Save the Date: 2022 SP Innovation Summit

Please save the dates of July 27-28, 2022 for the 2022 Suppliers Partnership for the Environment (SP) Innovation Summit co-hosted with The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio!

SP’s automaker and tiered supplier members are leading action on the next generation of ambitious environmental sustainability goals aspiring to advance positive environmental, economic and community impacts through their operations and value chains, including in areas such as carbon neutrality, circular and sustainable materials, EV battery lifecycle management and water stewardship.

Hosted in collaboration with The Ohio State University on its campus in Columbus, Ohio, the 2022 SP Innovation Summit is designed as an interactive, participant driven event focused on building understanding of critical barriers impacting the sustainability of the automotive industry and supply chain and working towards practical solutions to accelerate innovation in support of industry sustainability priorities.

Throughout 2-days of interactive sessions over July 27-28, 2022 cross-functional teams from SP member companies, invited industry partners, government and academia will come together to understand key industry sustainability priorities, explore barriers to action / progress, and identify opportunities to accelerate efforts in support of long-term sustainability goals.

Select executive-level keynote speakers will provide critical insights and inspiration to attendees throughout the event, together with deep-dive working sessions, showcases of emerging sustainable innovations and curated networking activities.

Please look out for additional agenda and registration details in early 2022.


Call for Proposals & Sponsors

SP is seeking your ideas, input and nominations to help us shape key aspects of the 2022 Summit agenda, including:

  • Call for Innovations. Emerging innovations / technologies with potential for high-impact in addressing industry sustainability needs. Innovation nominations are open through January 14, 2022.
  • Call for Content & Speaker Proposals. Executive speakers and breakout sessions exploring sustainable innovation challenges and opportunities. Content nominations are open through January 14, 2022.
  • Sponsorship. A limited number of high-profile sponsorship opportunities are currently available.

SP also welcomes additional volunteers from our member companies to engage in the Technology & Innovation Council planning committee for next year’s events. Please contact us to learn more about the 2022 SP Innovation Summit and how your company can get involved. 

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