Safe Automation of Maritime Systems - SAMS

SAMS Autumn School 2015

The SAMS Autumn School is the interdisciplinary doctoral symposium of the PhD program Safe Automation of Maritime Systems at the university of Oldenburg. This Event will be integrated as a track in the AVACS Autumn School ( and will take place on the 1st of October. The goal is to provide a supportive and questioning setting in which PhD students can present and receive feedback on their work. Further, this track offers opportunities for cooperation with AVACS.


The event will take place on the 1st of October 2015 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. in room A14 0-030 and at Tweelbäker See.

09:00 - 10:45Axel Hahn + Oliver KramerAxel Hahn - Welcome to the first SAMS Autumn School

Oliver Kramer - Wind prediction with machine learning (Abstract)

10:45 - 11:15COFFEE BREAK
11:15 - 12:45External Speaker

Michael Baldauf - The tide is high: Automatic Collision Avoidance (Abstract)

12:45 - 14:15LUNCH BREAKCanteen of the university
14:15 - 15:45Poster SessionSAMS students present their work

One SAMS student is presenter for each cluster poster

15:45 - 16:15COFFEE BREAK
16:15 - 18:15River EventDemo of MOPS boat (Marine Observation Platform for Surfaces)

Including Transport with bus for attendants. Please bring weatherproof clothing and appropriate shoes.

19:00- onwardsSOCIAL EVENTSeelig Kulturlounge, Schlossplatz 2

External Speaker

Michael Baldauf is an associate professor at the World Maritime University in Malmö, Sweden. His main research interests are transport engineering, VTS traffic monitoring and collision risk detection. For a detailed biography see:


The registration is open.

The process is handled by the AVACS Autumn School, register at:

Dress Code

Business Casual



integrated as a track in

the AVACS Autumn School