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Media Alert � SAE International�s Government/Industry Meeting Set May 12-14 in Washington, D.C.

WARRENDALE, Pa., April 29, 2008 -

WHAT:              SAE International’s Government/Industry Meeting
HOST:               Volkswagen Group of
WHEN:              May 12-14, 2008
WHERE:            L'Enfant Plaza Hotel, Washington, D.C.

Monday (May 12)
9 a.m. – “The New Reality - CAFE and CO2 Reduction - What Does the Future Hold?”


  • Red Cavaney, President and Chief Executive Officer, American Petroleum Institute (API);  
  • The Honorable Dave McCurdy, President and CEO, Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers;  
  • Ronald Medford, Senior Associate Administrator, NHTSA;  
  • Margo Oge, Director, Office of Transportation and Air Quality, Office of Air and Radiation, United States Environmental Protection Agency;  
  • Mary D. Nichols, Chairman, California Air Resources Board

Noon –  “Toward Sensible Fuel Economy Policy” featuring John D. Graham, Dean, the Pardee RAND Graduate School

May 12 (afternoon)- May 13
Outdoor vehicle display featuring both static and ride & drive vehicles showcasing advanced vehicle and powertrain technologies.

Tuesday (May 13)
Noon – “Political Outlook” with Charlie Cook, expert on U.S. Elections and Political Trends

5:30 p.m. – Jennifer Morrison, National Transportation Safety Board, discusses “Case Studies in How the NTSB Investigates Accidents.”

Wednesday (May 14)
8:15 a.m. – Rep. John Dingell, 15th Congressional District - Michigan, House of Representatives

For additional information or for press registration, please email or call 1-248-273-4092.

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