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Women Automotive Summit is an event about women in the automotive industry; but not just for women. Listen to leading industry experts share their success stories; learn from their expertise; gain advice and insight of how you can improve yourself, network with your peers and discuss with other male and female attendees what needs to be done for future success..

Opening Keynote: Secret to success
Session 2: Challenge yourself
Session 3: Roundtable Workshops
Session 4: Future Automotive Industry
Networking Activities

09:30  Opening Keynote
Sabine Scheunert, Global VP Digital & IT Marketing/Sales, Mercedes-Benz Cars, Germany

09:50  The Journey into Blue Sky
Angelika Sodian, Managing Director, NIO, UK

10:10 On-stage Interviews with award-winning experts
-Angelika Sodian, Managing Director, NIO, UK
-Roger Atkins, LinkedIn Top Voice 2018
-Sabine Scheunert, VP Digital & IT, Mercedes-Benz Cars
-Helen Emsley, Executive Director, Global Design, General Motors, USA

11:45 – 12:05“All is possible”: it’s all about confidence and taking risk
Linda Jackson, CEO, Citroën, France

12:05 – 12:25 Why software and the future of the automotive industry requires female leadership
Ellen Sasson, Automotive Industry Advisor, SAP, USA

12:25 – 12:45 Challenge your current position!

14:00 – 15:00 Roundtable workshop session
Time to get technical! Choose a table which is relevant to you and your business…
Topics include:
How “new work” becomes part of the automotive industry
-Dr. Anna-Charlotte Fleischmann-Kopatsch, Senior Consultant, MHP –a Porsche Company
How OEMs can innovate by collaborating with start-ups
-Livia Toth, Ventures Associate, Plug and Play Tech Center, Germany
The 10 most popular mistakes in Leadership
-Klaus Steinmann, Global Head Automotive & Mobility, Mercuri Urval
International Perspectives and Best Practices for Advancing Women in STEM in Automotive
-Gail Mattson, President, INWES, USA

15:45 – 16:05 New technologies and its effects on the automotive industry affecting

16:05 – 16:25 Team work and your future in the digital transformation, what role are people playing in an adoptive manufacturing environment?
Uwe Kueppers, Chairman EMEA, MESA & Snr Business Development Manager, Rockwell, Germany

16:25 – 17:15 Closing Panel: What does success look like to you?
Livia Toth, Ventures Associate, STARTUP AUTOBAHN powered by Plug and Play, Germany
Monika Mikac, CBO, QEV Technologies, Spain
Clare Martin, Group HR Director, Jardine Motors Group,UK

Wednesday 12th June
6pm Welcoming Drinks Reception
Meet & greet attendees before the main event kicks off

Thursday 13th June
07:30 – 08:30 Morning Activity
“The early bird catches the worm”
08:45 – 09:30 Pre-Conference Breakfast
Join us for the most important meal of the day and ensure you’re ready to go for the full day ahead
11:00 – 11:45 Coffee Break
12:45 – 14:00 Lunch Break Join all delegates in the RUO Restaurant
14:00 – 15:00 Roundtable Workshop Discussions
15:00 – 15:45 Coffee Break
17:30 – 19:00 Networking Cocktail Reception
19:00 … VIP Dinner



Event Speakers

Linda Jackson

CEO – Citroen, France

British woman, leader of a French company. Like cars and above all the people who are involved in the business.

Ellen Sasson

Automotive Industry Advisor, SAP, USA

Ellen Sasson is a veteran of the enterprise software and automotive industry, having grown up with IBM, SAP, Microsoft and Salesforce.

Sabine Scheunert

Vice President Digital & IT Sales_Marketing, Mercedes-Benz Cars, Germany

Sabine Scheunert has been heading up a new digital unit at Mercedes-Benz since July 2016.

Uwe Kueppers

Senior Business Development Manager,Rockwell Software Chairman EMEA, Germany

Graduate in Automation Technology from the Krefeld university, Uwe Kueppers started his professional career 1986 Uwe has more than 25 years experience in the manufacturing environment and with industrial software and automation products.

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