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Carl Benz Lecture

This year's Carl Benz lecture will take place on November 22th 2018 at 15.45 in the Tulla lecture hall (building 11.40, Englerstraße 11, 76131 Karlsruhe). This year we were able to win Minister Winfried Hermann MdL, Dr. Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG, Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars, and the President of KIT, Prof. Holger Hanselka, as speakers. The Ernst Schoemperlen Prize for outstanding theses will be awarded beforehand.
- Opening
  Prof. Dr. Holger Hanselka
  President of the Karlsruher Institut für Technologie

- Ernst-Schoemperlen-Prize 

- Transforming the automotive industry - more than just changing engines!
  Minister Winfried Hermann MdL
  Minister for Transport of the State of Baden-Württemberg
  Ministry of Transport Baden-Württemberg

- β€žThe car is fully developed - what can still come?β€œ (Carl Benz)
  Daimler and the reinvention of mobility
  Dr. Dieter Zetsche
  Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG & Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars

- Mobility Systems – on the way to Seamless Mobility
  Prof. Dr. Holger Hanselka
  Karlsruher Institut für Technologie

Prof. Dr. Frank Gauterin
Head of the Institute of Vehicle Systems Engineering, KIT
Scientific Speaker of the KIT Center Mobility Systems

Following the event, a small standing reception will be held in the Tulla foyer.
The series of events honours the inventor of the automobile and offers an insight into the technological developments of the 21st century and their effects on the training of engineers. It is under the patronage of Daimler AG. We would like to thank Daimler AG for its financial support.