Welcome Dinner, 19th April 2017

06:00 pm Welcome Address: Ferdinand Dudenhöffer
06:15 pm Exclusive Dinner Speech: Prof. Rupert Stadler, CEO, Audi

CAR-Symposium, 20th April 2017

08:30 am Inaugural Address by Ferdinand Dudenhöffer  
08:45 am The New Premium & China
  • Dr. Ralf Speth, CEO, Jaguar Land Rover

  • Lectures:
  • Ulrich Teichert, Head of E-Mobility Asia Pacific, ZF
  • Dr. Karsten Kroos, CEO Components Technology, thyssenkrupp

  • Joint Discussion with Axel Schmidt, Managing Director, EALA Automotive, Accenture
    10:05 am Coffee Break  
    10:30 am Autonomous Driving & E-Mobility
  • Olaf Kastner, President & CEO, BMW Group Region China
  • New Valeo - China in our heart, Axel Joachim Maschka, Group Senior Vice President Sales and Business Development, Valeo

  • Lecture:
  • New Business Models for the Automotive Industry driven by Cognitive Technology, Dirk Wollschläger, General Manager Automotive, IBM

  • Joint Discussion with speaker of Autonomous Driving & E-Mobility
    11:40 am Lunch & Exhibition
    12:40 pm Autonomous Driving
  • Automated Driving - How Bosch contributes the Vision, Gerhard Steiger, President, Chassis Systems Control Division, Robert Bosch GmbH
  • Florian Künne, Vice President Automotive Sales, HERE
  • The UK’s Pathway to Driverless Cars, Dr. Mark Wareing, Minister-Counsellor, Director for Advanced Manufacturing & Transport, China, Department for International Trade, British Embassy Beijing
  • Yuan Honggang, CEO, Virtue Intelligent Network Co., Ltd.
    01:40 pm Efficient R&D and Production in China
  • Dosing in Perfection, Markus Schultz, General Manager, ViscoTec Greater China
  • Vietnam, the rising tiger as Southeast Asia’s Production Hub, Frank Schöninger, Managing Partner, SOPEC LLC
  • Managing evolutionary, revolutionary and disruptive trends in the automotive industry – a China view, Huu-Hoi Tran, Partner Advisory, Automotive Sector Head, KPMG China
    02:15 pm Coffee Break  
    02:45 pm Logistic Structures and New Silk Road
  • Lars Nennhaus, Vice President Port Development, Duisburger Hafen AG
  • B&R and China Logistics Development, Iris Lai, Director of Integrated Logistics, China, Kerry EAS Logistics

  • Joint Discussion with:
  • Karl-Uwe Bütof, Director General Ministry of Economic Affairs of North Rhine-Westphalia
  • Klaus Steinmann, Senior Vice President, Board & Executive & Global Head Automotive, Mercuri Urval
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Bernd Noche, Partner - EnSure Auto Technology
    03:45 pm New Mobility Solutions and Car Interiors
  • ‘Are We There Yet?’ How Shared Services could mobilize a country, Bjoern Avemark, Director – Digital & Mobility Services, Daimler
  • Beatrix Frisch, General Manager, Mackevision China
  • Internet of Vehicles (IoV) and Connected Car, Stan Zurkiewicz, Chief Regional Officer, DEKRA East Asia
  • Reinventing the Wheel: New Business Model in the Automotive Industry, John Shen, Managing Director, Accenture Strategy, Greater China
  • Stefan Buri, Global Director Marketing Automotive, Stahl
  • Car Interior Air Quality Management, Wolfgang Ketter, General Manager, paragon AG
    05:15 pm Conclusion and Future Prospects (Dudenhöffer)