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Committees

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Our members are invited to participate in our five member-driven committees. Committees provide opportunities for networking and peer leadership as well as a chance to influence the development of our events and programs. Committee members can contribute through project teams or serve in leadership roles as committee chairs, vice committee chairs or project team chairs.

For more information or to join a committee, contact us at committees@automationalley.com or 248-457-5100.

Education and Talent 4.0

Focus areas

  • Retention/attraction
  • STEM
  • Employee development
  • Career awareness and preparation
  • Employee benefits
  • Health/productivity

Committee Members

Committee Meetings

Meets (in 2018) Feb 27, April 24, June 26, Oct 23 from 9 - 10:30 a.m. at Automation Alley. Meeting dates and times are subject to change. For exact dates and times, contact Karol Friedman at friedmank@automationalley.com or 248-457-3232.

Government Affairs Roundtable

Focus areas

  • Advocacy for Southeast Michigan's technology economy
  • Legislative influence on regional economic development
  • Policy shaping to serve regional interests

Committee Members

Roundtables are for Foundation Members only. For exact dates and times, contact Katie Hokanson at hokansonk@automationalley.com or 800-427-5100.

International Business Advisory Council

Focus areas

  • Identify trends in international trade and foreign direct investment
  • Enhance the global competitiveness of small and mid-sized companies
  • Share strategies for success and firsthand insights on how to overcome common hurdles companies may encounter doing business around the world
  • Assist with hosting incoming foreign delegations 
  • Coordinate our outgoing trade missions overseas
  • Assist with developing conferences and other educational events that identify promising new markets for Michigan-made products, services and technologies in high demand overseas

Committee Meetings

Meets (in 2018) quarterly, May 24 and October 25 from 8:30-10:30 a.m. at Automation Alley. This committee is by invitation only. Meeting dates and times are subject to change. For exact dates and times, contact Lisa Lasser at lasserl@automationalley.com or 248-457-3283, or Eriola Fishman at fishmane@automationalley.com or 248-687-7249.

Manufacturing

Focus areas

  • Business growth
  • Workforce talent enhancement
  • Best practices process collaboration
  • Promoting our regional manufacturing brand

Committee Members

Committee Meetings

This committee is limited to manufacturing and engineering companies only. For exact meeting dates and times, contact Karol Friedman at friedmank@automationalley.com or 248-457-3232.

Interested in Joining a Committee?

 

Foundation Members