More than 500 people attended the 2016 automotiveIT Congress in Hanover (Photo: Claus Dick)

This year's automotiveIT Congress, which will take place March 23 in Hanover, will focus on one of the biggest challenges facing the global car industry: How to move to a more agile IT approach.

The annual event, which is held during the CeBIT high-tech fair, brings together more than 500 automotive and IT executives to discuss the digital transformation of the automotive industry and the actions that need to be taken to move change processes forward.

Among featured speakers at this year's event are: Volkswagen Group CIO Martin Hofmann; Opel marketing chief Tina Mueller; Brigitte Courtehoux, head of connected services and mobility at PSA/Peugeot-Citroen; and Elmar Pritsch, CIO of supplier Robert Bosch.

The Congress language is German, but simultaneous English translation is available.

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