ELIV – Most significant Industry Meeting for Electronic Experts

The international  VDI Congress ELIV (ELectronics In Vehicles) is THE event for all experts in the field of electrical and electronical car engineering  and integration of mechanical and electronical systems. Decision-makers and specialists representing car manufacturers, component suppliers, service providers and universities have been meeting for more than 30 years to announce innovations, share views and set the course for key decisions of the future.

The congress does not just address the “classic electronic topics“ like vehicle wiring system, control and display concepts, hardware and software but particularly takes account for current issues like Electromobility, Automated Driving, Driver Assistance Systems and Connected Car.

This exchange of views amongst car manufacturers and component suppliers is more and more becoming a must-be-there event to detect innovations, developments and problems at an early stage.  To complement the expert talks, participants can catch up on new products and services at the adjacent exhibition, which is held in parallel to the event, where they can get in contact with more than 120 component suppliers and service providers.

The next ELIV will be held on October 18-19, 2017 in the World Conference Center in Bonn. The Call for Papers will be available from early December 2016. The closure date for submitting your abstract will be at the beginning of March 2017. The final programme will be available for download in mid June 2017. 

Why to take part in the international congress "ELIV"?

This is the most significant networking event of professionals in automotive electronics

Communicate directly with more than 120 exhibitors 

More than 70 specialist lectures and plenary talks

Most important event for electrical, electronical engineering, and systems integration

ELIV defines new trends and establishes the main basis for decision-making 

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ELIV 2017 - marks the beginning of a new Era

Great events cast their shadows before them: Following the ELIV in October 2015, which attracted a record number of participants (more than 1,600 attendees and more than 120 exhibiting companies) and said farewell to Baden-Baden, the International VDI Congress is now heading for new shores. 

For the first time the event will be held in the newly built World Conference Center in Bonn from October 18–19, 2017. In addition to UN Congresses, which are usually hosted there, the ELIV will be another major gathering taking place at that location. 

The venue offers ample space for up to 5,000 participants and clearly provides more room for exhibitors.  It is well connected to road and rail services and is located in the immediate vicinity of Düsseldorf and Köln/Bonn airports as well as the ICE train station Siegburg Bonn, which makes it easy for you to arrive and depart.

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You would like to get in contact with the top-class attendees at this congress and present your products and services to a specialist audience in your market without any coverage waste? Then you should be part of the most important event of its kind as an exhibitor or sponsor. 

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The event will start in:

18.10 - 19.10.2017 Bonn available 1540 €

A limited number of rooms has been reserved for the benefit of the event participants.