In association with Innovation Group and AutoTrader.
22 August 2019
The NAAMSA Automotive Conference 2019 ,in association with the Innovation Group and AutoTrader, is a high impact, one-day engagement session that will attract the participation of high-level government leaders, social partners and private sector representatives.
It will bring together policy makers, captains of industry, organised labour, thought-leaders and influences in academia, civil society and other role players from across the automotive sector.
Under the theme, REIMAGINING THE FUTURE TOGETHER, this year's Conference is hosted at the back of the multi-sectoral adoption of the South African Automotive Masterplan - 2035.
The conference programme is structured to accommodate keynote presentations as well as panel discussions by high-level government representatives, industry experts and other key stakeholders in the automotive industry.
Date: 22 August 2019 | Time: 08:20 - 13:30 | Venue: Roof Terrace, Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit
2019 Conference Programme
THEME ONE: Embracing innovation as an indispensable catalyst for prosperity and sustainable growth.
The session will interrogate how best we can use the Automotive Masterplan to collaborate better to build a resilient automotive sector, creating joint prosperity and unlocking the potential for growth and development of the sector.
09:35 to 10:05 - How will localisation and transformation create joint prosperity and unlock growth?
THEME TWO: Automotive trends, technology and consumer behaviour.
This session will examine the increasingly digital ecosystem and disruptive landscape in which the automotive industry finds itself. Global energy trends and the importance of clean fuels in South Africa, as well as how consumer behavior is changing and the impact on the automotive industry will be addressed.
11:40 to 12:30 - PANEL DISCUSSION: Is the South African Automotive Industry ready to lead the innovation charge?
*Program subject to change, the organiser reserves the right to change the program*