Auto Summit: Will The Recovery Last

2013-10-17 07:30:00 2013-10-17 11:30:00 America/Detroit Auto Summit: Will The Recovery Last Auto Summit: Will The Recovery Last
07:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Lawrence Technological University
21000 West 10 Mile Rd. | Southfield, MI 48075
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Registration & Networking: 7:30 am 
Panel Discussions / Q & A: 8 – 12:15 pm

Admission is $30 per person.   Click here to register!

WWJ Newsradio 950 presents the Auto Summit: Will The Recovery Last.  This event will bring together key automotive decision makers, industry experts, suppliers and partners to learn, discuss and review the latest advancements and the future outlook of all things automotive!

8:00am-8:45am                   Auto Industry / Forecasting & Marketing – This panel discussion will take a look at the current industry – can we expect a return to the days of 17 million vehicles….what are some of the ways the car companies are marketing their products.

Panel to include*:
Michael Robinet, Managing Director, IHS Automotive
Jeff Schuster, Director of Global Forecasting,  LMC Automotive

9:00am-9:45am                 Fuel Economy/Lightweight Engineering - This panel will discuss the fuel efficiency standard goals, and how the manufacturers and suppliers are working to achieve goals.

Panel to include*:
Thomas Apostolos,  President, Ricardo Incorporated
Chuck Evans, Corporate Vice President, Henkel Corporation, Adhesive Technologies
Andrew Smart, Director of Society Programs & Industry Relations, SAE International

10:00am-10:45am              Challenges in Manufacturing - This  panel will discuss how the auto manufacturers are dealing with data, manufacturing challenges, and more

Panel to include*:
Chris Jones, CEO & President, ACTIFY
Dave Lalain, Vice President,Commercial Development, Auto Industry Action Group

10:45am-11:15am              Outlook and final thoughts with Mike Omotoso.    
Mike Omotoso, Senior Manager, Global Powertrain for LMC Automotive will be speaking about “How Green is our Future?” looking at what we’ll see in the future in terms of gasoline engines, diesels, electrics, hybrids, and more!                               

Check back regularly for updates and more information!

WWJ Newsradio 950′s Auto Summit is sponsored by Actify, Henkel Corporation, Plante Moran, Ricardo, SAE International, Steel Market Development Institute and Strategic Staffing Solutions.

*panelist subject to change.


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