MAIN Event – Summer 2014 “Iconic Anniversaries”

Join us in celebrating the 50th for the Ford Mustang, Ford GT40, & Porsche 911 and 100th for Dodge & Maserati!

Catered Lunch (UTLC Gallery) (12:00-12:50pm)

Iconic Presentations (1:00-4:30 pm)

1:00-1:15 pm – Introduction
1:15-1:30 pm -“The State of Michigan: Automotive Strategy Update” by Kevin Kerrigan, Vice President of Automotive Office, Michigan Economic Development Center
1:30-2:00 pm – “Z06 Corvette Design Development” by Kirk Bennion, Exterior Design Manager, General Motors Performance Cars, & Ryan Vaughan, Interior Design Manager, General Motors Performance Cars
2:00-2:30 pm – “3D Experience” by Phil Borchard, CATIA Client Executive, Dassault Systèmes, & Emilio Feliciano, Freelance Designer and LTU design student
2:30-3:00 pm – “100th Anniversary Dodge Challenger and Charger” by Jeff Gale, Senior Design Manager, Chrysler Group & Ryan Nagode, Interior Design Chief, Chrysler Group
3:00-3:15 pm – Fifteen Minute Break
3:15-3:45 pm – “2015 Mustang – Interior Design Development” by Sewon Chun, Senior Interior Designer, Ford Motor Company
3:45-4:00 pm – “Iconic Color Trends” by Nancy Lockhart, Color Marketing Manager, Axalta

Keynote Presentation (4:00-4:30 pm)

“Rebirth of Ford GT” by Chris Theodore, retired Vice President, Ford Motor Company

Reception and Fashion Show (5:00-10:00 pm)

5:00- 10:00 pm – Reception and Networking (hors d’oeuvres and refreshments)

  • Iconic Car Alley
  • LTU Student Design Gallery

6:00 pm Fashion Showcase

  • Vincetta by Deanna Anasara
  • Womenswear Design by Ashley Harris
  • Paper Dresses by Matthew Richmond
  • Lilacpop Jewelry by Janna Coumoundouros
  • Handbag Collection by Julie Lindsay

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