Automotive Conference - Detroit

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Morning Plenary Session

8:00 am - 8:45 am Registration and Breakfast
8:45 am - 8:50 am Introduction
8:50 am - 9:30 am Global Economic Overview
9:30 am - 10:00 am Keynote: Big Data - Fact, Fiction and Implications for the Automotive Industry
10:00 am - 10:10 am Q&A
10:10 am - 10:20 am IHS Markit Spectrum Award to Autobytel
10:20 am - 10:50 am Networking Break
10:50 am - 11:15 am Global Automotive Demand Overview
11:15 am - 11:40 am Outlook for Global Light Vehicle Production
11:40 am - 12:05 am Outlook for North American Production
12:05 am - 12:30 pm Supplier Business Planning into the Next Decade
12:30 pm - 12:40 pm Q&A
12:40 pm - 1:40 pm Networking Lunch

Afternoon Breakout Session: Powertrain

1:40 pm - 2:40 pm CO2 and Fuel Economy Compliance Forecasting
2:40 pm - 2:50 pm Q&A
2:50 pm - 3:05 pm Networking Break
3:05 pm - 4:05 pm North American Powertrain Outlook 
4:05 pm - 4:15 pm Q&A
4:15 pm - Conference Concludes

Afternoon Breakout Session: The Connected Car

1:40 pm - 2:10 pm HMI/Usability Trends
2:10 pm - 2:40 pm Autonomous Driving
2:40 pm - 2:50 pm Q&A
2:50 pm - 3:05 pm Networking Break
3:05 pm - 3:35 pm Remote Software Upgrades: Who Are the Leaders 
3:35 pm - 4:05 pm Cyber Security in the Connected Car Age 
4:05 pm - 4:15 pm Q&A
4:15 pm - Conference Concludes

Afternoon Breakout Session: Commercial Vehicles

1:40 pm - 2:10 pm Truck Marketing Forecast: Global Overview
2:10 pm - 2:40 pm United States, Canada and Mexico Commercial Market Forecast
2:40 pm - 2:50 pm Q&A
2:50 pm - 3:05 pm Networking Break
3:05 pm - 3:35 pm Inside the Numbers: An Historical Perspective of the CV Market 
3:35 pm - 4:05 pm Truck Components Business 
4:05 pm - 4:15 pm Q&A
4:15 pm - Conference Concludes

Afternoon Breakout Session: The Aftermarket

1:40 pm - 2:10 pm North American Aftermarket Outlook Overview
2:10 pm - 2:40 pm Key Global Markets: China and Mexico Aftermarket Overviews
2:40 pm - 2:50 pm Q&A
2:50 pm - 3:05 pm Networking Break
3:05 pm - 3:35 pm Mega Trends Affecting Suppliers' Business
3:35 pm - 4:05 pm United States, Canada and Mexico Commercial Vehicle Market Forecast
4:05 pm - 4:15 pm Q&A
4:15 pm - Conference Concludes

Afternoon Breakout Session: Scenarios and Sustainability

This breakout session will be conducted in a workshop format with interactive discussions.

1:40 pm - 2:40 pm Sustainability: What does it mean for the automotive industry?
2:40 pm - 2:50 pm Q&A
2:50 pm - 3:05 pm Networking Break
3:05 pm - 4:05 pm Long-term Planning & Scenarios Workshop: How can you plan for an uncertain future?
4:05 pm - 4:15 pm Q&A
4:15 pm - Conference Concludes


Agenda is subject to change.

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