Asia-Pacific regions

Status Report of CEPT Spectrum Management Actions Related to Automotive/Vehicular Radars

Spectrum Management




79 GHz Band Short-Range High-Resolution Radar - ITU-R and Asia-Pacific
Introduction to the CSA 79GHz Project

Senior Researcher, ITS Group




EMC Manager


Robert Bosch GmbH


9:20 AM

Modeling of Radars and Radar Signals

Current Status and Future of Automotive Radar Modeling

Vice Head/Wireless Communication &


Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute

10:00 AM

Networking Break

10:40 AM

Semiconductor Technology Update for 24/26 GHz UWB and 79 GHz UWB Radar

Renesas Solutions for ADAS
Advanced Driver Assistance Systems

Principal Engineer, Auto Control Systems




Radar on a Chip (ROACH) - High Performance, Low Cost SMOS Radar for Advanced Driving Assistance and Other Systems

Project Mgr., Radar on a Chip

National ICT Australia


11:40 AM

Networking Lunch

12:40 PM

Semiconductor Technology Update for 24/26 GHz UWB and 79 GHz UWB Radar (Continued)

Advanced Automotive Radar: Integration & System Partitioning

Technical Manager


Freescale Semiconductor


A CMOS Centric 77 GHz Automotive Radar Architecture

Team Manager, RF/Analog SoC Design





1:40 PM

Materials, Packaging, & Antenna Updates for 24/26 GHz UWB and 79 GHz UWB  Radar

Circuit Laminate Materials for Automotive Radar Applications

R & D Manager


Rogers Corporation


2:10 PM

Networking Break

2:50 PM

Materials, Packaging, & Antenna Updates for 24/26 GHz UWB and 79 GHz UWB  Radar (Continued)

 eWLB Package for Next Generation 77/79 GHz Radar in High Volume Applications

Product Manager


Infineon Technologies


Gap Technology - Disruptive Microwave Packaging





3:50 PM

Closing Panel


  • Daimler

  • GM

  • Volkswagen

  • Volvo

4:50 PM

Takeaways and Closing Remarks

5:50 PM


7:00 PM

Dinner (Dutch*)
* = in this context, Dutch is a term which means that each person will be responsible for their own dinner costs.

For those who desire to join us, we get together to enjoy good friends, good food, good wine, and (really) bad jokes.

DAY 4 May 10


Official Invitation: First Plenary Meeting of the EU-funded Project CSA 79 GHz


Requires Seperate Registration


Project CSA 79 GHz Website:



Project CSA 79 GHz


  1. What is the deadline for handout materials?
  2. Who are the attendees?
  3. What are the costs/registrations fees?
  4. Hotel information?
  5. What are the travel options from the airport to the hotel?
  6. Are there any audiovisual requirements?
  7. Will business cards be collected?
  8. What is the dress code?
  9. How will handout materials be provided?
  1. What is the deadline for handout materials?

    Deadline for electronic version of handout materials: Friday, April 27th, 2012.

  2. Who are the attendees?
    • We do not permit the Press.
    • We do not permit Analysts.
    • We do not permit Consultants.
    • We do not permit 3rd party sales reps.
    • We only permit "first hand knowledge experts" in business and technology issues, prepared to contribute to the discussion.

  3. What are the costs/registrations fees?

    ALL Hosts, Speakers, Panel Members and Attendees will be asked to cover out of pocket workshop costs such as conference room costs, food (Social Reception plus First Day breakfast/lunch/dinner plus Second Day breakfast/lunch plus 4 Breaks), Presentation materials, audio/visual costs, etc.

    We estimate that these costs will be $993.00 (USD) per person. (For IWPC Members, only.)

    ALL Hosts, Speakers, Panel Members and Attendees will be asked to pay this fee in advance with either Visa, Mastercard, American Express, cash, personal check or business check. Make checks payable to IWPC.

  4. Hotel information?

    First Hotel Grand
    Hallsbergsplatsen 2
    503 05 Boras, Sweden
    Phone: +46-33-7990000

    Room reservations should be made under the booking code "IWPC" - Reservations can be made by e-mail at [email protected].  IWPC room block rate: 1400 SEK including VAT.

    Cut-off date for reservations is Monday, April 16th, 2012. After that date rooms cannot be guaranteed at the IWPC rate.

  5. What are the travel options from the airport to the hotel?

    The best way to get from the airport to the hotel is by taxi.  Use the taxi company with the name:

     Taxi Boras - +46 (0) 33 12 70 70

    The fixed price is at 495 SEK on weekdays and 595 SEK on weekends.

  6. Are there any audiovisual requirements?

    A Computer Projector will be available for the speakers.

    In addition, we audiotape all presentations and the interactive discussions. Post workshop, presentations are made available to IWPC Members on the IWPC WEB site, along with “movies” of all presentations and panel sessions.

  7. Will business cards be collected?

    Business cards will be collected at the door from all attendees. We will make copies of these cards, which will be available to all who provided a business card.

  8. What is the dress code?

    Business casual suggested. No ties, please !!

  9. How will handout materials be provided?

    IWPC prepares a memory stick with ALL presentation materials delivered to the IWPC on or before the deadline.

    For ALL IWPC members:

    All IWPC members are invited to submit materials to include on this memory stick. These pages should NOT BE SALES MATERIALS. Rather, we suggest it contain technical information about your technology as it relates to the workshop topics.

    For all companies who will be making a presentation at the Workshop:

    You are invited to submit an advance copy of your presentation, complete with graphics and illustrations.

    These materials will be handed out at the workshop and included in the IWPC Web site.

    Please submit these materials either by email, as a Word for Windows file, Power Point files or PDF files.

    Please use this FREE FTP site to send electronic materials (any size file):