Transmission and Driveline Technologies Symposium

November 14-15, 2017

Dearborn, Michigan, USA

Ford Conference & Event Center


The need for increased vehicle efficiency and performance across every combination of region, market segment, and application results in an ever-growing range of transmission and driveline technologies. The Transmission and Driveline Technologies Symposium brings together key executives, engineers, researchers, and suppliers to discuss the latest innovations in the design, manufacture, and operation of these technologies.

Who Attends

Professionals from the automotive and commercial (on- and off-highway) vehicle industries with a focus on:
  • Drivetrain
  • Emissions
  • Propulsion, power systems
  • Lubricants, fuels, and fuel delivery systems
  • Testing, simulation
  • Research & development
  • NVH
  • Thermal management
  • Materials

Benefits of Attending

Technical Expertise-Leave the event with critical knowledge of the latest technologies and proven solutions
Industry Insight-Keep up on the latest industry trends, challenges, initiatives, and opportunities facing our industry now and in the future. Plus, gain an expanded perspective from key thought leaders
Networking-Foster professional collaboration by interacting with your industry peers; discuss common challenges and best practices
Exhibition-Discover the latest supply chain innovations from around the globe

Justify Your Attendance

You recognize the value of attending the Transmission and Driveline Technologies Symposium, but how do you communicate that to management? We encourage you to review the materials in this section to gain a greater understanding of this event and how to communicate the value it can provide when attempting to gain attendance approval from your manager.
Justification Resources

Emergency Procedures During This SAE Event

During this SAE event attendees are to follow the established emergency guidelines of the facility where the emergency occurs. Based on the location of the incident, report emergencies to the nearest venue representative and/or security personnel if available, or report to the SAE operations office onsite.

Should a catastrophic event occur, attendees should follow the safety and security instructions issued by the facility at the time of the event. This includes listening for instructions provided through the public address system and following posted evacuation routes if required.

In case of an emergency, or a major disruption to the schedule of the event, attendees and exhibitors may call the below number to receive updated information on the status of the event. Updates will also be provided via the SAE website at and event mobile app.

SAE Emergency Hotline



Gold Sponsors
  • Fiat Chrysler logo
  • Lubrizol logo

Silver Sponsors
  • AVL logo
  • Brose north America logo

Bronze Sponsors
  • FEV logo
  • Timken logo
  • TREMEC logo

Conference Supporters
  • Advanced Test and Automation logo