16th Handelsblatt Annual Conference: The Automotive Industry

Venue: Sheraton Frankfurt Hotel and Towers

Location: Frankfurt/Main, Germany

Event Date/Time: Dec 15, 2008 End Date/Time: Dec 16, 2008
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16th Handelsblatt Annual Conference The Automotive Industry
on 15th and 16th December 2008, Frankfurt/Main, Germany

Hear leading experts and discuss important and relevant topics, e.g.
- Global automotive industry – what is the key to growth potential?
- Going East – what strategy can be used?
- Political framework – how will future conditions influence your business?
- Value adding processes – how to optimise efficiency and productivity?
- Booming commodity markets – what will be the effect on the industry?

The following speakers have confirmed their participation:
- Dr Omar Hadded, Vice President, Commercial Operations & Marketing, Tata Motors European Technical Centre
- Gerhard Baum, Vice President Automotive Industry, IBM Deutschland GmbH
- Yann Delabrière, Chairman and CEO, Faurecia Group
- Prof. Dr. Ferdinand Dudenhöffer, Director CAR, University of Applied Sciences Gelsenkirchen
- Erik Eberhardson, Chairman of the Board of Directors, GAZ Group
- Ivan Hodac, Secretary General, European Automobile Manufacturers´ Association (ACEA)
- Lars Holmqvist, CEO, European Association of Automotive Suppliers (CLEPA)
- Raimar Jahn, Head of Global Automotive Steering Committee, BASF Group and CEO, BASF Coatings AG
- Philippe Jean, Head of Unit Automotive Industry, European Commission
- Hans-Jürgen Kerkhoff, President, German Steel Federation and Chairman, Steel Institute VDEh
- Dr. Karl Krause, CEO, Kiekert AG
- Hari N. Nair, President International, Tenneco Inc.
- Dieter Reitmeyer, Managing Director, redi-Group
- Katri-Ann Malin, Fixed Income, Currency & Commodities, Goldman Sachs International
- Manfred Schönleber, Managing Director, European Operations Group Lead, BBK Europe
- Wolfgang Tiefensee, Federal Minister of Transport, Building and Urban Affairs, Federal Republic of Germany
- Rheinhard Kretschmer, Executive Vice President, Brose Group Drives
- Franck Leveque, Vice President & Consulting Director, Automotive & Transportation, Frost & Sullivan

For more information please visit: http://vhb.handelsblatt/automobil


Rhein-Main-Flughafen, 60549 Frankfurt

Additional Information

For organisational queries, brochure request and registration, please contact: Ms Dominique Sand E-mail: dominique.sand@euroforum.com Phone : +49 69 244 327-3980 Fax: +49 69 244 327-4980