Connect2Car: CES

January 9, 2018 │ Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

SAE International Connect2Car: Connecting with Confidence

Join us for the SAE International conference track at CES® 2018.

The 2018 program is bigger and better than anything we have done at CES®! We have partnered with the GENIVI Alliance to create a full-day program that brings the best of current automotive technology discussions to CES!

The Tuesday program covers the industry’s hottest topics, including the future of connected smart cities, connectivity and data, autonomous vehicles, cybersecurity, and the connect2car aftermarket.

These technical sessions attract a good crowd with senior managers from startups, tech companies, aftermarket suppliers, and automotive technology enthusiasts all interested in gaining insight into the future of automotive technology.

If you are interested in experiencing an SAE program with a CES flare, especially if you are an OEM or supplier executive, consumer electronics leader, mobile application developer, or aftermarket entrepreneur focusing on enhancing the driver experience and accelerating the deployment of connected and autonomous vehicle technologies, you should plan to attend.

SAE International Members are eligible to receive a 25% discount when registering. Log in to Member Connection, scroll down until you see Upcoming Events in the right column, select CES® 2018 for details.

Who Should Attend

  • OEM Executives
  • Software Providers
  • Tier 1
  • TSP
  • Content Provider
  • Hardware Manufacturer
  • Consultant
  • Wireless Carriers

Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsor

Benefits of Attending

Regulatory Insights
Get the latest information on regulatory happenings and positions
The Business of Connectivity
Understand the business model for connectivity
Peer-to-Peer Networking
Share experiences and potential solutions with other participants
Apply New Strategies
Understand and apply new strategies for the integration of vehicle and consumer electronics for automated mobility

Emergency Procedures During This SAE Event

During this SAE event attendees are to follow the established emergency guidelines of the facility where the emergency occurs. Based on the location of the incident, report emergencies to the nearest venue representative and/or security personnel if available, or report to the SAE operations office onsite.

Should a catastrophic event occur, attendees should follow the safety and security instructions issued by the facility at the time of the event. This includes listening for instructions provided through the public address system and following posted evacuation routes if required.

In case of an emergency, or a major disruption to the schedule of the event, attendees and exhibitors may call the below number to receive updated information on the status of the event. Updates will also be provided via the SAE website at and event mobile app.

SAE Emergency Hotline

Who Should Attend

  • OEM Executives
  • Software Providers
  • Tier 1
  • TSP
  • Content Provider
  • Hardware Manufacturer
  • Consultant
  • Wireless Carriers

Connect2Car: CES Conference Team

Michael Ulf
Event Manager

Tim Cavanaugh
Technical Program Developer

Kristie Saber
Content Administrator EEDM

Linda Wagner
Event Sales Specialist

Katie Watenpool
Marketing Coordinator

SAE Customer Service
1-724-776-5970 (outside the U.S. or Canada)

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