2021 SAWF Conference Agenda/Speakers

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Thursday, July 29, 2021 

5:00PM President’s Reception – Registration & Networking 

6:00 PM President's Reception Keynote Speaker: Olabisi Boyle, Vice President of Product Planning and Mobility Strategy, Hyundai Motor North America 

7:00 PM Bourbon Tasting (live event only – not virtual)

Friday, July 30, 2021 
7:30 AM Conference Opening – Registration & Networking Breakfast 

8:30 AM  Welcome
8:45 AM Morning Keynote Speaker: Susan Elkington, President, Toyota Manufacturing Kentucky
9:45 AM Break 
10:00 AM Becoming a LinkedIn Power User – Kelsey Justice, Marketing Manager, HPM
11:00 AM Break 
11:15 AM   Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Roundtable: Present and Future in Automotive 

  • Nora Roper, Assistant Plant Manager, GM Bowling Green
  • Sean M. Suggs, GVP Social Innovation Officer, Toyota Motor North America
  • Karen Mills, Assistant Plant Manager, Ford Motor Company
  • Joe Bobnar, Director of Manufacturing, Ford Motor Company

12:15 PM Lunch 

1:00 PM Where are they Now? SAWF Past Scholarship Recipients

1:15 PM 2021 Scholarship Presentation

1:55 PM  Adjourn 

Registration and hotel information.