Starting time: 12:00 UTC, 13:00 BST,
14:00 CEST, 08:00 EST, 21:00 JST

(The times below are in UTC)



Opening and welcome to WAISE 2021, Organisation Committee

Session 1: Automated Driving Safety
Chair: Orlando Ávila Garcia


An Integrated Approach to a Safety Argumentation for AI-based Perception Functions in Automated Driving 

Michael Mock, Stephan Scholz, Frederik Blank, Fabian Hüger, Andreas Rohatschek, Loren Schwarz and Thomas Stauner


Experimental Conformance Evaluation on UBER ATG Safety Case Framework with ANSL/UL 4600

Kenji Taguchi and Fuyuki Ishikawa


A New Approach to Better Consensus Building and Agreement Implementation for Trustworthy AI Systems 

Yukiko Yanagisawa and Yasuhiko Yokote


Session Discussion

Session 2: AI Safety
Chair: Rob Ashmore


Deep Neural Network Uncertainty Estimation with Stochastic Inputs for Robust Aerial Navigation Policies

Fabio Arnez, Huascar Espinoza, Ansgar Radermacher and François Terrier


No Free Lunch: Overcoming Reward Gaming in AI Safety Gridworlds

Mariya Tsvarkaleva and Louise Dennis


Effect of label noise on robustness of deep neural network object detectors

Bishwo Adhikari, Jukka Peltomäki, Saeed Bakhshi Germi, Esa Rahtu and Heikki Huttunen


Human-in-the-Loop Learning Methods Toward Safe DL-based Autonomous Systems: A Review

Prajit T Rajendran, Huascar Espinoza, Agnes Delaborde and Chokri Mraidha


Session Discussion


Comfort Break

Keynote Talk
Chair: Chih-Hong Cheng


Session 3: Assurances for Autonomous Systems
Chair: Mauricio Castillo-Effen


Levels of Autonomy & Safety Assurance for AI-based Clinical Decision Systems 

Paul Festor, Ibrahim Habil, Yan Jia, Anthony Gordon, A. Aldo Faisal and Matthieu Komorowski


Certification Game for the Operational Safety Analysis of AI-based CPS

Imane Lamrani, Ayan Banerjee and Sandeep Gupta


Learning From AV Safety: Hope and Humility Shape Policy and Progress

Marjory Blumenthal


Session Discussion


Comfort Break

New Ideas and Emerging Results
Chair: Zakaria Chihani

Towards a Common Testing Terminology for Software Engineering and Artificial Intelligence Experts

Lisa Joeckel, Thomas Bauer, Marc Hauer, Michael Klaes and Janek Gross


IEEE P7009 Standard on Fail-Safe Design of Autonomous and Semi-Autonomous Systems 

Ken Wallace


European Training Network for Safer Autonomous Systems

Orian Dheu, Raul Sena Ferreira, Haris Aftab


Plenary Discussion
Chair: Philip Koopman

Plenary Discussion "Towards the Last Mile in Engineering Safe AI Systems"


WAISE 2021 Wrap Up