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FISITA leadership Summit to focus on emissions and sustainable mobility

12 June 2017

FISITA, the international membership organisation for the automotive mobility engineering profession, has today issued exclusive invites to its Corporate Members for the 8th World Automotive Summit, which will take place in Geneva, Switzerland, on 7-8 November 2017.

Delegates will receive presentations from renowned experts and discuss key developments, issues and opportunities generated from this year’s theme, “Clearing the air; creating a path to sustainable mobility”.

Key topics for this year’s agenda include economic and environmental impact, regulatory activities and global regulations and industrial strategy for sustainable mobility. Several international speakers have been confirmed including:

  • Dr. Doug Parr, Chief Scientist, Greenpeace UK
  • Erik Jonnaert, Secretary General at the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association
  • François Guichard, Economic Affairs Officer, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
  • Graeme Davison, VP Business Development & Marketing, Qualcomm Europe, Inc.
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stefan Pischinger, President & CEO, FEV Motorentechnick GmbH

The Preliminary Programme is published today, featuring the latest information regarding the World Automotive Summit – which is available to download here.

Chris Mason, FISITA CEO, said: “Following a highly successful Summit in 2016, where we tackled disruption of the automotive industry with our Corporate Members in Silicon Valley, we are delighted to be heading to Switzerland, with a challenging agenda considering emissions standards and the evolving mobility landscape.”

The FISITA World Automotive Summit is a unique and exclusive annual meeting of the world's automotive leaders. It brings together top technical executives, scientists, academics, public policy makers and NGOs to discuss a critical issue to the automotive industry and wider society.

New to 2017, FISITA has created numerous commercial opportunities, generating valuable brand visibility for a select number of organisations throughout the delivery of the FISITA World Automotive Summit. These opportunities are available to view here.

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