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Programmes 2019

The programs will be organised by Hungexpo C. Co. Ltd. and professional partners as well as the exhibition covering the whole spectrum of the industry are based on three key themes: BUSINESS, SCIENCE, CAREER. 


16th October 2019

9.30 - 16.15 "Innovative Transformation of the Automotive Industry" conference
Organizer: Ministry for Innovation and Technology
Full program: HERE
More: HERE
This is private event, with attendance only possible through registration.

17th October 2019

Portfolio - MAGE Industry 4.0 conference
More about the conference and registration: HERE

18th October 2019 

10.00 - 13.00 "Conference of Artifical Intelligence And The Automotive Industry" conference
Main Organizer: 
Pannon Business Network, am-LAB Digital Innovation Hub
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary
Baden-Württemberg Ministry of Economics 
Croatian Ministry of Economics

This is an opened event, with attendance only possible through registration.
Registration: HERE 
More about the conference: HERE 

B2B Supplier Forum
More about the last year: ITT 

Further engineering training courses

Professional training courses

Permanent program: TECHTOGETHER competition - more information: HERE

More information soon!
HUNGEXPO C.Co. LTD. reserves the right to modify the programme.

The co-event of AUTOMOTIVE HUNGARY the AUTÓTECHNIKA-AUTODIGA – International Vehicle Maintenance Industry Trade Exhibition well be organised for the 28th time this year. On the most significant professional forum of Hungarian vehicle repair and maintenance industry, the offering of diagnostic and garage equipment as well as the vehicle parts and services can be found under one roof by the professionals of the vehicle repairing industry. The three days of the exhibition provides a possibility to the professionals to get to know the novelties and developments of the automotive and related industries. The service and required instruments and tools of electronic cars will also be presented.

"Innovative Transformation of the Automotive Industry" conference
of the Ministry for Innovation and Technology
Program Schedule
16th October 2019

The organizers keep the right to change the program. The negotiation with speakers and participants of the round table discussions is still ongoing.

This is private event, with attendance only possible through preliminary application.

Moderator: Zoltán Alföldi, journalist

9.30 - 10.00 Opening Statements - Exhibition
Dr. László György, Minister of State, Ministry for Innovation and Technology
Gábor Ganczer, HUNGEXPO C.Co. Ltd, CEO
The moderator of Opening Statements and the Award-ceremony: Csaba Kilián, Society of Hungarian Automotive Industry, executive secretary-general

10.00 - 10.30 Registration, coffee break

10.30 – 10.40 Opening Statements - Opening of the conference
Tibor Gulyás, ITM, Deputy State Secretary for Innovation

The Integration of Industry 4.0 and B2B, Exploiting Synergies? - Panel Discussion

10.40 - 11.10 Keynote Presentations
Prof. Dr. Heike Proff,
Professor at the Department of Automotive Engineering, University of Duisburg-Essen
Gábor Túry,  Researcher at the Institute of World Economics, Center for Economic and Regional Science, MTA

11.10 – 12.05 Panel Discussion
Participants: Leading Representatives of Industry 4.0 Technology Leaders with Significant Manufacturing Base and R&D Capacity

Zoltán Les, Audi Hungaria Zrt., Director of Vehicle Manufacturing
Christian Wolff, Mercedes-Benz Manufacturing Hungary Kft., CEO
Dr. László Urbán, Magyar Suzuki Zrt., Deputy General Manager Grzegorz Buchal, Opel Szentgotthárd Kft., CEO
Jenő Csanaki, Opel Szentgotthárd Kft., Production Manager
Daniel Korioth, Robert Bosch Kft., CEO
Mihály Nagy, Continental group, country-coordinator

12.05 – 12.15 Coffee break

Knowledge-based Purchasing Directions and Markets in the Supply Chain - Panel Discussion

12.15 – 12.30 Keynote Presentations
Mate Rimac,
Rimac Automobili, CEO
József Kovács, Commsignia, CEO/Bősze Botond, BeeRides, founder and CEO (substitute: the developer AVL Hungary Kft.)

12.35 – 13.30 Panel discussion
Participants: Leading representatives of TIER-1 companies, automotive service providers

Zoltán Petró, thyssenkrupp Materials Hungary Zrt., CEO
Tamás Szabó, Infineon Technologies Cegléd Kft., CEO
Kato Yukihiro, Denso Gyártó Magyarország Kft., President
István Gödri, Emerson Automation Solutions Aventics Hungary Kft., CEO
András Sávos, Knorr-Bremse Vasúti Jármű Rendszerek Hungária Kft., CEO
Tamás Gábor Gubacsi, Valeo Auto-Electric Magyarország Kft., CEO
Bálint Michaletzky, GreenGo Car Europe Kft., CEO

13.30 – 14.30 Lunch break

University - Industry Cooperation, Knowledge Transfer - Panel Discussion

14.30 – 15.00 Keynote presentations
Prof. Zoran Lulic,
PhD, University of Zagreb, Head of Department
Dr. Zoltán Birkner, NKFIH, president

15.00 – 15.15 Keynote Speech
Günter Schulze,
Starters E-Components Generators Automotive Hungary Kft. CEO

15.15- 16.15 Panel Discussion 

Dr. István Szalai, Head of the Institute of Training and Research, University of Pannonia, Zalaegerszeg
Dr. Edit Szűcs, Dean of the University of Debrecen, Faculty of Technology
Dr. Zoltán Siménfalvi, Dean of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Informatics, University of Miskolc
Dr. Máté Zöldy, BMGE, Faculty of Transportation and Vehicle Engineering, Senior Research Fellow
Dr. Pál Lukács, János Neumann University, Department of Vehicle Technology, Head of Department
Dr. habil. Barna Hanula, Széchenyi István University, Audi Hungaria Faculty of Vehicle Engineering, Dean