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Pham Anh Tuan (Head of VAMA Policy Sub-Commitee at VAMA (Vietnam Automobile Manufacturers Association))

Pham Anh Tuan

Head of VAMA Policy Sub-Commitee at VAMA (Vietnam Automobile Manufacturers Association)

Topic: Development of Automobile and Supporting Industries in Vietnam

22 year experience in automobile industry with Toyota Motor Vietnam

Currently he is General Manager, Business Planning, Government Affairs, Technical Affairs and Legal Division, Sales and Service Group at Toyota Motor Vietnam Co. Ltd.

NGUYEN Trung Quan (Managing Director of BIBUS Vietnam E&C Ltd)

NGUYEN Trung Quan

Managing Director of BIBUS Vietnam E&C Ltd

TOPIC: One stop solution provider for Automotive factories

16 years working for BIBUS Technology Group, from position of product manager, Sales Director at BIBUS France to BU manager and then Managing Director in BIBUS Vietnam. Came back since 6 years to Vietnam to build up and develop BIBUS VN as well-known engineering and trading company, offering a high technical service/solution level with well-know partner Brands to Vietnamese Industrial Customers.

Marcello Maffeis (Managing Director of OMR Group)

Marcello Maffeis

Managing Director of OMR Group

TOPIC: Total Integrated Process OE Car Manufacturer: From R&D to Final Test

Started to work at 1994 in Automotive Division in Brembo Spa.
After 15 years in this Company as Technical, Purchaser, Project Manager I decided to approach a Vietnamese experience for 5 years as manging Director for a different business,
From December 2013 I’m in charge of this new opportunity in OMR.

Hoang Duc Bang, M.Eng. (Chairman & CEO of ADVANVED INDUSTRY AND EDUCATION EQUIPMENT COMPANY ( AIE Co., Ltd))

Hoang Duc Bang, M.Eng.

Chairman & CEO of ADVANVED INDUSTRY AND EDUCATION EQUIPMENT COMPANY ( AIE Co., Ltd)

TOPIC: Today's 3D technology applications for Automotive Manufacturing Industry

1985-2017: Worked as lecturer at Mechanical Engineering Faculty of Water Resources University, Hanoi, Vietnam. Former Vice Dean of Faculty.
1998-2000 (Part time): Vice Director of OE Galaxy Co., Ltd.
2001-2005 (Part time): Business Development Manager of AMECO Co., Ltd
2005- to present: Chairman and CEO of AIE Co., Ltd

Pham Tuan Anh, Ph.D (Dean of Faculty of Automotive and Mechanical Engineering (FAME) at Nguyen Tat Thanh University)

Pham Tuan Anh, Ph.D

Dean of Faculty of Automotive and Mechanical Engineering (FAME) at Nguyen Tat Thanh University

TOPIC: Development of Hybrid Electric Two-Wheeler: From Modeling and Simulation Approach to Prototype Designing on Platform of Honda Lead 110cc Scooter

Pham Tuan Anh received his B.E. in Automobile – Engines Engineering from Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology (HCMUT) in 2007 and M.S. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB), Indonesia in 2009, respectively. He then received his Ph.D degree from Tokyo Metropolitan University (TMU), Japan in 2013. He had been working for 5 consecutive years in Department of Automotive Engineering (HCMUT) as lecturer. In February 2018, he moved to Nguyen Tat Thanh University (NTTU) and has currently served as Dean of Faculty of Automotive and Mechanical Engineering. His research interests focus on Internal combustion engine, Alternative fuels, Renewable energy, Hydrogen production from electrolysis, Electric vehicle (EV), and Hybrid electric vehicle (HEV).

Djoearno Djojoprajitno (Senior Section Manager at Makino Asia Pte. Ltd.)

Djoearno Djojoprajitno

Senior Section Manager at Makino Asia Pte. Ltd.

TOPIC: Increase your product quality & productivity with Makino's Total Solutions for parts manufacturing

7 Years Working in PT Astra Daihatsu Motor in Indonesia, in charge for Developing new machining line , study the process , deciding the machine and cutting tool and managing the project and hand over to production.
20 Years working in Makino Asia Pte. Ltd., Managing the Turnkey Business in ASEAN Region and supporting region on the Turnkey Business Enquiry and activities

Bipin Pataskar (Industry Specialist, Automotive at Sandvik Coromant)

Bipin Pataskar

Industry Specialist, Automotive at Sandvik Coromant

TOPIC: Automotive Transmission : Component solutions- Shafts and Gear

Industry Experience:
• 1985 - 1990: PMT –TRAUB
• 1990 - 1991: Birla Kennametal
• 1991 - 1992: KSB Pumps
• 1992 April - Present: Sandvik Coromant
o 1992 - 1995: Product Management
 Introduction of 4000I in India
o 1995 - 2001: Product Management and Projects
 Successful projects – Hyundai and Bajaj Auto.
 Steel Turning campaign –Global winner.
 Plan and Implement Parting & Grooving Campaign
 Introduction of modern products
o 2001 - 2005: CoroPak & Product Management
 CIN Specials New Sales Revenue top ranked among markets in India.
 New initiatives for process, some of it later - part of global process.
o 2006 - 2009: Special Product Pricing (SPP) Manager, Asia-Pacific
 Established Design Engineering Software (ACES) in Asia and starting
of Global design pool in India
o 2010 - 2017: Business development, Gear milling & Power generation
 Positive sales development. First orders for hobs globally
 Established solutions at new customers giving new business
o 2018 - Present: Industry Specialist, Automotive

Marlene Burger (Country Manager Southeast Asia at TRUMPF Laser- und Systemtechnik GmbH)

Marlene Burger

Country Manager Southeast Asia at TRUMPF Laser- und Systemtechnik GmbH

TOPIC: CARS – made by laser

TRUMPF employee since 5 years
• Since 01/2018 Country manager Southeast Asia
• 07/2016 – 12/2017 Country manager Japan
• 02/2014 – 06/2016 Project management automotive laser technology Japan and Korea
• 03/2013 – 12/2013 Product management machine tools

Dr. Oliver Massmann (Partner – General Director of Duane Morris Vietnam LLC)

Dr. Oliver Massmann

Partner – General Director of Duane Morris Vietnam LLC

TOPIC: Vietnam’s automotive industry – Government’s policies and opportunities/ challenges for investors

Dr. Oliver Massmann is an International Attorney at Law and a Financial Accountant and Auditor. Dr. Oliver Massmann received his PhD with Major in International Business Law from the European Global School in Paris.
Dr. Oliver Massmann is the General Director of Duane Morris Vietnam LLC and has more than 20 years of experience working as a commercial lawyer in Vietnam and 5 years in Myanmar. Dr. Massmann is registered Arbitrator of the Vietnam International Arbitration Centre (The VIAC). He is the only foreign lawyer in Vietnam who is presenting to the National Assembly of Vietnam in Vietnamese language and teaching International law in Vietnamese language at the Ministry of Justice in Hanoi. Dr. Massmann is Board Member of German Business Association (GBA), Adjunct Professor at the FOREIGN TRADE UNIVERSITY of Vietnam and the only foreign lawyer as Member to the Supervisory Board of PetroVietnam Insurance Corporation, Vietnam's largest industrial insurer.
Dr. Oliver Massmann has been awarded "Leading Lawyer" in Mergers and Acquisitions in Vietnam by LEGAL 500 for the last four years in a row. He practices in the area of corporate international taxation and on power/water projects, matters related to oil and gas companies and telecoms, privatization and equitization, mergers and acquisitions, and general commercial matters for multinational clients in relation to investment and doing business in Vietnam and Myanmar. He is currently working on several investment projects as well as taxation matters and advising the Ministry of Electrical Power on building the power generation infrastructure in Myanmar.

Engineer Dao Phan Long (Vice President – General Secretary at Vietnam Association of Mechanical Industry (VAMI))

Engineer Dao Phan Long

Vice President – General Secretary at Vietnam Association of Mechanical Industry (VAMI)

TOPIC: Overview of manufacturing, assembly and automobile market in Vietnam nowadays

A mechanical engineer with 45 years of experience in the mechanical engineering industry in Vietnam.
Having worked in the Ministry; a Chairman of the Joint Venture Company, and Leader of the Vietnam Association of Mechanical Industry.

Jeffrey Helms , Ph.D. (Global Automotive Sales Director of Celanese Corporation)

Jeffrey Helms , Ph.D.

Global Automotive Sales Director of Celanese Corporation

TOPIC: Plastic Components vs. Metal Components – which option is more feasible for lightweighting heavy duty vehicles

Dr Helms runs Global Automotive OEM Sales as the Engineered Materials Director at Celanese Corporation. During his 20 years of engineering experience working for Ford Motor Company at Advanced Engineering Research Divisions, he acquired vast knowledge in materials science and engineering disciplines covering the complete lifecycle of technology development and implementation.

Guru Mallikarjuna (Managing Director of Bosch Vietnam Co., Ltd.)

Guru Mallikarjuna

Managing Director of Bosch Vietnam Co., Ltd.

TOPIC: Electrification of two wheelers – challenges and chances in Southeast Asia

Member of Member’s Council of Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions Vietnam Co., Ltd

Vice Chairman of ICT Sector Committee, European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (Eurocham)

Mr. Guru Mallikarjuna was appointed the Managing Director of Bosch Vietnam Co., Ltd. since 1 September 2017. He was formerly the Managing Director at Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions Vietnam Co., Ltd. Based in Vietnam (RBVH), Mr. Guru is responsible for making Bosch Vietnam the innovation hub of ASEAN. Under his leadership, RBVH grew from 400 associates to 1600, providing solutions in embedded Software/Hardware, mechanical design/simulation, Business Services for IT and offering IT enabled services (ITES) support to the Bosch Group of companies globally, with a special focus for the region like ASEAN and Japan

Jean-Yves GrandFirst (South East Asia & Japan Commercial Director of Solvay Engineering Plastics)

Jean-Yves GrandFirst

South East Asia & Japan Commercial Director of Solvay Engineering Plastics

TOPIC: Value-Added Engineering Plastic Solutions for Auto and Motorbike Industry

Solvay Engineering Plastics is the world's leading supplier of high-performance polyamide materials with more than 60 years of history. The company focuses on the research and development of high value-added engineering plastics from the upstream intermediate products and polymer production to the downstream. Mr Grand’s over 20 years of experience in working with High Performance Engineered Plastics, makes him one of the leading experts in this matter.

Pimuk Pengpit (Customer Technical Manager Powertrain ASEAN & Catalysts and Filters ASEAN Manager Business Unit Fuel & Exhaust Management at Continental Automotive (Thailand) Co., Ltd.)

Pimuk Pengpit

Customer Technical Manager Powertrain ASEAN & Catalysts and Filters ASEAN Manager Business Unit Fuel & Exhaust Management at Continental Automotive (Thailand) Co., Ltd.

TOPIC: How to meet future legislation in Vietnam with optimized system cost

Pimuk Pengpit is currently a Customer technical manager at Continental Automotive (Thailand), Bangkok office. He received his Bachelor’s degree (M. Eng.) in 2005 from King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Master’s degree of Business Administration in 2013 from Chulalongkorn University. After graduation, he joined Toyota Technical Center Asia-Pacific in both Thailand and Japan as Calibration engineer for seven years with task focusing on Diesel and Alternative fuel (Ethanol, CNG) engine calibration. Since 2012 he joined QBE, an insurance company as Regional claim manager for three years with task of Automotive’s mechanical and electrical failure claim management. His current task is to promote Powertrain technologies from Continental Automotive to ASEAN region. He also serves as the guest speaker for EVs technologies topic in Train the trainer program to support the Royal Thai Government’s EEC(Eastern Economic Corridor) project.

Alex Ward (Partnership Manager at Hinrich Foundation)

Alex Ward

Partnership Manager at Hinrich Foundation

TOPIC: Developing the Next Generation of Leadership

Working directly with universities and company directors, Alex and his team arrange customized programs designed to create talent pipelines to meet the growing needs of businesses for highly skilled manpower for management positions - whether it be a local Vietnamese firm or an FDI-backed MNC. Including a fully sponsored master’s degree, skills trainings and a job opportunity after graduation, those programs provide companies with so much needed leaders.

DANIEL DONI SUNDJOJO (BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER at JATO DYNAMICS)

DANIEL DONI SUNDJOJO

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER at JATO DYNAMICS

TOPIC: Fuel Efficiency in Automotive: Trends and Developments

As Business Development Manager in JATO Dynamics, Leading Global Automotive Business Intelligence Company, Daniel has responsibility to promote JATO in Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, and Philippines. Daniel also had experiences in Toyota, Daihatsu, Isuzu dealership, Component Industry and online platform for Auto Insurance and Auto Loan.

Dr. Huynh Thanh Cong (Vice-Dean, Faculty of Transportation Engineering at Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology)

Dr. Huynh Thanh Cong

Vice-Dean, Faculty of Transportation Engineering at Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology

TOPIC: A study on performance characteristics of small diesel DI engine using the change of injection parameters

Huynh Thanh Cong received Master Degree in Thermal and Energetic from L’Ecole Centrale de Lyon (France, 2003) and Ph.D. Degree in Thermal and Fluid engineering from Sungkyunkwan University (Korea, 2009). In 2016, he has served as an associate professor in internal combustion engines. He is currently served as Vice-dean of Transportation Engineering and Head of Key-lab for internal combustion engine Department of Automotive and IC engine Engineering, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Vietnam National University of Technology. His current interests include internal combustion engines, biofuels/alternative fuels, and emission control.

Kevin Chen (General Manager & Founder of Laser Mechanisms Taiwan Ltd.)

Kevin Chen

General Manager & Founder of Laser Mechanisms Taiwan Ltd.

TOPIC: Fiber Laser with Automotive Processing

Years of working and collaborating with the finest researchers and developers in the laser/optic industries.
Specialized in micro-processing, fiber laser applications and beam delivery system designs.

Hans Kerstens (Director of DEEP C Industrial Zones)

Hans Kerstens

Director of DEEP C Industrial Zones

TOPIC: Haiphong, the Detroit of the North. - Why Haiphong will become Vietnam’s automotive hub

Hans Kerstens studied Master in commercial sciences at EHSAL in Brussels Belgium, with a specialization in finance and risk management.

After graduated, Mr. Kerstens started his career with KatoenNatie, a large Belgium supply chain company. At KatoenNatie he was responsible for starting up new flows and entities. He has experienced in this field in Europe, US and Asia. One of the major achievement was the successful implementation of ISO TS 16949 quality management system.

Mr. Kerstens has been in Asia for more than 5 years now. Whereas he has been working for DEEP C Industrial Zones in Vietnam since early 2016. He is currently working as a director for DEEP C and is closely involved by setting up an automotive city in Haiphong.

Daniel Phạm Minh Đức (Director – Operation and Production of VM Federation Pte., Ltd.,)

Daniel Phạm Minh Đức

Director – Operation and Production of VM Federation Pte., Ltd.,

TOPIC: Vietnam an emerging country - potential for automotive manufacturing?

Daniel Pham started off a career as an R&D engineer for a semiconductor equipment in Singapore. Since 2012 he came back to Vietnam and gone through a various position in Marine, Defence, Industrial sale, Addictive manufacturing equipment sale representatives. And In early 2017, he became a production and development director of VM Federation Pte., Ltd.,

Dr. Thanh-Hai Nguyen (Head, Department of Material Processing Technology, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Viet Nam & CEO at Viet Nam Ultrasonic Equipment Co. LTD.)

Dr. Thanh-Hai Nguyen

Head, Department of Material Processing Technology, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Viet Nam & CEO at Viet Nam Ultrasonic Equipment Co. LTD.

TOPIC: Ultrasonic Plastic Welding in Automotive Industry

Thanh-Hai Nguyen received his Master Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Yeungnam University, South Korea in 2008 and his Ph.D. Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Chonnam National University, South Korea in 2013. He currently works as:
1. Head of the Department of Material Processing Technology, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Vietnam National University of Technology.
2. CEO of Viet Nam Ultrasonic Equipment Co. LTD.
His current researches focus on joining plastic materials based on ultrasonic welding, rotary friction welding, friction stir welding etc.