2015 CAAT Conference - Future Cars, Future Workforce

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This resource contains the agenda and presentations from the 2015 Center for Advanced Automotive Technology (CAAT) Conference: Future Cars, Future Workforce. This conference took place on May 1, 2015 at Macomb Community College’s South Campus in Warren, MI and was attended by 129 individuals representing various high schools, community colleges, and universities as well as multiple government agencies, professional organizations, and industry workforce representatives.

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This resource contains the agenda and presentations from the 2015 Center for Advanced Automotive Technology (CAAT) Conference: Future Cars, Future Workforce. This conference took place on May 1, 2015 at Macomb Community College's South Campus in Warren, MI and was attended by 129 individuals representing various high schools, community colleges, and universities as well as multiple government agencies, professional organizations, and industry workforce representatives.

The conference was co-sponsored by the Center for Automotive Research (CAR), the Design and Manufacturing Alliance (DMA), and SAE International. The conference theme Future Cars, Future Workforce addressed the rapidly changing automotive technologies and the workforce needed to support it. Speakers discussed the direction of the automotive industry including, electric vehicles, lightweighting, automated/connected vehicles, and automotive industry workforce development. The conference included 2 sessions that where followed by Q & A sessions. Listed below are sessions from the conference and the materials available from each:

Session 1

Presentation: "Automotive Industry Technology Direction" (No slides)

Presenter: Jeff Gilbert, Reporter, WWJ Newsradio 950 and CBS Radio News

Presentation: "BMW i. Future Mobility Today"

Presenter: Robert Healey, Head of EV Infrastructure, BMW North America

Session 2

Presentation: "Future Mobility: The I in V2I"

Presenter: Matt Smith, Program Manager, Michigan Department of Transportation

Presentation: "Trends in Michigan's Automotive Labor Market"

Presenter: Kristin Dziczek, Director, Industry & Labor Group, Center for Automotive Research (CAR)




This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under
Grant No. 1003032. 

Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

 

Classification:
Connected and Automated Vehicles
HEV/EV System Technologies (HEV, EV, and Plug-in HEV)
Materials Lightweighting
Product Lifecycle:
Pre-production: Research, Design, Development, Testing, and Tooling
Production: Manufacturing, Assembly, and Operations
Post-production: Service, Reuse, and Recycling
Resource Type:
CAAT
Conference Material
Other
Presentation
Institution:
Macomb Community College
Author & Title:
Jeff Gilbert, Reporter, WWJ Newsradio 950 and CBS Radio News; Robert Healey, Head of EV Infrastructure, BMW; Matt Smith, Program Manager, Michigan Department of Transportation; Kristin Dziczek, Director, Industry and Labor Group, Center for Automotive Research (CAR)
Date Developed:
Friday, May 01, 2015
Keywords:
Auto Industry, Automated Vehicles, CAAT Conference, Connected Vehicles, Fuel Economy, Future Technologies, Jobs, Macomb Community College (MCC)
Education Level:
Audience:
Educators
Industry Professionals/Practitioners
Researcher