April 18 - 20, 2023
Detroit

Mobilize the Future

Press the button and get your motor running — SAE International’s WCX™ World Congress Experience is coming back to Detroit to provide the education, networking and business development you need to keep pace with industry evolution. Stay ahead of the curve by connecting with the brightest minds in mobility and participating in critical exchanges to solve the challenges of the future, including autonomous systems, connected vehicle technology and vehicle electrification.

“I learned the value of the technical exchange and the people exchange, and just the interaction and discussion with people, it’s good for your personal growth, it’s good for your business growth, and all those pieces. I’m so excited to be back and I can see people in person.”

– Doug Patton, retired EVP of Engineering and NA CTO at DENSO

The X is for Experience

There is no idling at WCX. The energy keeps you moving through the show floor where you will interact with mobility decision-makers, technology experts and industry suppliers — and you will have direct access to new and innovative solutions. At open roundtable discussions, mobility CTOs share expertise while thought leaders from outside the industry challenge ingrained ideas and ignite new ways of thinking.

Follow Your Own Track

Technical Program

The cornerstone of WCX, Technical Sessions maximize your learning experience with more than 1,000 hours of cutting-edge technical content from leading subject-matter experts.

Learning Lab

Peer into the future of mobility at this engaging space featuring new technology from exhibitors. The venue accommodates interactive and one-on-one presentations where engineers and suppliers can discuss the latest mobility products.

Special Events

Network and collaborate with the brightest minds in mobility and take a forward-thinking look into the latest trends and innovations.

WCX in the News

Tireside Chats: Meeting Industry Members on the Floor at WCX

Posted: April 6, 2022

SAE International’s WCX is back in-person for the first time in three years, and there’s a lot of buzz happening throughout Huntington Place. We stopped and chatted with a few exhibitors and attendees about their experiences at WCX and what is exciting them in the industry today. Check out what they had to say!

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“Great Design is Storytelling Design” Jon Snoddy kicks off WCX 2022 with Opening Keynote

Posted: April 5, 2022

How do you create something that not only fits the market need, but is memorable? Following the Disney model, as WCX keynote speaker and Advanced Development Studio Executive SVP at Walt Disney Imagineering Jon Snoddy does, means crafting a narrative that fits into the life of the user.

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SAE International’s WCX World Congress Experience Brings the Brightest Minds in Engineering Mobility to the Motor City

Posted: March29, 2022

The 2022 WCX™ World Congress Experience April 5-7, 2022, at Huntington Place (formerly TCF/COBO Center) in Detroit, Mich., convenes engineering leaders to explore mobility opportunities and address its biggest challenges. Engineering and innovation leaders from throughout mobility, transportation, sustainability, manufacturing and beyond will gather to share, learn and network to advance mobility knowledge and solutions for the benefit of humanity.

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WCX TV 2022 Highlights

WCX TV returned to provide on the ground coverage of the cutting edge mobility research being propelled at WCX 2022, SAE International’s World Congress Experience, held in Detroit, Michigan, from April 5-7, 2022.

Partnering again with international film and broadcasting company WebsEdge, WCX TV produced daily episodes during the conference featuring interviews, session highlights, delegate reactions, and in-depth case studies.

Watch the episodes to catch up on what you missed and learn about the wide-ranging issues, challenges and solutions being found currently within mobility technology and the automotive industry.

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