the future of the great lakes

Building the World’s
Automobility Hub

New date to be announced soon!
digital event

REGISTER HERE

The Great Lakes Region has always been a world leader in the future of the automobile. Now, the region is taking it to the next level — in automobility. 

The Great Lakes Region has always been the world’s leader at building cars and trucks. Now, Michigan and Ontario are on the cutting edge of the next revolution in urban transportation.  

With its deep automotive history, robust R&D infrastructure and increasingly connected technology, Detroit and Windsor-Essex are re-emerging as the world’s leading AutoMobility cluster.

AutoMobility is changing how we think about the car, truck and every other vehicle that’s part of transportation’s future. It offers the opportunity to build a fast growing transportation industry around new software, data technology, autonomous & electric vehicles and cybersecurity. All of which will be accelerated by new approaches made possible by 5G. 

On September 23, CityAge, in partnership with major players in the Windsor-Essex Region and jointly convened with the binational Council of the Great Lakes Region (CGLR) through its Great Lakes Economic Forum, will look at how regional and global players are building this renewed major industry to drive job growth and make important contributions to a net zero future.

Register here to be part of this exciting community building the region’s - and the world’s - exciting new transportation industry.

REGISTER HERE
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH 

speakers include:

Steve Mackenzie

President and CEO,
Invest WindsorEssex

LinkedIn Logo

Kellie Lindsay

 Director of Strategic Partnerships, AutoTech Venture

LinkedIn Logo

Shamar Herron

Executive Director,
Michigan Works! Southeast

LinkedIn Logo

Peter Wawrow

Director of Research,
Innovation and Entrepreneurship,
St. Clair College

LinkedIn Logo

Maggie Shannon

Michigan Director,
Cavnue

LinkedIn Logo

Ned Staebler

President and CEO,
TechTown

LinkedIn Logo

David Adams

President,
Global Automakers of Canada

LinkedIn Logo

Kathryn Snorrason

Managing Director,
Michigan Office of Future Mobility and Electrification, Michigan Economic Development Corporation

LinkedIn Logo

Tom Schnekenburger

Data & Mobility Science Project Manager,
University of Windsor

LinkedIn Logo

Colin Dhillon

Chief Technical Officer,
APMA

LinkedIn Logo

Heather Pratt

Executive Director,
Research and Innovation,
University of Windsor

LinkedIn Logo
Mark Foster, CEO, Council of the Great Lakes Region

Mark Fisher

CEO,
Council of the Great Lakes Region

LinkedIn Logo

Ken Albright

Advisor, Strategy, Stakeholder Relations and Public Affairs,
McMaster University

LinkedIn Logo

Mona Eghanian

Director, Strategy and Programs - Automotive and Mobility,
Ontario Centre of Innovation

LinkedIn Logo

Ed Dawson

Senior Manager,
Automobility and Innovation - Simulation Team,
Invest WindsorEssex

LinkedIn Logo

Agenda for Sept 23rd

(ALl times CT)

11:00 AM Welcome by Event MC
11:05 AM Opening Comments by Mark Fisher
11:10 AM Presentation by: Kellie Lindsay
11:25 AM Panel 1:  How to Build a Cross-Border Cluster
11:55 AM Presentation by:  Project Arrow: Building the Zero Emission Car

12:10 PM Panel 2: Building Mobility Innovation Corridors
12:35 PM Panel 3: Building the Talent Pipeline We Need
1:00 PM Session Close

Themes for diScussion include:

Sam Liccardo

Mayor of San Jose, CA 

Libby Schaaf

Mayor of Oakland, CA

Emma Stewart

Head of High Tech, Engie Impact

Mary Papazian

President, San Jose
State University

SUBSCRIBE to cityage here
register for the webinar

agenda

9:15 - Welcome & participant introductions by CityAge

9:17 - Intro and Preview of the CityCube, by IBI President David Thom


9:25 - CityAge introduces Rick Cole as moderator of session


9:26 - Rick’s opening comments

9:30 - 9:50: Three comments on the question: What’s the status and future of Silicon Valley’s infrastructure and urban design?

9:48 - 10:40: Round robin, led by Rick Cole

10:40 - 10:45: Closing thoughts & thank you, by Rick Cole
register for the webinar

sponsors

register for the webinar

GET IN TOUCH

Vancouver | Las Vegas

778-835-0633

cityage newsletter: 
how to build the future

follow us