Friday, May 6, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM EDT
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Macomb Community College 
14500 E. 12 Mile Road
John Lewis Student Community Center
Building K, Room 301
Warren, MI 48088-3896


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Center for Advanced Automotive Technology 

2016 CAAT Conference: The Road to Autonomous Vehicles 

This FREE event offered by the Center for Advanced Automotive Technology will be held at Macomb Community College's South Campus in Warren, MI on Friday, May 6, 2016. It is targeted towards automotive industry representatives as well as secondary and postsecondary auto educators, counselors, and administrators.


8:00 AM - 8:30 AM         Registration / Continental Breakfast / Networking

8:30 AM - 8:45 AM         Welcome and Opening Remarks:

                                           Jim Jacobs, President, Macomb Community College

8:45 AM - 9:15 AM         Keynote Speaker: Future Direction of the Automotive Industry

                                           Jeff Klei, President - NAFTA Region, Continental Automotive Divisions

9:15 AM - 9:55 AM         Tech Talk 1:  Challenges of Automated & Connected Vehicles

                                           Steve Buckley, FCA Senior Technical Fellow for Electrical and Electronics
                                           Gary O'Brien, Global Director of Advanced Engineering,                                                                                    Delphi Electronics & Safety Division

9:55 AM - 10:10 AM       Tech Talk 1 Q & A:  Challenges of Automated & Connected Vehicles

10:10 AM - 10:25 AM     Networking Break

10:25 AM - 10:40 AM     Tech Talk 2: Infrastructure

                                           Jim Sayer, Director - University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute                                              and unofficial mayor of Mcity

10:40 AM - 11:20 AM     Panel Discussion: Infrastructure

                                           Al Lecz, Director, Advanced Transportation Center, Washtenaw Community                                                  College

                                          Matt Smith, Intelligent Transportation Systems Program Manager, MDOT

                                          Hideki Hada, General Manager, Integrated Vehicle Systems, Toyota Motor                                                   Engineering & Manufacturing (TEMA) North America, USA

11:20 AM -11:35 AM      Tech Talk 3: Cybersecurity       

                                          Sarah Fall, Associate Dean of IT, Macomb Community College

11:35 AM - 12:15 PM    Panel Discussion: Cybersecurity

                                          Keith Nabozny, Professor, Information Technology, Macomb Community                                                        College

                                          Richard Wallace, Director, Transporation Systems Analysis, Center for                                                           Automotive Research (CAR)

                                          Meg Novacek, President, Novacek Services, Inc.; former Director, Vehicle                                                     Cybersecurity, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles - North America

12:15 PM - 12:30 PM    CAAT Update

                                          Bob Feldmaier, Director CAAT

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM      Lunch & Networking