Symposium Bochum 2024 - Agenda June 6th

June 6th

CAR Symposium 2024

RuhrCongress Bochum

08:00

Arrival of the guests / trade exhibition

08:30

Welcoming by CAR Directors

Prof. Dr. Helena Wisbert
Director Center Automotive Research

Beatrix C. Keim
Director Center Automotive Research

Dirk Wollschläger
Director Center Automotive Research

Strategies for Transformation

08:40

Sigrid De Vries

Opportunities and challenges for the European automotive industry

Sigrid De Vries
Director General, ACEA

09:00

Ola Källenius

One on One Chat on transformation at Mercedes Benz Group

Ola Källenius
Chief Executive Officer, Mercedes-Benz Group

09:30

Stan Zurkiewicz

How Can We Secure Tomorrow? Building Trust in Disruptive Times: The Role of Testing, Inspection, and Certification in Future Mobility

Stan Zurkiewicz
Chief Executive Officer, DEKRA e.V. & DEKRA SE

09:50

The Transformation of the Automotive Industry: Volkswagen's Case

Gunnar Kilian
Board Member for HR and Truck & Bus, Volkswagen AG

10:20

Green steel for sustainable automotive production and a resilient domestic supply chain

Bernhard Osburg
Chief Executive Officer, thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG

10:40   Coffee Break | Press conference

11:15

DEEP DIVE I | PARALLEL TRACKS

China Forum

Invest Huangpu (Guangzhou), Burkardt + Partner,
FTI ANDERSCH, ASQMS

ESG Guidelines

Progenium

Transformation for sustainability

11:20

Eelco Spoelder
Chief Executive Officer, Autoneum

11:35

Jörg Grotendorst

Car of the Future

Jörg Grotendorst
Senior Vice President, Corporate R&D, Magna International Inc.

11:50

Dr. Sandra Tostar

Volvo Cars' strategy and outlook of automotive plastics

Dr. Sandra Tostar
Technical Leader in Polymer and Biobased Materials Applications, Volvo Cars

12:00

Panel discussion: Transformation for Sustainability

Jörg Grotendorst

Jörg Grotendorst
Senior Vice President, Corporate R&D, Magna International Inc.

Dr. Sandra Tostar

Dr. Sandra Tostar
Technical Leader in Polymer and Biobased Materials Applications, Volvo Cars

Han Hendriks
Chief Technology Officer, SVP, Trinseo

12:25

Achim Bothe

Aral turns 100 - On our way to net zero

Achim Bothe
Chief Executive Officer, Aral AG

12:45

Reconciling plastics circularity and adhesives

Dr. Rainer Schoenfeld
Global Market Strategy Head Exterior, Powertrain, Interior & Chassis, Henkel AG & Co. KGaA

13:00 LUNCH

13:30

STUDENT WORKSHOP

Transformation in the automotive industry

FTI-Andersch

14:15

DEEP DIVE II | PARALLEL TRACKS

Smart & sustainable industry

HAITIAN, tk Automotive, Outokumpu, Fränkische Industrial Pipes, WiFö Bochum, Swiss RE

Smart mobility

DEKRA, Magna Electronics, Excellitas Technologies
Asahi Kasei Microdevices Europe GmbH,P3 Group GmbH,
WiFö, Bochum/Voltavision

Sustainable materials

Fränkische Industrial Pipes, Trinseo, Henkel, Asahi Kasei Europe GmbH, Trelleborg, MAGNA, Galoo

Transformation through digitalization

14:00

Peter Fintl
Vice President Technology and Innovation, Capgemini Engineering

14:15

Accelerating Digital Transformation: Generative AI & the Evolution of Next-Generation In-Vehicle Experiences

Enrico Salvatori
Senior Vice President and President, Qualcomm Europe

14:30

Tobias Nadjib

Tobias Nadjib
Managing Director, Volkswagen Infotainment

14:45

Transforming the Automotive Value Chain with GenAI - Key Use Cases and Business Potentials

Joachim Franz
Automotive Lead, Microsoft Deutschland

15:00

Speed up with platforms - speed up with pragmatism (tbc)

Jan Becker
Chief Executive Officer, Apex AI

15:30

Panel discussion

16:15

Reception | Exhibition & Networking

17:00

End of Congress

11:50

Info Shop Block II (Parallel Tracks)

"Presentations by our partner companies on technology and strategy solutions
(e.g. Material Innovation & Circular Economy, Smart Technologies for Interior & Design, Manufacturing Digitalization, Green Industry, Low Carbon Steel, E-Mobility, BMW & Porsche Workshops)"

11:50

Info Shop Block II (Parallel Tracks)

"Presentations by our partner companies on technology and strategy solutions
(e.g. Material Innovation & Circular Economy, Smart Technologies for Interior & Design, Manufacturing Digitalization, Green Industry, Low Carbon Steel, E-Mobility, BMW & Porsche Workshops)"

14:00

Info Shop Block III (Parallel Tracks)

"Presentations by our partner companies on technology and strategy solutions
(e.g. Material Innovation & Circular Economy, Smart Technologies for Interior & Design, Manufacturing Digitalization, Green Industry, Low Carbon Steel, E-Mobility, BMW & Porsche Workshops)"


Speaker 2024

5th - 6th June, 2024

Speaker 2024

RuhrCongress Bochum

Jan Becker

Jan Becker

CEO, Apex.AI, Inc.

Manfred Krauß

Manfred Krauss

Vice President Business Development, FRÄNKISCHE Industrial Pipes GmbH & Co. KG

Gilda Guzman-Mock

Gilda Guzman-Mock

Global Automotive Business Development Manager, Trinseo

Dr. Rainer Schoenfeld

Rainer Schönfeld

Global Market Strategy Head Exterior, Powertrain, Interior & Chassis, Henkel AG & Co. KGaA

Prof. Dr. Konrad Saur

Konrad Saur

VP Innovation & Strategic Business Development, Trelleborg

Daniel Wuhrmann

Daniel Wuhrmann

Attorney & Head of Mobility, ReuschLaw

Heiko Rauscher

Heiko Rauscher

Senior Partner, FTI Andersch

Joszef Farkas

Joszef Farkas

Managing Partner, P3

Dr. Dr. Larisa von Riewel

Larisa von Riewel

Senior application scientist, Excellitas Technologies

Joachim Franz

Joachim Franz

Automotive Lead, Microsoft Deutschland

Peter Fintl

Peter Fintl

Vice President Technology and Innovation, Capgemini Engineering

Dr. Wolfgang Wagner

Wolfgang Wagner

CEO, ASQMS Deutschland GmbH

Dr. Christoph Nolte

Christoph Nolte

Head of Vehicle Inspection Service Division & Executive Vice President, DEKRA Group

Takahisa Shikama

Takahisa Shikama

Field Application Engineer, Asahi Kasei Microdevices Europe GmbH

Fabian Herfurth

Fabian Herfurth

Head of Strategy & Communications, thyssenkrupp Dynamic Components GmbH

Elizaveta Kessler

Elizaveta Kessler

Business Development Manager Power Storage, Henkel AG & Co. KGaA

Dominik Wiesner

Dominik Wiesner

Marketing & Communications Director Europe, Haitian Group

Kay Varnhorn

Kay Varnhorn

Technical Sales Manager Thermoplastic Elastomer, Asahi Kasei Europe GmbH

Fidan Huseynli

Fidan Huseynli

Senior Marketing & Stakeholder Manager, Invest Huangpu (Guangzhou)

Derrick Zechmair

Derrick Zechmair

Chief Executive Officer, FRÄNKISCHE Industrial Pipes GmbH & Co. KG

Volker Ludwig

Ludwig Volker

Director, Magna PT Global Sustainability & EHS

Steven Jenkins

Steven Jenkins

Vice President, Technology Strategy, Electronics Magna International Inc.

Joost Schollaert

Joost Schollaert

General Manager, Galloo Plastics

Markus Buckner

Markus Buckner

Sales Director Mobility & Transport, Outukumpu

Philipp Eigner

Philipp Eigner

Expert f. Sustainability, Smart Mobility & Customer Centricity, PROGENIUM GmbH & Co.KG

Sophia Neulinger

Sophia Neulinger

Expert f. Sustainability, Smart Mobility & Customer Centricity, PROGENIUM GmbH & Co.KG