WardsAuto Outlook Conference - Fall 2013

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 • Southfield, MI

Past Event:

Join us for a half-day conference on global vehicle and powertrain production. WardsAuto and data partner AutomotiveCompass present analysis of global platforms through 2019, a review of supplier opportunities, and editorial insight into current OEM strategies.


Conference runs 7:30 to 11:30 am - September 10, 2013

Breakfast & Welcome
Drew Winter, Editor-in-Chief, WardsAuto World

The New Flexible: Scalable Platforms
WardsAuto Editorial Director Dave Zoia looks at a new trend in platform consolidation: Cross-segment scalability.

Global Platform Creep: Where’s the Opportunity in a Changing Landscape?
WardsAuto Global Production Analyst Haig Stoddard discusses the long-term global production outlook with emphasis on platform movement, new programs and growth.

Powering Global Platforms
AutomotiveCompass Global Powertrain Forecast Manager Brian Maxim discusses the role of powertrain applications in global platform consolidation.

Networking Break
Meet your colleagues from auto makers and suppliers, and chat with analysts and editors from WardsAuto and AutomotiveCompass.

Global Platforms and the New Supply Chain
AutomotiveCompass President Joe McCabe examines the impact global platform changes will have on suppliers: how NAFTA-based platforms are influencing the global competitive landscape, and the opportunities presented by global platform creep.

Q & A Panel
Moderated by WardsAuto Director of Information Content John Sousanis, presenters answer questions about vehicle production and powertrain trends around the world.



Regular Registration: $295

Seating is limited. Reserve your seat now.



For more information, contact Lisa Williamson at (248) 799-2642 or


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Southfield Westin
1500 Town Center
Southfield, Michigan 48075
United States

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