SPRING MEETUP AGENDA IS LIVE

on May 04, 2023

Get ready to be a part of something big!


Join 500+ attendees at the Women Automotive Spring Meetup, focusing on career and personal development, as we usher into 2023 with the latest trends and insights to help you leverage opportunities for success.

 

WHAT TO EXPECT?

Breakout Workshops with Mercedes-Benz Mobility, Audi, Harman, PowerCo
Take your pick! “Which session will you join?” Interactive workshops hosted by our speakers will guarantee a great atmosphere and in-depth conversations for an hour!
 

Speed Networking
This “ice-breaker” session already facilitated 796 meetings and created several connections in the past! Don’t miss out on the this networking opportunity!
 

Inspiring Keynotes from BMW, Novelis, Bose and more!
Hear from thought leaders, learn from their experiences, and get inspired! This year’s stage is yet again ready to welcome exciting speakers with great stories.
 

Panel Discussion
One of our most “loved” sessions due to the level of engagement, involvement of real-life stories, and debate around the hottest topics! Pose your questions & contribute to the conversation.

AGENDA BELOW

12:45 PM-12:50 PM

Stage

Chair's Welcoming Address

We can't wait to welcome you all and hear where you are joining from! #Excited

Maya Rooz A Certified Professional Coach and Speaker, women automotive spring meetup

Maya Rooz

A Certified Professional Coach and Speaker

 

12:50 PM-1:10 PM

Stage

Opening Keynote

Interested in speaking here? Contact us womenauto@wwpartnerships.com

1:15 PM-1:35 PM

 

Stage

Women in Data

 Sydney Leigh Sales Analysis Manager, BMW Group UK

Sydney Leigh

Sales Analysis Manager, BMW Group UK

 

1:40 PM-1:55 PM

Stage

Beyond Music- Bose’s Vision for Listening Experiences of the Future

Join Bose’s Director of Automotive Systems Engineering Elena Acosta as she narrates a journey through how in-vehicle listening experiences are going to evolve in the future. The sound experience in cars transcends listening to your favorite music and expands to include active sound management, “SeatCentric” experiences that tailor the listening experience to individual seats, and more. Elena is uniquely positioned to discuss this future state, as her team is actively involved in the creation of the infrastructure and tools that support the delivery of these amazing next-generation experiences to the automotive buyers of tomorrow.

Elena Acosta Director of Systems Engineering, Bose Automotive Systems

Elena Acosta

Director of Systems Engineering, Bose Automotive Systems

 

2:00 PM-2:05 PM

Stage

Video promotional: Tuxera

2:05 PM-2:50 PM

 

Sessions

INTERACTIVE WORKSHOPS

Take your pick! “Which session will you join?” Guaranteeing a great atmosphere and in-depth conversations for an hour!

Dr. Carina Behrends Diversity & Inclusion Manager, AUDI AG.

Dr. Carina Behrends

Diversity & Inclusion Manager, AUDI AG.

Melanie Horvat Head of Program Planning, PowerCo SE

Melanie Horvat

Head of Program Planning, PowerCo SE

Head of Data and Digital Transformation Daimler Truck Asia

Adriana Veronika Lehr

Head of Data and Digital Transformation Daimler Truck Asia

CIO at Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Italia

Paula Versteeg

CIO at Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Italia

 

2:50 PM-3:10 PM

Stage

From the Garage to the Lab: Empowering the Next Generation of Female Engineers

 

Jamie Zinser Vice President Sales & Marketing, Global Auto, Novelis

Jamie Zinser

Vice President Sales & Marketing, Global Auto, Novelis

 

3:15 PM-4:15 PM

Stage

Women in Automotive: How to Empower, Inspire & Succeed

One of our most “loved” sessions due to the level of engagement, involvement of real-life stories, and debate around the hottest topics! Pose your questions & contribute to the conversation. 

Interested in speaking here? Contact us womenauto@wwpartnerships.com

Farah Nanji Podcaster + Founder of Regents Racing

Farah Nanji

Podcaster + Founder of Regents Racing

Silvia Bechmann Global CEO of Mercedez-Benz

Silvia Bechmann

Global CEO of Mercedes-Benz.io

 

4:15 PM-4:20 PM

 

Stage

Chair's Closing Remarks

4:20 PM-5:30 PM

 

Stage

Speed Networking

This “ice-breaker” session already facilitated 2000+ meetings and created several connections in the past! Click "Networking" and wait to be matched with fellow participants for one-to-one video calls.

 

 

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