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AGENDA PREVIEW: 2023 MichAuto Summit Speakers and Panels

November 17, 2023

The annual MichAuto Summit returns on Dec. 5, 2023, with a packed agenda that promises insightful conversations about electrification, AI, Michigan’s manufacturing future, and other timely issues shaping Michigan’s signature industry.

Preview the full agenda below.

Keynote Addresses

  • AI in the Mobility Sector and Beyond
    • Jonathan Prantner, OneMagnify
  • People and Products of the Future
    • Cathy Staelgraeve, General Motors Factory ZERO
  • An EV Reality Check
    • Joseph McCabe, AutoForecast Solutions
    • John McElroy, Autoline


  • The Culture for Talent
    • Jennie Ecclestone, Magna International
    • Leo Kempel, Michigan State University
    • Ashok Sivanand, Integral
  • You Drive: Finding Your Future in Michigan
    • Nando Felten, Google Code Next Detroit
    • Caroline McDade, Intec Automated Controls Inc.
  • Labor, Manufacturing, and Michigan’s Future
    • Patrick L. Anderson, Anderson Economic Group LLC
    • Michelle Krebs, Cox Automotive
    • Marick Masters, Wayne State University

Plus: Celebrate the 2023 Volunteer and Partner of the Year Awards

Steve Hilfinger
Foley & Lardner LLP

John Kerr
DENSO International

Barb Land
Square One Education Network