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2019 Automotive Industry Conference

16 January 2019


  • The Townsend Hotel
    100 Townsend Street
    Birmingham, MI 48009


7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Eastern

Contact Information

Trisha Addy

Foley presented its annual Automotive Industry Conference during Supplier Week, again focusing on issues and trends important to automotive suppliers. We convened an exceptional group of automotive executives and professionals who shared how they are Navigating the Road Ahead. These industry leaders examined opportunities and pressures automotive suppliers face as they adjust to new technologies shaping autonomous, connected, electric and shared vehicles (ACES), mobility solutions for future transportation, as well as regulatory changes and international trade concerns involving Mexico.

Solutions for Alternative Transporation & Mobility

Aniela Kuzon, Global Lead, City of Tomorrow Challenge, Ford Motor Company
Jim Saber, President and CEO, NextEnergy
Moderator: Laura Marcero, Managing Director & National Industrials Sector Lead, Huron Consulting Group

The Regulatory Environment for Autonomous and Advanced Vehicle Technologies

Matt Clark, Government Relations Director, Arizona Department of Transporation
Zach Dunlap, Counsel, Ford Motor Company
Moderator: Rob Biskup, Managing Director, Risk & Financial Advisory, Deloitte

New Developments in Conducting Business in Mexico

Bernardo Altamirano Rodriguez, CEO-Mexico, Better Business Bureau
Alejandro Gomez Strozzi, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP
Moderator: Marco Najera, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP

Attorney Hosts

Ann Marie Uetz, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP
Mark Aiello, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP

For the white paper which accompanied the event, please visit Top Legal Issues Facing the Automotive Industry in 2019.

For more information, please contact Trisha Addy at taddy