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Around 500 automotive and IT executives each year attend the Hanover Congress (Photo: Claus Dick)

The automotiveIT Group will host its annual Congress during the CeBIT high-tech fair in Hanover March 19, 2015. The event will focus on the new role IT is playing in tomorrow's car industry. It is the 7th time the automotiveIT Congress takes place in Germany.

The conference brings together around 500 executives from the automotive and IT industries to discuss how companies from both sectors are jointly managing the transformation that is reshaping personal mobility in the 21st century.

At the 2015 event, top speakers will include Klaus Straub, new CIO of premium carmaker BMW; Volkswagen CIO Martin Hofmann; Nikitas Drakopoulos, CIO of Mercedes-Benz Cars; and Klaus-Hardy Muehleck, CIO of diversified steelmaker ThyssenKrupp.

The conference language is German, but there will be simultaneous translation.