Detroit Events

SAE Executive Interview Sessions


Apr 5, 2017 – 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

1 Washington Blvd
Detroit, MI 48226 Map

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SAE World Congress is now WCX17: SAE World Congress Experience. WCX17 is a full-sensory event experience that immerses you in the forefront of the automotive and mobility industries. Spend three days discovering new ideas on the exhibit floor, in intimate venues, and in networking events. Attendees can now receive technical knowledge and content in unique and engaging settings.

This event model emphasizes active learning and increased collaboration through interaction and dynamic new event elements. In a setting of education and relationship building, these elements foster knowledge-sharing and review of the evolving industry. Never before have mobility professionals been able to connect with quality technical content, the industry, and you — like they will at WCX17.

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Technical Session Schedule

Wednesday, April 5
Leadership Summit Wednesday
(Session Code: LS200)

Room The Exchange  9:15 a.m.

9:15 a.m.
Exclusive Interview
Interview regarding regulation, technology, customer acceptance and disruption in the marketplace.
Interviewee: Anthony Foxx, Former Secretary of Transportation
Interviewer: Jeff Gilbert, WWJ Newsradio 950
Meet the Participants

10:15 a.m.
Roundtable: Vehicles as a Shared Economy and the Effects of Automated Technology
Moderators - Roger Safford, HNTB Corp.
Panelists -
Patrick F. Bassett, DENSO International America Inc.
Dan Curtin, Zipcar Inc.
Robert Grant, Lyft
Peter Kosak, General Motors Company
Sherif Marakby, Uber Technologies Inc.

Meet the Panel

11:30 a.m.
Roundtable: Technology Jungle and Consumer Acceptance
Moderators - Thomas Mutchler, Consumer Reports
Panelists -
Jake Fisher, Consumer Reports
Adrian Lund, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
Kelly Nantel, National Safety Council
John Nielsen, AAA
Jodi Olshevski, The Hartford

Meet the Panel

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