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Academy Agenda

DAY 1 – Tuesday, 22 November 2022

Automotive Aftermarket Trends and Market Analysis

Speaker: Fuad Bassam, Senior Officer Data Validation and Monitor- Statistics Section, Dubai Customs

Speaker: Subharshee Ramarathnam, Principal Consultant - Mobility Practice, Frost & Sullivan

Speaker: Vishal Pandey, Managing Partner, Glasgow Research & Consulting Group

Abstract: Session details to be added shortly

Speaker: Aasif Khan, Industry Advisor - Discrete Industries, SAP

Speaker: Sameer Parab, Strategy Consulting - Mobility & Transportation, Aranca

Session Chair:

Vishal Pandey, Managing Partner, Glasgow Research & Consulting Group

Panellists:
• Gurhan Cevikel, Head of Market Intelligence Automotive, GFK
• Sameer Parab
, Strategy Consulting - Mobility & Transportation, Aranca
• Tony Abouzolof
, Co-Founder &Managing Director, Syncron
• Jonathan Taylor
, General Manager – Spare parts, AW Rostamani Nissan, Infiniti, and Renault

GRS Research & Strategy will present insights from the latest “Middle East Automotive Aftermarket by 2025” Market Outlook conducted on behalf of Automechanika Dubai. This unique research will help all regional industry stakeholders understand current market dynamics along with the future technologies and trends that will likely impact our businesses in the coming years.

Speaker: Alberto Giacoppo, Senior Researcher, GRS

The Future of Fleet Management 

Panellists:

• Rolfe Hartley, Head of Innovation, KEMIPEX 
• Martin Unterhauser
, Head Of Mobility, TÜV SÜD Mobility
• Shailen Shukla
, Chief Logistics Officer, PICTRUC
• Mark Matthias
, Sales and Marketing Director, Barox GmbH

Women in Automotive in the Middle East

An Interview with Women in Automotive, enabling women as industry leaders and serving female consumers

Moderator:
Sepideh Malekzadeh
, Strategy Manager, Caterpillar

Panelists:
Abeer Fakhoury, Head of International Aftersales, Al Futtaim
Lyudmila Koltomova, Business Development and Project Management, TUV SUD Middle East 
Fatima Jasim Kashwani, Researcher, Khalifa University 
• Zaheera Omar, Head of Digital Sales and F&I, Nissan, Renault, Infiniti– Al Masaood Automobiles
• Hala Kabbara, Group Head of Talent Development, AWRostamani

 

DAY 2 – Wednesday, 23 November 2022

Future Mobility

Speaker: Gurhan Cevikel, Head of Market Intelligence Automotive, GFK

Speaker: Chirenj Chandran, CEO, MySyara

Innovation, Sustainability & Efficiency

Electric vehicles, hybrid vehicles, renewable energy, sustainability and smart solutions in the country

Speaker: Dr Majid Khonji, Assistant Professor – Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Khalifa University

Session details will be added shortly

Speaker: Salman Hussein, Chief Operating Officer, FUSO

Session Chair:

Shadi Dawi, Technology Journalist and Entrepreneur

Panelists:
• Salman Hussein
, Chief Operating Officer, FUSO
• Bechara Haddad, CEO, JINO
Mahdi Ben Mrad, Vice President, AlixPartners
• Adam Ridgway
, CEO, ONE MOTTO
• Philippe Duppin
, General Manager, ExxonMobil Middle East Marketing

Standards, Regulations & Safety

Speaker: Edoardo Gianotti, Economic Affairs Officer – Vehicle Regulations, Road Traffic Safety and Transport Innovations Section, Sustainable Transport Division, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)

Digitalization

Session details will be added shortly

Speaker: Mahdi Ben Mrad, Vice President, AlixPartners

Speakers: 
• Rami Rabia, E-commerce Expert
• Vincent Belhandouz, Non Executive Director, Aniel Marketplace

Session details will be added shortly

Speakers: 
• Tony Abouzolof
, Co-Founder &Managing Director, Syncron
• Jonathan Taylor, General Manager – Spare parts, AW Rostamani Nissan, Infiniti and Renault

Session details will be added shortly

Speaker: Vishal Pandey, Vice President, Glasgow Consulting Group – UAE

For more information on any aspect of the Conference, talk to us:

Anna Arzua MacMillan

Conference Director

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