PARTSLIFE-Congress 2024


Welcome to the PARTSLIFE Congress

Meeting point for sustainability at the IAM - Once a year, experts from the independent aftermarket sector, from industry to trade, come together to immerse themselves in the world of sustainability at the PartsLife Congress.
In addition to networking at the highest level, the event also includes the presentation of the coveted PARTSLIFE environmental award.

Secure your ticket for 2024

You can look forward to informative and interesting presentations by our VIP speakers that reflect the current issues and trends in our industry. In 2024 in a very special location at the Porsche Experience Center in Leipzig. The event will be framed by the presentation of the PARTSLIFE Environmental Award in the evening at the Moritzbastei.

The presentation of the PARTSLIFE Environmental Award, including a gala dinner, awaits you at the Moritzbastei.

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Schedule & Program

On June 25, 2024, we will head to the breathtaking Porsche Experience Center in Leipzig, where a day full of innovation, exchange and inspiration awaits.
In the evening, we will crown the event with the presentation of the PARTSLIFE Environmental Award.
This year, the gala will take place in a special setting and atmosphere - the impressive Moritz-Bastei.

Shareholder meeting

Forum - Porsche Experience Center Leipzig


Porsche Auditorium - Porsche Experience Center Leipzig

Sustainability Award

Moritzbastei - Kurt-Masur-Platz 1, 04109 Leipzig

Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Shareholder meeting

09:30 - 12:00

Shareholder meeting


11:00 - 13:00


12:00 - 13:00

Welcome snack

13:00 - 13:25

Welcome and outlook PARTSLIFE GmbH 2024
Daniel Grub Managing Director PARTSLIFE GmbH

13:25 - 13:55

Jens Schüler Management Board Schaeffler AG

13:55 - 14:25

will be announced shortly

14:25 - 14:45

Selected aspects of the Packaging EPR in North America and Europe - Obligations & Labeling
Helmut Minor Managing Director envenance GmbH

14:45 - 15:00

Relevant aftermarket legislation in the EU - an outlook
Frank Schlehuber Senior Consultant Market Affairs CLEPA

15:00 - 15:30

Communication break

15:30 - 16:00

Keynote Speech
Jörg Thadeusz

16:00 - 16:30

Michael Boe Vice President & General Manager Global Aftermarket Borg Warner

16:30 - 17:00

A current assessment of the future of the combustion engine - an evaluation of technology and politics
Prof. Dr. sc. techn. Thomas Koch Director of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

17:00 - 17:20

Daniel Weiß Consultant adelphi consult GmbH

17:20 - 17:30

Summary and farewell
Daniel Grub Managing Director PARTSLIFE GmbH

Sustainability Award

19:30 - 19:40

Welcome - Daniel Grub

19:40 - 20:00

Sustainability Award with Claudia Kleinert

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Daniel Grub
Managing Director PARTSLIFE GmbH

With over 25 years of experience in the independent aftermarket and a deep understanding of sustainability issues, he is a proven expert in his field. Thanks to his broad network of IAM players and service companies in the field of sustainability, he has unique insights into the concerns and challenges of the industry.

Top Speaker

Jens Schüler
Management Board Schaeffler AG

Jens Schüler, as Chief Automotive Aftermarket Officer of Schaeffler AG, manages the Schaeffler Group's global Automotive Aftermarket business with great expertise. With many years of experience in the areas of strategy, sales, marketing and digitalization as well as a wealth of international experience, he is a key player in the industry. Jens Schüler regards innovation in the area of sustainability as an indispensable component of successful corporate strategies.

Top Speaker

Frank Schlehuber
Senior Consultant Market Affairs CLEPA

Frank Schlehuber has more than 30 years of experience in the automotive industry. He has held various management positions in the EU, Japan and the USA at Robert Bosch Automotive Aftermarket. As the former head of global sales for the independent aftermarket, he is familiar with the international markets and has experience of the latest trends and challenges in the automotive sector from a market, technology and legislative perspective.

Keynote Speaker

Jörg Thadeusz

Jörg Thadeusz, a renowned German journalist, radio and television presenter and author, is known for his captivating conversations with politicians, thought leaders, celebrities and listeners alike. With his speed, quick wit and charming demeanor, he inspires his audience and leaves a lasting impression.

Top Speaker

Michael Boe Vice President & General Manager Global Aftermarket BorgWarner

Michael Boe, Vice President and General Manager Emissions, Thermal and Turbo Systems Aftermarket at BorgWarner, is an experienced expert in the automotive industry. His key role in the implementation of the "Charging Forward 2027" strategy and his commitment to electromobility make him a leading innovator in the industry. With a strong focus on sustainability and innovation, he is driving the transformation of the company, focusing on the development of new technologies and the promotion of an inclusive corporate culture.

Top Speaker

Prof. Dr. sc. techn. Thomas Koch
Director of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

A current assessment of the future of the combustion engine. An assessment of technology and politics. Prof. Dr. sc. techn. Thomas Koch has been Head of the Institute for Piston Engines at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) since 2013 and is responsible for combustion engine issues in the areas of research, teaching and innovation. Prior to this, Prof. Koch worked for 10 years at Daimler AG in various positions in commercial vehicle engine development. During this time at Daimler AG, Thomas Koch was largely responsible for numerous innovations that form the basis for outstanding product characteristics.

Top Speaker

Helmut Minor
Managing Director envenance GmbH

Extended producer responsibility in packaging is a global issue and covers Europe and North America. The presentation will give a brief insight into current and future developments in North America. The information of the end user is of central importance. The presentation will give a brief overview of current end-of-life labeling in Europe.


Claudia Kleinert

Claudia Kleinert to host the PARTSLIFE Congress again in 2024. Claudia Kleinert has been the best-known TV weather presenter in Germany for over 20 years. Claudia Kleinert has always retained her passion for presenting, even after many years on television and at events.

Top Speaker

Daniel Weiß

He is committed to cooperation between business, politics and civil society, as an ecologically, socially and economically successful economy can only be shaped together. His team combines scientific expertise with application-oriented consulting in order to promote transformation strategies in the economy and in companies through new types of cooperation. An important focus of the Green Economy program is to develop framework conditions for sustainable global supply chains and to support companies on this path. His team also deals with the question of how the structural change in the economy that is necessary to achieve the 1.5 degree target can be shaped in a socially just way.

PARTSLIFE Sustainability Award

Amidst the historic backdrop of the Moritz Bastion, we celebrate the pioneers and visionaries in the field of environmental protection and sustainability.
Enjoy an exquisite buffet, network with industry leaders and celebrate with us into the night.

Registration 2024

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