January 25-27, 2017
Washington, D.C., USA
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Honorary General ChairWe are proud to announce Rep. Marcy Kaptur as the Honorary General Chair for the SAE International 2017 Government/Industry Meeting. Kaptur represents Ohio's Ninth Congressional District and is currently serving her 16th term in the U.S. House of Representatives. She is the senior-most woman in the House and the longest-serving woman from Ohio in history. Kaptur ranks among the most senior members of the 114th Congress. Her legislative priorities are vast, but some of her top priorities include efforts to stop poorly negotiated trade agreements and to advocate for increased U.S.-based manufacturing. Kaptur serves as the ranking member on the Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development. In this position, she focuses on efforts to protect the natural resources of Lake Erie and has advocated for American energy independence through increased funding for renewable energy programs and research, such as wind and solar. Kaptur also serves on the Defense Subcommittee.