Central & Eastern European Automotive Forum

11 - 12 October 2016

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55+ Speakers and Hosts

Central Europe's largest auto conference

Automakers – Latest confirmations:

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• A. Korpak, MD - Poland, GM OPEL
• C. Peters, Head of Purchasing, EE, Volkswagen
• M. Ognjanovic, Purchasing Director, FCA Fiat Chrysler
• L. Urban, Deputy Managing Director, Hungary, SUZUKI
• J. Barvinek [observer], General Manager - Quality control, Kolin, TOYOTA TPCA
• A. Onur, Purchasing Director – Central Europe, PSA PEUGEOT CITROEN
• J. Vanek, Gen. Manager, IVECO Czech
• P. Matyus, Head of Purchasing SEE, BMW
• P. Silha, Managing Director, GM OPEL, CR & SR
• M. Gunel, General Director – Engines & Transmission, FORD OTOSAN

Suppliers - Latest confirmations:

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• F. Toenniges, Executive Director – Engineering, JOHNSON CONTROLS
• T. Morgan, VP – Global Product Development, Varroc Lighting
• O. Becker, Executive Director – Process Innovation Advanced Product Development, YANFENG Auto
• A. Cikel, Strategic Sourcing, MAGNA
• C. Antonovici, Senior Sales Lead, CEE, BOSCH
• A. Murase, VP DENSO Czech
• R. Snijder, Group Sourcing Director, BOSAL
• O. Benes, Head of Purchasing, FAURECIA
• C. Makos, CEO – Hungary, APOLLO TYRES
• A. Kovac, Powertrain Director, CIMOS
• P. Ghione, General Manager – Serbia, GRAMMER
• B. Faulconnier, Operations Director – Central Europe, PLASTIC OMNIUM

Speakers confirmed in 2016 include:

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

Managing Director

General Motors Manufacturing Poland

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

Director of Purchasing

PSA Group Slovakia

Nick Sampson, Head of Purchasing, Jaguar Land Rover SK
Nick Sampson

Head of Purchasing

Jaguar Land Rover SK

Miodrag Ognjanovic, Purchasing Director, FCA Fiat Chrysler Automobile Serbia
Miodrag Ognjanovic

Purchasing Director

FCA Fiat Chrysler Automobile Serbia

Carsten Peters, Head of Purchasing, Regional Office Eastern Europe, Volkswagen
Carsten Peters

Head of Purchasing, Regional Office Eastern Europe

Volkswagen

Paul Goff, Senior STA Manager, Jaguar Land Rover SK
Paul Goff

Senior STA Manager

Jaguar Land Rover SK

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

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

International Purchasing, Eastern Europe

BMW Group

Tomas Kubik, GK - Corporate Communications [Guest], SKODA Auto
Tomas Kubik

GK - Corporate Communications [Guest]

SKODA Auto

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

Deputy Managing Director

Magyar Suzuki Corp

Jiri Vanek, General Manager, IVECO Czech Republic
Jiri Vanek

General Manager

IVECO Czech Republic

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

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

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

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

Manager - Strategic Sourcing Eastern Europe

MAGNA International Europe

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

Senior Sales Manager

Robert Bosch EE

Markus Horst, Senior Manager - Strategic Purchasing [1-to-1 Meetings], Magna GETRAG FORD Slovakia
Markus Horst

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 [1-to-1 Meetings], IVECO Czech Republic
Martin Klofanda

Purchasing Director [1-to-1 Meetings]

IVECO Czech Republic

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

International Markets Director - Trucks Business

Ford Otosan Turkey

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, India  [1-to-1 Meetings], Federal-Mogul Motorparts
Murat Ozkam

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

Federal-Mogul Motorparts

Thorsten Bohnenberger, Product Line Marketing Director, Faurecia
Thorsten Bohnenberger

Product Line Marketing Director

Faurecia

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

Attila Vass, Expert Quality (TreQ) Manager, TRIGO Group
Attila Vass

Expert Quality (TreQ) Manager

TRIGO Group

Sebastian Clauss, Area Sales Manager, item Industrietechnik
Sebastian Clauss

Area Sales Manager

item Industrietechnik

Bertrand Faulconnier *TBC, Operations Director, Plastic Omnium
Bertrand Faulconnier *TBC

Operations Director

Plastic Omnium

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

Martin Krejci, Director of Investment Division, CzechInvest
Martin Krejci

Director of Investment Division

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

Hiroyuki Nakai, Company President, Futaba Czech
Hiroyuki Nakai

Company President

Futaba Czech

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

Team Head [1-to-1 Meetings]

Futaba Czech

Zdenek Petzl, Secretary General, Czech Automotive Industry Association
Zdenek Petzl

Secretary General

Czech Automotive Industry Association

Robert Simoncic, CEO, SARIO Slovak Investment and Trade Development Agency
Robert Simoncic

CEO

SARIO Slovak Investment and Trade Development Agency

Jakub Farys, President, Polish Automotive Industry Association
Jakub Farys

President

Polish Automotive Industry Association

Tae Yun Yee, Director, PLAKOR Czech
Tae Yun Yee

Director

PLAKOR Czech

Karolina Topolova, CEO, AAA Auto
Karolina Topolova

CEO

AAA Auto

Bostjan Bratus, Vice President, Hidria Automotive
Bostjan Bratus

Vice President

Hidria Automotive

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 [1-to-1 Meetings], YANFENG Automotive
Dusan Brazda

Senior Manager – Procurement Europe & South Africa [1-to-1 Meetings]

YANFENG Automotive

Michal Tyrlik, Quality Specialist [1-to-1 Meetings], SEJONG Czech
Michal Tyrlik

Quality Specialist [1-to-1 Meetings]

SEJONG Czech

Jan Opolka, Development Senior Specialist [1-to-1 Meetings], SEJONG Czech
Jan Opolka

Development Senior Specialist [1-to-1 Meetings]

SEJONG Czech

Susana Tello, Institutional Affairs Manager, Gestamp
Susana Tello

Institutional Affairs Manager

Gestamp

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

Lyubomir Stanislavov, President, Automotive Cluster Bulgaria
Lyubomir Stanislavov

President

Automotive Cluster Bulgaria

Aleksandar Medjedovic, Chairman, Turkish Serbian Business Council at DEIK (Turkish Foreign Economic Relations Board)
Aleksandar Medjedovic

Chairman

Turkish Serbian Business Council at DEIK (Turkish Foreign Economic Relations Board)

David Schnaider, Business Development Director, Videoton Holding
David Schnaider

Business Development Director

Videoton Holding

Sarah Kingsbury, Senior Analyst | European Vehicle Sales Forecast , IHS Markit
Sarah Kingsbury

Senior Analyst | European Vehicle Sales Forecast

IHS Markit

Ewa Root, Manager - Automotive, IHS Markit
Ewa Root

Manager - Automotive

IHS Markit

Hana Kajnarova, Commercial Director, BRISK Tabor
Hana Kajnarova

Commercial Director

BRISK Tabor

Kamil Blazek, Chairman, Czech Association for Foreign Investment
Kamil Blazek

Chairman

Czech Association for Foreign Investment

Robert Esik, President, HIPA Hungarian Investment Promotion Agency
Robert Esik

President

HIPA Hungarian Investment Promotion Agency

Maria Vola, Partner - Export Development, AUTOSTAT
Maria Vola

Partner - Export Development

AUTOSTAT

Polona Krpac Gornjak, Director - Technical Textile Division, FORI Group
Polona Krpac Gornjak

Director - Technical Textile Division

FORI Group

Kilian Csaba, CEO, MAGE Hungarian Automotive Industry Association
Kilian Csaba

CEO

MAGE Hungarian Automotive Industry Association

Simon Garbett, Partner, Head of Automotive, EMEA, Squire Patton Boggs
Simon Garbett

Partner, Head of Automotive, EMEA

Squire Patton Boggs

Svetoslav Gatev, Expert, InvestBulgaria Agency
Svetoslav Gatev

Expert

InvestBulgaria Agency

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

  • FORMAT & SPEAKERS
    2 days, 55+ speakers, key topics, strategic overviews, case-studies
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  • 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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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
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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
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- 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

Contact Conference Organisers:

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Alex Petric
Conference Director
T +44 20 8004 5697
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Anastasia Varnavskaya
Automotive Portfolio Head
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Dmitry Srybny
Partnership and Sponsorship Manager
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Maria Danilova
Marketing Manager
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Konstantin Sumarokov
Delegate Relations Manager
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Marsel Ziganshin
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