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APMA Annual Conference and Exhibition 2019


         “The RACE: Survival of the Fastest”

         APMA Annual Conference & Exhibition

           Wednesday, June 12, 2019

 


PLUS:  Tuesday, June 11, 2019

APMA-CAMM B2B Meetings – 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
connectTEC Conference | The In.tel.li.gent Network |10:00 am-3:30 pm REGISTER HERE

Caesars Windsor, 377 Riverside Drive East, Windsor, Ontario CANADA

The 2019 APMA Annual Conference and Exhibition, Canada’s premier event for OE suppliers, provides the largest networking opportunity for those involved in the Canadian automotive industry.  Take advantage of early registration rates. Mark your calendar now!

The 2019 APMA Annual Conference and Exhibition is supported by our partners at the Canadian Association of Moldmakers (CAMM) in close collaboration with the WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation (WE EDC). This year’s theme – “The RACE: Survival of the Fastest” – features a ONE DAY format event of industry leading speakers addressing key issues facing the industry while sharing strategic insights to focus on the opportunities. APMA’s Concurrent Sessions will highlight and discuss key strategic areas of focus for automotive suppliers that will shape the next generation of the auto industry.

As our industry rapidly evolves, manufacturing processes, technologies, materials, future propulsion systems and vehicle designs are all impacting the future factory, future vehicles and future infrastructure.  The 2019 APMA Annual Conference and Exhibition will embody all facets impacting our industry today and in the future. Canadian companies are on the leading edge of many of these technological disruptions and the event will feature key executive presentations from Honda of Canada Mfg., Toyota Motor North America Research & Development, Yazaki and Linamar to name a few.  Additional speakers are identified in the Agenda section below.

On June 11, 2019, apmaTEC is producing the connectTEC Conference | The In.tel.li.gent Network and APMA will offer B2B Meetings for manufacturers and manufacturing technology companies in the OE automotive space.

2019 Annual Conference Registration and Exhibit Booth Sales are available!    All APMA, CAMM and Automate Canada members will receive member discount codes via a separate email from APMA.  In the Check Out process, please be sure to enter the code provided to receive member pricing discounts.  If you prefer, you may also Register (PDF) and email Glenda Tedesco or fax to 416-620-9730.

June 12, 2019

Draft Agenda is available.  APMA’s Annual General Meeting will occur at 8:00 AM on June 12, 2019. This meeting is open to all members of APMA and Conference attendees.  Conference Badge pick up and Registration begins at 7:30 am on June 12, 2019 in Caesar Windsor, Augustus Meeting Level.  Exhibit Hall open at 7:30 am.

Confirmed Speakers include (download brochure):
PLENARY SESSIONS
John McElroy, President, Blue Sky Productions, Inc.
Peter Hall, Vice President and Chief Economist, Export Development Canada
Tom Lake, Executive Vice President, Honda of Canada Mfg. Inc.
Michael Robinet, Executive Director, IHS Markit Automotive Advisory
Greta Cutulenco, CEO & Co-Founder, Acerta Analytics Solutions
Linda Hasenfratz, Chief Executive Officer, Linamar Corporation
Bo Andersson, President & CEO, Yazaki North and Central America; President, Yazaki Europe Ltd.
Bernd Mangler, Senior Vice President, Automotive Solutions, Siemens AG
Jeff Makarewicz, Group Vice President, Vehicle, Quality & Safety Engineering, Toyota Motor North America Research & Development

 

CONCURRENT SESSIONS
Manufacturing Digitization: Maximizing Data Utilization Panel  (3:00 -4:00 pm)
Mike Hart, Director of Product Strategy for Manufacturing and Industrial IoT, Plex Systems
Paul Hogendoorn, President/CEO, FreePoint Technologies Inc.
Vikram Mankar, Director of Customer Success, Canvass Analytics
Jonathon Azzopardi, President & CEO, LAVAL International
Creating New Value Propositions for your Customers Panel  (3:00 -4:00 pm)
Martin Shen, CEO, Passenger AI
Zachary Skeith, Vice President, Strategy, Three Lefts
Chris Kay, Co-Founder & CEO, Multiplicity/Co-Founder, Startup Boost
Cyber Security in Manufacturing Panel  (4:10 -5:10 pm)
AJ Khan, CEO/Founder, CloudGRC Inc.
Catherine Bertheau, Cyber Solutions Business Development Lead, Eastern Canada, Aon Risk Solutions Canada
Charles Finlay, Executive Director, Cybersecure Catalyst, Ryerson University
Decision Making and Opportunity Identification in a Fractured Automotive Market. A Global Automotive Outlook  (4:10 -5:10 pm)
Joseph McCabe, President & CEO, AutoForecast Solutions LLC (AFS)

APMA-CAMM B2B Meetings take place on  June 11, 2019 (12:30 Pm – 4:00 Pm). Participation is complimentary to Registered Full Conference attendees (who select the B2B participation Check Box). These meetings are of significant benefit to Tier 1 and OEM companies who HOST meetings aiming to positively impact their supply chain for global economic growth and for companies that attend those meetings. Supported by the Governments of Canada and Ontario Trade Commissioners, BDC, and EDC  to help attract and identify suitable matches for exploratory discussions among participants.  Canadian and international participants will be matched with company delegates expected from various international locations.  B2B Meetings are open to manufacturers and manufacturing technology companies in the OE automotive space only.  Will your company HOST a table to receive meetings or will you sign up to ATTEND meetings?  Registration deadline is May 22, 2019.

Non-APMA Conference attendees wishing to engage in B2B Meetings are invited to register here for a fee.

GOLD Plus Sponsor:

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GOLD Sponsors:

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SILVER Plus Sponsor:

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The APMA Annual Conference & Exhibition provides companies with the opportunity to increase their level of exposure through numerous sponsorship opportunities. With a captive audience of over 500 attendees, sponsoring a specific component of the APMA 2019 Annual Conference & Exhibition provides a superb opportunity to show support for a strong and vibrant Canadian automotive industry while improving your brand awareness and recognition among members, industry colleagues and stakeholders.

Sponsorships are offered to previous year’s sponsors first.  Limited opportunities remain!  To learn more about the 2019 Sponsorship opportunities, please Click Here. If additional information is required, please email Vincent Guglielmo or call 416-620-4220 ext. 233.

APMA’s Exhibit Hall is sponsored by   sleco-logo-only

Click here to see a complete list of confirmed exhibitors for 2019.

Exhibitor Manual for Confirmed Exhibitors:  If you are a confirmed exhibitor or interested in identifying costs for furniture, electrical, etc. for you booth,  please visit the 2019 Exhibitor Manual.

Exhibiting at this one-day only event provides a great opportunity to showcase your company capabilities, innovations and leading-edge technologies to a senior automotive target audience and provides the industry’s best networking opportunities in the sector in Canada. Whether your company offers new manufacturing processes or technologies, light-weighting technologies, new product applications and innovations, Autonomous/Connected Vehicle technologies, EV/Hybrid and Alternate Powertrain technologies, research capacity or other products/services, exhibiting at this event is for you.  Learn more about Exhibitor benefits, floor plan, and exhibit registration details.

Why Exhibit? A cost-effective way to promote your products, services and technologies to OE visitors, international delegates, OE suppliers, industry executives, government, academia, and the industry at large. As the industry rapidly evolves, new disruptive technologies, capabilities and innovations are in great demand. As the signature event of the year for the automotive manufacturing sector in Canada, booth space will sell out quickly. Secure your booth today!

The Exhibitor Registration document includes Exhibitor benefits, floor plan, and exhibit registration details. Book your booth by March 29, 2019 and SAVE $100.00.

APMA has arranged for a limited block of hotel rooms in Caesars Windsor for APMA delegates during our Conference at a special rate of $159.00 plus applicable taxes (per night).  This rate will be in effect until May 26, 2019 (subject to availability) and will be applicable for stays from June 9 – 15, 2019 as part of our group booking.  Reserve your hotel accommodations online or contact Reservation Services at 1-800-991-8888, quoting the “APMA”group name and group code APM0611.

Caesars Windsor

377 Riverside Drive East

Windsor, Ontario CANADA

connectTEC Conference | The In.tel.li.gent Network

June 11th, 2019

In the new world of automotive, the one where ACES (Automated, Connected, Electric and Shared) is driving the global OEMs to rapidly transition and transform their business models from selling and financing vehicles to selling kilometers, services and electrons the connectTEC Conference – The In.tel.li.gent Network aspires to bring together Canada’s Leaders in Auto, ICT, Industry and Infrastructure to discuss the challenges and identify the opportunities that lie ahead for Canadian manufacturers.

APMA believes it’s imperative that for Canada to succeed as a future-relevant auto jurisdiction, we must be global leaders in the broader ACES and Mobility Ecosystems. The starting line is still before us, the race has begun, but the finish line has not yet been drawn.

Join us on the 11th June as you hear from global thought leaders GM, Siemens, LeddarTech and the Intelligent city of Stratford (to name but a few), as they share their insights into the current and new future developments in Intelligent Mobility, Intelligent Industry, and Intelligent Infrastructure.

This event offers limited Sponsorship opportunities.  Details to be posted shortly.  Registration for this event is separate from APMA’s Annual Conference but is available at a reduced rate (save 25%) for APMA Full Conference registrants.  To take advantage of this discount, Register Online selecting the Bundle Pricing option and apply the Promotional Discount Code or select the option on the APMA Conference Registration Form and email to Glenda Tedesco or fax to 416-620-9730.

connectTEC Conference Registration, separate from APMA’s Annual Conference Registration is also available.

APMA has arranged for a limited block of hotel rooms in Caesars Windsor for APMA delegates during our Conference at a special rate of $159.00 plus applicable taxes (per night).  This rate will be in effect until May 26, 2019 (subject to availability) and will be applicable for stays from June 9 – 15, 2019 as part of our group booking.  Reserve your hotel accommodations online or contact Reservation Services at 1-800-991-8888, quoting the “APMA”group name and group code APM0611.

Caesars Windsor

377 Riverside Drive East

Windsor, Ontario CANADA

 

 

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