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Rev Up 2030 - DEI Summit 2023

Rev Up 2030 - DEI Summit 2023

Thursday, May 18, 2023 (9:00 AM - 6:30 PM) (EDT)


Rev Up 2030 was a huge success! Thank you to all our sponsors, speakers and attendees!!  Scroll down for event photo gallery.

Here are the proceedings from the program:

Rev Up 2030
DEI Reimagined - DEI Summit 

Join CADIA in-person at Wayne State University, Detroit, Mich. for a full day meeting followed by a networking reception.



8:30 a.m.Registration and Continental Breakfast

9 a.m.Workshop – Topic: Best Practices in Inclusive Hiring
Moderators: Heather Dunn, Chief People Officer, Gem Software and Cheryl Thompson, Founder and CEO, CADIA
Ritu Barkotoky, Director of People Development, Amsted Automotive
Keri Kelly, Director of DEI, Nissan Americas
Chase MassieDirector of Global Talent Management, Henniges Automotive

10:30 a.m.Panel Discussion – Voices from ERGs
Moderator: Cheryl Thompson, Founder and CEO, CADIA
Carolyn Cerny, Director, Marketing Continental
Michelle Cheng, Team Lead - Software Engineering, Robert Bosch Corp. Representing Asians @ Bosch
Heather Heckler, Lead Industrial Engineer, ME Tools and Technical Support, General Motors and President, GM Indigenous Peoples Network
Reagan Kelly, Mechanical Engineer, General Dynamics Land Systems (GDLS) Representing RISE ERG
Christina Khim, Advanced HR Business Partner, DENSO and Denso Burmese Network
Deanna LorinczGlobal Director, Communications and Marketing, Martinrea International US, Inc. Representing MindsMatter ERG
Scott RumfieldProduct Line Manager, GDIA Manufacturing Complexity, Cost Management and Order to Delivery Teams, and President, Ford Veterans Network Group, Ford Motor Company

11:30 a.m.Networking and Buffet Lunch

12:45 p.m.Opening – Reimagining DEI
Cheryl Thompson, Founder and CEO, CADIA

1 p.m.Keynote Address
Lottie Holland, Vice President of Diversity, Inclusion, Engagement & EEO Compliance, Stellantis

1:40 p.m.The Mobility Revolution, Talent and Equity
Katelyn Davis, Communications Lead, External Affairs, Canvue
Jessica RobinsonCo-Founder and Partner, Assembly Ventures
Judd Herzer, Director of Strategic Policy, State of Michigan, Dept. of Labor and Economic Opportunity

2:15 p.m.Inclusive Leadership Panel
Moderator: Glenn Stevens, Executive Director, MICHauto
Joe Fadool, Vice President and President and General Manager BorgWarner Emissions, Thermal and Turbo Systems
James W. Schirmer, Deputy Program Executive Officer, Ground Combat Systems (GCS), U.S. Army
Sandy Stojkovski, CEO North America, Vitesco Technologies

3 p.m.Networking Break

3:30 p.m.Chief Diversity Officer Panel
Moderator: Kelle Shepherd-Bhavsar, Project Manager, ZF North America
Heather Porzuczek Vice President Human Resources, Eaton
Florencia Stanfield, Chief Diversity Officer, Vitesco Technologies
Chandra Vasser, Vice President and Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer, Nissan Americas

4:30 p.m.Supplier Diversity Panel
Moderator: Carla Preston, Vice President Global Supply Chain Management, Amazon
Jennifer Good, Senior Manager, Supplier Relations, Compliance and Diversity, AAM
Art McClellan, Director of Supplier Diversity and Development, Lear Corporation
Lisa Ross, Sr. Account Manager, Supplier Diversity and Service Parts, Magna International
Courtney Quenneville, Supplier Diversity Manager, Vitesco Technologies

5:15 p.m.Closing Remarks
Cheryl Thompson, Founder and CEO, CADIA

5:15 - 6:30 p.m.Networking Reception

Conference photography by Nadir Ali 

**Photography: By joining us at this event, attendees consent to CADIA to photograph and use your image and likeness**


Full day conference $175 members; $225 non-members 

Receive a 10% volume discount for registering 5 or more individuals. 

Conference location: Wayne State University Student Center
5221 Gullen Mall
Detroit, MI 48202 United States

Parking Structure 2
5150 John C Lodge Fwy,
Detroit, MI 48202

Amount: $8.50/day

Walking map from parking ramp to Student Center.

Event Contact
Michelle Maki
(248) 388-3182
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Thursday, May 18, 2023 (9:00 AM - 6:30 PM) (EDT)

Registration: 8:30 - 9 a.m. 

Workshop and Conference: 9 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.  

Networking Reception: 5:15 - 6:30 p.m.

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