Agenda

Agenda

June 18 & 19, 2018

High-caliber experts will lecture and present their knowledge at the AUTOMOBIL PRODUKTION Congress 2018 - the meeting place for advanced thinkers and visionaries

Agenda 2018, First Day

Benefit from concentrated expert knowledge. Among others, the speakers on the first day include Albrecht Reimold, the Porsche AG board member in charge of production; Audi Production Chief Peter Kössler; and Prof. Günther Schuh, founder and CEO of e.Go. In the evening, there will be a hearty opportunity for networking in a rustic-cottage setting.

For the english speaking visitors of automatica, there will be interpreters on-site.

12:00

Congress-Check-in with Little-Welcome-Lunch

12:45

Congress Opening + Welcome

Munich Trade Fair, North Entrance

Thomas R. Köhler

CEO CE21 GmbH

13:30

Keynote: On the way to the Zero-Impact-Factory

Albrecht Reimold

Board member in charge of Production and Logistics, Porsche AG

14:00

Investing into global growth - the new Jaguar Land Rover plant in Slovakia

Alexander Wortberg

Operations Director, Jaguar Land Rover Slovakia

14:30

Offshoring versus Reshoring / Intelligent Production in the Home Market

Prof. Günther Schuh

Founder and CEO e.GO Mobile AG

15:00

Digitalization of Audi Production: How People and Intelligent Technologies Will Complement Each Other in the Factory of the Future

Peter Kössler

Member of the Board of Management in charge of Production and Logistics, Audi AG

15:30
Coffee-Break/Networking and exhibitor visit

Coffee-Break/Networking and exhibitor visit

16:00

INTRO LECTURE TO THE PANEL DISCUSSION: Democratization of Robotics



Prof. Dr.-Ing. Sami Haddadin

Chair of Robotics Science and System Intelligence and Director from the „Munich School of Robotics and Machine Intelligence“, Technical University Munich (TUM)

16:30

Panel discussion

on the topic:  „Microfactory versus Megafactory“ – Are traditional locations to hold?

Frank Volk

Business Editor Managing Editor Print/Online AUTOMOBIL PRODUKTION

Michael W. Rüger

Senior Partner Roland Berger

Wolfgang Stadler

Executive Director Manufacturing, Jaguar Land Rover

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Sami Haddadin

Chair of Robotics Science and System Intelligence and Director from the „Munich School of Robotics and Machine Intelligence“, Technical University Munich (TUM)

Dr. Holger Heyn

Director Future Technologies Production – Volkswagen AG

17:00

Final Keynote: Smart production - maximum flexibility, complete transparency and high efficiency

Markus Schäfer

Member of the Divisional Board of Mercedes-Benz Cars, Production & Supply Chain

17:30

End of the First Day of Congress

Departure/Walk to the Evening Event

Shuttle transfer to the evening event
Our shuttle buses will take you to the evening event at the nearby racecourse in Riem, where a rustic cottage atmosphere and culinary delicacies and drinks provide the perfect setting for networking.

18:30

Cocktail-Reception

19:00

Evening Event with Dinner Speaker

A lecture by Hans-Christian Boos, founder and CEO of Arago, one of Germany’s best-known experts in artificial intelligence, will be the evening’s special attraction.

Lecture titel: "HIRO - How a Computer Learns to Think"

Hans-Christian Boos

Founder and CEO of Arago

“Production Transformation Award” Presentation

AUTOMOBIL PRODUKTION and the corporate consulting firm Roland Berger are jointly presenting the “Production Transformation Award” at the evening event. The award pays tribute to companies that have successfully handled the transformation of their production or operating units.