Automotive Manufacturing Solutions
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Tuesday 25 June 2013

18:00 – 21:00
Pre-conference drinks reception 

A great chance to get together with fellow delegates, in a relaxed atmosphere, before the formal conference days. Bring lots of business cards!
Wednesday 26 June 2013

08:00 – 09:00
Registration and welcome coffee 

09:00 – 10:15
Session 1 – The state of the Industry

What you need to know about the market and the latest regulations impacting the supply chain.

Wilhelmina Shavshina, Legal Director, Head of Foreign Trade Regulations Practice, DLA Piper

Kirill Vlasov, Vice Chairperson, BVL Russia

10:15 – 11:00
Coffee break

11:00 – 12:15
Session 2 – The development of greater Russia

The sales network is no longer just about Moscow and St Petersburg. We examine production developments and new sales markets in Russia's central and eastern regions.

Zdenek Dresler, Head of Group Service Division, Volkswagen Russia

Timur Khaziev, Head of Investor Relations, SEZ Alabuga

12:15 – 14:00

14:00 – 15:15
Session 3 – The development of the Russian supply chain

Leading executives offer their ideas for how the sector needs to advance over the coming years

Alexander Vasilyev, Group Director of Purchasing, GAZ Group Russia

Peter Layer, Head of Global Purchasing and Supply Chain, General Motors Russia

15:15 – 16:00
Coffee break

16:00 – 17:30
Session 4 – Linking Russia to the rest of the world

Russia is now an important component, CKD and finished vehicle supply chain for Europe, China and Turkey. We examine the logistics links, including long long-distance rail. 

Olga Valieva , Director Vehicle Logistics, Toyota Motors

Elena Lukanova, CEO, Adampol

Eugeny Baklan, General Director, Major Cargo Service

17:30 – 21:30
Gala dinner 

Thursday 27 June 2013

08:00 – 09:00
Registration and welcome coffee


09:00 – 10:15




Maximising capacity within Russia


Rising volumes and regional growth have put strain on trucking and rail services- how are OEMs and providers managing this?

Alberto Picco, Sales Director, ROLFO


Aftersales and service parts

The aftermarket is vital both for retaining customers and generating profits. But supplying a huge region like Russia is an even bigger logistical challenge

Eugeny Sukhoy, Warehouse and Distribution Manager, General Motors Russia

Andrey Sherbakov, Director Spare Parts and Supply Chain, Toyota Motors Russia

10:15 – 11:00
Coffee break
11:00 – 12:15



Building a better import strategy


Russia has opened new ports in the Baltics, while OEMs are linking for more options in the Black Sea and Far East. Meanwhile, will Eurasian rail become even more important?


Nikolay Dvoryankin, Chief of Customer Service Department, Commercial Sea Port of Ust-Luga


Maria Polianskaya, Finished Vehicle Logistics Manager, GEFCO


Alexander Bulygin, Leading Expert, TMBC Logistics


Soren Tousgard Jensen, Managing Director Russia, Wallenius Wilhelmson Logistics


Supplying the parts

OEMs are expanding their plans, but can the supply chain localise fast enough to meet their demands?

 Karl Lukas, Head of Supply Chain Management and Logistics Services, MAGNA Logistics Europe

Alexie Batalov, Director Business Development, Syncreon Russia Ltd

Alexey Dorozhkin, Logistics Manager, DSK Plastic Omnium Inergy

12:15 – 14:00

14:00 – 15:15
Session 7- Automotive Logistics Russia Roundtables 

The perfect networking and discussion forum.

15:15 – 15:30
Coffee break  

15:30- 16:45

Session 8- The big discussion

A panel of senior executives will answer questions on what needs to be done to ensure Russia has capacity and supply to match automotive demand.