CDK Connect 2019
We’re looking forward to you joining us in London for CDK Connect 2019, our exclusive C-Level conference that’s designed to equip leaders in the automotive retail industry with the information they need to navigate the changing times ahead.
Our conference will begin with presentations from leading experts and consultancies on a range of challenges faced by C-level executives in the auto retail industry.
After the presentations, we will be hosting a drinks reception and a private dining experience at Simpsons in the Strand, providing the opportunity to network with both CDK executives and your peers. Following the dinner we will be accommodating our attendees at the Savoy Hotel.
from top industry experts who are adopting and transforming businesses
Discover & Understand
latest automotive insights and techniques that are changing the world
Meet & Greet
with peers to discuss common challenges and share experiences
Think Big & Beyond
challenge your thinking and gather fresh insights to take back and implement within your organisation
Welcome to the first CDK Connect
It is my pleasure to welcome you to London for the first CDK Connect event.
The automotive retail industry is evolving at an exciting rate and the model for how we engage with car buyers and owners is changing rapidly. Our vision of the future is a connected ecosystem that understands the demands of the modern consumer and brings them to life through technological advancement.
I look forward to you joining us as we learn from an exceptional line-up of speakers sharing their insights on a range of topics pertinent to our industry.
Managing Director, CDK Global UK & Ireland
Arrival & Lunch
Welcome & Connecting the Automotive Retail Industry
Neil Packham, CEO CDK Global
The future of automotive sales - a new way for OEMs and dealers to thrive in times of disruption
Johannes Trenka & Michael Wagner, Managing Directors, Accenture
Digital KPIs for the Automotive Retail Industry
Yeswant Abhimanyu, Principal Consultant Automotive: Digital Transformation, Frost & Sullivann
Energising employees and raising productivity
Chris Andrew, Client Partner Director & Alice Launchbury, Client Development Manager, Caburn Hope
Data driven insights into the mindset and motivations of electric car buyers
Rowena Humby, Chief Product Officer, Starcount
Strategies to close the gender gap in the automotive retail industry
Julia Muir, Founder, The UK Automotive 30% Club
The business of winning, handling risk and high performance strategy
Mark Gallagher, Managing Director, Performance Insights
Stuart Miles, Managing Director UK and Ireland, CDK Global
Check-in at The Savoy Hotel and networking
Pre-dinner drinks at Simpsons in the Strand
Drinks and private dining experience at Simpsons in the Strand
Conference - RSA House
8 John Adam St, London WC2N 6EZ
If travelling by London Underground, please alight at Embankment Station. From here, it is a four minute walk. Leave the station via the Villiers Street exit; walk straight up Villiers Street until you see John Adams Street on your right. Walk 160m along John Adams Street and you will arrive at RSA House, located on the left hand side.
If travelling by taxi, please find the address below:
8 John Adam St
If travelling by car, there are a number of pay and display car parks located nearby.
Pre-dinner drinks will be served at Simpsons on the Strand from 1830, followed by a private dining experience
If requested, our conference guests will be accommodated at The Savoy Hotel. Please check in to the hotel after the conference ends at 1700.