From ADAS to Automated Driving

October 10-12, 2017

Columbus, Ohio, USA

Sheraton Columbus at Capitol Square

Justify Your Attendance

On this page, we have provided several helpful tips and documents for you to demonstrate why the ADAS to Automated Driving Symposium is an outstanding and necessary investment.

Write a Letter to Management
Do you need help getting approval to attend the ADAS to Automated Driving Symposium? If so, download our customizable Justification Letter to submit a memo to your supervisor about the value you and your organization would receive from your attendance at the ADAS to Automated Driving Symposium.

Reduce Your Expenses
In today’s challenging economic environment, it’s important to provide your organization the most value possible and limit expenses where possible. Plus, the lower your expected expenses are, the higher the chance your trip to the ADAS to Automated Driving Symposium will be approved by management.

Book your room in the ADAS to Automated Driving Symposium hotel block by September 11 to take advantage of specially negotiated rates. Be sure to register for the meeting before September 11 as well to secure an early-registration discount of $100.

Attend as Many Technical Sessions as Possible
The technical program features keynote speakers, lively panel discussions and other sessions covering critical developments on both ADAS and fully automated driving systems. By attending these sessions, you’ll gain a critical understanding of the advancements and innovations in the industries which will help you to guide your company to continued success.

Create a Post-Event Trip Report
Once your manager sees all of the new business contacts you made, how much you learned and how that knowledge can be applied across your company, they will be more likely to send you to the ADAS to Automated Driving Symposium or additional SAE events again. They may even join you at the next the ADAS to Automated Driving Symposium! Download a sample trip report.

Share Your Knowledge with Your Co-Workers
Bring your ADAS to Automated Driving Symposium materials back to the office to share with your coworkers. For example, sessions handouts you receive may contain valuable subject matter to discuss with your colleagues. Also, offer to do a brief presentation at a future staff meeting to let everyone know what you’ve learned.



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