15 October 2018

Registration & Check-in

Congress Park, Heinrich-Heine-Str. 1, 38440 Wolfsburg

08.00 - 08.30

Prof. Dr. Johannes Walther, Chairman of the board, IPM AG
Günter Lach, Mayor, City of Wolfsburg
Thomas Krause, Board, Wolfsburg AG

08.30 - 08.50

08.50 - 09.10


Keynote: Effects of electromobility on the procurement strategy

Marco Philippi, Leiter Strategie Beschaffung, Volkswagen AG

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09.10 - 10.10


Masterclass: Why customers do not buy electric cars and how this can be changed

Prof. Dr. Matthias Tomenendal, Berlin University of Economics and Law

09.10 - 09.30


Innovative e-vehicles - hesitant customers. What can we do for the customer?

Stefan von Dobschütz, CCO eMobility, Innogy SE


09.30 - 09.50


Why OEMs cannot do it on their own

Wolfgang Müller-Pietralla, Futurologist, Volkswagen AG


09.50 - 10.10


panel discussion

10.10 - 10.55

Coffee break

10.55 - 11.15


KEYNOTE: E-MOBility, DIGITALization & autonomous driving - the future of LAMBORGHINI ?

Stefan Gramse, Chief Procurement Officer, Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A.

11.15 - 12.15


Masterclass: New Approaches to traffic solutions

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Karl-Heinz Lüke, Ostfalia University of Applied Sciences

11.15 - 11.35


The automobile continues to dominate everyday life

Dr. Frank Nehuis, Group research vehicle concepts, Volkswagen AG

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11.35 - 11.55


New traffic concepts determine everyday life

Dr. Bernd Heinrichs, Executive Vice President and Chief Digital Officer Smart Mobility Solutions, Robert Bosch GmbH (tbc) 

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11.55 - 12.15


panel discussion

12.15 - 13.25

Lunch break

13.25 - 13.45


Keynote: Implications of autonomous and electric drive on the design of cars

Werner Köstler, Head of Strategy Interior Division, Strategie & Business Development Mobility Services, Continental Automotive


13.45 - 14.45


Masterclass: When will autonomous Driving have its breakthrough?

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Andreas Zaby, Berlin University of Economics and Law

13.45 - 14.05


Challenges for urban mobility in the future

Mirko Taubenreuther, Senior Vice President Automated Driving Functions, IAV GmbH


14.05 - 14.25


Autonomous driving is imminent, we can already experience it!

Harald Barth, Product Marketing Manager Driving Assistance, Valeo GmbH


15.00 - 18.30


15.00 - 16.30


Workshops & Discussion incl. coffee break

Workshop 1: E-Mobility

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Matthias Tomenendal, Berlin University of Economics and Law
Stephan Auracher, Head of Segment Automotive & Suppliers, E.ON Solutions GmbH
Tristan Glinka, Director Operations Germany, FormelD
Dr. Marc Hohmann, Leiter Competence Center Elektromobilität, EDAG Engineering Gmb
Dr. Hermann Schindler, Senior Executive Vice President Corporate Development, SupplyOn AG

Workshop 2: Digitization

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Karl-Heinz Lüke, Ostfalia University of Applied Sciences
Olaf Bollmann, Head of Procurement Strategy, Capacity and Process Management, Dr. Ing. h. c. F. Porsche AG
Daniel Heidrich, Managing Director, EBK Krüger GmbH & Co. KG
Joachim Hermes, Mitglied der Geschäftsführung, Karl Berrang GmbH
Dr. Wolfgang Puntigam, Global Business Unit Manager of Integrated Open Development Platform, AVL List GmbH
Friedrich Frhr. von Boeselager, Senior Manager, MHP Management- und IT-Beratung GmbH

Workshop 3: Fully autonomous driving

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Hans-Gerhard Seeba, Ostfalia University of Applied Sciences
Harald Barth, Product Marketing Manager Driving Assistance, Valeo GmbH
Dr. Christoph Maier, Head of Technology, DEKRA Group
Dr. Hieronymus Fischer, Leiter Automotive Innovation Center, ESG Elektroniksystem- und Logistik-GmbH 

Panel discussion: Artificial Intelligence - just a buzzword in the automotive industry?

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Andreas Zaby, Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Recht Berlin
Dr. Wolfgang Hildesheim, Head of Watson and AI, DACH, IBM Deutschland GmH
Markus Loosen, Lead Architect Connected Customer, Microsoft Deutschland GmbH
Puneet Madaan, Head of R&D, PATEO Europe GmbH
Dr. Patrick van der Smagt, Director of Artificial Intelligence Research, Volkswagen AG


Closing address and Champagne reception