7:30 am – 9:00 am Main Lobby Registration Opens
7:30 am- 9:00 am Ballroom Lobby Breakfast, Exihibits, Networking
9:00 am – 10:00 am Ballroom A Conference kick-off – Bhushan Kulkarni, BMM BizCon Chair
Welcome to BMM – Niteen Joshi, President BMM
Welcome to Michigan – Address by Birgit Klohs, President & CEO, The Right Place
Keynote Theme – Transforming your Careers and Businesses in the rapidly Changing World
Sachin Lawande, CEO of Visteon
Anand Deshpande, CEO of Persistent
Shri Thanedar, CEO of Avomeen
Q & A Session
Ballroom A Announce Agenda, Recognize Sponsors – MC Anu Gopalkrishnan
10:00 am – 10:30 am Ballroom Lobby Coffee Break and Networking in exhibit area
Track 1 Shifting Gears Track 2 B2B Bridge
10:30 am – 11:15 am Ballroom A Learn from Masters Grand Gallery C, D, & E Global Trends in Connected Mobility
Moderator Rob Pasick, CEO of Leaders Connect Moderator Anu Gopalkrishnan, Sr. Product Manager – Connected Audio Services at Sirius XM Radio Inc
Panelist Yogen Rahangdale, Chairman, Diversified Manufacturing and Assembly Panelist Paul Krepps, Global Business Development: U.S., India and Canada; Michigan Economic Development Corporation
Panelist Tel Ganesan, Managing Partner, Kyyba Ventures Panelist Scott McCormick, President, Connected Vehicle Trade Association
Panelist Dr. Prabhakar Patil, Senior Advisor, LG Chem Power Panelist Birgit Klohs, The President and CEO, The Right Place
Panelist Kevin Suboski, EOS Implementor Panelist Representative from MIDC – TBA
11:15 am – 12:15 pm Ballroom A Interactive Session: Discover your core strengths. Facilitator: Dr. Diana Wong, CEO of Sensei Change Grand Gallery C, D, & E Panel discussion: Transforming and Protecting the future of transportation
Participants will have an opportunity to develop important professional career development blueprint to create their own unique desired future. Moderator Scott McCormick, President, Connected Vehicle Trade Association
• create a vision and mission for professional development and growth Panelist Ralph Buckingham, Director – Connected, Autonomous Vehicle Testing at Intertek
• identify key strengths, knowledge, skills, abilities, and talents Panelist Gary Streelman, Magneti Marelli
• develop an action plan with major career milestones Panelist Ami Dotan, CEO & Co-Founder, Karamba Security
• practice important tips and techniques for professional networking Panelist Bharat Indrakumar, Director for Digital Concepts and Internal ecosystems at ZF Friedrichshafen AG
• obtain important advice for shifting gears in professional careers
12:15 pm – 1:00 pm Ballroom Lobby Lunch
1:00 pm – 1:45 pm Ballroom A Future of Intelligent Mobility – John Maddox, CEO of American Center for Mobility
Impact of autonomous vehicle era on through the ripple effect – Keith Brophy, State Exec. Director SBDC
Real Estate Opportunities in India – Moderator – Avinash Rachmale, Participants – Excellence Shelters
1:45 pm – 2:00 pm Ballroom Lobby Coffee Break / Networking
Track 1 Shifting Gears Track 2 B2B Bridge
2:00 pm – 2:45 pm Ballroom A World Café – Casual Conversations on following topics with a facilitator. Attendees can select any 2 topics of 20 minutes each. Grand Gallery C, D & E Casual Conversations on following Table Topics alongwith a renowned facilitator. Attendees can select any 2 topics of 20 minutes each.
Café Table 1: Emotional Intelligence (facilitator: Rob Pasick) Table Topic 1 – Partnership potential of overseas companies with leading research universities – Aiain Pietty , SBDC
Cafe Table 2: Entrepreneurial Journey – Building Strategy – Kevin Suboski Table Topic 2 -Challenges and opportunities in making connected vehicles safe, secure and reliable – Ralph Buckingham at Intertek
Cafe Table 3: Entrepreneurial journey: Sales / Marketing: Harry Lockhardt, Nick Suino Table Topic 3 – ZF – Bharath Indrakumar
Cafe Table 4: Entrepreneurial journey: Funding – Angela Barbash Table topic 4: Investment opportunities for overseas partners in early stage technology companies. – Kayo Remirez, SBDC
Cafe Table 5: Leadership Development / Team Building – Miche Raymont Table Topic 5 – Legal and IP – Sushrid Wadekar
Cafe Table 5:Prabhakar Patil (Journey from corporate world to entrepreneurship track)
Cafe table 6: Anand Deshpande (Building global business through persistence) Table Topic 6 – Matt Smith – National Connected/Automated Vehicle Program Manager
Cafe Table 7: Sachin Lawande (Journey from Engineer to CEO)
2:45 pm – 3:00 pm Ballroom Lobby Coffee Break / Networking
Track 1 Shifting Gears Track 2 B2B Bridge
3:00 pm – 3:45 pm Ballroom A Goal Setting – Dr. Diana Wong, Sensei Change Grand Gallery C, D, E Presentation on Smart Cities, Smart Communities
• Complete your career blueprint. Get input from others on your plan • Steve Cook – MDOT
• Feet Forward – Get Accountability partner • Meryn Weimer – Smart Columbus city
3:00 pm – 3:45 pm Ballroom A Appreciation & Close Grand Gallery C, D, E Appreciation & Close
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Ballroom Lobby Cash Bar & open networking