SAE International Moves to Indianapolis for Its Annual Commercial Vehicle Technology Conference

SAE International announces a new location – Indianapolis, Ind. – for its premier commercial vehicle technology event.

COMVEC™ Technology Connection (COMVEC) will be held Sept. 9-11, 2019 at the JW Marriott Indianapolis Downtown, Indianapolis, Ind.

Platinum sponsor for the event is Cummins Inc. 2019 Chairperson is Jennifer Rumsey, Vice President and Chief Technical Officer, Cummins Inc.

COMVEC is the convening point for the community that develops vehicles and equipment spanning the on-highway, off-highway (agriculture, construction, industrial), ground defense, and mining sectors. Join us in Indianapolis, IN for three days of expert-led panel discussions, peer-to-peer networking, professional development, and a technology-driven exhibit floor.

Featured keynote speakers will include:
  • Monday, Sept. 9
    Rich Freeland, President and Chief Operating Officer, Cummins, Inc.
  • Tuesday, Sept. 10
    Franklin R. Chang Diaz, PhD, Chairman and CEO, AD Astra Rocket Company
  • Wednesday, Sept. 11
    Carla Bailo, President and CEO, Center for Automotive Research
In addition, COMVEC will feature three symposia tracks – the first on Our Society in the Future, the second on Fueling the Future, and the third on Charging the Future.
From the direction of the industry and technologies under development to regulatory impacts and efficiency improvements, COMVEC covers the latest and critical need-to-know information impacting global commercial vehicles today and in the future.

CLICK HERE to learn more about COMVEC, or to register.

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

Cummins Inc. is celebrating its 100th year as a company throughout 2019. Today, Cummins, which is listed as a Fortune 150 company, employs around 62,000 people worldwide and serves customers in nearly every country across the globe. Cummins products range from diesel and natural gas engines to hybrid and electric platforms, as well as engine systems components, controls and related technologies and it continues to develop new advanced products and services. 

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, 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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