Registration Opens for COMVEC™, SAE International’s Must-Attend Event on Latest Information Impacting Global Commercial Vehicles

SAE International® announces that registration is open for COMVEC™, which will be held Sept. 9-11 at the J.W. Marriott Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Ind.

Featuring a theme of “Charging and Fueling the Next 100 Years,” 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.

Keynote speakers will include:
  • Rich Freeland, President and Chief Operations Officer, Cummins Inc.
  • Franklin R. Chang Díaz, PhD, Chairman and CEO, Ad Astra Rocket Company
  • Carla Bailo, President and CEO, Center for Automotive Research
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.”

In addition, the conference will feature two professional development opportunities:
  • Success Strategies for Women in Industry and Business
    Sept. 9, 2019
    8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    This seminar will provide detailed guidance, based on real life examples, on how female professionals can become proactive in creating career opportunities via self-assessment, self-motivation, an objective view of one’s own abilities, and continuous steps in self-improvement. The program will take participants beyond theory to case studies and real-life examples exemplifying potential for immediate use.
  • Effective Writing for Engineering and Technical Professionals
    Sep. 9-10, 2019
    8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Through a combination of class discussions, interactive workshop activities, assignments, checker teams (review teams) and job aids, this course delivers real-life technical writing techniques and tools that can be immediately applied. Attendees discover the importance of knowing their audiences and how to communicate technical information in a "user-friendly" style.
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.
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