SAE International Announces Slate of 22 Professional Development Courses at 2019 WCX World Congress Experience in Detroit

SAE International will offer 22 professional development seminars at the SAE WCX World Congress Experience, scheduled for April 9-11 at Cobo Center in Detroit.

A separate registration and registration fee is required for each Professional Development Seminar. Register for a Professional Development Seminar and receive a promo code for a special registration rate to attend WCX. This rate is for SAE Members only who register for WCX prior to March 23, 2019.

Professional development seminars will include:

Powertrain Courses
  • (April 8-9) Fundamentals of Gear Design and Application
  • (April 8-9) Advanced Diesel Particulate Filtration Systems
  • (April 8-9) Evaporative and Refueling Emission Control
Materials & Manufacturing Courses
  • (April 8-9) Introduction to Advanced High Strength Steel Applications and Manufacturing
Electronics and Electrical Systems Courses
  • (April 8) Emissions-Related OBD Systems: A Design Overview
  • (April 8) Automotive Lighting: Testing and Requirements
  • (April 8-9) Automotive Lighting: Design and Technology
  • (April 8-9) Introduction to Highly Automated Vehicles
  • (April 8-9) Introduction to Radar for Automotive Applications
  • (April 9) Cybersecurity: An Introduction for the Automotive Sector
  • (April 10-11) LIDAR and Infrared Cameras for ADAS and Autonomous Sensing
  • (April 10-11) Optimizing Big Data Analytics for Connected Autonomous Vehicles and Smart Cities
Chassis Courses
  • (April 8) Brake Friction Materials: Testing, Quality and Selection
  • (April 8-9) Fundamentals of Vehicle Suspension Design
  • (April 8-10) Vehicle Dynamics for Passenger Cars and Light Trucks
  • (April 10) ADAS Application: Automatic Emergency Braking
Engineering Tools & Methods Courses
  • (April 8-9) Introduction to Failure Mode and Effects Analysis for Product and Process
  • (April 10-11) Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DFM/DFA)
Safety Courses
  • (April 8) Reconstruction and Analysis of Rollover Crashes of Light Vehicles
  • (April 8) Reconstruction and Analysis of Motorcycle Crashes
  • (April 11) Accident Reconstruction, the Autonomous Vehicle and ADAS
Management & Leadership Courses
  • (April 8) Success Strategies for Women in Industry and Business

For information about the professional development courses offered in conjunction with the SAE WCX World Congress Experience, including times, visit Or, contact SAE International Customer Service by emailing or calling +1.877.606.7323 (U.S. and Canada only) or +1.724.776.4970 (outside U.S. and Canada).
Journalists and other members of the media seeking credentials should email or call 1-724-772-8522.

SAE International is a global association committed to being the ultimate knowledge source for the engineering profession. By engaging nearly 200,000 engineers, technical experts and volunteers each year, we drive knowledge and expertise across a broad spectrum of industries. We act on two priorities: encouraging a lifetime of learning for mobility engineering professionals and setting the standards for industry engineering. We strive for a better world through the work of our philanthropic SAE Foundation, including programs like A World in Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series™

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