Brake Colloquium & Exhibition - 37th Annual

September 22-25, 2019 │ Orlando, FL, USA


Hear and discuss the 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.


Make critical connections with brake experts, supply chain community, and OEMs that could not be made in the office or on the shop floor.


Learn new strategies and technologies that will meet government regulations and gain information on the latest brake materials/performance that can be applied back at your facility.

North America’s Largest Brake Event

New brake technology, the latest regulatory information, and unmatched industry networking opportunities all converge at the SAE Brake Colloquium & Exhibition for 3.5 days in Orlando.

As North America’s largest brake event, Brake brings together more than 800 professionals looking to learn about braking science and technology and make critical connections with experts in the brake community.

Gain the expertise and connections you need in a changing and evolving industry.

Event Venue

JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes

4040 Central Florida Parkway
Orlando, FL 32837

Hotel and Travel Info

Who Attends?

Brake Colloquium and Exhibition is a must-attend event for experts who work with or in:

  • Brake friction and materials
  • Noise, vibration, and harshness
  • Testing
  • Quality Control
  • Technology, rotors, and calipers
  • Brake actuation
  • Electric and hybrid braking
  • Research and development
  • Engineering
  • Aftermarket
  • Sales and marketing

Trends Covered:

  • Safety topics, including stopping distance, lane departure, vehicle stability control, and other automated crash avoidance issues
  • Eliminating copper from friction materials
  • Brake lightweighting
  • Consumer demand for improved NVH and performance
  • Braking for ADAS and autonomous vehicles