Thursday, JUNE 11

11:30AM - 2:30PM Central

2020

DIVERSE

AUTOMOTIVE & MOBILITY SUMMIT

Sponsored By:

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ONLINE @ HOPIN

Jun 11, 2020, 11:30 AM CDT
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WHEN /

JUNE 11, 2020

11:30AM-2:30PM

WHERE /

ONLINE

COST /

FREE

ABOUT THE EVENT /

The Southern Region Minority Supplier Development Council, in collaboration with the Eastern Minority Supplier Development Council, is proud to present the 2020 Southern Region Diverse Supplier Automotive Summit. This event features a select group of speakers and panelists that provide attendees with new insights into emerging trends in the automotive and mobility sector.

SCHEDULE /

11:30-11:35AM

WELCOME REMARKS

11:35-11:55AM

SESSION #1

Management in the Age of COVID-19:  7 Tips on How to Deal with a Cashflow Crisis

GENE WADDY

CEO | DIVERSANT & ALPHA BUSINESS SOLUTIONS

11:55-12:00PM

SPARK! B2B Networking Break #1 (AN INNOVATIVE WAY TO MEET NEW BUSINESS OWNERS AND CREATE CONNECTIONS)

12:00-12:25PM

SESSION #2

Post Coronavirus: Our Future Forecast In The Automobile & Mobility Industry

ERNIE COWART,

VICE PRESIDENT | ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PARTNERSHIP OF ALABAMA

12:25-12:30PM

SPARK! B2B Networking Break #2 (AN INNOVATIVE WAY TO MEET NEW BUSINESS OWNERS AND CREATE CONNECTIONS)

12:30-01:00PM

SESSION #3

Panel Discussion: What It Takes To Be A Tier 1, 2, or 3 Supplier

Moderator - Ma'at Latham, SRMSDC

Panelist #1 - Andrea Jackson, President of Millennium Steel Service

Panelist #2 - Javier Kuehnle, President of C.A. Spalding Company

Panelist #3 - Kirk Lewis, President of Blue Springs Metal | Georgetown Metal Processing | Madison Metal Processing

Panelist #4 - Marquez Wilson, President of Wilson IT Solutions

01:00-01:30PM

SPARK! B2B CONVERSATIONS #3 (AN INNOVATIVE WAY TO MEET NEW BUSINESS OWNERS AND CREATE CONNECTIONS)

01:30-01:50PM

Keynote Speaker

SEAN SUGGS,

CEO | TOYOTA MOTOR MANUFACTURING

01:50-02:30PM

SPARK! B2B CONVERSATIONS #4 (AN INNOVATIVE WAY TO MEET NEW BUSINESS OWNERS AND CREATE CONNECTIONS)

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