FULL PROGRAM

TWO FULL DAYS OF INTERACTIVE SESSIONS

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 20th

8:30am – REGISTRATION AND WELCOME BREAKFAST

9:00am
MEETING EXCLUSIVELY FOR NATIONAL AUTOMOTIVE DEALERS & REPAIRERS ASSOCIATIONS

9:00am
NETWORKING FOR DEALERSHIP GROUPS CHAIRMEN, HEAD OF INDEPENDENT TRADE & REPAIR GROUPS

10:30am – WELCOME SPEECH

With Jean-Charles Herrenschmidt, President – CECRA and Christophe Carignano, Editorial Director, Automotive – INFOPRO DIGITAL

10:40am – PLENARY SESSION #1 – Green deal – LEMAN 1+2

10:40am VIP video

Confirmed speaker :
Frans TIMMERMANS, Executive Vice-President for the European Green Deal – EUROPEAN COMMISSION

10:50am Debate – Green Deal and the future of mobility: what is at stake
• Implementing the European Green Deal: incentives to expect and impact of the corona virus crisis
• European emission standards: what impact on cars’ sales and repair, existing fleet renewal and your internal organization
• Urban and extra-urban transports: which energy source for what use? How to manage travel flows and roads’ transformation
• Mobility as a service: what kind of partnerships establish with start-ups to develop innovative economic models
• How to promote employment

Confirmed speakers :
Jorgo CHATZIMARKAKIS, CEO- HYDROGEN EUROPE

Jean-Charles HERRENSCHMIDT, President – CECRA
Eric-Mark HUITEMA, Director General – ACEA
Delphine RUDELLI, Director General – Ceemet

Moderated by Pierre-Henri CHUET

12:00pm – LUNCH

2:00pm – WORKSHOPS #1 : Green deal

Urban mobility and traffic flow management
Lausanne room

• Investments, financing, profitability and consumer behavior: a review of the European mobility market
• International best practices (Singapore, Amsterdam, London, Scandinavian countries…): data sharing, surveillance, traffic regulation, new roads…
• What future for European car dealers in big cities

Confirmed speaker:
Antoine RAGUET, CMO – GROUPE TRESSOL CHABRIER

Moderated by Alexandre GUILLET

Mobility as a service
Vevey room

• Mobility as a service: what kind of partnerships establish with start-ups to develop innovative economic models

Confirmed speakers :
Sampo HIETANEN, Founder and CEO – MaaS Global

Moderated by Anouchka PIRBAY

European emission standards: what impact on sales and maintenance
Leman 3 room

• What source of energy for what use
• What ROI for electric vehicles
• What impact on existing fleet renewal and your internal organization

Confirmed speakers :
Michelangelo AVETA, Policy Advisor in E-mobility files – EURELECTRIC
Thomas CHIEUX, Research Director – ICDP

Moderated by Paul DE BREM

2:45pm – PLENARY SESSION #2 : Connectivity and digital

2:45pm VIP Interview

Confirmed speaker:
Eric-Mark HUITEMA, Director General – ACEA

3:05pm Debate – Connected vehicle: the stakes of a fair data sharing for the car distribution and repair sector, and the arising opportunities for innovation
• Data from extended vehicles and sensors: insights on the property system and the current legislation
• Connected vehicle data control: from upstream to downstream, a stake for the entire sector
• Individual initiatives: what are the best practices developed by manufacturers, dealers and repairers
• Discover the top emerging innovations disrupting the Automobile services
• Autonomous vehicle: what’s the current state (test and experiments, technical and regulation challenges, social impacts…) ; what consequences on sales and maintenance

Confirmed speakers :
Eric-Mark HUITEMA, Director General – ACEA
Nicolas JEANMART, Head of Personal & General Insurance – INSURANCE EUROPE

Laurianne KRID, Director General – FIA Region I
Bernard LYCKE, Director General  – CECRA
Zoi SAGIA, Manager, Mobility and Transport – ETRMA
Frank SCHLEHUBER, Senior Consultant Market Affairs – CLEPA
Han TEN BROEKE, President – BOVAG


Moderated by Pierre-Henri CHUET

4:00pm NETWORKING BREAK

4:30pm – WORKSHOPS #2 : Connectivity and digital

OTP : who manages the European platform
Vevey room

• Data ownership: to whom does in-vehicle data belong
• How to secure connected vehicle data and address cyber risks

Confirmed speakers :
Peter DAENINCK, Chairman European Car Dealers, Vice President – CECRA
Jan-Willem VAN DER LINDEN, Specialist data & digitization – BOVAG

Moderated by Paul DE BREM

Optimize employee training strategy and minimize costs in a digital post COVID-19 environment
Lausanne room

• Define the most appropriate method according to the type of employee
• Individualize the learner’s path with artificial intelligence tools

Confirmed speakers :
Jakub STOLFA, Program Manager and Assistant Professor – VSB (PACT FOR SKILLS)
Sjoerd ZIJLSTRA Director Studies & Training Development – EDUCAM

Moderated by Anouchka PIRBAY

Reinvent and digitize your dealership, leveraging car data
Leman 3 room

•How can vehicle data bring you additional value and help you optimize your customer relationship, aftersales services and marketing strategy
•Create innovative and playful experiences and allow your clients to customize their vehicle’s configuration
• Anticipate changes in your business

Confirmed speakers :
Benoit JOLY, EVP Automotive & Mobility – WEJO
Marco MARLIA, Ceo and Co-Founder – MOTORK

Moderated by Alexandre GUILLET

7:30pm – COCKTAIL

8:30pm – GALA DINNER

VIP SPEECHFrancis BARTHOLOME, President – CNPA

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21st

9:00am – PLENARY SESSION #3 : The future distribution models

9:00am VIP speech : EU regulatory framework about sales, aftersales & future distribution models
• The Motor Vehicle Block Exemption Regulation (MVBER) : where we are in the renewal process and next steps.

Confirmed speaker :
Natalia LAZAROVA, Head of Unit Antitrust: Basic Industries, Manufacturing and Consumer Goods, DG Competition, EUROPEAN COMMISSION

9:20am Debate – The future distribution models
• Agency, franchise or distribution contract: how to choose
• New business models: how to earn money
• Online sales, direct sales and maintenance: what share of value
• Impacts of COVID-19’

Confirmed speakers :
Christian BOURGEON, Lawyer – SCP B.M.G.B
Nicolas LENORMANT, President of industrial vehicles’ branch – CNPA
Bernard LYCKE, Director General – CECRA
Dr. Matti PÖRHÖ, President – VW-Audi European Dealer Council
Dr. Klaus ZELLMER, Member of the Board of Management Sales, Marketing and After Sales – VOLKSWAGEN PASSENGER CARS

Moderated by Pierre-Henri CHUET

10:05am – NETWORKING BREAK

10:35am – WORKSHOPS #3 : The future distribution models

Rising concentration trend: what future for European and International car dealership
Vevey room

• Emergence of cross-borders, pan-European and transnational groups, mergers and acquisitions: towards a shared governance with manufacturers?
• Catchment areas’ extension: how to make economies of scale
• Distribution contract, agent contract, dual distribution: differences, risks and opportunities

Confirmed speakers :
Stéphane BAILLY, President – CAR AVENUE
Peter DAENINCK, Chairman European Car Dealers, Vice President – CECRA

Moderated by Alexandre GUILLET

What does the future hold for distribution contracts
Leman 3 room

• Agent/manufacturer: what relationship’s evolution and what return on investment
• What are the main regulations

Confirmed speaker :
Christian BOURGEON, Lawyer – SCP B.M.G.B
Thomas CHIEUX, Research Director – ICDP
Arnold KOOPMANS, Executive Vice-President & Treasurer – CECRA

Moderated by Paul DE BREM


Distribution of trucks and industrial vehicles
Lausanne room

• What energy for what use
• How to replace used trucks
• How to optimize your data

Confirmed speakers :
Nicolas LENORMANT, President of industrial vehicles’ branch – CNPA
Renaud VAULEON, Vice President & Chairman of the Commercial and Industrial Vehicules Division (CIV) – CECRA

Moderated by Anouchka PIRBAY

11:25am – WORKSHOPS #4 : The future distribution models

Focus on after-sales: what investment to choose to optimize your repair activities
Lausanne room

• How to develop your after-sales activities and transform your internal organizations
• Electricity and hydrogen: how to survive the changes in the automotive industry and what profitability to expect
• Spare parts distribution: what return on investment to forecast

Confirmed speakers :
Geert BRUMMELHUIS, Manager Autodealers – BOVAG
Antonio CALVOSA, VP Strategy & Innovation – LKQ EUROPE
Eric DEVOS, President – GIPA GROUP
Pierre JALLU BERTHIER, Founder & CEO – GROUPE JALLU-BERTHIER

Moderated by Paul DE BREM

How to develop your used cars sales and maximize your profits
Vevey room

• What value for the future of business
• Labels: what gain for your sales
• How are changes in the used car industry leading to a digital experience for operators and end users

Confirmed speaker :
Léa CHEVRY, Cofounder – TCHEK
Christian ZAMET, Managing Director – ACCENTURE STRATEGY & CONSULTING

Moderated by Alexandre GUILLET

Online and direct sales : what is the share of value
Leman 3 room

• Webstores for new and used cars: how to stand out from pure players’ competition
• From your salespeople to your end customers: how to improve your user experience
• Optimize your lifecycle value with a digital, flexible and cancellable subscription model
• Direct sales: going beyond traditional codes
• Car parts replacement, repackaging, storage, delivery : how to answer your customers’ expectations
• How much revenue expecting from a digital sales strategy

Confirmed speakers :
Julian CICCALE, Deputy CEO & CMO – IMAWEB
Mathias R. Albert, Founder / CEO ViveLaCar, Partner auto domicil group, board member VMH
Alexandre LAUNAY – CEO – STAMPYT / GROUPE IMAWEB

Moderated by Anouchka PIRBAY

12:10pm – PLENARY SESSION #4

12:10pm VIP interview

Confirmed speaker :
Thomas MARTIN, Human resources director- Emil Frey France


12:20pm VIP interview

Confirmed speaker :
Rhett RICART, Immediate Past Chairman – NADA (US)

12:30pm Debate – Nurturing skills: the challenge for automotive industry
•How to modernize our professions’ image
•How to recruit, engage and train future talent

Confirmed speakers :
Vinkesh GULATI, President – FADA (India)
Sergey KOZHUKHOV, Deputy Head of the HR-Committee – ROAD (RUSSIA)
Ricardo LIMA, Vice President – FENABRAVE (Brazil)
Bernard LYCKE, Director General – CECRA
Rhett RICART, Immediate Past Chairman – NADA (US)
Jinjun SHEN, Chairman – CADA (China)
Chong Jooi SNG
, Senior Strategic Consultant for International Affairs – CADA (China)
Tao SONG, Deputy Secretary General and Director of International Affairs – CADA (CHINA)

Moderated by Pierre-Henri CHUET

1:25pm – LUNCH

2:45pm – 4:00pm – FREE NETWORKING TIME

3:00pm – 5:30pm – CECRA’s GENERAL ASSEMBLY