May 15 - 17, 2019
Embassy Suites by Hilton Detroit Livonia Novi, Livonia, MI

Main Conference Day 1 - Thursday May 16, 2019

Start of Main Conference Day 1

8:00 am - 9:00 am Registration | Coffee & Breakfast | Morning Networking

While registering for the Main Summit Day 1, enjoy your morning cup of coffee, light snacks and lively peer-to-peer conversation.

9:00 am - 9:15 am Chairperson's Welcome and Opening

Keynotes

9:15 am - 10:00 am Automotive Agility - Coming Back to its Roots: The Story of Agility, Scrum and Toyota

In this talk Dave West, CEO of Scrum.org and Nigel Thurlow of Toyota Connected discuss the history and future of agility in the context of the automotive industry. They describe what the new automotive ‘agile’ operating model look likes and what it means to Toyota and their Lean approach.
Dave West, CEO and Product Owner at Scrum.org

Dave West

CEO and Product Owner
Scrum.org

Nigel Thurlow, Chief of Agile at Toyota Connected

Nigel Thurlow

Chief of Agile
Toyota Connected

10:00 am - 10:45 am Leveraging Your Knowledge Communities To Lead Digital Transformation

Alex Miller, General Manager at Stack Overflow

Alex Miller

General Manager
Stack Overflow

10:45 am - 11:15 am Refreshment Break: Coffee and Networking

Take a quick time out to grab a snack and network with your fellow attendees

11:15 am - 12:00 pm Integrating Modern Agile Engineer Processes to Bring Agility to Onboard and Embedded Product Development

• Demystifying Agile for on board and embedded product development
• Determining whether to combine Agile with traditional processes
• Identifying which product teams to pilot Agile
David Rush, Chief Methodologist and Principal Director Industry X.0 Consulting, Connected Products & Lifecycle Services at Accenture

David Rush

Chief Methodologist and Principal Director Industry X.0 Consulting, Connected Products & Lifecycle Services
Accenture

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Networking Lunch

All the morning hustle and bustle has probably made for a much needed lunch break! Join us for lunch and make new friends at your table

1:00 pm - 1:45 pm Rethinking Product Development: Building your Organization Around Your Vehicle Product Architecture

• Keeping products relevant in a quickly evolving automotive industry
• Developing a flexible and responsive team structure
• How do you group your teams, i.e. how do you enable your team structure for scaling, irrespective of the scaling method/framework you apply?
Jens Paggel, Senior Manager for Lean & Agile Development at Continental

Jens Paggel

Senior Manager for Lean & Agile Development
Continental

1:45 pm - 2:30 pm Using CLM Tools to Help Address Integration and High Level Planning Challenges: Visteon's Case Study

• Integrating various disciplines (SW, SYS, ME, EE and VAL) to deliver feature content to a OEM milestone.
• Alighting high level formal plan to lower level sprint plans among scrum teams
• Addressing key ASPICE challenging requirements and achieving ASPICE Levels
Ganesh Kumar M.C (M.C.), Technical Fellow - SYS-SW Engineering Process and Methods at Visteon

Ganesh Kumar M.C (M.C.)

Technical Fellow - SYS-SW Engineering Process and Methods
Visteon

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Afternoon Networking | Refreshment & Wellness Break

Take a moment to recharge from the afternoon sessions

3:00 pm - 3:45 pm DEVELOPING AGILE BEST PRACTICES: INTEGRATING WATERFALL AND AGILE PROCESSES TO MEET DELIVERABLES

• How does increased use of software create challenges and opportunities?
• Optimizing the opportunity to quickly scale and customize vehicles and products with Agile
• Creating new and responsive vehicle product development

Kevin Khong, Techincal Product Owner and Big Data Engineer, GM
Kevin Bentley, Scrum Master and Connected Ecosystems for Products Lead, GM
Kevin Khong, Technical Product Owner and Big Data Engineer at GM

Kevin Khong

Technical Product Owner and Big Data Engineer
GM

Kevin Bentley, Scrum Master for Connected EcoSystem Products (CEP) at GM

Kevin Bentley

Scrum Master for Connected EcoSystem Products (CEP)
GM

Closing Keynote

3:45 pm - 4:30 pm Developing and Driving Sustainable Co-Creation & Co-Development with Customers, Suppliers, and Partners

• Transforming your a whole business model
• Introducing an interesting risk/opportunity to the OEMs and Suppliers by creating Tier 0.5 disruptor suppliers
• Learning from the GE Aviation story
Jim Gross, Head of Digital Change Orchestration at ZF

Jim Gross

Head of Digital Change Orchestration
ZF

End of Main Conference Day 1