Positioning Michigan as the Global Leader in Next-Generation Mobility at the 2015 MICHauto Summit, September 30th

Event graphicBuilding off the theme, “The Connected Culture: Shaping Michigan’s Automotive Future,” the 2015 MICHauto Summit will focus on how MIchigan is positioning itself as the center for advanced mobility and connected vehicle technology. Recognizing the need for a robust talent pipeline driven by a relentless culture of innovation, the Summit will explore how the state can utilize its brainpower, infrastructure and unrivaled automotive heritage to revolutionize the automotive industry, connect the automobile and reshape the world. The Summit will be held on Wednesday, September 30th from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Cobo Center.

Speakers include:

  • Rose Bellanca, President, Washtenaw Community College
  • Harry Lightsey, Executive Director, Global Connected Customer, Public Policy, General Motors Co.
  • Rick Snyder, Governor, State of Michigan
  • Peter Sweatman, Director, University of Michigan Mobility Transformation Center

MICHauto, in partnership with the Mobile Technology Association of Michigan (MTAM), is pleased to offer a special rate of $150 to attend this event – a $75 savings over the non-member rate. Just enter “MAPartner15” when registering to receive your discount.

To learn more about Summit programming or to register, please visit MICHauto.org/mas.

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About MTAM

MTAM is a non-profit trade association for Michigan’s mobile / wireless (connected) technologies industry and businesses in all industries utilizing those technologies. We are the first state-based mobile/wireless industry trade association in the U.S., and our mission is: • to facilitate conversation/collaboration between varied sectors of the mobile/wireless eco-system; serve as the bridge to enable diverse organizations to understand each other’s perspectives and needs in order to drive new innovation and opportunities involving these technologies; • to increase the use of, and demand for, Michigan-based mobile/wireless technology products and services in-state, nationally and globally; • to increase the productivity and profitability of every industry vertical in Michigan via the use of these technologies; • to create sustainable jobs and increased entrepreneurial opportunities in the state based on the use of these technologies, thereby achieving substantial growth of Michigan’s economy; • and to help the communities we serve via the use of these technologies. We are also the statewide producer of Mobile Monday Michigan – a mobile / wireless industry networking and education organization which is a branch of the international Mobile Monday organization based in Finland. Here in Michigan we currently have 4 chapters (Detroit, Ann Arbor, Lansing and Grand Rapids) with over 3000+ members statewide.
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