Exciting New Workshops Scheduled for SAE International's 2013 Noise and Vibration Conference and Exhibition

WARRENDALE, Pa., April 24, 2013 - The SAE International Noise and Vibration Conference and Exhibition is the only dedicated mobility noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) event in North America. The 2013 event will be held May 20-23 in Grand Rapids, Mich., at the DeVos Place Convention Center.

Held biennially, this conference brings together leading professionals from around the world to learn about, present and display the latest technologies surrounding NVH and sound quality issues related to design, engineering and testing.

• In addition to this year’s keynote speakers, Bernard Challen and Alexandre Nunes, the event also will host an array of technical sessions, put participants in touch with professionals in the field through “Chat with the Experts” and even provide hands-on learning experiences at the “Sound Sense – Noise Control Materials and Technologies” Science Fair.

• This conference also is introducing convenient and informative evening workshops, allowing attendees to continue learning even after typical conference hours. These evening workshops include:

o Acoustical Materials Workshop
o SEA Workshop: Mid-Frequency Models
o Sound Quality Workshop – sponsored by HEAD acoustics
o Structure Borne NVH Workshop – sponsored by ALTAIR
o The History and Future of Fourier Analysis Workshop
o For a full list of workshop details, visit: http://www.sae.org/events/nvc/eveningworkshops.htm

• Experience the benefits of registering early by making the April 27, 2013 pre-registration deadline. You’ll save $100 off the conference price.

• Download the event’s mobile application to stay on top of event news, learn more about speakers, schedule your time at the event and plan your entire trip.  Visit http://engineering.sae.org/mynoiseandvibeapp to keep the 2013 Noise and Vibration Conference and Exhibition just a click away.

To learn more about the program, register as an attendee, sponsor the event or stay up-to-date with highlights and special events, visit www.sae.org/nvc. For the most up-to-date list of technical sessions, visit http://www.sae.org/events/nvc/attend/program/. To request press credentials, email pr@sae.org 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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