August 19 – 22, 2024
IEC "Expocentre", Moscow
Conference area


The AGORA conference area brings together specialists and professionals in the field of service stations and garage equipment, analysts and experts in the auto components and spare parts market on its platform.

Over the course of 4 days, a series of master classes, open discussions, reports and presentations by leading industry experts were held.

AGORA 2023 сonference program

11.00 – 11.45
Official opening ceremony of the MIMS Automobility Moscow exhibition

12.00 – 13.30
MIMS Automobility Moscow Plenary Analytical Session
"Spare parts and after-sales service market: what doesn't kill you makes you stronger"

Moderator: Alexey Volostnov, Partner, Machine Building and Technology Practice, Strategy Partners

§ Sergey Udalov, Executive Director, Avtostat AA
Current situation on the car market: fleet structure, spare parts market and changes in car owners' service preferences.
§ Vyacheslav Zhigalov, Vice-President and Executive Director, ROAD Association
Warranty repair terms and new realities of spare parts supply to dealer service centres
§ Anton Shaparin, Vice-President of the National Automobile Union
Counterfeit and grey import, certification of auto parts, issues of product marking. Amendments to technical regulation 018 2011, adaptation of legislation to the present moment of time.
§ Alexander Lunev, general director of LLC “Q CUSTOM SERVICE”
Import of spare parts. Restrictions. Parallel import
§ Alexander Sorokin, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of “AUTOTOR” Holding
Localisation of automotive component base: prospects, opportunities, difficulties
§ Li Feng, General Director of TVK Auto & Machinery, Director of Supply Chain Development
China auto parts market. Export trends and development plans for the Russian market.
§ Vitaly Kravets, General Director, Index Analytical Agency Changes in the aftermarket: availability of goods, price index, consumer behaviour, forecasts.

13.45 – 15.00
FUTURE MOBILITY plenary session
"Where is our car industry headed? That’s not a secret at all."

Partner: Skolkovo Foundation

Moderator: Kirill Zhanaidarov, Director of Transport Department, Skolkovo Foundation.

§ Harry Kashper, Head of the Consolidated Division of the Department of State Energy Policy of the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation
§ Renat Bekishev, Director of Economic Sectors Department, Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation
§ Denis Stadnikov, Head of Automotive Industry Department, Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation
§ Hans-Peter Moser, General Director of MAZ Moskvich JSC
§ Ruslan Shevchenko, Product Sales Director, ATOM brand
§ Iya Gordeeva, Chairman of AETI
Natalia Nikipelova, President of JSC TVEL

15.15 – 17.00
Round table: "Fair competition as a guarantee of successful development of the car service market"


Moderator: Sergey Timofeev, Member of the Board, Chairman of the "OPORA RUSSIA" Commission on auto maintenance.

§ Alexey Berezovsky, Head of the Transport Committee of the Rostov Regional Branch of "OPORA RUSSIA", President of the Union of OTO "Expert".
On the access of independent car service stations to service information from car manufacturers.

§ Sergey Pletnev, Vice-President, Chairman of ROAD Committee on the service market, Director for after-sales service of AVTODOM Group of Companies.
On problems of repairs of foreign car brands in connection with structural changes in the market.

§ Vyacheslav Zhigalov, Vice-President, Executive Director of ROAD.
On transformation of price competition into quality competition.

§ Olga Selezneva, Chairman, RASTO Association
On the formation of state programmes to support the industry as the main instrument for creating conditions for fair competition and development of civilized car services.

§ Sergey Ikryannikov, Deputy Director of the Department of Budget Planning, State Programmes and National Projects of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation.

§ Representative of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation

Who benefits from participating

  • After-sales car service CEO
  • Service station specialists and professionals
  • Garage equipment experts
  • Analysts of the auto components and spare parts market

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