Time
Minutes
Morning Plenary
08h00
5
Welcome, Introduction of Speakers
08h05
5
naamsa Welcome
08h10
40
Navigating the turbulence: How Government will stabilise, stimulate and protect the South African automotive sector
08h50
30
Importance of the export market, steps taken to protect auto manufacturing and support mechanisms for OEMS’s and component manufacturers (like the Automotive Investment Scheme)
09H20
5
Q&A
09h25
60
PANEL DISCUSSION: The role of African Association of Automobile Manufacturers in the expansion of the auto industry across the African continent and the impact of the African Free Trade agreement in this regard
10H25
15
RECESS
10h40
30
THE NEW NORMAL: The economic outlook for the Automotive industry as demand collapses and exports wain. Predictions and forecasts.
11h10
5
Q&A
11h15
60
PANEL DISCUSSION: The Impact of COVID-19 on Future Mobility Solutions. Confronted by a twin crisis of COVID-19 and the resulting economic fallout, how will the automotive industry respond and will the drive toward Autonomous, Connected, Electric and Shared Mobility be disrupted?
12H15
15
Q&A | RECESS
12h30
50
PANEL DISCUSSION: Mobility Transformation. How shifts in consumer expectation and mobility needs transform, what is the future of automotive retailing and the role of dealerships?
13H20
10
Q&A
13h30
15
Industry Roadmap
13h45
5
Closure: Plenary – Introduction Workshop Streams
Time
Minutes
Stream 1: Supply, Value Chain and Logistics
Stream 2: Manufacturing, Component and Repair
Stream 3: Future of Mobility
14h00
45
Topic 1:
Gaging supply chain risk in volatile times and how Digitalization can drive transformation initiatives. Ensuring enhanced supply chain efficiencies.
Topic 1:
Digitalization and information technology advancements have led to a drive towards automation of production and a push towards Industry 4.0. Is the SA economy ready for smart Reindustrialization?
Topic 1
Is South Africa ready for Future Mobility? Panel Discussion
14h45
15
Q&A
15h00
45
Topic 2:
The future of Insurance: Panel Discussion Next generation claims processes and seamless supply chain integration
Topic 2:
3D printing – how additive technologies are transforming Component manufacturing and will lead to the development of specialized micro-factories for the production of custom parts, while the automotive industry will move away from general mass production and towards mass customization.
Topic 2:
Urban Mobility
Sustainable personal and future public transport solutions designed around climate friendly, healthy, economical and affordability solutions
15h45
15
Q&A
16h00
45
Topic 3:
Logistics
In a world of digitalisation and decarbonization -logistics and mobility are intertwined. How to overcome the traditional barriers to ensure that logistics, mobility (i.e. personal and public transport), infrastructure and freight handling work together to ensure a “intelligent” future orientated solution.
Topic 3

The Future of Autobody Repair
Topic 3:
Micro Mobility
Passing trend or essential Mobility solution?
16H45
15
Q&A