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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. 


18th October 2019 

10.00 - 13.00 "Conference of Artifical Intelligence And The Automotive Industry" conference
Pavilion "A" - Turquoise Room
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.

16th October 2019

9.30 - 16.15 "Innovative Transformation of the Automotive Industry" conference
 Pavilion "A" - Turquoise Room
Organizer: Ministry for Innovation and Technology
Full program: HERE
More: HERE

This is private event, with attendance only possible through registration.
Registration: HERE

9.45 - 11.00 Volvo Supplier Forum
Venue: Pavilion "A" Graphite Room
Organizer: Volvo Group
Full program: HERE

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

14.00 - 15.00 Evolution of 3D printable plasctics 
Venue: Pavilion "A", Gallery AII., Room 182
Organizer: Freedee Printing Solutions
Registration: HERE

17th October 2019

9.00 - 16.30 Portfolio - MAGE Industry 4.0 conference
 Pavilion "A" - Turquoise Room
Organizers: Association of Hungarian Automotive Industry (MAGE) and Portfolio
More about the conference and registration: HERE

9.30 - 17.00 MAGE - HIPA - B2B Supplier Forum 
 Pavilion "A" - Ruby Room
Association of Hungarian Automotive Industry (MAGE) 
Hungarian Investment Promotion Agency (HIPA)

10.30 - 13.30 Varinex execution
Venue: Pavilion "A" - Graphite Room
Organizers: Varinex Informatikai Zrt.


"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.

Registration: HERE

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
Dr.-Ing. Stefan Schünemann,
CEO, IKAM GmbH, Magdeburg: Focus and future of the automotive industry from the point of view of our companies/ Schwerpunkte und Zukunft der Automobilindustrie aus der Sicht unserer Unternehmen
Dr. Antal Nikodémus, Ministry for Innovation and technologies, Head of Department

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
Dr. Mark-Tell Schneider, Mercedes-Benz Manufacturing Hungary Kft., Head of IT
Dr. László Urbán, Magyar Suzuki Zrt., Deputy General Manager Grzegorz Buchal, Opel Szentgotthárd Kft., CEO
Jenő Csanaki, Opel Szentgotthárd Kft., Production Manager
István Szászi, Robert Bosch Kft., Head of Engineering Center Budapest
Dr. Róbert Keszte, Continental Automotive Hungary Kft., CEO

12.05 – 12.15 Coffee break

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

12.15 – 12.30 Keynote Presentations
István Király,
Vodafone Hungary, Deputy General Manager
András Váradi, Commsignia, Research director

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

István Király, Vodafone Hungary, Deputy General Manager
Csaba Göntér, thyssenkrupp Materials Hungary Zrt., Head of Steel Service Center
László Soltész, Emerson Automation Solutions Aventics Hungary Kft., Development director
Péter Frank, Knorr-Bremse Fékrendszerek Kft., Director of the Center for Research and Development
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. Dr. rer. nat. Toralf Trautmann,
Dresden University of Applied Sciences, Head of Department: Autonomous cars - Mobility of the future/ Das automatisierte Auto – die Zukunft der Mobilität
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. Géza Husi, Deputy 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

Supplier Forum organized by Volvo Group
Program Schedule

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 an opened event, with attendance only possible through preliminary application.

Registration: HERE

9.45 - 10.00  Registration

10.00 - 10.45 Development of supplier collaborations with the Volvo Group
Presenter: Volvo Group Purchasing

10.45 - 11.00 Q & A

11.00 - 13.00 Take a look to the together picked exhibitors

13.00 - 14.00 Lunch break

14.00 - 17.00 Take a look to the together picked exhibitors