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Automotive Roundtable in Beijing

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Introduction Automotive Roundtable:

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SHANGHAI February Automotive Roundtable 

- Internet of Vehicles, Feb 23

Nowadays, the role of the vehicle is not limited to the means of transport but is also becoming an intelligent movable home. More and more companies, not only traditional OEMs, suppliers, but also Internet companies and related service providers today are devoted to developing IoV technologies to make the vehicle more intelligent, the communication between vehicles and public networks more efficient. We will be looking at some of the promising new future concepts, but also on some of the challenges that remain, such as how to effectively build integrated car systems, the way to formulate unified standards, etc. At February Automotive Roundtable, we will gather industry professionals that cooperate and compete with each other to share their views on these points.

When: Thursday, February 23, 2017, 6 pm
6:00 – 7:00 pm: Registration and Networking Dinner.
 (Dinner costs will be paid to the restaurant separately by participants)

7:00 pm: Presentation: Discovering the Trend of Individual Mobility and How IoV Is Shaping the Next Mobility
By Mr. Tao Yu, CEO, Soda Mobility Technologies
Tao Yu, CEO and founder of Soda Mobility Tech, with the reputation of expertise in car-sharing and intelligent mobility industry. He built Soda Mobility from scratch with the passion for mobility innovation. He is driving the direction of Soda product, marketing, operation and geo-expansion team, with the vision for next intelligent mobility. With the trend of sharing economics and the transformation of Auto OEMs and car rental company, ‘Soda’ is becoming a branding for car-sharing, mobility innovations. Tao has rich product development experiences and R&D background with entrepreneurial courage, industry insight, open mind, creative, strategic thinking. In the past 16 years, Tao developed rich working experiences and insights in airplane, intelligent transportation, mobile-health, connected-car industry. During 2006-2014, he worked for Microsoft as chief enterprise architect in IoT and telematics area, with proven track of  the success Qoros-Qcloud project landing – the first connected car based on Azure cloud-computing technologies in China. Tao also showed his passion on nature user interface (NUI) for better in-car driving experience. The author of book <Kinect in Action: talk with machine in natural way>(published 2012). He loves extreme sports, he rode mountain bicycle from Chengdu, Lhasa, finally reached Katmandu.

7:20 pm: Presentation: Feet Off, Hands Off, Brains Off – the Customer Perspective on Smart Driving in the Future
By Ms. Yuwei Jin, Head of Shanghai Office, Spiegel Institut Mannheim
Ms. Yuwei Jin has many years of market research experience focusing on customer experience and usability in automotive and automobile industry. Ms. Yuwei Jin has been involved in many international research projects in relation to the development of new energy vehicle and related infrastructure, autonomous driving, as well as developing trend of transportation methods.

7:40 pm: Panel discussion: Internet of Vehicles
Moderator: Mr. Peter Bornschein, General Manager, msg-systems China
Mr. Peter Bornschein joined msg as General Manager China in 2014. msg is a German head- quartered software company. Peter and his team provide customized IT-solutions for automotive companies in the age of digitalization and Industry 4.0., covering both standard business processes and Connected Car topics. Mr. Peter Bornschein has been in the software and automotive services business for almost twenty-five years. Half of his career he spends in China, the other half in Southeast Asia, Western and Eastern Europe.


Panel additionally includes:
Mr. Esteban Remecz, CIO Asia Pacific / Regional Manager Service Center IT Applications, ZF Friedrichshafen AG / ZF (China) Investment Co., Ltd.
Esteban completed his studies at the Australian National University with a Degree in Economics with International Economics Honors and a Degree in Science majoring in Computer Science and Psychology. After this he moved to Germany where he did an Internship in the European Headquarters of IBM in Boeblingen in the greater Stuttgart area. In 1997 Esteban joined ZF Friedrichshafen AG and has since been working in International assignments specializing in IT strategic leadership issues worldwide. Currently he is based in Shanghai where ZF has its Asia Pacific Regional Headquarters acting as the Regional CIO with responsibility of over 58 ZF Legal Entities in the Asia Pacific Region.

Mr. Joerg Heil, Managing Director, hartung:consult China
Mr. Heil is Managing Director of hartung:consult China. He studied Electronic Engineering and Photo Engineering and moved to China in 1995. In hartung:consult he started as a Technical SAP consultant and became General manager in 2003. He is also the organizer of HR workshops and events in Shanghai. hartung:consult belongs to the SNP group and was the first SAP partner in China. They are providing SAP transformation and support services to local and international customers.

8:10 pm: Q&A

Where: Restaurant “Abbey Road” 艾比之路餐厅
             No. 3 Taojiang Road (Between Heng Shan Road and Fen Yang Road), Xuhui
             District, Shanghai
       上海市徐汇区桃江路3 (衡山路和汾阳路之间)

Fee: 150 RMB/Person, incl. 1 Welcome Drink if registered by February 21
         250 RMB/Person, incl. 1 Welcome Drink at the door without registration
        Free for Annual Sponsors!
   (Please note only cash or pre-payment via bank transfer is accepted)

Language: English

Seats are limited! If you like to attend, RSVP via email

kathrin(at)g-i-events.com or lucia(at)g-i-events.com by February 21, 2017

In case you register but cannot attend, please cancel your reservation before February 21, 2017. Otherwise you will be invoiced for the event.

Date Changed: 3rd CAR-Symposium in China, April 19-20, 2017, Sheraton, Shanghai Jiading Hotel

Meet with Dr. Ralf Speth, CEO of Jaguar Land Rover, Prof. Rupert Stadler, CEO, Audi AG, and Mr. Li Shufu, Chairman, Geely Group and other Top Managers at the 3rd CAR-Symposium. After two successful editions of CAR-Symposium in China, Beijing German-Inspired Events Services Co., Ltd. (the organizer of Automotive Roundtable in Beijing) with University Duisburg-Essen will again co-organize the 3rd CAR-Symposium in Sheraton Shanghai Jiading Hotel on April 19-20, 2017 during Auto Show Shanghai. We are glad to take this chance to invite you to join in this one of the most important annual auto congress events.

About the Event

The International CAR-Symposium originated from Germany since 2000. The CAR-Symposium has firmly established itself as the primary event of the automotive industry with over 100 company partners, more than 1,200 participants of OEMs, suppliers and service providers. In addition, it is the most important event of the German Automotive Industry supported by one of the largest engineering departments among German Universities. Following the successful launch of the 1st and 2nd CAR-Symposium in Shanghai and Beijing, we are happy to present 3rd CAR-Symposium in China on April 19th-20th, 2017, the evening of the first press day and the second press day of Auto show China.

Event Program 

April 19th: Welcome Dinner
April 20thWhole-Day Conference & Exhibition;
               Recruiting Fair CAR-Connects

Topics incl.
The New Premium
Future Autonomous Driving
Quality- and Process- Management
Future Regulations and Strategies in China

This year’s CAR Symposium will start with the Welcome Dinner on the first press day of the Auto Show, on April 19, 2017 with Prof. Rupert Stadler, CEO, Audi AG confirmed to hold the Dinner Speech.

Confirmed speakers at the CAR Symposium on April 20 include:

  • Li Shufu, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Geely Group
  • Dr. Ralf Speth, CEO, Jaguar Land Rover
  • Erich Staake, CEO, Duisport
  • Dirk Wollschläger, General Manager, IBM
  • Ulrich Teichert, Head of Division E-Mobility Asia Pacific, ZF


How to Participate
Sponsorships and Delegate Packages are available for booking now.

Standard Package: RMB 37,000 (incl. 3% tax)
- Exhibition Spaces (8 m²)
- Lecture/Panel discussion (15 minutes)
- 6 free tickets of the conference: incl. 19th welcome dinner, 20th whole day conference, conference materials, coffee breaks & lunch
- Company exposure on all official programs & website
- Company advertisement of double pages (A5) within conference proceedings
- Meet & greet support

Upgrade Package: RMB 50,000 (incl. 3% tax)
Exhibition Spaces (12 m²)
Lecture (15 minutes)
12 free tickets of the conference: incl. 19th welcome dinner, 20th whole day conference, conference materials, coffee breaks & lunch
Exclusive Company exposure on all official programs & website
Company advertisement of double pages (A5) within conference proceedings
Meet & greet support

Additional Options:
Catering sponsoring
Exclusive display of sponsor logo (TV screen, menu card…)

  • Get Together Dinner (evening of 19th April): RMB 60,650 (incl. 3% tax)
  • Lunch-Option (20th April): RMB 45,600 (incl. 3% tax)
  • Coffee-Break (20th April): RMB 30,500 (incl. 3% tax)


Exhibitor at the Recruiting Fair CAR-connects
RMB: 6,500 (incl. 3% tax)

Delegate Package: RMB 4,200 (incl. 3% tax)
Package incl.:
18th welcome dinner
19th whole day conference
Conference materials
Coffee breaks & lunch
Access to the exhibition

Contact Us
If you are interested in joining in as a sponsor, company partner or participant or you just want to be always informed about the current status, please contact:
Ms. Lucia Liu
Tel: 010-6410 8459 & 152 0167 9841
Email: lucia(at)g-i-events.com

Participant Information
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Company Partner Program
PDF-Dokument [680.1 KB]

Confirmed Company Partners incl.

Join in the Automotive Career Fair CAR-Connects during 3rd CAR-Symposium, Shanghai, April 20

About CAR-Connects
Established in Germany, the well known automotive recruiting fair is getting international for the very first time. With over 100 exhibitors and company partners in Germany the biggest recruiting of the automotive industry brings together top employers and future experts coming from technical, scientific, economical, management backgrounds, etc. Introduce your company, inform hundreds of students, graduates, young professionals and even senior management level about career opportunities - find your potential employee at the CAR-Symposium/ CAR-Connects in Shanghai. The CAR-Connects will take place in conjunction with CAR-Symposium on 20th April 2017 in the Sheraton Shanghai Jiading Hotel.

Exhibitor at the Automotive Career Fair CAR-Connects:
RMB: 6,500 (incl. 3% tax)
Package includes:

  • Exhibition Spaces (8 m²);
  • 1 table, 2 chairs;
  • Company Logo in the event program and website;
  • Career Speed Dating option with potential employees

If you have any interest to be the exhibitor at the CAR-Connects, please feel free to contact us. If you are looking for more opportunities, we are very pleased to be your assistant:

Ms. Alice Yao, Assistant Manager
Email: alice(at)g-i-events.com 
Tel: +86 10 6410 8406

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Beijing Rundschau published an article about 2014 January Automotive Roundtabe (in German only)