Friday, May 8, 2020 from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
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Macomb Community College 
44575 Garfield Road
University Center, Assembly Hall
Clinton Township, MI 48038


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Center for Advanced Automotive Technology 

2020 CAAT Conference Preparing Technicians for Autonomous Technologies 

This FREE event offered by the Center for Advanced Automotive Technology will be held at Macomb Community College's Center Campus in Clinton Township, MI on Friday, May 8, 2020. It is targeted towards automotive industry representatives as well as secondary and postsecondary auto educators, counselors, and administrators.

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Macomb Community College
Center Campus
Clinton Twp, MI

University Center
Assembly Hall


8:00 am – 8:30 am        Registration / Continental Breakfast / Networking

8:30 am – 8:45 am        James Sawyer, President                                                                                                                            Macomb Community College                                                                                                                       Welcome and Opening Remarks

8:45 am – 9:30 am        Keynote Speaker                                                                                                                                          Richard Blust, ADAS North America, Test & Validation Manager                                                                 Continental 

9:30 am– 10:00 am       Michele Mueller, Senior Project Manager, Connected and Automated Vehicles                                          Michigan Department of Transportation                                                                                                       Connected and Automated Vehicles

10:00 am – 10:30 am     Break                                                                                                                                                            STEM Activities in Southeastern Michigan

10:30 am –11:00 am     Jessica Robinson, Executive Director                                                                                                          Michigan Mobility Institute                                                                                                                            State of Mobility

11:00 am – 12:00 pm    Jonathan Beck, Director, National Center for Autonomous Technologies                                                    Chris Hadfield, Director, Minnesota State Transportation Center of Excellence                                          Jill Zande, President & Executive Director, Marine Advanced                                                                                              Technology Education Center                                                                                              Sea, Air and Land Autonomous Technologies

Noon – 12:15 pm          Michelle Economou Ureste, Executive Director                                                                                           Workforce Intelligence Network                                                                                                                   Technician/Technologist Labor Market

12:15 pm – 1:00 pm      Lunch & Networking

Richard Blust

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems North America, Test & Validation Manager