2013 Michigan Auto
Summit

Make sure to join us for the 2014 MICHauto Summit as it is just around the bend. The Summit will look under the hood of the new era of Michigan innovation and the blueprint it provides for the rest of the global automotive industry. Programming will steer discussion on the outlook on design, engineering, manufacturing and all things automotive.

2013 Summit Highlights

View session highlights below from the 2013 Summit.

Governor Rick Snyder Keynote Address

Governor Rick Snyder discusses how Michigan and the auto industry are both succeeding and how connecting talented people to great opportunities is an important part of the comeback (full video).

 

Jay Baron Keynote Address

Center for Automotive Research (CAR) President and CEO Jay Baron discusses the economic impact and opportunities that exist for the auto industry in Michigan.

Competitive Advantage: Research and Development

John McElroy, host of “Autoline,” moderates a panel of Michigan companies involved in cutting-edge automotive R&D including Thomas Apostolos, Simon Nagata, Jeffrey Owens and John Rakolta Jr.

 

The Next Generation: Workforce of the Future

MICHauto Program Manager Rob Luce moderates a panel of young professionals in the automotive industry: Yazaki’s Soha Kadry, Ford’s Brandy Goolsby, American Axle’s Brian Hunt and Nissan’s Sarah Verner.