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The Roosevelt Project: Regional Case Study on Motor Vehicle Electrification in the Industrial Heartland
The Roosevelt Project aims to chart a path forward through the transition towards deep decarbonization that minimizes worker and community dislocations and enables at-risk communities to sustain employment and harness economic opportunities. The project was initiated by former Secretary of Energy, Ernest J. Moniz, and engages a breadth of MIT and Harvard faculty and researchers across academic domains including Economics, Engineering, Sociology, Urban Studies and Planning, and Political Science.

In this webinar, Ernest Moniz, US Representative Dan Kildee (MI-5), and UAW Director of Research Jeff Dokho will be joined by a group of regional experts from:

MIT: David Foster, Visiting Scholar
Center for Automotive Research: Kristin Dziczek, Senior Vice-President
DTE Energy: Christina Hajj, Manager of Strategy and Special Projects
Indiana University: David Konisky, Professor, O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University
Policy Matters Ohio: Amanda Woodrum, Senior Researcher
Mott Foundation: Neal Hegarty, Vice President of Programs
EJ Consultants, Dr. Jalonne White-Newsome and Keith Cooley


Part 1: Fireside Chat with:

Former U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest J. Moniz
U.S. Representative Dan Kildee (MI-5), and
UAW Director of Research Jeff Dokho

Part 2: Expert Panels and Participant Discussions

Panel 1: Community Interviews and Findings
Panel 2: Motor Vehicle Industry Trends
Panel 3: Policy Recommendations

Each panel will include 5-7 minutes of opening comments by the panelists, followed by 20 minutes of audience participation.

Oct 22, 2021 02:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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