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A Whole New Conference Experience

Wednesday, April 1

11:00 AM

11:10 AM

12:30 PM

1:30 PM

1:45 PM

Welcome and Antitrust Review

John Chalifoux, President & COO, MERA

Russ Schinzing, Vice President, Electronics, BBB Industries

Mitch Zajac, Patent Attorney, Butzel Long

COVID-19: The Effect on Your People, Your Industry, Your Company

Current Situation: Epidemiologic Perspectives and Key Scenarios that Can Play Out Over Time

Helen LeisPartner, Health and Life Sciences Practice, Oliver Wyman

Government Actions: What We Know, What We Are Doing

Ann Wilson, Sr. Vice President, Government Affairs, MEMA

Legal Insights: Rightsizing and Cost Savings During Coronavirus Crisis

Bernard ("Bernie") Fuhs, Shareholder, Butzel Long

Brett Miller, Chair, Liability Insurance Sub-Practice, Butzel Long

The Economy and Impacts on the Industry


Straight Talk with the Federal Reserve's Paul Traub

Paul Traub, Sr. Business Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Detroit Branch

Economic and Supply Chain Impact: What Businesses Should Anticipate

Kevin Depew, Deputy Chief Economist & Eminence Leader, RSM US LLP


The Economy and Impacts on the Industry (cont.)


Market Intelligence: Insights and Trends in the Automotive and Commercial Vehicle Sectors

Mike Jackson, Executive Director, Strategy & Research, OESA

Antti Lindstrom, Manager, Medium & Heavy-Duty Trucks, IHS Markit

2:30 PM

Member Value Sessions: Moving the Industry Forward

The Competitive Advantage of Sustainability and Remanufacturing

Dr. Cornelius Pieper, Managing Director & Partner, Boston Consulting Group

The Future is Ours: MEMA's Strategic Approach to Advocacy

Bill Long, President & CEO, MEMA

Remanufacturing: Protecting the Family Name

Mitch Zajac, Patent Attorney, Butzel Long

John Chalifoux, President & COO, MERA

3:30 PM

Closing Remarks


Stay tuned. Date TBA

Thank you for your understanding

TOWN HALL: Authorized Remanufacturing Programs - Quality Products and Trusted Relationships

Tim Bauer, Vice President, Aftermarket Vehicle Group, North America, Eaton

Dave Olsen, President, TORQ Advisors

Frank Williams, General Manager, Operations, North American Aftermarket, Meritor

MERA - The Association for Sustainable Manufacturing

25925 Telegraph Road, Suite 350
Southfield, MI  USA

Tel: +1 248 750 1280