Thursday, September 30, 2004
|7:30 - 8:00 a.m.||Check In and Registration|
|7:45 - 8:45 a.m.||Breakfast Buffet
Meet the speakers, sponsors and exhibitors. View lighting displays and demonstration vehicles.
|9:00 - 10:30 a.m.||Lighting Tutorial and Demonstration
This portion of the program will provide everything you need to know about recent advances in vehicle lighting, as well as their implications for the future - styling opportunities, safety e nhancement, and more. This presentation will include demonstrations of a variety of vehicle exterior lighting technology. Attendees will receive a guide to applications of new exterior lighting with their handout material.
Presentations and demonstrations by
Members of the Vehicle Lighting Council
Jason Bonin, Vice President, Business Development and Lighting Technology, Hella North America
Jeff Erion, Manager Advanced Lighting, Visteon Corporation
|10:45 a.m. - 12:15 a.m.||Vehicle Lighting
The Regulatory Picture Shaping the Playing Field
This session will be based upon a panel discussion of the global regulatory picture with 12:15 p.regard to vehicle lighting harmonization activities, standards, and more.
Jeff Erion, Manager Advanced Lighting, Visteon Corporation and the SAE Lighting Committee
Richard VanIderstine, Chief, Visibility and Injury Prevention Division, Office of Crash Avoidance Standards, U.S. NHTSA (invited)
Marcin Gorzkowski, Senior Regulatory Development Engineer Motor Vehicle Safety Enforcement Branch, Transport Canada and Chairman United Nations UNECE Working Party on Lighting and Signaling Devices
Richard Karbowski, Ford Motor Company (invited)
|12:30 - 1:30 p.m.||Luncheon and Mid-Day Keynote Address
A major OEM designer, TBA
|1:45 - 3:30 p.m.||Vehicle Lighting for Product Differentiation - Business Case
A panel of experts will discuss the cost/benefit opportunities associated with new lighting technology, specifically in terms of product differentiation and driver safety This session will include a break from 2:30 - 2:45 p.m.
Carolyn Picard, Product Line Executive Automotive Components, J. D. Power & Associates
Deval Desai, Business Development Manager, North American Lighting Company
Vehicle Designer (TBA)
OEM Application Engineering Manager (TBA)
|3:30 - 4:45 p.m.||Networking Reception
Interact with speakers, sponsors and exhibitors