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A WWJ Newsradio 950 Auto Summit, 10/17/13

CBS Radio Detroit

Thursday, October 17, 2013 from 7:30 AM to 11:30 AM (EDT)

A WWJ Newsradio 950 Auto Summit, 10/17/13

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Registration & Networking: 7:30 am 
Panel Discussions / Q & A: 8 - 11:15 am


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
Chuck Evans, Corporate Vice President, Henkel Corporation, Adhesive Technologies
Andrew Smart, Director of Society Programs & Industry Relations, SAE International
Blake Zuidema, Director – Automotive Product Applications ArcelorMittal USA


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
Ron Harbour, Senior Partner, Global Automotive Manufacturing, Oliver Wyman

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!                               


Admission is $30 per person and includes breakfast and panel discussion

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






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When & Where

Lawrence Technological University- ULTC Auditorium
21000 West 10 Mile Road
Southfield, MI 48075

Thursday, October 17, 2013 from 7:30 AM to 11:30 AM (EDT)

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