Plugfest by the Bay Oct. 16-20

October 16, 2017 11:30 am

Register for Event

Join OmniAir members and others from across the globe at the Plugfest by the Bay, October 16-20 in the San Francisco Bay area. If you are a device manufacturer, test equipment provider, test laboratory or deploying agency, this is the event for you.

If you plan to offer a certified and interoperable device to the V2X market, this Plugfest will get you closer. The event is organized by OmniAir which has the certification program for devices using authorized test laboratories and qualified test tools. You will be able to verify your readiness for product certification prior to engaging with OmniAir’s formal certification process. Participants will be charged a nominal fee to participate as this is not a USDOT sponsored event.

Day 1 – Connected Vehicle Policy Workshop 11:00am-5:30pm; Reception 5:30-7:30pm

Full AgendaMonday, October 16

The week begins on Monday, October 16 with a Connected Vehicle Workshop hosted at the Bay Area Metro Center in San Francisco. The event will feature keynote speakers and four panels on topics including:

  • V2X Interoperability and Testing
  • Vehicle Connectivity Around the World
  • Automotive Cybersecurity
  • Emerging Trends in Connected and Autonomous Vehicles

Come learn from leading mobility experts from the U.S. Department of Transportation, GM, Toyota, Colorado DOT, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, E-Zpass, INTEGRITY Security Systems, Panasonic, HERE Technologies, Qualcomm, Danlaw, UL, Spirent, and others.

Days 2-5 – Bench and V2V Mobile Interoperability   8am-6pm

Full AgendaTuesday, October 17; Wednesday, October 18; Thursday, October 19; Friday, October 20

On Tuesday through Friday (Oct. 17-20), device testing will take place at UL facilities in Fremont. Representatives from over 10 test labs, test tool providers, and security experts will be on hand to help conduct DSRC-V2X device testing. The Plugfest will also feature:

  • 170 bench testing sessions (1.75 hours each)
  • 10 field testing sessions (accommodating 30 devices)
  • Multiple group interoperability testing sessions
  • Technical education sessions on relevant topics throughout the week

Release 1 conformance covers 2016 version of standards:

  • IEEE 802.11p Physical Layer
  • IEEE 1609.2 Security/Certificates
  • IEEE 1609.3 Network (including WSA)
  • IEEE 1609.4 Multi-Channel Operations
  • SAE J2945.1 V-V BSMs Minimum Performance (laboratory setting)
  • Message Interoperability (laboratory setting)
  • Testing with SCMS (Integrity Security Services/Green Hills Software and OnBoard Security)

In addition to registering, there are several opportunities to get ready for Plugfest:

Obtaining Enrollment and Pseudonym Certificates

Join from your computer, tablet or smartphone

Ticket Overview

  • Every device maker requesting testing must purchase a group ticket. Group tickets provide a team of four access to private testing sessions with laboratories, tool and equipment vendors as well as collaborative group sessions focused on security. Private test sessions are 1.75 hours in length, with a 15-minute break between each test session.
  • Individual tickets are for those that are not testing a device but would like to observe testing and network.
  • Any device maker wanting to bring more than four individuals must purchase an individual ticket.
  • All tickets include the Monday, October 16 policy workshop and welcome reception at MTC’s Bay Area Metro Center.