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Tuesday, 3 June:

18:00 Shuttle busses from Steigenberger Hotel to Concert Noble

18:30 Cocktail reception

19:30 Rising Stars dinner and awards ceremony

21:30 Desserts and afterglow reception

22:30 Shuttles back to hotel until 23.00

Wednesday, 4 June:

08:00 Registration open

         continental breakfast available

09:30 Welcome

09:35 EY presentation

09:45 Carlo Pettinelli, Official, European Commission

10:15 Didier Leroy, President & CEO, Toyota Motor Europe

10:45 Gorden Wagener, Head of Design, Daimler AG

11:15 Coffee and networking break, sponsored by MSX leader

11:30 Panel: Autonomous Driving: Risks and Rewards

  • Peter Fuss, Senior Advisory Partner Automotive, EY

  • Peter Mertens, Senior Vice President Research & Development, Volvo Cars Corporation

  • Stefan Deix, Director, Research & Innovation, Clepa

  • Karlheinz Haupt, Executive VP Business Unit ADAS, Continental AG

12:45 Lunch and networking break sponsored by Castrol leader

14:00 Dominique Thormann, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Renault SA

14:30 Mark Adams, Vice President GM Design Europe, Adam Opel AG

15:10 Coffee and networking break, sponsored by MSX leader

15:30 Elena Cortesi, Global Communications Manager, Ford Motor Company

16:00 Stefano Villanti, Executive Director Sales, Marketing & Product Strategy, Qoros Auto Co. Ltd.

16:30 Philippe Houchois, Managing Director, Head of European Autos Research & Global Sector Strategist, UBS Securities Co. Ltd.

17:00 Conclusion of daytime programming

19:00 Cocktail reception

20:00 Congress gala dinner


    AIC L.E.A.D.E.R. Awards presentation and keynote speaker Carlos Tavares, CEO, PSA/Peugeot-Citroen

22:00 Afterglow reception

23:30 Conclusion

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