SAE 2013 North American International Powertrain Conference

An Invitation Only Event

September 18-20, 2013

Chicago, Illinois, USA

Westin Chicago River North Hotel


Who Attends This Event

  • By invitation-only event
  • Senior executives from all OEM's
  • Senior government officials from key regulatory agencies
  • Top executives from Tier 1 and 2 suppliers

Benefits of Attending

  • Unparalleled networking with global senior powertrain executives
  • Participate in candid discussions about regulatory, technological and strategic powertrain issues
  • Understanding of North American powertrain trends, challenges and regulations
  • Non-taditional attendance from academicians, consultants, economists, investment bankers and inventors
  • Opportunity to gain an "outsider's perspective"
  • The roadmaps used by other sectors can open doors to new ideas!


As a result of NAIPC, major OEM Powertrain Strategies were influenced...

Graham Hoare Graham Hoare
Director - Global Vehicle Evaluation & Verification
Ford Product Development

"NAIPC is quite simply a game changer! The event creates an environment where those normally locked in fierce competition debate and share their genuine insights about Powertrains of the future, Fuels & Energy in pursuit of a better world for everyone. An enjoyable & rewarding experience."

Dr. Wolfgang Warnecke Dr. Wolfgang Warnecke
Chief Scientist Mobility
Shell Geschaftsführer Shell GD (Deutschland) GmbH

"An impressive meeting place and conference 'behind closed doors' - with the right balance of number of attendants. And senior leaders from the auto industry evaluating the options for future mobility and the energy required, to find solutions for the powertrain challenges of tomorrow."

Bob Lee Bob Lee
VP and Head Engine Powertrain and Electrified Propulsion Systems Engineering
Chrysler Group LLC

"The diversity of ideas and perspectives on challenges we face as a powertrain community makes NAIPC a must attend event for me. Frequently I return to the office with ideas to adjust our strategic powertrain plan or modification to the assumptions upon which it is based."