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2022 CAAT Conference – Preparing Technicians for Electric Vehicle Technology

September 30, 2022 @ 8:30 am - 12:45 pm

The 2022 CAAT Conference will be held on Friday, September 30 at Macomb Community College in Warren, MI. This FREE event offered by the Center for Advanced Automotive Technology will be held at Macomb Community College’s South Campus in Warren, MI is targeted towards automotive industry representatives as well as secondary and postsecondary auto educators, counselors, and administrators.

In addition to the conference, this year we will be offering a Professional Development Workshop on Electric Vehicles and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems. This 2-day course will start immediately following the conference Friday afternoon, and finish on Saturday. Attendance at all three sessions is required to receive a certificate of completion accredited by Wayne State University.

Friday, September 30, 2022
8:30 am — 12:45 pm

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Don Hutchison, Dean of Engineering & Advanced Technology, Macomb Community College

The Future of Electric Vehicles and eMobility
Carla Bailo, President & CEO, Center for Automotive Research

Electric Vehicle Jobs Market Report
Michele Economou Ureste, Executive Director, Workforce Intelligence Network

Rollout of the EV Jobs Academy
Laurie Huber, Workforce Project Manager, Workforce Intelligence Network

Technician Skills Gap
Paul Bowser, Director, Prototype Services, Roush Industries


September 30, 2022
8:30 am - 12:45 pm
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