NextGen Auto International Summit China – China auto industry’s premier international thought leadership summit

published: 2013-11-07 13:28 | editor: | category: Show Report
 
Explore innovative business and technology strategies for next generation intelligent, energy efficient and connected vehicles
 
Co-organised by Messe Frankfurt and the China government’s National Reform and Development Commission (NDRC) International Cooperation Center, the 2nd Annual NextGen Auto International Summit China is designed as a truly international thought leadership industry gathering for speakers and delegates to interact, exchange ideas and promote new strategies, collaborations, technologies, services and applications.
 
Delegates will take away new insights into business models, product and service strategies as well as technology innovations that facilitate a more profitable and sustainable future for OEMs, suppliers and service providers. Top-of-the-agenda themes to be covered in-depth through the Summit’s presentations and discussion panels include: 
 
1. Priority policies and planning for a more sustainable and globally competitive automotive industry 
2. Overseas perspectives and case studies: Industry mega-trends, evolving business models and technology innovation impacts 
3. Promoting development of China’s OEMs and suppliers: Moving to real partnerships, technology transfer and access to global markets 
4. Formula-E racing coming to China: Potential spin-off benefits for EV performance, safety and consumer acceptance 
5. New directions for urban personal mobility aligned with China’s developing eco-cities 
6. E-mobility and electrification: Critical steps for market growth 
7. Aftermarket opportunities ahead: Achieving profitable development and customer satisfaction 
8. Strategies for dealerships and distributors: New business and service markets
9. Powerful digital and social media strategies for automotive market development 
10. Hybrid innovations evaluation for passenger and commercial vehicle markets 
11. Boosting transportation efficiency in commercial fleets including impacts of advanced fuels, hybrids, new materials and digital technologies 
12. Enabling a service centric future through the smart connected car 
Gain new insights from leading OEMs, suppliers and government policy makers
 
A selection of the high level executive speakers confirmed to date from China and overseas include: 
National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC): Senior Director
Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST): Senior Director
China Automotive Technology and Research Center (CATARC): Wang Cheng, Executive Director, Clean Energy Vehicle Productivity Promotion Center
Team China Racing (Formula E): Steven Lu, Vice-President and CEO
Fiat Chrysler Group, Germany: Thomas Hajek, Board Member
Volkswagen (China): Boriana Lambreva, Senior Manager New Energy Vehicles Group Strategy and Planning
BAIC Motor Electric Vehicle Co.: Dr. Yuan Cheng Yin, Chief Engineer, Proton, Malaysia: Ridzuan Yusof, Head of Electric Vehicle Project
WirelessCar (Volvo), Sweden: Martin Rosell, Managing Director
Fuarecia, France: Christophe Aufrere, Technology Strategy Vice President
German Federal Association for eMobility (BEM): Christian Heep, CEO
China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM): Dong Yang, Secretary General
Continental Automotive: Francois Schoentgen, Managing Director, Powertrain BU Transmission Asia
Ipsos: Klaus Paur, Global Head of Automotive
iO E-Scooter, Austria: Bernd Kraemmer, CEO
HTI China (Hughes Telematics): Rebecca Zhu , Business Development Director
Top 100 Fleet, USA & Former Fleet Manager of Year: Rick Longobart, Facilities and Fleet Manager, City of Santa Ana & President, MEMA
Automotive Engineering Development Institute, Tsinghua University: Dr. Song Jian, President
Malaysia Automotive Institute (MAI), Government of Malaysia: Madani Sahari, CEO
National Engineering Laboratory for Electric Vehicles (NELEV), BIT: Dr. Cheng Lin, Professor & Vice Director
Gain benefits from the synergy with Automechanika Shanghai
 
Automechanika Shanghai, organised by Messe Frankfurt and the China National Automotive Industry International Corporation (CNAICO), will be held from 10 – 13 December 2013 at the Shanghai New International Expo Center, China. The fair is the world’s second-biggest Automechanika for automotive parts, accessories, equipment and services, with the largest one being held in Frankfurt, Germany. Automechanika Shanghai covers the full range of automotive OE and aftermarket products and services from the three main industry sections – Parts & Components, Repair & Maintenance and Accessories & Tuning. To date, 4,400 registrations have been received from exhibitors, including many leading brands which exhibit at the main Automechanika event in Germany. More than 80,000 trade visitors are expected to visit the show.
 
For Further Information, please go to //www.nextgenautosummit-china.com/
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