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SAE International Announces Lineup of Keynote Speaker for Its Premier Automotive Engineering Event - SAE World Congress

WARRENDALE, Pa., Feb. 29, 2016 - SAE International announces the three keynote speakers who will highlight the SAE 2016 World Congress, which will be held April 12-14 at Cobo Center in Detroit.

Toyota will provide Executive Leadership and Aisin will serve as Tier One Strategic Partner for the event, which has a theme of “Powering Possibilities.”

Keynote speakers will include:

  • Tuesday, April 12
    8:30 a.m. – AVL Technology Leadership Center


Shad Khan, Owner of Flex-N-Gate

  • Wednesday, April 13
    9 a.m. – AVL Technology Leadership Center


Kirk Steudle, Director, Michigan Department of Transportation – Mr. Steudle will present, “Future Mobility-Transportation and Technology Fusion"

  • Thursday, April 14
    9 a.m. – AVL Technology Leadership Center


Gary Silberg, Partner, National Automotive Leader, KPMG LLP – Mr. Silberg will present, “"The Clockspeed Dilemma- what it means for automotive innovation"

For more information on the SAE 2016 World Congress and Exhibition, 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 more than 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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