Andersson is one of the industry leaders who will address the conference, scheduled for May 16-18.
He will speak at a gala dinner on the evening of May 17.
The theme of the conference will be "The Seamless Supply Chain: The managerial culture and tech-nical tools that make for high-quality, high-productivity manufacturing."
Andersson was promoted last week to the rank of group vice president.
He has been in charge of GM's global purchasing since 1999.
Andersson has played a critical role in the in the company's ongoing financial turnaround.
A native of Sweden, Andersson started in the auto industry in 1987 as a manager at Saab.
He is a member of GM's Automotive Strategy Board, Automotive Product Board and North America Strategy Board.
Where: Renaissance Nashville Hotel, Nashville
For information: 313-446-0485 or autonews.com/manufacturing
Host sponsors: Deloitte and Tennessee Economic and Community Development