AUTO21, a national automotive research initiative supported by the Government of Canada through the Networks of Centres of Excellence Secretariat, is hosting its final conference May 26-27 in Ottawa.
The 2015 conference, “A Legacy of Collaborative Innovation,” is hosting more than 400 industry representatives, researchers and government participants who will help commemorate 14 years of AUTO21-supported automotive innovation.
The event will feature economic panels that will explore industry and global perspectives, as well as several high-profile keynote speakers, including:
Jeremy Cato – senior writer, Globe Drive
Peter Hall – vice-president and chief economist, Export Development Canada (EDC)
Erin Hotrum – manager, vehicle environmental matters, Ford Motor Co. of Canada Ltd.
Bob Magee – chairman, The Woodbridge Group
Natalie Panek – mission systems engineer, MDA
David Pascoe – vice-president of engineering and R&D, Magna International Inc.
Michael Robinet – managing director, IHS Automotive