April 18 - 20, 2023
Huntington Place
Detroit, MI

WCX  — Driving Industry Transformation

Mobility is at a crossroads, and at WCX we are leading the conversation of how we get to near-zero emissions, accidents and fatalities. Be a part of these critical industry discussions, including the new Leadership Summit Panel where four battery companies will talk about the business of batteries. Be part of this change within our industry as it unfolds live at WCX.

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Conversation Drivers

This year’s Keynotes are going to challenge your thinking on mobility by tackling two of the biggest issues facing industry

  • What is the impact of SDV?
  • What is the impact on New regulations and advances in propulsion technology?

Don’t miss these critical conversations each morning!

Meet our Keynotes

Conversation Starters

Young and Emerging Professionals!

WCX is designed to engage those under 35 years of age or have less than 10 years’ work experience with a special attendance rate. In addition to access to the thought-provoking keynotes, technical sessions, exhibits and executive roundtables we are featuring:

That are designed to engage younger professionals looking for opportunities to advance their careers, network with others in industry or enhance their societal impact.
Special Rate $165.00 (Must be a member to get discounted rate) https://www.sae.org/participate/membership

Hear Critical Conversations on the Business of Mobility

The WCX Leadership Summit is a series of roundtable discussions developed by 30 members of the Technical Advisory Group of WCX™ World Congress on the “business of technology” hosted by @SAE International.  

Come ask your questions of 40 Executives over 3 days talk about how they are balancing the difficult task of getting the right technology in a vehicle's design that meets consumer acceptance and exceeds government regulations - It’s not easy, but it makes for great conversations!

Check out the Leadership Summit

Just Announced: Hendrick Motorsports Keynote

Driving. Performance. Together.

Alba Colon

Registration to Technical Session is required. 

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Batteries, Batteries, Batteries

WCX features more than 25 hours of presentations and panel discussions in Energy Storage Systems ranging from materials selection, chemistry, safety, design and validation, and thermal management. Many presenters have authored peer-reviewed papers and are sharing the analysis or their work. We have a Battery Pavilion featuring  suppliers looking to help you problem solve specific issues or talk about  critical business issues. 

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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.



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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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