North American International Powertrain Conference

September 13-15, 2017

Chicago, Illinois, USA

Fairmont Millennium Park Hotel


Who Attends

  • Senior executives from all OEMs
  • Senior government officials from key regulatory agencies
  • Top executives from Tier 1 and 2 suppliers

Benefits of Attending

  • Discuss the latest powertrain-related subjects as they relate to technology, energy, legislation, consumers, and other hot issues of the day.
  • Learn how the automotive industry is being impacted by the latest developments in powertrain.
  • Network and interact with top-level executives from OEM and supplier companies.
  • See and hear presentations not published or discussed together in any other forum.

Why Should You Attend?

NAIPC is an INVITATION-ONLY event planned by the Executive Leadership Team composed of the most senior-level powertrain executives in the business. Gain access to an unrivaled technical program addressing critical current issues and future challenges facing the industry, as well as an exclusive opportunity to network with top-level executives from the OEM and supplier companies.


"NAIPC is the best event SAE provides for powertrain and propulsion system OEM and supplier executives. Over its 12-year existence, it has consistently provided for relevant and timely information and debate, well focused on the main issues facing the industry's key stakeholders. The invitation list and resulting attendance have been carefully evolved to remain relevant to the changing dynamics of vehicular propulsion systems, and the conference steering committee does an excellent job of creating a focused agenda with speakers that are competent for the conference themes. The stimulating topics and participation by industry leaders make for excellent networking opportunities during the breaks and evening receptions, which are organized to enable friendly informal interactions."
- Executive at VanDyne Superturbo, Inc.

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
  • AVL Logo
  • BMW Logo
  • Delphi Logo
  • FCA Logo
  • FEV Logo
  • Ford Logo
  • GM Logo
  • Hyundai Logo
  • Magna Logo
  • Nissan Logo
  • Ricardo Logo
  • Toyota Logo

Gold Sponsors
  • AISIN Logo
  • BASF Logo
  • Bosch Logo
  • Denso Logo
  • Eaton logo
  • Mahle Logo
  • Nemak Logo
  • Roush Logo
  • Schaeffler Logo
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Silver Sponsors
  • Honeywell Logo
  • IAV logo
  • JATCO logo

Bronze Sponsors
  • Federal-Mogul logo
  • Means logo
  • Timken logo
  • Tremec logo

Conference Supporters
  • Borgwarner Logo
  • Continental Logo
  • dlhBowles Logo
  • Horiba Logo
  • Novation Logo
  • Rheinmetall KSPG logo
  • Victrex logo

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