Eleventh Annual Automotive Outlook Symposium

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago June 3-4 will host its eleventh annual Automotive Outlook Symposium at the Detroit Branch of the Chicago Fed. The day-and-a-half conference will focus on the long- and short-term forces shaping the vehicle industry.


The event includes a presentation by Chicago Fed Senior Economist William Strauss who will give the consensus outlook from Symposium participants.

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12:00 PM
Lunch and Welcome
Glenn Hansen, Senior Vice President and Branch Manager, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
1:00 PM
Keys to Successful Automotive Strategies
Jay Woodworth, President, Woodworth Holdings
2:00 PM
Bob Schnorbus, Chief Economist, J.D. Power and Associates
Ted Chu, Senior Economist, General Motors Corporation
Osman Kubilay Gursel, Senior Modeling Consultant, Power Information Network
Jie Cheng, Vice President, Solution Development, Power Information Network
8:30 AM
Continental Breakfast
9:00 AM
William Strauss, Senior Economist and Economic Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Van Jolissaint, Chief Economist, DaimlerChrysler Corporation
Ken Vieth, Co-principal, Americas Commercial Transportation Research Company
Paul Taylor, Chief Economist, National Automobile Dealers Association
12:00 PM
1:15 PM
Afternoon Presentations
Rudolph Schlais, Chairman, I.T. United
David Andrea, Vice President of Business Development, Original Equipment Suppliers Association
3:00 PM

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