• June 21, 2017

    Will the fun of driving disappear entirely with autonomous cars?

    June 21, 2017

    Cameras will capture reactions from drivers, cyclists and pedestrians to create data on usage and ridership in order to create safer rides.

    June 19, 2017

    Lyft will purchase renewable energy certificates to offset any emissions from the fueling of its electric autonomous vehicles.

    June 28, 2017
    6/28/2017 - 6/28/2017

    Test and build three projects: Hovercraft, Catapult and Safety Helmet while learning about Engineering careers. This is a FREE 4-hour class sponsored by the Center for Advanced Automotive Technology (CAAT). Read more...

    Location: Macomb's South Campus, Room R112

    Target Audience: Students

    July 10, 2017
    7/10/2017 - 7/11/2017

    FREE Workshop providing fundamental concepts in emerging advanced automotive technology: FUEL CELLS, CONNECTED VEHICLE, MATERIALS LIGHWEIGHTING.

    Location: Advanced Technology Education Center (ATEC) at Wayne State University, 14601 E. Twelve Mile Road Warren, MI 48088

    Target Audience: Educators

    July 17, 2017
    7/17/2017 - 7/20/2017

    Meet some of the best automotive technology educators from all parts of the United States and Canada. Attend training sessions. Participate in the Silent Auction to fund scholarships and awards. Also fun events in and around the Motor City. Email: CAAT@Macomb.edu or call 586-445-7126. For more on the North American Council of Automotive Teachers (NACAT) Conference

    Location: Macomb Community College, Warren, Michigan

    Target Audience: Educators;Industry Professionals and Practitioners

    July 19, 2017
    7/19/2017 - 7/19/2017

    Test and build three projects Hovercraft, Catapult and Safety Helmet while learning about Engineering careers. This is a FREE 4-hour class sponsored by the Center for Advanced Automotive Technology (CAAT).

    Location: Macomb's South Campus, Room R112

    Target Audience: Students

    July 31, 2017
    7/31/2017 - 8/3/2017

    Executive management from automakers and suppliers along with representatives from the financial community, academia, labor, government and business and automotive press gather to connect and focus on the issues impacting the Automotive Industry and the pathways to success. More...

    Location: Grand Traverse Resort, Traverse City, Michigan

    Target Audience: Educators;Industry Professionals and Practitioners

    August 06, 2017
    8/6/2017 - 8/6/2017

    A 5 day workshop where teams comprised of students & professionals, work on real cars to find answers posed by cybersecurity in automobiles. More

    Location: Macomb South Campus Expo

    Target Audience: Educators;Industry Professionals and Practitioners;Students

    September 06, 2017
    9/6/2017 - 9/7/2017

    Current topics shaping the motor insurance space: Mobility and Autonomous, ADAS and the Connected Car Disruptor, Data Sharing and Advanced Analytics. More...

    Location: Marriott, Chicago, IL

    Target Audience: General Public;Industry Professionals and Practitioners;Researchers

    September 12, 2017
    9/12/2017 - 9/14/2017

    A showcase of advanced battery technology for electric & hybrid vehicles, utility & renewable energy support, portable electronics, medical technology, military and telecommunications. More...

    Location: Suburban Collection Showplace, Novi, Michigan

    Target Audience: Educators;General Public;Industry Professionals and Practitioners;Researchers;Students

    September 26, 2017
    9/26/2017 - 9/27/2017

    Connected Fleets USA 2017 will assess the challenges and opportunities that new digital technologies present in managing the total costs of operating fleet  vehicles. More...

    Location: Atlanta, Georgia

    Target Audience: Educators;Industry Professionals and Practitioners

    October 02, 2017
    10/2/2017 - 10/3/2017

    Analyze the different approaches and tech developments taking place to take us from Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems (ADAS) to the automated vehicle.

    Location: Novi, MI, USA

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    December 06, 2017
    12/6/2017 - 12/7/2017

    Learn about careers in automotive design, robotics, manufacturing and technology. Registration Information

    Location: Macomb South Campus Expo

    Target Audience: Students

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  • Don't miss the 44th annual NACAT Conference! Here is what people are saying: "NACAT is a strong advocate for education. The NACAT Conference provides some of the best training available. It is an honor to be able to get to know the top subject matter experts, automotive teachers, authors and technicians in our industry. NACAT is a family that has its reunion in a different city every year. I am grateful to have not missed a single conference since my first in 2007."    - Randy Nussler  Register now to secure your spot at this fun-filled and instructive conference. 

  • Free 2017 Summer Professional Development Course - Advanced Automotive Technology.  July 10 & 11, 2017  9 a.m. - 4 p.m.  This workshop provides fundamental concepts of emerging advanced automotive technology to automotive educators.  Explore state-of-the-art advanced automotive technology including fuel-cell systems, connected vehicles, and automotive lightweighting.  Receive a certificate of completion accredited by Wayne State University, course materials, and a $200 stipend on completion of the course.  Advanced Technology Education Center (ATEC)  Wayne State University