October Automotive Roundtable, October 17th

 – Quality management in China

– In co-operation with VDA QMC


After the implementation of IATF 16949 in October 2016 China’s Auto Industry needs to update its quality management systems. Since China is holding more than 43% of all ISO/TS 16949 Certificates, it is the biggest market for Auto Quality Management System Certification and quality is the key for the success of the Chinese Automotive Industry. Therefore Automotive Roundtable will provide the platform to present and discuss the importance of quality management systems in China. The attending experts will moreover discuss potential improvements for Chinese quality management systems.

– in cooperation with Autoköpfe

– Strategic Partner: EU Chamber 

– Event Partner: German Centre for Industry and Trade Beijing

WHEN: Tuesday, October 17, 2017, 17:45 pm
18:00 – 19:00 pm: Registration and Networking Dinner
German Restaurant Brotzeit – Ground floor of DRC Liangmaqiao Diplomatic Office Building
Dinner costs will be paid to the restaurant separately by participants.

18:50 pm: Presentation: Welcome and Introduction
By Mr. Tilman Tillmann, General Manager, German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA), VDA QMC – Quality Management Center China Co., Ltd. (Beijing and Shanghai)
Mr. Tilman Tillmann has more than 20 years’ automotive experience in the field supplier development (Tier 1 supplier Delphi, Volkswagen Group, Volkswagen China and consultant company). He came to China first time in 1995 with SVW (Launch Santana 2000) and spent in total nearly 8 years in China for supplier evaluation and development. Improvement of the supply chain in the automotive industry is his biggest aim. He supported projects in China, India, Russia, USA and Europe. From 2013-15 he supported the Budget Car Project of Volkswagen in China. 2016 he takes over the new position as GM VDA QMC China with aim to further develop the suppliers for German OEM.

19:00 pm: Presentation
By Mr. Klaus Ziegler, GM Certification and Accreditation System, TÜV Rheinland (China) Ltd.

19:20 pm: Presentation
Mr. Christian Erhart, Assistant Manager, QM /QMS BBAC, Daimler Greater China Ltd.
Christian is 21 years in Daimler and specialized in Quality Management with hands-on experiences as well as a certified auditor of DIN/ISO 9001, VDA 6.3, VDA 6.1, TS 16949, MPS, ISO 14001.He is a Six Sigma Greenbelt expert and has applied it often at work. Most of Christian’s recent work has been quality process release of all Benz series introduced in China and supports the establishment of Quality loops, Product liability system in Beijing Benz. He was based in Daimler Bremen Plant in Germany before he moved with family to China as an Expat.

19:40 pm: Presentation: Quality Management at a Chinese OEM – Systems and Challenges
Mr. Peter Bornschein, General Manager, msg China
Mr. Peter Bornschein joined msg as General Manager China in 2014. msg is a German head- quartered software company. Peter and his team provide customized IT-solutions for automotive companies in the age of digitalization and Industry 4.0., covering standard business processes, Connected Car topics and SAP. Mr. Peter Bornschein has been in the software and automotive services business for almost twenty-five years. Half of his career he spends in China, the other half in Southeast Asia, Western and Eastern Europe.

20:00 pm: Panel discussion: Quality Management in China
 Mr. Tilman Tillmann, General Manager, German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA), VDA QMC – Quality Management Center China Co., Ltd. (Beijing and Shanghai)

20:20 pm: Q&A

WHEREGerman Restaurant Brotzeit (for dinner) & German Centre for Industry and Trade Beijing Co. Ltd.  ( for seminar) (北京德意志工商中心有限公司)
11th Floor, Unit 1101A, DRC Liangmaqiao Diplomatic Office Building 19 Dongfang East Road, Chaoyang District, 100600 Beijing, PR China

Fee:  150 RMB/Person, incl. 1 Welcome Drink if registered by October 16
          100 RMB/Person for German Centre Tenants, incl. 1 Welcome Drink if  registered by October 16
          250 RMB/Person, incl. 1 Welcome Drink at the door without registration
          Free for Annual Sponsors!
          (Please, note only cash or pre-payment via bank transfer is accepted)

Language: English

If you would  like to attend, RSVP via email, please write to kathrin(at)g-i-events.com or lucia(at)-i-events.com by October 16, 2017.
In case you register but cannot attend, please cancel your reservation before October 16. Otherwise you will be invoiced for the event.

Best Practice: FMEA Forum China, October 19, 2017 in Taicang, Jiangsu Province



  • Tilman Tillmann, VDA QMC China
  • Dipl. -ing. Winfried Dietz, DIETZ Consultants
  • Lassie Li, DIETZ Consultants
  • Jessica Liu, SIEMENS
  • Simon Crowhurst, Johnson Electric
  • Zhenliang Fu, CRRC
  • Dr. Bin Chi, Bosch China
  • Li Zhao, KSS CHINA


  AR         Dietz

Cooperation Partner:

siemensVDA-QMC China-BIG

Official Supporter:
Investment Promotion Bureau of Taicang City, Jiangsu Province


About the Event:

Since its foundation in 2005, the FMEA Forum became the most important meeting for FMEA user and experts in Germany. Now we introduced it to China and continue to build a platform for FMEA experts and practitioner in Asia.


  • Leading positions of FMEAs
  • FMEA experts/FMEA engineers
  • Design/Quality/Process department managers
  • People who are interested in solutions of BEST FMEAs in the world


  • Questions and discussions with every speech
  • Meet the speakers
  • Panel discussion with participants of the attendees
  • World Café


  • Risk assessment in new technical industries (wind power)
  • Special characteristics
  • FMEA and Industry 4.0
  • FMEA and complexity
  • Cultural variables within the risk management

Full Price: CNY 3,800/Person, incl. event registration, training material, certificates, lunch & coffee breaks;
Early-Bird Rate: CNY 3,420/Person, if you register before September 15th, 2017;
Or more than 2 participants from the same company, you will get 10% discounts.

Four Points by Sheraton Taicang
No. 288 Shanghai East Road, Taicang, Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, China 215400

Contact us:

To get the event agenda, please click here:
If you are interested in more information about the forum, or like to register, please feel free to contact us:
Ms. Lucia Liu, Project Manager
T: +86 1064108459
M: +86 15201679841
E-Mail: info@g-i-events.com

Ms. Lassie Li, Dietz Consultants
T: +86 2583534568
M: +86 13851980669
E-Mail: lassie.li@dietz-consultants.cn

For the full program please download below flyer:

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Wann: Mittwoch, 25. Oktober 2017, ab 19:00 Uhr

Wo:   Hacker-Pschorr Brauhaus Beijing
          Gate 3, No. 3 Building, 12 XinDong Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing

Mit:   90l Freibier aus der Hacker-Pschorr Brauerei. Solange der Vorrat reicht!

Gebühr: Eintritt Frei bei Anmeldung bis zum 23. Oktober
                 50 RMB/Person Abendkasse
                 Eintritt frei für Jahres-Sponsoren!

Um am Stammtisch teilzunehmen, melden Sie sich bitte via kathrin(at)deutschinbeijing.com oder lucia(at)g-i-events.com bis zum 23. Oktober 2017 an. Falls Sie trotz Anmeldung doch nicht teilnehmen können, sagen Sie bitte Ihre Teilnahme bis zum  23. Oktober 2017 ab.


EVTec – Electric Vehicle Technologies Conference,

Kempinski Hotel, Shenyang, November 7-9

Following the current movement, EVTec 2017 will be held in Shenyang, one of the automotive centers in China that offers the ideal platform due to the existing strength in EV technologies.
Supported by leading names of the industry, this congress is supposed to set trends for the future electric vehicles, bring leading engineers, R&Ds on the one hand, and political and government officials on the other hand together. It offers the unique opportunity to the industry having high professional insights with international know-how background to stimulate joint development.
Therefore this year’s conference will focus on electric mobility in the specific context of China. It will gather together experts and leaders from major automotive manufacturers and suppliers (foreign and domestic), academia and government to discuss advanced research topics, new product developments and automotive supply chain.

Organized by

Supported by


Electrified and automated: Two trends linked together
Mr. Philipp Ibele
General Manager Electric Vehicle & Hybrid Technology
United Automotive Electric Systems
UAES / Bosch

The connected car – chances and challenges
Mr. Shang Zhe
Project Manager Business Unit Electronics & Electrification
FEV China

(R)evolution of the Chinese Electric Vehicle Market
Mr. Dennis Reichenberg
Director Energy Management and Driver Assistance Systems
Hella Corporate Center China

Electrified future with HV and 48V – challenges and
opportunities of a multilevel power net
Dr. Matthias Lenhart-Rydzek
Director D&D and Operations BU Electromobility
LEONI – Wiring Systems Division

Power and Energy Solutions Enabling the Automotive
Maxwell Technologies (Shanghai) Trading Co.,Ltd.

Current status and outlook of wireless charging for
new energy vehicles
Dr. Grzegorz Ombach
VP Engineering
Qualcomm Halo

Schaeffler’s eDrive solutions: eAxel and iWD
Mr. Chao Huang
Director Product Engineering, Product e – Axle & Pre – Development
Business Unit Hybrid Drives
Schaeffler Trading (Shanghai) Co.,Ltd.

High Voltage Heating Systems for Efficient Heating
Control in E – Vehicles
Dr. Christian Hainzlmaier
Director of Product Management & Strategy OE
Webasto Thermo & Comfort SE


EVTec – Conference Topics 2017

  • Opportunities & Challenges on E-Mobility – China and the rest of the world: An overview
  • Battery Performance and Charging: Trends and technologies for the future
  • Automotive Motor & Electric Control: About board net, plug-ins, regenerative braking systems and their interaction
  • Commercial & Passenger Vehicles: Legislation & Requirements from government’s and industry’s side to put EVs into practice
  • Panel Discussion about Connectivity and Security of Electrified Traffic: why Data Collection and Cyber Security is not only a pure IT topic anymore

EVTec Event Overview:

Afternoon – Factory visit
18:00 pm – Welcome reception and networking
9:00 am – 18:00 pm – Conference and panel discussion Part I
18:30 pm – Evening reception
9:00 am – 15:30 pm – Conference and panel discussion Part II

EVTec Program Committee
– Strong Industry Support


Registration Fee (Early Bird)

Members of the Automotive Roundtable Network enjoy a 10% Discount on the original prices.
Delegate ticket with accommodation at 5* Kempinski: RMB 1,710, regular: 1,900/1-Day Ticket; RMB 2,970regular: 3,300/2-Days Ticket
Delegate ticket without accommodation: 
RMB 1,260, regular:  1,400/1-Day Ticket; RMB 1,980regular: 2,200/2-Days Ticket
The early bird price will be available until October 13, 2017.

EVTec – Sponsorship Packages are available for booking now!

Different sponsorship packages are available, incl.

  • Partner Sponsorship (limited to 2 sponsors)
    Costs: ¥150,000 Chinese Business Tax included
  • Gold Sponsorship
    Costs: ¥100,000 Chinese Business Tax included
  • Silver Sponsorship
    Costs: ¥60,000 Chinese Business Tax included
  • Dinner Reception (7.11 and/or 8.11), Costs: each,¥50,000 Chinese Business Tax included
  • Coffee Break (8.11 and/or 9.11), Costs: each,¥25,000 Chinese Business Tax included
  • Table Top, Costs: ¥30,000 Chinese Business Tax included
  • Delegates Badges, Costs: ¥15,000 Chinese Business Tax included
  • Delegates Lanyards, Costs: ¥20,000 Chinese Business Tax included
  • Gifts Providing, Costs: ¥10,000 Chinese Business Tax included
    Members of the Automotive Roundtable Network enjoy a 10% Discount on these items. For full details on the sponsor packages, please contact us.Contact us:
    If you are interested in more information about the forum and/or like to register, please feel free to contact us:
    Ms. Lucia Liu, Project Manager
    T: +86 1064108459
    M: +86 15201679841
    E-Mail: info@g-i-events.com



Invitation to join in the delegation to the 14th Powertrain Manufacturing Conference, Technical University, Darmstadt, Germany, November 19 – 25, 2017

Highlights of the delegation:

  • The 14th Powertrain Manufacturing Conference
  • Cutting edge research topics: 
    Industry 4.0
    Manufacturing processes
    Lean production
    Energy efficiency
  • Technology leaders in automotive and equipment manufacturing

Sunday, November 19th
Arrival at Frankfurt International Airport, Hotel transfer
Monday, November 20th
Factory visits to Mercedes Benz engine plant, Mannheim and truck assembly plant, Woerth
Transfer to Darmstadt
Tuesday, November 21st
Powertrain Manufacturing Conference
Official reception and dinner
Wednesday, November 22nd
Powertrain Manufacturing Conference
Visit to PTW Smart Learning Factories
Transfer to Stuttgart
Thursday, November 23rd
Company visit Heller Machine Tools, Nürtingen
Company visit Walter Tools, Tübingen
Sightseeing in the picturesque, historic university town of Tübingen
Friday, November 24th
Company visit Mapal, Aalen
Company visit Bielomatik, Neuffen
Sightseeing Outlet City, Metzingen
Saturday, November 25th
Transfer to Frankfurt, guided city tour in Germany‘s main financial hub
Flight to Beijing

About the 14th Powertrain Manufacturing Conference
Host by Technical University of Darmstadt
A top-ranking educational and research institution in Germany.
The PTW-Institute is leading in the fields of

  • Lean production management
  • Machining technology and machine tools
  • Industry 4.0
  • Additive manufacturing
  • Process learning factories

Factory Tour
Factory visits to Mercedes Benz engine plant, Mannheim and truck assembly plant, Woerth
Company visit Heller Machine Tools, Nürtingen
Company visit Walter Tools, Tübingen
Company visit Mapal, Aalen
Company visit Bielomatik, Neuffen

Package price
32,000 CNY/person (3% tax included)


  • Return airfare by Lufthansa (Economy Class)*
    Business Class upon request
  • Accommodation 6 nights in 4*-hotels in Germany
  • Conference participation fee
  • Factory visits
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
  • Local transportation
  • Visa fee and travel insurance
  • Chinese speaking travel guide

Contact Us
If you are interested in, please find details information as below.

PTW invitation CN

PTW invitation EN

If you haev any question, please feel free to contact:
Ms. Lucia Liu, Project Manager
Tel: 010-6410 8459 & 152 0167 9841
Email: lucia@g-i-events.com