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Warrendale, PA, Sept. 27, 2004 - The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), the world's largest technical engineering association, serves the needs of the mobility community throughout the world. Driven by a culture that fosters creativity and innovation, SAE has played a leadership role in setting the highest standards and providing life-long learning opportunities for engineers and researchers who are shaping the future of transportation.

Name: International Society of Automotive Engineers (Est. 1905)

Organization: Not-for-profit engineering and scientific association of individual members

Members: 85,000

Employees: 247

Affiliates: SAE Brazil, SAE India, SAE-UK, SAE Foundation, Performance Review Institute (PRI), Automotive Resources Institute (ARI)

Sections: Belarus, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Egypt, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, Romania, Russia, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Venezuela

Locations: World Headquarters Automotive Headquarters SAE Washington Office
400 Commonwealth Dr. 755 W. Big Beaver, Ste. 1600 1828 L St. NW, Ste. 905
Warrendale, PA 15096 Troy, MI 48084 Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (724) 776-4841 Phone: (248) 273-2455 Phone: (202) 463-7318
Web site:

Specialties: Automobile, Aerospace, Heavy-Duty, Motorsports

Products: Standards and specifications, technical journals, books, research reports and industry
trade magazines, conferences and exhibits, professional development and award programs, electronic databases, collegiate design competitions, student education programs

Major Events: SAE World Congress, SAE Motorsports Engineering Conference & Exhibition,
SAE Commercial Vehicle Congress & Exhibition, SAE AeroTech Congress & Exhibition.

Other Initiatives: Government & Industry events, Foundation banquets, student competitions

Leadership: 2003 Secretary
Raymond A. Morris, executive vice president/chief operating officer, SAE

2004 President
Duane D. Tiede, vice president, Functional Engineering (Rtd.), CNH Global

2005 President-Elect
James E. (Ted) Robertson, vice chairman, Product Development, ASC Incorporated

Vice President, Commercial Vehicle
Mark R. Pflederer, chief technical officer, Caterpillar, Inc.

Vice President, Aerospace
Robert E. Spitzer, vice president, External Technical Affiliations, The Boeing

Vice President, Automotive
Richard O. Schaum, vice president & general manager, Vehicle Systems,
Wavecrest Laboratories LLC

Greg Henderson, director, Weight Management and Control,
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company

For more information, please call SAE World Headquarters at (724) 776-4841 or visit the SAE Web site at

SAE is a non-profit engineering and scientific organization dedicated to the advancement of mobility technology to better serve humanity. Nearly 85,000 engineers and scientists who are SAE members develop technical information on all forms of self-propelled vehicles, including automobiles, aircraft, aerospace craft, trucks, buses, marine, rail and transit machinery. This information is disseminated through SAE meetings, books, electronic products and databases, technical papers, standards, reports, and professional development programs.