September 21-23, 2016
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Westin Chicago River North Hotel
David PorrecaDavid Porreca is the Director of Automotive Business for SAE International. Dave is responsible for the establishment and maintenance of positive and productive working relationships with key automotive executives at corporations, government entities and sister engineering societies around the world. Additionally, Dave is responsible for identifying new products and business opportunities for SAE. Prior to serving in this position at SAE, Dave was the Manufacturing and Technical Program Manager and then later the Engineering Meetings Manager for SAE. As the Engineering Meetings Manager, Dave had responsibility for the technical content and organization of all SAE Technical Conferences, to include the SAE Congress. Before joining SAE, Dave was the Executive Director of the National Coalition for Advanced Manufacturing (NACFAM) in Washington, D.C. Dave's spent fourteen years working in the private sector. He was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Anderson Mavor, an international manufacturer of longwall mining machinery. He also served as Chief Executive Officer of Mountaineer Euclid, a heavy equipment distributor for Ingersoll Rand, Komatsu, Euclid, O&K, Trojan and Grove products. Dave is a 1970 engineering graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and received his Masters Degree in Business Administration from Augusta College, in Augusta, Georgia.