Driving Your Career
24-Hour Smart Mobility Competition
for Ontario Students
Begins: Thursday, June 10th, 2021 at 12:00 pm EST
Ends: Friday, June 11th, 2021 at 12:00 pm EST
To help you learn about all of the innovative and exciting opportunities that exist in Ontario, the Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Network will be hosting a 24-hour virtual career awareness competition with some amazing prizes up for grabs!
This competition is open to Ontario-based, Canadian students grades 6-12. Fill out the form to register now!
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Register to participate
Discover Careers in Ontario's Innovative Automotive Industry!
Did you know that there are more than 250 companies in Ontario working on advanced technologies such as self-driving cars? Our province is uniquely positioned as a world-leader in the automotive and smart mobility sector. We have a long history of automotive manufacturing, world-class academic institutions and a strong innovation ecosystem adding to our success. However, we need the next generation to help us solve emerging global challenges in this industry – like making transportation safer, more efficient, and better for the environment.
Exciting prizes to be won including Virtual 1-hour mentorship sessions with senior leaders in the industry, an onsite visit to the Project Arrow virtual reality Cave, and a site tour of the General Motors Canadian Technical Center*!
GM CTC MATT Tour
Skilled Trades Apprentice’s Toolbox
“PLEASE NOTE: The GM and Project Arrow experiences are pending COVID-19 restrictions and lockdown orders, and will take place when APMA and General Motors COVID-19 safety teams deems it’s safe to do so.
How it Works
ChatterHigh is a gamified content engagement platform used at home or in the classroom.
Students will have 24 hours to complete the AVIN competition modules which cover a wide range of opportunities in Ontario's automotive industry. Participants will receive a question which they need to answer by visiting the linked real-world resource. Points are earned for each question researched and answered correctly.
About AVIN and OCI
The automotive industry is undergoing a significant shift, with technological advances and evolving mobility preferences redefining its future. Through the Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Network (AVIN), Ontario is at the forefront of this transformation. AVIN capitalizes on the economic potential of automotive technologies and smart mobility solutions such as connected and autonomous vehicles (C/AVs), and enables the province’s transportation and infrastructure networks to plan for and adapt to this evolution.
OCI’s mission is to accelerate innovation through game-changing research, leading to successful commercialization and vibrant collaboration between industry and academia, launching the next generation of products and jobs.