GRAND RAPIDS – CAAT (Center for Advanced Automotive Technology) partners with industry, education, government, and professional organizations to support local economic development.  Through these partnerships, the CAAT identifies funding opportunities for the creation and adaptation of curricula in  advanced automotive technology programs.  The CAAT advances the preparation of students for careers in new and developing technologies.

Listen as Melissa Birnie interviews Bob Feldmaier, Director of Center for Advanced Automotive Technology (CAAT) as they discuss the up coming CAAT conference “Driverless Cars, but what is Driving the Workforce?”.

The topics will include:

  • Technology updates on connected and automated vehicles, fuel cells, and lightweighting
  • Workplace Reports from Oakland Workforce Development/Oakland County Michigan Works! and Workforce Intelligence Network (WIN)
  • A panel discussion on workforce needs with representatives from industry and academia.
  • Curriculum development updates by Macomb Community College.

If you are curious about automonuous vehicles and how Macomb Community College is supporting the future workforce in this segment, this is the show for you.

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