SAE 2016 North American International Powertrain Conference

September 21-23, 2016

Chicago, Illinois, USA

Westin Chicago River North Hotel

Keynote Speakers

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 6:10 pm

Bran Ferren Bran Ferren
Co-Founder/ Co-Chairman/ Chief Creative Officer
Applied Minds

Theme:
'INNOVATE OR DIE! (Note: Dying is Easier…)'

Abstract:
Mr. Ferren will discuss some of the challenges and opportunities ahead for automakers, and present some new ways of thinking about organizational innovation & managing risk.

Friday, September 23, 2016 - 8:00 am

Lawrence D. Burns, PhD Lawrence D. Burns, PhD
Business Advisor

Theme:
'Transforming Mobility: The Signal in the Noise'

Abstract:
Mr. Burns will frame possible mobility futures and offers suggestions on how to prepare for what appears to be inevitable.

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