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First meeting of the G7 Ministers of Transport at the IAA Frankfurt
First meeting of the G7 Ministers of Transport at the IAA Frankfurt

Source: Federal Ministry of Transport and digital Infrastructure

Wednesday, 16 September 2015

G7 Ministers and European Commissioners are welcomed

by Mr Alexander Dobrindt,
Federal Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure

Presentation of vehicles demonstrating automated and connected driving technologies
Open to the media
Talks of the G7 Ministers, European Commissioners and representatives from industry on the topic of infrastructure financing
Reception
hosted by Matthias Wissmann,
President of the Association of the German Automobile Industry on the occasion of the 66th IAA International Motor Show

followed by a dinner
with representatives from government, industry and society

Thursday, 17 September 2015

Photo opportunity with Dr Angela Merkel,
Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany
Opening ceremony of the 66th IAA International Motor Show by the Federal Chancellor, Dr Angela Merkel
Start of the tour of the trade fair together with the Federal Chancellor, Dr Angela Merkel
The G7 Transport Ministers and the European Commissioners continue their tour of the trade fair

Talks of the G7 Ministers and European Commissioners

on the topic: Automated and connected driving – mobility of the future

Opening of the New Mobility World
Panel discussion of the G7 Transport Ministers and the European Commissioners with industry representatives

Alexander Dobrindt
Federal Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure, Germany


Akihiro Ohta
Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, Japan


Facilitation: Monika Jones
International Business Journalist, Deutsche Welle

Panel I
Automated and connected driving – a paradigm shift from driver to autopilot

Anthony Foxx
Secretary of Transportation, USA

Violeta Bulc
Commissioner for Transport, European Commission

The Rt. Hon. Patrick McLoughlin
Secretary of State for Transport, UK

Dr Elmar Degenhart
Chairman of the Executive Board, Continental AG

Mitsuhisa Kato
Executive Vice President and Member of the Board of Directors, Toyota Motor Corporation

Panel II
Mobility 4.0 – Intelligent transport through smart data

Günther Oettinger
Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, European Commission


Graziano Delrio
Minister of Infrastructure and Transport, Italy


Alain Vidalies
Minister of State for Transport, Marine Affairs and Fisheries, France


Kurt Sievers
Member of the Executive Management Team and Managing Director, NXP Germany GmbH


Dr Wieland Holfelder
Engineering Director, Google Deutschland GmbH

Live presentation and test ride
Automated and connected driving on the outdoor demonstration area of the New Mobility World
Dinner
hosted by Federal Minister Alexander Dobrindt