On-Board Diagnostics Symposium – Americas

September 17-19, 2019 │ Garden Grove, CA, USA

Why attend:

  • Share experiences and discuss potential solutions with other industry peer participants

  • Have an open forum to discuss concerns with regulators from CARB

  • Meet with standards developers to gain better understanding on the proposed changes to associated standards, both SAE International and ISO. SAE International standards include SAE J2012™, SAE J1979™,  SAE J1930™, and SAE J1699®

  • Learn, understand, and apply new strategies for OBD

  • Network and interact with individuals representing customers, partners, suppliers, regulators, and competitors

  • Get the latest information first hand on regulatory happenings and positions

  • Hear from inspiring industry experts about the evolving on-board monitoring and calibration systems technologies

  • Dive deep into the most up-to-date industry topics and deepen your knowledge.

Event Venue

Hyatt Regency Orange County

11999 Harbor Blvd.
Garden Grove, CA 92840

Who attends:

Engineers from the automotive and commercial (on- and off-highway) vehicle industries with a focus on:


  • On-board diagnostics
  • Engine control systems
  • Alternative fuel engines
  • Environmental regulations and standards
  • Computer software/hardware/electronics
  • Exhaust systems
  • Diesel fuels
  • Hybrid power/power systems/propulsion
  • Drivetrain
  • Reliability, maintainability, supportability
  • Emissions/emission control
  • Research and development
  • Vehicle Health Management


Promotional Toolkit

As an executive committee member, exhibitor, sponsor, or participant, you have committed your support to the success of the SAE On-Board Diagnostics Symposium – Americas. As the event approaches, we encourage you to use your position and contacts to garner participation both within your company and with your outside partners to help us make the OBD Symposium as valuable to industry as possible.


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Justify Your Attendance

You recognize the value of attending the SAE On-Board Diagnostics Symposium – Americas, but how do you communicate that to management? We encourage you to review the materials at the link below to gain a greater understanding of OBD and how to communicate the value it can provide when attempting to gain attendance approval from your manager.


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