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2019 Center for Advanced Automotive Technology (CAAT) Conference


Conference Overview Join us at this popular event to hear from industry, government, and STEM leaders about the: ?automotive industry’s continued focus on, and the growth of electric vehicles (EVs) ?current status of market acceptance of EVs ?EV charging network, fast charging, charge rate, and range anxiety ?Michigan STEM Advisory Council and the state’s STEM programming that is helping to make the state a world leader in STEM education ?many STEM activities in Michigan that focus on developing skills that will help students gain proficiency in collaboration, questioning, problem-solving, and critical thinking that will better prepare them for the many STEM jobs that are currently and will continue to be available to meet the needs of industry ?Michigan Workforce Development Agency’s efforts to work directly with federal, state, and local partners to implement workforce and education programs and develop policies that align with and support the state’s key workforce strategies Several local students will be on hand to share their STEM experience and pathways in a panel format, moderated by their teacher, Douglas Baltz, who is Instructional Leader, STEM R&D at Birmingham Public Schools and a member of the Southeast Michigan STEM Ecosystem Executive Board. There will be a special area for conference attendees to speak with leaders of various Michigan STEM organizations to learn about the many ways available to engage students in STEM. If you are a local STEM organization, or work for a company engaged in STEM activities, and wish to have a table, please contact Sherri Doherty, CAAT Assistant Director, at 586-447-8618 or dohertys@macomb.edu. Target Audience The conference is targeted to automotive industry representatives and secondary and post-secondary automotive educators, counselors, and administrators. Representatives from automotive-related government and professional organizations are also encouraged to attend.




Automotive Maintenance
Engineering Technology
Faculty Development
Welding/Materials Joining
Workforce Development


14500 E. 12 Mile Road
Warren, MI 48088
Warren, MI 48088



Target Audience

Four Year College/University
High School
Middle School
Two Year College

Start Date

Friday, May 10, 2019 at 8:00 AM

End Date

Friday, May 10, 2019

Time Zone

Eastern Standard Time (North America)

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Presented By

Macomb Community College, Center for Advanced Automotive Technology



Contact Name

Sherri Doherty

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