Integrated Design and Manufacturing

WCX features about 25 different sessions and more than 175 subject matter experts that address subjects critical to future vehicle development and manufacture, such as Industry 4.0, 3D printing, simulation, modeling, smart factories, IOT/blockchain and robotics.

We are seeking your expertise and willingness to share knowledge by preparing an abstract for manuscript publication or oral presentation that addresses critical pain points engineers are experiencing with solutions that will help them solve issues on technology development and integration that affect day-to-day vehicle development.

Topics of Interest

  • Smart Manufacturing
  • Industry 4.0
  • Blockchain
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • CAD, CAM, CAE, and Optimization
  • Modeling, Simulation, and Testing
  • Military Vehicles


If you do not see an applicable topic listed for your abstract, please contact Frank Bokulich to seek the proper location to submit your abstract.

  • Augmented and Virtual Reality
  • Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT)
  • Digital Thread/Digital Twin
  • Robotics and Manufacturing Automation
  • Reliability and Deterministic Design
  • Body Design and Engineering
  • AI and ML in Vehicle-Level Applications