Conference programs

The professional event and exhibition also covers the fields related to the automotive industry. Thus, the programmes organized by Hungexpo Zrt. and professional partners as well as the exhibition covering the whole spectrum of the industry are based on three key themes:


19th October 2016

9.00 - 15.00 “E-mobility from a different aspect II."  Conference on e-mobility
Organizer: Budapest and Pest County Chamber of Engineers (BPCE)
Venue: Hall 25
Following up on BPCE's hugely successful conference held last year, we continue introducing electro-mobility in Hungary with the help of professionals who work in the field and have significant achievements in practice and research as well. The Chamber's objective is to help connecting those putting their efforts into implementation. The conference will conclude with a roundtable discussion where participants will be able to debate and compare their solutions aiming for the same purpose but offering different approaches.
BPCE recognizes the conference and gives credit points as a mandatory further training for students of such faculties as Building Engineering, Transportation, Electrotechnology, Energy and Chemical Engineering.

10.00 – 17.00 Suppliers’  Forum organised by Association of Hungarian Automotive Component Manufacturers (MAJOSZ) and Hungarian Investment Promotion Agency (HIPA)
Venue: Hall "A", Ruby Room
You need to register in advance.

11:00 - 11:30 Offical opening of Automotive Hungary exhibition
           Csaba Kilián, Chief excecutive officer of the Association of the Hungarian Automotive Industry (MAGE)
           Gábor Ganczer, General Manager of Hungexpo
           Levente Magyar, Under-Secretary of Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Venue: pavilion A, Turquoise room

11.30 – 12.30 Roundtable discussion with key players of the trade
Venue: Hall "A", Turquoise room
Moderator: Csaba Kilián, CEO of the Association of the Hungarian Automotive Industry (MAGE)
The CEO discussion is billingual with English-Hungarian simultaneous interpretation.

Topics of the discussion:

  • Development goals and orientations in the years to come
  • What are the greatest challenges for the Automotive Industry?
  • Industry 4.0: industry digitalization
  • Trends in the selection and development of suppliers
  • Competitiveness of Hungary in the CEE region and globally - Investments and growth opportunities

Invited participants:

  • Peter Koessler, Managing Director, Audi Hungaria Motor Kft.
  • Christian Wolff, CEO, Mercedes-Benz Manufacturing Hungary Kft.
  • Olívia Mesics, Deputy General Manager, Opel Szentgotthárd Kft.
  • Lászlo Urbán, Vice President, Magyar Suzuki Zrt.
  • Marc Eckstein, Managing Director, Thyssenkrupp
  • János Lang, Managing Director, Flex Hungary
  • Robert Ésik, President, HIPA

14.00 - 16.00 “The National Metal Industry Trade Association's (OFI) integrated solution for the rise of metal industry enterprises"
Organizer: National Metal Industry Trade Association
Venue: Hall "A", Gallery AII, Room 182
The forum presents the Trade Association's (OFI) integrated service as well as recently published books

14.00 - 15.30 „See and reach the future - issues of corporate efficiency improvement in the automotive industry” - roundtable discussions of current issues in economic development, employment, environment protection, logistics, cooperation in tenders and quality management
Organizer: IFKA - Public Benefit Non-Profit Ltd. for the Development of Industry
Venue: Hall "A", Turquoise room
More information: here

20th October 2016

 9.00 – 16.30 3rd Automotive Industry Conference, 2016
Organizers:, The Association of the Hungarian Automotive Industry (MAGE)
Venue: Hall "A", Turquoise room
Participation is not free of charge and advance registration is required (Tickets are still available at the Service Stand, Hall "A" 310/H)
More information: here and on
The conference is bilingual with English-Hungarian simultaneous interpretation.

10.00 – 17.00 Japanese-Hungarian component and material buyers business meeting
Organizer: JETRO Budapest and HIPA
Venue: Hall "A", Ruby Room

11.00 – 12.00 3D scanning and 3D printing in the automotive industry
Venue: Hall "A", Gallery AII, Room 182
Organizer: Free3Dee

13.00 - 14.30 New trends in 3D printing from the automotive supliers' perspective
Venue: Hall "A", Gallery AII, Room 182
Organizer: Varinex
Presenter: György Falk, 3D printing expert, business unit director

15.00 - 17.00 “Personal protective equipment for safe labour in the automotive industry. Presentation of protective equipment, compatibility tests, aspects for selecting the appropriate protective equipment."
Organizer: 3M Hungária Ltd.
Venue: Hall 25
Presenter: Zoltán Rádóczki, Application developer, labour safety engineer, 3M Hungária Ltd.

21th October 2016

10.00 – 14.00 Presentations on the compatibility of industrial production devices and the requirements of E-mobility
Venue: Hall "A", Ruby Room
Organizer: Kvalix Automatika Ltd.

11.00 – 12.30 Neutron radiography based materials testing in automotive technological development projects
Venue: Hall "A", Gallery AII, Room 182
Organizer: Hungarian Academy of Sciences
            Dr. László Rosta (MTA Wigner - BNC)
            Dr. László Szentmiklósi (MTA EK - BNC)
            Caroline Boudou (ILL - Fr)
            Mirko Boin (Helmholz Inst - Berlin - De)

13.00 – 16.30 “Where have my employees gone?" Labour shortage and efficiency improvement in industrial production", a series of presentations
Venue: Hall "A", Gallery AII, Room 182
Organizer: Login Autonom Ltd.
More information: here

We reserve the right to change the programme!