FKFS Events

Event Series "Technologieführer" Automotive Technology Leaders Present

Summer 2024

Automotive Technology Leaders Present


We are continuing the successful event series and offering you presentations by experts from renowned partner companies in the automotive sector. Here you can experience the automotive industry and its leading companies at first hand.

The Research Institute for Automotive Engineering and Powertrain Systems Stuttgart (FKFS), in cooperation with Robert Bosch GmbH and other partner companies from the automotive industry, initiates this lecture series.

Top managers from the automotive industry present lectures on the latest topics from research, development, marketing and sales – followed by a question and answer session.

All dates for summer 2024

Monday, April 29, 2024: Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG

Topic: The Future of Testing in Vehicle Development
Speaker: Dr.-Ing. Matthias Lederer, Vice President - Verification and Validation


Monday, May 13, 2024: Robert Bosch GmbH

Topic: Bosch's portfolio for the hydrogen age
Speaker: Dr. Thomas Wintrich, Senior Vice President Business Unit Fuel Cell Mobility Solutions, Power Solutions Robert Bosch GmbH


Monday, May 27, 2024: Valeo - NEW!

Topic: Why a software defined vehicle isn‘t a smartphone on wheels
Speaker: Dr. Heinrich Gotzig, Expertise Director „Driving Assistance“


Monday, June 10, 2024: MAHLE GmbH

Topic: Thermal Management - Key enabler for sustainable mobility
Speaker: Jumana Al-Sibai, Member of the Management Board Responsible for Thermal Management


Monday, June 24, 2024: BMW - NEW!

Topic: Validation testing and analysis of high voltage batteries
Speaker: Jens Hendrik Nötzel, Group Leader Analysis High voltage batteries and fuel cell


Monday, July 8, 2024: Daimler Truck AG

Topic: Part of the Problem Solution: Decarbonizing Transportation
Speaker: Karin Rådström, CEO Mercedes-Benz Trucks