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Navigating the future with confidence

The automotive industry is one of the most important segments of the metals business.  As indicators continue to point toward growth, now is the time to leverage the lessons learned and analyze trends.  

A critical component of this year’s AMM Automotive Materials program will build upon the key issues and trends impacting the supply chain and what that means for automotive metals and material choices.

Come early and join AMM for our first Galvanized + Coated Steel Conference being held at the Henry Hotel on May 1-2.  Package rates are available.

NEW IN 2012 - Opening Breakout Session Options:
  Severstal’s New Hot Dip Galvanizing Line
SPOTLIGHT PANEL:  Next Generation Automotive Technologies

Dave Anderson, Senior Director Automotive Market, Steel Market Development Institute
Dr. Jay Baron
, President & CEO,
Center for Automotive Research
Charles Chesbrough
, Senior Economist,
IHS Global Insight
Hugh Harris
, Mechanical Engineer, Assessment and Standards Div/OTAQ,
Environmental Protection Agency
Chris Huskamp
, Product- Market Development Consultant,
IBC Advanced Alloys
Steven Jansto
, Market Development Manager,
CBMM-Reference Metals Co.
Itay Michaeli
, Vice President,
Citi Investment Research
Ted J. Miller
, Senior Manager- Energy Storage,
Ford Motor Company
Jim Mortensen
, General Manager- Automotive,
Severstal North America
Christopher Plummer
, Managing Director,
Metal Strategies Inc.
Dr. P.K. Rastogi
, Manager, Global Automotive Marketing,
ArcelorMittal USA
Doug Richman
, Technical Committee Chairman, The Aluminum Association’s Aluminum Transportation Group & Vice President of Engineering and Technology,
Kaiser Aluminum
Anne Riley
, Managing Editor,
American Metal Market
Randall Scheps
, Director of Marketing – Automotive,
Alcoa Global Rolled Products
Richard Schultz
, Managing Director,
Ducker Worldwide
Daniel N. Sharkey
, Partner,
Brooks Wilkins Sharkey & Turco
Dr. Andrew Sherman
Ford Motor Company (Retired)
Brad Soultz
, Vice President & General Manager,
Matthew Zaluzec
, Senior Technical Leader, Ford Motor Company


Automotive market analysis & forecast
-  Automotive production forecast – North American & Global
-  Automotive metals forecast
Metals market analysis & forecast
-  2012 supply outlook for steel, aluminum and magnesium

Regulations– Are they driving automotive materials choices?
-  Fuel economy:  The CAFE Standards
-  Life cycle analysis
-  Lightweight vs. safety debate
-  Next generation vehicles – how far out?
Cost benefit analysis of material choices
Metal cost over a life cycle of a car
-  Fuel prices and vehicle designs/choices
-  New metal/material  technologies
-  Price risk management
Globalization of the supply chain
- How does the origin of materials and the new global supply chain path impact:

-  Where vehicle and part production is located and why
-  Where metals producers are located and why
-  Does this alter the life cycle analysis and cost benefit of vehicles and materials?

Come early and join AMM for our first Galvanized + Coated Steel Conference being held at the Henry Hotel on May 1-2.  Package rates are available.

  • Signature SponsorReference Metals CBMM
  • Medallion SponsorSeverstal
  • Supporting OrganizationsCAR
  • Supporting OrganizationsAluminum in Transportation
  • Supporting OrganizationsSteel Market Development Institute