Government/Industry Meeting

January 24-26, 2018

Washington, D.C., USA

Walter E. Washington Convention Center


This essential event is your opportunity to connect directly to the key players driving advanced automotive, fuels technology, and pending legislation.

Who Attends

  • Government and industry managers of all ranks and levels
  • Defense logistics and resource managers
  • Military and civilian maintainers, including executives, supervisors, technicians, and international counterparts
  • Program managers involved in life-cycle support and product support
  • Production, process, and information systems specialists
  • Researchers and product development representatives
  • Commercial maintainers and product support providers
  • Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs)
  • Engineers—maintenance, in-service, and process/industrial professionals
  • Companies, organizations, and agencies, including Toyota, Nissan Motor Co. Ltd., Jaguar Land Rover North America LLC, Volkswagen AG, Daimler, General Motors LLC, Mitsubishi Motors R&D of America Inc., U.S. Department of Transportation, National Transportation Safety Board, NHTSA, Honda R&D Co. Ltd., U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. EPA, NASA, and many more
  • Attendees include general managers, directors, program managers, presidents, chief engineers, executive engineers, policy analysts, vice presidents, chief operating officer, VP government relations, and more

Benefits of Attending

  • Understand and apply new legislation and regulations to emissions control, safety and energy conservation issues via new and still to-be-developed technology
  • Create opportunities for technology leaders to disseminate information related to emissions control, safety and energy conservation
  • Make better policy and legislative decisions based on discussions at the event
  • Network and interact with individuals from industry, government and academic institutions
  • Attend supplier displays


Justify Your Attendance

You recognize the value of attending the SAE 2018 Government/Industry Meeting, but how do you communicate that to management? We encourage you to review the materials on this page to gain a greater understanding of Government/Industry 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



Platinum Sponsors
  • Auto Alliance logo
  • Toyota logo

Gold Sponsors
  • Mitsubishi Motors logo
  • Vw of America logo

Silver Sponsors
  • Bosch logo
  • Honda logo
  • Nissan logo

Bronze Sponsors
  • American Chemistry logo
  • Delphi logo
  • Mazda logo
  • Novation logo
  • Subaru logo

Conference Supporters
  • EPA logo
  • NHTSA logo
  • U.S. Department of Energy logo

Friends of the Industry
  • Achates Power logo
  • AMECA logo
  • ASC logo
  • BMW logo
  • Borgwarner logo
  • Daimler
  • Diesel Tech logo
  • Fiat Chrysler logo
  • Ford Driving Skills for Life logo
  • Fuels Institute logo
  • GM logo
  • IIHS logo
  • InterRegs logo
  • Magna logo
  • MECA logo
  • MEMA logo
  • USCAR logo
  • Westat logo