Automotive Leaders Summit lights up Las Vegas

The Automotive Leaders Summit brought together some of the most influential players in the industry to discuss, debate and share the hottest topics of the day.

Senior executives from around the globe gathered at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel to connect and share the latest ideas and insights for the industry. From vehicle manufacturers, logistics and tier suppliers to future technology experts, their full analysis and debate presented the audience with some thought-provoking sessions.

Opening the conference was GM’s Steve Kiefer who kicked off the one day conference of presentations and discussions on the global supply chain. Other hot topics included future transportation and what the World might see on its roads and highways of tomorrow which featured an overview by Reuben Sarkar, Deputy Secretary of Transport for the US Department of Energy and how the US Government is working in support of the automotive industry towards creating sustainable transport systems and materials.

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With an informal networking evening ahead of the Summit, delegates enjoyed first class networking and information sharing from the heart of Las Vegas.


Keynote Speakers and Panel Debates

The Summit brought together exceptional panels of business leaders who shared their inside knowledge and personal views on how new technologies, architecture and consolidation will shape the future automotive industry.

Andrew Austin

Group Operations Director
Priority Freight Ltd.

Marc Brazeau

Head of Vehicle & Mexico Logistics and MOPAR/International Procurement

Jan Bures

Volkswagen AG

Per Folkesson

Horizon Terminal Services LLC

Kal Gyimesi

Automotive Marketing Leader
IBM Analytics

Ashley Z Hand

Autonomous Vehicle Policy Advisor
Los Angeles Department of Transport

Greg Hamel

Director - Business Strategy and Indirect Purchasing
Ford Motor Company

Steven A Kiefer

Vice President, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain
General Motors

William (Bill) Kahn

Principal Engineer
Peterbilt Motors

Dennis Manns

Chief Commercial Officer
Road & Rail Services

Brandon Mason

Autofacts Americas

Alex Meza

Chief Operating Officer
Jack Cooper

Adrian Pearmine

National Director for Smart Cities and Connected Vehicles
DKS Associates

Emmanuele Spera

Co-Founder and CEO
NEXT Future Transportation Inc.

David Walby

Vice President of Business Development, Automotive, Aerospace & Industrials
Ryder Supply Chain Solutions

William Wappler

President and CEO
Surgere Inc.


United Kingdom 2017

The Titanic Hotel, Liverpool

13-14 June 2017

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Mexico 2017

The St Regis, Mexico City

2-3 October 2017

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Europe 2018

The Ritz-Carlton, Vienna

21-22 March 2018

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North America 2018

The Henry, Dearborn

18-19 April 2018 

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