Thursday, 9 September

The day on the Summit Stage begins with a nine-thirty keynote by Tino Krause, Facebook Country Director DACH.
Micromobility you can touch: Modern cargo bike from VW at IAA MOBILITY. Source: Volkswagen Nutzfahrzeuge

Starting at 10 a.m., the Summit Stage will host an exciting panel on the oft-cited "Last Mile." The discussion will focus on micromobility with bicycles - is it a complement or rather a competitor to the car? The panel will include Raluca Fiser (Work Cycling Alliance), Claus Fleischer (CEO Bosch eBike Systems), Daniel Deparis (Daimler), Jan Leudtke (Head of Strategic Partnerships, Via) and Enrico Salvatori (Senior Vice President & President, Qualcomm Europe).

What will be the role of e-fuels in the future? You can join the discussion at the Summit Stage.

At the invitation of BCG, the focus from 1 p.m. onwards will be on sustainability, specifically the question of whether and how e-fuels can contribute to the necessary CO2 reduction in the transport sector. At the Summit Stage you will hear contributions from Albert Waas (BCG), Michael Steiner (Porsche), Nils Aldag (Sunfire) and Annette Mann (Lufthansa).

Fully networked, fully automated and highly efficient – the expectations of the smart factory are great.

On the Vision Stage, the industrial production of tomorrow is taking shape. The panel of scientists and industry representatives is looking at end-to-end digital process chains in the smart factory of the future. The goal: to make production more flexible, transparent and resilient in the future. Yvonne Mertens (Managing Director, ONIQ), Prof. Dr.-Ing. Steffen Ihlenfeldt (TU Dresden) and Hagen Heubach (VP & Head of Industry Business Unit Automotive, SAP) will discuss the topic.

The session is presented by IAA Conference Partner Fraunhofer IPA.

No air and made from recyclable materials – these could be the tyres of the future. Source: Michelin

Starting at 11 a.m., Anish Taneja, President Michelin Europe North, will also be a guest on the Mobility Stage. In the series of CEO Keynotes, he will speak about the future of mobility from the perspective of the tire manufacturer.

At 4 p.m., under the heading "Quo Vadis Shared Mobility?", there will finally be a major stocktaking: alongside Markus Hegenmaier from Conference Partner Boston Consulting Group, Share-Now CEO Olivier Reppert and TIER Germany CEO Philipp Reinckens, among others, will discuss the role of shared mobility for urban transport.

At IAA MOBILITY, start-ups will meet with investors and business angels from the Bits & Pretzels network.

In addition, the who's who of the startup scene will meet at the IAA MOBILITY Founders Day, a joint event of IAA MOBILITY and the startup fair Bits & Pretzels. Here, startups meet investors and business angels from the Bits & Pretzels network.

On our Virtual Summit Main Stage, Women in Mobility will be highlighting the topic of "female crash test dummies" in a virtual panel.