Thursday, April 16
Networking Night
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Bar Louie
44375 W. 12 Mile Rd., Novi

Appetizers sponsored by The Timken Company

SAE members and guests will meet to discuss current social and business topics with fellow executive-minded professionals. Bring a few colleagues and make new connections. There is no cost for admission, but everyone is responsible for their own tab. Registration is not required.

Please note, alcoholic beverages are neither supplied nor purchased by SAE Detroit Section. SAE advises attendees to drink responsibly and exercise good judgment at SAE events.

Social Event
Wednesday, April 22
Honda Vehicle Event: The All-New Acura NSX
5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Cobo Center
Grand Riverview Ballroom B
1 Washington Blvd., Detroit
(held during SAE 2015 World Congress & Exhibition)

Agenda
5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Social Hour sponsored by Brembo North America, Inc.
6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Dinner
7:30 - 8:30 p.m. Presentation

SAE members and guests will have a chance to join media and learn about the all-new Acura NSX directly from its development engineers. New product details and technology stories will be shared exclusively with those in attendance and an exciting development asset will be shared.

Featured Speaker
Ted A. Klaus, Chief Engineer, Acura NSX Global Development Leader, Honda R&D Americas, Inc.
(Other development team members to be determined)

Click here for flyer.

Important Note: Registration will close Friday, April 17 at 4:00 p.m. (or when sold out).
There will be no onsite ticket sales and no refunds after April 15.
Vehicle Event
Tuesday, June 2
Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon Vehicle Event
5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
San Marino Club
1685 E. Big Beaver Road, Troy

Agenda
5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Social Hour sponsored by NYX Inc.
6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Dinner
7:30 - 8:30 p.m. Presentation

SAE members and guests will have the opportunity to view the Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon and hear a presentation from key members of the General Motors Team surrounding the development of the vehicles.

More details to follow.

Important Note: Registration will close Friday, May 29 at 4:00 p.m. (or when sold out).
There will be no onsite ticket sales and no refunds after May 26.
Vehicle Event
Saturday, June 6
Young Automotive Professionals Conference (YAPC)
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
FCA US LLC Chelsea Proving Grounds, 3700 S MI State Road 52, Chelsea

Hosted by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles LLC

The conference is a great opportunity to network with young professionals in the automotive industry and is open to anyone 18 years and older (Ride & Drive requires valid driver’s license). The event will include prominent industry leaders in a panel discussion and Q&A on the topic “So You Think You Can Drive – Driver Assistance Technology.” The afternoon highlight will be a Ride & Drive event featuring some of FCA’s most exciting vehicles on various courses.

Agenda
8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Registration/Continental Breakfast
9:30 - 10:00 a.m. FCA Keynote Speaker - TBA
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Panel Discussion and Q&A
12:00 - 12:30 p.m. Networking Lunch
12:30 - 4:00 p.m. Ride & Drive


Important Note:  Registration closes June 3 at 4:00 p.m. (or when sold out). There will be no onsite ticket sales or refunds after May 29.

Speakers and vehicles are subject to change.

Sponsorship details


 
Young Professionals
Thursday, June 18
Networking Night
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Oak City Grille
212 W. 6th St., Royal Oak

SAE members and guests will meet to discuss current social and business topics with fellow executive-minded professionals. Bring a few colleagues and make new connections. There is no cost for admission, but everyone is responsible for their own tab.

Click here for sponsorship details.

Please note, alcoholic beverages are neither supplied nor purchased by SAE Detroit Section. SAE advises attendees to drink responsibly and exercise good judgment at SAE events.
Networking Night
Friday, July 31
Golf Outing
8:00 a.m. Shotgun Start
Fox Hills Golf and Banquet Center
8768 North Territorial Rd., Plymouth

The day will begin at 7:00 a.m. with a networking breakfast followed by an 8:00 a.m. 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.

Note: The Golden Fox course is limited and assignments will be allocated on a first-come basis giving sponsors first preference.

Register by Friday, June 19 to receive discount.

Registration form
Fox Hills website

 
Jul 31

Golf Outing

Golf Outing
Thursday, August 13
Car Show & Networking Night Event
5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Como’s
22812 Woodward Ave., Ferndale

As people rev up for the Woodward Dream Cruise, Como’s is a prime location at 9 Mile and Woodward for a sneak peek of what’s to come. We encourage you to bring the whole family and check out some really cool cars while networking with other SAE members. This will be a private event on Como's patio for SAE members and guests to enjoy. Pizza and soft drinks will be provided and a cash bar will be available for alcoholic beverages.

The Car Show will take place in a reserved parking lot right behind Como’s. There will be two categories: Classic Cars (25 years or older) and Custom Cars. To add some excitement to the night, guests will have an opportunity to vote for their favorite car until 7:30 p.m. The winner from each category will receive a trophy (and bragging rights).

More details to follow.
Social Event
Thursday, September 10
2015 Ford Edge Vehicle Event
5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Ford Conference & Event Center
1151 Village Rd., Dearborn

Agenda
5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Social Hour
6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Dinner
7:30 - 8:30 p.m. Presentation

SAE members and guests will have the opportunity to view the 2015 Ford Edge and hear a presentation from key members of the Ford Team.

More details to follow.

Important Note: Registration will close Tuesday, September 8 at 4:00 p.m. (or when sold out). 
There will be no onsite ticket sales and no refunds after September 3.
Vehicle Event
Tuesday, November 17
Nissan (TBA) Vehicle Event
5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Burton Manor
27777 Schoolcraft Road, Livonia

Agenda
5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Social Hour
6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Dinner
7:30 - 8:30 p.m. Presentation


SAE members and guests will have the opportunity to hear a presentation from key members of the Nissan Team surrounding the development of the vehicle.

More details to follow.

Important Note: Registration will close Friday, November 13 at 4:00 p.m. (or when sold out). There will be no onsite ticket sales and no refunds after November 10.  
Vehicle Event