Agenda

12:30pm

Registration opens

1:30pm

Welcome

1:35pm
  • Karen Newman, America’s Automotive and Aerospace Industry Leader, IBM Global Business Services
1:45pm
  • Mike Jackson, Chairman and CEO, AutoNation Inc.
2:15pm
  • Håkan Samuelsson, President & CEO, Volvo Car Corporation
2:50pm
  • Robert S. Carter, Senior Vice President – Automotive Operations,
    Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A. Inc.
3:25pm

Break – sponsored by Government of Canada

Tuesday, January 14:
3:40pm

Session: Marketing

  • Trudy Hardy, Vice President, Marketing,
    BMW of North America, LLC
  • Mark LaNeve, Chief Operating Officer, Global Team Ford and President, Hudson Rouge
  • Jose Muñoz, Chairman, Management Committee, Nissan North America and Executive Vice President, Nissan Motor Co. Ltd.
5:00pm

Networking reception – sponsored by Microsoft

6:30pm

Dinner – sponsored by IHS

7:45pm

Presentation of the Polk Automotive Loyalty Awards

8:00pm
  • Mark Fields, COO, Ford Motor Company
8:35pm

Afterglow

8:00am

Continental breakfast – sponsored by Government of Canada

9:00am

Welcome

9:05am
  • Rick Hanna, Global and U.S. Automotive Leader, PwC
9:15am
  • Thomas J. Doll, President & COO, Subaru of America, Inc.
9:45am
  • Sandy Schwartz, President, Manheim and AutoTrader Group
10:15am
  • Itay Michaeli, Director, U.S. Autos & Auto Parts,
    Citi Investment Research & Analysis
Wednesday, January 15:
10:45am

Break – sponsored by Government of Canada

11:00am

Session: Vehicle Technology/Innovation

  • Helmut Matschi, Member of the Executive Board Interior Division,
    Continental AG
  • Rachel Nguyen, Director of Global Upstream Planning,
    Nissan Motor Co., Ltd
  • Greg Ross, Director, Product Strategy and Infotainment,
    Global Connected Consumer,
    General Motors
12:30pm

Lunch – sponsored by Brose

1:45pm
  • Bob King, President, UAW
2:15pm
  • Kass Dawson, Head of Automotive, Global Vertical Strategy, Facebook
2:45pm
  • Dan Ammann, President, General Motors
3:15pm

Break – sponsored by Government of Canada

3:30pm

Session: Purchasing/Supplier

  • Brian Kesseler, President, Power Solutions, Johnson Controls
  • Hau Thai-Tang, Group Vice President, Global Purchasing,
    Ford Motor Company
  • James R. Verrier, President and Chief Executive Officer,
    BorgWarner Inc.
5:00pm

Networking reception – sponsored by BorgWarner

6:30pm

Dinner – sponsored by IHS

7:30pm Presentation of the Automotive News/PwC
Shareholder Value Awards

Recognizing the top companies for their total
shareholder value return performance.
7:45pm

Presentation of the BorgWarner Championship Driver's Trophy and the BorgWarner Team Owner's Trophy

 

BorgWarner Championship Driver’s Trophy
8:00pm

Dan Akerson, Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,
General Motors

8:35pm

Afterglow

Thursday, January 16:
8:30am

Tour the 2014 North American International Auto Show during its second industry preview day, before it opens to the public. Shuttle transportation will be provided to and from Cobo Center and the Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center.

Noon

Last shuttle to return

 

Additional speakers to be announced. Agenda subject to change without notice.

  • Exclusive Lead Sponsors

  • IBM
  • Price Waterhouse Coopers
  • Diamond Sponsor

  • IHS Automotive
  • Platinum Sponsors

  • ArcelorMittal
  • BorgWarner
  • Brose
  • Invest in Canada
  • Microsoft
  • Silver Sponsors

  • ActivEngage Inc.
  • Dominion Dealer Solutions
  • Georgia Department of Economic Development
  • Louisiana Economic Development
  • Invest Macedonia
  • MSX International
  • Röchling Automotive
  • Texas-Mexico Automotive Supercluster Region
  • Bronze Sponsor

  • Original Equipment Suppliers Association