SAE International Convergence 2010 to focus on partnerships.
Press Release Summary:
September 7, 2010 - Scheduled for Oct 19-20, SAE Convergence 2010 will focus on both traditional and non-traditional partnerships that are enabling the future of automotive electronics. Co-hosts for event are Ford Motor Company and Microsoft, and theme is "Partnerships Driving Smart Mobility." With over 100 exhibitors and variety of networking opportunities, Convergence will include keynote speakers and executive management panels each morning and half-day technical sessions each afternoon.
Original Press Release
SAE International Convergence 2010 to Feature Ford, Microsoft Partnerships
Press release date: September 1, 2010
"Many important topics which are timely for the automotive industry will be covered, from the connected car to green powertrains to partnering for safe mobility," said Patti Kreh, manager of engineering meetings for SAE International. "This year's Convergence exemplifies the collaboration of the automotive electronics supply chain; OEMs partnering with traditional and non-traditional suppliers." Convergence will feature keynote speakers and executive management panels each morning and half-day technical sessions each afternoon. Tuesday's events include:
-- Smart Mobility is Connected; and
-- Learning Partnerships - Educators and Automotive EE Driving the Future of Science and Engineering. Wednesday's events include:
-- Be Smart, Be Safe - Partnering to Create Safe Mobility;
-- Quantum Value Leaps Through Collaboration; and
-- Smartly Pulling it all Together - Systems Engineering. Kevin Dallas, General Manager of the Windows Embedded Business Unit for Microsoft, will be the keynote speaker at the Convergence banquet Wednesday night. Ford will host a ride-and-drive focused on the latest HMI advancements during Convergence 2010. "Attendees will have the opportunity to drive vehicles on the streets of Detroit equipped with the latest MyFord Touch feature, such as Internet access, web radio, and iPods. Kreh said. Convergence 2010 will have over 100 exhibitors on the show floor and offer a variety of networking opportunities. For more information, visit http://www.sae.org/events/convergence/ or contact SAE International customer service at 1-877-606-7323 (U.S. and Canada only) or 1-724-776-4970 (outside U.S. and Canada) or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org . SAE International is a global association of more than 128,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries. SAE International's core competencies are life-long learning and voluntary consensus standards development. SAE International's charitable arm is the SAE Foundation, which supports many programs, including A World In Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series. Become a Facebook fan of SAE International News at http://www.facebook.com/pages/SAE-International-News/142902615727171