CAR Management Briefing Seminars

July 30 – August 2, 2018

Grand Traverse Resort – Traverse City, Michigan, USA

Call for Speakers

The Call for Speakers form is available now through February 28, 2018.

Please review the submission requirements below.

Important Dates to Remember

  • February 28, 2018: Call for Speakers opportunity closes
  • March 15, 2018: All speakers will be notified of their submission status.
Session Themes for CAR MBS 2018

The CAR MBS conference program, consistently ranked as a top speaking opportunity for CEOs and other executives in the automotive industry, delivers thought-provoking sessions about the future of the global automotive industry. CAR’s research is the foundation that shapes the sessions’ content – with today’s industry experts contributing tremendous insight and vision.

We invite submissions for compelling speakers who would add unique and insightful perspectives to the program on the following themes:

  • Manufacturing
  • Lightweighting
  • Connected & Automated Vehicles
  • Mobility
  • Powertrain
  • AI/Machine Learning
  • Automated, Connected, Electric & Shared (ACES)
  • Strategy
  • Economic Outlook
  • Sales & Production Forecasting
  • Trade
  • Policy
  • Purchasing
  • Talent & Organizational Culture
  • Other
Speech Topic & Objective

Please provide a topic based on one or more of the above themes and a short description that includes three key messages the speaker will discuss.

The session topic and objective should reflect subject matter expertise and provide attendees with technical and strategic insights and actionable takeaways. Presentations must be free from commercial interests.

Include previous speaking experience including the event name(s), date(s), and when possible, supporting video links featuring the submitted speaker.

Speaker Contact Information

Include the proposed speaker’s name, job title, company, company website, and point of contact.

Submission Cancellations

Please notify the CAR MBS events team (CARevents@cargroup.org) should the need arise to cancel a submission.