Central & Eastern European Automotive Forum

20 - 21 November 2019

New York Palace Hotel, Budapest, Hungary

Central & Eastern European Automotive Forum 2019 brings together all the leading players in CEE automotive industry. OEMs, T1 and T2 suppliers, as well as solutions providers all gather in Hungary for 2 days of news and networking.

László Palkovics, The Minister, Ministry for innovation and technology, Hungary
László Palkovics

The Minister

Ministry for innovation and technology, Hungary

Arturo Achard, Head of Project House Eastern Europe, VW Group
Arturo Achard

Head of Project House Eastern Europe

VW Group

Tamás Beraczka, Coordinator Production Readiness, Audi
Tamás Beraczka

Coordinator Production Readiness

Audi

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

Deputy Managing Director

Magyar Suzuki Corp

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

Purchasing Director

FCA Fiat Chrysler Automobile Serbia

Paul Goff, Global STA Director - Body Engineering, Special Vehicle Operations & European Operations PS-8, Jaguar Land Rover SK
Paul Goff

Global STA Director - Body Engineering, Special Vehicle Operations & European Operations PS-8

Jaguar Land Rover SK

Margaret Beever, Head of Purchasing Central and Eastern Europe, Jaguar Land Rover SK
Margaret Beever

Head of Purchasing Central and Eastern Europe

Jaguar Land Rover SK

András Salgó, Corporate Communications Manager, BMW Group Hungary
András Salgó

Corporate Communications Manager

BMW Group Hungary

Viorel Nuta, Senior Purchasing Manager, Ford Motor Company
Viorel Nuta

Senior Purchasing Manager

Ford Motor Company

Hemdat Sagi, Head of Strategy & Business Development, Konnect with the Volkswagen Group, Israel
Hemdat Sagi

Head of Strategy & Business Development

Konnect with the Volkswagen Group, Israel

Robert Esik, CEO, HIPA
Robert Esik

CEO

HIPA

Hanno Miorini, Vice President Original Equipment Sales (ER/SO), Robert Bosch
Hanno Miorini

Vice President Original Equipment Sales (ER/SO)

Robert Bosch

István Szászi, Head of Engineering Center Budapest, Robert Bosch
István Szászi

Head of Engineering Center Budapest

Robert Bosch

Robert Keszte, General Manager and Plant Manager, Continental Automotive Hungary
Robert Keszte

General Manager and Plant Manager

Continental Automotive Hungary

Sasha Cioringa, General Manager, Continental Automotive Serbia
Sasha Cioringa

General Manager

Continental Automotive Serbia

Michal Stefek, Purchasing Director, Eastern Europe, Brose
Michal Stefek

Purchasing Director, Eastern Europe

Brose

Charles Wassen, General Manager, Country Operations Lead, Dana Hungary
Charles Wassen

General Manager, Country Operations Lead

Dana Hungary

Sandor Olah, International Purchasing Office (IPO) Manager / Purchasing, Dana Hungary
Sandor Olah

International Purchasing Office (IPO) Manager / Purchasing

Dana Hungary

Szabolcs Berenyi, EU Central Indirect Purchasing Manager, Hanon Systems
Szabolcs Berenyi

EU Central Indirect Purchasing Manager

Hanon Systems

Pierluigi Ghione, General Manager Serbia, Magna Seating
Pierluigi Ghione

General Manager Serbia

Magna Seating

Ivan Kebisek, Engineering Director, Engineering Europe & South Africa, Yanfeng Automotive Interiors
Ivan Kebisek

Engineering Director, Engineering Europe & South Africa

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors

Attila Bolla, Machined Parts Plant director, Knorr-Bremse
Attila Bolla

Machined Parts Plant director

Knorr-Bremse

Marc Eckstein, Executive Director, Thyssenkrupp Components Technology
Marc Eckstein

Executive Director

Thyssenkrupp Components Technology

Claes Valentin, Vice President Sales, EMEA, Aptiv Connected Services
Claes Valentin

Vice President Sales, EMEA

Aptiv Connected Services

Szabolcs Karaszek, HR Director, BorgWarner Inc.
Szabolcs Karaszek

HR Director

BorgWarner Inc.

Daniel Kovacs, Program Purchasing Manager, Intelligent Exterior Systems  , Plastic Omnium
Daniel Kovacs

Program Purchasing Manager, Intelligent Exterior Systems

Plastic Omnium

Cláudio Silva, Supply Chain Manager, Visteon Palmela Plant
Cláudio Silva

Supply Chain Manager

Visteon Palmela Plant

Rosen Daskalov, Founder & CEO, Sin Cars
Rosen Daskalov

Founder & CEO

Sin Cars

Denis Schemoul, Automotive Market Analyst, IHS Markit
Denis Schemoul

Automotive Market Analyst

IHS Markit

Ákos Nagy, Partner, Hungary, Kinstellar
Ákos Nagy

Partner, Hungary

Kinstellar

Christian Kessel, LL.M., Partner (Frankfurt), Head of International Automotive Sector Group, Bird & Bird
Christian Kessel

LL.M., Partner (Frankfurt), Head of International Automotive Sector Group

Bird & Bird

Daniel Arányi, Senior Associate (Budapest), Bird & Bird
Daniel Arányi

Senior Associate (Budapest)

Bird & Bird

Ralf Zimmer, Area Sales Manager, item Industrietechnik
Ralf Zimmer

Area Sales Manager

item Industrietechnik

Sebastian Clauss, Area Sales Manager, item Industrietechnik
Sebastian Clauss

Area Sales Manager

item Industrietechnik

Péter Simon, Sales and Business Development Coordinator , Zalazone Test Track, Hungary
Péter Simon

Sales and Business Development Coordinator

Zalazone Test Track, Hungary

János Pócs, Managing Director, Spinto Hungária Ltd
János Pócs

Managing Director

Spinto Hungária Ltd

Jaromir Kriz, Director of Central & Eastern Europe area, Bilfinger Tebodin
Jaromir Kriz

Director of Central & Eastern Europe area

Bilfinger Tebodin

László Jónás, Head of Business Development, Design Terminal
László Jónás

Head of Business Development

Design Terminal

Mykhailo Bechkalo, Executive Director, UkraineInvest
Mykhailo Bechkalo

Executive Director

UkraineInvest

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

CEO

MAGE Hungarian Automotive Industry Association

Aleksandar Medjedovic, Board Member, Turkish-German Chamber of Commerce, Germany
Aleksandar Medjedovic

Board Member

Turkish-German Chamber of Commerce, Germany

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CEE Automotive Forum Flashback 2018

The Forum has been taking place in the Czech Republic for 5 years, bringing decision makers from lots of international companies to the country. Now it’s moving to Budapest with new speakers and topics, B2B meetings, site visits to the most innovative projects, CEE Automotive Awards and much more. 

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AUTOMOTIVE TRENDS

Covering the entire region:
Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, Romania, Turkey, Slovenia, Serbia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Moldova, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Ukraine

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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

- Series of 10-min meetings hosted by OEM & supplier purchasing managers
- Discuss contracts and real business informally
- Create personal connections
- Scheduled, private, and time-effective
- Reserve your time-slots to meet buyers face-to-face

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