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Less than 30 days until the 2017 Supply Chain Summit!

Posted by AIAG on May 22, 2017 9:56:20 AM

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To say things are changing in the automotive supply chain would be an understatement. This year’s Summit, on June 20, will focus on addressing Increasing Complexity in Today’s Supply Chain.

Given these changes, you won't want to miss the session titled "Shifting Tides - Election Effects on the Automotive Industry" which will focus on the new administrations impact on NAFTA, TPP, T-TIP, and other trade policies affecting today's supply chain professionals.

Additional sessions will focus on privacy, data security, risk management and requirements, cyber security, and more to help attendees optimize their supply chain.

As always, you’ll have the opportunity to network with automotive industry experts and your peers to discuss current issues and solutions to understanding these new supply chain complexities.

Don’t miss this important industry update. Regular pricing ends June 7th, register now before the rates go up!

OEM Panel Tackles Cybersecurity

“We’ve got a great line-up of content this year, but I think a leading concern for the industry will be addressed in the Third-Party Information Security session, which focuses on cybersecurity,” says Lang Ware, AIAG’s director of supply chain products and services. “We’ve been working very closely with the OEMs on standardization of their data security expectations across their supply bases, and the project is moving along nicely. We are excited to bring attendees a panel discussion on this topic, which will include key staff from GM, FCA, Ford, Honda, and Toyota.”

Attendees will also enjoy a presentation on this year’s North American automotive industry forecast and have opportunities to ask questions of OEM representatives and supplier executives. Industry experts will discuss current issues, updates, and solutions applicable to understanding supply chain complexities.

Additional presentations will focus on updates and solutions applicable to privacy, data security, risk management and requirements, and other topics specific to optimizing the supply chain. To conclude the event, a senior-level keynote speaker will be followed by a reception offering another opportunity to network. The current speaker line-up includes:

  • Kevin Roberts, senior automotive analyst for PwC – PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
  • Albert Zapanta, president and CEO, U.S. Mexico Chamber of Commerce
  • Terry Onica, director, automotive, QAD
  • Christopher Perry, director of field operations, U.S. Customs & Border Protection
  • Tyese Doby, global supply chain risk management supervisor, General Motors Company
  • Gladyne Wiley Lynch, supplier performance specialist, Ford Motor Company

Interested sponsors and exhibitors are encouraged to reserve space now, as the Supply Chain Summit exhibit floor sold out for the last two years.

For more information, visit the event page or email events@aiag.org.

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