Hi-Drive Summer School 2024: Navigating the Future with Advanced and Safe Automated Driving

The second edition of the Hi-Drive Summer School on ‘Navigating the Future with Advanced and Safe Automated Driving’ will be held in Athens! This two-day event, scheduled for 25 – 26 September 2024 at Amarilia Hotel in Vouliagmeni, is proudly organised by the EU project Hi-Drive and the I-SENSE Group of the Institute of Communication and Computer Systems (ICCS) of the National and Technical University of Athens.

Focused exclusively on the Implementation and Testing of Higher Levels of Automation, this second edition aims to delve deeper into the latest advancements, challenges, and opportunities in the dynamic field of Automated Driving (AD). Prominent speakers from both academia and industry, and renowned experts from European projects and international initiatives will deliver lectures to ensure participants gain insights into the forefront of AD research and practice.

Geared towards young researchers, PhD students, and professionals in the field of AD, the Hi-Drive Summer School 2024 program will allow all participants to expand their expertise and networks, and learn more about cutting-edge advancements in autonomous vehicle systems, related to Motion Prediction and Testing, Collective Perception (CP) and Testing, Use of Machine Learning to safeguard AD during runtime, and Methods for AD virtual Verification and Validation (V&V) and impact assessment.

Call for Poster Proposals:

Interested participants are encouraged to submit abstracts (250w max.) of their research projects for consideration in the poster session. Submissions should include a brief overview, objectives, methodology, and key findings. Selected posters will be presented during the dedicated poster session.

To apply, send an email to Sevi Christoforou by April 12, 2024 EoB.

To find out what this event offers, have a look at the 2023 Hi-Drive Summer School presentations here: https://www.hi-drive.eu/events/summerschool_1/. This will provide valuable insights into the topics covered, the calibre of speakers, and the overall experience attendees can expect.

WHY ATTEND the Hi-Drive Summer School 2024

  • Meet and interact with experts and peers in the AD field
  • Expand your expertise and network
  • Gain exposure to state-of-the-art techniques and methods
  • Present or discuss your research work and receive feedback from academics and highly qualified professionals in the field

Important Dates:

Accommodation Booking Code Expiration: 31 March 2024

Poster Submission Deadline: 12 April 2024

Notification of Acceptance: 19 April 2024

Registration Deadline: 30 April 2024

Summer School Dates: 25 – 26 September 2024


Amarilia Hotel is a conference and accommodation venue with direct access to the waterfront and is reachable from the center of Athens by taxi, car or public transport*.

A number of rooms have been reserved at a special price for the participants of the Hi-Drive Summer School 2024.

  • Single room (breakfast incl.) – EUR 170, – /night
  • Double room (breakfast incl.) – EUR 180, – /night

You can reserve your accommodation by visiting the booking section of the hotel’s website at the following link: www.amarilia.gr and using the unique booking code:  HIDRIVE
The discount rates will be valid until March 31, 2024. After that date, rooms will be offered subject to availability.

*Please note that a climate resilience fee of 7 Euro per room per night must be paid upon check-out.

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