MOST® Forum 2010 Invites Automotive Professionals to Participate as Speakers

logoStarnberg (Germany) 29 April 2009 - The MOST Forum 2010 will take place on March 23, 2010, concurrent with the MOST Cooperation's All Members Meeting. This one-day industry event on automotive infotainment technology will take place in Stuttgart, Germany, presenting the latest and future technologies and applications based on MOST. " We received very positive feedback for the MOST Cooperation's support of the MOST Forum and have decided to combine the event with the 2010 All Members Meeting", states Harald Schoepp, member of the MOST Cooperation Steering Committee. "MOST Cooperation members will enjoy exclusive benefits when attending the conference and exhibiting their solutions to the MOST community. We encourage all infotainment experts to submit a conference paper on their latest MOST designs and application results."

Suggested topics include but are not limited to MOST physical layer, MOST networking and system architecture, MOST software and protocols, MOST compliance and quality, MOST series projects experience, MOST and other standards, as well as research and miscellaneous topics such as consumer products in the car. The Call for Speakers is now open and anyone interested is invited to submit a proposal for a paper by June 19, 2009. The goal is to cover a broad field of topics with a wide range of information. The MOST Forum provides an ideal venue to share ideas and experiences, and to discuss the latest news on this de-facto automotive infotainment standard. The international conference and exhibition will bring together top professionals from the automotive electronics industry and academia to exchange information and results of their recent work on the leading infotainment technology. The broad international audience will include researchers, designers, engineers, system developers, as well as purchasers and journalists, up to managers of the industries involved. The industry partners SAE International ( and ZVEI (Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers' Association, as well as the media partners Auto Electronics (, Elektronik automotive ( and ElektronikPraxis ( are contributing their expertise and technology know-how to set up a premier conference program.

Technical Paper Submission

Suggested MOST topics for submission include, but are not limited to:

1. MOST Physical Layer
1.1 Fiber Optical Transceiver (FOT) technology
1.2 Optical Fiber Technology
1.3 Connectors

2. MOST Networking and System architecture
2.1 Application Framework
2.2 Network Management
2.3 Interface Controllers
2.4 Migration to MOST150

3. MOST Software and Protocols
3.1 Operating Systems
3.2 Software Frameworks

4. MOST Compliance and Quality Aspects
4.1 Testing and Compliance
4.2 Tools

5. MOST Series Projects Experience
5.1 MOST ECU and Application Development
5.2 Human Machine Interfaces
5.3 Gateway Solutions

6. MOST and Other standards
6.3 CEA

7. MOST Research & Miscellaneous
7.1 Research
7.2 Consumer meets automotive

The Abstract Should Contain:
* Title of the paper
* Author(s): name(s), title(s), company, address, telephone, e-mail
* Photo of the author(s)
* Subject/topic
* Length for presentation: 15 or 25 minutes
* Short summary of the paper: 200 to 300 words (English)
* Details of any previous publications on the same subject

All abstracts are due on June 19th, 2009, and should be sent via e-mail to contact(at) Acceptable file formats are Word, Text and PDF files. All presenters have free admission to the conference and exhibition. For any questions you are welcome to contact us.

Program Consortium
Mark David, Electronic Design Group
Stephan Esch, Audi AG
Prof. Dr. Andreas Grzemba, University of Applied Sciences Deggendorf
Stephan Janouch, Elektronik automotive
Jochen Klaus-Wagenbrenner, Harman/Becker
Jack Pokrzywa, SAE International
Robert Reiter, BMW Group
Harald Schoepp, SMSC
Dieter Seidl, Daimler AG
Christoph Stoppok, ZVEI
Johann Wiesboeck, ElektronikPraxis

The program committee will decide on the acceptance of a paper on the basis of the abstract. It is important to clearly emphasize the principal technical, economical and practical aspects of the intended paper. In particular, you should indicate those aspects of the work that are innovative and unique. The length of the lectures will be 15 or 25 minutes followed by 5 minutes of discussion. All papers must be written and presented in English.

Abstract submission: June 19, 2009
Notification of authors: July 24, 2009
Final Paper: December 15, 2009


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