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FEAL: the meeting place for automotive professionals

16 Jan 2020 | Front page, Mobility, A region on the move

The unmissable event for the international automotive industry returns in November 2020. But what actually is FEAL?

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The Forum Automobile Européen de Lille (FEAL): The future of automotive in Europe

Every other year since 2013, ARIA (the Regional Association of Automobile Industrialists) organises an event with an international dimension: FEAL. The event features automotive experts like Didier Leroy, then Executive Vice President and Chief Competitive Officer for Toyota Motor Corporation (First forum), taking part in conferences and workshops. With one aim: to anticipate changes in the industry.

This high-class event (attended by around 300 people) raises the profile of the Hauts-de-France region internationally. It provides an opportunity for all those involved in the sector to meet in the same place:

  • manufacturers
  • subcontractors
  • startups,
  • clusters,
  • institutions,
  • associations,
  • research centres

Don’t miss the next FEAL forum which takes place on June 17-18 2020 > In these exceptional circumstances related to the coronavirus, the FEAL is postpone to November 25-26 2020.

To find out more, read our article on the 2018 forum

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