Symposium: Safety-Critical Systems Symposium 2019 (SSS'19)

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Safety-Critical Systems Symposium 2019 (SSS'19)

Tuesday 5 - Thursday 7 February, 2019 - Bristol, UK

The 27th Safety-Critical Systems Symposium (SSS'19) was held in Bristol, UK in February 2019 at the Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel, College Green, Bristol BS1 5TA

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Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel


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Keynote speakers were:

Professor Maureen Baker, CBE, Chair Professional Record Standards Body, Clinical Director for Patient Safety at the Health and Social Care Information Centre, "Safety in Health IT - 15 years of personal experience"

Professor Graham Braithwaite, Director, Transport Systems and Professor of Safety & Accident Investigation, Cranfield University, "Forensics to Prognostics - From investigating failures to anticipating the vulnerabilities of increasingly complex systems"

Professor Sidney Dekker, Safety Science Innovation Lab, Griffith University, "Automation Surprise in the 21st Century: Culture, Collaborative Cognition, Complexity and Legacy Systems"

Simon Fürst, BMW Group: Autonomous Driving, Driver Assistance, Software-based Features, "Engineering Safe Machine Learning for Automated Driving Systems"

Philip Koopman, Associate Professor at Carnegie Mellon University, Co-Founder; Chief Technologist Edge Case Research LLC, "Autonomous Vehicle Safety: Progress & Challenges"

Mario Trapp, Director (act) Fraunhofer ESK & Division Manager Fraunhofer IESE, Division Manager "Embedded Systems", Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering IESE, "Towards Dynamic Safety Management For Autonomous Systems"

The after-dinner speaker at the banquet was Dame Judith Hackitt, DBE, a British engineer and civil servant. A former Chair of the UK Health and Safety Executive, she is currently Chair of manufacturing trade body EEF. She led The Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety following the Grenfell Tower tragedy.


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