Eighteenth Annual Automotive Outlook Symposium
On June 2-3, 2011, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago will host its Eighteenth Annual Automotive Outlook Symposium at its Detroit Branch.
On Thursday, June 2, the day will begin with a panel discussion, followed by a luncheon. After lunch we will head out to the Chrysler Technology Center in Auburn Hill, Michigan for a tour of Chrysler's state-of-the-art Wind Tunnel and conclude with a reception at the Walter P. Chrysler Museum (see Conference Materials for more information). On Friday, June 3, the symposium will convene at the Detroit Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
This year's symposium focuses on the near-term automotive outlook and the long-term structure of the industry. The topics include the perspective of the auto industry from the financial sector; the vehicle sales outlook from the OEM (original equipment manufacturers) perspective; medium- and heavy-duty truck industry outlook; dealers'perspectives on the sales outlook; the future of the supplier industry post-restructuring; and the consensus outlook of symposium participants.
Read the press release that provides a summary of the symposium.
The reception will be held at the Walter P. Chrysler Museum and will end at 7:30 p.m.
Last Updated: 06/06/2011
Rooms at the Atheneum Hotel are available for conference attendees at a rate of $129.00 per night. To make a reservation, please contact the hotel directly by calling (313) 962-2323. To access the reserved block of rooms, please mention the "Auto Outlook Symposium." If you have questions or need assistance making a reservation, please contact Ella Dukes (contact information to the right) or Sandy Schneider via e-mail or (312) 322-8203.
2011 Symposium Press Release
Read a summary of the discussions and presentations at the symposium.
Link to our AOS Conference Series page with information on some of our previous symposia and summary articles.
The speakers' presentations will be e-mailed to all registered participants on or before June 1, 2011. In addition, they will be available for download via this agenda. If you any questions, please contact Ella Dukes (contact information to the right).
Tour InformationWalter P. Chrysler Museum and Chrysler Wind Tunnel
One Chrysler Dr
Auburn Hills, MI 48326-2778
Tel: (248) 944-0450
The Walter P. Chrysler Museum and Chrysler Wind Tunnel is located on the Chrysler Group LLC headquarters complex in Auburn Hills, Michigan, approximately 30 miles north of downtown Detroit. Easily accessible from I-75 at exit 78 (Chrysler Drive), the museum is located at the southeast corner of the complex, at the intersection of Featherstone and Squirrel Roads. Free on-site parking is available.
The museum offers a barrier- and smoke-free environment.