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SAE International Offers Free Virtual Symposium on Continuous Engineering: The Internet of Things (IoT)

WARRENDALE, Pa., Oct. 13, 2015 -

SAE International offers a free virtual symposium hosted by IBM. This program provides the opportunity for attendees to explore the major trends impacting today’s systems engineering teams on Wednesday, November 4, 2015 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST. Content for the symposium is reviewed by SAE International.

2015 Continuous Engineering Virtual Symposium: The Internet of Things (IoT)” will examine ways to help design engineers speed delivery of today's complex and connected products and accelerate learning throughout the lifecycle while managing cost, quality, and risk. Attendees of the virtual symposium will be able to learn about improving design efficiencies, preventing rework, verifying requirements at all stages of the product lifecycle, and achieving faster time to quality.

The symposium will feature three Keynote Panels:

·         Driving Safety in Connected/Autonomous Vehicles Using Analytics

9 to 10 a.m. U.S. EST

Derek Rotz, Manager, Advanced Engineering, Daimler Trucks North America

Dr. Phil Stephenson, General Manager, PACCAR Technical Center, and COMVEC 2015 Executive Co-Chair

Mary Doyle, Global Ground Vehicle Standards, Standards and Business Development: Connected Transportation, SAE International


·         Driving Change: The Future of Transportation IoT

11 a.m. to noon U.S. EST

James A. Buczkowski, Henry Ford Technical Fellow and Director of Electrical and Electronics Systems, Research and Innovation, Ford Motor Co., and SAE Cross-Industry Standards Advisor, Vehicle Electronics & Innovation Integration

Dr. Partha Goswami, Manager - Technology Intelligence, General Motors

Oleg Logvinov, IEEE P2413 Working Group Chair, IEEE Internet Initiative Chair, and Director of Special Assignments, Industrial & Power Conversion Division, STMicroelectronics


·         Engineering in the Fast Lane: Internet of Things and Systems Engineering

1 to 2 p.m. U.S. EST

Jim C. Dager, Director, Machine Data Governance and Analytics, Cummins Inc.

Tejas Desai, Head of Interior Electronics Solutions, Continental, North America

John McDonald, CEO, CloudOne

Jim Sachs, System Manager, Enterprise Electronics Group, Advanced Technology & Engineering, John Deere & Co.

Other technical information delivery during the event includes 20 minute speaker sessions from Method Park, LDRA and IBM, a resource center with white papers and downloadable technical data and a chat lounge to connect with industry change agents.

Registrants will be able to:

·         Learn about the challenges and capabilities associated with smarter product development

·         Explore the concept of continuous engineering through real-world experiences

·         Hear about potential roadblocks to success and how to overcome them

·         See how continuous engineering can help increase product development competitiveness

·         Gather real-world advice by chatting live with industry experts

·         Attend three thought-provoking hour-long panel discussions with leading industry experts throughout the day in the Virtual Auditorium. Submit questions during each presentation's Audience Q&A.

To register for the 2015 Continuous Engineering Virtual Symposium: IoT visit

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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