General Sessions


    The 10-80-10 Principle | Sunjay Nath

    March 3, 2020 | 5:45–7:00 p.m.

    Our Keynote Speaker, Sunjay Nath, shared his secret to getting individuals and organizations to perform at a higher level with less time and costs. His strength-based approach improves team morale and helps shift mindsets from “have to” to “get to.”


    View Sunjay’s greeting here.


    The Rolling Disrupters | Panel Discussion

    March 4, 2020 | 4:20–5:30 p.m.

    When the folks on this panel are told, “It can’t be done,” they have one, universal response: Challenge accepted. Watch the recorded session and be inspired by people who use their chairs as wrecking balls to shatter expectations and break molds. Hear their stories and discover how auto mobility is a common theme running through the various paths they have chosen to forge, through all different walks of life.

    View the recorded session here.

    View a greeting from Sam Schmidt here.



    Mike Savicki – Afterburner Communications

    Dr. Rory Cooper – Human Engineering Research Laboratories, U of Pitt
    Aaron “Wheelz” Fotheringham – Wheelchair Motocross Athlete
    Noah Currier – Oscar Mike Apparel & OMFoundation
    Sam Schmidt – Conquer Paralysis Now


    Women in Mobility: Insights & Perspectives | Panel Discussion

    March 5, 2020 | 12:00–1:30 p.m.

    During this wide-ranging dialogue, women who have excelled in their automotive/mobility careers discussed ideas and perspectives regarding industry hot topics while also sharing insights and advice for success in traditionally male-dominated industries.  Featuring innovative thinkers and exceptional leaders with executive, management, technology, and engineering backgrounds, this panel was geared toward women AND men who want to be inspired by the panelists’ talents, informed about the experiences of women in the auto/mobility industries, and involved in the thought leadership necessary to develop a competitive advantage in industries experiencing disruption and transformation.



    Amy Schoppman – NMEDA



    Shani Jayant – Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
    Staci Kroon – BraunAbility
    Noel Marshall – Schaeffler-Paravan
    Catherine Martin – Ilderton Conversions