SAE WCX™ 2020 World Congress Experience is often described as North America’s largest mobility engineering event, the most-anticipated industry event and the premiere conference for mobility professionals. Simply put, there’s a lot to see, do and learn at this esteemed, expansive conference and exhibit! Gain a clear understanding of what to expect (and which features you don’t want to miss) here and visit the WCX website to learn more about what’s in store for 2020.
1. What you’ll learn. The WCX technical program features more than 800 hours of active, collaborative sessions designed for all levels across the mobility industry. In these roundtable discussions, moderated panels and presentations, subject matter experts from around the globe will share their insights addressing the critical technologies impacting the mobility engineering industry, and covers today’s challenges across several topics, including:
2. Who you’ll meet. More than 9,000 forward-thinking professionals representing the entire spectrum of the mobility-engineering field come to WCX. Attendees hail from over 50 countries from all over the world, where mechanical, electrical, and software engineers converge, creating an unparalleled opportunity to gain a global perspective on the future of mobility. In 2019, the attendee makeup consisted of:
“ Networking is generally the biggest value, that's unanimously agreed upon. The people you meet here, it's worldwide. Everyone knows that everyone comes here, so this is where you get the most exposure.” - Kevin Heffelfinger, Powertrain Engineer, Garrett Advancing Motion
3.) What you’ll discover. The expansive, technology-driven show floor offers an immersive experience where top-tier suppliers from across the industry, OEMs, manufacturers and innovative start-ups showcase their innovations. Specialty pavilions, such as the Innovation Pavilion, and Start-Up Pavilion, executive tours, product demonstrations, information sessions and one-on-one meetings provide unique opportunities to engage with the latest mobility products and technology.
4. Where you’ll connect. Networking and idea exchange are a key component of WCX, which is why a number of social events are offered throughout the show to help bring the global community together to collaborate. No other event has a larger convergence of electrical, mechanical and software engineers to help you meet the right people that will make the future practical, and achievable. 2020 special events include:
5. Who you’ll hear from. Thought leaders, innovators and disruptors from every corner of the industry share their perspectives at WCX. Attendees can take advantage of a variety of programs designed to provide answers, stimulate creative thinking and offer key insights on everything from the latest advancements in design to critical business issues.
WCX brings the global mobility engineering community together for three powerful days of networking and discovery. Explore the ideas and solutions that are shifting the marketplace at the leading industry event — register today and join your colleagues in Detroit, April 21-23, 2020.