First day of the 21st Stuttgart International Symposium finished!

[Translate to en:] Keynote von Dr. Hartung

[Translate to en:] Keynote von Dr. Hartung

The first day of the 21st Stuttgart International Symposium had a lot to offer for its virtual participants. The completely virtual event was kicked off with a Welcome Session broadcasted from the Theaterhaus in Stuttgart. The Welcome Session was moderated by Lea Schwarz, Project Officer Drive Strategy, AUDI AG. As the first guest, Lea Schwarz welcomed the host of the event: Prof. Dr. Andreas Wagner, Chairman of the FKFS. He spoke about the various challenges that the Corona pandemic posed for the Stuttgart Symposium in 2020 and 2021. Directly after, she welcomed Prof. Dr. Dr. Wolfram Ressel, Rector of the University of Stuttgart and chatted with him about the various projects of the University of Stuttgart related to the mobility of the future.  As a third guest, Lea Schwarz had the honor to welcome our Minister for Economy, Labor and Housing Baden-Württemberg, Dr. Nicole Hoffmeister-Kraut. The minister presented the various efforts of her ministry for the mobility of the future. Among other things, she spoke about the Innovation Alliance BW and other promising projects.

Following the Welcome Session, the keynote speech by Dr. Stefan Hartung, Member of the Board of Management of Robert Bosch GmbH and Chairman of the Mobility Solutions Division, Robert Bosch GmbH, started directly. In a refreshing talk, Mr. Hartung spoke about the mobility of the future. In his opinion, this must be sustainable, safe and exciting. In the discussion that followed, Mr. Hartung answered countless questions from the ?virtual audience, resulting in an exciting discussion moderated by Prof. Andreas Wagner.

In six parallel sessions, the participants were then able to view the various technical presentations and ask their questions in the Q&A sessions

On the first day, the virtual attendees were also able to attend the keynote address by Eiji Nakai, Executive Officer Powertrain Development, Mazda Motor Corporation, and gain valuable impressions on the topic of "MAZDA's advanced powertrain strategy for 2030". Mr. Nakai illustrated the path of Madzda and showed what solutions he believes are available for the future thanks to a multi-solution strategy to achieve the CO2 targets.

We are looking forward to more exciting impressions on the second day of the event!


Sabrina Mayer
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