Brake Colloquium & Exhibition - 38th Annual

Brake Colloquium & Exhibition - 38th Annual

Brake Colloquium & Exhibition 2020 Transitioning to Virtual Event

Due to concerns around the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, SAE International has made the responsible decision to transition the Brake Colloquium & Exhibition to a virtual event and cancel the in-person event, originally scheduled for October 11-14, 2020, in San Antonio, Texas. Additional information for the virtual event will be made available in the coming weeks.

Before making this decision, we extensively monitored and evaluated health directives from governmental and international health authorities, government- and corporate-imposed travel restrictions, and distancing and gathering directives and recommendations. Our decision to transition to a virtual event aligns with our commitment to prioritizing the health and safety of our speakers, customers, partners and staff who attend our events, while continuing to share mobility knowledge in a digital platform. We apologize for any inconvenience this cancellation has caused.

Please see our Frequently Asked Questions for additional information.

Propelling the Advancement of Brake Technology

New Brake Technology. The Latest Regulatory Information. Business to Business Networking Opportunities. Meet Critical Subject Matter Experts.

In the last few years, significant advancements in active and functional safety systems, in addition to electrified vehicles, are causing transformation in brake system development. The annual Brake Colloquium & Exhibition remains the preeminent gathering place for professionals to bring these advancements into focus.

The Brake Colloquium provides the industry a platform to examine latest scientific discoveries and technological innovations in brake materials, components, systems, testing, modeling, and aftermarket solutions for both the light, medium duty, and Commercial Vehicle segments.

This is the only program in North America to provide both the science and technology of brakes. Here, you will network with industry, solve key issues, discuss solutions, and improve job performance.

Monday Keynote

Andreas Mai

CEO & Founder, LLC

Andreas Mai is an angel investor and thought leader in digitization and the future of transportation. He served as EVP Market Development, Digital and Innovation at Keolis, where he was responsible for delivering sustainable transportation solutions to public agencies and communities and his team launched the first autonomous shuttle services in the United States and Canada.  Before joining Keolis, Andreas built and led Cisco’s connected vehicle business and founded the technology startup ecomo. As consultant with Roland Berger and PRTM (PWC), he has advised automotive OEMs and suppliers and private equity investors in North America and Europe. Andreas has served on multiple task forces of the World Economic Forum and on the boards of the Connected Vehicle Trade Association, the Connected Car Council, OctoTelematics, Cohda Wireless, and Covisint. He is an expert in business and technology architectures covering connected and autonomous vehicle services, integrated multimodal city transportation systems as a service and ‘The Internet of Everything’ for automotive and insurance companies, public transportation and government agencies and mobile service providers.  His latest works include “Driving Disruptive Innovation in the Age of Digitization” in the book “Digitalor Dead” and the presentation “A $5 Trillion Ticket: Funding the Future of Transportation” at TEDx.

Free On Demand Webcast


Three Critical Impacts You Must Consider When Designing Tomorrow’s Brake Systems

Available Until August 6, 2020

What three critical impacts should you consider when designing tomorrow’s brake systems? Join The Brake Report, SAE and brake experts from Ford, Zoox, Federal-Mogul, and KB Autosys for our August 6, noon EDT webcast. We’ll discuss how braking systems are being transformed by hybrid and electric vehicle systems, ADAS, AEB and other automated features, and upcoming regulations and standards.

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Executive Committee

Roy Link

Chairman & CEO
Link Engineering Co.

Richard Kaatz

General Manager, North America Operations

Chris McCormick

Engineering Director, ZF

Andy Moore

Global Brake Lead, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Seong Rhee

SKR Consulting LLC

Daniel Sandberg

President & CEO
Brembo North America

Gregory Vyletel

V.P.-Global IAM Engineering-Braking
DRiV Incorporated

James Webster

General Motors Global R&D

Advisory Board

Harald Abendroth


Yuichiro Akita

Honda R&D Americas Inc.

Jayashree Bijwe

Indian Institute of Technology

Bart Cann

BWI Group

Yeong Seon Cho

Hyundai Mobis

Gilberto Crosa

John Fieldhouse

JDF Consulting

Peter Filip

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Kasem Issaraphithakkul

Compact International (1994) Co. Ltd.

Ho Jang

Korea University

ShinWan Kim

KB AutoSys

Georg Ostermeyer

TU Braunschweig

Kurt Person

Innovation and Management Services LLC

Mike Petrovski

Ford Motor Company

Kuldip Singh Rathee

Ask Automotive Pvt. Ltd.

Eric Roszman

Akebono Brake Corp.

Yukihiro Shiomi

Toyota Motor Corp.

S. Viji

Brakes India Pvt. Ltd.

Robert Waninger

Audi AG

Marvin Weintraub

MHW Ltd.

Wang Yao

China Friction & Sealing Material Association

Technical Program Advisory Group

Carlos Agudelo

Link Engineering

Dave Antanaitis

General Motors

Jaroslaw Grochowicz

Technical Specialist Foundation Brakes and Friction Materials, Chassis Engineering, Core Brakes, Ford Werke GmbH

Richard Kaatz

General Manager, North America Operations

Seong Rhee

SKR Consulting LLC

Gregory Vyletel

V.P.-Global IAM Engineering-Braking
DRiV Incorporated