Brake Experts from Around the World will Gather for SAE International 2013 Brake Colloquium

WARRENDALE, Pa., March 21, 2013 - SAE International will hold the 31st Annual “SAE 2013 Brake Colloquium & Exhibition,” Oct. 6-9 at the Sawgrass Marriott in Jacksonville, Fla.

The three-day event will bring together renowned brake industry experts from around the world to learn about, present and display the latest scientific discoveries and technological innovations in brake materials, components, systems, testing, modeling and aftermarket solutions.

“We need to understand and deliver vehicle braking solutions that make our customers happy,” Rick Kaatz, Brake Pad Lead Engineer at General Motors and a member of the Brake Colloquium Executive Board, said.  “The Brake Colloquium is the best forum available to learn from others about the successes and challenges globally to satisfy our customers.”

The 2013 Brake Colloquium will offer attendees:


- Education about the latest and greatest brake technology and regulations in the industry


- Ample networking opportunities to make connections with key players in the brake industry


- Access to high-level, decision-making audience from both industry, academia and government

For more information on the “SAE 2013 Brake Colloquium & Exhibition,” or to register, visit brake.

To request press credentials, email or call 1-724-772-8522.

SAE International is a global association of more than 138,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries. SAE International's core competencies are life-long learning and voluntary consensus standards development. SAE International's charitable arm is the SAE Foundation, which supports many programs, including A World In Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series.


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