Industry Briefing: Cross-Border Collaboration: Driving Regional Competitiveness in Advnaced Mobility

Wednesday, February 8, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Schoolcraft College, VisTaTech Center
18600 Haggerty Rd., Livonia, MI 48152

Cost: $95


Across Michigan and Ontario, vehicle manufacturers, suppliers, universities, government agencies, and other organizations are collaborating on the development of connected and automated vehicle technology and other new mobility technologies. To further expand the boundaries of innovation and promote regional competitiveness, the State of Michigan and the Province of Ontario are working together under a memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed in August 2016.

This CAR Industry Briefing will provide a forum for organizations leading the way to next-generation automotive and mobility technologies to present their latest developments and shed light on transportation of the future.

Who should attend:

Professionals involved with:

  • Automotive Technology and R&D
  • Economic Development
  • Transportation and Infrastructure
  • Vehicle and Component Manufacturing
  • Software Development
  • Business and Automotive Media


Thomas Bloor
Senior Manager, Global Business Development
QNX Software Systems

> Bio

Hideki Hada
Executive Engineer, Active Safety
Electronics Systems Division
Toyota Technical Center
Toyota Motor North America

> Bio
> Presentation

Ross McKenzie
Managing Director
University of Waterloo Centre for Automotive Research (WatCAR)

> Bio
> Presentation

Kirk Steudle
Michigan Department of Transportation

> Bio
> Presentation


Richard Wallace
Director, Transportation Systems Analysis
Center for Automotive Research

> Bio

Sponsored by:


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The CAR Industry Briefings are an educational series, with the intent of enlightening industry participants, media and the general public on a wide variety of emerging industry topics.