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12 October 2021 - 13 October 2021
Olomouc, Czech Republic
CEE Automotive Supply Chain 2021
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Open until 6 October 2021

The event is divided into two days. The first day begin with lectures & panel discussions and continue with evening raut with intention to create conditions for high quality networking program. Network with other participants in a casual evening setting with minimum formalities. The second day contains a unique mix of guided B2B meetings and many informal networking opportunities with representatives from the industry. Use this occasion to reconnect with old acquaintances and make new ones.

What you can expect:

  • Specialists sharing their experiences
  • Guided B2B meetings
  • Lots of networking opportunities
  • Evening raut


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 
09:40 – 10:10

Keynote Speech

Hildegard Müller, President, German Association of the Automotive Industry

10:10 - 11:40
Panel Discussion:

Future 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

Milan Lani,
 Corporate Director Product Manager Contract Logistics, Cargo Partner

12:10 – 13:30
Lunch Break (80´)
13:45 - 14:10
Industry 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: 

Changes 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
16:50 – 17:50
Block of Lectures:

Requirements for CO2 Neutral Production, Circular Economy....
Martina Hořejšková, Manager, Power & Utilities, EY Czech Republic
Kamil Čermák
, Chairman and CEO, ČEZ ESCO
Jan Chovaldt,
Plant Director, Kongsberg Automotive Slovakia
Pavel Sovička
, Managing Director, Panattoni Czech Republic

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 6th 2021 at 10:00 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.




Clarion Congress Hotel****, Jeremenkova 36, Olomouc, Czech republic

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Austria 3
Czech Republic 92
Germany 2
Poland 1
Slovakia 47
Taiwan 1
Total 146