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Central & Eastern European Automotive Forum

11 - 12 October 2016

Andel's Hotel Prague

Largest auto conference in CEE | Speakers & Hosts last year included:

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

Managing Director

General Motors Manufacturing Poland

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

Executive Director - Engineering

Johnson Controls

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

Governmental Relations Director

General Motors Poland

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

Director of Purchasing

PSA Group Slovakia

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

Associate Director Purchasing - Europe

Visteon

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

Deputy Managing Director

Magyar Suzuki Corp

Peter Matyus, Head of Purchasing SEE, BMW Group
Peter Matyus

Head of Purchasing SEE

BMW Group

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

Purchasing Team Leader

Mercedes-Benz Turk

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

General Manager of Quality control [VIP Guest]

Toyota Peugeot Citroen - TPCA Kolin

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

Commodities Buyer [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

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

Managing Director

OPEL Czech Republic & Slovakia

Csaba Makos, Managing Director, Apollo Tyres
Csaba Makos

Managing Director

Apollo Tyres

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

Senior Buyer, Purchasing Department  [1-to-1 Meetings], MAGNA GETRAG FORD Slovakia
Senior Buyer

Purchasing Department [1-to-1 Meetings]

MAGNA GETRAG FORD Slovakia

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

Sebastian Clauss, Area Sales Manager, item Industrietechnik
Sebastian Clauss

Area Sales Manager

item Industrietechnik

Jaroslav Kaizr, Business Director, CTP
Jaroslav Kaizr

Business Director

CTP

Mehmet Buldurgan, Chairman, MBCO Strategy
Mehmet Buldurgan

Chairman

MBCO Strategy

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

International Markets Director - Trucks Business

Ford Otosan Turkey

Yongru Cheng, Economic Secretary, Embassy of China to Czech Republic
Yongru Cheng

Economic Secretary

Embassy of China to Czech Republic

Aljosa Kovac, Powertrain Director, CIMOS Group
Aljosa Kovac

Powertrain Director

CIMOS Group

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

President

MAJOSZ Hungarian Association of Vehicle Component Manufacturers

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

General Manager - Serbia

Grammer Systems

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

Team Head [1-to-1 Meetings]

Futaba Czech

Katherine Worthen, VP Global Purchasing and Supply Chain Europe, Adam Opel AG
Katherine Worthen

VP Global Purchasing and Supply Chain Europe

Adam Opel AG

Tony Booth [1-to-1 Meetings], Senior Buyer- International, Jaguar Land Rover
Tony Booth [1-to-1 Meetings]

Senior Buyer- International

Jaguar Land Rover

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

Manager International Purchasing SEE

BMW Group

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

Purchasing Manager

FCA Fiat Chrysler Automobile Serbia

Paul Schockmel, CEO, CLEPA European Association of Automotive Suppliers
Paul Schockmel

CEO

CLEPA European Association of Automotive Suppliers

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

Global Sourcing Officer

PSA Peugeot Citroën CE

Bertrand Faulconnier, Operations Director, Plastic Omnium
Bertrand Faulconnier

Operations Director

Plastic Omnium

David Schnaider, Business Development Director, Videoton Holding
David Schnaider

Business Development Director

Videoton Holding

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

Senior Sales Manager

Robert Bosch CZ

Jerome Vinot Prefontaine, Purchasing Director - Central Europe, PSA Peugeot Citroën
Jerome Vinot Prefontaine

Purchasing Director - Central Europe

PSA Peugeot Citroën

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

Company Representative, Senior Management, Iveco Czech - CNH Industrial
Company Representative

Senior Management

Iveco Czech - CNH Industrial

Guilherme Pizzato, Managing Director Europe Division & Director GSM International Division, Nexteer Europe
Guilherme Pizzato

Managing Director Europe Division & Director GSM International Division

Nexteer Europe

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

Iztok Seljak, CEO, Hidria - Automotive Technologies
Iztok Seljak

CEO

Hidria - Automotive Technologies

Hanno Miorini [Guest], VP Sales - Austria & South Eastern Europe, Robert Bosch
Hanno Miorini [Guest]

VP Sales - Austria & South Eastern Europe

Robert Bosch

Pavel Mertlík, Rector, Škoda Auto University
Pavel Mertlík

Rector

Škoda Auto University

Marc Nicolaudius [Guest], Head of Supply Chain, Continental AG - Tire Division
Marc Nicolaudius [Guest]

Head of Supply Chain

Continental AG - Tire Division

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

General Director

Brose Gruppe CZ

Petr Karasek, CEO, Tatra Trucks
Petr Karasek

CEO

Tatra Trucks

Tomas Hodejovsky, Senior Purchasing Manager, Magneti Marelli Aftermarket
Tomas Hodejovsky

Senior Purchasing Manager

Magneti Marelli Aftermarket

Frank Fickel, Future Trends & Technology Transfer [Guest], IAV Engineering
Frank Fickel

Future Trends & Technology Transfer [Guest]

IAV Engineering

Maria Vola, Head of EU Markets Development, Avtovaz
Maria Vola

Head of EU Markets Development

Avtovaz

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

Member of the Board

TPV Group

Judit Gyorig, Senior Purchasing Officer, Volkswagen Regional Office EE
Judit Gyorig

Senior Purchasing Officer

Volkswagen Regional Office EE

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

Executive VP - Region North & Eastern Europe

Benteler Automotive Rumburk

Martin Peleska, Director of External Affairs [Guest], Toyota Peugeot Citroen Automobile CZ
Martin Peleska

Director of External Affairs [Guest]

Toyota Peugeot Citroen Automobile CZ

Pavel Vesely, Director - Eastern Europe Regional Office, Volkswagen Group Purchasing - East Europe
Pavel Vesely

Director - Eastern Europe Regional Office

Volkswagen Group Purchasing - East Europe

Osman Sever, Secretary General, Turkish Automotive Manufacturers Association
Osman Sever

Secretary General

Turkish Automotive Manufacturers Association

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

Mobility & Sustainable Transport Director

ACEA Association

Naoki Kumagai, Chairman, Japanese Chamber of Commerce in Prague
Naoki Kumagai

Chairman

Japanese Chamber of Commerce in Prague

  • CEE 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 Partners: Auto Associations & Investment Authorities

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czechinvest

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hungarian investment promotion agency

1. Automotive Industry Association, Czech Republic

2. ZAPSR Auto Manufacturers, Slovakia

3. MAJOSZ Hungarian Components Manufacturers

4. Czech Invest

5. SARIO Slovak Investment & Trade Development

6. UKTI Trade & Investment Promotion

7. PZPM Polish Auto Association

8. OSD - Automotive Manufacturers Association

9. Hungarian Investment Promotion Agency

Our sponsors: Leading solutions providers

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