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2011 SAE Foundation Banquet Slated for May - Industry Leaders will be Honored

WARRENDALE, Pa., March 2, 2011 - The SAE Foundation will hold its annual banquet on Thursday, May 12, 2011, at The Fillmore Detroit.

During the banquet, Industry Leadership Awards will be presented to John Krafcik, president and chief executive officer of Hyundai Motor America; and Peter Marks, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Robert Bosch LLC.

Established in 2006 and formerly known as the Young Manufacturing Leadership Award, The Young Industry Leadership Award promotes careers in the engineering community by recognizing young men and women, ages 35 and under, who have significant accomplishments and who show potential for significant leadership growth in industry.

These individuals must have:

·Proven accomplishments in their career;

·Shown promise and possess leadership ability;

· Received recognition from their employer or organization; and

·Demonstrated commitment to the community, professional societies and/or STEM Education(science, technology engineering and math)

The SAE Foundation is seeking nominations for the award. The deadline for nominations is March 31, 2011. For more information about the award, or to complete a nomination form, visit http://www.sae.org/news/awards/list/youngmfg/ .

For more information on the 2011 SAE Foundation Banquet, visit http://www.saefoundation.org/banquet/ . For press credentials, e-mail pr@sae.org or call 1-724-772-8522.

The SAE Foundation is the charitable arm of SAE International that strives to encourage and increase student participation and achievement in science, technology, engineering and math through many programs, including A World In Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series. SAE International is a global association of more than 128,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries. SAE International's core competencies are life-long learning and voluntary consensus standards development.

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