Logo November 22 – 23, 2021, Maritim proArte Berlin

auto:CODE Europe 2019: From Vehicle Manufacturing to a Technology-First Enterprise

The second edition of auto:CODE Europe was unanimously characterised as a successful conference. More than 150 registered attendees gathered in Berlin to define the Dev in the automotive industry across the 2,5 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 30  – December 01, 2020. Be part of Europe’s only event on DevOps in the automotive industry.

Save the Date for 2020 - And Register Now!

Trends, Ideas, Solutions
These have been the Key Topics in 2019!

Embrace the cultural change that the introduction of the connected car has triggered within software development

Optimise the implementation of connected vehicle services on public cloud infrastructure such as AWS by the use of DevOps

Compliance with ISO 26262 and remain competitive at the same time

Automation of a manufacturer‘s Tool Qualification Process through the implementation of DevOps

Empowerment of product owner and ensure an effective transformational leadership

Transition from a monolithic architecture to a microservices ecosystem

Upgrade legacy systems into powerful, cloud-based applications

Increase the engagement of middle management teams on agile matters

Minimise risk at the time of migrating their delivery pipelines into the cloud

Absorb driver feedback loops in real time

auto:CODE Europe 2019 in Numbers

Registered Attendees
Decision Makers
Speakers & Moderators
Cutting Edge Case Studies


…not Sponsors! Our Business Partners in 2019 – A strong community!

Do you want to become a partner or do you want to exhibit in 2020? Contact us - we will be happy to advise you on your tailor-made package at auto:CODE!

The auto:CODE Europe highlights 2019

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 2019

High level, automotive oriented and well organized event.
The interesting talks and interactive sessions gave me new ideas and strengthend some of mine while giving me confidence on executing my current project’s goals.
Elektrobit Automotive
Great place to learn from experience of others and network.
Bury Technologies
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 150 registered participants auto:CODE Europe was a complete success. Selected companies were among others:

Product Owner DevOps Excellence

IT Project Manager & Product Owner

Vehicle Engineering Technology Specialist EE System Verification / Integration

Head of Technology

DevOps Manager & Cloud Architect

Manager Factory Controls and Analytics


Director Connectivity Strategy & Product

Directior IT-Audit

CTO Automotive Solutions EMEIA

Software Developer

Software Engineer

Director Engineering Software & Infrastructure
for Automated Driving

Impressions of the auto:CODE Europe 2019

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auto:CODE Europe attendee profiles and event statistics

Industry Split

Automotive OEM
Automotive OEM: 39%
Automotive Tier 1
Automotive Tier 1: 17%
Technology: 14%
Automotive Supplier
Automotive Supplier: 12%
Consulting: 10%
Other: 8%

Geographical Split

Germany: 64%
Nordic Countries
Nordic Countries: 11%
USA: 6%
UK: 5%
Rest of the world
Rest of the world: 14%

The Community

Manager / Senior Manager
Manager / Senior Manager: 70%
Leader / Head of / Director
Leader / Head of / Director : 24%
CEO / CXO / Managing Director
CEO / CXO / Managing Director: 6%

Why is the networking experience at auto:CODE Europe 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!



Top speakers, trendsetters, evangelists and experts in the field share their personal experience.


World Café Session

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


Challenge your Peers

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

100 Minutes

Pre-qualified One2One Meetings with matched partners and from delegate to delegate. Use the Business Maatchmaking function in your Event App “hubs101” in advance to arrange your meetings.


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

Meet! auto:code

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


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.



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


Networking Dinner

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


Breakfast Club

Start the conference with coffee and… NETWORKING! Join the we.CONECT Breakfast Club – an exclusive area in your hotel – and get into a conversation with other delegates already while having your first coffee.


I’m DevOps

In a live session, suppliers of systems and solutions present their tools, innovative systems and applications in order to demonstrate future technologies, applications and their functions in the field of automation, culture change and Continuous Delivery

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

Join us at auto:CODE Europe 2020!


Book your conference ticket now.

We look forward to welcoming you again in 2020.