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Bringing the Future of Transportation to UMD-College Park
Thursday, February 16, 2017
1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
1179 Conference Room, Glen L. Martin Hall
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Yeming Hao​​ ​


Bringing the Future of Transportation to UMD-College Park


David C. Woessner, GM of Local Motors Detroit & Washington D.C.

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm, Thursday, Feb. 16th, 2017

1179 Conference Room, Glen L. Martin Hall


Local Motors designs, builds and sells vehicles. In June of 2016, LM launched Olli, the world's first cognitive self-driving mobility solution in National Harbor, MD. Now, LM plans to bring Olli pilots and demos to UMD-College Park along with establishing vehicle production in Prince George's County. Learn about these plans and more of the Local Motor’s story from General Manager David Woessner.

Short CV:

David C. Woessner is an expert in topics of globalization, localization and emerging technologies and has written articles and whitepapers on mobility, connectivity and automotive technology hubs. He has over 15 years of executive leadership, strategy, business development, sales and relationship management experience. He currently serves as the first General Manager of Local Motors in Detroit and Washington DC. He is responsible for operations of the educational, sales and demonstration facility in National Harbor, MD. His primary focus is working with local stakeholders to develop and build a full Micro-factory to produce locally relevant vehicles.

David earned his MBA and MS in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology while serving multiple terms on the National Society of Black Engineers’ National Board of Directors. He received his BA in Physics and German from Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Indiana.


This Event is For: Campus • Graduate • Undergraduate • Faculty • Staff


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