Smart Cities, Autonomous Vehicles and ICE Powertrain Just Some of the Topics to be Discussed at SAE International WCX World Congress Experience – April 10-12 in Detroit

SAE International’s WCX World Congress Experience will be held April 10-12 at Cobo Center in Detroit.

The three-day event will feature in-depth and engaging discussions throughout its Leadership Summit and Tech Hub programs.

Highlights of the Leadership Summit will include:

  • “Connected Car to Connected World – The Road to Monetization” (April 10 @ 9 a.m.)
  • “Creating Smart Cities for the Citizens, Not as Technological Playgrounds” (April 11 @ 9 a.m.)
  • “Not Dead Yet—The Ever-Evolving ICE Powertrain” (April 12 @ 9 a.m.)

Highlights of the Tech Hub will include:

  • “What will it Take to Trust an Autonomous Vehicle?” (April 10 @ 2:40 p.m.)
  • “Remote and Autonomous Ship: Setting Sail in the Near Future” (April 11 @ 3:40 p.m.)  
  • “What do Autonomous Vehicles Mean for Regulation?” (April 12 @ 1:40 p.m.)

In all, the Leadership Summit will include six sessions and the Tech Hub will feature 20 presentations throughout WCX. For a full list of sessions titles and times, please visit:

Video from last year’s event will provide an overview of what to expect in 2018: 

For more information and to register for WCX World Congress Experience, visit

Journalists and members of the media can register for Press credentials by visiting  

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