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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)
Transp. Research Board
Transportation Research Board
TRB Calendar of Events
Recorded Webcasts
TRB Newsletter: Search or Subscribe
Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board
E‑Mail
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
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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
Current Volpe Webinar Series:  Our New Mobility Future
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DoT SBIR
Dept. of Transportation Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) solicitation is CLOSED
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Dept. of Defense Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) 19.2, and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) 19.B, topics will be open until Mon, Jul. 1 at 8 pm EDT
DoD SBIR / STTR
Quesion & Answer Service (SITIS) closes to new questions on Jun. 17 , but the answers will be publically-available until the end.
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Cryogenic Production for Airborne Thermal Management
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Intel. Manuf. Techn. for Lithium-ion 6T End-of-Line Testing
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2kW Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC) Power System
A19B‑T002 
Universal Navigation Solution Manager
A19B‑T015 
Direct Hydrogen Production from Sunlight and Water
A19B‑T016 
High Performance, Non-flammable Lithium Battery
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Advanced Non-Electrochemical Energy Storage
AF192‑031 
Non-destr. … Techniques for Ident. of Delet. Defects in Li-ion Batt’s
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Development of Graphene Batteries for Use in Space Applications
AF192‑040 
Devel. of a Hi‑Perform., Printed Conformal Li Battery
AF192‑042 
Advancement of High Energy Rechargeable Lithium Batteries
AF192‑047 
MQ-9 Battery Technology Improvements
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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

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
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>
Call for Innovations Fri, Jun. 28 (extended)
Submission Page
Call for Poster Submissions:  Abstracts due Fri, Jun. 28 (extended)
Submission Page
Exhibitor’s info   (October 8–9 only)
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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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European Transport Conference (ETC)
CONTACT:   Phone:  +44 (0) 15 64 793552
2019 Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC)
2019 Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC)
Call for Papers
Call for Recent Results Mon, Jul. 8
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26<sup>th</sup> ITS (Intelligent Transportation Systems) World Congress
Exhibitors’ Info.
Newsletter
10<sup>th</sup> Battery Safety Summit
CONTACT:   E-Mail   +1 (781) 972‑5400  Fax: +1 (781) 972‑5425
Speaker Proposal
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International Congress on Electric Mobility, Connected and Autonomous Vehicle – CEVE2019
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IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference – ITSC 2019
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3<sup>rd</sup> International Advanced Automotive Battery Conference – ASIA
3rd International Advanced Automotive Battery Conference – ASIA
Contact Page   E-Mail   +1 (781) 972‑5400  Fax: +1 (781) 972‑5425
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Innovations in Mobility
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8<sup>th</sup> International Conference on Connected Vehicles, and Expo
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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
2019 Forum:  Impact of Vehicle Technologies & Automation Users Forum
2019 Forum: Impact of Vehicle Technologies & Automation Users Forum
CONTACT:   Joanne But  
2018’s report
2017’s report
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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.
Small Engine Technology Conference and Exhibition
Small Engine Technology Conference and Exhibition
Detail page
Technical Visit  M, November 18
Call for Papers:  Abstracts due Fri, Feb. 28
FAV (Florida Automated Vehicles) Summit
Draft Agenda
Exhibitor/Demonstrator/Sponsor Prospectus (pdf)
Info. page (pdf)
Article by Jeff Brandes
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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
ITEC (IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference) India 2019
Highlights / Contact page
Alt. page
Call for Papers:  5-page digest due Mon, Jul. 1
Submission Page    
Contact:   Submission E-mail  
Transportation Research Board 99th Annual Meeting
Transportation Research Board 99<sup>th</sup> Annual Meeting
Call for Papers:  Full Papers due Thu, Aug. 1
Submissions login page    
Committees and Approved Subject Areas
Quick Guide for Authors
Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board
E‑Mail
Exhibitor’s info
SAE 2020 Government / Industry Meeting
You get a free pass to the Washington Auto Show
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2020 IEEE International Systems Conference (SysCon 2020)
Call for Papers:
Special Session Submissions due Sat, Aug. 10
Abstracts and Full Papers due Fri, Sep. 13
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InterTraffic Amsterdam
Contact page
Exhibitors’ info.
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TRA 2020 – Transport Research Arena – Rethinking transport
Call for Journal Papers:  due Sun, Jun. 16 (final extension)
Call for Conference Papers:  due Sun, Jun. 30 (final extension)
Call for Demonstrations:  due Tue, Oct. 1
Call for Invited Sessions:  due Tue, Oct. 1
Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo
News
    Sign up for Updates
Agenda
Expo: Tu‑W, May 12‑13
Exhibitors’ / Sponsors’ info
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InnoTrans 2020
Exhibitors’ info.

Upcoming Events
TechConnect World Innovation colocated events
TechConnect World Innovation colocated events
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Roadmap 12
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Workshop:  ITS Today: Technologies Across Ontario
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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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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
Volpe Speaker Series (free webinars)
2019: “Our New Mobility Future” Thought Leadership Series
<i>Putting Big Data to Work: Getting Beyond the Hype and into Concrete, Powerful Applications Now and in the Future</i><br/>Laura Schewel</b> Founder and Chief Executive Officer, <b>StreetLight Data
Volpe Series information
CONTACT:   Ellen Bell  617‑494‑2491
Upcoming Volpe Webinars
Mandatory Free Registration
Registration Information
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LDIA 2019 (The 12<sup>th</sup> International Symposium on Linear Drives for Industry Applications)
Volpe Speaker Series (free webinars)
2019: “Our New Mobility Future” Thought Leadership Series
<i>The ACES and the Future of Transportation<br/></b><i>Transportation is being fundamentally transformed by the ACES (Autonomous, Connected, Electric & Shared vehicles).</i></i><br/>Bryan Mistele</b> Co-founder, President and CEO, <b>INRIX
Click here for series information (above)

			<div align=left>SAE Free Webinar:  Developing Higher Density Materials for Lithium-Ion Batteries</div>
SAE Free Webinar:  Developing Higher Density Materials for Lithium-Ion Batteries
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How it works: the essential guide
Transportation Boot Camp
TransportationCamp LA 2019,
Sa, July 13, Los Angles, CA
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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)
Sponsorship
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Volpe Speaker Series (free webinars)
2019: “Our New Mobility Future” Thought Leadership Series
J. Scott Drennan, Vice President of Innovation, Bell Flight
Click here for series information (above)
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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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Volpe Speaker Series (free webinars)
2019: “Our New Mobility Future” Thought Leadership Series
<i>The Rapid Expansion of Micromobility, Data-Sharing, and Dynamic Streets</i><br/>Regina Clewlow<font size=2>, Ph.D., </font>CEO & Founder, Populus
Click here for series information (above)
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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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Welcome Party, Sun., August 25
2019 JSAE/SAE Powertrains, Fuels, and Lubricants Meeting

			<div align=left>Webinar:  Frontloading BEV Thermal and Range Development via Simulation</div>
Registration and Webinar Details
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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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2019 IEEE International Conference on Vehicular Electronics and Safety
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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
Colocated with previous event
The Battery Show<br/></b><font size=2><i>Colocated with previous event</i></font>
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Emobility Forum 2019
Sponsor: Hungarian Electromobility Association
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North American International Powertrain Conference
Alt. link
By invitation only
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Volpe Speaker Series (free webinars)
2019: “Our New Mobility Future” Thought Leadership Series
Sarah Kaufman, Associate Director/Adjunct Assistant Professor of Urban Planning, NYU
Click here for series information (above)
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2019 Joint Conference & Exhibition
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The 2019 International Conference on Ecology and Transportation
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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 Mon, Jun. 17 (extended)
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>
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SAE CEU Course: Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Systems
Instructor:  Dr. Mark Quarto2.0 CEUs
Electric Vehicles Are Here: What Now?
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Volpe Speaker Series (free webinars)
2019: “Our New Mobility Future” Thought Leadership Series
<i>Redefining Mobility</i><br/>Randell H. Iwasaki, Executive Director, Contra Costa, CA, Transportation Authority
Click here for series information (above)
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SAE CEU Course: High Voltage Vehicle Safety Systems and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Instructor:  Dr. Mark Quarto0.7 CEUs
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ISSE 2019 (IEEE Symposium on Systems Engineering)
Contact form
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Electric Vehicles International Conference & Show
Electric Vehicles International Conference & Show
Contact Page (with map)
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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Partial Update History
2019/05/21 — Added TARDDIS Beta Link
2019/05/02 — New version of T.A.R.D.D.I.S.
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
2015/02/11 — Works for Mobile
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