The Automotive Conference for Executives, scheduled for Quebec City this April, will focus on creative thinking and playing to win. The Aftermarket Conference for Executives was developed by the Automotive Industries Association of Canada to provide professional management development and an overview of business trends for executives and senior management. Some of the speakers presenting at this year’s ACE include: Dr. J.P. Pawliw-Fry is an author, columnist and performance coach to Olympic athletes and business leaders. He melds state-of-the-art research with powerful inspiration to create thought-provoking and moving presentations. An expert in emotional intelligence, he is one of the world’s most highly sought-after speakers on the topic. Ken Wong is an award-winning professor and frequently cited marketing authority. He is a Professor of Business, expert in marketing and business strategy, and co-author of Canada’s largest-selling introductory marketing text, Basic Marketing. He is also the Chair of PBB Global Logistics, one of the largest physical distribution and customs clearing agencies in Canada. The Honourable John Manley has held several senior portfolios in the Canadian federal government. He has been recognized for his success in forging powerful cross-border partnerships and for his global initiatives in technology, education and business. Manley will focus his remarks on global trade, NAFTA and emerging trade blocks. Robin Sharma is the author of seven #1 international bestsellers and one of the world’s top experts on leadership, change management and personal mastery. His clients include many of the Fortune 500 including Nike, FedEx, IBM, Microsoft, Kraft Foods, and Panasonic. A former litigation lawyer, holding two law degrees including a Masters of Law, Robin is also a leading executive coach, having worked with billionaires, major CEOs and celebrity entrepreneurs. The event is scheduled for April 18-19, 2006 in Quebec City at the Chateau Frontenac Hotel. For more information, visit the AIA’s website at www.aiacanada.com.