Events

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Canada Automotive
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All Day
Registration
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Breakfast
9:00 am
Summit Kick Off
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Morning Speakers, Panels and Presentations
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Lunch
1:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Afternoon Speakers, Panels and Presentations
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
APMA President's Invitational
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All Day
Registration
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8:00 am - 9:00 am
Breakfast
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8:55 am
Conference
Kick-off
Petrina Gentile (Emcee)
8:57 am
Brief Remarks
Steve Prahalis
COO, SME
9:00 am
Greetings from the Mayor of Toronto
Mayor Olivia Chow
9:10 am - 10:10 am
Presentation: Auto Forecast
Joe McCabe
President and CEO, AutoForecast Solutions
10:15 am - 10:45 am
EV Mandate Panel
Petrina Gentile (Emcee)
Brian Kingston
President & CEO, Canadian Vehicle Manufacturers’ Association (CVMA)

David Adams
President & CEO, Global Automakers of Canada

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10:45 am - 11:00 am
Recharging Break
11:05 am - 11:40 am
Labour Market Panel
Petrina Gentile (Emcee)
Christopher Nabeta
Founder and Executive Chair, Accelerate Auto

Cheryl Thompson
Founder and CEO, Centre for Automotive Diversity, Inclusion & Advancement (CADIA)

Katherine Mior
Manager, HR & DEI, Hyundai Canada

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11:45 am - 12:15 pm
Fireside Chat: Honda Canada
Petrina Gentile (Emcee)
Dave Jamieson
Senior VP Sales and Marketing, Chief Operating Officer, Board Member, Honda Canada
12:45 pm
Lunch
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1:00 pm - 1:40 pm
Lunch Panel: Canada-US Relation
Flavio Volpe
Senior Correspondents:
Richard Madan (DC)
Joyce Napier (Ottawa)
1:45 pm - 2:00 pm
Fireside Chat
Petrina Gentile (Emcee)
Guillermo Freire
Senior VP, Mid-Market, EDC
2:05 pm - 2:45 pm
PwC – EV Energy Transition Panel
Shelley Gilberg (PwC)
Raseeka Rahumathulla
Manager, Government and Regulatory Affairs, Volkswagen Group Canada

Frank D'Andrea
VP & Executive Lead, Enterprise Strategy & Energy Transition, Hydro One

Cindy Valence
Executive VP & Chief Sustainability Officer, Sayona Mining
2:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Break
3:05 pm - 3:35 pm
Fireside Chat
Flavio Volpe,
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
3:40 pm - 4:10 pm
Consumer Market Outlook Panel
Petrina Gentile (Emcee)
Yolanda Biswah
President, Canadian Black Book

Tim Reuss
President & CEO, Canadian Automobile Dealers Association (CADA)
4:10 pm - 4:15 pm
Brief Remark + Video
Les Jacobs
Ontario Tech University
4:20 pm - 4:50 pm
Presentation: Econosphere Inc.
Peter Hall
CEO, Econosphere Inc.
5:00 pm - 5:05 pm
Cocktail Reception Remarks
Tom Schneckenburger
Director, Research Partnerships, University of Windsor
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Cocktail Reception

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6:05 pm - 6:20 pm
Awards & Scholarship Winners
Flavio Volpe

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6:20 pm - 6:40 pm
Remarks from Ontario Premier
Premier Doug Ford
6:50 pm
Dinner
Aon
7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Dinner Fireside Chat
Keith Smout
Johnny Herbert
British Formula 1 Driver, 24 Hours of Lemans Winnter, Former Sky Sports F1 Lead Pundit
7:45 pm - 8:00 pm
Final Remarks
Flavio Volpe
10:45 am
Recharging Break
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8:00 pm
Dinner and keynote

1:10 pm to 1:40 pm

Awards Ceremony

1:50 pm to 2:20 pm

Fireside Chat – Digital Manufacturing Committee

Microsoft
Michael Gardiner – Manufacturing Industry Lead

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Chris Centeno ce President, IT Business Relationship Management

Toyota
Robert Huc – Manager, System Engineering Group

2:20 pm to 3:00 pm

Presentation
Jack Cheng CEO, Foxconn

3:00 pm to 3:40 pm

Keynote –Future of Design
Silvio Angori – CEO, Pininfarina

3:40 pm – 4:15 pm

Presentation
Colin Dhillon, Fraser Dunn & Marcello Grassi – Project Arrow

4:15 pm – 5:00 pm

Launch: APMA’s Annual Mobility Design Competition
Flavio Volpe, Colin Dhillon, Silvio Angori & Thomas Heermann