Speakers

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Eduardo Pichardo Guzman
Engineering Manager – Thermal & Costing Tools
General Motors

Day Two

Wednesday October 23 2019

8:00 am | Keynote: Harnessing Data Analytics to Improve Speed & Accuracy of Costing

Kelly Brown
Global Strategies Planning & Process Integration
FCA Group

Day Two

Wednesday October 23 2019

11:00 am | Panel Discussion: Placing Cost Engineering into Organizational Structure for Enhanced Performance

Frank Dalton
Senior Cost Engineer
Karma Automotive

Day One

Tuesday October 22 2019

8:00 am | Keynote: Building a Cost Model for Black Box Electronics: Principles to Consider

Jonathan Schemanske
Senior Cost Engineer
KOSTAL Group

Day One

Tuesday October 22 2019

11:45 am | Case Study: Building Transparency & Leveraging Expertise in Supplier Negotiations

Rodolfo Monsalvo
Finance Lead – Cost Engineer HVAC & Powertrain Cooling
General Motors

Day Two

Wednesday October 23 2019

8:00 am | Keynote: Harnessing Data Analytics to Improve Speed & Accuracy of Costing

Ruediger Stern
President North America
FACTON

Day One

Tuesday October 22 2019

4:30 pm | Chair’s Closing Remarks

7:50 am | Chair’s Opening Remarks

Day Two

Wednesday October 23 2019

3:00 pm | Chair’s Closing Remarks

7:50 am | Chair’s Opening Remarks

Michael Skrzypchak
Director of Cost Management
Oshkosh Corporation

Day Two

Wednesday October 23 2019

11:00 am | Panel Discussion: Placing Cost Engineering into Organizational Structure for Enhanced Performance

Raluca Mihu
Director – Program Finance
DURA Automotive

Day One

Tuesday October 22 2019

12:15 pm | Panel Discussion: Comparing Advantages & Disadvantages of a Localized vs. International Supply Base

Marc Pearlman
Director of Cost Estimating & Administration
Unique Fabricating Inc.

Day One

Tuesday October 22 2019

12:15 pm | Panel Discussion: Comparing Advantages & Disadvantages of a Localized vs. International Supply Base

Ed Pretzel
President
Collaborative Supply Chains

Day One

Tuesday October 22 2019

2:15 pm | Case Study: Leveraging Early Supplier Engagement for More Efficient Costing Process

Michael Wildt
Founder & Managing Partner
Global Supply Innovations

Day One

Tuesday October 22 2019

3:30 pm | Case Study: Leveraging Should Cost Data for Strategic Sourcing

Alexander M. Swoboda
CEO
FACTON

Day One

Tuesday October 22 2019

10:00 am | FACTON Presentation: TBC

Chris Domanski
Direct Sourcing & Cost Optimization Manager
Nexteer Automotive

Day Two

Wednesday October 23 2019

1:20 pm | Case Study: Developing Relationships: Aligning Engineering & Purchasing for a Fluid Workflow

11:00 am | Panel Discussion: Placing Cost Engineering into Organizational Structure for Enhanced Performance

Luis Contesini
Product Costing Manager
Adient

Day One

Tuesday October 22 2019

4:00 pm | Case Study: Building the Skillset of Your Cost Engineering Team to Adapt to Industry Disruption

Michael Donahue
Materials & Cost Manager
Robbins Manufacturing

Day Two

Wednesday October 23 2019

8:30 am | Panel Discussion: Assessing the Feasibility of Industry Standardization

Yalcin Karagoz
Material Cost Analyst
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems

Day Two

Wednesday October 23 2019

11:00 am | Panel Discussion: Placing Cost Engineering into Organizational Structure for Enhanced Performance

8:30 am | Panel Discussion: Assessing the Feasibility of Industry Standardization

Doug Hicks
President
DT Hicks & Co.

Day Two

Wednesday October 23 2019

9:00 am | Case Study: Establishing Standards for Cost Calculation Methodologies

Guru Narayan
Managing Partner
ebTRAN

Day Two

Wednesday October 23 2019

10:30 am | Case Study: Comparing Quotes with Different Rationalizations: Cost, Content, Performance

Yugi Gokavarapu
Principal Cost Engineer
ZF Group

Day Two

Wednesday October 23 2019

1:50 pm | Case Study: Defining the “Ideal” Cost Engineer: Assessing Hiring Requirements for a Quality Workforce