Virtual Car Show
Thursday, August 13
12:00 - 7:00 p.m. EDT
(Event is complimentary)

2020 has brought new opportunities and showing off your classic vehicle from the comfort of your home is one of them. Through this virtual event we encourage you to join us in sharing pictures and videos of your vehicle for others to admire.

Use the time of the event like you would in-person and converse in SAE's Member Connection about the fun facts or questions you have on the vehicle.

How to vote: A video link showcasing the vehicles and a Doodle Poll will be activated on August 13  between 12:00 - 7:00 p.m. To cast your vote, please click on the Doodle Poll and select your favorite vehicle. Voting is open to members and non-members. The winner will be announced on Friday, August 14 in Member Connection and on our social media platforms.

Click here to register vehicle.

Important Note: Vehicle registration is for SAE members only and will close August 7.

For more information, email Stephanie White or call (248) 324-4445 ext. 6.

Virtual Event
Munro Live - Exclusive Q&A with Sandy Munro
Wednesday, August 19
2:00 - 3:30 p.m. EDT
(Event is complimentary)

Submit questions by August 13

Join Sandy Munro, CEO of Munro & Associates for an exclusive Q&A discussion for SAE Detroit Section members.

Munro & Associates has saved companies billions of dollars spanning the gamut of manufacturing industries from aerospace, defense, automotive, marine, medical, heavy industries, MTDM, consumer electronics, and more. Munro & Associates has their own YouTube Channel, Munro Live, featuring Sandy himself.

Munro Live offers an in depth look at the teardown of the most popular vehicles on the market today such as the Tesla Model Y and the Tesla Cybertruck. Pick Sandy’s brain by submitting questions on the teardown of the vehicles or for information and facts about Munro & Associates. Questions will be limited to 50 participants.

Click here to submit your questions by August 13.

Important Note: You must be an SAE member to submit a question. Click on Munro Live at 2:00 p.m. on August 19 to view the discussion. The recording will be posted on our website after event.

For more information, email Stephanie White or call (248) 324-4445 ext. 6.

Virtual Event
Faurecia Occupant Wellness Q&A Virtual Event
Wednesday, August 26
9:00 - 9:30 a.m. EDT
(Event is complimentary)

Join us for a candid conversation with Chad Durkee, Seating Innovation North America at Faurecia about how COVID-19 is changing Faurecia’s look at interiors. Marc LeDuc, Senior Technology Development Specialist at SAE International will moderate this conversation regarding some of the challenges pivoting to this new normal.

Important Note: No registration needed. Click here at 9:00 a.m. EDT on August 26 to view the discussion. The recording will be posted on our website after the event.

For more information, email Roxanne Loeffler or call (248) 324-4445 ext. 3.

Virtual Event
Golf Outing
Friday, September 25
7:00 a.m. Registration/Breakfast
8:00 a.m. Shotgun Start
Fox Hills Golf & Banquet Center
8768 North Territorial Rd., Plymouth

Event canceled

Help fund the SAE Detroit Section Scholarship and STEM Programs

The day will begin with a networking breakfast followed by a shotgun start (scramble format) and end with a sit-down dinner. Fox Hills is proud to be a Certified Audubon Sanctuary golf course providing the best in course conditions while being dedicated to the care and preservation of the environment.

The jewel of Fox Hills is the Golden Fox, an upscale links-style 18-hole championship course, designed by Arthur Hills. Reminiscent of the great Scottish seaside courses, it features prairie grasses, wetlands, steep bunkers, and large gently-undulating bent-grass greens.

The golf outing is open to SAE members and non-members. Each foursome leader will be notified by email approximately one week prior to the event with hole assignments and registration details. Space is limited.

Golf fees include a golf cart, complete event scoring, hot breakfast, lunch on the turn, dinner, awards, and non-alcoholic beverages (cash bar for alcoholic beverages).

Individual - $175 ($200 after August 3)
Foursome - $600 ($800 after August 3)
*Hole Sponsor - $800 ($1,000 after August 3)

Sponsorship Opportunities:

Gold Sponsor $2,500
- Four foursomes
- Lawn sign with company logo
- Company logo on print material
- Sponsor sign
- 10x10 onsite display space
- Two full-page ads in online Supercharger publication

Silver Sponsor $2,000
- Three foursomes
- Lawn sign with company logo
- Company logo on print material
- Sponsor sign
- Full-page ad in online Supercharger publication

Bronze Sponsor $1,500
- Two foursomes
- Lawn sign with company logo
- Company logo on print material
- Sponsor sign
- Full-page ad in online Supercharger publication

*Hole Sponsor $800 ($1,000 after August 3)
- One foursome
- Lawn sign with company logo
- Company logo on print material

Sponsorship Terms and Conditions

Important Note: Registration will close September 10 (or when sold out). No onsite registration or refunds after September 14. Times are subject to change due to speed of golf. Please note, alcoholic beverages are neither supplied nor purchased by SAE Detroit Section. SAE advises attendees to drink responsibly and exercise good judgement at SAE events.

For more information, email Roxanne Loeffler or call (248) 324-4445 ext. 3.

Golf Outing
2020 GAMIC Winners Virtual Event
Tuesday, September 29
 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. EDT
(Event is complimentary)

The Global Automotive & Mobility Innovation Challenge (GAMIC) originated in 2008 via the SAE Detroit Section. Typically, the finals are held at SAE International's WCX World Congress Experience, however, due to the pandemic, they were held virtually this year with 12 finalists from over 80 applications worldwide. The GAMIC winners share more than $300,000 in-kind commercialization services and cash, focused on facilitating introductions to top North American decision-makers and influencers. SAE Detroit Section is pleased to offer the presentations of these top-class winners.

The 2020 winners will be presenting information such as development of early-warning technology to predict battery failure and potential fire and explosion hazard in EV lithium-ion battery modules, a platform to simplify AI workflow management for perception-heavy applications, a smart AI software to observe, predict, and classify pedestrian behavior for autonomous vehicle performance and safety, as well as a unique and robust composite structure to reduce vehicle weight and maximize crash-force energy dissipation.

Fabian Koark, American Manager, INVENSITY Inc.

Hossain Fahad, Founder, Serinus Labs
Yaser Khaligh, Founder, Caliber Data Labs
Assam Alzookery, Founder, INTVO
James Lancaster, Founder, Tesseract Structural Innovations

Click here to register.

For more information, email Stephanie White or call (248) 324-4445 ext. 6.

Sep 29

GAMIC Winners

Virtual Event
The Parade Company Detroit Studio Tour
Thursday, November 5
8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
9500 Mt. Elliott, Studio A, Detroit

Registration closes November 2

This tour will allow SAE members and their guests to learn more about the Parade's fascinating history, explore the 200,000 square-foot story land of floats and see how the award-winning artisans bring them to life.

Take a journey through the unique creative kingdom, marvel at the world's largest collection of papier-mâché heads that resemble local icons and famous characters. The Parade Company costume shop warehouses over 3,000 costumes. Designed and created in our Detroit studio these costumes make a colorful array of characters come to life.

Don't miss out on this magical ParadeLand experience, that provides an exclusive behind the scenes look of America's Thanksgiving Parade®. It's fun for all ages!

8:30 - 9:00 a.m.    Check in
9:00 - 10:00 a.m.  Tour


Important Note: Tour is limited to SAE members and their guests. Registration will close on November 2. No on-site registrations or refunds after October 29.

For more information, email Stephanie White or call (248) 324-4445 ext. 6.