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12 October 2021 - 13 October 2021
Olomouc, Czech Republic
CEE Automotive Supply Chain 2021




    TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12th, 2021: Conference

    The conference is moderated by Ivan Hodáč, an automotive expert and former ACEA Secretary General.

    08:30 –   
    Registration, Morning Coffee & Snack
    09:30 – 09:40

    Opening Speech

    Robert Kiml
    , Vice President, Automotive Industry Association of the Czech Republic
    Alexander Matušek
    , President, Automotive Industry Association of the Slovak Republic

    09:40 – 10:10

    Keynote Lecture (on-line)

    The German automotive industry as the driver of a carbon neutral mobility of the future in Europe

    Hildegard Müller, President, German Association of the Automotive Industry

    10:10 - 11:40
    Panel Discussion: 

    uture of the Automotive Industry in the Czech and Slovak Republic from the Perspective of OEMs

    Robert Kiml, Senior General Manager, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Czech Republic
    David Kříž, General Director, Iveco Czech Republic
    Petr Michník, Legal Department/Public Relations Department General Manager,  Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Czech
    Michal Lábaj, Parts Development/Head of Department, Senior Manager, Kia Slovakia
    Miroslav Kroupa, Head of Brand Management, Škoda Auto

    11:40 – 12:10

    Outsourcing in Automotive Industry

    Milan Lani,
     Corporate Director Product Manager Contract Logistics, cargo-partner

    12:10 – 13:30
    Lunch Break (80´)
    13:30 - 13:40
    Development of an Innovative Environment and New Mobility Solutions as part of the Country for the Future Strategy

    Karel Havlíček, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Industry and Trade, Minister of Transport

    13:40 - 14:10

    ndustry and value chains will change - will we lead or follow? Shaping the Europe’s new architecture for industry and value chains

    van Harten
    , Ambassador Smart Industry of the Netherlands

    14:10 – 15:40
    Panel Discussion: 

    hanges in the Supply Chains from TIER1 Perspective

    Tomáš Vondrák, Managing Director, Continental Automotive Czech Republic
    Petr Novák, Director of Corporate Planning, JTEKT European Operations
    Milan Šlachta
    , Executive manager, Bosch Group CZ and SK
    Jaroslav Kouřil, Group Country HR Director, Faurecia Automotive Slovakia
    Vojtech Žák
    , Chief Operations Officer, Matador Automotive Vráble

    15:40 – 16:20
    Coffee Break
    16:20 –16:50

    GREEN DEAL - How much will it cost you to ignore it

    Jiří Zita, 
    Commercial Director North-East CZ, Panattoni Czech Republic Development

    16:50 – 18:20
    Block of Lectures: 
    Requirements for CO2 Neutral Production, Circular Economy

    Hosted by Andrea Ćirlićová, Global Environmental Sustainability Head, Scope 3, Novartis

    Carbon neutrality = join the effort & take the chance
    Martina Hlavsová, Manager, Power & Utilities, EY Czech Republic

    Examples of good practice in the application of EM and EPC in industry

    Vladimír Kučera
    , Sales Director, Amper Savings

    Small and Medium Companies - Start the Road for Digitalization, Low Cost & Risk Free and Support CO2 Targets

    Jan Cholvadt, Plant Director, Kongsberg Automotive Slovakia

    Solutions That Enable Industrial Companies to Meet Energy and Climate Goals

    Pavel Kubička,
    Director of Strategy and Member of the Board, ČEZ ESCO
    19:30 - 22:30
    Evening Networking Reception (Hotel Restaurant Benada on the Ground Floor)

    WEDNESDAY, October 13th, 2021: Matchmaking

    08:30 - 10:00First block of scheduled B2B meetings
    10:00 - 10:30Coffee Break
    10:30 - 12:00Second block of scheduled B2B meetings
    12:00 - 13:00Lunch
    13:00 - 15:00Third block of scheduled B2B meetings

    *Please, note that the programme is subject to change

    Registration deadline:  October 6th, 2021

    B2B meetings booking: September 9th - October 8th 2021 at 12:00 AM (for detailed information, see "B2B" section)

    We reserve the right to change the physical event to hybrid / online event in case the government of the Czech Republic prohibits the organization of mass events due to the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) pandemic. For more information, please visit Terms & Conditions seciton of the website.



    Closed since 13 October 2021
    Location Clarion Congress Hotel****, Jeremenkova 36, Olomouc, Czech republic
    Organised by
    Participants 150
    Meetings 411
    Austria 9
    Czech Republic 169
    France 1
    Germany 3
    Hungary 1
    Netherlands 1
    Poland 1
    Slovakia 106
    Slovenia 1
    Total 292