Professional Research Opportunities And Conferences Concerning Transportation Innovation / Vehicular Engineering
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Associations and their Journals
Plug In America
“Battery electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles for the public to drive today.”
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“Promoting electric drive technologies and infrastructure”
Electric Drive Transportation Association
Electric Drive’s Consumer Website
Go Electric Drive
Electric Drive’s Consumer Website
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Electric Auto Association
“Promoting Electric Vehicles Since 1967”
Electric Auto Association
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International Energy Agency
Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Technology Collaboration Programme
Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Technology Collaboration Programme
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Electric Mobility Canada
Accelerating Electric Transportation
Events
Electric Mobility Canada
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PlugVolt
PlugVolt: Batteries and Energy Storage, Webinars, Seminars, and Courses
Recorded Webinars
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Association for European Transport

Conference
AET
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International Maglev Board
International Maglev Board
Conferences
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INCOSE: International Council on Systems Engineering
“…champions the art, science, discipline, and practice of systems engineering.”
Contact Page
International Council on Systems Engineering
Washington, DC  chapter  (has emphasis on transportation)

Energy and Environment
Rocky Mountain Institute
Reinventing Fire
“… to create a clean, prosperous, and secure … future.”
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Center for Sustainable Energy
“Accelerting the Transition to a Sustainable World Powered by Clean Energy”
Center for Sustainable Energy
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Blue-Green alliance
“Good Jobs, Clean Environment, Green Economy”

Major Engineering organizations
Society of Automotive Engineers

SAE Vehicle Electrification
Society of Automotive Engineers
Events
Student Events
Your Destination for Mobility Engineering Resources
Consolidated Calls for Papers
Events  •  Journals  •  Open Call (Original Works)
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Transp. Research Board
Transportation Research Board
TRB Calendar of Events
Recorded Webcasts
TRB Newsletter: Search or Subscribe
100 Years – Moving Ideas: Advancing Society
Contribute
Transp. Research Board 100 Years
Transportation Research Information Services (TRIS)
Guide to Research in Progress (RiP) Database (.pdf 21 pp.)
Webinar Video (Vimeo 59:05)
Searching TRID for TRB Publications (Vimeo 6:40)
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IEEE
IEEE – The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
IEEE Transportation Electrification Community
IEEE Transp. Electriication
Conferences and Workshops
Career Center
eLearning Courses (over 20 courses avail.)
IEEE Power Electronics Society
IEEE Power Electronics Society
IEEE Vehicular Technology Society
Conferences
IEEE Veh. Tech. Soc.
Facebook Page
IEEE Syst. Coun.
IEEE Systems Council
Conferences
IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society
IEEE Intel. Transp. Systems Society

Intelligent/Autonomous Transportation Systems
(see also IEEE VTS and ITSS, above)
Intelligent Transportation Systems Society of America
Newsletter
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Intelligent Transportation Systems Society of Canada
Events
Intel. Transp. Syst. Soc. of Canada
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ERTICO ITS Europe
ERTICO Intelligent Transportation Systems Society Europe

Congresses
Projects
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Connected Automated Driving (News Board)

Projects and Research
Connected Automated Driving
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Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems
Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems

Description, Events, Publication
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Intelligent Transport Systems Asia-Pacific
ITS Asia-Pacific
ITS Australia     ITS Hong Kong     ITS Japan     ITS Korea     ITS Malaysia     ITS New Zealand     ITS Singapore     ITS Taiwan     ITS Thailand

PRT / Pods Associations
Advance Transit Association
Advance Transit Association

“Leveraging advanced transit to improve mobility”
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PodCar.org

“New frontiers of mobility in the digital age.”
PodCar.org / Harris Blvd.
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PodCarCity.org
“Innovative Mobility in the Era of Automation.”

Conventional High-Speed Rail
US High-Speed-Rail Association
“21st Century Transportation for America”
BiModal Glideway (detail)


Educational & Research Institutions
U of Wash TRAC
University of Washington – TRAC
“Providing research and data about transportation for informed decisions”
“Maglev Quicklinks”
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Texas A&M Transp. Inst.
“Saving Lives, Time, and Resources”
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Illinois Green Economy Network
(A Community College Partnership)
“Working Together to Grow a Greener Economy for Illinois”
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University of Michigan
UMTRI, U. of Michigan
Transportation Research Institute
Sustainable Mobility & Accessibility Research & Transformation
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Institute of Transportation Studies, UC Davis
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University of California – Berkeley
“Innovative Mobility Research”
Innovative Mobility Research, UC Berkeley
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North Carolina State University
NCSU Clean Tech
NC Clean Energy Technology Center
Advancing Clean Energy for a Sustainable Economy
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University of Central Florida
A USDOT funded research center, focused on plug-in electric vehicles and the transportation network.
EVTC, U. of Cen. Florida
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Stanford University
CARS, Stanf. U.
Center for Automotive Research at Stanford
Upcoming Events
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San José State University

Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI)
“Creating Transportation Policy for the People”
Mineta Transp. Institute
PRT ReportAutomated Transit Networks (ATN): A Review of the State of the Industry and Prospects for the Future  (pdf  240 pp)
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Mineta Nat'l Transit Res. Cons.
Mineta National Transit Research Consortium
Events
“About page” (links to all nine member universities at bottom of page)
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University Transportation Centers (UTCs handle academic research for the DoT)


Independent Contractors / Consultants
Maglev Strategies
Maglev Strategies
“On Earth and In Space”
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CoatesConsult
“Advanced Transportation Consulting”
Contact Page
E-Mail
Recommended article
MagLev Page
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PRT Consulting
PRT Consulting
“Efficient transit solutions”
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CALSTART
… dedicated to expanding and supporting a clean transportation industry …
Calstart
Sign up for emails and info.
Membership
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EngSysInc
Engineering Systems Inc.
Insight Driven Solutions
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Gladstein, Neandross & Associates
“Clean Transportation and Energy Consultants”
Gladstein, Neandross & Associates
Contact Page
News
Sponsors of ACT Expo
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MorganAndAssociates
Morgan and Associates
Registered Patent Agents

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Incubator / Test Facility
South Carolina Technology and Aviation Center
International Transportation Innovation Center
“Innovation on Track”
Int'l Transp. Innov. Cen

Investment Opportunities
2GreenEnergy
2GreenEnergy.com
Clean-Energy Investment Opportunities

Interactive Modeling Software
COMSOL
COMSOL   Modeling and Simulation for Everyone
COMSOL MultiPhysics
“… for Physics-Based Modeling and Simulation”


Opportunities
“National Transportation Systems Center”
Volpe
List of Newsletters
Recent Volpe Webinar Series:  The Ongoing Transformation of the Global Transportation System (including short videos)
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DoT SBIR
Dept. of Transportation Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) solicitation is open until Tue, Apr. 22 at 5:00 pm EDT
(Click this link to sign up for e-mail alerts.)
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Dept. of Defense Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) 19.2, and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) 19.B, topics  will  will be open TBD. 
DoD SBIR / STTR
Def. of SBIR
Def. of STTR
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TRB IDEA
TRB’s IDEA Programs Innovations Deserving Exploratory Analysis
Brochure (pdf)
Highway IDEA (due Mar. 1 and Sep. 1)
Highway Annual Report
Transit IDEA (due May.1 and Nov. 1)
Transit Annual Report
Submit a Proposal
Funding Notice
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USAF $2 million prize for engine with turbine power piston-fuel efficiency
Air Force Prize
This might be used for Ground Vehicles, too
News article

Older DoT reports on the Future of Transportation
Obama-era reports that had been subject to public comment
Beyond Traffic 2045
Beyond Traffic 2045
Five-year Transit Research Plan


Upcoming Events
Advanced Automotive & Industrial Battery Conference
Advanced Automotive & Industrial Battery Conference
Contact Page   E-Mail   +1 (781) 972‑5400  Fax: +1 (781) 972‑5425
Call for Speaker Proposals:  nominally due Dec. 21
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LDIA 2019 (The 12<sup>th</sup> International Symposium on Linear Drives for Industry Applications)
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Automated Vehicles Symposium 2019
alt. link 1  
  alt. link 2
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July 2019 Battery Seminar
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29<sup>th</sup> Annual INCOSE International Symposium
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SAE CyberAuto Challenge™
Who should attend?
What is the CyberAuto Challenge? (.pdf)
Terms of Participation (.pdf)
Registration – deadline May.15 (re‑extended)
Sponsorship
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The 23rd International Symposium on Transportation and Traffic Theory
The 23<sup>rd</sup> International Symposium on Transportation and Traffic Theory
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SAE CEU Course: LIDAR and Infrared Cameras for ADAS and Autonomous Sensing
Instructor:  Rajeev Thakur1.3 CEUs
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2019 Conference on Electrical Machines and Systems
Call for Special Sessions:  Digests
Detailed Instructions
SPECIAL SESSION on Direct Drive and Magnetic Levitation Technologies
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AIAA/IEEE Electric Aircraft Technologies Symposium (EATS)
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2019 JSAE/SAE Powertrains, Fuels, and Lubricants Meeting
Welcome Party, Sun., August 25
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SAE CEU Course: Principled Negotiation
Instructor:  Eric Timmis0.7 CEUs
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SAE CEU Course: Fundamentals of Powertrain Design for Hybrid Electric Vehicles
Instructor:  Zhihui Duan1.3 CEUs
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Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo<br/></b><font size=2><i>Colocated with next event</i></font>
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The Battery Show<br/></b><font size=2><i>Colocated with previous event</i></font>
The Battery Show
Colocated with previous event
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North American International Powertrain Conference
Alt. link
By invitation only
The 2019 International Conference on Ecology and Transportation
2019 IEEE 90th Vehicular Technology Conference: VTC 2019‑Fall
2019 IEEE 90<sup>th</sup> Vehicular Technology Conference: VTC 2019‑Fall
CONTACT:   Gerhard Bauch, Chair  
Contact the Committees
Call for Workshop Papers Thu, May.30
Submission e‑mail
Call for Recent-Result Papers:  2-page abstract (with results), or 5-page full paper due Mon, Jun. 17
2nd IEEE Connected and Automated Vehicles Symposium (colocated event)
2<sup>nd</sup> IEEE Connected and Automated Vehicles Symposium</b><i> (colocated event)</i>
Call for Papers:  Full Papers due Fri, May.10 (extended)
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SAE CEU Course: Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Systems
Instructor:  Dr. Mark Quarto2.0 CEUs
Instructor:  Dr. Mark Quarto0.7 CEUs
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Contact form
ISSE 2019 (IEEE Symposium on Systems Engineering)
Call for Papers:  Abstract (Industry papers) & Manuscript (Academic/Research papers) submission due Fri, Apr. 26
Electric Vehicles International Conference & Show
Electric Vehicles International Conference & Show
Contact Page (with map)
Call for abstracts Tue, Apr. 30 (re‑extended)
Call for Other Presentations:  Oral Presentations (12 minutes; in English) and Posters (33.1” x 46.8”) due Tue, Oct. 1
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SAE CEU Course: Fuel Cells for Transportation
Instructors:  Dr. John F. Elter and Dr. Bin Du1.8 CEUs
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Defense TechConnect Fall Summit and Expo<br/></b><font size=2><i>Colocated with next two events</i></font>
Exhibitor’s info
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SBIR/STTR FALL Innovation Summit<br/></b><font size=2><i>Colocated with previous and next events</i></font>
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Smart Cities Connect<br/></b><font size=2><i>Colocated with previous two events</i></font>
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CONTACT:   Phone:  +44 (0) 15 64 793552
European Transport Conference (ETC)
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2019 Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC)
2019 Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC)
Call for Papers
Call for Papers:  Digests (3-5 pages) due  Sun, Apr. 21
Call for Tutorials:  Proposals due Sun, May.26 (updated)
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26<sup>th</sup> ITS (Intelligent Transportation Systems) World Congress
Exhibitors’ Info.
Newsletter
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Innovations in Mobility
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SAE CEU Course: Introduction to NVH (Noise, Vibration, and Harshness) Aspects of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles
Instructor:  Kiran Govindswamy0.7 CEUs
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SAE CEU Course: Introduction to Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Battery Systems
Instructor:  Erik Spek1.3 CEUs
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InterTraffic Indonesia
Contact page
Exhibitors’ info.
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SAE CEU Course: Safe Handling of High Voltage Battery Systems
Instructor:  Erik Spek0.7 CEUs
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InterTraffic Mexico
Contact page
Exhibitors’ info.
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The Future of Transportation World Conference 2019
Call for Papers:  Synopsis (due date: TBD)
Submission Page
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SAE CEU Course: Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Engineering Academy
Instructors:  Saeed Siavoshani, Richard Byczek, Kevin Konecky, Gene Liao, Manoj Shah, Robert Spotnitz, and Thomas Stoltz3.8 CEUs
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SAE CEU Course: Principled Negotiation
Instructor:  Eric Timmis0.7 CEUs
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InterTraffic Amsterdam
Contact page
Exhibitors’ info.
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TRA 2020 – Transport Research Arena
Call for Papers:  Journal / Conference Papers due Tue, Apr. 30
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InnoTrans 2020
Exhibitors’ info.

Upcoming Events
Conferences, Events, and Webinars
Click here for fuller descriptions in EV World
Webinar:  Hybrid-Electric Air-Vehicle Propulsion:  Challenges, Opportunities, and Impact
CONTACT:   Eric Cheng  
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Networking tour: M, April 22
Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo
News
    Sign up for Updates
Get Brochure    
    Agenda
Agenda Track    
Expo: W‑Th, April 24‑25
Exhibitor’s info
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Transportation Boot Camp
How it works: the essential guide
TransportationCamp New England 2019,
Sa, April 27, Boston, MA
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2019 IEEE 89th Vehicular Technology Conference: VTC 2019‑Spring
2019 IEEE 89<sup>th</sup> Vehicular Technology Conference: VTC 2019‑Spring
Organizing Committees
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SAE CEU Course: High Voltage Vehicle Safety Systems and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Instructor:  Dr. Mark Quarto0.7 CEUs
Instructor:  Dr. Mark Quarto2.0 CEUs
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SAE CEU Course: Introduction to Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Battery Systems
Instructor:  Erik Spek1.3 CEUs
Instructor:  Erik Spek0.7 CEUs
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5<sup>th</sup> International Conference on Vehicle Technology and Intelligent Transportation Systems (VEHITS 2019)
5th International Conference on Vehicle Technology and Intelligent Transportation Systems (VEHITS 2019)
Colocated with SmartGreens 2019
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Montreal Electric Vehicle Show
Exhibitor’s info
How it works: the essential guide
Transportation Boot Camp
TransportationCamp Chicago 2019,
Sa, May 4, Chicago, IL
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EV VÉ 2019 Conference and Trade Show
EV VÉ 2019 Conference and Trade Show
Exhibitor’s info
Ride n’ Drive – May 6  11:00 am to 6:00 pm
Press Conf. & Media Ride-n’-Drive 10 am to 11 am
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Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo Europe<br/></b><font size=2><i>Colocated with next event</i></font>
Exhibitor’s info
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Battery Show Europe 2019<br/></b><font size=2><i>Colocated with previous event</i></font>
Battery Show Europe 2019
Colocated with previous event
Exhibitor’s info
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2019 IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference (ITEC) and EXPO Asia-Pacific
Colocated with next event
2019 IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference (ITEC) and EXPO Asia-Pacific<br/></b><font size=2><i>Colocated with next event</i></font>
CONTACT:   E-Mail   +82 (0) 64‑754‑3657
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The 6<sup>th</sup> International Electric Vehicle Expo<br/></b><font size=2><i>Colocated with previous event</i></font>
The 6th International Electric Vehicle Expo
Colocated with previous event
CONTACT:   E-Mail   064‑702‑1580  Fax: 064‑702‑1576
SAE Free Webinar:  Developing Safe and Secure Autonomous Vehicles Across Industries

			<div align=right>SAE Free Webinar:  Developing Safe and Secure Autonomous Vehicles Across Industries</div>
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Transportation Boot Camp
How it works: the essential guide
TransportationCamp Florida 2019,
Th‑F, May 9‑10, Miami, FL
SAE Free Webinar:  DC Fast Charging: A Thermal Challenge

			<div align=right>SAE Free Webinar:  DC Fast Charging: A Thermal Challenge</div>
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Connected and Automated Vehicle Engineering 2019
Agenda
Colocated with “Internet of Things World” May 13‑16
Webinar:  High Efficiency Wireless Charging of Electric Vehicles
CONTACT:   Eric Cheng  
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How it works: the essential guide
Transportation Boot Camp
TransportationCamp Baltimore 2019,
Sa, May 18, Baltimore, MD
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International Electric Vehicle Symposium and Exhibition
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SAE CEU Course: Fundamentals of Powertrain Design for Hybrid Electric Vehicles
Instructor:  Zhihui Duan1.3 CEUs
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Autonomous Vehicle Technology World Expo 2019
Free Exhibition Pass
Autonomous Vehicle Test & Development Symposium Europe
Autonomous Vehicle Interior Design & Technology Symposium Europe
Autonomous Vehicle Software Symposium
CONTACT: for conference, and for Submissions of Papers: Andrew Boakes, Conference Director   +44 1306 743744  Fax: +44 1306 742525
New Energy & Intelligent Connected Vehicle Technology Conference
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Green Transportation Summit and Expo
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SAE CEU Course: Fuel Cells for Transportation
Instructors:  Dr. John F. Elter and Dr. Bin Du1.8 CEUs
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MTST'19 – Magnetic Levitation Transport Systems and Technologies
MTST'19 – Magnetic Levitation Transport Systems and Technologies
Contact Page   E-Mail   +7 (812) 230‑23‑10
Principal Sponsoring Organization
Facebook page (including animation)
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Quebec Electric Vehicle Show
Exhibitor’s info
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InterTraffic China
plusITSUPThe event for smart‑mobility startups
Contact page
Exhibitors’ info.
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AutoDrive Challenge™ (Student Competition)
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17<sup>th</sup> TRB National Transportation Planning Applications Conference
13<sup>th</sup> ITS European Congress
Exhibitor’s info
Transportation Boot Camp
How it works: the essential guide
TransportationCamp Anaheim 2019,
M, June 3, IPMI at Anaheim, CA
This is a half-day TransportationCamp for attendees of the 2019 International Parking & Mobility Institute Conference & Expo
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TU Automotive Detroit 19
Exhibition
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30<sup>th</sup> IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium 2019
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2019 World Transport Convention
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SAE CEU Course: Introduction to NVH (Noise, Vibration, and Harshness) Aspects of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles
Instructor:  Kiran Govindswamy0.7 CEUs
TechConnect World Innovation colocated events
TechConnect World Innovation colocated events
Call for Posters:  Abstracts due Fri, May.10 (re‑extended)
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Roadmap 12
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ITEC 2019 (International Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo)
ITEC 2019  (International Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo)
Speakers Proposals
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2018/11/22 — Semi-automated SAE CEU Course listings
2018/09/16 — New form to sign up for newsletter
2018/09/11 — Adds % codes to Mailto:s
2018/09/03 — Added link to Newsletter
2018/08/23 — Added GUIDE and accessible e-mail link
2018/06/23 — Made it easier to change column format
2018/03/11 — Added Click to get "Frag-Tag"
2018/02/15 — New format for Spreadsheet Links
2018/01/18 — Starting adding Source Symbols
2017/12/25 — Added SAE CEU Courses
2017/11/03 — Started adding more webinars
2017/10/11 — Fully integrated "TARDDIS"
2017/08/31 — Enabled Alternate Column Format
2017/04/14 — "LinkMagic" changed for "internal" hyperlinks
2017/02/14 — Rearranged "Associations"
2016/10/29 — Reformatted Upcoming Events
2016/10/20 — Removed fraudulent events from WASET
2016/10/05 — Dates in Bold when event is Current
2016/09/06 — Added links to other Event Calendars
2015/11/19 — Rearranged columns for New Format
2015/08/30 — NEW FORMAT
2015/08/23 — Added Fragment Tags (#hashtag) & Mouseovers
2015/07/29 — Added labels for Newly added Events
2015/07/22 — Added SBIR events
2015/07/03 — Added COMSOL
2015/06/06 — Links to Event Spreadsheets
2015/06/02 — New Mobile version "mgogo"
2015/04/27 — Link to Indiegogo
2015/04/15 — New block for Beyond 2045
2015/03/23 — Updated program code
2015/02/22 — Corrected bottom for Mobile Verison
2015/02/16 — Added Contact Info for Upcoming
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