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EARPA Autumn Meeting 2024

30 September – 1 October 2024


EARPA’s Autumn Meeting 2024 will be taking place on 30 September – 1 October 2024 at the Double Tree by Hilton Brussels City.

Attending the EARPA Autumn Meeting 2024 is the perfect opportunity to reconnect with EARPA Members and other relevant stakeholders in the automotive sector.  

Why attend?

  • EARPA Members can participate in Foresight Group and Collaborative Research Group (CRG) Sessions on 30 September 2024.
  • Enjoy a Networking Reception on the 30 September 2024 with EARPA Members and relevant stakeholders from the automotive sector.
  • Establish and maintain meaningful connections with professionals from the European road mobility and automotive sector.
  • Get insights into topics such as European Research Funding Programmes, Artificial Intelligence, Software Defined Vehicles, Circular Economy and Success Stories from European Projects at the Plenary Sessions on 1 October 2024.

See the preliminary draft agenda below. To view the detailed PDF Preliminary Agenda, click here.

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Preliminary agenda:

            Day 1: Monday: 30 September 2024

09:30 - 10:00

Welcome coffee

10:00 - 12:00
Foresight Group

(EARPA Members only)

Connectivity Automation Safety (CAS)

Collaboration and Project Management (CPM)

Integrated Product and Process Development (IPPD)

12:00 - 13:30


13:30 - 14:30

(EARPA Members only)

Zero Emission Road Transport (ZERT)+ Renewable Energy (RES) + Impact of transport on environment and human health (THE)

Batteries (BAT)

14:30 - 15:00

Coffee Break

15:00 - 17:00
Foresight Groups

(EARPA Members only)

Mobility for People and Goods (MPG)

Powertrains and Energy Systems (PES)

17:00 - 17:30

Coffee Break/Meet the Speakers

17:30 - 18:30

(EARPA Members only)

Connected Cooperative Automated Mobility (CCAM) + Safety (SAFE) + Multimodal and Sustainable Transport Systems for passengers and goods (MSTS)

Made in Europe (MiE)

19:00 - 21:30

Networking Reception
(Open to all, EARPA Members and other stakeholders from the sector)


Tuesday: 1 October 2024
(Keynote & Plenary sessions open to EARPA Members & other stakeholders from the sector)

08:00 - 08:15

Welcome coffee

08:15 - 09:30

General Assembly (EARPA Member Representatives Only)

09:30 - 10:00

Welcome coffee (Open to all)

10:00: 11:00

Keynote speeches - (Open to all)
Moderated by Michele De Gennaro, EARPA President

  • Jane Amilhat, European Commission: Updates from the European Commission and the Work Programmes, 
  • Gaetano De Paola, IFPEN: MAGELLAN Project: Circular economy throughout the road transport system

11:00 - 11:30

Coffee Break (Open to all)

11:30 - 12:30

Adoption of AI and Software Defined Vehicles (Open to all)
Moderated by Horst Pfluegl, EARPA Vice-President

  • FEDERATE: Vision & Road map + BBs 
  • OSS & business models 
  • Panel discussion with will follow

12:30 - 13:30


13:30 - 14:30

Plenary session (Open to all)

  • Success Stories: European Projects and Personal Experiences

14:30 - 14:45

Plenary Wrap up and close (Open to all)

14:45 - 15:00

Coffee Break

15:00 - 16:00

Extended Board Meeting




To see photos from our previous events, click here.

Accomodation Options:
DoubleTree by Hilton Brussels City, Rue Gineste 3, 1210 Bruxelles
We’ve organised preferential rates if you would like to stay the Double Tree hotel, book here to reserve your room at a reduced price. Room rates are from 205 EUR per night.

Thon Hotel Brussels City Centre:
This hotel is a 4 minute walk from the Double Tree Hotel where the event will take place. Room rates are from 124 – 133 EUR per night. Book here or to learn more.

For any questions, please contact


Start: 30 September 2024
End: 1 October 2024

DoubleTree by Hilton Brussels City, Rue Gineste, Brussels, Belgium

Rue Gineste 3
1210 Brussels

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