By DE Editors
LMS North America has announced the keynote speakers at the 2011 LMS Americas Vehicle Conference to be held at the Dearborn Hyatt Regency Hotel in Dearborn, MI June 14-15. The free conference will host Charlie Klein, global director of Energy Management, Mass and Aerodynamics at General Motors; Bob Lee, vice president, of Electrified Propulsion & Advanced Powertrain Engineering at Chrysler LLC; and Jan Leuridan, CTO of LMS International as Keynote speakers.
“We are greatly pleased that Mr. Charlie Klein and Mr. Bob Lee will present their visionary approach to the eco- and brand value engineering challenges in the automotive sector,” says Marc Boonen, president of LMS Americas. “Our aim is to provide a meeting place for the automotive and ground vehicle community to exchange ideas and find ways to respond to the current challenges in the industry.”
The lunch-time guest speaker for this year’s conference will be John McElroy. McElroy is the host of “Autoline Detroit,” an Emmy Award-winning TV program, and he is heard daily on “Automotive Insight” segments on WWJ Newsradio 950, the CBS affiliate in Detroit.
The conference will include two management panel sessions with industry leaders:
Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) " A product development enabler for attaining performance and quality targets; and Vehicle Engineering " Delivering best-in-class vehicle performance and driving experiences through superior systems engineering.
The Second day of the conference will host engineering application cases presented by customers and other experts on the use of LMS solutions and technology.
For more information and to register, visit LMS North America’s conference site.
Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.