Sustainability: The New Frontier for Innovation

September 19-21, 2023 | Schaumburg, Illinois

Building a Sustainable Future

COMVEC comes to Schaumburg, Illinois, in 2023

COMVEC 2023 is setting its sights on the next frontier for innovation: sustainability. As the only forum that addresses vehicles and equipment spanning the on-highway, off-highway, agricultural, construction, industrial, military, and mining sectors, you don’t want to miss this event. Discover emerging trends and technologies, engage with engineering and technical experts focused on meeting the demands of the future, and grow your professional network.

Join us from September 19-21, 2023, in Schaumburg, Illinois.

Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center
1551 N Thoreau Drive N
Schaumburg, IL 60173

Tuesday Keynote

Jill K. Sanchez

Director, Sustainability, Deere & Company

Jill Sanchez is Director, Sustainability for Deere & Company, a position she has held since March 2022. She is responsible for leading the company’s sustainability strategy and execution, communicating the company’s ESG strategy and outcomes, and overseeing Deere’s sustainability reporting.

Sanchez joined Deere & Company in 2011 as Senior Tax Attorney in the Tax Department. Starting in 2016 she served as Senior Tax Counsel, International Tax Planning, where she was responsible for delivering tax optimization through global restructuring and supply chain initiatives. Her most recent previous role was as Manager, Sustainability & Investor Relations, where she was responsible for developing Deere’s sustainability reporting strategy and developing the sustainability aspects of the Leap Ambitions.

Prior to joining Deere, Jill worked in private practice at Latham & Watkins in Washington, D.C. and Fredrikson & Byron in Minneapolis, MN, where she spent her time on tax matters related to private equity fund structuring and corporate M&A, as well as tax controversy matters at both the Federal and State levels.

A native of Farmersburg, Iowa, Jill graduated in 2004 from the University of Iowa College of Business with a B.B.A. in Accounting.  She attended law school at the University of Iowa, earning her J.D. in 2007. Jill is also a Certified Public Accountant.

What's New in 2023

Executive Leadership Provided By:






Jenny Preston

Director, John Deere Electric Powertrain & CEO, Kreisel Electric


Julian Sanchez

Director of Emerging Technologies, Intelligent Solutions Group

COMVEC is a great experience to get a pulse on what others in the industry are accomplishing, and it provides an opportunity to make meaningful relationships among customers and suppliers.
–2022 Event Attendee

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