SpeedNews Presents Two Detroit-Area Aerospace Industry Events

April 11, 2017 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
Fifth Annual Aerospace Manufacturing Conference, May 2-3, 2017
First AeroAuto Conference in Collaboration with Wards Automotive, May 4, 2017 

NEW YORK – April 11, 2017 – Major aerospace and automotive manufacturers and suppliers will gather in the Detroit area this May for two events presented by SpeedNews Conferences in collaboration with WardsAuto. The SpeedNews 5th Annual Aerospace Manufacturing Conference will be held in Dearborn, MI, from May 2-3, 2017, followed by the inaugural SpeedNews AeroAuto Conference on May 4, 2017. Both events offer top aerospace and automotive professionals the opportunity to meet with distinguished experts, learn about current trends, new products and developments, hear forecasts, and network with customers and peers.

The SpeedNews 5th Annual Aerospace Manufacturing Conference will cover manufacturing operations, capabilities and processes, innovation within manufacturing, modern machining technologies, automation and industry trends. The Conference offers themes that are operational in nature, featuring speakers and panelists with extensive hands-on manufacturing experience. The Conference is being held in Detroit because of the large manufacturing and supply chain bases of the two industries that are based there and Michigan's focus on growth in the industries. The Conference will focus on all key manufacturing aspects including tooling, machining, components, electronics, advanced materials engineering and technological systems. In addition, it will cover what is really behind the hype of Internet of Things (IoT), Additive Manufacturing (AM) and Big Data, and how the Auto and Aero industries learn from each other. The agenda includes remarks from and a reception featuring The Honorable Rick Snyder, Governor, State of Michigan. To register, visit http://speednews.com/aerospace-manufacturing-conference/registration
Immediately following and co-located with SpeedNews' 5th Annual Aerospace Manufacturing Conference, the SpeedNews AeroAuto Conference will be held May 4, 2017. The event will unite executives representing aerospace and automotive manufacturers and suppliers to explore the many synergies between the massive global aerospace and automotive manufacturing industries. The agenda will feature a series of presentations and panel discussions including representatives from both industries, in four sections: Setting the Stage (Current Situation, Drivers of Growth, Key Issues, Enabling Technologies, Regulatory Environment, and Overall Industry Outlook); Innovation & Design (Vehicle Light Weighting and Vetronics, Software & Cybersecurity); Operations & Supply Chain (Manufacturing Productivity, Big Data, and Supply Chain Best Practices); and Targeting the Future (Additive Manufacturing Disruption and Silicon Valley). For more details, visit http://speednews.com/aero-auto-conference/registration

Delegates to either Conference are eligible to participate in tours of RCO Engineering and Linear AMS on May 3. Space is limited and separate registration is required. To register for tours, visit http://lister.speednews.com/SAMCConference/tour_registration.html

The SpeedNews 5th Annual Aerospace Manufacturing Conference and the SpeedNews AeroAuto Conference are produced in collaboration with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, KPMG and WardsAuto. WardsAuto is the leading provider of information and data to the automotive manufacturing industry.

Additional sponsors of the SpeedNews 5th Annual Aerospace Manufacturing Conference include Dassault Systèmes, Gentherm, Rockwell Automation, Stratasys and Aero Metals Alliance.

Additional sponsors of the SpeedNews AeroAuto Conference include Gentherm, Rockwell Automation, Stratasys, Liebherr Aerospace and Pcubed.

For information about registering, promotional and advertising opportunities, contact Joanna Speed at +1-424-465-6501 or jspeed@speednews.com. On Twitter, follow @speednewsconf (https://twitter.com/speednewsconf). For information about all SpeedNews events, visit http://speednews.com/all/conference


SpeedNews Conferences, the leader in global executive events, provides targeted information and professional networking opportunities for senior level aerospace industry leaders, decision makers, financial institutions, economic development organizations, and industry analysts. These Conferences deliver an array of information and data for commercial, defense, business and general aviation, aerospace manufacturing, raw materials, and M&A developments.

SpeedNews Conferences offer an unmatched depth of market data and innovative ways to present organizations' materials. Meet with distinguished experts in the aerospace industry, learn about current trends, new products and developments, hear forecasts, and network with customers and peers. From aircraft and engine manufacturing to current financial reports and data, you will walk away with timely, crucial knowledge from these experts to help guide your business plans.

WardsAuto is a world-leading provider of automotive insights and analysis, having served the industry's information needs for more than 90 years. Based in Southfield, MI, WardsAuto provides a forward-looking perspective on all aspects of the automotive business, from the tech center to the plant floor to the showroom. Its services include the premium WardsAuto.com resource and suite of customizable data reporting tools, the WardsAuto Interiors, WardsAuto UX and WardsAuto Outlook Conferences, and digital newsletters and magazines.

SpeedNews and WardsAuto are part of Informa, the international business intelligence, academic publishing, knowledge and events group. Informa serves commercial, professional and academic communities, helping them connect and learn, and creating and providing access to content and intelligence that helps people and businesses work smarter and make better decisions faster.

Informa has over 7,500 colleagues in more than 20 countries and a presence in all major geographies. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a member of the FTSE 100.


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