The Suppliers Partnership for the Environment (SP) – an industry sustainability leadership forum representing global automakers and their tiered suppliers – is seeking content proposals for workshop, panel, and innovation pitch sessions for the 2024 SP Innovation Summit scheduled for July 24-25, 2024 in Columbus, Ohio.

Organized by SP’s Technology & Innovation Advisory Council, the SP Innovation Summit is designed as a leadership event focused on building understanding of critical barriers impacting the sustainability of the automotive industry and its supply chain and working towards practical solutions to accelerate innovation.  Expected attendees include senior-level representatives from across the automotive industry and supply chain.

The Council is inviting proposals to support key aspects of the 2024 Summit agenda, including:

· facilitators / speakers for deep-dive workshops / training sessions;
· executive-level speakers for plenary session panels;
· sustainability-focused innovation / technology pitch presentations 

Key themes of interest to our attendees include:
· Carbon Neutral Manufacturing
· Circular EV Batteries
· Sustainable Content and Packaging
· Zero Waste Manufacturing
· Water Stewardship

To submit a content proposal for consideration by the Council, please complete the following nomination form. Submissions will be reviewed on a rolling basis and are requested to be submitted before January 31, 2024.

The Council will review submitted proposals and notified those selected for inclusion in the Summit in February 2024.   Please note the Council is only able to select a very limited number of proposals for inclusion in this event.

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* 1. Your Contact Information

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* 2. FORMAT. Which of the following formats do you feel best fits your proposal? 

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* 3. TOPIC. What key sustainability topic or automotive industry priority would this proposal address? (one sentence)

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* 4. ABSTRACT. Please briefly describe your content proposal for the Summit including proposed objectives, presentation content and names / organizations of any expected speakers / contributors. (2-4 paragraphs)

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* 5. AUDIENCE. Who would the target audience be for this content / activity? (e.g. EHS, Sustainability, Manufacturing, Engineering, Purchasing, etc.)

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