Women Automotive Summit: EUROPE

8th October 2024, Forum am Schlosspark, Stuttgart, Germany

Women Automotive Network

This is the time for women and their allies to come together and support one another. With over 34,000 members already, the Women Automotive Network community continues to grow and uplift on a global scale.

View agenda for our European event, expected to be the most attended Women Automotive Summit yet!"


08:30 - 09:00

Breakfast & Networking Activity

9:00 - 9:10

Chair's Welcome

Micha Goebig
CEO & Founder
Go Big Coaching & Communications LLC
9:10 - 9:35

On-Stage Interview: "My automotive career"

Linda Jackson
Roger Atkins
Electric Vehicle Outlook Ltd
9:35 - 9:55

Opening Keynote

Reserved for a global leader interested in showcasing their commitment to DEI within the automotive automotive. Contact Stephanie@womenautomotive.com for more information
9:55 - 10:15

Opening Keynote

Interested in speaking, contact: kat.jones@womenautomotive.com
10:15 - 11:00

2019 Reunion Panel: Five years on, what's changed and what still needs to happen

Hear from some of the speakers from the first 2019 Summit, who are returning to the stage five years later to share their experiences and reflections from the last years.
Monika Mikac
NAD Capital
Stany Winkler
Head of SAP Sales EMEA North
Google Cloud
Roger Atkins
Electric Vehicle Outlook Ltd
11:00 - 11:40

Coffee Break - Networking

This is the perfect opportunity to expand your network, exchange ideas, and find inspiration from like-minded professionals.
11:40 - 12:40

Roundtable workshops

Guaranteeing a great interactive atmosphere and in-depth conversations for an hour with different hosts! Take your pick... Which session will you join, as you can only choose one!
  1. "Artificial Intelligence x Human creativity: the best “collab” to shape the future of mobility"
    Agnes Kubiak
    Founder and Trends Expert
  2. "Embarking on a Transformational Leadership Journey as Female Leader in the Automotive industry – a perspective from a Leadership Advisor"
    Tanja Svjetlanovic
    Spencer Stuart
  3. "Topic TBC"
    Katrina Flynn
    Talent Development Manager
    EU & CVS
    Andrada Branetu
    HR Manager, Romania
  4. "Topic TBC"
    Sara Gallian
    SDV Program Manager
    Eclipse Foundation
  5. "Topic TBC"
    Lucy Franklin
    Diversity & Transformation Director
    Wenham Carter
  6. "Negotiating for women - why, what, how?"
    Christiane Stein
    Director, Global Heavy Truck Research
    S&P Global Mobility
  7. "Re-thinking your DEI Strategies"
    Mark Freed
    Men for Inclusion
    Gary Ford
    Men for Inclusion
12:40 - 14:00

Networking Lunch Break

14:00 - 14:25

Topic to be announced soon...

Sabine Angermann
VP Purchasing
Porsche AG
14:20 - 14:50

On-stage Interview with Flex colleagues

Candace Renfrow
Vice President, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Judith Gaspar
Director, Learning & Development
Nicole Stevenson
VP Business Strategy and Marketing
Melanie Schuttenberg
VP Customer Business Unit Europe & Managing Director Design Center Stuttgart
14:50 - 15:00

Topic to be announced soon...

Fedra Ribero
Board Member Cross Domain Computing and EVP
15:00 - 15:30

Coffee Break - Networking

This is the perfect opportunity to expand your network, exchange ideas, and find inspiration from like-minded professionals.
15:30 - 15:50

Topic to be announced soon...

Andrea Seidel
Member of the Supervisory Board & Director IT Infrastructure
Daimler Truck
15:50 - 16:10


Interested in speaking, contact: Isabella@womenautomotive.com
16:10 - 17:00

Closing Panel Discussion: "Inspiring inclusion"

Let's reflect, why does DEI matter? What is your company doing to support women and their allies? Hear from global experts who will share their expertise, best practices and personal journeys.
François Dossa
Executive Director Strategy & Sustainability
Sara Aghaeian
Senior Project Manager
Volvo Cars
Caroline Trudeau
Storyteller, Strategist and Senior Industry Advisor
17:00 - 17:05

Chair's Closing Speech

Micha Goebig
Founder & CEO
GO BIG Coaching & Communications
17:05 - ...

AWARDS & Networking Cocktail Reception

Awards application process opening soon!