08.45-09.00

Networking Kick-Off Greeting word

Prof. Dr. Johannes Walther, Chairman of the Board, IPM AG


09.00-09.45

opening discussion

The automotive industry at the crossroads of business, technology and politics


09.45-10.05

E-MOBILITY AND DIGITISATION - A TURNING POINT FOR PURCHASING?

Dr. Bernd Martens, Board Member for Procurement & IT, Audi AG

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10.05-10.25

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Data-driven decision support for efficient Purchasing

Klaus Werner Schmidt, Head of Purchasing and Member of the Management Board, Leopold-Kostal-Gruppe


10.25-11.05

Coffee Break & Networking in the Exhibition


11.05-11.25

Digitalisation and autonomisation of purchasing

Prof. Dr. Christian Heinrich, Co-Founder, Scoutbee

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11.25-12.25

Master Class

Purchasing 4.0 - What do suppliers have to be prepared for?

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Hans-Gerhard Seeba
Horst Wiedemann, Head of Strategic Materials Management & SVP, ZF
Sabine Angermann, Head of Purchasing and Supplier Quality for Raw Materials, Shell Construction, Risk Management and Strategy, Mercedes-Benz Cars


12.25-13.30

Lunch & networking at the exhibition


13.30-13.50

Identification of innovative suppliers/start-ups

Ulrike Salb, Senior Vice President Global Procurement, Osram Licht AG

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13.50-14.50

Start-up Pitches and Panel Discussion

Sebastian Nädtke, CEO/ Business Analyst, LeitArt Gesellschaft für Mittelstanskybernetik mbH
Dr. Julian Ariza Alvarez, Co-Founder, Statistance GbR
Dr. Jens Kotlarski, Managing Director, Yuanda Robotics GmbH


14.50-15.30

Coffee Break & Networking in the Exhibition


15.30-18.30

Workshop 1

Purchasing 4.0 as value-added partner

Workshop 2

Digitization and autonomization in purchasing

 

Workshop 3

The role of people in purchasing 4.0

Panel Discussion

The return of protectionism: What options remain for procurement?


18.30-19.00

Transfer to the Reithaus Ludwigsburg


19.00

Champagne reception and gala dinner at Reithaus Ludwigsburg