Russian Automotive Forum

The premier international gathering for the Russian automotive industry

15 - 16 March 2017

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Now in its 20th year, the Russian Automotive Forum is the meeting place for the automotive industry in Russia, attracting in the region of 300 senior level participants each year.

This high profile gathering brings together top executives from the leading
international and Russian OEMs, component suppliers, government officials and industry experts, providing an outstanding opportunity to network with all of your clients and future business partners within the space of three days.

 

 

Sponsors

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Dassault Systemes
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AGC Automotive Europe
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TE Connectivity
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Pirelli
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LUKOIL
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DLA Piper
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ALTINAY
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LLC “Coskunoz Alabuga”
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SMARTRAC TECHNOLOGY GROUP
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Tebodin
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KPMG
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LORUS SCM
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Nemak

Special Analytical Partner

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AUTOSTAT analytic agency

Strategic Analytical Media Partner

Supporting Organisations

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AEB
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NAPAK
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Russian Road Transport Union
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CCI France Russie

Media Partners

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AbizNews.net
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110km.ru
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Autoinstruction
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Ceauto
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PRIME
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The Analytical Banking Magazine
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PRO BUSINESS TV
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Promvest.info
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RU BMW

Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, provides business and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Its world-leading solutions transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported. Dassault Systèmes’ collaborative solutions foster social innovation, expanding possibilities for the virtual world to improve the real world. The group brings value to over 210, 000 customers of all sizes, in all industries, in more than 140 countries. For more information, visit www.3ds.com.

 

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AGC Automotive Europe is the automotive division of the AGC Group, with Tokyo-based Asahi Glass Co., Ltd. at its core.

The AGC Group is a world-leading supplier of flat, automotive and display glass, chemicals and other high-tech materials and components.

AGC Automotive specializes in production of windows (OEM and replacement) for vehicle manufacturers.

It also provides ready-to-assemble systems (fixation devices), higher value added functional systems (antennas, sensors, heating elements) and enhanced property glazing (improved thermal, sound and vision comfort).

AGC Automotive Europe:

  • 1 car out of 4 is equipped with AGC glazing;
  • 12 manufacturing facilities (included Bors Glass Work in Russia);
  • over 8 000 employees;
  • certified ISO 14001 & ISO/TS 16949:2009

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TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $12 billion global technology leader. Our commitment to innovation enables advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. TE’s unmatched breadth of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest of environments, helps build a safer, greener, smarter and more connected world. With 75,000 people – including more than 7,000 engineers – working alongside customers in nearly 150 countries, we help ensure that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS – www.TE.com

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Founded in 1872, Pirelli is among the main tyre makers globally with focus on premium and ultra-premium tyres production. Presented in 160 countries, today it has 19 production facilities located on four continents and it counts about 38,000 employees. Pirelli has a great commitment to research and development, an area in which it invests 3% of its total revenues and 7% of its top-of-the-range revenues, one of the highest levels in the sector, with the goal of constantly improving its products in terms of performance, safety and reduction of environmental impact, in line with its 'green performance' strategy. In pursuing its goals, Pirelli aims to combine economic profitability and social responsibility. In line with its 145 years tradition, Pirelli continues investing in the international expansion projects at the same time maintaining strong local roots in the communities where it operates. Since 2011 Pirelli is a unique F1 official supplier.

For Pirelli Russia is a strategically important market. Having a commercial presence on the Russian market, Pirelli achieved the goal of obtaining production sites in Russia by signing agreements for the transfer from Sibur Holding to a Pirelli and Rostec Joint Venture of the Kirov plant in December, 2011 and the Voronezh plant in February, 2012. Production processes of both plants have undergone technological upgrades, logistics, quality control and organization processes have been reviewed in order to ensure that the production is aligned with Pirelli high standards. Pirelli total investment in Russia stands at over 400 million euro: 222 million spent on the acquisition of the two plants by the joint venture and 200 million euro has been forwarded to their modernization.

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LUKOIL is the leader of the Russian lubricants market. The Company controls the production of more than 40% of all lubricants in Russia. LUKOIL sells its oils in more than 100 countries, and its production involves 9 own and 24 third-party plants, located on 5 continents.

A wide range of high-tech LUKOIL lubricants and greases is approved by the world's leading automotive and equipment manufacturers, including MAN, Porsche, Cummins, Renault, Mercedes, Volkswagen, BMW, Danieli, Voith, ABB, etc.

LUKOIL has achieved great success as a supplier of first fill and service fill oils for car manufacturers. The largest domestic and foreign producers in Russia, such as MAN, Ford, Renault, Volkswagen, Lifan, KAMAZ, GAZ and others, choose LUKOIL lubricants for the first fill.

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DLA Piper is a global law firm offices located in more than 30 countries throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East, positioning it to help companies with their legal needs anywhere in the world.

 

Our Russian practice is uniquely multidisciplinary, offering commercial legal solutions combined with a strong tax analysis and planning component. Our practice is staffed by over 90 legal professionals in two full-service offices in Moscow and St Petersburg.

 

With the solid automotive sector service line we move our clients forward at every level of their business from strategic business development to the impact of trade disputes, the imposition of tariffs and full scope of legal, tax and customs support.

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ALTINAY has pioneered industrial robotics in Turkey since its foundation in 1991. From designing and manufacturing its own multi-axis robots in 1993, ALTINAY has become today a leading solution provider for robot-based flexible factory automation systems. Our design and manufacturing capabilities range from standard single-cell applications to multi-robot production lines, from special machine production to complex system integration. ALTINAY closely cooperates with leading global robot manufacturers and technological companies to bring our clients cost-effective, efficient solutions.

Our engineering capabilities span the whole range of welding, joining, handling, assembling, painting, cutting & finishing, surface treatment, vision based robot guidance & inspection, packaging, palletizing and warehouse automation. We take pride that our clients in the automotive, glass & ceramic, FMCG, durable goods, airline and pharmaceutical industries see us not only as a trusted supplier, but also as part of their own team.

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The founder of "Coskunoz Alabuga" is one of the leaders of the Turkish automotive industry of JSC "Coskunoz Holding", which have automotive experience more than 60 years. The group consists of 14 companies that manufacture automotive parts, radiators, products for the aviation industry, and for renewable energy field.

Currently, "Coskunoz Alabuga" in Tatarstan produces large, external and internal stamped body parts for OEM’s located in Russia and abroad. The factory is equipped with full automatic press lines.

Coskunoz Alabuga launched together with JSC "MMK" a new plant in Tatarstan for blanking and cut to length operation which will start serial production in beginning of 2018. This plant will be focused mainly on blanking operation for skin panels for the automotive industry.

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SMARTRAC is the global leader for innovative RFID products and IoT solutions that are driving the digital transformation. We make objects smart and products come alive by unleashing the Internet of your things, creating additional value for people and businesses. Our portfolio is suitable for a wide array of applications - such as animal identification, automated fare collection, automatic vehicle identification solutions (AVIS), automation, car access, industry, library and media management, laundry, logistics, retail, public transport, and many more. SMARTRAC has a global footprint with high-capacity manufacturing resources. Please visit www.smartrac-group.com for more details.

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Tebodin is a multidisciplinary consulting and engineering company with the experience in such markets as industry, health and nutrition, pharma, chemicals, oil and gas, property, logistics and infrastructure, energy and environment. Since 2012, Tebodin is a part of international engineering and services company Bilfinger SE.

Tebodin has over 35 offices in 17 countries with a total amount of around 3,400 employees. This allows being always close to clients and providing them with high quality services. Tebodin offers clients integrated engineering and consultancy expertise combined with local knowledge.

Tebodin successfully operates in Russia since 1994. Tebodin is located in the following cities of Russia: Moscow, Rostov-on-Don, Ekaterinburg, Saint Petersburg. The total amount of employees in Russia is 150 engineers and consultants, among whom are high-qualified project managers, construction managers, specialists for technical supervision, chief project engineers and engineers of various specialization: architects, structural engineers, civil engineers, W&S engineers, HVAC engineers, process engineers, mechanic, electrical and automation engineers.

Tebodin offers sustainable solutions in consultancy, engineering (including BIM-technology), procurement, permitting, construction- and project management. Tebodin offers a wide range of services – from search and site selection up to commissioning in all regions of Russia.

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KPMG is a global network of professional firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services.  We operate in 152 countries and have 189,000 people working in member firms around the world.  The independent member firms of the KPMG network are affiliated with KPMG International Cooperative (“KPMG International”), a Swiss entity.  Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such.

KPMG has been working in Russia and the CIS for more than twenty five years and now has 18 offices, employing together over 4,000 people.

KPMG is rated the No. 1 Audit firm in Russia*.

Our purpose and aspiration is to turn knowledge into value for the benefit of our clients, our people, and the world’s capital markets.

* 2015, by Expert RA Rating Agency

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LORUS SCM is one of the leading Russian logistics service providers for automotive industry. LORUS has strong competences in 4PL solutions/ Supply Chain management and modern logistics assets and infrastructure

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www.nemak.com

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Live data and actual information on the situation in the automotive market, your competitors, your customers, as well as position of your company among others are essential for your daily decision-making processes. This information enables you to define your development strategy and decide how to push up sales and provide solid growth of your business.    

 

AUTOSTAT analytic agency has been assisting top managers and key specialists of over 2,000 companies in Russia and abroad in these processes for more than 10 years. We are the leading analytic agency in the Russian automotive business statistics and analytics and provide complete and actual information on it. 

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The Association of European Businesses represents the interests of European companies in Russia by:

Identifying the principal business and legislative issues through the AEB committees and working groups;
Addressing the issues raised by AEB members, both to the relevant European Union authorities and to Russia’s business and political leaders;
Existing as an independent organization, whose position is recognized at the highest levels within the European and Russian authorities.

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The Cluster of Automotive Industry of Samara Region is a group of enterprises and organizations providing operation and development of automotive and auto component industries of the Samara region.

The cluster of automotive industry is one of the most developed industrial clusters of the Samara region. The core of the cluster is two producers of final output (cars) - PJSC AVTOVAZ and CJSC GM-AVTOVAZ. Auto component sector is represented by more than 100 enterprises of different levels, more than half of which are small and medium enterprises.

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Национальная Ассоциация Производителей Автомобильных Компонентов (НАПАК) осуществляет стратегическое планирование и выполняет лоббистские функции по координации и защите интересов производителей автомобильной техники и компонентов в условиях глобализации экономики.

 

Основные функции НАПАК - разработка комплексных программ,  оперативная поддержка и координация деятельности предприятий отрасли, взаимодействие с государственными, законодательными и исполнительными органами власти по реализации Стратегии развития автомобильной промышленности, развитие инвестиционной привлекательности отрасли, повышение технического и конкурентоспособного уровня

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The Association of Russian Automakers (OAR), nonprofit partnership, was established in 2003 on the initiative of leading Russian automobile manufacturers. Partnership members are the following companies: AVTOVAZ, KAMAZ, GAZ Group, Sollers, AMO ZIL, MAZ, AZIA AVTO Kazakhstan, Volvo Vostok, AVTOTOR Holding, ASM Holding, NAMI State Research Centre, and Cummins Inc.

 

OAR is a member association of the International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers (OICA).

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Russian Road Transport Union (RRTU) was established in 1999. It consists of Unions and Associations of cargo- and passenger –carriers from all over Russia that includes more than 5 000 organizations with more than 2 million  specialists.

 

The Union is a member of Chamber of Commerce and Industry of The Russian Federation, International Union of Public Transport, the Transport Union of Russia.

 

RRTU  protects interests of Russian road carriers on the local and international levels.

 

The representatives of the Russian Road Transport Union   are part of working groups, expert and public councils, commissions created at the State Duma of the Russian Federation, at the Russian transport Ministry, at the Chamber of Commerce of the Russian Federation. They also participate in the development of legislative and regulatory acts in the sphere of road transportation.

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The Franco-Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI France Russie) is an independent lobbying body that represents and promotes the economic interests of its Franco-Russian member companies. It has been operating in Moscow since 1997, and today it brings together more than 450 companies from 40 sectors of the economy. Its work is focused on 3 key areas: building the business community, lobbying and support for companies.

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Информация для профессионалов автобизнеса и тех, кто увлекается авторемонтом

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«Autoinstruction» — All-Russian advertising

informational B2B magazine, which oriented on experts

and specialists in automotive components and

consumables fields.

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Ceauto GmbH, which specialises in Central and East European auto industry market data publishes the CEAuto Newsletter every Wednesday with the latest news on the Central and East European automotive industry. It is a 10-12 page newsletter which includes news on suppliers and OEMs in Russia, Ukraine, Hungary, Turkey, Poland, Macedonia, Czech Republic, Slovak Republic, Slovenia etc. From time to time we also feature interviews with key executives in the region. There is also a section on Middle East and Africa

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PRIME is Russia's leading business news agency known for its objective coverage worldwide. With about 250 permanent staff and scores of stringers across Russia, the Commonwealth of Independent States and the world, we provide quality live coverage of major economic and political news in Russia and other countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States. We are particularly strong in commodity, energy and financial markets coverage. We also offer excellent coverage of Russian and CIS banking and corporate news. The Russian-language service puts out over 400 news and analysis pieces daily.

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