Global Automotive Forum - Chengdu Sept 2010


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Bill Russo will host a panel discussion at 11:15am on September 16. The panel topic is "The Battle of The Brands" and the panelists include:

* Bjoern Hauber, Vice President Sales and Marketing, Daimler Benz China
* Ivan Koh, President BMW, People’s Republic China
* Soh Weiming, VP, Marketing, Volkswagen China
* Wei Jianjun, Chairman, Great Wall Motor Company, People’s Republic of China

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Global Automotive Forum - Chengdu Sept 2010

  1. 1. The Global Automotive Forum  Inaugural Meeting    Chengdu, 16‐17 September 2010  Shaping the future of an industry in transition    As of 6/21/10    Thursday 16 September 2010  08.00‐09.00  Participant registration  09.00‐09.15  Welcome and opening remarks    9.15‐10.45  A business/economist roundtable    A new global landscape for the world economy and the automotive industry: The trends  that will shape the future  How is the global economy being re‐shaped in the aftermath of the crisis? How is China’s  emergence  as  the  world’s  number  one  automotive  market  transforming  the  automotive  industry worldwide?    10.45‐11.15  Networking break        11.15‐12.30  Panel discussion    Confronting the challenge of an industry wide credit crunch    The  automotive  industry  is  today  under  financial  pressure,  facing  a  growing  need  for  capital to finance expansion strategies, R&D, and modernization. At the same time, many  OEM and suppliers in most regions of the world are confronting a credit crunch. What do  capital  markets  expect  from  automotive  players?  What  kind  of  automotive  investment  strategies are needed?      11.15‐12.30  Panel discussion  Intelligent cars for smart cities    What applications and new technologies are needed in vehicles and cities to ensure better  traffic  management  in  urban  centers?  How  will  urban  planners  and  car  manufacturers  地址:中国北京市西城区三里河路 46 号 100823 Address: 46 Sanlihe Road,Beijing, P. R. China 100823 电话:86-10-68594853, 68595103 Tel: 86-10-68594853, 68595103 传真:86-10-68595076 Fax: 86-10-68595076
  2. 2. collaborate  in  the  future  to  create  applications  that  will  help  ease  traffic  flows  in  cities,  reduce  congestion  and  curb  pollution?    What  breakthroughs  are  on  the  horizon  to  encourage smarter vehicles and the development of smarter cities?    11.15‐12.30  Panel discussion    The battle of the brands    The OEM’s brand image is the asset of the future. In an over‐stimulated automotive world  with increasing similarities between individual vehicles, the creation or retention of unique  brand  images  is  fundamental  to  drive  the  auto  industry  to  success.  What  strategies  to  leverage and expand already established players such as GM, Volkswagen, PSA or Toyota?  What room for newly developed auto markets such as India or China?  12.45‐14.15  Plenary    luncheon    Featuring a keynote speaker  14.30‐16.00  Plenary session    Going greener and greener    The defining trend is the continuous move towards environmentally friendly cars. All key  markets  are  more  and  more  focused  on  promoting  ever  increasing  fuel  efficiency,  lower  and lower emission levels and moving towards the next generation of hybrid vehicles and  electric  cars.  What  kind  of  business  and  research  strategies  do  companies  need  to  implement to leverage the opportunities of the global clean‐tech market?    16.00‐16.30  Networking break    16.30‐17.45  Debate    What new Business Models for the automotive industry?      The recent economic turmoil has brought a series of new challenges to the industry which  will  require  major  changes  and  greater  flexibility  in  the  existing  business  models.    What  capabilities are needed to thrive and prosper?      16.30‐17.45  Roundtable discussion  Is the small car the future of the industry?    Ever since fuel prices soared to record highs, the market of small cars has been on a rise.  The increasing disposable of middle class population is the key driver of such a market in  developing nations and India is leading the way. This fast‐growing segment is also gaining  地址:中国北京市西城区三里河路 46 号 100823 Address: 46 Sanlihe Road,Beijing, P. R. China 100823 电话:86-10-68594853, 68595103 Tel: 86-10-68594853, 68595103 传真:86-10-68595076 Fax: 86-10-68595076
  3. 3. some momentum in China as well as in Europe and in the north American market.    17.45‐18‐00  Break  18:00‐19.15  The future of China’s automotive market: Will the sky be the limit?      What trends will shape the evolution of China’s automotive market over the next 5 to 10  years? How does China see the role of foreign automobile manufacturers in the market?    19.15‐19.45  Cocktail Reception    19.45‐21.30  Gala dinner      With keynote speaker    Friday 17 September 2010    9.00‐10.30  Panel discussion    Getting customers excited about their cars    New  breakthroughs  in  technology  have  radically  increased  the  number  of  applications  in  vehicles  designed  to  increase  energy  efficiency,  improve  safety,  gather  geographical  information  and  provide  audio‐visual  services.  How  can  the  automotive  industry  foster  innovative  capabilities  in  established  R&D  processes?  How  will  new  designs  and  the  increased  integration  of  IT  affect  consumer  behavior?  How  will  the  combination  of  ever  increasing  injection  of  new  technologies  in  the  car,  and  continuous  design  innovation  manage to keep customers excited about cars?     9.00‐10.30  Roundtable discussion    Moving beyond China’s borders    What international market strategies for Chinese companies?    10.30‐11.00  Networking break  11.00‐12.15  Roundtable discussion    The road to further consolidation: M&As and alliances        11.00‐12.15  Roundtable discussion    Capturing the strategic high ground in the race for the electric vehicle    地址:中国北京市西城区三里河路 46 号 100823 Address: 46 Sanlihe Road,Beijing, P. R. China 100823 电话:86-10-68594853, 68595103 Tel: 86-10-68594853, 68595103 传真:86-10-68595076 Fax: 86-10-68595076
  4. 4. 12.45‐14.15  Luncheon with keynote speech      14.30‐15.45  Plenary roundtable      Auto makers and suppliers: Rethinking the relationship      Although  automakers  continue  to  focus  on  shifting  their  production  facilities  to  new  regions, developing the supplier networks remains one of the greatest challenges they face  in  the  auto  industry.  How  can  the  relationship  between  each  original  equipment  manufacturer (OEM) with its suppliers be leveraged to maximize its chances for success?    14.30‐15.45  Panel discussion    The emerging markets as the future of the auto industry      15.45‐16.15  Networking break      16.15‐17.30  Brainstorming session  The automotive industry, 10 years from now    17.30‐17.45  Closing remarks    Key outcomes      18.00‐19.30  Farewell reception    地址:中国北京市西城区三里河路 46 号 100823 Address: 46 Sanlihe Road,Beijing, P. R. China 100823 电话:86-10-68594853, 68595103 Tel: 86-10-68594853, 68595103 传真:86-10-68595076 Fax: 86-10-68595076