SAE 2016 Convergence ®

September 19-21, 2016

Novi, Michigan, USA

Suburban Collection Showplace

Technical Program

Technical Sessions

The solutions-oriented Technical Sessions at SAE 2016 Convergence® provide the perfect opportunity for engineering professionals to discover, collaborate, and engage with peers from around the globe. These Technical Sessions, developed by industry professionals to maximize relevance, are designed to allow industry members of all levels the opportunity to gather timely, relevant, and stimulating information to enhance skills and creativity.

Technical Expert Panel Discussions

NEW! Automotive Innovators Panel
Monday, September 19
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Moderator: John McElroy, Blue Sky Productions
  • Phillip Eyler, Harman International
  • Jon Lauckner, General Motors LLC
  • Jeff Owens, Delphi
  • Enrico Pisino, FCA US LLC
  • Ken Washington, Ford Motor Company

NEW! State of Supply Chain - the Analysts Viewpoint
Monday, September 19
1:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Moderator: Lisa Whalen, Frost & Sullivan
  • Colin Langan, UBS Inc.
  • Glenn Mercer, Glenn Mercer Automotive LLC
  • Joseph Vitale, Deloitte & Touche LLP
  • Marc Winterhoff, Roland Berger Strategy Consultants

State of the Business - OEM EE Leaders
Monday, September 19
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Moderator: Roger Lanctot, Strategy Analytics Inc.
  • Charles Gray, Ford Motor Company
  • Wayne Powell, Toyota Technical Center USA Inc.
  • Matthew Schroeder, General Motors LLC

Platinum Sponsors

  • Ford
    Executive Leader
  • Panasonic
  • Vector

Gold Sponsors

  • AAM
  • Denso
  • ESG
  • Infineon

Silver Sponsors

  • Delphi
  • IBM
  • Renesas

Bronze Sponsors

  • Flextronics

Conference Supporter

  • Bosch
  • Genivi
  • Hella
  • Hitachi
  • IEEE
  • Mobile Comply