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Explore the Future of Autonomous Driving at Vehicle Automation Symposium 2024

Posted: February 7, 2024

SAE International is excited to host leaders from the global autonomous vehicle industry this May at the 2024 Vehicle Automation Symposium.

The event will take place in Frankfurt, Germany from May 7-8, with a theme of Getting to SAE Level 4™ and will drill down into the real-world challenges of taking vehicle automation into its next phase.

The technical program blends keynote and panel sessions with round-table discussions and networking forums, allowing attendees to hear the latest research and insight from the sector’s thought leaders while also participating in opportunities for collective knowledge sharing and problem solving.

The event will encompass the full breadth of automation applications, from robotaxis to long-haul commercial vehicles. Attendees will engage in discussion around legislation and deployment of SAE L4, topics covered will include cybersecurity and connectivity, standards, verification and validation, system architecture, and sensors and actuators.

“With forecasts suggesting that around 8 million autonomous or semi-autonomous vehicles will be on the road by 2025, we are undoubtedly at a critical transition point for automated and advanced driver-assistance systems,” Frank Bokulich, Director of Events at SAE International said.

“Successful mass deployment will require experts within OEMs, government agencies and development partners across the supply chain to come together in pursuit of our collective objectives, and this is precisely what we will achieve at SAE’s Vehicle Automation Symposium in May. For attendees, it promises to be both an informative and inspiring event.”

Registration for the 2024 Vehicle Automation Symposium is now open. All SAE members receive a special discounted ticket price, and for a limited period, both members and non-members can save $200 per ticket by taking advantage of our early-booker rate.

For full details of the Vehicle Automation Symposium 2024 and to secure your place, visit