Schedule

2017 Schedule

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7:30 - 8:00 a.m.     Registration

8:00 - 8:15 a.m.     Welcoming Remarks

8:15 - 9:00 a.m.     Global Cybersecurity Risks & Management Tactics

9:00 - 9:45 a.m.     Global Economic Trends

John Shin, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

9:45 - 10:45 a.m.   Europe's Role in Automotive

10:45 - 11:00 a.m. Break

11:00 - 11:45 a.m. Morning Breakout Sessions

Breakout 1: Managing Currency Risk
Breakout 2: Digital Transformation of the Global Automotive Industry

11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  Lunch/Networking

12:30 - 1:15 p.m.   Keynote Presentation: Trade in the New World

Ambassador Ron Kirk, Former United States Trade Representative

1:15 - 2:00 p.m.     Trade: Behind the Tweets

Anna Schneider, Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

2:00 - 2:15 p.m.     Break

2:15 - 3:00 p.m.     Connected, Autonomous, Shared, Electric: CASE trends
                               propel deals

Tony Flanagan, AlixPartners

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.     The Future of NAFTA: The Industry Waits and Watches

4:00 - 5:00 p.m.    The Inside View: Where Trade Meets the Road

5:00 - 5:15 p.m.     Closing Remarks

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.     After Party on the Westin Balcony