auto:CODE 2018: Beyond the hype

The first edition of auto:CODE was unanimously characterised as a successful conference. More than 100 registered attendees gathered in Berlin to define the Dev in the automotive industry across the 3 event days filled with case studies, networking sessions, interactive roundtables and keynotes.

With case studies on DevOps, cultural change, CI/CD, automation and testing, Cloud, microservices and more, attendees gained deeper business and technical understandings of DevOps.

Defining the Dev in the Automotive Industry in 2019
auto:CODE will be back in Berlin on November 21 – 22, 2019. Be part of Europe’s only event on DevOps in the automotive industry.

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Trends, Ideas, Solutions
These have been the Key Topics in 2018!

Achieving scalability in the automotive industry through containerised architecture and virtualisation

Car connectivity enhanced through microservices, modularization and tool integration

CI/CD in embedded systems and driver assistance systems

HMI and Infotainment and ADAS and functional safety

Automated testing: Increasing the speed of delivery

Achieving highly scalable backends through Continuous Delivery and cloud technologies

Development of data-driven solutions through DevOps

auto:CODE 2018 in Numbers

Registered Attendees
Decision Makers
Speakers & Moderators
Cutting Edge Case Studies


…not Sponsors! Our Business Partners in 2018 – A strong community!

Do you want to become a partner or do you want to exhibit in 2019? Contact us - we will be happy to advise you on your tailor-made package at auto:CODE 2019!

The auto:CODE highlights 2018

Assessing the impact of continuous testing and automation in the automotive industry
Peter Thorngern
Vehicle Engineering Technology Specialist EE System Verification / Integration | Volvo Group
Peter Thorngren
Testing as a service – a scalable approach for individual testing demands
Alexander Poth
IT Architecture & Technology - Test and Quality Assurance | Volkswagen AG
Alexander Poth
Agile enterprise architecture management – bullshit or blessing? 
Ina Roth
Enterprise Architect | BMW Group
Ina Roth
Managing system integration along the development cycle with model based development 
Antonello Ceravola
Principal Scientist | Honda
Antonello Ceravola
Best practices for sustainable DevOps and CI/CD embedded systems 
Markus Hammori
Manager Instrument Cluster Software | Mercedes-Benz
Markus Hammori

Trendsetters - Visionaries - Movers and Shakers
The Panel in 2018

I would like to congratulate you on the very successful event in Berlin. In my opinion, it was an outstanding success in every way
It was great to meet with many people from different companies in the automotive industry, sharing the vision and discussing solutions for current challenges. Joining the journey everybody is experiencing
Preh Car Connect
Great overview of the challenges and good ideas on how to address them
The MathWorks
Nice networking possibilities and interesting presentations
It was very much fascinating event where I experienced many bi-lateral information exchanges
Hino Motors
A great opportunity to meet interesting and inspired people working on the same thing: Transformation!
Great opportunity to exchange experience with other peers and this on specific topics
Daimler TSS

Our Attendees - With more than 100 registered participants auto:CODE was a complete success. Selected companies were among others:

Enterprise Architect

Technical Development Project Manager

Team Leader Architecture

Head of Technology

Head of DevOps and Autonomous Driving

Head – Automotive Europe

Product Owner

Head of Systems Engineering, Infotainment

Director Digital Connected Car Europe

IT Quality Management & Governance

DevOps Manager

Release Engineering Services Manager

We caught up with a few speakers at the event...

auto:CODE attendee profiles and event statistics

Industry Split

Automotive OEM
Automotive OEM: 38%
Automotive Supplier
Automotive Supplier: 25%
Automotive Tier 1
Automotive Tier 1: 23%
Software Provider
Software Provider : 22%
Technology : 14%
Other : 10%

Geographical Split

Germany: 58%
UK: 10%
Scandinavia: 8%
Rest of Europe
Rest of Europe: 19%
USA: 5%
Rest of World
Rest of World : 2%

The Community

Leader / Head of / Director
Leader / Head of / Director : 33%
Manager / Senior Manager
Manager / Senior Manager: 29%
CEO / CXO / Managing Director
CEO / CXO / Managing Director: 9%
VP: 5%

Why is the networking experience at auto:CODE unique?

We know that networking, inspiration, knowledge sharing and this “little detail I didn’t know before” are the main reasons for attending auto:CODE. To ensure the best networking experience, we’ve developed several sessions tailored to your needs and industry – we call it the Multi-Touchpoint Concept!

Icebreaker Session

Round tables on the evening before the first conference day. The Icebreaker is a first informal networking.

World Café Session

Be part of several thematic conversation rounds with changing topics and team constellations.

Matchfinder! Powered by AI

we.CONECT’s unique Event App & Matchfinder – Use our unique matching platform to make new connections, arrange meetings and find tailored solutions to your needs. Search – Find – Match – Connect

Networking Dinner

Wind down, enjoy great food and drink in a relaxed atmosphere to absorb all the new stimulations from the day.

Say Hello

Get the show on the road. Discover who is joining the conference and why. To warm you up for the conference we invite you to get to know your conference peers. Have your business cards ready.

Keynotes & Best Practices

Selected presentations by high-level speakers, visionaries and renowned experts.

Case Studies

Selected brand new case studies from the industry offering insights into strategic approaches, project planning and operative realisation. Learn from the most successful practices and use these real business results for benchmarking with the competition.

Challenge Your Peers

Parallel round table discussions offer the delegates the possibility to talk about their own challenges.

Meet! auto:CODE

Discover who else is participating at auto:CODE. Our unique Polaroid Picture Wall will help you identify who you want to meet at the conference.

Primary Media Partner

Code Café will share stories and use cases of the benefits of a DevOps approach and how companies have seen that it outweighs any potential difficulties in aligning the two transparency-limited siloes. Talks and articles will offer insights on how DevOps delivers systems to the business faster and reduces risk of production changes through automated non-functional testing and shorter development iterations. Join our Code Café to get the latest insights into fast delivery!


Media Partner Community

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We look forward to welcoming you again in 2019.

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