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SAE International 2018 Government/Industry Meeting Announces Opening of Registration

WARRENDALE, Pa., Sept. 18, 2017 - SAE International announces the opening of registration for the SAE 2018 Government/Industry Meeting which is returning to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., USA on January 24-26, 2018.

The Government/Industry Meeting unites government policy and regulatory makers with academia and ground vehicle industry representatives to discuss the effect of government action and regulations for safety, emission control and energy conservation on the future of light and heavy duty vehicle development. Industry representatives provide vital input on the technical aspects of these issues and crucial insights into vehicle development to help create effective legislation and regulations. The G/I Meeting delivers insights on what's to come and connects industry professionals to find strategies for implementing incoming legislation and regulations.

The SAE 2018 Government/Industry Meeting’s technical program features 27 sessions on a range of topics including crash avoidance, vehicle connectivity, alternative fuels, electric drives, autonomous vehicles, state green chemistry initiatives, data collection, Human Machine Interface to name a few. The Meeting also features a plenary session on Thursday about understanding customers and getting them onboard with better adoption of advanced environmental and safety technologies. Details are still being confirmed for the program’s two keynote addresses scheduled for Wednesday and Friday morning.

As part of registration for the Government/Industry Meeting, attendees receive complimentary access to the Washington Auto Show and the exclusive Thursday night preview.

To learn more about the SAE 2018 Government/Industry Meeting or to register, visit

For information on exhibit or sponsorship opportunities, please contact Megan McCoy at or 1-724-772.4037.

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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