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March 2019

6th Annual State of Automotive Recalls Summit

March 27, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 11:30 am
Detroit Marriott Livonia, 17100 Laurel Park Drive North
Livonia, 48152 United States
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Wednesday, March 27, 2019 7:30 a.m. Networking Breakfast 8:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Speakers and Q&A In partnership with:       Event sponsor:       Why Attend: Learn about the latest trends and insights regarding automotive recall size, scope and type. Has the industry's response to the recall crises of several years ago changed the frequency and scope of recalls today? Treading new ground: We will discuss key insights related to component defect risk and risk mitigation opportunities…

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June 2019

10th Annual OEM Purchasing Executives Summit

June 18, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 11:30 am
Faurecia North America, 2800 High Meadow Circle
Auburn Hills, MI 48326 United States
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EVENT IS SOLD OUT.  REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. 7:30 a.m. Networking Breakfast 8:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Speakers and Q&A Location: Faurecia North America, 2800 High Meadow Circle, Auburn Hills, MI Host Sponsor: Event sponsors:   Meet OEM Purchasing Executives and their staff! Attend and Learn Plante Moran's David Andrea will present results of the 2019 North American Automotive OEM Tier 1 Supplier Working Relations Index Study, followed by comments from six OEM executives. An extended Q&A will follow the…

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October 2019

A Tour of Eastern Market (and Pizza & Beer too!)

October 3, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Eastern Market Brewing Co., 2515 Riopelle Street
Detroit, MI 48207 United States
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Join the SAA's Young Professionals Network (YPN) for a fun networking event on October 3, 2019.  Attendees will  meet at the awesome Eastern Market Brewing Co. for networking and then we will take a short tour of Eastern Market led by Jeanette Pierce, founder of the Detroit Experience Factory. The tour will include viewing the new murals that were recently unveiled in the market.   We will then return to the brewery for Supino Pizzeria and hear from Olga Stella,…

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Mobility Innovations Summit

October 17, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 1:00 pm
AAM, One Dauch Drive
Detroit, MI 48211 United States
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For the past three years, the SAA held the Automotive Lightweighting Summit. As the automotive industry has evolved to focus on all types of innovations promoting mobility, so too has the event which will feature a more diverse examination of the technologies furthering tomorrow’s mobility solutions.   The Summit will feature the awarding of the Innovation in Mobility Awards in two categories: Innovations in Lightweighting and Technologies Enabling New Business Models. Judges are currently reviewing the more than 50 entries received to select…

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November 2019

Mobility: Realities and Ground Truths

November 12, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
Magna, 750 Tower Drive
Troy, MI 48098 United States
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Exclusive Audience with Magna Executives Mobility: Realities and Ground Truths November 12, 2019 SOLD OUT Agenda: 7:30 - 8:30 a.m. - Networking Breakfast and Registration 8:30 - 11:00 a.m. - Presentations from Magna Leadership 11:30 a.m. - Lunch and Technology Overview (Speak to Magna Product Experts in Innovation Showroom; Possible Ride and Drives) Magna is a mobility technology company and one of the largest suppliers to the global automotive industry. An industry that has transformed so drastically in just a few…

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January 2020

Automotive Outlook Conference

January 21 @ 7:30 am - 11:30 am
The Mint, 27000 Evergreen Road
Lathrup Village, MI 48076 United States
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What should you expect in 2020? Will new vehicle sales increase? What markets around the globe have the biggest upside? Where are the biggest risks? What should we anticipate relating to the economy and how will it affect the auto industry? How will electric vehicles, autonomous vehicles and other innovations impact vehicle mix? What do suppliers need to know? These are just a few of the topics that will be addressed at SAA’s Annual Automotive Outlook Conference. Be prepared for…

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February 2020

Are Consumers Ready for the Future of Mobility?

February 18 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
Detroit Marriott Livonia, 17100 Laurel Park Drive North
Livonia, 48152 United States
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Held in partnership with: What is the future of mobility and how do we accelerate that future? How will the future of mobility impact our infrastructure and urban planning? How does adoption of electrification of heavy equipment/freight trucks compare with electrification of passenger vehicles? And, perhaps most importantly, are consumers ready for this future The SAA, in cooperation with Great Lakes GrowthWorks, will examine many of the key issues relating to mobility’s future on Feb. 18, 2020. Hear from a…

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April 2020

Webinar: Short-Term Challenges Facing Automakers Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

April 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Revised Global and U.S. Forecasts Due to COVID-19 Get Up to Speed During the Quarantine Brought to you by the:   COVID-19 has disrupted the global automotive industry. With first-quarter results reflecting the early impact of the crisis on auto sales, what are the short-term challenges automakers face from the pandemic? Find out in a FREE webinar featuring leading industry analysts. Registration closed Thursday, April 2 at 1pm. Please note: Everyone who registers will receive the webinar link and instructions…

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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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