Journalists Invited to Attend SAE International WCX World Congress Experience in Detroit – Three-day Event to Feature Automotive Engineering Technologies and Innovation

Credentialed journalists and members of the media are invited to register for the SAE International WCX World Congress Experience, to be held April 10-12 at Cobo Center in Detroit.

Journalists can register with media credentials by visiting:

Online registering will be open through April 4; after which journalists will need to register onsite at the event. Any questions regarding media registration, please call 724-612-4992 or email

Banquet speaker will be Mark Ruess, Executive Vice President, Global Product Development, Purchasing and Supply Chain for General Motors Company.

Other keynote speakers will include Bob Lutz, former Vice Chairman at General Motors; and Kenneth (Ken) Kelzer, General Motors Vice President, Global Vehicle Components and Subsystems.

In addition, highlights of the Leadership Summit will include:

  • “Connected Car to Connected World – The Road to Monetization” (April 10 @ 9 a.m.)
  • “Creating Smart Cities for the Citizens, Not as Technological Playgrounds” (April 11 @ 9 a.m.)

Highlights of the Tech Hub will include:

  • “What will it Take to Trust an Autonomous Vehicle?” (April 10 @ 2:40 p.m.)
  •  “What do Autonomous Vehicles Mean for Regulation?” (April 12 @ 1:40 p.m.)

In all, the Leadership Summit will include six sessions and the Tech Hub will feature 20 presentations throughout WCX. For a full list of sessions titles and times, please visit:

For more information and to register for WCX World Congress Experience, visit

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