• 2017 CAAT Conference
    Driverless Cars, but What is Driving the Workforce?

    April 28, 2017, 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Macomb Community College
    South Campus, K building

  • The conference included:

    • Technology updates on connected and automated vehicles, fuel cells, and lightweighting. (Macomb Community College)
    • Workplace Reports from Oakland Workforce Development/Oakland County Michigan Works! and Workforce Intelligence Network (WIN)
    • A panel discussion on workforce needs with representatives from industry and academia
    • Curriculum development updates by Macomb Community College

    Participants earned 2 NATEF Credits for attending the 2017 CAAT Conference.

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  • Keynote Speaker


    Dr. Kay Stepper
    Vice President, Head of Driver Assistance and Automated Driving North America
    Chassis Systems Control, Robert Bosch LLC


    Dr. Kay Stepper is Head of the Regional Business Unit Driver Assistance and Automated Driving, and Vice President of Engineering for the Chassis Systems Control division of Robert Bosch LLC in Plymouth, Michigan.

    He is responsible for the product and business development of automotive driver assistance products and systems in North America.

    Since joining Bosch in 1996, Dr. Stepper has held a series of engineering, research and business positions with Robert Bosch in the U.S. and in Germany. He has more than twenty years of experience in the automotive industry.

    Dr. Stepper received both his master’s degree and his doctorate in electrical engineering from the Technical University of Berlin, Germany.

  • Presentations

    Tech Talk:

    Bob Feldmaier Bob Feldmaier, Director, CAAT
    Connected and Automated Vehicles, Fuel Cells, Lightweighting

    Workplace Reports:

    Jennifer Llewellyn Jennifer Llewellyn, Manager Oakland Workforce Development/ Oakland County Michigan Works! Lisa Katz Lisa Katz, Executive Director, Workforce Intelligence Network (WIN)

    Panel Discussion: Workforce Needs

    Kim Steinfeldt Joe Petrosky Mike McMillan Mary Kaye Aukee
    Kim Steinfeldt
    Human Resources Manager, GKN Driveline
    Joe Petrosky
    Dean – Engineering & Advanced Technology, MCC
    Mike McMillan
    System Test Manager, Continental Automotive Systems Division
    Mary Kaye Aukee
    Director of Career Focused Education, Oakland Schools (retired)

    CAAT Course Update:

    Nelson Kelly Nelson Kelly, Assistant Director, Energy and Automotive Technology, CAAT

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