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

Frau 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


Lesung: “Bleicher Jasmin” ein Provinzkrimi aus Beijing 

von und mit Wiebke Hein, 6. Mai

Lesung_Wiebke Hein_Bleicher Jasmin

Das Leben als Expat in China ist ganz gewiss nicht sterbenslangweilig. Was ist also passiert, dass in der Villa nebenan plötzlich die Nachbarin tot auf dem Designersofa endet? Wenn man gerne Krimis liest und dabei noch neue und vertraute Schauplätze in Beijing besuchen möchte, ist man auf dieser Lesung genau richtig.

Wer wie die Autorin in seiner Jugend unbedacht Sinologie studiert, kann leicht dazu kommen, einen Grossteil seines weiteren Lebens in Asien zu verbringen. Dabei kommt man nicht umhin, viele bemerkenswerte Dinge zu beobachten und schillernde Personen zu treffen. Ein herrliches Biotop für einen Krimi, denn hinter der Fassade der Neuankömmlinge genauso wie der Veteranen stecken viele Geheimnisse.

Wiebke liest aus ihrem Krimi “Bleicher Jasmin”, der im Februar erschienen ist. Aber natürlich wird noch viel mehr geboten: exklusive Details, Einblicke in das Leben als Expatwife ebenso sachkundige Hintergründe zu Schauplätzen in Beijing.

Wann: 6. Mai, 2015, 18:00 Uhr
18:00 – 19:00 Uhr: Registrierung und Networking Dinner
(costs will be paid by participants separately to the restaurant)

Wo: 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

Eintritt Frei!

Da die Plätze begrenzt sind, bitten wir um verbindliche Anmeldung via info@g-i-events.com bis spätestens 4. Mai 2015.


1-Day Tour to Qinglong Gorge, May 30

Qinglong Gorge 2

Qinglong Gorge – located about 20 km north of downtown Huairou – has verdant mountains, crystal-clear water and the ancient Great Wall of China. The scenic area with an area of 150 hectares is divided into southern and northern parts by a  big Miyun Reservoir and a majestic dam. The southern one is tranquil flowing stream in which boats can be sailed while the northern is a high ground lake in which boat and ferry services are provided.

This tour is suitable for all ages as participants can choose to relax, e.g. by taking the chairlift to the Enemy Watching Tower which was built in the Ming Dynasty and is well preserved architectural relict on the top of the mountain as well as enjoy exciting and breathtaking activities such as Bungee Jump or cliff climbing.


When: Saturday, May 30, 2015: 8:00 am; Departure at 8:30 am
Meeting Point: East Lake Villa (东湖别墅)
Dongzhimenwaidajie No. 35,

08:30 am: Departure to Qinglong Gorge

10:30 am: Arrival at Qinglong Gorge

Enjoy Qinglong Gorge, e.g.
1. Take Mini Shuttle Bus to the chairlift; take chairlift to the top and have picnic on the top; after going down by chairlift, enjoy the area around the lake.

2. Climb to the top and have picnic there; come down (by walk or chairlift) and then enjoy some activities near that area, quotation and activities are as below.

15:30 pm: Back to city

RMB 190/Person in case of advanced booking and payment by May 26, 2015!
If you like to join with children below 1.20 m please contact us!
Pre-payment is possible via bank transfer or in cash at our office. Please let us know about your preference when registering! RMB 240/Person in case of registration before May 26 and on-site payment.

Price includes:

  • Local Transportation
  • Entrance ticket to the gorge
  • Private English speaking tour guide

Price excludes:

Individual activities are excluded and can be booked individually at the gorge. Activities incl.

  • Rappel 80 RMB
  • Chairlift round trip 80 RMB
  • Speed boat around lake 60 RMB
  • Bungee jumping 300 RMB
  • Mini shuttle round trip (entrance to chair lift) 20 RMB
  • Bamboo boat 20 RMB

Seats are limited! If you like to attend, RSVP via below form and send to
kathrin@g-i-events.com or lucia@g-i-events.com or register on our website by May 26, 2015.
In case you register but cannot attend, please cancel your reservation before May 26. Otherwise you will be invoiced for the event.


  1. In case of less than 30 participants and/or bad weather condition, we keep the right to cancel the trip. The respective notice will be sent via text message to your mobile phone.
  2. Insurance Policy: Please purchase your own travel insurance; it’s not included in the participation fee. If you don’t have any insurance, please understand that this trip is on your own risk. The organizer will not be responsible for any safety issues, damages or losses, etc. occurring during the trip.
  3. Lunch is not included. Please bring your own lunch and water.
  4. Cancellation policy: If you wish to cancel the trip, please cancel before May 26, 6:00 pm. Any cancellation after May 26 will be charged with the full price of RMB 240.


May Automotive Roundtable, May 12

- Future Challenges for Software Development in the Automotive Industry -

- in cooperation with Autoköpfe –

- Strategic Partner: EU Chamber -

As software is becoming more and more relevant across all industries, it turns out to be one of the key factors for innovation in modern transportation. In the automotive industry, software does not only assist drivers in a variety of driving situations, it furthermore allows information exchange via internet or enables the control of complex powertrains (conventional, hybrid, electric) to achieve CO2- and emission legislation. Whether hidden or directly observable by customers, innovations are increasingly realized by using electronic functions. Accordingly, modern vehicles with up to 100 control units have combined software with over 100 million lines of codes. At the same time tight schedules, safety demands and quality have to be ensured and continuously improved.

The May Automotive Roundtable will bring together selected experts from OEM’s and suppliers to discuss future challenges and possible solutions for software development in the automotive industry.

When: Tuesday, May 12, 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: Software for Future Cars

By Mr. Leo Liu, Head of IT, Tesla Motors, Inc. (APAC)
Leo is the Head of Tesla IT (APAC) responsible for building the IT strategy in China, Hong Kong, Japan and Australia. Leo has 20-year experience developing high-performance software and infrastructure. Specialize in PaaS, SaaS and Cloud Computing. Before joining Tesla, Leo was the GM for Cisco R&D Center delivering market leading Cloud Unified Communication solutions. Prior to Cisco, Leo was the WebEx IT director responsible for developing the high transaction & high concurrency OSS/BSS solutions enabling the Software as a Service business model. 

7:20 pm: Presentation: Mastering Automotive SW Explosion – Agile and automation approaches in production SW development

By Dr. Axel Schlosser, Director Software Solutions, FEV GmbH
Since joining FEV in 2004 Dr. Axel Schlosser covered several leading positions in FEV. In his first position he built up a department to develop methods and tools for complex calibration tasks enabling road to rig to desktop approaches. Furthermore he joined several strategic groups for test process optimization and has been in charge to introduce SW quality processes (CMMI). Later on he formed another department for embedded automotive software and became chief engineer for SW development as a cross function within FEV GmbH. Recently he has been promoted Director for Automotive Software Solutions.

7:40 pm: Panel discussion: Future Challenges for Software Development in the Automotive Industry

Moderator: Mr. Steffen Schweizer, Manager, CPC AG
Mr. Schweizer is Manager at CPC, a German based consulting company with expertise in change management, supporting many large scale international companies. Currently Steffen consults a project to develop and rollout a new point of sales system throughout the dealers of a leading automotive manufacturer in China. His work is focused on project management as well as change and rollout management. His extensive experiences in the areas of project and process management Steffen gained within various projects in the Automotive and IT industry.

Panel additionally includes:

Mr. Marc Lampe, CIO, Daimler Greater China
Marc Lampe is Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Daimler Greater China. In this role, he is responsible for all IT services for Sales, Aftersales, Production, R&D, Financial Services and Manufacturing. This includes Passengers Cars as well as Trucks & Buses and also the joint ventures in China. Mr. Lampe has over 25 years experience in the Automotive IT business. Before taking over the CIO role of Daimler’s Greater China region, he held the position of CIO Mercedes-Benz Vans in Germany.

Mr. David Chang, Telematics Chief Architecture, Microsoft China
David is Chief Architecture of Telematics and CRM focusing on Microsoft telematics and CRM solution implementation in auto field, he has over 10 years of service experience in this industry. Key experience in telematics is: Telematics business model design, Telematics application architecture design, Driving behavior big data analysis, Telematics UBI insurance and etc. He not only provides the consulting service but provides the implementation and hands on operations in the TSP.

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: 150 RMB/Person, incl. 1 Welcome Drink if registered by May 11, 2015
        250 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 May 11, 2015. 

In case you register but cannot attend, please cancel your reservation before May 11. Otherwise you will be invoiced for the event.



June Automotive Roundtable in Taicang/Jiangsu Province, June 2

- Electric Vehicles – The Future for China? -


- in cooperation with Autoköpfe –

- Strategic Partner: EU Chamber -

To achieve national “energy saving” strategic objectives, China is actively developing a domestic market for electric vehicles. From the recent national congress, Chinese government will focus more than ever on developing the electric vehicles industry. Could China be the country in which electric vehicles move from the concept stage to mass production? Will the customers accept the electric vehicles? Will electric vehicles be the future cars in China? The June Automotive Roundtable in Taicang will bring you into these discussions on E-Mobility in China.

When: Tuesday, June 2, 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: Welcoming Remarks
By Ms. Lu Yan, Vice Mayor, Taicang City
Graduated from the Foreign Languages Department of Yangzhou University, Ms. Lu Yan worked as an English teacher in high schools for some years, and was transferred to work in the Investment Promotion Bureau of Taicang Port. From 2005, She was elected to be Vice Mayor of Taicang City, in charge of the Foreign-related Affairs.

7:05 pm: Presentation: An Urge Towards Green Drive – From Government Willpower to Consumer Benefits
By Shen Jun, Managing Director, Managing Director, Accenture (China) Strategy
Mr. Shen Jun has more than 20 years of industry and management consulting experience. He is now Managing Director with Accenture (China), leading the Product Strategy practice in Greater China. Before he joined Accenture, Mr. Shen was Senior Partner at Roland Berger Strategy Consultants and has been leading the Automotive Competence Center (ACC) in Greater China. Mr. Shen has served many leading MNC/local companies in automotive industry, covering a wide range of topics. Mr. Shen has in-depth knowledge and expertise in the functional areas of corporate strategy, merger and acquisitions, operational benchmark, organizational restructuring and sales and marketing management (especially on branding, channel optimization, pricing and new product launch), etc.

7:15 pm: Presentation: E-Mobility in China – a Customer Perspective
By Mr. Juergen Bauer, Manager – Audi Tongji Joint Lab, AUDI China Enterprise Management Co., Ltd.
Mr. Bauer came to Shanghai in 2010 to run the Audi Tongji Joint Lab. The lab’s projects focus on the fields of (e)- mobility, customer expectations, customer-car interaction, and student engagement. Before coming to Shanghai, he was responsible for Audi models to be built in China, developing the A6L and A4L, making him one of Audis most experienced engineers for tailoring premium cars for China. Prior to working for Audi, Mr. Bauer held various positions in Electronics and Automotive.

7:35 pm: Presentation: Reserved for Supplier (tbc)

7:45 pm: Panel discussion: Electric Vehicles – The Future for China?
Moderator: Mr. Andreas Börner, Director R&D China, EK Design (Taicang) Co., Ltd.
Mr. Andreas Börner is R&D Director of EK Design in China since nearly two Years. He has a total work experience in China of nearly 6 Years. As a member of the competitor and market analysis team of a famous German OEM he is also involved in the benchmark of Electric Cars. He has work experience in technical sales, vehicle development, configuration management, CAX-training and motorsports.

Panel additionally includes:
Mr. Roel van de Pas, Managing Director, e-Traction China
Roel van de Pas is the Managing Director of e-Traction China – a technology leading European Tier 1 – specialized in supplying electric powertrain solutions for the commercial vehicle market. Roel has been with e-Traction for 6 years amongst others in the position of Operations Director. Before joining e-Traction Roel was in charge of New Energy vehicle projects at Veolia Transport Netherlands. Roel holds a DBA from the Polish National Academy of Sciences, a Master’s degree from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam (the Netherlands) and an engineering degree in Transportation Engineering from the Breda NHTV Polytechnic (the Netherlands).

Ms. Vanessa Moriel, Managing Director Asia, Human Capital Partners
Vanessa Moriel is the Founder and Managing Director of Human Capital Partners (HCP), the most renowned automotive retained executive search & talent management consultancy in China and Asia.  Since founding HCP in 2004, Vanessa has been providing CEO & top management placements and succession expertise for global automotive companies across the region. Ms. Moriel previously worked for Schlumberger, the London Consulting Group, Frito-Lay (Pepsico) and Fiducia Management Consultants. Having studied Chemical Engineering at TEC of Monterrey, Vanessa furthered her business studies at Stanford University in the USA and language studies in Germany, Canada and Switzerland.

8:15 pm: Q&A

Where: Restaurant “Schindlers Tankstelle”, 申德勒加油站西餐厅

(Taicang Hai Yun Di Lu No.86-9, Jiangsu Province)


Fee: 100 RMB/Person, incl. 1 Welcome Drink if registered by June 1, 2015
      200 RMB/Person, incl. 1 Welcome Drink at the door without registration
      Free for Annual Sponsors! 

Language: English

Transportation Tips:

From Shanghai Hongqiao to Taicang

  1. By Taxi;
  2. By direct bus from Honqiao to Taicang;
  3. Take subway line 2 to Jiangsu Road and change subway line 11 to North Jiading Station. Then take the shuttle bus to Taicang;

From Taicang to Shanghai

  1. By Taxi (Prices are negotiable with the drivers, normally RMB200 would be sufficient);
  2. By public transportation: First take taxi to Chaoyang Station ( around RMB10) then take the shuttle bus to Shanghai North Jiading subway station.

Seats are limited! If you like to attend, RSVP via email
kathrin@g-i-events.com or lucia@g-i-events.com by June 1, 2015. 

In case you register but cannot attend, please cancel your reservation before June 1. 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