Advanced Manufacturing and Innovation: The Impact on Automotive Suppliers

15 January 2014 Detroit, MI Past Event

Location

Detroit Athletic Club
241 Madison Street
Detroit, MI 48226

Contact Information

Christina Wade
cwade@foley.com

Agenda

7:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. 
As the automotive industry enters a new era of advanced manufacturing, it is critical for suppliers to keep current in order to stay competitive. Held in conjunction with the 2014 Detroit Auto Show, Foley invites you to attend our breakfast program, Advanced Manufacturing and Innovation: The Impact on Automotive Suppliers. The program will emphasize advanced manufacturing efficiencies and strategies through the unique perspectives of suppliers, government, and consumers.

Join us for the morning program and stay ahead of the industry challenges and trends. Enjoy complimentary shuttle service to Industry Day at the Detroit Auto Show when the program concludes.

Our speakers will explore:

  • How process-centered innovations can improve efficiency
  • How advanced manufacturing impacts consumers and overall customer satisfaction
  • Ways to move your current manufacturing strategy forward to better support market needs
  • How to marry your advanced manufacturing and technological innovations with the state’s strategies

Speakers Include

  • Steve Hilfinger, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Michigan Economic Development Corporation
  • Brian Jacobs, Director, Advance Manufacturing Engineering, Johnson Controls
  • Finbarr O’Neill, President, J.D. Power
  • Carl Peterson, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Alps Electric (North America) Inc.

Introductory Remarks

  • Jay O. Rothman, Chairman and CEO, Foley & Lardner LLP

For more information, please contact Christina Wade at cwade@foley.com.

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Advanced Manufacturing and Innovation: The Impact on Automotive Suppliers

Location

Detroit Athletic Club
241 Madison Street
Detroit, MI 48226

Contact Information

Christina Wade
cwade@foley.com

Agenda

7:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.