Death in the family results in scheduled speaker Tassos Panas of Volvo being replaced for Tuesday, October 15 meeting by Dean Shaw, company’s vice president of communications

Dean Shaw, Volvo’s vice president of communications, will be the guest speaker at tomorrow’s (October 15) meeting, substituting for Tassos Panas, who is out due to a death in his family.

IMPA returns to the 3 West Club, 3 W. 51st Street, New York following its annual August break and September Test Days. Tickets for the October session, which begins at noon, are $35 for members, $45 for others.

Tuesday, November 12 IMPA will host Volkswagen North American General Manager, Product Marketing Kevin Joostema. Note the meeting is the SECOND Tuesday in November so as not to conflict with the LA Auto Show.

The December 17 meeting will feature Matt Van Dyke, Lincoln’s director of global marketing.