On-Board Diagnostics Symposium

September 25-28, 2017

Garden Grove (Anaheim), California, USA

Wyndham Anaheim Garden Grove


Who Attends

Engineers from the automotive and commercial (on- and off-highway) vehicle industries with a focus on:
  • On-Board Diagnostics
  • Alternative fuel engines
  • Computer software/hardware
  • Diagnostics
  • Diesel fuels
  • Drivetrain
  • Electronics
  • Embedded software
  • Emissions
  • Emission control
  • Engine control systems
  • Environmental regulations and standards
  • Exhaust systems
  • Hybrid Power
  • Power systems
  • Propulsion
  • Reliability, Maintainability, Supportability
  • Research & Development
  • Software/Software Engineering
  • Total Life Cycle management

Benefits of Attending

  • Get the latest information firsthand on regulatory happenings and positions
  • Meet with standards developers to gain better understanding on the proposed changes to both SAE and ISO standards. SAE standards include: J2012, J1979, J1930, J1699.
  • Share experiences and potential solutions with other participants
  • Have an open forum to discuss concerns with regulators from CARB and the European Commission
  • Learn, understand, and apply new strategies for OBD
  • Network and interact with individuals representing customers, partners, suppliers, regulators, and competitors

Justify Your Attendance

You recognize the value of attending the SAE 2017 On-Board Diagnostics Symposium, but how do you communicate that to management? We encourage you to review the materials in this section to gain a greater understanding of this event 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 www.sae.org and event mobile app.

SAE Emergency Hotline



Gold Sponsors
  • Bosch logo
  • Cummins logo

Silver Sponsors
  • Winterpark Engineering logo
  • ControlTec logo

Conference Supporters
  • Toyota logo