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Automotive & Defense Industry Partnerships: Fostering a Better Understanding

  • Wednesday, May 15, 2013
  • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Management Education Center, 811 W. Square Lake Road, Troy, MI 48098



MSED Monthly Meeting


Panel Discussion:

"Automotive and Defense Industry Partnerships:  Fostering a Better Understanding"



Program Summary:

Discover how the automotive and defense industries can partner to deploy performance-based support and achieve higher efficiency/affordability - for the Warfighter, for the contracting community and for industry stakeholders.


Key Objectives and Take-Aways:

  • Share and exchange information and proven best practices
  • Build and sustain relationships between the automotive and defense industrial bases
  • Stay ahead by hearing the latest acquisition changes

Michael K. Asada, COL USA (Retired)

President, Arsenal of Democracy Chapter, AUSA


Sean Carlson

Executive Director, Michigan Defense Office, MEDC


Dion J. King, COL USA (Retired)

VP Strategy, Plans & Programs, J.P. Sales Company, Inc.


BG Michael A. Stone

Asst. Adjutant General, Michigan National Guard


David J. Thomas

Director, National Automotive Center, US Army TARDEC


Michael D. Viggato

Deputy to the Commander, TACOM LCMC



Thomas Smith

President, taktik(z)




5:00pm-6:15pm:  Registration/Networking/Hors d'oeuvres

6:15pm-7:30pm:  Panel Discussion/Q&A

7:30pm-8:00pm:  Networking/Dessert


Sponsorships are available!  Go to our Sponsorship Page for more information or call Meeting Coordinators at (248) 643-6590.

Contact Us
(248) 643-6590

PO Box 99463
Troy, MI 48099

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