On 18 February, 2025, the 8th edition of the "MOBILE MACHINES - Safety and Driver Assistance for Work Machines" conference will take place. After a four-year interruption and the digital focus in 2021, this event is returning to the benefits of face-to-face meetings this year. The conference is organized by the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology through the Institute of Mobile Machinery and the generous support of FVA GmbH.

Call for Papers until 24 July, 2024 open

Do you have an exciting topic for the Mobile Machines?
Then submit your proposal today!

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Assistance systems, autonomous systems and AI:

  • Learn more about the most advanced machine learning technologies.
  • Immerse yourself in the world of environment recognition and discover how it will shape the future.
  • Experience innovative operating concepts and automation solutions that will revolutionize the way we work.

Safety and security:

  • Deepen your understanding of object detection technologies and their application areas.
  • Discuss current guidelines and standards in the field of safety and security.
  • Discover how these standards are driving the development of safe and secure systems.

Process data management and networking:

  • Gain insights into standardization for the digitalization of mobile machinery.
  • Learn how big data is driving process efficiency optimization.
  • Discuss the latest trends and innovations in the field of process data management and networking.


The organizers offer exhibition areas for companies. This gives companies the opportunity to make contacts with participants during the conference and to engage in interesting discussions with them.

For further information or if you are interested in having a stand at the exhibition, please contact us by e-mail: mobilemachines(at)lists.kit.edu



Joint evening event

Get to know the Institute of Mobile Machinesin at a joint dinner on Tuesday,18 February 2025 from 6 p.m., and exchange ideas with the participants of the Hybrid Conference and MOBILE MACHINES in person. 

Institute of Mobile Machines
Rintheimer Querallee 2, Gebäude 70.21
76131 Karlsruhe, Germany


Visit the 10th Hybrid Conference the following day, which is also organized by the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and with the support of FVA GmbH.

For further information visit: hybridtagung-karlsruhe.de

Conference location


GenoHotel Karlsruhe
Am Rüppurrer Schloss 40
76199 Karlsruhe 

Conference Management

Christian Kunze
Deputy Managing Director
Research Association for Drive Technology


Prof. Dr.-Ing. Marcus Geimer
Institute Director 
Institute for Vehicle Systems Technology
(Institute of Mobile Machines)


Norbert Haefke
Managing Director