Vehicle Communication Conference Coming: “V2X For Auto Safety And Mobility” is scheduled for March 20 and 21 at the Hotel Baronette in Novi. V2V and V2I (vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure) communication between multiple cars and the infrastructure has the power to drastically reduce road safety and congestion issues as well offer an in-car connectivity option potentially with even lower latency that 4G LTE. The conference will bring together connected-vehicle executives and thought leaders to allow you to develop potential V2X business model and technology solutions to launch your business ahead of this emerging market. More at www.telematicsupdate.com.
Automation Alley Conference Coming: Automation Alley, Michigan’s largest technology business association, today announced breakout session topics for Impact 2012. This all-day conference and trade show brings together experts in sales, marketing, finance, human resources and the public sector to forecast national and local trends that will impact businesses in 2012. The event will take place Feb. 7 at the Centerpoint Marriott in Auburn Hills from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Breakout sessions and panel discussions will cover a wide range of topics relevant to businesses of all sizes. Presenters and panelists are subject matter experts and recognized leaders in their respective industries. The event will feature a keynote panel moderated by Carol Cain, Emmy Award winning journalist, Detroit Free Press columnist and senior producer and host of WWJ-TV CBS Detroit’s “Michigan Matters.” The panel will share thoughts and predictions on economic trends in the business climate of Southeast Michigan for the upcoming year. Panelists include Dave Morris, manager of corporate research at Michigan Economic Development Corp.; Michael Fezzey, president of Huntington National Bank: East Michigan Region; and Tim Bryan, chairman and CEO of GalaxE. Solutions. More at www.automationalley.com.
QAD Midwest User Group Event Returns: The QAD Midwest User Group Spring 2012 meeting will be held Sunday, March 18 through Tuesday, March 20 at the Henry Hotel in Dearborn. More at www.midwestusergroup.org/MWUG_Spring2012.htm. Highlights include QAD manufacturing solution enhancements for 2012, getting the most from .Net user interface, QAD enterprise financials, and Business Intelligence 3.5.