DETROIT - Auto suppliers can hear from some award-winning peers at an innovation conference this week.
The second annual Automotive Innovation Forum will be held Friday, June 19, in Dearborn, Mich. The event is an extension of the Automotive News PACE Award program, an annual competition co-sponsored with Ernst & Young LLP.
Keynote speaker at the forum will be Craig Muhlhauser, vice president of global marketing, sales and service for Visteon Automotive Systems.
Speakers also include these executives from three winners of 1998 PACE Awards: Fred Bauer, CEO of Gentex Corp.; James Dehlinger, group vice president of Benteler Automotive Corp.; and DeWayne Egly, general manager of Eaton Corp.'s Spicer Clutch Div-ision.
The event is aimed at Tier 1 and Tier 2 auto suppliers. For registration information, call Gary Ford of Ernst & Young at (313) 596-7392 or Nancy Wininger of Ernst & Young at (313) 596-7323.
The PACE Awards, which began in 1995, honor innovation and excellence in the automotive supply community.