The Race Goes Green Conference

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Cool Britannia: From Classic to ContemporaryThe Race Goes Green Conference

In conjunction with the Motorsport Industry Association and the Long Beach Grand Prix

The Race Goes Green

An MIA Cleaner Racing Conference

Green High Performance and Other Innovative Solutions
From The Advanced Engineering Sector

The Long Beach Convention Center • 16 April 2009 • 9am - 5pm • includes practice for ALMS

The Conference

Global corporations seek innovative products that reduce the impact on the environment. There are new and emerging business opportunities for companies with “green” performance products. As a result the race is on to find new solutions to increase energy efficiency.

Join us for a unique one-day conference, featuring senior executives from the car makers, the automotive aftermarket, the aerospace and motorsport communities, to discuss how motorsport and advanced engineering can help solve the fuel economy challenge.

The Advanced Engineering sector provides:
  • Accelerated R&D of energy efficient technologies – helping to bring your technologies to market faster
  • New Innovations – motorsports and high performance engineers have a long history of technical innovation, which can be applied to passenger cars, aerospace, defense and new energy applications
  • Demonstrable performance – showing customers that energy efficient technologies and high performance can go hand-in-hand

What is the purpose of the conference?
  • To share information on the latest developments in powertrain, materials, aerodynamics and vehicle dynamics
  • To bring together leaders from motorsports companies, car manufacturers, aerospace companies, new energy companies and their technology suppliers for networking and business development
  • To discuss current and future technology trends and the associated business opportunities

Who should attend:
  • OEM’s and Tier One Suppliers
  • Motorsports managers
  • R&D executives
  • PR & Marketing Executives
  • Engineering Services Providers
  • Government agencies
  • Technical and business Media

Speakers currently confirmed include…

  • Mike Jackson - Chairman and chief executive officer of AutoNation
  • Bob Peirce - British Consul General, Los Angeles
  • Don Taylor – National Hot Rod Association (NHRA)
  • John Waraniak – SEMA
  • Herb Fishel - formerly GM Motorsport (USA)
  • Chris Kersting - President SEMA
  • Nick Hayes - formerly RCR (USA) / Cosworth Racing (UK)
  • Pete Spence - Group VP, Technical Director for Toyota Racing Development USA Inc
  • Nick Wirth - MD of Wirth Research
  • Scott Atherton - President & CEO of American LeMans Series

  • MIA Members: 2 free tickets ($990 value)
  • Extra tickets for MIA Members: $250 each
  • Non-members: $495 each
  • SEMA members: $395


or contact: Clare Stone
+44 (0)2476 692 600