Tuesday 19 May 2009
18:00 – 21:00
Pre-conference cocktail reception and registration.
Wednesday 20 May 2009
08:00 – 09:00
09:00 – 10:30
Session 1 – The development of the South American Automotive Industry
An update on the outlook for the industry and the effect of the current economic climate.
Johnny Saldanha, VP Global Purchasing & Supply, LAAM (Latin America, Africa, and Middle East), General Motors
Davi Lunardi, Supply Chain Director, Iveco Latin America
Katia Bednikovs, South America Logistic and Indirect Material Purchasing Manager, Lear
10:30 – 11:00
11:00 – 12:30
Session 2 – From order to delivery
Sharing the processes, human factors and technologies which allow OEMs/Tier suppliers on the one hand, and their LSPs and providers on the other, to ensure a better-managed supply chain.
Carlos E. Panitz, Material Planning & Logistics Manager, MWM-INTERNATIONAL Motores
Edson Molina, Material Planning and Logistics Director, South America, Ford
Flavio Batista, Vice President, Latin America Sales, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics
12:30 – 14:00
Special networking Lunch
14:00 – 15:30
Session 3 – Physical assets and infrastructure
What assets are needed?
What can be done to improve the logistics infrastructure?
How do we work around the challenges in the meantime?
Jansen Esteves, Foreign Trade & Logistics Manager – South America, Delphi
Stephan Gruener, General Director, BMS Logistica Ltda
Jose Ricardo Chiarello, Head of Logistics – South America, Volkswagen Brazil
Mauricelio Gomes Faria, Logistics Manager of Latin America, Fiat Automoveis S.A
15:30 – 16:00
16:00 – 17:30
Session 4 – Making it happen
Having identified the requirements and discussed the challenges, what are the actions needed to ensure that the ideas are carried forward?
Roberto Avelli, Supply Chain Executive Manager & Active Director, RENAULT Mercosur Supply Chain
Fabio Garcia, Executive – Supervisor, Spare Parts Warehouse and Export Customer Care, Volkswagen – Truck & Bus (MAN Group)
17:30 – 21:30
Networking Drinks Reception and Summit Finale Dinner