Workshop on "Secure Vehicular Communications:
Results and Challenges Ahead"

Lausanne, 20-21 February 2008

Host: EPFL - Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

This workshop brings together experts from a variety of organizations working on vehicular communication systems and their security. The objective of the workshop is to have the latest results presented, reflecting the views of public authorities, academia, and industry, and to provide the opportunity for an in-depth discussion on future directions of research and development. The presentations, delivered over the one and half days of the event held at the EPFL campus, are by invitation only. For all information, see the EPFL workshop website.

Agenda & Participants

Wednesday, 20 February 2008
14:00 Welcome, Panos Papadimitratos (EPFL)
14:05 Opening remarks, Jean-Pierre Hubaux (EPFL)
14:15 Vehicular Communications and Development, chaired by Pano Papadimitratos
  • Vehicle Communications - Recent Result and Challenges, Wai Chen (Telcordia)
  • Car-2-X Challenges - Dreams and Nightmares, Tobias Gansen (AUDI)
  • eSafety Security Working Group, Antonio Kung (TRIALOG)
16:00 Policy and Standardization, chaired by Antonio Kung
  • Policy and Organizational Challenges for VC Security, Emilio Davilla-Gonzalez (EU Commission)
  • Vehicle Security in VII, William Whyte (NTRU)
  • Car-to-Car Communication Consortium Security Working Group, Benjamin Weyl (BMW)
17:00 Closing remarks, Day 1

Thursday, 21 February 2008
09:00 Securing Communication and Systems, chaired by Bart Preneel
  • Securing Vehicular Communication Systems: Results and Next Steps, Panos Papadimitratos (EPFL)
  • Security Applications in Cars: Communications and Beyond, Christof Paar (Ruhr University - Bochum)
10:25 Privacy Enhancing Tecnologies, chaired by Albert Held
  • PriPAYD: Privacy Friendly Pay-As-You-Drive, Bart Preneel (KU Leuven)
  • Privacy and Identity Management, Thomas Heydt-Benjamin (IBM Research, Zurich)
11:30 Demo session
13:30 Secure Positioning, chaired by Jean-Pierre Hubaux
  • GALILEO, EGNOS, and Security, Neil Warfield (GSA)
14:00 Panel discussion, chaired by Jean-Pierre Hubaux
  • Topic "Secure vehicle communications: what are the main research challenges left?"
  • Panelists: Emilio Davila-Gonzalez (EU Commission), Albert Held (Daimler), William Whyte (NTRU)
15:15 In-Car Security and Security Protocols, chaired by Stefano Cosenza
16:45 Closing remarks, Day 2

Sevecom members
Levente Buttyan Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Stefano Cosenza CRF - Fiat Research Center
Danny De Cock Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Thomas Eymann Bosch
Albert Held Daimler
Tamas Holczer Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Jean-Pierre Hubaux EPFL
Frank Kargl Ulm University
Antonio Kung Trialog
Zhendong Ma Ulm University
Michael Müter Daimler
Panos Papadimitratos Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Barbara Raither Trialog
Maxim Raya Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Elmar Schoch Ulm University
Other Organisations
Wai Chen Telcordia
Emilio Davilla-Gonzalez EU Commission
Andreas Festag NEC Lab
Tobias Gansen AUDI
Matthias Gerlach Fokus
Thomas Heydt-Benjamin IBM Research, Zurich
Tim Leinmüller DENSO
Christof Parr Ruhr University - Bochum
Bart Preneel Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Neil Warfield GSA
Benjamin Weyl BMW
William Whyte NTRU