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The ELISA Workshop #6 will be held over 3 days, February 2-4, 2021.

Once again the ELISA technical community will gather virtually to continue advancing on topics and work relevant to functional safety and safe linux applications. The ELISA Workshop series are focused on education and outreach for new community members, exchanges of ideas and feedback from the linux kernel and safety communities, as well as productive collaboration to make tangible progress toward achieving the mission and goals of the ELISA Project.


Workshop registration is now closed.

All workshop attendees must register in order to receive session joining details.

Please contact for late registration requests or any other workshop related questions.

Session Schedule (UTC)

Day 1: Tuesday, February 2, 2021

12:00 – 12:30 Welcome and ELISA Strategy (Shuah Khan, Kate Stewart)

12:30 – 13:00 Summary of Safety Architecture WG Activities (Gab Paoloni)

13:00 – 13:30 Summary of Automotive WG Activities (Jochen Kall)

13:30 – 14:00 Summary of Development WG Activities (Elana Copperman)

14:00 – 14:30 Introduction of Tool Investigation and Code Improvement Subgroup (Lukas Bulwahn)

14:30 – 15:00 Summary of Medical Devices WG (Kate Stewart)

15:00 – 16:00 Effective Use of MISRA Checkers (Gabriele Paoloni, Eli Gurvitz, Roberto Paccapeli, Maurizio Iacaruso)

16:00 – 17:00 Testing Strategy for Safety Qualification and FFI Evidences (Gabriele Paoloni, Eli Gurvitz)

Day 2: Wednesday, February 3, 2021

10:30 – 11:30 Cybersecurity Expectations in the Automotive World (Andreas Gasch)

11:30 – 12:30 Code Coverage Analysis for GLibC (Eli Gurvitz, Ashutosh Pandey)

12:30 – 13:30 Intel’s Linux Test Robot (Eli Gurvitz, Oliver Sang, Philip Li)

13:30 – 14:00 Linux in Basic Safety Application White Paper Update (Jason Smith)

14:00 – 15:00 Manage ELISA Documenation in GitHub (Paul Albertella, Pete Brink, Jochen Kall, John MacGregor, Jason Smith)

15:00 – 15:30 Updates on Measuring Code Review in Linux Kernel (Basak Erdamar, Lukas Bulwahn)

15:30 – 16:00 Lightening Talks (Lukas Bulwahn)

16:00 – 18:00 Kernel Configuration for Safety Critical Applications (Shuah Khan, Elana Copperman)

Day 3: Thursday, February 4, 2021

12:00 – 12:30 To Whom It May Concern, Please Integrate My Patch (Pia Eichinger, Lukas Bulwahn, Ralf Ramsauer, Wolfgang Mauerer)

12:30 – 13:30 Networking / Social Mixer (those who express interest will be sent a separate meeting invite)

13:30 – 14: 30 Goal Setting for Next Quarter (Shuah Khan)

14:30 – 15:00 Workshop Wrap-up (Shuah Khan, Kate Stewart)

15:00 – 17:00 Kernel Testing Reference Process and Follow-ups for ELISA (Elana Copperman, Kate Stewart, Paul Albertella, Pete Brink)


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