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April 2020

Webinar: 7th Annual State of Automotive Recalls Summit

April 29 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Webinar United States

Held in partnership with: Sponsored by: When the SAA and Stout held the first Annual State of Automotive Recalls/Warranties Summit in 2014, it was mentioned that recalls would continue to grow and become the new normal. In 2019, the industry saw a record number of light vehicle recalls, involving 38 million vehicles. Just recently, a recall of 1.8 million vehicles due to a potential fuel pump failure was announced. Attend this year’s Summit to learn about recent trends in the industry,…

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May 2020

Webinar: COVID-19’s Impact on the China Market and the Detroit Three: An Insider’s View

May 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

COVID-19 has disrupted the global automotive industry and has exposed numerous challenges for the automotive industry. China, the world’s largest market, experienced the setbacks first seeing car sales collapse 80% in February and 45% in the first quarter. What can we learn from China, and how will China’s struggles and recovery efforts impact the rest of the world? Key discussion points include: China's 2020 sales could fall 20% or between 4-5 million vehicles. The Detroit Three hit new lows in…

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June 2020

Webinar: Will the First Autonomous Vehicles Deliver Packages, Not People?

June 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Webinar: Will the First Autonomous Vehicles Deliver Packages, Not People? Featuring Colin Langan Colin will discuss his new study of autonomous vehicle delivery, which will be released in conjunction with the webinar. While most autonomous vehicle (AV) startups have focused on rideshare, Colin believes the autonomous delivery opportunity is more compelling given lower technology hurdles and better economics. He will review why removing the human passenger will enable the technology to reach the market faster. His study highlights the delivery…

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Webinar: How Waymo is Building the World’s Most Experienced Driver

June 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Patrick Cadariu will discuss how Waymo is building the world's most experienced driver, the Waymo Driver, which includes state-of-the-art hardware and advanced software integrated as a seamless, single system into their vehicles at the Waymo Detroit assembly facility. The Waymo Driver can power multiple vehicle platforms, from minivans and SUVs to Class 8 trucks, and is currently applied across two key business lines: Waymo One, the world's first commercial self-driving service, and Waymo Via, which is focused on all forms…

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Webinar: An Update on the North American International Auto Show and Future Plans

June 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Automotive Press Association (APA) has invited SAA members to attend a free webinar that will provide updates on the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) and the North American Car and Truck of the Year Award (NACTOY) program. This is a free webinar but registration is required. Speakers: Rod Alberts, DADA and NAIAS Executive Director -- Auto shows and how they have evolved -- 2020 NAIAS and what to expect at 2021 NAIAS         Doug North,…

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Webinar: 11th Annual OEM Purchasing Executives Summit

June 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Co-Hosted by: Sponsored by:   SAA, in partnership with OESA, will co-host the OESA/SAA 2020 Purchasing Summit on June 25, 2020. The online event feature a presentation of the 2020 North American Automotive OEM-Supplier Working Relations Index Study® (WRI®), along with comments by purchasing executives from GM, Ford, FCA, Toyota, Nissan and Honda. The WRI Study is a comprehensive annual survey of working relations between Tier 1 suppliers and their OEM customers from the supplier’s perspective. The Study, in its…

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July 2020

Webinar: Candid Industry Perspectives from Reid Bigland

July 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Candid Industry Perspectives from Reid Bigland Join the SAA on July 21 for a webinar featuring former FCA executive Reid Bigland who will share his candid industry insights on the following: Automotive environment both pre-and-post COVID-19 Challenges for OEMs going forward due to COVID-19 The Electrification Conundrum - who really wants these things, Governments or the Consumer? Reid is a dynamic speaker and thinker who quickly climbed the ranks of FCA. Reid joined FCA in 1997 and in his 23…

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August 2020

Webinar: An Updated Forecast and Outlook

August 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

COVID-19 has made forecasting automotive volumes and trends challenging to say the least. As the world attempts to determine the impacts of COVID and when “normal” will return, the SAA will provide the most up-to-date forecasts and perspectives on the state of the auto industry and where the industry is heading on August 18 as three leading industry experts will provide their insights. Featuring: Kevin Riddell Senior Manager, Americas Powertrain Forecasting LMC Automotive Topic: BEV (Battery-Electric Vehicle) Market and Regulations…

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September 2020

YPN Lunch & Learn: How to Optimize LinkedIn to Support Your Brand & Generate Leads

September 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

How to Optimize LinkedIn to Support Your Brand & Generate Leads FREE to all SAA and YPN members. (Click here to become a member.) Ever notice how some people seem to really “get” LinkedIn, and others blend in? Join us as Brenda Meller, Owner and Marketing Consultant at Meller Marketing shows us how to ROCK our personal brand online and help to generate leads using LinkedIn. Attend and learn: Profile-building techniques to optimize your LinkedIn presence Strategies to develop and…

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October 2020

Webinar: Supplier Strategy Re-Boot: Navigating the Post-COVID Market

October 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Webinar -- Supplier Strategy Re-Boot: Navigating the Post-COVID Market How should suppliers integrate new volume forecasts, electrification and ADAS integration assumptions? What efforts can be taken to reduce capital and enterprise risk moves to the forefront? What are tomorrow’s key competitive differentiators? Featuring: Michael Robinet  Executive Director of Automotive Advisory Services IHS Markit     Share This:  

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