Automotive Suppliers’ Day Baden-Württemberg

16 November 2023
Esslingen, Germany

SMMT is attending the Automotive Suppliers Day in Esslingen, Germany, organised by eMobil Baden-Württemberg – the State Agency for New Mobility Solutions.

UK companies are invited to attend.

Summary of opportunity for UK companies:

  • Network with up to 400 attendees from across the German automotive sector
  • Speaking opportunity on topic of digitisation (subject to organiser’s approval)
  • Join SMMT networking dinner

This one day conference and networking event is expected to attract 300-400 people representing OEMs and suppliers from Baden-Wurttemberg and the rest of Germany. The conference programme is here.

In addition to the conference sessions, there will be a poster exhibition, providing a platform for participants to showcase their research and projects. This exhibition will be followed by a dedicated networking session, offering attendees the chance to connect, collaborate, and exchange ideas with one another.

A key theme of the conference programme is digitisation of the automotive sector and there is a speaking opportunity for a UK company in the ‘International Lighthouse Projects’ session. This session will include speakers from industry players (OEM/suppliers) that are advancing digitalisation in the automotive industry and can illustrate exemplary projects.

Suggested programme:

Wednesday 15 November

  • Travel to Stuttgart
  • SMMT UK networking dinner

Thursday 16 November

  • Attend Automotive Suppliers’ Day Baden-Württemberg

Flights and Hotels:

You will need to make your own flight and hotel bookings. There are some hotels in Esslingen and plenty in Stuttgart. The conference venue is 20 – 30 minutes travel from central Stuttgart.

Applications procedure:

  • Register online and please let us know you will be attending the event
  • For the speaking slot the organisers are looking for speakers on the topic of advancing digitalisation in automotive such as software-defined car, automated and connected mobility, automotive manufacturing. Speaking slot subject to organiser’s approval. Please contact us if you have a suitable project to present.
  • If you would like to attend the networking dinner please contact us. Due to limited capacity priority will be given to SMMT members

The event is free to attend but advanced registration is required.


Conference Programme

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