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2015 Michigan Robotics Industry Executive Forum


Can Michigan leverage its talent, infrastructure and capital to be a global leader in robotics, and connected/automated vehicles?

Michigan Robotics Ecosystem: A Competitive Analysis

Tuesday April 7, 2015
Time: 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Macomb Community College, Building K
14500 E. 12 Mile Road
Warren, Michigan 48088-3896


Keynote: Mohammad Poorsartep is a Research Scientist at the Texas A&M Transportation Research Institute
 Michigan Automated Systems Collaborative (MASC) Strategic Plan
Mohammad Poorsartep serves as Project Manager for the Texas A&M Transportation Research Institute (TTI) TTI’s Connected Transportation Initiative. In his current position, he is leading TTI’s activities further into the emerging area of automated and connected vehicle technologies. Prior to his current position, he spent more than four years at the University of Michigan where he led the activities of the Connected Vehicle Proving Center (CVPC) in conducting research projects sponsored by automotive manufacturers and suppliers, U.S. Department of Transportation, U.S. Department of Defense, and other entities.

Please plan on attending this event to learn the results of a competitive analysis of Michigan robotics compared to Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and California with recommendations to solidify and align the industry for optimal business growth and job creation.

This event will feature the report results with  a panel discussion on business opportunities, technology demonstrations, and presentations.

Cost for this event is $25 per person which includes breakfast and lunch.

This event is intended for:

  • Commercial companies looking to learn about business opportunities in robotics
  • Companies looking to demonstrate robotics or autonomous systems technology
  • Military or Department of Defense (DoD) leaders looking to leverage commercial robotics technology
  • Innovators or entrepreneurs exploring applications in connected/autonomous vehicles

Tabletop displays and demonstration space are also available.

Please contact Phil Callihan (734) 260-3724 for more information.