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Work Groups are open to public.

Anyone who wants to connect with and contribute to the Autoware community are welcome to join.

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The diagram below summarizes the purpose and interactions of the different working groups within the Autoware Foundation:

Working Groups

Working groups within Autoware Foundation are technical groups that focus on specific components of Autoware project.

These technical working groups are open to public. To join working groups, simply add it to your calendar. Also you can track working group activities by browsing through respective GitHub Discussions pages.

Currently, the Autoware Foundation has ten working groups. More are in the works.

The cards for specific working groups listed there are arranged by the meeting times. Meaning, the nearest working group meeting card is shown first.


ODD working group weekly meeting

ODD specifications, scenarios and safety assessment

Mon, Mar 04, 2024
23:00 – 00:00 ⋅ Asia/Tokyo

Sensing & Perception WG

Perception and scene understanding

Wed, Mar 06, 2024
19:00 – 20:30 ⋅ Asia/Tokyo


Defining crisp APIs for Autoware to interact with other platforms

Wed, Mar 06, 2024
05:00 – 06:00 ⋅ America/Anchorage

Open AD Kit WG

Transforming Autoware in a software-defined way

Thu, Mar 07, 2024
23:00 – 00:00 ⋅ Asia/Tokyo

Software Working Group

Overseeing the Autoware development

Tue, Mar 12, 2024
07:00 – 08:00 ⋅ UTC

Localization & Mapping WG

Mapping technologies and autonomous vehicle localization

Wed, Mar 13, 2024
13:00 – 14:00 ⋅ Europe/Istanbul

Simulation WG

Simulation, validation and verification

Wed, Mar 13, 2024
14:00 – 15:00 ⋅ Europe/Warsaw

Reference Design WG

Reference designs for hardware and platforms

Wed, Mar 13, 2024
14:00 – 15:00 ⋅ UTC

Planning & Control WG

Planning, prediction and vehicle control

Thu, Mar 14, 2024
17:00 – 18:30 ⋅ Asia/Tokyo

Racing WG

Autonomous racing (physical and simulation)

Thu, Mar 14, 2024
07:00 – 08:00 ⋅ America/Los_Angeles