CDK Connect 2019 CDK Connect 2019

16th October 2019, 12:00-17:00
RSA House, 8 John Adam St, London WC2N 6EZ

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

Event Schedule

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

Event close

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:

RSA House
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.