AKJ Mexico Conference 2017

Learn more about the current strategies and activities automotive

08:00 to 09:00 - Lobby

08:00 Opening conference office
  Registration for participants, networking and visit the exhibition

09:00 to 09:30 - Conference hall
Inauguration of Conference

09:00 Inauguration of the 11th AKJ/CeDiam Automotive Conference
Prof. Dr. K.-J. Schmidt (AKJ/IPL), Harald Roeck (Brose)
and Ulrich Thoma (Canacintra/ Cluster Automotive Puebla) together with
Michel Chain (Secretario de Seccotrade) and Horacio Peredo (PrésidenteCanacintra Puebla)

09:30 to 12:00 - Conference hall
Session 1 - Drive Automotive México
Harald Roeck (Brose) and Ulrich Thoma (Industrias Norm)

09:30 Ramón Álvarez
INA – Ramón Alvarez, Director Adjunto, Mexico City (MX)
Automotive Mexico – Mexican Automotive Industry and Nafta Status
10:10 Volkswagen de México - Carlos Ruben Luna Ramirez,
Vicepresidente de Relaciones Corporativas de VW de México, Puebla (MX)
Mexican Automotive Industry – Perspectives and challenges
10:50 Coffee break, networking and exhibition

11:20 to 13:10 - Conference hall
DISCUSSION PANEL 1 - Mexico in a new world of opportunities and barriers
oderated by Dr. Armando Bravo (CeDIAM)

11:20 PwC – Eliel Amaya, Director Customs and International Trade at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Mexico City (MX)
Automotive industry Mexico in a new world of Automotive - Status quo and the way of rising challenges
11:50 A new world of Automotive – Challenges and the way of the partners in the supply chain
with Ramón Álvarez (INA), Eliel Amaya (PwC), Raúl Chavez (Ford), Peter Koltai (AUDI), Volker Vossler (Schnellecke)
13:10 Quick lunch, networking and exhibition

14:10 to 15:30 - Conference hall
Session 2 - Drive Supply Chain Excellence
: Dr. Armando Bravo (Tec de Monterrey) and Rolf Rettberg (AKJ Mexico)

14:10 Volkswagen de México - Jose Luis Rodriguez Bermudez,
Gerente Disposicion de Materiales Serie Logística Tráfico y Transporte, Puebla (MX)
Supply Chain Mexico – Global Facts and Challenges, Suppliers in México and expectations
14:50 INFORM - Michael Schwemmle, Director INFORM, Aachen (DE)
Design and control of an agile supply chain
New Solutions to manage volatile processes with examples of OEMs
15:30 Coffee break and exhibition

16:00 to 18:00 - Conference hall
Session 3 – Drive Innovation and future for automotive
: Octavio Fernandez (Admexus) and Stefan Rosenwald (Hella)

16:00 AUDI – Sara Süss, Logistics Control, San José Chiapa (MX)
The AUDI Material Supply Chain – Strategy, solutions
management to control material for production material
16:40 Ford – Raúl Chaves, Product Development México, México City (MX)
Intelligent Mobility Connectivity and Autonomous Vehicles -
A quick overview on what is going on on this arena and drivers for success.
17:20 The AKJ working group in Mexico and The Automotive Cluster Puebla
Introduction of visions, activities and results 2017, Strategy and activities 2017/2018
with R. Rettberg, H. Roeck (Brose), other Members of AKJ and J. E. G. Villarreal (Cluster Automotriz Zona Centro),

- The vision, current activities and results 2017/18
- The strategy and activities 2018+

18:00 to 22:30 - Networking and Gala Dinner

Networking in the Lobby
Gala Dinner and Networking
End of the first day of Conference