SAE Event Call for Papers

Are You Ready to Drive Change within the Mobility Industry?

Your experience, research and ideas can help shape the future — and SAE International® provides the perfect platform for sharing your expertise. With just a 250-word abstract, you can start on the road to a bigger career and increased recognition across the global mobility industry, while providing valuable information that will help today’s engineers make critical decisions. If your abstract is selected, you’ll tap into a variety of high- profile speaking and publishing opportunities that will elevate your professional profile. Join the community of industry trailblazers driving change across the mobility spectrum. Submit your research and ideas today.

New to speaking and publishing? No problem — we offer a variety of resources to support you every step of the way. Start now, with just one paragraph!


Submit an Abstract With 3 Simple Steps!

Step 1: Choose the event below that you are interested in speaking, click on the Submit My Abstract button and log in to SAE’s MyTechZone using your SAE credentials. New to SAE International? Creating an account is quick and easy!

Step 2: Complete the form by entering in your Presentation Title, selecting your Topic and Session, and completing the 250-word abstract.

Step 3: Hit the Submit Button! You will immediately receive an email confirmation confirming the submission. If accepted, you will receive a follow up email that confirms your presentation, with directions on proceeding with building out your manuscript.

SAE events cover every sector of the mobility industry.

Listed below are events with open calls for papers/presentations. Learn more about the events, topics under consideration, and how to submit your abstract for consideration. Start now, with just one paragraph!

Detroit, MI


April 8-10, 2025

WCX is solving engineering problems with innovation and technology. WCX is seeking your solution with a technical paper or presentation!

The Opportunity!
As a global automotive technical conference and exhibition, WCX is seeking solution providers to develop technical manuscripts and presentations for the engineering community. Take this opportunity to demonstrate your expertise and thought leadership by presenting your latest work at WCX and then networking and collaborating with engineers, executives, and researchers from the entire mobility supply chain.

The Why!
Thousands of engineers from across the global automotive community gather at WCX to learn about the latest technical knowledge and innovations, discuss real-world challenges and practical solutions, discover new technologies and techniques that will move the automotive industry to near net zero – Accidents and Emissions. Your manuscripts and presentations provide opportunities for them to learn today and provide them long term reference value in the future!

Showcasing every facet of modern automotive mobility at WCX:

  • Advanced Propulsion (Electrification, Hybrid, Hydrogen)
  • Advanced Powertrain
  • Automotive Electronics
  • Infrastructure
  • Active Safety / AVS
  • Battery / Energy Storage
  • AI and Machine Learning
  • Body / Chassis / Occupant Protection / Structure
  • Integrated Design / Software Defined Vehicles
  • Smart Manufacturing
  • Emissions /Sustainability / Thermal Management
  • Aerodynamics
  • Military Ground Vehicles



Submission Deadline: September 3, 2024

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Vancouver, British Columbia

AeroTech® 2025

May 6-8, 2025

AeroTech® is a cutting-edge conference designed to provide a comprehensive and immersive experience into the realm of aerospace technology, engineering and advancements. AeroTech is your passport to explore the most remarkable advancements in aerospace technology. From supersonic aircraft to sustainable aviation and propulsion, AeroTech covers it all.

At AeroTech, you will have the opportunity to connect with industry leaders and visionaries, learn about the cutting-edge technologies, share and celebrate achievements, and discover new ways to enhance your professional skills. Whether you're an engineer, researcher, or student, AeroTech provides a valuable platform for networking, learning and knowledge sharing.

AeroTech combines a diverse range of keynote speakers, technical presentations, and interactive panel discussions with a wealth of networking opportunities, making it the perfect forum to gain insights into the latest industry trends and best practices, grow your skill set and network, and explore the future of aerospace.

Topics of interest for the 2025 program include, but are not limited to:

  • Advanced Air Mobility (AAM), Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), Urban Air Mobility (UAM),
  • Supersonic/Hypersonic & Disruptive Technology
  • Advanced Manufacturing & Materials
  • AeroFast Fastening, Assembly & Tooling
  • Automation, Avionics, Aircraft Electronics & Aircraft Systems
  • Business, Economics & Forecasting
  • Electrification, Power, Thermal, Engine, Propulsion, SAF & Hydrogen
  • Engineering, Modeling & Simulation, Testing & Flight Sciences
  • MBSE & Digital Engineering
  • Multimodal Mobility - Air, Space, Land, Sea, Infrastructure, Smart City
  • Safety Systems, Hardware & Software
  • Security, including Aviation Cybersecurity
  • Students/NEXGENEERS
  • Sustainability, Circularity & Decarbonization
  • Sustainment, Obsolescence & Supply Chain
  • Workforce & Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Accessibility & Leadership (IDEAL)

Submission Deadline: October 1, 2024

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Porto, Portugal

On-Board Diagnostics Symposium-Europe

March 11-13, 2025

The On-Board Diagnostics Symposium-Europe (OBD-EU) continues to serve as the industry’s trusted event, providing regulatory and standards updates geared towards meeting European Commission and the California Air Resources Board ground vehicle emissions regulations.

This is your opportunity to connect with global light- and heavy-duty OBD-systems engineers to discuss the technical topics in powertrain diagnostics that directly influence ground vehicle emissions reduction efforts.

Topics of interest for the 2025 program include, but are not limited to:

Showcasing every facet of modern automotive mobility at WCX:

  • Regulatory Updates:
    • U.S
    • Europe (Euro 7)
    • China
    • California (CARB)
  • OBD lessons learned
  • OBD applications for:
    • Gasoline and diesel engines
    • Hybrids
    • Off-road vehicles
    • Automated Vehicles
    • Motorcycles
    • Electric
    • Fuel Cell
  • OBD and emissions reduction research
  • OBD standards development
  • OBD testing and certification
  • OBD system and component development
  • OBD cybersecurity
  • OEM Perspectives
  • On-board monitoring (OBM)
  • Emissions measurement and testing
  • Regulations
  • Servicing
  • Diagnostics / OBD Communicatio

Submission Deadline: December 31, 2024

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Grand Rapids, MI

Noise and Vibration Conference and Exhibition

May 12-15, 2025

The SAE Noise and Vibration Conference and Exhibition (NVC) unites more than 1,000 forward thinking engineers, executives, researchers, designers, and academia—biennially—to discuss the latest technologies surrounding NVH and sound quality.

Connect with the biggest names across the entire supply chain community to collaborate on the challenges facing the industry, including noise source identification, vibration prevention, and harshness reduction. The conversations you have, whether in the hallways, classrooms, or on the exhibit floor, will get you up to speed on the requirements and strategies needed to meet those challenges. The cutting-edge technical sessions and dynamic keynotes will feature industry executives from across the field and will enhance your expertise.

Topics of interest for the 2025 program include, but are not limited to:

  • Active Sound Enhancement / Cancellation Methods & Applications
  • Aerodynamic Noise Methods & Applications
  • Aircraft Interior Noise
  • Buzz, Squeak & Rattle
  • Community Effects of Transportation Noise
  • Connected Vehicles: NVH Implications
  • Diesel
  • Engine & Installed Components
  • Facilities
  • High Frequency Acoustics and Vibration Methods
  • Heavy Duty Truck / Off-Highway
  • Hybrid & Electric Vehicles
  • Instrumentation Systems, Sensors and Methods
  • Low Frequency NVH / Body / Chassis Structure and Components
  • Materials
  • NVH Challenges of Vehicle Lightweighting
  • Powertrain Intake / Exhaust
  • Rail & Ship
  • Simulator Aided Engineering
  • Sound Design/Augmentation for Automotive
  • Subjective Response
  • System NVH Approach - Influence of Coupled Parts
  • Transmission & Driveline
  • Vehicle Noise Standards and Regulations

Submission Deadline: October 7, 2024

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With just three simple steps, it's easy to be a presenter with SAE!

Step 1: Submit an Abstract

Getting started is simple. All that is needed today is a paragraph! Describe your topic in 250 words or less. Include the main facts about your work and how it’s unique from other published work.

Click here for the full process.

Step 2: Submit Your Manuscript

If your abstract is approved, you will be well-equipped with SAE’s premier resources and guidance to help you develop a completed technical paper.

Step 3: Finalize Manuscript and Prepare Your Presentation

Following a round of peer reviews, you can finalize and submit your SAE technical paper and begin to prepare for your presentation at the event. Your technical paper will be made available through SAE MOBILUS®, alongside the most prestigious researchers and innovators across the world. This database contains the most comprehensive collection of technical papers across all segments of the mobility industry.

Additional SAE Events Open for Submission


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SAE 2024 Intelligent Urban Air Mobility Symposium

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Advances in Design, Materials, Manufacturing and Surface Engineering for Mobility (ADMMS’25)

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Elevate your influence in mobility engineering by becoming a peer reviewer for SAE International. Your time, expertise, and effort are invaluable in maintaining the integrity of cutting-edge research. As a reviewer, you'll provide constructive feedback on manuscripts for various SAE events, technical papers, and journals. Enjoy the perks of staying updated on the latest in mobility engineering, ensuring paper quality, gaining recognition for your expertise, and actively contributing to your field. Join us in upholding SAE's high standards. Be part of the critical process that acts as a quality control measure, shaping the future of scholarly publishing with SAE International, and advancing the engineering community.

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Interested in being published?

SAE Scholarly Journal - Learn more about submitting a manuscript to one of SAE’s Scholarly Journals, which are focused on state-of-the-art research findings that advance mobility knowledge and solutions for the benefit of humanity.

Non-Event Technical Paper – Not interested in presenting? You can still submit your paper at any time to be published and made available on SAE MOBILUS®, SAE’s robust online digital library platform.

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