Tuesday, 7 June:

18:00 Buses to depart Sofitel for BMW Welt for Rising Stars dinner

18:30 Rising Stars Cocktail reception

19:30 Rising Stars dinner and awards ceremony

21:45 Desserts and afterglow reception

23:00 Conclusion of evening

Buses will be available back to the Sofitel.

Wednesday, 8 June:

07:00 Registration open / Continental breakfast available

08:00 Pre-Congress panel session sponsored by leader

Theme: Castrol re-invents the oil change with NEXCEL

The future of auto servicing in the making! It’s worth waking up early to experience this revolutionary new technology as Castrol introduces Nexcel, which makes oil changes quick, smart and simple.

Click here to watch the video and join the session to find out what exciting opportunity it might give to your business.

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John Ward-Zinski, Marketing Director, NEXCEL

Ben Russel, Business Development Director, NEXCEL

Simon Meehan, Director Strategic Partnerships, Lubricants UK Ltd

Location: Nymphenburg ballroom


08:00 Pre-Congress panel session sponsored by leader

Theme: Morocco - A Competitive Manufacturing and Development Platform For The European Automobile Industry

Click here to watch the video.

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Khalid Qalam, Senior Advisor Automotive Industry Invest in Morocco

Hakim Abdelmoumen, President of Moroccan Automotive Industry Association

Location: Bogenhausen Room

09:15 Sponsored sessions to conclude

09:30 Welcome and morning presentations

09:45 Ian Robertson, Member of the Board of Management, Sales and Marketing, BMW

10:20 Lapo Elkann, Founder & Chairman, Garage Italia Customs

10:55 Coffee and networking break, sponsored by MSX leader

11:15 Panel Session: Old models vs. New Mobility

Who will lead and shape the mobility solutions of the future? And how
are those alternatives juxtaposed against a traditional business?

A conversation about the direction of future mobility -- from inside
(and outside) an automotive template.

12:30 Lunch and networking break, sponsored by Telekomleader

13:45 Laura Lembke, Vice President, Automotive Investment Banking, Morgan Stanley

14:20 Johan van Zyl, President and CEO, Toyota Motor Europe

14:55 Thomas Schmid, Chief Operating Officer, Hyundai Motor Europe

15:30 Coffee and networking break, sponsored by MSX leader

15:50 Judith Richardson, Purchasing Vice President, Nissan Europe

16:25 Denis Martin, Executive Vice President and Operational Director, PSA Groupe

17:00 Luca de Meo, President, SEAT

17:30 Conclusion of daytime programming

18:15 Buses to depart Sofitel for BMW Welt

18:45 Cocktail and hors d’oeuvres reception

19:30 Congress gala dinner


    AIC L.E.A.D.E.R. Awards presentation

21:00 Keynote speaker Harald Krüger, Chairman of the Board of Management, BMW

21:30 Afterglow reception

23:00 Conclusion

Buses will be available back to the Sofitel.

Please note: Automotive News Europe reserves the right to change or amend the above agenda at short notice.

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Director of European Marketing and Events
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Conference Director
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