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Upcoming Events the Year, Mr Buelent Ileri, Director, Transportation & Logistics, EME, and learn all about AGCO’s Smart Logistics initiative. Day One will discuss how global trends and technologies are affecting the automotive industry. Expect to hear from Mr John Fleming, Executive VP Manufacturing & Labour (retired), Ford USA and why you should implement industry 4.0 and digitalization to stay ahead of your competition; as well as the winner of the ELA 2017 Project of the Year, Mr Buelent Ileri, Director, Transportation & Logistics, EME, and learn all about AGCO’s Smart Logistics initiative. Day Two is all about the dawn of a new day! How are disruptive technologies, such as electric & hybrid vehicles and connectivity affecting the industry? What role do start-ups now play in the Connected World? Keynote speakers include: Christoph Stadeler, Head of Automotive, Facebook, Anders Bonander, Senior Product Planner, Volvo Trucks & Board Member, ERTICO, Sweden and Noam Maital, CEO, WayCare Technologies, USA. BRAND NEW: At this year’s event young entrepreneurs and students can showcase their latest products in the Start-Up Hub to international decision makers. There will also be a dedicated “Ladies Industry Breakfast”, where industry leaders can come together to share their own expertise and experiences in their individual fields. September 2017 57