Why Attend?

Why Attend?

An event about women, but not just for women! Celebrating international global leaders’ success stories, whilst also exploring how new technologies are affecting everyone’s role in the business.

Agenda

Opening Keynotes
Case Studies
Roundtable Workshops
Closing Sessions
Networking Activities

09:00 – 09:05 Chair’s Welcoming Speech
Caroline Trudeau, Senior Director, Head of Digital, Slalom, USA

09:05 – 09:25 Be female. Be successful. Become a Digital Manufacturing expert
Marie-Fleur Revel, Vice President, Capgemini, Germany

09:25 – 09:45 Topic TBC
Uta Holzenkamp, Senior Vice President, BASF, Germany

09:45 – 10:05 Call for women in times of disruption – why the automotive sector needs more female leaders
Ruth Heuss, Senior Partner, McKinsey, Germany

10:05 – 10:50 Keynote Panel Discussion: The tools to succeed
– The importance of a support network
– Female role models
– How to retain great staff
– Changing your work culture for the better

● Mandeep Dhatt, Executive Director of HR, McLaren Automotive, UK
● Sylvia Neubauer, Vice President Interaction Management, BMW Group, Germany
● Dr. Christiane Feder-Andres, Vice President, Capgemini | Founder, Women@Capgemini

10:50 – 11:35 Coffee Break

11:35 – 11:55 The importance of design within automotive
Helen Emsley, Executive Director, Global Design, General Motors, USA

11:55 – 12:15 Reserved for Gold Sponsor 

12:15 – 12:35 Digitizing the customer journey for BMW
Sylvia Neubauer, Vice President Interaction Management, BMW Group, Germany

12:35 – 12:40 Topic TBC
Anna Honnér, Director Sales and Marketing, WirelessCar, Sweden

12:40 – 14:00 Lunch Break

14:00 – 15:00 Roundtable Workshop Sessions
Time to get technical! Choose a table which is relevant to you and your business…

#1 Your Why is Your Key
Anna Honnér, Director Sales and Marketing, WirelessCar, Sweden

#2 Women in the automotive industry: what has changed and what hasn’t
Margaret Beever, Head of Purchasing CEE, Jaguar Land Rover, Slovakia

#3 Learning points from building a Chinese-global e-mobility start-up in Europe
Dr. Angelika Sodian, Former MD NIO UK, China Expert and Author, Austria

#4 Topic TBC
Mandeep Dhatt, Executive Director of HR, McLaren Automotive, UK

#5 Deep Dive in Corporate Startup Collaboration
Hannah Boomgaarden, Senior Program Manager, STARTUP AUTOBAHN/Plug and Play Tech Center, Germany

#6 Diversity from the Bottom Up
Caroline Trudeau, Senior Director, Head of Digital, Slalom, USA

#7 Experiences per Mile – how can we make time in the car, time well spent?
Carolin Caparelli, Customer Marketing Manager, Connected Car and Services, HARMAN a Samsung company

#8 World Café: Networking and Compatibility of Job, Life and Family
Dr. Sandra Mähner, Senior Business Architect & Andreas Baumann, Project Manager, Ambassadors for Job, Life and Family, Capgemini, Germany

15:45 – 16:05 Why change management is so important in times of digitalization

16:05 – 16:15 Experience management
Speaker TBC, SAP

16:15 – 16:25 How to be profitable in the current economy and mobility transformation?
Dr. Sylvie Römer, Head of Future of Mobility & Andreas Brauchle, Partner, Head of Automotive, Horváth & Partner GmbH, Germany

16:35 – 17:20 Closing Panel: The Next-Generation of Mobility
– Future vision of mobility
– Technology trends versus current talent and skills
● Malavika Sagar, Vice President Human Resources, Transportation Solutions, TE Connectivity, USA

17:20 – 17:30 Chair’s Closing Remarks
Caroline Trudeau, Senior Director, Head of Digital, Slalom, USA

06:00 – 07:00 p.m. (17th June) Pre-event Welcoming Drinks
Sponsored by BASF

07:30 – 08:30 Morning Activity: “The early bird catches the worm”

08:15 – 09:00 Pre-Conference Breakfast

17:30 – 19:00 Networking Cocktail Reception

19:00 – …        VIP Gala Dinner 
Co-Hosted with McKinsey

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2019 Attendees

2020 Event Speakers

Dr. Uta Holzenkamp

Senior Vice President Fuel and Lubricant Solutions, BASF
Since April 2018 she is heading the global business unit (GBU) Fuel and Lubricant Solutions which is part of BASF’s Performance Chemicals division

Ruth Heuss

Senior Partner, McKinsey, Germany
Ruth Heuss joined McKinsey & Company in 2001 and is currently Senior Partner in the Firm’s Berlin Office.

Sylvia Neubauer

Vice President Interaction Management, BMW Group

Malavika Sagar

Vice President Human Resources, Transportation Solutions, TE Connectivity, USA
Malavika joined TE Connectivity in October 2012 and currently holds the position of VP Human Resources for the Transportation Solutions segment.

Interested in joining this fantastic line-up? Submit your speaker proposal online, or email us directly: stephanie@wwpartnerships.com

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Email : stephanie@wwpartnerships.com
Phone : +44 (0) 203 289 5003

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