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2016 Washington Auto Show Press Conference Schedule
January 21, 2016
Walter E. Washington Convention Center


WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2016 --

8:00 a.m.                

Newsmaker Breakfast, sponsored by Washington Automotive Press Association (WAPA) and International Motor Press Association (IMPA) - Location: Honda Stand


8:40 a.m.

Opening speeches and welcome


8:55 a.m.                

KEYNOTE: - John Mendel, Honda Executive Vice President


9:25 a.m.                

Motor Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA)


9:40 a.m.                

Dr. Ernest Moniz, Secretary, U.S. Dept. of Energy- Location: Intelligent Transportation SuperHighway


9: 55 a.m.               

Green Car Journal's Green Car Awards                                                           


Connected Green Car of the Year™


Luxury Green Car of the Year™


Green SUV of the Year™

Level Two


10:40 a.m.              

FCA Group-Chrysler


11:00 a.m.              

Alfa Romeo


11:20 a.m.              



11:40 a.m.              

General Motors


Level One


12:15 p.m.              

Hyundai- Hyundai

12:40 p.m.              

LUNCH, sponsored by Hyundai  in the Intelligent Transportation SuperHighway


1:10 p.m.

ART of Motion Exhibit Watch Jamaal Newman paint a 2015 Kia 


1:30 p.m.

National Safety Council     


Location: Intelligent Transportation SuperHighway


2:00 p.m.

Government Keynote-NHTSA Administrator Mark Rosekind


Location:  Intelligent Transportation SuperHighway


SAE Plenary Sessions (Room 145)

3:00 – 4:00 p.m. - Creating the Automotive Future in a Collaborative Environment


4:00 – 5:00 p.m. - What do Government Agencies Think? - The Role of Government and Industry in the Future of Mobility


5:00-8:00pm Sneak Peek Reception (Show floor)


Special Feature:  ART of Motion Presented by Automotive Rhythms 

Blind Whino will conduct live art paintings throughout the day.

Edward Joseph will paint a 2016 BMW Mini JCW during the Sneak Peek Reception from 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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