2024 FMSI Brake Weekend Guest Speakers Announced

The picturesque city of Naples, Florida is gearing up for FMSI’s Brake Weekend, scheduled from May 31 to June 2. This gathering promises an enriching lineup of discussions led by an all-star cast of industry leaders in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and data science. It’s a not-to-be-missed opportunity for brake professionals from around the globe to converge, learn, and share insights.

Event Highlights:

  • Prominent Guest Speakers: The event will feature several luminaries such as Mark Seng, VP of Sales and Business Strategy at PREDII; Rori Ganzarski, CEO of Alitheon; and Sai Divakaruni, Head of Engineering – Data Science and AI at ZF Group.
  • Keynote Sessions: The general session on Sunday will commence with an up-to-date market analysis presented by experts from S&P Global.
  • Networking Opportunities: With attendees hailing from various parts of the world, the weekend offers unparalleled networking opportunities. FMSI President Frank Oliveto highlighted the presence of numerous global executives and mentioned, “We still have room for a few more supply partners for the Saturday tabletop exhibit.”
  • Sponsorship and Support: Fras-le, a platinum sponsor partner, plays a crucial role in the event’s success.

Founded in 1948, the Friction Materials Standards Institute (FMSI), a trade organization known for creating the standard part numbering system for Brake and Clutch facings, facilitates this annual event. For those interested in participating or seeking more information about joining FMSI, contact details are provided at the end of this overview.

“We have executives attending from all over the world,” said Frank Oliveto, President of FMSI. He encourages interested parties to reach out for more details about participation options.

To explore more about FMSI or to inquire about the upcoming Brake Weekend, please reach out via email to [email protected].

This event is tailored for professionals eager to stay ahead in the rapidly evolving fields of automotive braking, offering them a platform to connect with peers and delve into the future of technology and business strategy in a structured, yet scenic environment.

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