The 2021 Automotive Forum


Monday 14th February, 2022
08:30 to 17:50

Chair: Thomas Zwick, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
Co-Chairs: Martin Kunert, Robert Bosch GmbH & Frank Gruson, Continental AG, Germany
Local Arrangements Chair: Xiaobang Shang, NPL, UK

Following applications like keyless entry and tire pressure monitoring systems, mobile communications and recently automotive radar made microwave technologies a strong pillar inside the automotive world. The first 77 GHz automotive radar sensors entered the European market in 1999. In 2019, the European Microwave Association (EuMA) for the first time organized the Automotive Forum to provide an open platform for industrial experts to discuss technical aspects, concepts and radar architectures as well as market issues in the area of microwaves in the automotive industry.

The forum consists of a good mix of technical presentations, plenary and panel discussions as well as networking time. This year’s event will focus on the following topics:

1. Radar Testing and Validation
2. Radar Simulation Toolchains
3. Imaging Radars for L4&L5
4. Novel Radar Signal Processing & AI

The forum is mainly devoted to technical experts from automotive industry throughout the whole supply chain. Keynote speakers will present their views on special technical solutions as well as regulatory or strategic issues. Early registration is recommended.

If you are interested to contribute a technical talk to the forum please send us a brief abstract by 27 June, 2021 through email to Please find the call for papers here.



About EuMA

The European Microwave Association (EuMA) is an international non-profit association with a scientific, educational and technical purpose. The aim of the Association is to develop in an interdisciplinary way, education, training and research activities. [more]

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