World Automotive Conference, 2018, Istanbul, Turkey

Hülya Karahan

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The 5th annual World Automotive Conference (WAC), which tooke place on 4-5 October 2018 in Istanbul, Turkey.

The event attracted over 800 senior executives from across the EMEA region. More than 80 speakers – provided a platform for attendees to network, learned about the latest trends and technologies in the automotive industry, and explored the business potential of the global automotive market. Key topics was explored this year include:

2018 Global Manufacturing Trends
Industry 4.0 and Robotics
Intelligent Supply Chain and Logistics
Digitalization of the Aftermarket
Future of Mobility & Car Ownership

The Future “Car”: Electric & Autonomous Vehicles

Supply Chain and Logistics

Blockhain in Automotive

Founder of Digital Twin Labs And Cofounder of Beyond Protocol,  Curvinder Aluwalia tells “How Blockchain and the Auto Industry will Fit Together

Women In Automotive


Özlem Derici Şengül, Economist, Spin Consulting


Christy Roman,Founder Women in Automotive,Usa

Monika Mikac, CBO QEV Technologies, Spain

Sanem Oktar, President, KAGİDER

Özlem Vidin Engindeniz,Director Global IT Selutions Delevery Center, Daimler AG


What Makes A Smart City?


Akin AdamsonDirector Middle East, Ricardo Qatar


Raz Peleg, CEE Sales Director, Mobileye-an Intel Company

Sotoshi Nagata, Vice Chairman 3GPPTSG-RAN, Japan

Ken Wee, SVP, Beidge Aliance, Singapore


 International Trends And Technologies


Hakan Kostepen, Executive Director, Panasonic Automotive ,USA


Jonh Fleming, Exucite VP (retired) Ford Motor Company, USA

DR. Adnan Ebu- Dayya, CEO, Qatar Mobility İnnovations Center

Carlos Moreira, Founder Chairman and CEO WISeKey

Mercedes Benz Türk A.S. Connected An OEM View

Gökçe Bezmez CIO Mercedes Benz Turk