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Central & Eastern European Automotive Forum

11 - 12 October 2016

Andel's Hotel Prague

Central Europe's largest auto conference

50+ Speakers and Hosts 
Latest confirmations:

Paul Poirel, Chief Engineer Europe, Nexteer Automotive
Paul Poirel

Chief Engineer Europe

Nexteer Automotive

Frank Toenniges, Executive Director - Engineering, Johnson Controls
Frank Toenniges

Executive Director - Engineering

Johnson Controls

Matthias Frenzel, Associate Director Purchasing - Europe, Visteon
Matthias Frenzel

Associate Director Purchasing - Europe

Visteon

Emil Brunner, Senior Purchasing Manager [1-to-1 Meetings], VOLKSWAGEN EE Purchasing
Emil Brunner

Senior Purchasing Manager [1-to-1 Meetings]

VOLKSWAGEN EE Purchasing

Andrzej Korpak, Managing Director, General Motors Manufacturing Poland
Andrzej Korpak

Managing Director

General Motors Manufacturing Poland

Peter Matyus, International Purchasing, Eastern Europe, BMW Group
Peter Matyus

International Purchasing, Eastern Europe

BMW Group

Alev Onur, Director of Purchasing, PSA Group Slovakia
Alev Onur

Director of Purchasing

PSA Group Slovakia

Michal Kadera *tbc, External Affairs Director, Škoda Auto
Michal Kadera *tbc

External Affairs Director

Škoda Auto

Pawel Widel, Governmental Relations Director, General Motors Poland
Pawel Widel

Governmental Relations Director

General Motors Poland

Laszlo Urban, Deputy Managing Director, Magyar Suzuki Corp
Laszlo Urban

Deputy Managing Director

Magyar Suzuki Corp

Ufuk Karaca, Purchasing Team Leader, Mercedes-Benz Turk
Ufuk Karaca

Purchasing Team Leader

Mercedes-Benz Turk

Atsushi Murase, Vice President, Head of Business Planning and FA [Guest], DENSO Manufacturing Czech
Atsushi Murase

Vice President, Head of Business Planning and FA [Guest]

DENSO Manufacturing Czech

Zdenek Strobl, Head of Purchasing [Guest], DENSO Manufacturing Czech
Zdenek Strobl

Head of Purchasing [Guest]

DENSO Manufacturing Czech

Petr Dolejsi, Mobility & Sustainable Transport Director, ACEA Association
Petr Dolejsi

Mobility & Sustainable Transport Director

ACEA Association

Ivan Hodac, Former Secretary General, Member of the Board of Directors, ACEA; Aspen Institute Prague
Ivan Hodac

Former Secretary General, Member of the Board of Directors

ACEA; Aspen Institute Prague

Henry Foy, Central Europe Correspondent, Financial Times
Henry Foy

Central Europe Correspondent

Financial Times

Antoine de Cagny, Global Sourcing Officer, PSA Peugeot Citroen CE
Antoine de Cagny

Global Sourcing Officer

PSA Peugeot Citroen CE

Josef Barvinek, General Manager of Quality control [Observer], Toyota Peugeot Citroen - TPCA Kolin
Josef Barvinek

General Manager of Quality control [Observer]

Toyota Peugeot Citroen - TPCA Kolin

Miodrag Ognjanovic *tbc, Purchasing Manager, FCA Fiat Chrysler Automobile Serbia
Miodrag Ognjanovic *tbc

Purchasing Manager

FCA Fiat Chrysler Automobile Serbia

Andrej Cikel, Manager - Strategic Sourcing Eastern Europe, MAGNA International Europe
Andrej Cikel

Manager - Strategic Sourcing Eastern Europe

MAGNA International Europe

Hanno Miorini, VP Operations - Austria & SEE [1-1 Meetings], Robert Bosch
Hanno Miorini

VP Operations - Austria & SEE [1-1 Meetings]

Robert Bosch

Corneliu Antonovici, Senior Sales Manager, Robert Bosch CZ
Corneliu Antonovici

Senior Sales Manager

Robert Bosch CZ

Pavol Mensik, Commodities Buyer  [1-to-1 Meetings], MAGNA GETRAG FORD Slovakia
Pavol Mensik

Commodities Buyer [1-to-1 Meetings]

MAGNA GETRAG FORD Slovakia

Falk Koehler, Senior Manager - Strategic Purchasing  [1-to-1 Meetings], MAGNA GETRAG FORD Slovakia
Falk Koehler

Senior Manager - Strategic Purchasing [1-to-1 Meetings]

MAGNA GETRAG FORD Slovakia

Robert Snijder, Group Sourcing Director - Member of Extended Board, Bosal
Robert Snijder

Group Sourcing Director - Member of Extended Board

Bosal

Todd Morgan, Senior VP – Global Product Development, VARROC Lighting
Todd Morgan

Senior VP – Global Product Development

VARROC Lighting

Oliver Becker, Executive Director Process Innovation Advanced Product Development & Sales, Yanfeng Automotive Interiors
Oliver Becker

Executive Director Process Innovation Advanced Product Development & Sales

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors

Martin Klofanda, Purchasing Director, Iveco Czech - CNH Industrial
Martin Klofanda

Purchasing Director

Iveco Czech - CNH Industrial

Emrah Duman, International Markets Director - Trucks Business, Ford Otosan Turkey
Emrah Duman

International Markets Director - Trucks Business

Ford Otosan Turkey

Csaba Makos, Managing Director, Apollo Tyres
Csaba Makos

Managing Director

Apollo Tyres

Petr Marijczuk, Executive VP - Region North & Eastern Europe [Guest], Benteler Automotive Rumburk
Petr Marijczuk

Executive VP - Region North & Eastern Europe [Guest]

Benteler Automotive Rumburk

Murat Ozkam, Purchasing Manager - EE, Turkey, Russia  [1-to-1 Meetings], Federal-Mogul Motorparts
Murat Ozkam

Purchasing Manager - EE, Turkey, Russia [1-to-1 Meetings]

Federal-Mogul Motorparts

Frank Fickel, Future Trends & Technology Transfer [1-to-1 Meetings], IAV Engineering
Frank Fickel

Future Trends & Technology Transfer [1-to-1 Meetings]

IAV Engineering

Pavel Silha, Managing Director, OPEL Czech Republic & Slovakia
Pavel Silha

Managing Director

OPEL Czech Republic & Slovakia

Mehmet Buldurgan, Chairman, MBCO Strategy
Mehmet Buldurgan

Chairman

MBCO Strategy

Jaroslav Kaizr, Business Director, CTP
Jaroslav Kaizr

Business Director

CTP

Sebastian Clauss, Area Sales Manager, item Industrietechnik
Sebastian Clauss

Area Sales Manager

item Industrietechnik

Bertrand Faulconnier, Operations Director, Plastic Omnium
Bertrand Faulconnier

Operations Director

Plastic Omnium

Zsolt Puskas, Executive Vice President, TreQ and Resident Engineering Services, TRIGO Group
Zsolt Puskas

Executive Vice President, TreQ and Resident Engineering Services

TRIGO Group

Yongru Cheng, Economic & Commercial Counsellor, Embassy of the P.R. China in Czech Republic
Yongru Cheng

Economic & Commercial Counsellor

Embassy of the P.R. China in Czech Republic

Niclas Pfüller-von Wobeser, General Director, Brose Gruppe CZ
Niclas Pfüller-von Wobeser

General Director

Brose Gruppe CZ

Bart Ader, PC&L  Program Manager, Germany, [Guest],  FAURECIA Emissions Control
Bart Ader

PC&L Program Manager, Germany, [Guest]

FAURECIA Emissions Control

Ondrej Benes, Head of Purchasing - EE [1-to-1 Meetings], FAURECIA
Ondrej Benes

Head of Purchasing - EE [1-to-1 Meetings]

FAURECIA

Aljosa Kovac, Powertrain Director, CIMOS Group
Aljosa Kovac

Powertrain Director

CIMOS Group

Walter Rosinger, Manager Strategy & Business Development [Guest], Magna Steyr
Walter Rosinger

Manager Strategy & Business Development [Guest]

Magna Steyr

Karel Kucera, CEO, CzechInvest
Karel Kucera

CEO

CzechInvest

Pierluigi Ghione, General Manager - Serbia, Grammer Systems
Pierluigi Ghione

General Manager - Serbia

Grammer Systems

Denes Klujber, President, MAJOSZ Hungarian Association of Vehicle Component Manufacturers
Denes Klujber

President

MAJOSZ Hungarian Association of Vehicle Component Manufacturers

Yuichiro Kugo, Team Head  [1-to-1 Meetings], Futaba Czech
Yuichiro Kugo

Team Head [1-to-1 Meetings]

Futaba Czech

Esref Mermer, Manager International Purchasing SEE, BMW Group
Esref Mermer

Manager International Purchasing SEE

BMW Group

Jakub Farys, President, Polish Automotive Industry Association
Jakub Farys

President

Polish Automotive Industry Association

Martin Krejci, Director of Investment Division, CzechInvest
Martin Krejci

Director of Investment Division

CzechInvest

David Schnaider, Business Development Director, Videoton Holding
David Schnaider

Business Development Director

Videoton Holding

Horst Wiedmann, Executive VP - Materials Management Head [Guest], ZF TRW
Horst Wiedmann

Executive VP - Materials Management Head [Guest]

ZF TRW

Norbert Szerencsi [1-to-1 Meetings], Purchasing Manager, BorgWarner
Norbert Szerencsi [1-to-1 Meetings]

Purchasing Manager

BorgWarner

Callum Patterson [1-to-1 Meetings], Market Intelligence Analyst, International Purchasing, Jaguar Land Rover
Callum Patterson [1-to-1 Meetings]

Market Intelligence Analyst, International Purchasing

Jaguar Land Rover

Frederic Flory, VP - Seat Covers and Metal, Grammer
Frederic Flory

VP - Seat Covers and Metal

Grammer

Karolina Topolova, CEO, AAA Auto
Karolina Topolova

CEO

AAA Auto

Iztok Seljak, CEO, Hidria - Automotive Technologies
Iztok Seljak

CEO

Hidria - Automotive Technologies

Marko Gorjup, Member of the Board, TPV Group
Marko Gorjup

Member of the Board

TPV Group

Matej Skocir, Head of FDI and Exports, SPIRIT Slovenija
Matej Skocir

Head of FDI and Exports

SPIRIT Slovenija

Tatjana Mohoric, Director, ACS - Automotive Cluster of Slovenia
Tatjana Mohoric

Director

ACS - Automotive Cluster of Slovenia

Dusan Brazda, Senior Manager – Procurement Europe & South Africa, YANFENG Automotive
Dusan Brazda

Senior Manager – Procurement Europe & South Africa

YANFENG Automotive

Jaromir Kriz, CEE Director, Tebodin
Jaromir Kriz

CEE Director

Tebodin

Sebastian Wilk, Planning and Development Director, SGP Group
Sebastian Wilk

Planning and Development Director

SGP Group

Matthew Harrison, Key Account Manager, Gebruder Weiss
Matthew Harrison

Key Account Manager

Gebruder Weiss

Automakers – Latest confirmations:

• A. Korpak, MD, Manufacturing Poland, GM OPEL
• P. Widel, Governmental Relations Director, Poland, GM OPEL
• L. Urban, Deputy Managing Director, Hungary, SUZUKI
• J. Barvinek [observer], General Manager - Quality control, Kolin, TOYOTA TPCA
• U. Karaca, Purchasing Director, Turkey, MERCEDES-BENZ
• A. Onur, Purchasing Director – Central Europe, PSA PEUGEOT CITROEN
• P. Matyus, Head of Purchasing SEE, BMW
• P. Silha, Managing Director, GM OPEL, CR & SR
• M. Gunel, General Director – Engines and Transmission, FORD OTOSAN

> VIEW FULL LIST:

Suppliers - Latest confirmations:

• M. Frenzel, Associate Director Purchasing – Europe, VISTEON
• F. Toenniges, Executive Director – Engineering, Burscheid, JOHNSON CONTROLS
• H. Miorini, VP Operations – Austria & SEE, BOSCH
• T. Morgan, Senior VP – Global Product Development, VARROC Lighting
• R. Snijder, Group Sourcing Director, BOSAL
• N. Pfüller-von Wobeser, General Director, BROSE
• O. Benes, Head of Purchasing, FAURECIA
• O. Becker, Executive Director – Process Innovation Advanced Product Development, YANFENG Automotive
• C. Makos, CEO – Hungary, APOLLO TYRES
• J. Kaizr, Business Director, CTP
• S. Clauss, Area Sales Manager, item Industrietechnik
• A. Kovac, Powertrain Director, CIMOS
• P. Ghione, General Manager – Serbia, GRAMMER
• B. Faulconnier, Operations Director – Central Europe, PLASTIC OMNIUM

> VIEW FULL LIST

  • AUTOMOTIVE FORUM 2015: Highlights
    The only strategic meeting place for senior automotive managers from all CEE countries

  • FORMAT & SPEAKERS
    2 days, 45+ speakers, key topics, strategic overviews, case-studies
    >> Full Speaker List

  • AUDIENCE, NETWORKING & 1-to-1 MEETINGS
    200+ auto executives, suppliers, purchasing directors, analysts and officials.
    Talk to clients at 1-to-1 meetings, cocktail reception, coffee breaks, Q&As and over business lunch.
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AUTOMOTIVE TRENDS

Covering the entire region:
Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, Romania, Turkey, Slovenia, Serbia and Bulgaria

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INTERACTIVE & INFORMATIVE FORMATS 

- CEO Debates
- Keynote Presentations
- Investment Rountables
- Questions & Answers
- Informal Networking

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1-TO-1 MEETINGS

Meet purchasing directors:
PSA, BMW Group, VW, Suzuki, Fiat, Federal-Mogul, ZF, Grammer, Brose, IAV, TPV,  ...

1-to-1 Purchasing Meetings Explained:

1-to-1 Meetings

Discuss contracts and real business informally
Create personal connections

  • Pre-scheduled, private, and time-effective
  • Series of 10-min meetings hosted by OEM & supplier purchasing managers
  • Reserve your time-slots to meet buyers face-to-face

 

Our sponsors: Leading solutions providers

Our Partners: Auto Associations & Investment Authorities

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zapsr


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czechinvest

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polish automotive industry association

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hungarian investment promotion agency

- Automotive Industry Association, Czech Republic

- ZAPSR Auto Manufacturers, Slovakia

- MAJOSZ Hungarian Components Manufacturers

- Czech Invest

- SARIO Slovak Investment & Trade Development

- UKTI Trade & Investment Promotion

- PZPM Polish Auto Association

- Hungarian Investment Promotion Agency

- Spirit Slovenia

Early Speaker confirmations 2016 include:

Contact Conference Organisers:

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Ales Petric
Conference Director
T +44 20 8004 5697
LN: www.linkedin.com/in/apetric
Ales@AdamSmithConferences.com

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Anastasia Varnavskaya
Automotive Portfolio Head
T +44 20 8004 5691
LN: uk.linkedin.com/in/anastasiavarnavskaya
anastasia@adamsmithconferences.com

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Dmitry Srybny
Partnership and Sponsorship Manager
T +44 777 400 6056
dsrybny@adamsmithconferences.com

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Sarah Hole
Marketing Manager
T +44 20 8004 5692
sarah@adamsmithconferences.com

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Konstantin Sumarokov
Delegate Relations Manager
T +44 20 8004 5707
K.Sumarokov@adamsmithconferences.com

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Taisiya Solomatina
Delegate Relations Manager
T +44 20 8004 5707
T.Solomatina@adamsmithconferences.com