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REVIEW

What happend at the last Smart Automotive Variant.CON

Smart Automotive Variant.CON 2019 – a success story!

The sixth edition of the Smart Automotive Variant.CON was unanimously characterized as a successful conference. More than 100 registered attendees gathered in Berlin to discuss complexity and variant management  in the automotive industry during 3 event days filled with case studies and networking sessions.

Master Product Complexity in the Automotive Industry

Smart Automotive Variant.CON  is coming back to Berlin on June 22 – 23, 2020. Be part of the thought-provoking discussion and Europe’s No. 1 event on Complexity & Variant Management in Automotive Product Development.

The Smart Automotive Variant.CON in Numbers

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Cutting Edge Case Studies
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Sessions full of Interaction & Discussions
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Icebreaker Sessions
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Hours of Networking

Trends, Ideas, Solutions
These have been the
10 Key Topics in 2019!

Discover how to integrate complexity in an existing or new product to establish product development processes for platforms.

Explore the main requirements for platform structure needed to manage the balance between a global product platform and localized products.

Learn from key industry players how to modularize existing products into building blocks for product platforms.

Discuss and define central processes, methods and requirements for tools based variant analysis and complexity forecast.

Understand how to establish the right measurements of success of a product platform.

Get insights into configuration lifecycle management: From design to delivered and serviced vehicles.

Team up with industry leaders and discuss the impact of agile development on variant management.

Explore how to use digital prototyping in product development.

Discover modularization models and frameworks for successful product-service-systems engineering.

Debate how model based system engineering methods help to control complexity

We have Partners

…not Sponsors! Our Business Partner in 2019 – A strong Community!

Do you want to become a partner or do you want to exhibit in 2020? Contact us - we will be happy to advise you on your tailor-made package at the Smart Automotive Variant.CON!

Extract of the Smart Automotive Variant.CON case studies 2019

Renault’s AI-Solution for Global Product Line Management and Configuration
Yves Bossu
Product Configuration Specialist | Groupe Renault
Yves Bossu, Product Configuration Specialist, Groupe Renault
Calculation of Complexity Costs – From Simple Methods to Artificial Intelligence
Ben Herrmann
Business Strategy Manager R&D | Audi AG
Ben Herrmann, Business Strategy Manager R&D, AUDI AG
Roll-out and Organizational Embedding of Global Product Platforms
Alexander Bergmiller
Vice President Platform Mechatronics | Webasto Group
Alexander Bergmiller, Vice President Platform Mechatronics, Webasto Group

Trendsetters – Visionaries – Movers and Shakers – The Panel in 2019

Very interesting event and interesting combination of people – especially the World Café Concept was very good!
Chris Seiler
Mercedes-Benz AG
we.CONECT conferences especially Smart Auto Variant is an innovative Hub where you can tackle your industry challenges with multible experts in your area.
Dr. Sankar Nallapati
General Motors USA
Good exchange in 1 to 1 and groups. Some new input from presentations.
Alexander Bergmiller
Webasto Group
I mostly appreciated the networking with peers and sharing of experiences.
Mario Sabourin
Alstrom Transport S.A.
Good opportunity to learn from each other.
Daniel Wörz
Daimler AG

Our Attendees

With more than 100 registered participants the Smart Automotive Variant.CON was again a huge success. Selected companies were among others:

Senior Expert PMO

Global Scale and Complexity Manager

Global Tech Lead Design

Senior Project Manager R&D Electrics

Head of Design and Standards Powertrain Cooling Light Vehicles

Head of Digital Engineering

Senior Engineering Manager / Chief Engineer ADAS Systems Engineering

Team Lead Development Steering Functions

Smart Automotive Variant.CON Attendee Profiles and Event Statistics

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of the attendees have a budget of over 1 Mio. €

Industry Split

OEMs
41%
OEMs: 41%
Tier 1 & 2
18%
Tier 1 & 2: 18%
Vendor & Solution Provider
26%
Vendor & Solution Provider: 26%
Research & Academia
9%
Research & Academia: 9%
Other
6%
Other: 6%

Geographical Split

Germany
42%
Germany: 42%
France
14%
France: 14%
Austria
10%
Austria: 10%
Benelux
9%
Benelux: 9%
UK
6%
UK: 6%
South Europe
5%
South Europe: 5%
USA
4%
USA: 4%
Asia
2%
Asia: 2%

The Community

Manager / Senior Managr
76%
Manager / Senior Managr: 76%
Leader / Head of / Director
20%
Leader / Head of / Director: 20%
CEO / CXO / Managing Director
4%
CEO / CXO / Managing Director: 4%

Primary Media Partner

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http://www.industryofthingsvoice.com/

Media Partner Community

Join us as Smart Automotive Variant CON enters its 8th edition!

Smart Automotive Variant.CON is coming back to Berlin on June 22 – 23, 2020. Be part of the thought-provoking discussion and the fastest growing business community.

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