Brake Colloquium & Exhibition – 40th Annual

Grand Rapids, MI | September 25-28, 2022

40 Years of Advancements and Innovation in Braking Systems

Leading the industry for 40 years, the SAE Brake Colloquium & Exhibition (BRAKE) has been the forum for industry experts to learn about advancements in brake systems and friction materials in North America. BRAKE offers networking opportunities for individuals to come together and make first-hand connections with leaders in the brake community, all while exploring the science and technology of brakes. Join us for this 3.5-day event that covers the newest developments in brake materials, components, systems, testing, modeling and aftermarket solutions for the light, medium duty and commercial vehicle segments.

Benefits of attending:

  • Make connections with experts in the brake community that could not be met by being in the office or on the shop floor.
  • Hear new strategies and technologies that will meet government regulations regarding changes in the braking industry.
  • Network with brake experts from the entire supply chain community from OEMs and tier suppliers through part manufacturers and material developers.
  • Gain information on the latest innovations such as brake friction materials, noise, vibration & harshness light weighting and performance.
  • Spend time exploring the latest braking innovations in the exhibit hall.

Call for Papers for Brake 2022 opens on October 15th!

Topics under consideration include:

  • Friction Materials
  • Electric / Electronic Braking
  • High Performance Brakes
  • Automotive Brakes
  • Testing and Measurement
  • Brake Fluids / Brake Hoses
  • Emissions and Environmental
  • Regulations and Standards

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Technology Focus Area

Friction & Raw Materials | Noise, Vibration & Harshness (NVH) | Testing | Modeling | Foundation Brake Integration | Technology / Rotors / Calipers | Environmental Issues | Brake Actuation | Braking for Electric and Hybrids | Braking for Wind Turbines | Friction & Vibration | Manufacturing and Quality

Networking Opportunity

Please join us Sunday, September 25 for our annual golf outing.


See What You Missed

Couldn’t attend our 2021 Brake Colloquium & Exhibition? See what you missed by viewing our on-demand event content. 

Content is available for viewing until September 1, 2022. 

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