WCX™ Digital Summit: Autonomous. Connected. Electrified.

Because mobility technology spans multiple disciplines, industries and applications, it’s imperative that you stay up to date on the latest updates in propulsion, autonomous vehicles, smart architecture, automotive manufacturing and systems engineering.

The WCX World Congress Experience Digital Summit is where you’ll overcome mobility’s biggest hurdles from developmental timelines for autonomous vehicles and new technologies to global supply chain constraints impacting the automotive industry.

With recorded and on-demand sessions, you’ll make the most of your time by getting up to speed on the latest breakthroughs while building your expertise on a schedule that works for you.

Save the Date for the Return of WCX 2022!

Back in the motor city, WCX will return to Detroit, Michigan, April 5-7, 2022! Mark your calendars today, you won't want to miss it.

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Experience Mobility’s Largest Technical Event Wherever You Are!

Whether you are an engineer looking to stay up to date on the latest advances in technology, or an executive looking to engage with other industry leaders and top OEMs, WCX continues to serve as the industry’s premier digital event to help advance the state of the industry.

Perspectives from the State of Michigan on the Future of Mobility

Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist addresses the inextricable connection between the economic growth of our country and the success of the mobility industry. Listen as he details Michigan’s rich history of innovation and resilience, the promise of electrification for the future of transportation and how government and mobility leaders can partner to co-create the next generation of mobility, as evidenced by plans for a 40-mile autonomous vehicle corridor from Detroit to Ann Arbor.

What Can You Expect at the WCX Digital Summit?

Pre-Recorded Content

Listen to thought leaders about the keys to rebuilding the industry post-COVID-19 and advancing enterprise development, including:

  • Presentations from today’s most influential academics and engineers
  • Roundtable discussions that will challenge and expand your thinking
  • Technical sessions dedicated to the biggest drivers in technology, including electronics, emissions, manufacturing, occupant protection, vehicle architecture and more

Digital Expo Hall

Explore a fully-interactive digital exhibition where you will:

  • Get a first look at cutting-edge ingenuity
  • Discover the latest products in mobility
  • Virtually demo the most advanced technology

On-Demand Presentations

Three (3) months of on-demand access means you can watch presentations that mean the most to you while also gaining a robust understanding about every aspect of the industry in premier on-demand sessions on topics including:

  • Advanced propulsion/powertrain
  • Automotive electronics/connectivity/IoT/smart cities
  • Body/chassis/safety/structure
  • Design and manufacturing/materials and lightweighting
  • Emissions/environment/sustainability/thermal management

Feedback from Past WCX Digital Summit Attendees

“It has been, is and will continue to be an irreplaceable reference point in the automotive industry.”

“A lot of informative information on the industry and the future of mobility.”

“It is an opportunity to obtain knowledge of advanced automotive technology without attending a conference in person. It was convenient!”

SAE addresses ADAS sensor-calibration challenges
Posted by Kevin Jost. Author, Futurride.com | Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Many automotive industry safety advocates have been pushing for greater market penetration for active safety and advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS), with the goal of zero deaths due to transportation crashes. In the U.S., they aim to reverse the unacceptable toll of road crashes, which account for at least 36,000 deaths, 2.5 million injuries, and $800 billion in direct and indirect economic and societal costs per year.
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What Will it Take to Create a Smart City
SAE Blog | Monday. April 5, 2021
While OEMs and mobility engineering will continue to drive the industry forward with innovative vehicles and technology, it’s also likely that regulators and local leaders will step into new roles. City-specific rules will play a big part and we will need to explore unique forms of cooperation, public/private partnerships and multiple shifts in strategy.
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Propulsion tech tops SAE WCX 2021 papers and presentations
Posted by Lindsay Brooke, Editor-in-Chief, Automotive Engineering and Autonomous Vehicle Engineering Magazines | Thursday. April 8, 2021
The technologies that literally make the world’s wheels go round – the latest combustion systems and battery chemistries, electric machines, drivelines, fuels and more – are the topics dominating the discourse at this year’s SAE WCX, the annual World Congress Experience, to be held in an entirely digital format April 13-15.
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