Automotive Parts Suppliers Conference

Automotive Parts Suppliers Conference


As of 3/30/21

Day One - Wednesday, October 20, 2021

1:00 p.m.

Registration and Networking/Exhibits Open

2:00 p.m. - 2:10 p.m.

Welcoming Remarks

David Klotz President, Precision Metalforming Association
Dan Swiger Vice President/General Manager, Feintool Tennessee, Inc.
2:10 p.m. - 2:55 p.m.

The Current and Future State of Mobility

Trevor Pawl Chief Mobility Officer, State of Michigan Office of Future Mobility and Electrification
2:55 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Networking Break/Exhibits Open

3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

One Year Later, the New Normal in Automotive After COVID Changed the Industry

Steve Wybo Senior Managing Director and Automotive Practice Group Leader, Conway Mackenzie
4:00 p.m.


5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Reception at the Detroit Athletic Club

241 Madison St, Detroit, MI 48226
Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Men: collared shirt or turtleneck and tailored slacks; game day jersey with collared shirt
  • Women: blouse or sweater and slacks, skirt or long and cropped pants; leggings permitted with a skirt, dress, finger-tip length or longer top and dress shoes or boots; game day jersey with collared shirt, never leggings.
    Never permitted inside the clubhouse:
  • Any color or style denim, tattered or cutoff clothing, hats, caps.

Day Two - Thursday, October 21, 2021

8:00 a.m.


9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

Global Automotive Market Outlook, A Return to Normal?

Jeff Schuster President, Americas Operation and Global Vehicle Forecasting, LMC Automotive
9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.


10:15 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.

The Evolving Automotive Supply Chain—A Roundtable Discussion

Moderated by:
Steve Horaney Vice President, Membership and Sales, OESA
Megan Hunter Executive Vice President, Procurement and Supply Chain Operations, Martinrea International US Inc.
Dan Swiger Vice President General Manager, Feintool Tennessee, Inc.
Gene Lambert VP Sales, Batesville Tool & Die, Inc.
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

A Legal Discussion with Dan Sharkey

Dan Sharkey Partner, Brooks Wilkins Sharkey & Turco PLLC
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.


1:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Steel’s Role in Future Mobility

George Coates Chief Technical Officer, The Phoenix Group
Technical Director, WorldAutoSteel
2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Presentation TBA

2:45 p.m.



Alison Miller

Meetings and Events Manager

(216) 901-8800
Email Alison

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