Central & Eastern European Automotive Forum

16 - 17 October 2017

Central Europe's largest auto conference

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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,  ...

Central European Automotive Forum 2017 brings together all the leading players in CEE automotive industry. OEMs, T1 and T2 suppliers, as well as solutions providers all gather in Prague each year for 2 days of news and networking.


Speakers & meetings hosts confirmed for Oct 2017:

Martin Remes, Head of Parts Development, Hyundai HMMC
Martin Remes

Head of Parts Development

Hyundai HMMC

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

Purchasing Director

FCA Fiat Chrysler Automobile Serbia

Tomas Barilic, Head of Chassis & Body, Parts Development [1-to-1 Meetings], KIA Motors Slovakia
Tomas Barilic

Head of Chassis & Body, Parts Development [1-to-1 Meetings]

KIA Motors Slovakia

Nick Sampson, Head of Purchasing [1-to-1 Meetings Host], Jaguar Land Rover SK
Nick Sampson

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

Jaguar Land Rover SK

Michal Labaj, Head of Parts Development, KIA Motors Slovakia
Michal Labaj

Head of Parts Development

KIA Motors Slovakia

Natasa Vesic, Indirect materials manager, FCA Fiat Chrysler Automobile Serbia
Natasa Vesic

Indirect materials manager

FCA Fiat Chrysler Automobile Serbia

Biljana Milosavljevic, Direct materials manager, FCA Fiat Chrysler Automobile Serbia
Biljana Milosavljevic

Direct materials manager

FCA Fiat Chrysler Automobile Serbia

Pavel Vesely, Head of Purchasing, SKODA Auto
Pavel Vesely

Head of Purchasing

SKODA Auto

Radim Danis, Chassis & Power Train, Hyundai HMMC
Radim Danis

Chassis & Power Train

Hyundai HMMC

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

International Purchasing, Eastern Europe

BMW Group

Tomas Paroubek, Manager of Corporate Office - Observer Guest , Toyota TPCA
Tomas Paroubek

Manager of Corporate Office - Observer Guest

Toyota TPCA

Marek Hovorka, Company Spokesperson - Observer Guest, Toyota TPCA
Marek Hovorka

Company Spokesperson - Observer Guest

Toyota TPCA

Martin Koers, Head of Economic Policy & Climate Protection, German Association of the Automotive Industry
Martin Koers

Head of Economic Policy & Climate Protection

German Association of the Automotive Industry

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

Deputy Managing Director

Magyar Suzuki Corp

Senior Representative, Spokesman, Public Relations [Guest], KIA Motors Slovakia
Senior Representative

Spokesman, Public Relations [Guest]

KIA Motors Slovakia

Paul Goff, Senior STA Manager [1-to-1 Meetings Host], Jaguar Land Rover SK
Paul Goff

Senior STA Manager [1-to-1 Meetings Host]

Jaguar Land Rover SK

Adrienn Sziraki, Purchasing - Eastern Europe Regional Office, 1-to-1 Meetings, Volkswagen
Adrienn Sziraki

Purchasing - Eastern Europe Regional Office, 1-to-1 Meetings

Volkswagen

Anita Rozsahegyi, Logistics - Eastern Europe Regional Office, 1-to-1 Meetings, Volkswagen
Anita Rozsahegyi

Logistics - Eastern Europe Regional Office, 1-to-1 Meetings

Volkswagen

Ivan Kebisek, Engineering Director & Tech Center Trencin Site Leader, Engineering Europe & South Africa, YANFENG Automotive
Ivan Kebisek

Engineering Director & Tech Center Trencin Site Leader, Engineering Europe & South Africa

YANFENG Automotive

Javier Ealo, Commercial Director, Robert Bosch CEE
Javier Ealo

Commercial Director

Robert Bosch CEE

Tae-Yun Yee, Director, PLAKOR Czech
Tae-Yun Yee

Director

PLAKOR Czech

Claes Valentin, European Sales Director, Delphi Automotive - Movimento
Claes Valentin

European Sales Director

Delphi Automotive - Movimento

Valter Leban, Member of the Board of Management, Kolektor Group
Valter Leban

Member of the Board of Management

Kolektor Group

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

Frank Toenniges, Director of Technology Center Slovakia and Central Engineering, Adient
Frank Toenniges

Director of Technology Center Slovakia and Central Engineering

Adient

Niclas Pfueller, General Director, Brose CZ
Niclas Pfueller

General Director

Brose CZ

Lawrence Davies, CEO - Automotive Investment , UK Government, DIT International Trade
Lawrence Davies

CEO - Automotive Investment

UK Government, DIT International Trade

Simon Warburton, Business Editor, Just-Auto
Simon Warburton

Business Editor

Just-Auto

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

Senior VP – Global Product Development

VARROC Lighting

Thomas Micek, Member of the Board, Czech Association for Foreign Investment
Thomas Micek

Member of the Board

Czech Association for Foreign Investment

Axel Mallener, General Manager, BROSE Bratislava & Brose Prievidza
Axel Mallener

General Manager

BROSE Bratislava & Brose Prievidza

Zdenko Lucic, Managing Director, Croatian Agency for Investments and Competitiveness
Zdenko Lucic

Managing Director

Croatian Agency for Investments and Competitiveness

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

Group Sourcing Director - Member of Extended Board

Bosal

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

General Manager - Serbia

Grammer Systems

Murat Ozkam, EMEA Purchasing Manager Chassis  [1-to-1 Meetings], Federal-Mogul Motorparts
Murat Ozkam

EMEA Purchasing Manager Chassis [1-to-1 Meetings]

Federal-Mogul Motorparts

Patrick Hessel, CEO, c2i
Patrick Hessel

CEO

c2i

David Schnaider, Business Development Director, Videoton Holding
David Schnaider

Business Development Director

Videoton Holding

Martin Kele, CEO, Matador Automotive
Martin Kele

CEO

Matador Automotive

Martin Krejci, Director of Investment Division, CzechInvest
Martin Krejci

Director of Investment Division

CzechInvest

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

President

HIPA Hungarian Investment Promotion Agency

David Vais, Senior Business Development Manager for Czech Republic and Slovakia, CTP
David Vais

Senior Business Development Manager for Czech Republic and Slovakia

CTP

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

President

MAJOSZ Hungarian Association of Vehicle Component Manufacturers

Sebastian Wundisch, Partner - Intellectual property , Noerr
Sebastian Wundisch

Partner - Intellectual property

Noerr

Rusandra Sandu, Partner - Head of Corporate, M&A, Romania, Noerr
Rusandra Sandu

Partner - Head of Corporate, M&A, Romania

Noerr

Zoran Stamatovski, Secretary - Foreign Direct Investment Promotion, SPIRIT Slovenija
Zoran Stamatovski

Secretary - Foreign Direct Investment Promotion

SPIRIT Slovenija

Vitalie Iurcu, Deputy Minister of Economy & Infrastructure, Moldova Ministry of Economy & Infrastructure
Vitalie Iurcu

Deputy Minister of Economy & Infrastructure

Moldova Ministry of Economy & Infrastructure

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

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

IAV Engineering

Suheyl Baybali, Executive Officer, TAYSAD Association, Turkey
Suheyl Baybali

Executive Officer

TAYSAD Association, Turkey

Gediminas Koryzna, Director of Business Development, Invest Lithuania
Gediminas Koryzna

Director of Business Development

Invest Lithuania

Alexander Slovak, Head of Automotive Vertical, Gebruder Weiss
Alexander Slovak

Head of Automotive Vertical

Gebruder Weiss

Peter Herbaly, Global Resident Engineering Director, Trigo Group
Peter Herbaly

Global Resident Engineering Director

Trigo Group

Sigurd Wedam, Head of OE-Sales - Guest, Robert Bosch CZ
Sigurd Wedam

Head of OE-Sales - Guest

Robert Bosch CZ

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)

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

Senior Analyst | European Vehicle Sales Forecast

IHS Markit

Patricija Gulic, Technical Director, FORI Group - TT Okroglica
Patricija Gulic

Technical Director

FORI Group - TT Okroglica

Attila Bogacs, IT Manager, Le Belier BSM, Hungary
Attila Bogacs

IT Manager

Le Belier BSM, Hungary

Christopher Plant, Founder, The Voice of Automotive Business
Christopher Plant

Founder

The Voice of Automotive Business

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

Chairman

Czech Association for Foreign Investment

Lyubomir Stanislavov, President, Automotive Cluster Bulgaria
Lyubomir Stanislavov

President

Automotive Cluster Bulgaria

Lennart Oly, Managing Director and Accreditation body, TISAX
Lennart Oly

Managing Director and Accreditation body

TISAX

Amir Klincar, Managing Director - BH Leather, Prevent Group
Amir Klincar

Managing Director - BH Leather

Prevent Group

Steve Thirkettle, Supplier Development and Quality Assurance Manager - CEE, Magna International Germany
Steve Thirkettle

Supplier Development and Quality Assurance Manager - CEE

Magna International Germany

José Rogel, Poland Country Manager, Gestamp
José Rogel

Poland Country Manager

Gestamp

Sebastian Clauss, Area Sales Manager, item Industrietechnik
Sebastian Clauss

Area Sales Manager

item Industrietechnik

Christoph Wagner, Director - Market Segment Automotive, Rohde & Schwarz
Christoph Wagner

Director - Market Segment Automotive

Rohde & Schwarz

Zsolt Szalay, Associate professor and head of department, Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Zsolt Szalay

Associate professor and head of department

Budapest University of Technology and Economics

Oliver Schatz, General Manager, Senior Vice President Technical, Robert Bosch
Oliver Schatz

General Manager, Senior Vice President Technical

Robert Bosch

Martyn Gill, European Business Development Director, Lighthouse Systems
Martyn Gill

European Business Development Director

Lighthouse Systems

1-to-1 Purchasing meetings

1-to-1 Meetings explained:

Discuss contracts and real business informally
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  • Series of 10-min meetings hosted by OEM & supplier purchasing managers
  • Reserve your time-slots to meet buyers face-to-face

 

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Flashback of CEE Automotive Forum 2016 

Companies included:
Skoda Auto, TPCA CZ, GM Poland, JLR, BMW Group, VW Group Purchasing EE, ACEA, Magyar Suzuki, FIAT Automobile, EY, Adam Opel, Plastic Omnium, Ford Otosan, Tatra Trucks, JATO Dynamics, Robert Bosch, FederalMogul, Porsche Engineering, AAA Auto, Ford CZ, Mitsubishi Electric, Grammer, Videoton, Item Industrietechnik, Exact Systems, Bosal, PSA Peugeot Citroën, Brose Gruppe, ZF, Aisin Europe, Toyota MM Europe, PSA Peugeot Citroen CE, MATADOR and Hidria Automotive.

  • 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
    >> 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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Conference Organisers - Contact:

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Alex Petric
Conference Director
T +44 20 8004 5697
London, 14 Grays Inn Road, WC1X 8HN
LN: www.linkedin.com/in/apetric
Ales@AdamSmithConferences.com

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Dmitry Srybny
Corporate Relations Director
T +44 777 400 6056
London, 14 Grays Inn Road, WC1X 8HN
dsrybny@adamsmithconferences.com

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Julia Sadieva
Marketing & Communication Manager
T +44 20 7112 8783
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Konstantin Sumarokov
Delegate Relations Manager
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K.Sumarokov@adamsmithconferences.com

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Evgeniya Batischeva
Bookings & Logistics Manager
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