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Webinar: Choosing Canada’s Automotive Future

We invite you to join us at 12 p.m. on March 25, 2021, for Choosing Canada’s Automotive Future – an interactive webinar hosted by the Canadian Academy of Engineering, a founding member of the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA).

Jeannette Montufar, PhD, P.Eng., FCAE, Founding Partner and CEO, MORR Transportation Consulting Ltd. and Chair of the Expert Panel on Connected and Autonomous Vehicles and Shared Mobility will present the findings from CCA’s latest report, Choosing Canada’s Automotive Future. The presentation will be followed by an interactive discussion. The Expert panelists will discuss the potential impact of autonomous vehicles and shared mobility on industry, communities, and people in Canada. The webinar will conclude with an audience Q&A moderated by Eric M. Meslin, PhD, FRSC, FCAHS, President and CEO of the Council of Canadian Academies.

Choosing Canada’s Automotive Future identifies potential impacts of CASE vehicles on industry, privacy and cybersecurity, urban planning, the environment, and the safety and well-being of people in Canada. It provides a set of findings and conclusions that can help shape the future of how these vehicles operate in Canada.

This webinar is free but registration is required. The webinar will be recorded and will be available in both official languages post-event.

Jeanette Montufar, PhD, P.Eng., FCAE
Founding Partner and CEO, MORR Transportation Consulting Ltd. 
Sarah Wells, PhD
Executive Director, Transportation Association of Canada (TAC)
Carole Wilson, P.Eng., MBA, FCAE
Automotive Marketing and Sales Executive
Eric M. Meslin, PhD, FRSC, FCAHS
President and CEO, Council of Canadian Academies (CCA)