SAE International Announces Speaker Line-up for On-Board Diagnostics Symposium in Indianapolis

Keynote speaker for SAE International’s On-Board Diagnostics Symposium will be Tom Grana, Director of Aftertreatment Integration with Cummins, Inc.

The Symposium will be held Sept. 11-13 at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown, Indianapolis, Ind.
Grana will speak at 9:15 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 11. His presentation is titled, “Collecting Good Data Today to Answer New Questions Tomorrow.” Grana has 32 years of automotive industry experience. He has influenced Cummins engine performance through his work in system level modeling and creative data reduction and visualization techniques. Grana has led groups responsible for the integration of systems using Exhaust Gas Recirculation, Variable Geometry Turbocharging, Common Rail Fuel Systems, Diesel Oxidation Catalysts, Diesel Particulate Filters, Selective Catalytic Reduction and OBD.

Other presenters during the three-day event will include:
  • John Ellis, California Air Resources Board - “Light Duty Regulatory Update”
  • Tom Montes, California Air Resources Board – “Heavy Duty Regulatory Update”
  • Greg Coburn, California Bureau of Auto Repair – “California Smog Check Failure Analysis and Future Changes"
In addition, there will be cybersecurity presentations by presentations from Peter Subke, Softing; Bobby Gruszczynksi; Volkswagen of America, and Niek Timmers, Riscure. 

Interactive breakouts will include: CyberSecurity/Tamper Update, China 6, Heavy Duty, and Communication Standards. Presentations from the OEM Industry will include: GM, Ford, Toyota, FCA, and Volkswagen of America.
CLICK HERE for a complete list of presentation dates and times. 

For more information or to register for the SAE On-Board Diagnostics Symposium, CLICK HERE.

SAE International is a global body of scientists, engineers, and practitioners that advances self-propelled vehicle and system knowledge in a neutral forum for the benefit of society. SAE International is a global association of more than 128,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries. Our core competencies are life-long learning and voluntary consensus standards development. SAE International's charitable arm is the SAE Foundation, which supports many programs, including A World In Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series.

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