SAE International's On-Board Diagnostics Symposium Slated for September

WARRENDALE, Pa., Aug. 27, 2013 - SAE International will be holding the On-Board Diagnostics Symposium in Indianapolis, Ind., on Sept. 25-27.

Experts from around the globe will be delving into the latest scientific discoveries and technological innovations that pertain to on-board diagnostics and their technologies, regulations and standards. This event will have pertinent information for each part of the industry’s spectrum. Research, design, and testing engineers; regulatory and service personal; and other industry professionals will benefit immensely from the event.

The keynote speaker for the event is John German of the International Council On Clean Transport.  Mr. German is a former manager at the EPA Mobile Sources Laboratory and has worked for Honda and Chrysler.

In addition, Mike Regenfuss, the new Chief of Engineering Studies Branch, Mobile Source Control Division at CARB, will present the latest information from CARB

Breakout sessions include:


- Diesel Aftertreatment, Diesel Misfire Monitoring
- Communication Standards
- OBD for Hybrids


Not only will the event be informative, educating the audience about the latest OBD technology and regulations, but it will also bring key players in the industry together to create connections with one another and with members from the California Air Resources Board. The global program includes speakers from North America, South America, several parts of Europe, and Asia. The On-Board Diagnostic Symposium will also give attendees the chance to access a high-level, decision-making audience from industry, academia and government.


For more information about the 2013 On-Board Diagnostics Symposium, visit If you would like to attend, please contact SAE International’s Customer Service at or call 1-877-606-7323 or 1-724-776-5970 (Outside the U.S. and Canada).


To request press 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 138,000 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 philanthropic SAE Foundation, including programs like A World in Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series™.


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