Seeking Session Organizers for Advanced Manufacturing sessions at WCX18

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Signup Deadline: 11-21-2017
Starts: 11-22-2017
Ends: 11-22-2017
Location: Cobo Center, Detroit, MI volunteer opportunity location


SAE is seeking volunteers with experience in advanced manufacturing technologies/methodologies to help organize the sessions listed below.   If you are interested in volunteering as a session organizer, please let us know!

The benefits to you and you career of volunteering include, but are not limited to, developing or improving leadership skills, allows you to gain advance knowledge about new technology through the peer review of technical papers, and allow you to grow your network by engaging with other committee members, authors, reviewers and the session audience. In addition, your contribution helps to educate the industry and feeds into one of SAE’s core missions of life-long learning.
  • Session Title #1: Robotics and Factory Automation.
    • Description: The scope of the Robotics and Factory Automation session covers robot kinematics, dynamics and controls using modeling, simulation, and experimental analysis of different robotic systems, such as traditional industrial robots and Collaborative robots (Cobots). Engineers and researchers will present their innovative ideas and findings in area of factory automation, digital manufacturing, simulation and integration in Advanced manufacturing and Assembly production systems.
  • Session Title #2: Intelligent Manufacturing Solutions.
    • Description: Manufacturing success is dependent on the maximum utilization of all available resources, through rethinking production methodology, empowering human creativity and intelligence, capturing and capitalizing on available information throughout the automotive product life cycle. This session will explore artificial intelligence, robotics, enterprise solutions, big data, emerging processes, and automation technologies and processes as they related to the ever-changing automotive factory floor.

Volunteers must have at least two (2) years of experience, and/or formal education/training, in advanced manufacturing technologies/methodologies (i.e. artificial intelligence, robotics, enterprise solutions, big data, emerging processes, and automation).


Advanced (15+ years in industry)
Automotive Sector
Mid (6-14 years in industry)

Volunteers Needed:

7 (2 open slots)

Experience Required:

4 - 6 Years Industry Experience


Nicole Iorfido
SAE International