Verification Futures Europe 2018 2018-06-18T07:17:01+00:00

Verification Futures 2018

Now in its 8th successful year, VF2018 Europe now incorporates Formal Verification 2018 and is a unique one day conference, exhibition and industry networking event organised by T&VS in partnership with the community that discusses the challenges faced in hardware and software verification.  For VF2018 the program includes a focus on formal verification and tracks covering safety, security and software testing.

The event gives the opportunity for end users to define their current and future verification challenges and collaborate with the vendors to create solutions. It’s also an excellent opportunity to network and catch up with other verification engineers across Europe.

Event at a Glance

  • Thursday 14th June, 2018

  • Full day conference, exhibition and networking event
  • Reading (UK) and online
  • FREE to attend In-Person or Online

Agenda

The program was last updated on: May 31, 2018

08:30 Registration, Coffee and Networking     Slides  Videos
Single Track Plenary Session
09:25 Welcome: Mike Bartley, Test and Verification Solutions Ltd
09:30

Keynote Presentation:

Tolerating Individual Failure to Survive
Peter Davies, Director – Security Concepts, Thales

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User Verification Challenges – Three Challenges from Users
10:00 Challenge 1: Bit Exact Verification Using Matlab in UVM and more…
Norbert Fried, Satixfy
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10:10 Challenge 2: The Challenges of Autonomous Commercial Vehicles
Nicholas Clay, Head of Homologation and Quality, Arrival
10:20 Challenge 3: V&V Challenges for Urban Autonomous Vehicles
John Redford, Chief Architect & VP Perception, FiveAI
10:30 Moving the Needle – Faster and Smarter Verification
Mike Stellfox, Cadence
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11:00 Refreshments and Networking
Multiple Track Session | Morning tracks: Safety, Software Testing and Formal Verification
Track 1A: Safety
11:40 A Summary of Challenges Identified at the Workshop on ‘Dynamic Testing for the Verification of Autonomous Systems’
Anas Shrinah & Nyasha Masamba, University of Bristol
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12:00 Autonomous Systems: Accelerating Innovation Through Cooperation and Consensus in Standards
Alex Price, Lead Programme Manager, British Standards Institution
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12:20 Linux Safety Verification: A Process for Using Linux in Safety-Critical Environments
Dr. Lukas Bulwahn, BMW Car IT GmbH
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Track 2A: Software Testing
11:40 Metamorphic Testing for “Non-Testable” Systems
Alastair Donaldson, Reader and EPSRC Early Career Fellow, Imperial College London
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12:00 AI For Coding
Darren Royle, Development Team Lead, Diffblue
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12:20 Lockstep Debugging for Software Verification
Ed Jones, Compiler Engineer, Embecosm
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Track 3A: Formal Verification (Morning Sessions)
11:40 Formal 2025: My Vision
Dr Ashish Darbari, Founder & CEO, Axiomise
12:00 Efficient Formal Verification of Liveness and Freedom from Deadlock
Pradeep Kumar Nalla, Senior Test and Verification Engineer, Test and Verification Solutions
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12:20 Efficient Verification of Multi-Property Designs (The Benefit of Wrong Assumptions)
Matthias Güdemann, Senior Research Engineer, Diffblue
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12:40 Lunch and Networking
Single Track Plenary Session
13:40 Fault Injection & Formal – Made for Each Other
Iain Singleton, Applications Engineer, Synopsys
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Multi-Track Session | Security, Hardware Verification and Formal Verification
Track 1B: Security
14:15 Security Starts with Risk Assessment and Threat Modelling
Duncan Purves, 2 Insight Ltd
14:35 Processor Intrusion Detection
Mark Zwolinski, University of Southampton
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14:55 Cyber Security in the V2X Communications
Gunwant Dhadyalla, Principal Engineer, Cyber Security Centre – University of Warwick
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Track 2B: Hardware Verification
14:15 Merging, Ranking and Metrics Reporting – Unified Regression Reporting Flow Using Ranking
Mark Daniel, Infineon Technologies
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14:35 Applying the Theory of Marginal Gains to Boost Verification Effectiveness
Chris Brown, Arm
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14:55 Python for Verification!
Donald McCarthy, Infineon Technologies
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Track 3B: Software Formal Verification (Afternoon Sessions)
14:15 Development and Formal Verification of Secure Updates for Embedded Systems
Roderick Chapman, Protean Code Ltd
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14:35 High(er) Assurance Blockchains: Functional and Performance Verification in the Software Design Process
Neil Davies, Chief Scientist, Predictable Network Solutions Ltd
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14:55 Automatic Formal Verification
Nick Tudor, D-RisQ Ltd
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15:15 Refreshments, Networking & Meet the Sponsors
Single Track Plenary Sessions
15:45 Verification Productivity with Portable Stimulus
Nigel Elliot, Technical Director, Mentor Europe Digital Design & Verification
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16:00 Challenges Call for Innovation: A Recipe for Success and a Taste of Formal Solutions
Sergio Marchese, Technical Marketing Manager, OneSpin Solutions
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16:15 Practical Applications of Portable Stimulus
David Kelf, CMO, Breker Verification Systems
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16:30 Panel Discussion
16:45 Event Closes

Registration

By Registering you can guarantee your FREE delegate place either in-person or online.

Venue

  • Holiday Inn (Junction 10), Wharfedale Road, Winnersh Triangle, Reading. RG41 5TS
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Sponsors

VF2018 is made possible through the generosity of our sponsors.

Call for Submissions – Now Closed

The Call for Submissions closed on: Friday 23rd February, 2018.  Thanks to everyone who submitted a proposal.  Please Contact Us if you would like to propose a talk for 2019.

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