Reuters Events to Unite Industry Leaders During Automotive 2021 Congress in October

Reuters Events to Unite Industry Leaders During Automotive 2021 Congress in October 16

Reuters Events has confirmed the dates for Automotive 2021, a global congress featuring CEOs from Audi AG, Aston Martin, Bentley, and more. Registration is currently open, and sponsorship opportunities are available.


Reuters Events has announced the dates for its flagship event, Automotive 2021. Although some conferences are slowly getting back to in-person attendance, Automotive 2021 will be held virtually, starting on October 19th and going through October 21st. Topics of interest and discussion include electrification, connectivity, autonomous vehicles, sustainability, supply chain, retail, and marketing. As a global event, Automotive 2021 will feature CEOs, board members, and other senior leaders from OEMs and top automotive-focused companies. 

Automotive 2021 Agenda

  • October 19th: Global CEO Day
  • October 20th: Breaking Car Boundaries
  • October 21st: Zero Emissions and Supply
  • October 22nd: Customer First

On October 19th, CEOs from the world’s automakers will announce everything from news to future strategy. The following day will focus on how OEMs are creating disruptive new business models to innovate their vehicles, autonomous or otherwise. On the 21st, attendees will see how industry leaders are commercializing EVs, working towards zero emissions, and preparing their supply chains accordingly. The last day will be spent talking about ways automotive companies can “future proof” their brands.

Reuters Events: Automotive 2021 banner.

Expert Speaker Lineup

Confirmed speakers for Automotive 2021 include:

  • Linda Jackson, CEO, Peugeot
  • Tobias Moers, CEO, Aston Martin
  • Kim Costello, CMO, Pendragon PLC
  • Ken Barrett, Chief Diversity Officer, GM
  • Scotty Reiss, Founder, A Girls Guide to Cars
  • Makoto Uchida, CEO, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
  • Karl Iagnemma, President and CEO, Motional
  • He Xiaopeng, Chairman & CEO, Xpeng Motors
  • Jenny Watson, Chief Experience Officer, Vroom
  • Adrian Hallmark, Chairman and CEO, Bentley Motors Ltd.
  • Martin Corner, Vice President of Supply Chain, Volvo Cars
  • Anirban Ghosh, Chief Sustainability Officer, Mahindra Group
  • Sandra Phillips Rogers, Group Vice President, General Counsel & Chief Legal Officer and Chief Diversity Officer, Toyota Motor North America, Inc.
  • Markus Duesmann, Chairman of the Board of Management and Board of Management Member for Product Lines, Audi AG

How To Register

Automotive 2021, presented by Reuters Events, will be held virtually, October 19th (Tuesday) through October 22nd (Friday). OEMs, dealerships, suppliers, and other automotive industry experts are encouraged to register for the event. After Automotive 2021, Reuters Events will host Automotive Supply Chain 2021 in November.

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