Since its first event in 1989, the Small Engine Technology Conference (SETC) continues to be the international technology conference for small engines and related products. SETC is jointly sponsored each year by the Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan, Inc. (JSAE) and SAE International. This year's event is scheduled for November 13 - 16, 2006 at the San Antonio Crowne Plaza Hotel-Riverwalk in San Antonio, Texas, USA.

The conference theme, Future Trends in Small Engine Technology, will be discussed via SAE papers being presented within the following topics:

  • Advanced Combustion
  • Diesel Engine
  • Engine Components
  • Engine Control
  • Engine Technology
  • Environmental Impacts / Safety Education
  • Alternative Fuels
  • Fuel Supply System
  • HCCI (Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition)
  • Lubricant
  • Marine
  • Materials
  • Motorcycle Design & Simulation
  • NVH Technology
  • Production Technology
  • SAE Collegiate Events
  • Transmission
  • Two Stroke Engine
  • Vehicle Components
  • Vehicle Dynamics

If you are interested in submitting a paper for consideration, please click Call for Papers for information and instructions.

Southwest Research Institute is hosting the event and will have tours available to attendees on Monday, November 13.