Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference

Program Overview

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The transport industry will meet at the Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference on 19th and 20th November 2019. The program is divided in two topic sections, which are running simultaneously: commercial vehicle technology and telematics. Are you interested? Benefit from the knowledge headstart and sign in here. Please download the program as pdf at the end of the article. Of course we offer a free interpreting service from German to English.

Program at the Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference 2019:


  • 08.00: Admission, registration and opening of the exhibition
  • 09.00: OPENING SPEECH – Jann Fehlauer, Managing Director, DEKRA Automobil GmbH
  • 09.20: WELCOME BY – Oliver Trost, Managing Director, EuroTransportMedia Verlags- und Veranstaltungs-GmbH
  • 09.30: KEYNOTE LECTURE: Megatrends, Situation in the Truck Industry
  • Dr. Kurt-Christian Scheel, Managing Director, German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA)
  • 09.50: KEYNOTE LECTURE: Stand on regulatory framework and industry expectations
  • Steffen, Bilger, Parliamentary State Secretary, Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure
  • 10.10: Presentation of the European Safety Award for Commercial Vehicles by DVR, EVU and DEKRA Jörg Ahlgrimm, President, European Association for Accident Research and Accident Analysis

10:30: Networking break and exhibition visit

COMMERCIAL VEHICLE TECHNOLOGY: Active safety of commercial vehicles (Session A)

  • 11.00: Field trial „Turning assistant“ in Baden-Wuerttemberg – first results; Isabelle Mayer, Verband Spedition und Logistik Baden-Württemberg e.V.
  • 11.20: Dialog: Turn assist retrofit – technology and eligibility for funding; Dr. Matthias Feistel and Martin Groschke, Managing Directors, LUIS Technology GmbH; Steffen Hladik, Head of Whole Vehicle, DEKRA Automobil GmbH; Anton Klott, Technical Management, Edeka Southern Bavaria; Heinrich Wüllhorst, Managing Director, Wüllhorst Fahrzeugbau Gmbh & Co. KG; Moderation: Thomas Rosenberger, Editor-in-Chief lastauto omnibus
  • 12.00: Safety of Mercedes-Benz trucks; Dieter Schoch, External Affairs Safety Projects and Global Markets, Daimler AG
  • 12.20: Artificial intelligence for assist systems; Christian Eilers, Software Project Manager, Continental Teves AG & Co. oHG

TELEMATICS: Bringing up the rear – Trailer telematics (Session B)

11.00: Trends and Obstacles; Ralf Johanning, jury member of the German Telematics Award; Carsten Nallinger, Managing Director trans aktuell, TeleTraffic,

11.20: The digital trailer; Marco Reichwein, Managing Director, Cargobull Telematics GmbH

11.40: Krone Smart 4.0 – Keeping an eye on the cargo; Ralf Faust, Managing Director, Fahrzeugwerk Bernard Krone GmbH & Co. KG

12.00: How data and telematics is driving transformation in the construction industry; Felix Restle, Strategic Account Executive, Trackunit A/S

12.20: Connecting all road transport – the journey towards full digitalization; Jens Zeller, Managing Director, Idem telematics GmbH

12.40: Lunch, exhibition visit, press conference

14.00: KEYNOTE LECTURE: Electrification of commercial vehicles – from the standpoint of the sub-supplier; Winfried Gründler, Senior Vice President, ZF Friedrichshafen AG

14.20 Uhr: KEYNOTE LECTURE: Digitalization – expectations and reality; Prof. Dr.-Ing. Heinz-Leo Dudek, Pro-rector/Dekan, Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University (DHBW), Faculty of Technology

COMMERCIAL VEHICLE TECHNOLOGY: CO2 reduction – regulatory framework (Session C)

  • 14.40: C 1.1 – Towards Euro 7 – What comes after Euro 6 and CO2 legislation? Dr. Felipe Rodríguez, Researcher, International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT)
  • 15.00: C 1.2 – Vecto development in the future; Artur Runge-Metzger, Director, Directorate General for Climate Action, European Commission
  • 15.20: C 1.3 – Panel discussion: Who will profit from CO2 thresholds; Stef Cornelis, Manager Clean Trucks, Transport & Environment; Thomas Fabian, Director Commercial Vehicles, ACEA – European Automobile Manufacturers Association; Matthias Maedge, General Delegate of the International Road Transport Union (IRU); Artur Runge-Metzger, Director, Directorate General of Climate Action, European Commission; Moderation: Thomas Rosenberger, Editor-in-Chief lastauto omnibus

TELEMATICS: On the platform (Session D)

  • 14.40: D 1.1 – Platforms as basis for new approaches to networking and adding value; Till Savelkoul, Business Development, Daimler AG, on behalf of Fleetboard Logistics GmbH
  • 15.00: D 1.2 – Short time to high performance in your supply chain; Jesper Bennike, EVP Sales & Business Development, project44 A/S
  • 15.20: D 1.3 – Real added values – The 360° utilization of telematics data in the logistics process; Søren Danielsen, Senior Business Development Manager, NIC-place

15:40: Networking break and exhibition visit

COMMERCIAL VEHICLE TECHNOLOGY: CO2 reduction – alternative drivelines and fuels (Session E)

  • 16.10: E 1.1 – Fuel strategy for goods transport; Stefan Siegemund, Acting Head of Division Renewable Energies and Mobility, dena – Deutsche Energie-Agentur GmbH
  • 16.30: E 1.2 – Setting up an LNG infrastructure; Dr. Jörg Adolf, Chief Economist, Shell Deutschland Oil GmbH
  • 16.50: E 1.3 – Comparison of operating costs of LNG and electric trucks; Stef Cornelis, Manager Clean Trucks, Transport & Environment
  • 17.10: E 1.4 – Challenges facing motor technology of the future: The multi-power approach of FPT Industrial; Stefano Golini, Alternative Fuels Projects – Advanced Engineering, FPT Industrial S.p.A.
  • 17.30 Uhr: E 1.5 – Elevator Speach; Bernhard Kerscher, Managing Director Marketing & Sales, Fliegl Fahrzeugbau GmbH

TELEMATICS: Retrofitting trucks fort he future (Session F)

  • 16.10: F 1.1 – Digitalization instead of tracking; Wolfgang Schmid, Sales Director D-A-CH, webfleet solutions
  • 16.30: F 1.2 – The impact of IoT, Big Data and cloud technology on the transport sector of tomorrow; Philippe Colpron, Vice President and Global Fleet Solutions Leader, WABCO
  • 16.50: F 1.3 – A standard solution to digitally networking all logistic partners; Jens Uwe Tonne, Managing Director, Couplink Group AG
  • 17.10: F 1.4 – The role of telematics in digital scheduling operations; Thomas Brabender, Managing Director, Brabender Solutions GmbH

17.30 - 17.50: Day 1 comes to an end

from 19.00: Shuttle service to evening function, reception, welcome, show and award ceremony GERMAN TELEMATICS AWARD 2020, evening meal and conclusion

WEDNESDAY, November 20, 2019

  • 08.00: ADMISSION, registration and opening of the exhibition
  • 08.50: WELCOME BY Oliver Trost, Managing Director, EuroTransportMedia Verlags- und Veranstaltungs-GmbH
  • 09.00: KEYNOTE LECTURE: Intercultural exchange – speaking about people; Iffet Türken, Member of the Management Board, Kässbohrer Fahrzeugwerke GmbH
  • 09.20: KEYNOTE LECTURE: Megatrends shaping future road transportation; Andreas Wimmer, Vice President Systems/Vehicle Technologies, Knorr-Bremse Systeme für Nutzfahrzeuge GmbH

09.40: Networking break and exhibition visit

COMMERCIAL VEHICLE TECHNOLOGY: CO2 reduction – e-mobility and trailer technology – Part 1 (Session G)

  • 10.10: G 1.1 – CO2 reduction by 30 % by 2030 – What contribution could trailes make? Uwe Burckhardt, Head of Administration and Sales, DEKRA Lausitzring Test Circuit, DEKRA Automobil GmbH; Tobias Töpfer, Manager System Simulation & Testing Commercial Vehicle Powertrain, IAV GmbH
  • 10.30: G 1.2 – The right battery technology for commercial vehicles; Sven Schulz, CEO, AKASOL AG
  • 10.50: G 1.3 – Dialog with keynote lecture: Sustainable transport solutions (the trolley truck in test); Matthias Strehl, Managing Director, Ludwig Meyer GmbH & Co. KG; Stefan Ziegert, Product Manager Alternative Transport Solutions, Scania Deutschland GmbH
  • 11.10: G 1.4 – E-mobility expectations with the MAN eTGS by way of example; Oliver Klug, Senior Vice President eMobility, MAN Truck & Bus SE
  • 11.40: G 1.5 – E-mobility expectations with the Mercedes eActros by way of example; Christian Lazik, Product Manager Mercedes-Benz eActros, Daimler Trucks; Rainer Schmitt, Managing Partner, Walter Schmitt GmbH

TELEMATICS: Start-up input (Session H)

  • 10.10: H 1.1 – The start-up challenge from Asia; Max- Alexander Borreck, Principal Transport & Logistik, Oliver Wyman GmbH
  • 10.30: H 1.2 – Harmony in the supply chain – reliable ETA in a complex supply chain; Marian Pufahl, CEO & Co-Founder, SYNFIOO GmbH
  • 10.50: H 1.3 – Truck parking app – safer parking; Tim Baumeister, Business Development R+V Innovation Lab, R+V Versicherung
  • 11.10: H 1.4 – The digital planner; Gerhard Hänel, Managing Director, IMPARGO GmbH
  • 11.30: H 1.5 – Artificial Intelligence in trucks - from raw data to competitive advantage; Adam Probst, CEO, maiot GmbH

COMMERCIAL VEHICLE TECHNOLOGY: CO2 reduction – e-mobility and trailer technology – Part 2 (Session I)

  • 12.10: I 1.1 – The MAHLE eWHR Box: Presentation on achieving the CO2-thresholds and improvement of the TCO B. Eng. Hannes Marlok, Project Manager for Waste Heat Recovery Technologies, MAHLE GmbH
  • 12.30: I 1.2 – E-mobility & CO2-free refrigeration in distributor logistics; Roland Klement, Board Member responsible for Research & Development, Schmitz Cargobull AG
  • 12.50: I 1.3 – Facts, practical insights and perspectives of electric city transport; Josha Kneiber, Business Development Electromobility, BPW Bergische Achsen KG; Hans Werner Kopplow, Head of Electromobility Development, BPW Bergische Achsen;

    Wolfgang Wüllhorst, Head of Business Unit Fleet Management, Berliner Stadtreinigung

TELEMATICS: Cargo tracking made easy (Session J)

  • 12.10: J 1.1 – Low Cost Tracker operating in the logistics sector; Lars Vorbeck, Senior Product Consultant IoT, T-Systems International GmbH
  • 12.30: J 1.2 – Tracking & tracing with the new OG network from Sigfox; Stefan Huber, Sales Manager, Sigfox Germany GmbH
  • 12.50: J 1.3 – Value of LoRaWAN industrial asset tracking; Pierre Gelpi, LoRa Vertical Marketing Director, SEMTECH

13.10: Lunch, exhibition visit

14.00: Costs and benefits of innovation – Ron Borsboom, Board Member responsible for Product Development, DAF Trucks N.V.

COMMERCIAL VEHICLE TECHNOLOGY: CO2 reduction – conventional drives (Session K)

  • 14.20: K 1.1 – Keynote lecture: New dimensions and weights for heavy commercial vehicles – Results from the revision of 96/53; Frederik Rasmussen, Deputy Head of Unit, DG Mobility and Transport, European Commission
  • 14.40: K 1.2 – Discussion: Implementation of EC 96/53; Stef Cornelis, Manager Clean Trucks, Transport & Environment; Prof. Dr. Dirk Engelhardt, Spokesman of the Board, Federal Association of Road Haulage, Logistics and Disposal (BGL); Thomas Fabian, Commercial Vehicles Director, ACEA – European Automobile Manufacturers Association; Frederik Rasmussen, Deputy Head of Unit, DG Mobility and Transport, European Commission; Moderation: Thomas Rosenberger, Editor-in-chief lastauto omnibus

15.10: Networking break and exhibition visit

COMMERCIAL VEHICLE TECHNOLOGY: Automation of commercial vehicles (Session L)

  • 15.20: L 1.1 – Keynote lecture: Automated goods transport – a traffic law panacea? Prof. Dr. jur. Dieter Müller, Associate Member, Institute of Traffic Law and Traffic Behavior
  • 15.40: L 1.3 – Findings of the Platooning practical test; Torsten Klein, Senior Vice President Research (EZR), MAN Truck & Bus SE; Dr. Chung Anh Tran, Head of Autonomous Driving – Road Transport, Deutsche Bahn AG
  • 16.20: L 1.4 – Continental and Knorr-Bremse project center for highly automated driving – objective and initial results. Interim findings; Dr. Frank Leitner, Product Manager Driver Assistance & Automated Driving, Knorr-Bremse Systeme für Nutzfahrzeuge GmbH; Julian Ronczka, Innovation Management – Division Interior, Continental

16.20 - 16.40 Uhr Farewell

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