Automotive Manufacturing Solutions

Tuesday 22nd June 2010

18:00 – 21:00
Pre-conference cocktail reception and registration


Wednesday 23rd June 2010
08:00 – 09:00
Registration and welcome coffee

09:00 – 10:30
Session 1: State of the Industry – are there signs  of improvement?
An update on the scrappage scheme, and what the Russian government is doing to assist local production
  • Maksim Akimov, Vice Governor, Kaluga Region Administration 
  • Alexey Serezhenkin, Deputy Executive Director (OAR), Association of Russian Carmakers
  • Jan Bures, Head of Group Service Division, Volkswagen Group Rus

10:30 – 11:00

11:00 – 12:30
Session 2: The growth of the global LSPs
More and more global LSPs are entering the Russian market – what does this mean for the industry and for local OEMs and Tier One suppliers?
  • Kirill Vlasov, Strategy Development Director, STS Logistics
  • Christian Zbylut, CEO Eastern Europe, Russia, Central Asia, GEFCO
  • Svein Steimler, Executive Vice President and COO, NYK Group Europe Ltd

12:30 – 14:00

14:00 – 15:30
Session 3 – Customs: An update
An update on the customs requirements for the logistics sector: what do companies have to do now, what will they have to prepare for in the near future?
  • Wilhelmina Shavshina, Legal Director, DLA Piper
  • Konstantin Skovoroda, General Director, RTL

15:30 – 16:00

16:00 – 17:30
Session 4: Capacity issues for the Russian market
What are companies doing to ensure they have appropriate systems in place to ensure a reliable network; e.g. multiple logistics suppliers, forecasting capacity demand, etc.
  • Marc Brenneiser, CEO, Rolf SCS
  • Uwe Bakosch, President/CEO, Finnlines
  • Ivan Karasev, Head of Logistics Department, Sollers-Auto

17:30 – 21:30

Gala dinner

Thursday 24th June 2010
08:30 – 09:00


09:00 – 10:30
Stream 1
Session 5a: Supply Chain Management
Examining issues of quality management, benchmarking, etc
  • Jean-Philippe Jouandin, Supply Chain Director, Renault Russia – Avtoframos
  • Alexander Rogan, Managing Director, Priority Freight, CIS 
Stream 2  
Session 5b: Moving Vehicles in Russia
A closer look at road versus rail, damage control and capacity issues.
  • Dmitry Nikolaev, General Director, Member of the Board, RailTrans Auto
  • Ivan Karasev, Head of Logistics Department, Sollers-Auto

10:30 – 11:00

11:00 – 12:30
Stream 1
Session 6a: Materials Handling and Packaging
Has packaging improved in quality? – an update on what the OEMs and tier one suppliers are using
  • Michael Kutin, Automotive Sales Director Russia, Schoeller Arca Systems
  • Mario Scrubei, Technical Director, MST
Stream 2   
Session 6b: Planning the right import & export logistics
The market is growing. This is the perfect opportunity to ensure the LSPs and ports are ready.
  • Alexey Shukletsov, General Director, Fenix

12:30 – 14:00

14:00 – 15:00
A super-interactive roundtable session gives you the chance to discuss the burning issues with your peers before reporting back to the audience.
  • Vehicle logistics – capacity
  • Packaging
  • Customs
  • Logistics for part suppliers
  • Vehicle logistics – damage reduction
  • Service parts
  • Ports and terminals operations & development
  • What are the logistics service providers bringing to Russia?
  • Development of the automotive industry in Russia
  • Service parts warehousing & distribution

15:00 – 15:30

Carmakers' Perspective & Conference Round-up
A panel discussion with some of the leading executives present, including:
  • Anna Vorobjeva, Logistics Director, MAN Avtomobili Rossiya 
  • Jean-Philippe Jouandin, Supply Chain Director, Renault Russia – Avtoframos
  • Jan Bures, Head of Group Service Division, Volkswagen Group Rus

15:30 – 16:30

16:00 – 19:00
Additional event:
Terminal Tour:  visit  the Terminal at St.Petersburg (located at Petergoskoye shoose, 67).
This tour offers you the unique chance to see where and how ROLF SCS provides the full scope of its terminal services, from acceptance and despatch to storage, customs clearance and technical services. Followed by a reception at their offices.
Transfer will be arranged from the conference hotel to the terminal.