Among other speakers are:
-- Chuck Ernst, senior vice president and manager of Honda Motor Co.'s Lincoln, Ala., plant.
-- Don Jackson, president of Volks-wagen AG's planned factory in Chattanooga, Tenn.
-- Josef Kerscher, president of BMW AG's Spartanburg, S.C., plant.
-- Bill Taylor, longtime CEO of Mercedes-Benz's Vance, Ala., plant.
-- Steve St. Angelo, senior vice president of Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America Inc.
Five experts in flexible manufacturing will participate in a roundtable discussion titled "Rapid Response: Adapting To Sudden Shifts In Customer Demand."
The panelists will be Dan Bednarzyk, vice president of manufacturing at Nissan Motor Co.'s plant in Canton, Miss.; Bennie Fowler, group vice president of quality at Ford; Ashley Frye, director of production at Hyundai Motor Co.'s plant in Montgomery, Ala.; Rich Morris, assembly manager at BMW's Spartanburg plant; and Keith Updike, managing director of turnaround specialist BBK Inc. in suburban Detroit.