IndustryForum Automotive

Accelerating Digitization In The Automotive Industry

How far can digitalization go in the automotive industry? What transformations are in store for the future of automobile production? Find out at IndustryForum Automotive, where we gather key leaders, C-level executives and top decision makers from leading businesses in the industry.

Gain insights on the latest developments, from high-tech automotive products to future transport solutions, such as autonomous driving technology and e-mobility. Exchange thoughts and ideas through pre-booked face-to-face meetings for growth strategies and rewarding business partnerships.

December 03 - 04, 2019


Speakers & Chairman

Bodo Bokämper

VP Procurement Digitalization
Bayerische Motoren Werke AG

Jan Strobel

Divisional Head of Regulation, Marketcommunication and Mobility
BDEW Bundesverband der Energie- und Wasserwirtschaft e. V.

Guido Degen

President Additive Manufacturing
GKN Powder Metallurgy Holding GmbH

Maria Granberg

Performance & lifestyle Coach
Maria Granberg Adventures

Tim Blon

Motorsport Engineering
Bosch Engineering GmbH

Paul Haigh

Head of Internet of Things VGE Germany
Vodafone Group Services GmbH

Sarah Yvonne Elßer

Editorial Host, Consultant for Tech Communication
Sarah Yvonne Elsser

Goetz von Esebeck

CTO E-Mobility

Andreas Kammel

Strategy & Business Opportunities

Tobias Nickel

Head of Corporate Marketing & Communication / Vice President
Dräxlmaier Group

Kim Moke

Executive Director
Stage Consult International

Johann Prenninger

Head of Analytics & Machine Learning & AI Connected Car
Bayerische Motoren Werke AG

Confirmed Attendees

Schaeffler Technologies AG & Co. KG
Head of Function Security
Bayerische Motoren Werke AG
Head of Methods and Service Assessment
Audi AG Werk Neckarsulm
Head of Safety A8
HIL Heeresinstandsetzungslogistik GmbH
Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket GmbH & Co. KG
Head of Quality Management
Faurecia Automotive GmbH
Executive Vice President Group Operations (COO)
Leoni AG
Vice President R&D - Wiring Systems Division
Continental Automotive GmbH
Head of Project & Process Management
Continental Automotive GmbH
Segment Head Strategy, Sales & Portfolio
Dräxlmaier Group
Head of Corporate Marketing & Communication / Vice President
MAGNA Powertrain AG & Co KG
Technical Assistent to the Sr. VP DS
The Themes

In Discussion

Alternative drives: is Germany ready for nationwide e-mobility?

Autonomous Driving: Are all stakeholders ready or is there a lull in the hype?

Breaking up old structures to find an agile way to have a competitive and successful future

Emerging Tech: Where are we moving next?

Solution Providers

The Sponsors


Previous Year

Keto Software
ITConcepts Automotive
Vodafone Group Services
PA Consulting
Invest Lithuania


Previous Year
Future drive systems and electrification
Connected mobility - Clean, safe and smart!
Cooperation, blockchain and AI - how to materialize the advance
innovationstrategies - the digital transformation von 0 to 100?
Change Management- skills shortage in a digital production

Speakers & Chairman

Previous Year
Gunnar Lange
Audi AG
Andreas Klein
HMC Hero Motors Company
Pasi Pennanen
Wolfgang Prinz
Fraunhofer-Institut für Angewandte Informationstechnik FIT
Peter Hirschfeld
Audi AG Werk Ingolstadt
Jens van Eikels
Audi AG Werk Ingolstadt