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Day 1
2017-09-06
Exhibition
Exhibit Hall Stage
Day 2
2017-09-07
Exhibition
Conference
Day 3
2017-09-08
Exhibition
Conference
Exhibition
Exhibit Hall Stage
Exhibition
Conference
Exhibition
Conference
07:30 - 18:00
Registration

Lobby

08:00 - 17:00
Exhibit Hall Open

Cobo Exhibit Hall

09:00 - 09:10
Welcome – KC Crain (Crain Communications) & David Graff (MSXi)

AVL Theater

David Graff
VP of Sales, RNS at MSX International
KC Crain
Executive VP and Director of Corporate Operations at Crain Communications
09:10 - 09:40
2018 Nissan LEAF Introduction with Chris Reed (Nissan)

AVL Theater

Fireside chat with Jason Stein of Automotive News

Chris Reed
Vice President at Nissan
Jason Stein
Vice President and Publisher of Automotive News
09:45 - 10:15
Keynote – Pradeep Kathail (Cisco Systems)

AVL Theater

Pradeep Kathail
Chief Architect of Software Group, CTO for Connected Car at Cisco
10:20 - 10:45
Keynote – David DeRosa (AECOM)

AVL Theater

David DeRosa
Senior Urban and Transportation Planner at AECOM
10:55 - 11:25
Keynote – Dr. Burkhard Huhnke (Volkswagen)

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Dr. Burkhard Huhnke
Senior VP of e-Mobility & Product Innovation at Volkswagen Group of America
11:30 - 12:00
Press Conference – AlixPartners

AVL Theater

Mark Wakefield
Global Co-Lead of Automotive & Industrial Practice at AlixPartners
12:00 - 12:30
Keynote – Rod Davenport (State of Michigan)

AVL Theater

Rod Davenport
Chief Technology Officer, State of Michigan
13:00 - 13:45
Keynote – Dan Gilbert (Quicken Loans, Rock Ventures)

AVL Theater

Fireside Chat with Dave Graff

Dan Gilbert
Founder and Chairman, Quicken Loans and Rock Ventures; Majority Owner, 2016 NBA Champion Cleveland Cavaliers
David Graff
VP of Sales, RNS at MSX International
13:50 - 14:20
Keynote – Matt Simoncini (Lear)

AVL Theater

Matthew J. Simoncini
President, CEO and Director of Lear Corporation
14:35 - 14:40
Pitch Competition Introduction – Chase Fraser (Fraser McCombs)

AVL Theater

Chase Fraser
Managing Partner at Fraser McCombs Capital
14:40 - 15:30
Pitch Competition – Consumer Engagement

AVL Theater

Charlie Vogelheim
Principal at Vogelheim Ventures; Podcast Host and Producer at MotorTrend Audio; Partner at TPC Management
15:35 - 16:25
Pitch Competition – Connected Cars

AVL Theater

Charlie Vogelheim
Principal at Vogelheim Ventures; Podcast Host and Producer at MotorTrend Audio; Partner at TPC Management
16:30 - 18:00
VIP Reception – Cisco Systems

Cobo Ballroom Lobby

*For sponsors, exhibitors and VIP guests by invite only*

07:30 - 18:00
Registration

Lobby

08:00 - 20:00
Exhibit Hall Open

Cobo Exhibit Hall

09:00
TIM 24-Hour Hackathon

Ford Hackathon Arena

09:00 - 09:15
Welcome – KC Crain (Crain Communications) & David Graff (MSXi)

AVL Theater

David Graff
VP of Sales, RNS at MSX International
KC Crain
Executive VP and Director of Corporate Operations at Crain Communications
09:15 - 09:25
Opening Remarks – Mayor Mike Duggan (Detroit)

AVL Theater

Mayor Mike Duggan
Mayor of Detroit
09:25 - 09:45
Keynote – Trevor Milton (Nikola Motors)

AVL Theater

Trevor Milton
Founder, President and CEO at Nikola Motor Company
09:50 - 10:40
Pitch Competition – Autonomous/Electric Vehicles

AVL Theater

Charlie Vogelheim
Principal at Vogelheim Ventures; Podcast Host and Producer at MotorTrend Audio; Partner at TPC Management
10:40 - 11:30
Pitch Competition – Mobility Solutions

AVL Theater

Charlie Vogelheim
Principal at Vogelheim Ventures; Podcast Host and Producer at MotorTrend Audio; Partner at TPC Management
11:35 - 11:55
Keynote – Jerry Lavine (Magna)

AVL Theater

Jerry Lavine
Vice President of Advanced Product Development at Magna International
12:00 - 12:20
Keynote – Kathy Winter (Intel)

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Kathy Winter
VP & GM of the Automated Driving Solutions Division at Intel Corporation
12:25 - 12:45
Keynote – Jim Holland (Ford)

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Jim Holland
Vice President, Vehicle Component and System Engineering at Ford Motor Company
13:00 - 13:05
Conference Opening Remarks – David Graff (MSXi)

Room 250 A-C

David Graff
VP of Sales, RNS at MSX International
13:00 - 13:50
Panel: The Importance of STEM to Michigan’s Economy

AVL Theater

Moderator: Linda Daichendt (CEO & Executive Director of MTAM)

Panelists

  • Douglas Baltz (Teacher at Seaholm High School)
  • Tom Krent (Education Specialist at Education Planning Resources)
  • David Palmer (Director of Business Partnerships at Workforce Intelligence Network)
  • LeeRoy Wells, Jr. (VP of Operations Support at Consumers Energy)
  • Prashant Javkar (Manager of STEAM Strategy & Programs at Ford Motor Company)
13:05 - 14:55
Track 1: Mobility Solutions – Deloitte

Ballroom A

EXPLORING SOLUTIONS DRIVING THE FUTURE OF MOBILITY

The entire way we travel from point A to point B is changing, creating a new ecosystem of personal mobility and mobility solutions. This shift will affect both companies in the traditional automotive value chain and new players in the mobility ecosystem.  What does the future of mobility look like? What are the emerging mobility trends and solutions to watch?  What are the implications for players across the mobility ecosystem and how are they responding?  Join us for a discussion exploring the future of mobility and emerging mobility solutions.  Hear from executive representing OEMs, suppliers, dealers, tech start-ups, and the public sector as they share their perspectives.

Speakers

  • Omar Hoda – Principal and Automotive Future of Mobility Leader; Deloitte
  • Dr. Kay Stepper – Head of the Regional Business Unit Driver Assistance and Automated Driving and Vice President of Engineering for the Chassis Systems Control; Robert Bosch LLC
  • Rini Sherony – Senior Principal Engineer; Toyota Collaborative Safety Research Center (CSRC)
  • Karen Francis – Board Director; AutoNation, Telenav, and Nauto
  • Edward Straub – Technical Program Director & Chief Safety Officer; The American Center for Mobility
14:00 - 14:50
Panel: Solving the STEM Talent Problem Through Diversity

AVL Theater

Moderator: Don Hutchinson (Dean of Engineering, Manufacturing and Industrial Technologies at Oakland Community College)

Panelists

  • Dr. Sibrina Collins (Executive Director of The Marburger STEM Center at Lawrence Technological University)
  • Seun Phillips (VP of Education and Engagement at the Michigan Science Center)
  • Chris Ciuca (Director of Pre-Professional Education for SAE International)
  • Shannon Zuniga (Director of the M-STEM Academies at University of Michigan)
  • Angela Thompkins (Head of Diversity and Inclusion and Talent Acquisition at Consumers Energy)
15:00 - 15:50
Panel: The STEM Gender Gap and How to Close It

AVL Theater

Moderator: Kathleen Norton-Schock (Co-Founder and Board Member of ardentCause L3C)

Panelists

  • Chris Barman (Principal at New Shore, LLC)
  • Jeff Golota (Founder and Managing Partner of Sargon Partners, Inc.)
  • Eboni Mack (Manager of Digital Analytics at GTB)
  • Janette Phillips (Director of Business Development at Chrysalis Consulting)
  • Candace Hayden (Senior VP Information Technology at Hutchinson)
15:10 - 17:00
Track 2: Autonomous/Electric Vehicles – Alix Partners

Ballroom A

NAVIGATING THE NEW AUTO ECOSYSTEM – A FOCUS ON AUTONOMOUS AND ELECTRIC

In 2014 AlixPartners identified CASE as its vision for the future of the automotive industry –  connected, autonomous, shared and electric  —  which will create a new automotive ecosystem.  In their most recent research, they have looked at how automakers, suppliers and other industry players need to evolve their organizations and  partnering approaches to successfully transition to this new environment. Join this Industry Session panel discussion that will take a deep dive look at the impact of electric and autonomous vehicles will have and how companies can respond, survive and thrive.  Also being shared is new research commissioned by AlixPartners looking at US consumers attitudes towards autonomous vehicles.

Speakers

  • John Hoffecker – Vice Chairman; AlixPartners
  • Mark Wakefield – Global Co-Lead, Automotive & Industrial Practice; AlixPartners
  • Carla Bailo – Assistant VP for Mobility Research and Business Development; Ohio State University
  • Bill Veenhuis – Senior Solution Architect; NVIDIA
  • Joerg Sommer – Chief Operating Officer; Chanje
16:00 - 16:50
Panel: How to Find a STEM Job in Today’s Market

AVL Theater

Moderator: Tom Crawford (Founder and Owner of Moveable Bytes)

Panelists

  • Camille Bryant (Executive Director of Human Resources at GE)
  • Bob Zhang (Director of IT & Customer Care Services for Strategic Staffing Solutions)
  • Lekia Blake (Manager of Talent Acquisition at Consumers Energy)
  • Doug Zeffer (Director of Global Technology at GTB)
  • Will Anderson (Cloud Solution Architect at Coretek Services)
17:00 - 17:50
Panel: Increasing the Availability of STEM Training

AVL Theater

Moderator: Mary Sutton (Executive Director of the Michigan After-School Partnership)

Panelists

  • Andrew Raupp (Founder of STEM.org)
  • Lori Flippin (STEM Initiative Leader at the Great Lakes Bay Regional STEM Alliance)
  • David Greer (Senior VP & Chief Programs Officer for Project Lead the Way)
17:05 - 18:30
Conference VIP Reception – ZF Group

Pre-Function Space outside the Grand Riverview Ballroom

*For conference attendees only*

18:00 - 18:50
Panel: STEM Students: Are They Prepared for STEM Careers?

AVL Theater

Moderator: Amy Cell (CEO & Founder of Amy Cell Talent)

Panelists

  • Maurice Tedder (Founder of Robotic Intelligence Software, Inc.)
  • Tammi James (Recruiting Manager at RIIS LLC)
  • Ronit Tiwary (Student at Novi High School; Founder of Nhacks)
  • Mike Wojan (User Experience Designer at the University of Michigan)
07:30 - 15:00
Registration

Lobby

08:00 - 16:00
Exhibit Hall Open

Cobo Exhibit Hall

09:00
TIM 24-hour Hackathon ends

Ford Hackathon Arena

09:00 - 09:30
Keynote – Rachel Bhattacharya (Maven)

AVL Theater

Rachel Bhattacharya
Chief Growth Officer at General Motors Urban Mobility and Maven
09:40 - 11:30
Track 3: Connectivity – Microsoft & Flex

AVL Theater

THE NEED FOR CONNECTED AND AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE COMMUNICATION STANDARDS

For Connected and Autonomous Vehicles to truly have an impact on Safety, Mobility, and the Environment, all vehicles and applications must operate nationwide, not just in a particular city, state, or region. Interoperability between vehicle, infrastructure, Vulnerable Road Users, etc. is critical; without interoperability, the system will not work. This presentation will focus on the need for Connected and Autonomous Vehicle communication standards, challenges for system deployments and from a device manufacture point of view, and the two (2) communication area’s (“radio” and message set) that need to be standardized.

Speakers

11:35 - 13:05
Track 4: Digital Consumer Experience – MSXi & Marketing Associates

AVL Theater

12:00 - 12:30
Hackathon Pitches

Ford Hackathon Arena

13:30 - 13:55
Keynote – Ingeborg Rocker, Ph.D. (Dassault Systèmes)

AVL Theater

Ingeborg Rocker, Ph.D.
VP of Strategy & Digital Transformation Cross Industry Teams at Dassault Systèmes
14:00 - 14:20
Keynote – Dr. Paul Rogers (TARDEC)

AVL Theater

Dr. Paul Rogers
Director of Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) at US Army
14:25 - 14:40
Technology Awards

AVL Theater

Presented by Bob Humphrey (Director – Innovation Management System at Lear)

14:45 - 15:00
Hackathon Awards

AVL Theater

Presented by James Chapman (Senior Project Manager of Small Business & Entrepreneurship at Rock Ventures)

15:05 - 15:20
Pitch Competition Awards

AVL Theater

Presented by Bob Metzger (Business Marketing Director at Michigan Economic Development Corporation)

15:25 - 16:00
Closing Remarks – KC Crain (Crain Communications)

AVL Theater

KC Crain
Executive VP and Director of Corporate Operations at Crain Communications
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*Speakers are subject to change