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SAE International’s Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress Slated for Oct. 6-8

WARRENDALE, Pa., Sept. 30, 2015 -

SAE International's Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress is set for Oct. 6-8 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill. The annual event will feature three days of technical sessions, hands-on technology displays and networking among industry leaders and innovators.


Executive Leadership for the event is being provided by PACCAR. General chairs are Dan Sobic, Executive Vice President, PACCAR, Inc., and Dr. Phil Stephenson, General Manager, PACCAR Technical Center.


Executive Panels will include:


·         Getting to Zero Software Defects Panel (sponsored by MathWorks) – Tuesday, Oct. 6: 10:30 a.m.-Noon

·         Greenhouse Gas Legislation Executive Panel (sponsored by DELPHI) – Wednesday, Oct. 7: 9:30-11:30 a.m.

·         From Vehicles to What? Innovation in Material Processing and Movement (sponsored by Cummins) – Thursday, Oct. 8: 10:30 a.m.-Noon


The Annual Industry Keynote address will be provided by Dan Sobic on Wednesday, Oct. 7 at 11:30 a.m. as part of the Awards Luncheon. The Breakfast Keynote Speaker on Thursday, Oct. 8 at 8 a.m. will be Kenneth W. Gronbach, President of KGC Direct, LLC.


For more information on the event, visit To request media credentials, email or call 1-724-772-8522.


SAE International is a global association committed to being the ultimate knowledge source for the engineering profession. By uniting over 137,000 engineers and technical experts, we drive knowledge and expertise across a broad spectrum of industries. We act on two priorities: encouraging a lifetime of learning for mobility engineering professionals and setting the standards for industry engineering. We strive for a better world through the work of our philanthropic SAE Foundation, including programs like A World in Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series™.

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