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MICHauto Summit Only One Month Away; New Speakers Announced

MICHauto is hosting the second annual MICHauto Summit on September 23 at COBO Center in Detroit. Building on the success of last year’s inaugural Summit, programming this year will focus on Michigan’s leading role in all aspects of the automotive value chain – from concept to consumer.

An agenda packed with key industry stakeholders will discuss the future of the Michigan automotive industry and the role of intelligent mobility development and integration. Featured presenters include:

  • Nigel Francis, Senior Automotive Advisor, State of Michigan; Senior Vice President, Automotive Industry Office
  • Ralph Gilles, President and CEO – Motorsports, Chrysler Group LLC; Senior Vice President, Product Design, Chrysler Group LLC
  • Ron Hall Sr., President and CEO, Bridgewater Interiors
  • Birgit Klohs, President and CEO, The Right Place
  • Mark Reuss, Executive Vice President of Global Product Development, Purchasing and Supply Chain, General Motors
  • Andy Ridgway, President, IAV Automotive Engineering, Inc.
  • Andra Rush, President and CEO, Detroit Manufacturing Systems
  • Rick Snyder, Governor, State of Michigan

Keynote speakers and panelists are announced weekly. The agenda and other pertinent Summit information can be viewed here.