SAE 2016 Convergence Technical Program to Feature Three Expert Panel Discussions on Innovation, Supply Chain, and Business

Share Article

Three expert panel discussions, two of which are new, will highlight the technical program during the SAE 2016 Convergence event, with will be held Sept. 19-21 at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Mich. Ford Motor Company will provide Executive Leadership for the event.

News Image
The three-day event will feature a theme of “Personal Mobility – Creating a Smart and Autonomous Journey.”

Three expert panel discussions, two of which are new, will highlight the technical program during the SAE 2016 Convergence event, with will be held Sept. 19-21 at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Mich. Ford Motor Company will provide Executive Leadership for the event.

The three-day event will feature a theme of “Personal Mobility – Creating a Smart and Autonomous Journey.”
The expert panel discussions will include:

  •     New! Automotive Innovators Panel – Monday, September 19

11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (This panel includes four CTO’s from the automotive industry)

  •     New! State of Supply Chain - the Analysts Viewpoint – Monday, September 19

1:45 - 3:15 p.m.

  •     State of the Business - OEM EE Leaders – Monday, September 19

4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

This year's program has been updated to address the future of automotive electronics technology, and will showcase a new format - with each day highlighting a specific subject:

  •     Day 1 - Leadership Day: Features three executive keynote speakers, and three panel discussions highlighting: Automotive Innovators; State of Supply Chain - an Analyst's View; and State of the Business - OEM EE Leaders
  •     Day 2 - Engineers Day: Includes in-depth technical presentations from industry experts in six tracks: Architecting to Enable and Scale; Open Source as an Enabler; People/Technical Workforce Transformation; Designing for an Experience; Technology Disruptors; and Leveraging Consumer Electronics
  •     Day 3 - Partner Day: Technical programs from partner associations and organizations with a stake in the automotive electronics industry

SAE 2016 Convergence will feature a full slate of technical programs covering relevant topics facing all mobility engineering professionals, including technology disruptors, leveraging consumer electronics and aerospace and open source as an enabler, to name just a few.

For more information on the event, visit https://www.sae.org/events/convergence/.

To request press credentials, email pr(at)sae(dot)org or call 1-724-772-8522.

SAE International is a global association committed to being the ultimate knowledge source for the engineering profession. By uniting over 127,000 engineers and technical experts, we drive knowledge and expertise across a broad spectrum of industries. We act on two priorities: encouraging a lifetime of learning for mobility engineering professionals and setting the standards for industry engineering. We strive for a better world through the work of our charitable arm, the SAE Foundation, which helps fund programs like A World in Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series™.

-http://www.sae.org-

Share article on social media or email:

View article via:

Pdf Print

Contact Author

Shawn Andreassi
Visit website