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SAE International Set to Host Aerospace Defense Ground Support Equipment Event in March

WARRENDALE, Pa., Feb. 22, 2012 - SAE International’s inaugural Aerospace and Defense Ground Support Equipment Conference will be held March 7-8, 2012, in Las Vegas, Nev. The event will be held concurrently with the Cygnus Aviation Expo.

The conference will bring together the aerospace and defense ground support equipment community for educational and networking opportunities. Highlights will include highly recognizable keynote speakers, relevant panelists, and technology topics that are pertinent to the future of the industry, such as the use of electric vehicles in aviation ground support, applications for fuel cells in ground support equipment, the environmental impacts of deicing, ground power, cargo handling and more.  The event will also offer rare access to the Joint Panel on Aviation Support Equipment, featuring representatives from each branch of the armed forces.

Held concurrently with the Cygnus Aviation Expo, the SAE International Aerospace and Defense Ground Support Equipment Conference will offer attendees the opportunity to see the latest offerings from more than 200 aerospace and ground equipment exhibitors.

For an overview of activities, visit http://www.sae.org/events/adg/overview.htm . For more information, or to inquire about obtaining press credentials, call 1-724-772-8522 or email pr@sae.org.

SAE International is a global association of more than 134,000 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. SAE International's charitable arm is the SAE Foundation, which supports many programs, including A World In Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series.

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