The future of IT in the auto industry is the focus of this year's SAP Automotive Symposium, which will be held in the Rheingoldhalle in Mainz, Germany, October 27-28.

High-level speakers wil present their visions and ideas, providing impulses for innovative strategies. Keynote speakers at the event are Volkswagen CIO Hardy Muehleck, Vishal Sikka, SAP's CTO,  Helmut Mahler, CIO of Daimler's truck and bus division. Also speaking will be SAP's Germany managing director Michael Kleinemeier as well as Matthias Horx,  a well-know trend researcher and futurist.  SAP will also present its updated portfolio of products and services at the event.