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SAE International/JSAE to Host Small Engine Technology Conference this November in Charleston, S.C.

WARRENDALE, Pa., June 15, 2016 - SAE International and the Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan, Inc. (JSAE) will host the “SAE/JSAE 2016 Small Engine Technology Conference & Exhibition,” Nov. 15-17, 2016, at the Embassy Suites Hotel @ Charleston Area Convention Center, in Charleston, S.C., USA.

This year’s event features a theme of, “Towards Safer and More Sustainable Small Engines and Applications.” This long-standing event offers up-to-date information on the state of the economy and the status of emission regulations, alternative powertrains and the effects on the environment. Vehicle product ranges from ATVs, scooters and motorcycles to portable power generators, lawnmowers and hand tools.

Keynote speakers will include:

  • Hiroshi Ito, General Manager, Planning Division Motorcycle & Engine Company, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd.
  • Jaal Ghandi, Chairman, Mechanical Engineering, Grainger Professor of Sustainable Energy, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Victor W. Wong, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

For more information about the event, visit To register, contact SAE Customer Service at 1- 877-606-7323, or 1-724-776-5970 outside the U.S. and Canada, or via email at

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 127,000 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 charitable arm, the SAE Foundation, which helps fund programs like A World in Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series™.

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