SIP-adus Workshop 2022

Abstracts & Speakers List

Opening Session / Regional Activities
In this session, speakers from each government like US, Europe, Japan, etc. will introduce latest research activities and topics regarding automated driving, including keynote speech from executives.

Opening Session

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Keynote Speaker

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    Seigo Kuzumaki

    Program Director for SIP-adus
    Fellow, Advanced R&D and Engineering Company, Toyota Motor Corporation

    Mr. Seigo Kuzumaki was appointed Program Director for SIP Automated Driving Systems in 2016. He received his Ph. M. in Aeronautical Engineering from University of Kyoto in 1985. In his career at Toyota Corporation, he has had a leading role in strengthening vehicle safety performance since 2003. He was appointed Executive General Manager, Advanced R&D and Engineering Company in 2017 and assumed his current post in 2019.

Regional Activities

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    Manabu Umeda

    Collaborative Research Coordinator for SIP-adus
    Project researcher, Mobility innovation collaborative research organization (UTmobI)
    The University of Tokyo

    Manabu Umeda is a Project Researcher at Mobility Innovation Collaborative Research Organization, the University of Tokyo (UTmobI). He joined the University of Tokyo on November 2019. He was appointed Collaborative research coordinator in SIP-adus steering committee in 2020. He started his professional career as an automotive safety engineer in Nissan Motor Corporation in 1999, and worked for Nissan Motor Manufacturing (UK) Ltd. in 2006-2009.


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    Andrea De Candido

    Policy Officer
    Future Urban and Mobility Systems
    European Commission - DG RTD

    Since April 2022, Mr. Andrea DE CANDIDO is responsible for the Connected, Cooperative and Automated Mobility dossier in the frame of the Future Urban and Mobility Systems Unit of the Directorate General for Research & Innovation of the European Commission.
    Mr. De Candido first joined the Commission in 2013 in the Research Infrastructure Unit. In 2017 he moved to DG HOME where he became responsible for the Unit dealing with Research and Innovation in the civil security dimension.
    Before joining the EU Institutions Mr. De Candido had a 25 year long career in the Italian Army where he retired from in 2013 with the rank of Lt. Colonel.

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    Stephane Dreher

    Senior Manager CCAM
    Innovation & Deployment
    ERTICO - ITS Europe

    Dr. Stephane Dreher is Senior Manager Innovation & Deployment in the fields of CCAM and Blockchain at ERTICO – ITS Europe.
    He is coordinating the EC-funded ARCADE Support Action aimed at accelerating the harmonized deployment of automated road transport in Europe and contributing to the Trilateral EU-US-Japan ART cooperation. He is a member of the Executive Group of the CCAM Partnership under Horizon Europe, leading the Cluster on coordination. From 2015 to 2017, he was a Transport Data and Statistics Expert with the United Nations Development Program in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He advised the Saudi Ministry of Transport on technical and policy matters regarding Transport Data, Analytics, Big Data and ITS. Prior to that, he worked 10 years at HERE where he was in charge of EU Government Programmes.