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Invitation: Business Breakfast IZB 2018 Invitation: Business Breakfast IZB 2018 | © GTAI

Event Germany Automotive

Global Supplier Development with Volkswagen AG @ IZB

Event: Oct 17, 2018 Location: Wolfsburg, Germany

Venue: Ritz Carlton, Parkstraße 1, 38440 Wolfsburg, Germany

Please RSVP by Wednesday, October 10, 2018, to Mr. Stefan Di Bitonto email, by providing your name, title, position and company.

Participation is free of charge but timely registration is advised due to limited participant places.

Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) is delighted to invite international suppliers interested in expanding their portfolio to its Business Breakfast at the International Suppliers Fair. Volkswagen AG will outline its supplier strategy and explain what steps firms can take to become a key supplier and close development partner.

The keynote speeches will be delivered by Ullrich Gereke, Head of Department Global Projects and Board Meetings, Volkswagen AG, Joachim Lauck, Volkswagen AG Head of Technical Development, and Falk Bothe Volkswagen AG, Director, Digital Transformation Office and will address the purchasing process and supplier relations as well as looking at current topics such as sustainability. Germany Trade & Invest will moderate the event and highlight selected public activities in support of the industry.

Ample time is reserved for discussion and introductions. The business breakfast will take place on Wednesday, October 19, 2016, from 7:15 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in the nearby Autostadt.


7:15 a.m.Registration and Breakfast
8:15 a.m.


  • Emilio Brahmst, Director, Germany Trade and Invest

Welcome Address

  • Dr. Frank Fabian, Spokesman of the Board, Wolfsburg AG
8:30 a.m.

Purchasing Process and Supplier Relations at Volkswagen

  • Ullrich Gereke New Product Launches, Corporate Purchasing, Head of Department Global Projects and Board Meetings, Volkswagen AG
  • Joachim Lauck, Head of Techincal Development, Suppliers Management Volkswagen AG
  • Falk Bother, Director, Digital Transformation Office Volkswagen AG
9:30 amNetworking

Target Participants

International automotive suppliers of:

  • Parts & components
  • Manufacturing equipment and technology
  • Services, e.g., engineering, testing, prototyping, etc.

and companies from outside the industry that help advance innovative areas such as:

  • e-mobility
  • connected vehicles
  • new business models

Our Partners

Partnerlogos IZB Wolfsburg 2016: | izb | wolfsburg AG Partnerlogos IZB Wolfsburg 2016: | izb | wolfsburg AG | © izb | wolfsburg AG

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