North American International Propulsion Conference

November 16-18, 2022 | Chicago, IL


Propulsion Leaders Unite

The North American International Propulsion Conference (NAIPC) is an annual meeting with a focus on business in the North American market. It is organized by propulsion and powertrain executives for propulsion and powertrain executives targeting an elite audience of individuals with levels of director or higher.  NAIPC will facilitate and encourage critical, open conversations that provide strategic direction for companies to prepare for what lies ahead in international propulsion sector. Between compelling keynotes and interactive sessions, attendees will explore customer perspectives, market forces affecting the propulsion business, and the impacts of new technology options and energy sources.  Attendees will also participate in the unique executive-to-executive networking opportunities.

Are you interested in attending this event?  Nominate yourself or a senior level colleague for an invitation.  SAE reserves the right to withhold invitations based on credentials and qualifications.

The Chatham House Rule is followed to promote the open exchange of dialogue. Speakers cannot be quoted by attendees, and any information discussed after the event cannot be credited to the speaker.

Event Venue

Hilton Chicago

720 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605

What to expect:

NAIPC will provide global powertrain executives the opportunity to hear and understand the latest business and technical impacts of electric vehicles, autonomous vehicles, and ride sharing programs. The traditional subjects of energy sources, engine developments, alternative fueled vehicles, and consumer acceptance will also be discussed.

The technical program, which is organized by high level propulsion and powertrain executives who are deeply immersed in the ever-evolving automotive industry, is comprised of an opening and closing session, high-level keynote presentations, plenary panels, a supplier panel, and an OEM panel.

In addition, attendees will have ample time to network during breaks, luncheons, the welcome reception, an evening gala reception, and more.

Who attends:

Top level executives from regulatory agencies, OEMs, supplier companies, and academia who have reached a position of Director or higher within their organizations.


Why attend:

The networking and sharing of lessons learned, both from successes and alternatives to avoid failures, are valuable takeaways for executives pursuing lucrative business opportunities in the North American marketplace and may only be obtained through attendance to NAIPC.

How to attend:

Are you interested in attending this invitation only event? Nominate yourself or a senior-level colleague for an invitation. SAE reserves the right to withhold invitations based on credentials and qualifications.

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