North American International Powertrain Conference

From Internal Combustion to Electrified Propulsion: Finding New Global Equilibriums

September 18-20, 2019 │ Chicago, IL, USA

Join the Premier Powertrain Leadership Forum Focused on the North American Market

Aggressive regulations in fuel economy and emissions, new paradigms in technology, and customer expectations are facing the industry and creating tremendous uncertainty. The North American International Powertrain Conference (NAIPC) will feature compelling keynotes and sessions exploring customer perspectives, market forces affecting the powertrain business, and the impacts of new technology options and energy sources.

An invitation-only event planned by the Executive Leadership Team composed of senior-level powertrain executives in the automotive industry, NAIPC provides a stimulating and unparalleled program—developed by industry leaders, for industry leaders—as well as a unique opportunity to network with your peer executives from OEM and supplier companies.

Featuring Chatham House Rule, the conference provides exclusive access to speakers and presentations not published or discussed together in any other forum. All speakers and topics are peer-selected to provide informative but challenging points of view, with the goal of addressing not only the most pertinent and current powertrain issues, but also future challenges such as:

  • Powertrain technology
  • Transition from ICEs to EVs
  • Hybridization
  • Autonomous vehicles
  • Energy sources

The sharing of lessons learned, both from successes and failures, are valuable takeaways for executives pursuing lucrative business opportunities in the North American marketplace and may only be obtained by attending NAIPC.

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Submit your interest to attend the North American International Powertrain Conference to be considered for this invitation-only event.

Wednesday Evening Speaker

Jeremy Rifkin

American Economic and Social Theorist, Writer, Public Speaker, Political Advisor, and Activist

Jeremy Rifkin is the author of 20 bestselling books about the impact of scientific and technological changes on the economy, the workforce, society, and the environment. The books have been translated into more than 35 languages. His most recent books include the international bestsellers, The Zero Marginal Cost Society (2014), The Third Industrial Revolution (2011), The Empathic Civilization (2010), The European Dream (2004), The Hydrogen Economy (2002), The Age of Access (2000), The Biotech Century (1998), and The End of Work (1995). Rifkin is President of the TIR Consulting Group LLC, comprising many of the leading renewable energy companies, electricity transmission companies, engineering companies, construction companies, architectural firms, ICT and electronics companies, transport and logistics companies, advanced manufacturing companies, and economic modelers. His global economic development team is working with cities, regions, and national governments to develop the Internet of Things (IoT) infrastructure for a Collaborative Commons and a Third Industrial Revolution. The TIR Consulting Group LLC is currently working with the regions of Hauts-de-France, the Metropolitan Region of Rotterdam and The Hague, and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg in the conceptualization, build out, and scale up of a smart Third Industrial Revolution infrastructure to transform their economies.

Friday Morning Speaker

Jono Anderson

Principal, Strategy & Innovation, KPMG

Jono Anderson has over 20 years of experience and specializes in growth and innovation strategy at KPMG. He has completed over 75 product, technology, and growth strategies for companies. Prior to consulting, Jono held positions for over 10 years as a research scientist and engineer. During that time, he worked extensively with unmanned and autonomous flight systems and the underlying guidance, sensors, and tracking capabilities. He has extensive experience working with various sensors and signals information for data fusion, exploitation, and analysis purposes. Before starting his professional career he was a researcher at Scripps Institution of Oceanography mapping the ocean sea floor using space-based radar altimetry.

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