Connect2Car: Executive Leadership Forum

September 17-18, 2019 │ Chicago, IL, USA

Why You Should Attend

  • Hear and discuss the latest on pending government activities, regulations, and legislation.
  • Gain insight on where your industry is headed by learning about the latest information on industry happenings and products.
  • Hear first-hand leadership strategies that OEMs are deploying.
  • Learn new business models for connectivity.
  • Understand and apply new strategies for technology insertion.
  • Governed by Chatham House Rules, attendees can confidentially share ideas, strategies, and solutions in a robust and open dialogue with peer executives.
  • Receive an international perspective through networking and interaction with individuals and global supplier companies.

Who Should Attend

By invitation only, the Connect2Car Executive Leadership Forum is limited in attendance to the following senior-level job roles in the Automotive, Commercial Vehicle and Ground Vehicle sectors of the automotive industry:

  • Chief executive officer
  • Chief information officer
  • Chief technology officer
  • Vice president
  • Chief engineer
  • Managing director
  • Principal
  • Government regulator
  • Government administrator

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