2015 CAR Management Briefing Seminars

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This resource contains presentations from the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) 2015 Management Briefing Seminars held August 3-6, 2015. With 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 the most important issues facing the automotive industry today: manufacturing, powertrain, sales forecasting, connected and automated vehicles, purchasing, talent, and supply chain.

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This resource contains presentations from the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) 2015 Management Briefing Seminars held August 3-6, 2015. With 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 the most important issues facing the automotive industry today: manufacturing, powertrain, sales forecasting, connected and automated vehicles, purchasing, talent, and supply chain. Presenters included:

  •  Dr Alberto Ayala, Deputy Executive Officer, California Air Resources Board
  • Jeevak Badve, Vice President, Strategic Growth, Sundberg-Ferar Inc
  • Mitch Bainwol, President and CEO, Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers
  • Dr Jay Baron, President and CEO, Center for Automotive Research
  • Margaret Baxter, Senior Vice President, Operations, OESA
  • John Bozzella, President and CEO, Global Automakers
  • Jeff Bracken, Group Vice President and General Manager, Lexus Division, Toyota Motor Sales USA Inc
  • Laurent Bresson, President, Chief Operating Officer, Nexteer Automotive
  • Valerie Sathe Brugeman, Senior Project Manager, Transportation Systems Analysis, Center for Automotive Research
  • Joe Carlier, Senior Vice President of Sales, Penske Logistics
  •  Praveen Chandrasekar, Consulting Director, Frost & Sullivan
  • Dr. David E. Cole, Chairman Emeritus, Center for Automotive Research
  • Alfons Dintner, Chief Executive Officer, Audi Mexico
  • Dr Matthias Erb, Executive Vice President, Engineering and Planning, Volkswagen Group of America
  • Gregory Fata, Automotive Technical Manager, Alcoa Inc
  • Thomas A Finelli, Vice President - Purchasing and Supplier Quality, FCA North America
  • Justin Fishkin, Chief Strategy Officer, Local Motors
  • Pamela Fletcher, Executive Chief Engineer, Electrified Vehicles, General Motors
  • Nigel Francis, Vice President, Electrification Systems, AAM
  • Daniel Green, Director, Trade Facilitation Office, Embassy of the United States, Beijing, China
  • Christopher Grundler, Director of the Office of Transportation and Air Quality, US Environmental Protection Agency
  • Charles Gulash, Senior Executive Engineer, Toyota Technical Center, Toyota Motor Engineering and Manufacturing, North America, Inc
  • Dr Jody Hall, Vice President, Automotive Market, Steel Market Development Institute
  • Jim Holland, Vice President, Vehicle Component and Systems Engineering, Ford Motor Company
  • Dr Qiang Hong, Senior Research Scientist, Transportation Systems Analysis, Center for Automotive Research
  • Yonghe Huang, Chief Engineer of Auto Technical Information Research Institute, Director of Automotive Policy Research Center, China Automotive Technology and Research Center
  • Paul M Karon, President, Entrada Group
  • Kevin T Kerrigan, Senior Vice President, Automotive Office and the Senior Automotive Adviser to the State of Michigan, Michigan Economic Development Corporation
  • Steven Kiefer, Vice President, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain, General Motors
  • Swamy Kotagiri, Chief Technology Officer, Magna International Inc
  • Rod Lache, Managing Director, Deutsche Bank
  • Steffen Linkenbach, Director, Systems & Technology, Chassis & Safety Division, Continental North America
  • Yao Lu, Senior Business Analyst, State Information Center, China
  • Matthew Marks, Automotive Chairman, American Chemistry Council
  • Fumiaki Matsumoto, Executive Vice President, Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management, Nissan Motor Co Ltd
  • Dr Sean McAlinden, Executive Vice President of Research and Chief Economist, Center for Automotive Research
  • Forrest McConnell, President, McConnell Honda/Acura and NADA Immediate-Past Chairman
  • John McElroy, Host, Autoline/WWJ
  • Dr G Mustafa Mohatarem, Chief Economist, General Motors
  • Juan Manuel Solana Morales, Consul of Mexico, Mexican Consulate in Detroit
  • Brian Murray, Director of Global Safety and Security Excellence, ZF-TRW Active and Passive Safety Systems
  • Diarmuid O'Connell, Vice President, Business Development, Tesla Motors
  • Dietmar Ostermann, Partner, Automotive Advisory, PwC
  • Camilo Pardo, Pardo Designs
  • Douglas E. Patton, Executive Vice President, Engineering Division and Chief Technical Officer, DENSO International America Inc
  • Eric Petersen, Vice President, Research and Innovation, AK Steel
  • Patrick Powell, Director, Engineering, DENSO International America, Inc
  • Michael Robinet, Managing Director, IHS Automotive
  • Florian Schek, Head of Lightweight Design and Vehicle Weight, BMW
  • Greg Schroeder, Assistant Director and Senior Research Engineer, Manufacturing, Engineering & Technology, Center for Automotive Research
  • Jeff Schuster, Senior Vice President, LMC Automotive
  • Matthew J. Simoncini, President, Chief Executive Officer and Director, Lear Corporation
  • Dr Manfred Sindel, Quality Manager, Audi AG
  • Brett Smith, Co-Director, CAR Management Briefing Seminars, Center for Automotive Research
  • William Smith, Executive Director, Government Affairs and Community Relations, AAM
  • Governor Rick Snyder, State of Michigan
  • Joerg Sommer, Vice President of Product Marketing and Strategy, Volkswagen of America, Inc
  • Kirk Steudle, Director, Michigan Department of Transportation
  • Bernard Swiecki, Senior Project Manager, Economic Development Strategies, Center for Automotive Research
  • Steven Szakaly, Chief Economist, National Automobile Dealers Association
  • David Thomas, Director, US Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center's (TARDEC's) National Automotive Center (NAC)
  • Jeff Tomko, President, Honda Manufacturing of Alabama LLC
  • Elizabeth Umberson, Vice President, Head of Materials Management, ZF North America
  • Richard Wallace, Director, Transportation Systems Analysis, Center for Automotive Research
  • David Wang, Vice President and Deputy General Manager, Americas, Yanfeng Global Automotive Interiors
  • John Waraniak, Vice President, Vehicle Technology, Specialty Equipment Market Association
  • Justin Ward, General Manager, Powertrain System Control Department, Toyota Technical Center, Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing, North America, Inc
  • Dan Ward, Co-Founder, Detroit Labs
  • Thomas C. Webb, Chief Economist, Cox Automotive
  • Kregg Wiggins, Senior Vice President, Powertrain Division, Continental North America
  • Jeff Williams, Vice President, Enterprise Operations and Engineering, Johnson Controls
  • Robert Young, Vice President, Purchasing, Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing NA Inc

In addition there is a video (listed below), Using Brainpower to Grow Auto's Next Generation - CAR MBS 2015 , where you can view Rick Snyder, Governor of Michigan, talk with John McElroy, past CAAT Conference presenter and host of Autoline Daily and Autoline this Week, about how his administration is helping the auto industry foster the next generation of talent by illustrating the high level of skill that goes into manufacturing a car. Governor Snyder discusses Michigan's new "We run on brainpower" campaign to grow auto's next generation of talent. 

 

Classification:
Connected and Automated Vehicles
HEV/EV System Technologies (HEV, EV, and Plug-in HEV)
Materials Lightweighting
Product Lifecycle:
Production: Manufacturing, Assembly, and Operations
Post-production: Service, Reuse, and Recycling
Resource Type:
Conference Material
Presentation
Institution:
Center for Automotive Research
Author & Title:
Over 30 representatives from government, industry, and education
Date Developed:
Thursday, August 06, 2015
Keywords:
Advanced Welding,Aluminum,Connected Vehicles,Economics,Global,Manufacturing,Quality,Sales,Safety,Supply,Trends,V2V
Education Level:
Undergrad Students (15-16)
Audience:
Educators
Industry Professionals/Practitioners
Researcher