SAE International’s WCX World Congress Experience will feature three special events designed to stimulate thought and discussion on cultural transformations across the automotive industry, showcase the newest vehicle technology, and celebrate the best innovation.
Annual Global Automotive & Mobility Innovation Challenge (GAMIC)
Tuesday, April 10
Noon – 5:30 p.m.
Room 252B, Cobo Hall
Automotive and Mobility solutions from around the globe will be center stage at the 10th Annual GAMIC presented by SAE International and MI Innovation Alliance. Twelve finalists competing in four categories will be presenting their early-stage transportation products and mobility solution in hopes of winning $300,000 in commercialization assistance and cash awards. The goal of GAMIC is to bring new technologies to the forefront, accelerate commercialization, and help forge new partnerships and collaborations for growth.
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General Motors Super Cruise Technology Vehicle Event
Wednesday, April 11
Grand Riverview Ballroom B, Cobo Center
SAE members and guests will have the opportunity to hear a presentation from key members of the General Motors Team surrounding the technology of the Super Cruise.
Please note: Registration will close Monday, April 9 at 4:00 p.m. (or when sold out). There will be no onsite ticket sales and no refunds after April 4. For more information, email Stephanie Feroni or call (248) 324-4445 ext. 1.
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Women Leading Disruptive Innovation
Sponsored by Toyota
Thursday, April 12 – 7-8:30 a.m.
Location: The Exchange at WCX (on the WCX Exhibit show floor)
The global landscape of the automotive industry is changing rapidly. New players, new markets, and new technologies are disrupting the status quo faster than ever before. Leadership in automotive is also changing dramatically as well. Come hear thought leaders discuss challenges and opportunities they face in making the cultural transformation needed for organizations to successfully handle complexity, uncertainty, and volatility in industry today to take advantage of the incredible new opportunities that disruption is creating.
The session will be moderated by Carla Bailo, Center for Automotive Research
This event is open to all WCX registrants. Fee: $10
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WCX World Congress Experience will be held April 10-12 at Cobo Center in Detroit, MI. The Annual Banquet will occur on Thursday, April 12, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in Grand Riverview Ballroom B.
Video from last year’s event will provide an overview of what to expect in 2018: wcx18.org/video-gallery.
For more information and to register for WCX World Congress Experience, visit sae.org/wcx.
Journalists and members of the media can register for Press credentials by visiting wcx18.org/register.
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