Status: 27.10.2023

Wednesday, 8 November 2023

11.30 – 13.00

Registration open and Networking

13.00 – 13.10

Mission Zero

Burkhard Riering, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher Automobilwoche

13.10 – 13.45

The future of propulsion

Kai Grünitz, Member of the Brand Board, Technical Development Division, Volkswagen
Monika Griefahn, Chairman of the Board, eFuel Alliance
Andreas-Christoph Hofmann, Vice President Marketing and Product, Hyundai Motor Europe
Konstantin Neiß, Head of Development Electric Drive Units Mercedes-Benz

13.45 – 14.10

Presentation and Q&A
German Energy – Change at the speed of light

Florian Huettl, CEO, Opel Automobile

14.10 – 14.40

Networking and Marketplace

14.40 – 15.00

Presentation and Q&A
Mission Zero – The JLR Strategy for Industrial Operations

Barbara Bergmeier, Executive Director Industrial Operations, JLR

15.00 – 15.20

Presentation and Q&A
Circular Economy – Stellantis delivering locally on global scale

Alison Jones, Senior Vice President Global Circular Economy, Stellantis

15.20 – 15.45

Presentation and Q&A
The Facets of a Love Brand

Imelda Labbé, Mitglied Markenvorstand, Vertrieb, Marketing und After Sales, Volkswagen

15.45 – 16.30

Networking and Marketplace

16.30 – 16.55

Presentation and Q&A
Technologies against CO2: Diversity for climate protection

Arnd Franz, Chairman of the Management Board, Mahle

16.55 – 17.10

Electrified or insecure: How our customers feel about electric cars

Ajay Bhatia, CEO,

17.10 – 18.10

Start-up-Session and Impuls
Innovative and desirable: How the European automotive industry remains successful
Andreas Cornet, Senior Partner, McKinsey

· Circunomics
· Evum Motors
· Fernride
· HyperPark
· Nekonata XR Technologies
· OneD Battery Sciences
· Spread

18.10 – 18.35

My vision: A Clean Future for All

Henrik Fisker, CEO & Founder, Fisker Inc.

18.35 – 20.00

Welcome Reception


Award Ceremony Start-ups

Thursday, 9 November 2023


Registration open

09.00 – 09.05

Burkhard Riering, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher, Automobilwoche

09.05 – 09.30

Preserving tradition and shaping the future: Opportunity or field of tension?

Klaus Zellmer, Chairman of the Management Board, Škoda

09.30 – 09.45

MAGENTA HighTech - The M in Mission Zero

Maximilian Ahrens, Managing Director T Digital, Telekom Deutschland
Christian Hort, Senior Vice President Automotive, T-Systems

09.45 – 09.55

Results Survey Session
Florian Baur, Mobility Strategy Director, Adevinta and Chief Sales Officer,
Burkhard Riering, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher, Automobilwoche

09.55 – 10.20

Presentation and Q&A
Between hardware and software - the new age of mobility and how suppliers make it possible

Markus Heyn, CEO, Robert Bosch

10.20 – 10.55

Networking and Marketplace

10.55 – 11.10

Speakers‘ Corner
Beyond Technology – How AI boosts all divisions in the automotive industry

Dr. Mark von Kopp, AI Customer Advisor, SAP

11.10 – 11.25

Speakers‘ Corner
Mission Zero – How TE Enables Sustainable Connectivity

Anita Panov, Manager, TE Connectivity

11.25 – 11.40

Speakers‘ Corner
Scaling Circular Economy: The Crucial Role of an Efficient Reverse Supply Chain

Lars Bertram, Director Sales & Marketing, Encory

11.40 – 12.15

The Future of Car Sales - Which Business Models Will Survive?

Jörg Heinermann, CEO, Mercedes-Benz Cars Germany & Project Lead Europe Model D, Mercedes-Benz

Stefan Teuchert, Head of Market Germany, BMW Group
Hans-Jürgen Persy, Chairman of the Management Board, Löhr & Becker

12.15 – 14.00

Networking and Marketplace

13.15 – 13.45

Breakout Session
Greentech made in Germany – How to scale Circular Businesses

Thilo Greshake, Partner, MHP
Klaus Fichter, Founder and Director, Borderstep Institute for Innovation and Sustainability

14.00 – 14.20

Presentation and Q&A
Car of the Future - Towards Sustainability

Jörg Grotendorst, Senior Vice President, Car of the Future, Magna

14.20 – 14.45

Presentation and Q&A
Toyota's multi-tech strategy as a path to decarbonization

André Schmidt, President, Toyota Germany

14.45 – 15.00

Wrap up and Good bye
Burkhard Riering, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher, Automobilwoche