17th international CAN Conference postponed
New date will be announced as soon as possible

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The iCC 2020 proceedings contain all 22 papers and the keynote speech. This publication is available in PDF format and can be ordered from the CiA office for 96 € plus German VAT (if applicable). The proceedings are watermarked with the customers name and are distributed by email.

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The international CAN Conference acts as an unrivaled platform for presenting the latest CAN, CAN FD, CAN XL developments. Experts from all over the world and from most diversified application areas have met for years at this international event.

The conference is unique in its target group and it offers participants the possibility to become acquainted with the latest developments in CAN. The iCC is the event to present CAN-based research and for exchanging experiences with international experts from related work fields.

Program of the 17th international CAN Conference

Tuesday, March 17, 2020
09:30 - 09:45 Holger Zeltwanger (CiA) Conference opening
Keynote session
Chairperson: Holger Zeltwanger (CiA)
09:45 - 11:00 Carsten Schanze (VW) Future of CAN from the prospective of an OEM
Session I: Physical layer
Chairperson: Carsten Schanze (VW)
11:00 - 11:30 Magnus-Maria Hell (Infineon) The physical layer in the CAN XL world
11:30 - 12:00 Patrick Isensee (C&S Group) The challenge of future 10-Mbit/s in-vehicle networks
12:00 - 12:30 Johnnie Hancock (Keysight) Characterizing the physical layer of CAN FD
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch break
Session II: CAN XL data link layer
Chairperson: Reiner Zitzmann (CiA)
14:00 - 14:30 Florian Hartwich (Robert Bosch) Introducing CAN XL into CAN networks
14:30 - 15:00 Dr. Arthur Mutter (Robert Bosch) CAN XL error detection capabilities
15:00 - 15:30 Dr. Christian Senger (University of Stuttgart) CRC error detection for CAN XL
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break
Session III: CANopen testing
Chairperson: Uwe Koppe (Microcontrol)
16:00 - 16:30 Mark Schwager (Vector) A new approach for simulating and testing of CANopen devices
16:30 - 17:00 Oskar Kaplun (CiA) CANopen FD conformance testing – today and tomorrow
Session IV: CANopen FD
Chairperson: Christian Schlegel
17:00 - 17:30 Uwe Wilhelm (Peak), Christian Keydel (Emsa) A simplified classic CANopen-to-CANopen FD migration path using smart bridges
17:30 - 18:00 Alexander Philipp (Emotas) A theoretical approach for node-ID negotiation in CANopen networks
18:00 - 18:30 Yao Yao (CiA) CANopen FD devices identification via new layer setting services (LSS)
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Session V: CAN FD lower layers
Chairperson: Dr. Frank Deicke (Fraunhofer IPMS)
09:00 - 09:30 Tony Adamson, Axel Engelhard (NXP) CAN signal improvement and designing 5-Mbit/s networks
19:30 - 10:00 Fred Rennig (ST Microelectronics) A lightweight communication bus based on CAN FD for data exchange with small monolithic actuators and sensors
10:00 - 10:30 Kent Lennartsson (Kvaser) Improved CAN-driver
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
Session VI: Engineering
Chairperson: Kent Lennartsson (Kvaser)
11:00 - 11:30 Nikos Zervas (Cast) Designing a CAN-to-TSN Ethernet gateway
11:30 - 12:00 Dr. Heikki Saha (TKE) Automated workflow for generation of CANopen system monitoring graphical user interface (GUI)
12:00 - 12:30 Dr. Christopher Quigley (Warwick) Benchmarking of CAN systems using the physical layer – car, truck, and, marine case studies
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch break
Session VII: Security
Chairperson: Torsten Gedenk (Emotas)
14:00 - 14:30 Thilo Schumann (CiA) Embedded security recap
14:30 - 15:00 Prof. Dr. Axel Sikora (Hochschule Offenburg), Georg Olma (NXP), Olaf Pfeiffer (Emsa) Achieving multi-level CAN (FD) security by complementing available technologies
15:00 - 15:30 Donjete Elshani, Vivin Richards (Infineon) CAN XL made secure
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break
Session VIII: CAN XL higher layers
Chairperson: Dr. Arthur Mutter (Robert Bosch)
16:00 - 16:30 Peter Decker (Vector) IP concepts on CAN XL
16:30 - 17:00 Holger Zeltwanger (CiA) Multi-PDU concept for heterogeneous backbone networks

Program committee

Previous iCCs

During the last few years a shift of focus has taken place from theoretical to practical and application-oriented. This is true for the speakers as well as for the visitors. Since 2012 another important topic has been added with CAN FD. However, speeches cover practical subjects, such as tools that tremendously simplify the integration of CAN into an application. Papers covering system design, testing, safety and security, or CANopen and CANopen FD as well are discussed vividly among the participants.