Aktuell: Automotive Roundtable 2015
Wenn Sie Interesse haben beim Automotive Roundtable mitzuwirken, melden Sie sich bitte bei:

QD Flyer_CN_20150330Frau Kathrin Brueggemeier, Managing Director, Beijing German-Inspired Events Services Co., Ltd. kathrin(at)g-i-events.com Mobile: 137 1834 2045


Artikel der Beijing Rundschau zum Automotive Roundtable: http://german.beijingreview.com.cn/german2010/Focus/2014-02/13/content_596127.htm


Veranstaltungen im Februar 2015/Deutschsprachige Events & Sino-European Events in Beijing


April Automotive Roundtable,April 8th, 2015 

- Trends and Outlook of the Automotive Industry in China-

With the industrialization and urbanization upgrading in current China, the automobile consumption is developing accordingly. As China is becoming the world’s largest automotive market, there are many opportunities as well as challenges for the automotive industry. What will be the trends and outlook of the Automotive Industry in China in 2015? Experts at the April Automotive Roundtable will discuss this question and share their perspectives.

When: Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 6:00 pm

6:00 – 7:00 pm: Registration and Networking Reception

7:00 pm: Presentation: Keeping Pace with Changes

By Mr. Karsten Engel, President & CEO, BMW Group Region China
Mr. Karsten Engel is President & CEO of BMW Group Region China, based in Beijing. Since joining BMW Group from 1985, Mr. Engel has been in charge of several overseas branches of BMW Group and has extensive experience in regional management. Since Mr. Engel joined BMW Group Region China in 2013, he has been responsible for sales, marketing and service of imported automotive products of BMW and MINI in Mainland China, Taiwan, Hongkong and Macau, as well as in charge of overseeing BMW interests and activities in its joint venture BMW Brilliance Automotive Ltd.

7:20 pm: Presentation: Scenarios for the Automotive Market China in 2015 and beyond – Tougher Times ahead

By Mr. Jochen Siebert, Managing Director, JSC (Shanghai) Automotive Consulting Co., Ltd.
Jochen Siebert is founder and managing director of JSC Automotive, a consulting firm helping OEMs and suppliers in formulating their strategies for China. Jochen has lived in China since 2009 and has more than 20 years of automotive experience gained with suppliers and consulting firms. He holds a master degree in industrial engineering from the Technical University Darmstadt and believes that forecasting in the automotive industry must be tightly connected to the analysis of macroeconomics.

7:40 pm: Panel discussion: Trends and Outlook of the Automotive Industry in China

Moderator: Mr. Jörg Wuttke, Vice President & Chief Representative China, BASF; President, European Union Chamber of Commerce in China
Since joining BASF China in 1997, Mr. Wuttke has been responsible for helping guide the company’s investment strategies for China, negotiation of large projects and government relations. (BASF Greater China’s sales in 2014 were €5.5 billion). From 2001 – 2004 Mr. Wuttke was the Chairman of the German Chamber of Commerce in China. From 2007 to 2010, and again since April 2014 he is the President of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China.  

Panel additionally includes:

Mr. Klaus Billetter, Managing Director, German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) China
Since joining ZF China in 2007, Mr. Billetter has been responsible as CFO  for ZF Group Asia-Pacific. From 2011 – 2014 Mr. Billetter was the Vice President of ZF Group Asia-Pacific. Starting from August 2014 he took over as Managing Director for VDA China (German Association of the Automotive Industry) and is helping to set up government relations for the German Auto Industry in China.

Mr. Frederic Quaranta, Managing Director Commercial Vehicle & Aftermarket China, Continental Automotive Holding Co., Ltd.    
Frederic Quaranta is working as Managing Director for Continental Automotive China. He develops, assembles and supplies Continental quality and innovated products like Instrumentation Clusters, Control Units and Sensors to Commercial Vehicle OEs. Additionally, Frederic Quaranta is leading Continental Aftermarket business in China.

8:10 pm: Q&A

Where:  Beijing Ballroom, 3/F, Four Seasons Hotel Beijing
                 No.48 Liang Ma Qiao Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 


Hotel Room Information: Participants of the April Automotive Roundtable can enjoy the special room rate: Deluxe room: CNY 1600 + 15% surcharge/night, incl. one buffet breakfast. To book the room, please contact reservation dept. via +86-10-5695-8588 or reservations.bej@fourseasons.com and indicate rate code of “Beijing German-Inspired Events Automotive Roundtable”.

Fee:  270 RMB/Person, incl. two free drinks (beer, wine or soft drinks), finger food during registration time

         170 RMB/Person for annual sponsors, incl. two free drinks (beer, wine or soft drinks), finger food during registration time

      (Please note only cash or pre-payment via bank transfer is accepted)       

Language: English

Seats are limited! If you like to attend, RSVP via email
kathrin@g-i-events.com or lucia@g-i-events.com by April 7th, 2015. 

In case you register but cannot attend, please cancel your reservation before April 7th. Otherwise you will be invoiced for the event.


April Environment Roundtable: April 9

Environmental Industry – Challenges and Opportunities in China!

-  Deep Impact! Plastic: enemy #1 or game changer for the good?


When: Thursday, April 9, 2015, 6:00 pm

6:00 – 7:00 pm: Registration and Networking Dinner

(costs will be paid by participants separately to the restaurant)

7:00 pm: Presentation: Hands up! You’re surrounded by THE Environment! – A general overview about the mutual impact of the environment and us.

By Mr. Mark Weßling, Head of Sales China, WESSLING Environment Consulting (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
Mark Weßling, 41, married and father of 3 adorable girls and based in Shanghai since 2011. Concerned about the environmental situation in China and aware of being part of the problem he is working for WESSLING offering laboratory and consulting services related to qualtiy, safety, health and environment.

7:20 pm: Presentation: Biodegradable Plastics

By Mr. Danny Stoetzer, Managing Director, aeptis Shanghai Co., Ltd.
Mr. Stoetzer is founding and managing partner of aeptis which was opened in 2013 to provide environmentally friendly solutions in marketing and retail to clients. After some years in the marketing supply industry prior to aeptis, with aeptis he is emphasizing on materials such as biodegradable plastics to decrease the environmental impact in retail and marketing in combination with an economically feasibility. Mr. Stoetzer is born in Germany and spent some years in the advertisement and publishing industry in Germany and the U.S. before moving to China in 2006.

7:40 pm: Panel discussion: Environmental Industry – Challenges and Opportunities in China!

Moderator: Ms. Kristina Heilemann, Managing Director, greenKon GmbH
Before Dr. Kristina Heilemann came to China she was working several years for SINTEF, the largest Norwegian Research Center for Applied Since. During these years she managed numerous environmental projects and was the manager of the Coastal and Harbour Research Laboratory. Three years ago she came to China and at the same time she founded the greenKon GmbH, a company for knowledge and technology transfer. At present she develops a project for “Clean Rivers” in Central China.      

8:10 pm: Q&A

Where: Restaurant “Zeit Berlin”
 Beijing Chaoyang District Xiaoyunroad / Xiaoyunli No 6
(inside Royal Palace Hotel) 北京朝阳区霄云里6号 城宝饭店内
Fee: 100 RMB/Person, incl. 1 Welcome Drink if registered by April 8, 2015
       200 RMB/Person, incl. 1 Welcome Drink at the door without registration
        Free for Annual Sponsors!

Language: English

Seats are limited! If you like to attend, RSVP via email
kathrin@g-i-events.com or lucia@g-i-events.com by April 8, 2015. 

In case you register but cannot attend, please cancel your reservation before April 8. Otherwise you will be invoiced for the event.


2015 Fair: German Products in Qingdao

Booths available for booking now

The 2015 Fair: German Products in Qingdao will take place in the German Street in Qingdao on September 10th – 14th, 2015.

During its 5th anniversary more cultural activities and special booth areas will be set up in order to enlarge the scope of this fair and herewith give the visitors further opportunities to experience German and European products and culture. There will be three areas: German Brand Pavilion, Food & Beverage Area and European Area.

As innovation for the 5th anniversary European famous products can be additionally sold at the 2015 fair – a special European Area will be set up.

Standard Booth Package includes:

9 sqm booth-tent, 1 table, 2 chairs, light and tap water, electricity.

Price: RMB 1100/9 sqm booth.

Pictures of past Qingdao exhibitions can be found here http://www.g-i-events.com/past-events/other-events-2012-2014/

For the flyers of Qingdao Fair, please click here. QD Flyer_CN_20150330 QD Flyer_EN_20150330

For further details and to book your booth, please contact:

Ms. Lucia Liu 刘璐, Project Manager 项目经理

Tel: + 86 10 6410 8459

Mobile: + 86 152 0167 9841

Email: info(at)g-i-events.com



Supported Event: 


1st Chinese CAR-Symposium, Shanghai, April 21st, 2015



The congress is focusing “Success Factors for Chinese Car Market”. Key topics are optimization of the Chinese automotive value chain, logistics, quality management, reliability of supply and automotive cost structures. Managers of Mercedes Benz, BMW-Brilliance, General Motors and Qoros as well as representatives of important suppliers present concepts for successful strategies for China.

One highlight will be the presentation held by Duisport about the NEW SILK ROAD or “Yuxinou” rail route – one privileged project of the Chinese President Xi Jinping. The NEW SILK ROAD is a technological feat which runs the 11.000 kilometer distance from Chongqing to Duisburg.

Confirmed Speakers incl.:

  • Hubertus Troska, DAIMLER, Member of Management Board
  • Sean Liang, GENERAL MOTORS, Director Global Purchasing and Supply Chain China
  • Karl Krause, KIEKERT AG, CEO
  • Phil Murtough, QOROS, CEO
  • Dirk Wollschläger, IBM, General Manager Global Automotive Industry
  • Lu Tao, ROBERT BOSCH, Manager China
  • Jürgen Eder, BMW GROUP, Plant Manager BMW Brilliance Dadong
  • Ma Jun, Tongji University
  • Lars Nennhaus, DUISPORT, Manager
  • Fan He, PARAGOBN, Manager
  • Frank Wingerter, HENKEL AG & CO KGaA, Manager
  • Davis Li, TÜV Rheinland, Vice President Mobility
  • Dr. Ferdinand Dudenhoeffer, University of Duisburg-Essen
  • Wolfgang Schneider, CAR & Board Ford Europe a. D.

The congress is organized by the University of Duisburg-Essen and the Tongji University.  The location for the congress will be the campus of Tongji University, nearby the area of the Auto Shanghai 2015. This makes it easy to tap the full potential of your stay by connecting the visit of the Auto Shanghai with the congress.

For complete program see http://chinese.car-symposium.com

Delegate Price: 3500 RMB/Person

Please note that for all registrations via Beijing German-Inspired-Events (Organizer of Automotive Roundtable in Beijing) participants can enjoy 10% discount: 

Delegate Price: 3150 RMB/Person

Delegate Price incl.:

  • Welcome Dinner, Shanghai Yidao Hotel, April 20, start 20:00h
  • Chinese Car Symposium, Jiading Campus, Tongji University, April 21, whole day
  • TÜV Rheinland Automotive Component Testing Lab Tour, Shanghai, April 22, until 13:00h

Seats are limited! If you like to attend, RSVP via email kathrin@g-i-events.com or lucia@g-i-events.com 

If you have any further question or inquiry, please feel free to send us an email or give us a call: Ms. Lucia Liu 010-6410 8459 & 152 0167 9841.