The 3rd workshop Autoware at the Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV2021)

Successfully Ended 


Thank you to all that attended and helped make IV2021 a great success!


The workshop took place online on Sunday, July 11th, 2021,

22:00~6:00 JST, 6:00~14:00 PST, 15:00~23:00 CET in virtual mode.

Autoware Workshop

Autoware@IV2021 is a workshop aimed for developers of all levels, student to professional in the model of ROSCOn, PyCon, and BoostCon. It will be a full-day program featuring technical talks and tutorials to introduce the state of Autoware, new algorithms, tools, and libraries, as well as demonstrations.

The recordings of the workshops are available by clicking on titles of the agenda below.




Welcome address

Shinpei Kato (Representative Board of Directors, The Autoware Foundation)

Recap and achievements of the Autoware Foundation in the last year 

Christian John (SPC Vice Chair, The Autoware Foundation)

Overview of the Autoware Foundation technical work  

Josh Whitley (The Autoware Foundation)

Invited Talk


MIH EV Open Platform

William Wei (Foxconn MIH)

Autoware Foundation Open AD Kit

Girish Shirasat (ARM)

Building Safe Complex Systems

Nicholas McGuire, Carsten Emde (OSADL)

Panel Discussion 

moderated by Christian John (SPC Vice Chair, The Autoware Foundation)

Panel Discussion - Open AD Kit and MIH

AWF Board of Directors, William Wei (Foxconn MIH)

IV2021 workshop papers

Vehicle Dynamics System Identification using Simulation Based Inference

A. Boyali, S. Thompson, D. R. Wong (Tier IV, Inc.)

OpenPlanner 2.0: The Portable Open Source Planner for Autonomous Driving Applications

H. Darweesh, E. Takeuchi, K. Takeda (Nagoya University)

Eagleye: A Lane-Level Localization Using Low-Cost GNSS/IMU

A. Takanose, Y. Kitsukawa, J. Meguro, E. Takeuchi, A. Carballo, K. Takeda (Nagoya University)

Characterization of Multiple 3D LiDARs for Localization and Mapping Performance Using the NDT Algorithm

A. Carballo, A. Monrroy Cano, D. R. Wong, P. Narksri, J. Lambert, Y. Kitsukawa, E. Takeuchi, S. Kato, K. Takeda (Nagoya University)

Student presentations

HD Map-based Vehicle Localization

Surachet Srinara (Prof. Kai-Wei's lab., Dept. of Geomatics, National Cheng Kung University)

Bending the Curve of HD Maps Production for Autonomous Vehicle Applications: Taiwan's Perspective

Dr. Meng-Lun, Tsai, (Prof. Kai-Wei's Lab, Dept. of Geomatics, National Cheng Kung University)

FTFNet: Real-Time Semantic Segmentation Based on Tiny Feature Maps

Haoran Zhou (Lanzhou University)

Efficient Online Transfer Learning for 3D Object Classification in Autonomous Driving
Rui Yang (University of Technology of Belfort-Montbéliard)

Ongoing AWF Activities 

ODD Working group activities for Cargo Delivery

Hiroshi Igata (Tier IV, Inc.)

Race Car ODD

Christian John (Tier IV, Inc.), Johannes Betz (F1TENTH)

scenario_simulator_v2 Scenario testing framework for Autoware

Masaya Kataoka (Tier IV, Inc.)

Talks by AWF Industry members


Machine Learning Engineering for Perception, Planning and Control

Rahul Mangharam (F1Tenth)

PIXKIT: an open platform for education in autonomous mobility

Bluet Lee (PIX Moving)

Shortest path to autonomy

Samet Kütük (LeoDrive)

A New HDR Camera module to extend perception capability in autoware

David Wong, Kazunari Kawabata, Akihito Ohsato (Tier IV)

E2E simulation pipeline for autonomous vehicles development and testing

Wojciech Jaworski & Adam Dąbrowski (Robotec.ai)


PolyVerif: An Autoware enabled AV Open-Source Validation Framework

Rahul Razdan and Mahesh Menase (Florida PolyTechnic University)


Autoware Workshop closing address, Autoware workshop at IV2022

Shinpei Kato (Representative Board of Directors, The Autoware Foundation)



Shinpei Kato

The University of Tokyo - The Autoware Foundation -Tier IV, Inc.

Alexander Carballo
Nagoya University -
Tier IV, Inc.

Christian John

Tier IV, Inc.

Daisuke Tanaka

The Autoware Foundation - Tier IV, Inc

David Wong
Tier IV, Inc

Josh Whitley
The Autoware Foundation

Bobby Hambirck
The Autoware Foundation - Hexagon -AutonomousStuff