CAR Management Briefing Seminars
August 4 – 7, 2014
Traverse City, Michigan US
More than 900 automotive industry stakeholders are expected to attend the CAR Management Briefing Seminars. The conference covers the breadth of the industry with more than 10 topical seminars focused on global manufacturing strategies, lightweighting, connected and autonomous vehicles, powertrain developments, sales forecasting, purchasing, policy, talent, designing for technology, and global opportunities.
Advanced Powertrain Forum
Tuesday morning, August 5
Steve Kiefer, Vice President of Global Powertrain at General Motors, will kick-off the Advanced Powertrain Forum, which will discuss the challenges and opportunities of developing a broad portfolio of powertrain technologies, and implementing them into a full range of vehicles in a daunting regulatory environment and hyper-competitive consumer market.
This Advanced Powertrain Forum, moderated by CAR’s Brett Smith, Program Director, Industry Analysis & Community Activities, SEDS Group, will include representatives from vehicle manufacturers and suppliers discussing technologies and strategies for the future of power train.
Attracting and Retaining Talent in an Era of Changing Technology and Demographics
Tuesday afternoon, August 5
Advanced technologies are redefining the motor vehicle. As a result, the human resource needs of the auto industry are beginning to merge closer to other technology sectors, creating competition for talent outside the industry. Human resource leaders are challenged to keep the current workforce engaged as well as attract new talent to the industry.
This session will bring together representatives from leading companies to discuss how the industry needs to position itself to attract and keep the best and brightest
Source: Center for Automotive Research