About 500 executives attended the 2013 Congress (Photo: Claus Dick)

The automotiveIT Congress will take place during the CeBIT high-tech fair in Hanover Thursday, March 13, with discussions set to focus on how IT is helping the auto industry adapt to new business realities.

The one-day conference will feature a range of top speakers from the automotive and IT industries. Among them are Randy Mott, CIO of General Motors, Pierre Masai, CIO of Toyota Motor Europe, and Wolfgang Grottke, CIO of Chinese carmaker Qoros. Ferdinand Dudenhoeffer, well-known German automotive analyst, will also share his insights on the changing face of personal mobility.

The automotiveIT Congress each year brings together around 500 senior executives to discuss IT and the auto industry. The conference language is German, but simultaneous translation is provided.

More information on the Congress is available at

In July, automotiveIT will hold its first international congress. The dates for this event are July 1-2.