NAAMSA Automotive Conference

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.

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.

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.

Speaker: Bruno Grippay - Regional Director Africa-Middle East-India for Connected Cars and Intelligent Mobility Coordination - Nissan Motor Corporation

Hosts: Mike Vincent  – Director Deloitte; Minister of Trade and Industry, Bruno Grippay -  Regional Director  Connected Cars and Intelligent Mobility coordination. Nissan Africa, Middle East & India;  Hiten Parmar - Director uYilo eMobility; Craig Parker - Research Director, Associate Fellow Frost & Sullivan; George Mienie – CEO AutoTrader

Speaker: Ghana Msibi – Executive Head Motor Division WesBank 

Speaker: Mike Mabasa – NAAMSA CEO

*Program subject to change, the organiser reserves the right to change the program*

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View AutoTrader 2019 Car Industry Report HERE 

NAAMSA Automotive conference in association with Innovation Group and AutoTrader

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