2013 CAR Management Briefing Seminars

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This resource contains presentations from the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) 2013 Management Briefing Seminars held August 5-8, 2013. With over 900 attendees from industry, government, media, and academia, the event featured outstanding presentations from industry thought leaders as well as various networking and social events. Using CAR research as a foundation, these seminars revolved around global manufacturing strategies, lightweighting, connected vehicles, powertrain developments, sales forecasting, purchasing, policy, designing for technology, and capital investment.

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This resource contains presentations from the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) 2013 Management Briefing Seminars held August 5-8, 2013. With over 900 attendees from industry, government, media, and academia, the event featured outstanding presentations from industry thought leaders as well as various networking and social events. Using CAR research as a foundation, these seminars revolved around global manufacturing strategies, lightweighting, connected vehicles, powertrain developments, sales forecasting, purchasing, policy, designing for technology, and capital investment. Listed below are the speakers from the event who contributed presentations and the title of their presentation:

  • Daniel Ammann, Vice President and CFO, General Motors
    • [no title]

  • Dave Andrea, Senior Vice President, Original Equipment Suppliers Association
    • "Maintaining Industry Discipline while Leveraging Public-Partnerships"

  • Mitch Bainwol, President & CEO, Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers
    • "Innovate or Mandate: The Road to Self-Driving Vehicles"

  • Chris Baker, Director, Motor Sports, Michelin North America
    • "Michelin North America Motorsports"

  • Dr. Jay Baron, President & CEO, Center for Automotive Research
    • "Global Manufacturing Strategies"

  • Kelly Biers, Vice President, Global Programs & Purchasing Operations, Ford Motor Company
    • "Efficiency in Products and Processes: ZF's Philosophy of Reducing to Make Gains"

  • Ralph Blessing, Executive Vice President, Strategic Innovation, GfK Consumer Experiences North America
    • "Designing for Technology (and the Consumer)"

  • Dr. Chris Borroni-Bird, Vice President, Strategic Development, Qualcomm Technologies Inc.
    • Enabling Connected and Electric Vehicles

  • Gregory Burkart, Managing Director, Specialty Tax, and Practice Leader, Site Selection & Business Incentive Advisory Services, Duff & Phelps, LLC
    • "Significant Savings - Public Private Partnerships"

  • Jacqui Dedo, Chief Strategy Officer, Dana Holding Corporation
    • "Near- and Long-Term Implications for the Automotive Supply Base"
       
  • Dr. Theodore G. Duclos, Vice President and General Manager, Global Fluid Power Division, Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies
    • "Sustaining the Enterprise"

  • Michael Finney, President & CEO, Michigan Economic Development Corporation 
    • "Creating More and Better Jobs"

  • Frank Fischer, CEO & Chairman, VW Plant Chattanooga, Volkswagen of America
    • "Global Manufacturing Strategies — Volkswagen Plant Chattanooga"

  • Scott D. Gallett, Vice President, Marketing, Public Relations, Government Affairs, Internal Communications, BorgWarner Inc.
    • "Racing — Exciting & Valuable"

  • Dr. Bjorn Giesler,  Project Lead, Development of Piloted Driving, Audi AG
    • "Opportunities and Challenges on the Route to Piloted Driving"

  • Roy Goudy, Senior Principal Engineer, Nissan Technical Center North America
    • "Perspectives on the Future of Connected Vehicle Technology"

  • Christopher Grundler, Director, Office of Transportation and Air Quality, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
    • "Policy and Regulatory Outlook"

  • Ramzi Y. Hermiz, President & CEO, Shiloh Industries, Inc.
    • [no title]

  • Frank Hirschenberger, Senior Director, Product Innovation, Agero
    • "Converging Roads to Revolutionizing Connectivity"

  • Mike Jackson, Director, North America, Vehicle Production Forecasting & Analysis, IHS Automotive
    • "Racing to Gain Advantage: Outlook for North America in a Global Context"

  • Dr. Martin Jung, Senior Vice President, Research Structural Materials, BASF SE
    • "One Pathway to Lightweight Composite Cars"

  • James A. Keller, Vice President, Auto Development Strategy, Honda R&D Americas, Inc.
    • "WEIGHT DOWN... VALUE UP... and THE NEW MDX"

  • Scott Keogh, President, Audi of America
    • "Buisness at Speed"

  • Swamy Kotagiri, Executive Vice President, Corporate Engineering and R&D, Magna International Inc.
    • [no title]

  • Staci Kroon, President, Automotive, North America Division, Eaton
    • "Changing Dynamics for Tier 1 Suppliers"

  • Scott G. Kunselman, Senior Vice President, Purchasing and Supplier Quality, Chrysler Group LLC
    • "Chrysler Today: New Approaches"

  • Philip Lauri, Creative Director, Detroit Lives!
    • [no title]

  • Philip Martens, President & CEO, Novelis, Inc.
    • "Aluminum Driving Change in the Automotive Industry"

  • Dr. Sean McAlinden, Executive Vice President of Research and Chief Economist, Center for Automotive Research
    • "Now that Sales are Back (Sorta...)?"

  • Itay Michaeli, Director, U.S. Autos & Auto Parts, Citi Investment Research & Analysis
    • "U.S. Autos & Auto Parts: Looking Past Illusions to Find the Good, Bad & the Opportunities"

  • Dr. G. Mustafa Mohatarem, Chief Economist, General Motors
    • "IS THIS TIME DIFFERENT? U.S. Auto Industry Outlook"

  • Mike Omotoso, Senior Manager, Global Powertrain Forecasting, LMC Automotive
    • "Future Light Vehicle Powertrain Trends: One Problem, Many Solutions"

  • Craig Parsons, President, Automotive, The NanoSteel Company
    • "Vehicle Light-Weighting Assessment of NanoSteel’s AHSS"

  • Steven E. Patton, Partner and Principal, Advisory Services, and Leader, Global Automotive Advisory Sector, Ernst & Young LLP
    • "Purchasing today: an EY perspective"

  • Anthony Pratt, Director, Forecasting, The Americas, Polk
    • "Perception vs. Reality: Analysis of U.S. Automotive Registration Trends"

       
  • Mike Regiec, Manufacturing Chief, Body Manufacturing Engineering, General Motors
    • "VEHICLE LIGHTWEIGHTING: Manufacturing Impact"

  • Dr. Mitchell Rohde, Co-Founder & CEO, Quantum Signal
    • "Driverless cars and How to (Potentially) Scale the “Autonomy Wall”"  

  • Samir Salman, CEO, NAFTA Region, Continental North America
    • "The Road to Automated Driving"

  • Dr. James Sayer, Research Scientist & Head, Human Factors Group, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute
    • "Connected Vehicle Safety Pilot Model Deployment"  

  • Ralf-Peter Schaefer, Vice President, Traffic Product Unit & Fellow, TomTom, Inc.
    • "TOMTOM CONNECTED NAVIGATION SYSTEM: The Designing for Technology (and the Consumer) Forum"  

  • Dr. Jan Spies, Head, Factory Planning, Volkswagen AG
    • "THINK BLUE. FACTORY.: Energy and Environmental Design"

  • Kirk T. Steudle, P.E., Director, Michigan Department of Transportation
    • "Automated Vehicles from MDOT's Perspective"

  • John Waraniak, Vice President, Vehicle Technology, Specialty Equipment Market Association
    • "PURPOSE BEYOND REASON"

  • Dr. Mark White, Chief Engineer, Body Complete Business Unit, Body Engineering, Product Development, Jaguar
    • "Developments in the Application of Light Alloys in the Automotive Industry: How to make large Premium SUV’s lighter to reduce CO2"

  • Paul M. Williamsen, National Manager, Strategic Educational Support, Lexus International
    • "LEXUS DESIGN AMAZING 2013"

  • Scott Winchip, Regional President, North America, Chassis Systems Control, Robert Bosch LLC
    • "Innovate or Mandate: The Road to Self-Driving Vehicles"

  • Tim Yerdon, Global Director of Innovation and Design, Visteon Corporation
    • "Designing for Technology (and the Consumer)"
Classification:
Advanced Combustion Engine Technology
Alternative Fuels and Lubricants
Connected and Automated Vehicles
Energy Policy
Energy Storage and Battery Technology
Grid Interface (Power and Communications)
HEV/EV System Technologies (HEV, EV, and Plug-in HEV)
Integration, Networking, and Communications
Materials Lightweighting
Product Lifecycle:
Pre-production: Research, Design, Development, Testing, and Tooling
Production: Manufacturing, Assembly, and Operations
Post-production: Service, Reuse, and Recycling
Resource Type:
Conference Material
Presentation
Professional Development
Paper/Report
Institution:
Center for Automotive Research (CAR)
Author & Title:
Over 40 representatives from government, industry, and education.
Date Developed:
Monday, August 05, 2013
Keywords:
Advanced Vehicle Technologies,CAR,Competition,Design,Industry,Manufacturing,Strategy
Education Level:
Undergrad Students (13-14)
Undergrad Students (15-16)
Audience:
Educators
Industry Professionals/Practitioners
Researcher

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