June 11, 2004

Auto21 2004 Scientific Conference to be held next week in Montreal

Montreal, Quebec – The AUTO21 2004 Scientific Conference is being held next week in Montreal, Quebec. Presentations will include:

  • McMaster University Researchers Develop Promising New Automotive Process

  • University of Western Ontario Researcher Explores Legal Parameters of Anti-Social Driving Behaviours
  • Université de Sherbrooke Researcher Offers Hope to Lost Drivers
  • University of Windsor Researchers Share Automotive Knowledge at National Conference (child seat safety, using internal combustion engines to reform hydrogen, new tolerancing software to enhance design processes.

In addition to these presentations, a number of industry speakers will also present:

  • Ray Tanguay, president of Toyota Motor Manufacturing

  • Jean-Claude Gavrel, director of the Networks of Centres of Excellence of Canada program
  • Michael Kelly, vice-president of Alcan Automotive
  • Denton Dance, director of emerging market forecasting – Asia, J.D. Power & Associates
  • Maria Widell Christiansen, design manager of Your Concept Car project, Volvo
  • Laurie Felax, vice-president of the Harbour Report
  • Jim Gouin, vice-president of Ford Motor Company
  • Malcolm Hing, principal investigator, CanDRIVE (vehicle safety for seniors initiative)
  • Michael Robinson, director of design, Centro Stile Fiat

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