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Wednesday, November 8, 2017


Registration, Warm-up and Lunch


"Success in Imponderable Times"
Helmut Kluger, Publisher Automobilwoche


"Getting out of the Comfort Zone"
Bernhard Maier, Chief Executive Officer Skoda Auto


"What a Premium Manufacturer Must Do to Stay Premium in the Future"
Ola Källenius, Board of Management Member of Daimler responsible for Group Research and Mercedes-Benz Cars Development


Coffee Break and Networking


"Sorry for Being Late"
Luca de Meo, Chief Executive Officer Seat


"Electric, Connected, Autonomous – Mobility Redefined"
Harald Krüger, Chief Executive Officer BMW Group


Panel Discussion: "Robo-Taxis, Hyperloops, Flying Vehicles – and Everything Connected"
Tom Enders, Chief Executive Officer Airbus
Tim Höttges, Chief Executive Officer Deutsche Telekom
Harald Krüger, Chief Executive Officer BMW Group


Bus Shuttle to the BOLLE Meierei


Cocktail Reception and Gala Dinner
At the BOLLE Meierei

Dinner Speaker
„Entrepreneurship in the Digital Age: Upholding Values and Creating Growth“
Maria-Elisabeth Schaeffler-Thumann, Shareholder of
INA-Holding Schaeffler

From 22.30

Bus Shuttle to the Hotels

Thursday, November 9, 2017


T-Systems Breakfast Session
"Virtual Assistants and Artificial Intelligence - The New Fuel for the Digital Transformation?"
Gerhard Koch, CTO Connected Services Platform & CarIT Security, Daimler
Andreas Reitschuster, Data Lab Team Lead, Connected Car & Mobility, Volkswagen
Philipp Slusallek, Scientific Director, German Research Centerfor Artificial Intelligence (DFKI)
Sven Krüger, Chief Marketing Officer, T-Systems International


"Volkswagen – The New Mission"
Herbert Diess, Chief Executive Officer of the Brand Volkswagen Cars


"Climate Goals, Hunger for Raw Materials, Trade Obstacles: The Race for Safe, Clean and Intelligent Connected Mobility"
Elmar Degenhart, Chief Executive Officer Continental


Coffee Break and Networking


"Managing Change in Uncertainty"
Johan van Zyl, President and Chief Executive Officer Toyota Motors Europe


Panel Discussion: "Where is the Retail Transformation Heading?"
Thomas Hausch, Managing Director of Nissan Center Europe
Peter Reisacher, Managing Partner Reisacher Group
Roman Still, Chief Executive Officer AVAG


Lunch and Networking


Breakout Session
"Car Retail Myths: Why Dealerships Must Rethink
Their Business"
Malte Krüger, Chief Executive Officer


"On the Road to an Autonomous World for Everyone"
Edzard Overbeek, Chief Executive Officer Here


Impulse Speech Detlev Mohr, Senior Partner McKinsey


Coffee Break and Networking


"With Operational Efficiency to a Global Multi Brand Group"
Carlos Tavares, Chief Executive Officer Groupe PSA


End Automobilwoche Kongress

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CONGRESS The Automobilwoche Kongress is one of the most prestigious German auto industry events. It provides excellent opportunities for making new contacts and sharing ideas and views with leaders, executives and decision-makers from all parts of the automotive value-added chain. This is especially the case during the gala dinner held as part of the evening program. The participants at the conference are always impressed by the unusual venues to be found in Berlin. The Automobilwoche Kongress attracts around 400 guests and is a key event in the industry. This is evidenced by the extensive coverage given by German and international business press and general media. The top-level speakers and the experienced audience will no doubt supply a lot of new information regarding the topics currently affecting the auto industry.

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