Call for Papers / Presentations

Small Engine Technology Conference
October 16-18, 2012
Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center
Madison, WI, USA

Critical Deadlines
Deadline for submitting abstractsFebruary 14, 2012
Review Ready manuscripts dueApril 19, 2012
Final Manuscripts due to SAEAugust 7, 2012

Technical Sessions at the Small Engine Technology Conference will focus on applications such as motorcycles, scooters, marine, small agricultural and garden equipment, hand tools, snowmobiles, snow removal equipment, recreational vehicles, portable power generators, and unmanned vehicle systems.

Abstracts should be submitted on-line. Upon submission, you will receive an automatic reply with your tracking number. Papers should be applications oriented, contribute to state-of-the-art technology with conclusions supported by technical data, and be devoid of commercialism. Authors should prepare their papers in metric (SI) units. No presentation will be accepted without a paper submission and each paper must be presented in order to be published.

Major subject areas being addressed at the conference are as follows:

  • Advanced Combustion
  • Alternative Fuels
  • Collegiate Events
  • Diesel Engine
  • Emissions
  • Engine and Vehicle Components
  • Engine Control
  • Engine Technology
  • Environmental Impacts
  • Fuel Supply Systems
  • HCCI
  • Hybrids, Electric Drives & Fuel Cells
  • Lubricants
  • Materials
  • Measurement & Simulation
  • NVH Technology
  • Powertrains for Unmanned Vehicles (must be non-military)
  • Transmission
  • Two Stroke Engine
  • Vehicle Dynamics & Safety

Prospective authors are asked to submit electronic abstracts of 300-500 words for consideration including a tentative paper title, author(s) name(s), mailing address, e-mail address, telephone and fax numbers. In addition, each abstract should:

  • State the significance of the work to the progress of relevant engineering areas.
  • Indicate whether the paper has ever been presented before.
  • State the main conclusions of the proposed paper.
  • Summarize the process by which the conclusions were reached.

Abstracts are due no later than February 14, 2012. Draft manuscripts are due April 19, 2012 and final manuscripts are due August 7, 2012. Offered papers shall not have been published elsewhere; and if accepted, contributors will not release their paper for publication through other media. Paper acceptance will be based on organizer moderated peer review of draft manuscripts. Authors will be charged a nominal registration fee.

For additional information contact:
Janel Show, SAE International
400 Commonwealth Dr.
Warrendale, PA 15096. USA Phone: 724-772-4006