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Sen. Gary Peters, Ted Serbinski, Matthew Simoncini and Ken Washington Take Michigan’s Center Stage

Join automotive, technology and government sectors at the 2016 Mackinac Policy Conference during the panel, “The Convergence of Auto and Technology: The Impact on Michigan’s Economy.” Panelists include: U.S. Sen. Gary Peters, Techstars’ Ted Serbinski, Lear’s Matthew Simoncini and Ford’s Ken Washington.

Tied to the Conference pillar of investing in the future, these industry stakeholders will discuss the rapidly evolving and converging world of the automotive and technology industries, and how Michigan must transform with this evolution. Moderated by KC Crain, executive vice president and director of corporate operations for Crain Communications Inc., panelists will speak candidly about what is needed in the short- and long-term to position Detroit and Michigan for sustainability and success in pursuit of the driverless vehicle, while sustaining and protecting the existing auto industry.