Top Automotive Executives to Provide e-business Insight At Michigan IT Summit 2001 on May 8

Apr 05, 2001, 01:00 ET from i-TE@M

    DETROIT, April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Michigan IT Summit 2001 today announced
 that speakers from top automakers and technology companies will be featured in
 the annual event's luncheon, titled "Driving the New Economy."  Focused on how
 the automotive industry is embracing e-business, the luncheon is sponsored by
 Microsoft Corporation and will be held from 12-1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 8 at
 Cobo Center.  The announcement was made by Joan Trusty, president of i-TE@M.
     The panel discussion will be led by John McElroy, Automotive Analyst for
 WWJ News Radio 950.  The panelists, distinguished leaders from the automotive
 e-business industry, include:
     -- Marv Adams, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Ford Motor
        Company
     -- Tony Scott, Chief Technology Officer, General Motors Corporation
     -- Alice A. Miles, Acting Chief Product Officer, Covisint
     -- Abdallah Shanti, Executive Director and Chief Information Officer,
        American Axle and Manufacturing
     -- Peter Janak, Chief Information Officer and Vice President, Delphi
        Automotive Systems
     -- Theodore C. Wozniak Sr., Corporate Vice President, Information
        Technology and Executive Director, Materials Management, Magna
        International
     "The role of established manufacturing organizations in leading e-business
 is now being fully appreciated as never before," said Trusty.  "The panel will
 discuss how their companies are using information technology to reduce
 time-to-market, cut costs and improve customer service."
     "This year's IT Summit has something for everyone, covering a broad range
 of topics such as privacy, cybercrime, e-commerce and marketing.  Compared to
 other local events that are charging up to $1,500, you can hear these industry
 visionaries for only $100," said Trusty.
     Michigan IT Summit 2001 is hosted by i-TE@M, the Information Technology
 Association of Michigan.  The IT Summit, Michigan's only statewide information
 technology conference, is one of the nation's prime venues for showcasing new
 developments and business models for the IT industry.  Over 1,200 members of
 Michigan's IT community attended this event last year.  To register, please
 visit www.i-team.org/itsummit .  Cost is $100 per person prior to May 8 and
 $150 per person at the door.
 
 

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    DETROIT, April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Michigan IT Summit 2001 today announced
 that speakers from top automakers and technology companies will be featured in
 the annual event's luncheon, titled "Driving the New Economy."  Focused on how
 the automotive industry is embracing e-business, the luncheon is sponsored by
 Microsoft Corporation and will be held from 12-1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 8 at
 Cobo Center.  The announcement was made by Joan Trusty, president of i-TE@M.
     The panel discussion will be led by John McElroy, Automotive Analyst for
 WWJ News Radio 950.  The panelists, distinguished leaders from the automotive
 e-business industry, include:
     -- Marv Adams, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Ford Motor
        Company
     -- Tony Scott, Chief Technology Officer, General Motors Corporation
     -- Alice A. Miles, Acting Chief Product Officer, Covisint
     -- Abdallah Shanti, Executive Director and Chief Information Officer,
        American Axle and Manufacturing
     -- Peter Janak, Chief Information Officer and Vice President, Delphi
        Automotive Systems
     -- Theodore C. Wozniak Sr., Corporate Vice President, Information
        Technology and Executive Director, Materials Management, Magna
        International
     "The role of established manufacturing organizations in leading e-business
 is now being fully appreciated as never before," said Trusty.  "The panel will
 discuss how their companies are using information technology to reduce
 time-to-market, cut costs and improve customer service."
     "This year's IT Summit has something for everyone, covering a broad range
 of topics such as privacy, cybercrime, e-commerce and marketing.  Compared to
 other local events that are charging up to $1,500, you can hear these industry
 visionaries for only $100," said Trusty.
     Michigan IT Summit 2001 is hosted by i-TE@M, the Information Technology
 Association of Michigan.  The IT Summit, Michigan's only statewide information
 technology conference, is one of the nation's prime venues for showcasing new
 developments and business models for the IT industry.  Over 1,200 members of
 Michigan's IT community attended this event last year.  To register, please
 visit www.i-team.org/itsummit .  Cost is $100 per person prior to May 8 and
 $150 per person at the door.
 
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