Thursday, February 11
2016 Chevrolet Volt Vehicle Event
5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
San Marino Club
1685 E. Big Beaver Rd., Troy

Agenda
5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Social Hour sponsored by LG Chem
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 General Motors Team surrounding the development of the Chevrolet Volt.

Speakers
Andrew Farah, Vehicle Chief Engineer, 2016 Chevrolet Volt, General Motors
Kathy Beslic, Advertising and Marketing Manager for Chevrolet Electrified Vehicles, General Motors

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Important Note: Registration will close Tuesday, February 9 at 4:00 p.m. (or when sold out).
There will be no onsite ticket sales and no refunds after February 4.

For more information, email Julie Beattie or call (248) 324-4445 ext. 1.
Vehicle Event
Thursday, February 18
Networking Night
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Maggiano's Little Italy
2089 W. Big Beaver Rd., Troy

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.

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
Tuesday, February 23
GM Heritage Center Tour
8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
6400 Center Drive, Sterling Heights

Back by popular demand, SAE Detroit Section has arranged this exclusive tour, which normally is only open to GM employees, analysts and the media. The GM Heritage Center is not just a museum, but a cross between the ultimate automotive enthusiast's garage and a living repository of automotive history.

Over 150 vehicle exhibits and historical memorabilia representing 10 decades are represented and showcase a wide range of GM design, technology, and innovation. Guests will have the opportunity to see past and current concept vehicles, muscle cars, as well as historically significant vehicles form various eras. The center is always changing with vehicle exhibits being constantly freshened.

This is a great opportunity for SAE members to mentor a young professional, take advantage of the landscape, and experience the history.

The tour is limited to SAE members and their guests. Pre-registration is required. For more information, email Roxanne Loeffler or call (248) 324-4445 ext. 3.

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Sponsorship details
GM Heritage Center website 

Important Note: Registration closes at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, February 19. There will be no refunds after Tuesday, February 16.

Tour
Tuesday, March 8
2017 Ford Super Duty 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 sponsored by Magna International Inc.
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 Ford Team surrounding the development of the 2017 Ford Super Duty.

Speakers
Raj Nair, Executive Vice President and Chief Technical Officer, Product Development, Ford Motor Company
Craig Schmatz, Chief Engineer, Ford F-Series Super Duty, Ford Motor Company
Dennis Slevin, Vehicle Engineering Manager, Ford F-Series Super Duty, Ford Motor Company

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Important Note: Registration will close Friday, March 4 at 4:00 p.m. (or when sold out).
There will be no onsite ticket sales and no refunds after March 1.

For more information, email Julie Beattie or call (248) 324-4445 ext. 1.
Vehicle Event
Wednesday, April 13
All-New 2016 Prius Vehicle Event
5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Cobo Center
Grand Riverview Ballroom B
1 Washington Blvd., Detroit
(Held during SAE 2016 World Congress & Exhibition)

Agenda
5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Social Hour sponsored by DENSO International America, Inc.
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 Toyota Team surrounding the development of the all-new 2016 Prius.

Important Note: Registration will close Friday, April 8 at 4:00 p.m. (or when sold out).
There will be no onsite ticket sales and no refunds after April 6.

For more information, email Julie Beattie or call (248) 324-4445 ext. 1.
Vehicle Event
Thursday, April 21
Networking Night
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Bar Louie
Twelve Mile Crossing at Fountain Walk, 44375 W. 12 Mile Rd. G-152, Novi

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.

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
Wednesday, April 27
Kart 2 Kart Racing Challenge
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Kart 2 Kart
42705 Van Dyke, Sterling Heights

Guests will have the opportunity to test their racing skills in Kart 2 Kart's high performance racing karts while meeting and networking with fellow SAE members and guests.

Kart 2 Kart's 1/5 mile race track includes a long 200 foot straightaway and six varying corners to the thrill of high speeds and g-forces. The track itself is a textured concrete to aid in the amount of available grip which can bring up to 1.5 g's in the corners. Participants compete against up to nine other racers and are timed with Kart 2 Kart's Club Speed timing. All races are computer monitored to provide detailed results that are broken down by lap.

Pizza and registration will be from 6:00-6:30 p.m. and races will start promptly at 6:30 p.m. The cost includes pizza, non-alcoholic beverages, two races, and a third race for the top drivers.

Sponsorship Form
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Important Note: No refunds will be issued after Wednesday, April 20.

Alcoholic beverages are neither supplied nor purchased by SAE Detroit Section. The Section advises attendees to drink responsibly and exercise good judgment at events.

Social Event
Tuesday, May 17
2016 Chevrolet Camaro 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
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 General Motors Team surrounding the development of the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro.

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

For more information, email Julie Beattie or call (248) 324-4445 ext. 1.
Vehicle Event
Wednesday, June 8
2017 Chrysler Pacifica Vehicle Event
5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
San Marino Club
1685 E. Big Beaver Rd., Troy

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 FCA Team surrounding the development of the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica.

Important Note: Registration will close Monday, June 6 at 4:00 p.m. (or when sold out). 
There will be no onsite ticket sales and no refunds after June 1.

For more information, email Julie Beattie or call (248) 324-4445 ext. 1.
Vehicle Event
Thursday, June 16
Networking Night
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Avery's Tavern
2086 Crooks Road, Rochester Hills

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.

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 29
Golf Outing
7:00 a.m. Registration/Breakfast
8:00 a.m. Shotgun Start
Fox Hills Golf and Banquet Center
8768 North Territorial Rd., Plymouth

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 golf outing is open to members and non-members. The event and the Fox Hills course sells out quickly so make sure you register early. Each foursome leader will be notified by email approximately one week prior to the event with hole assignments and registration details.

Additional registration and sponsorship information

* Register by June 17 to receive discount!

For more information, email Roxanne Loeffler or call (248) 324-4445 ext. 3.  
Jul 29

Golf Outing

Golf Outing
Thursday, September 8
2017 Lincoln Continental 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 hear a presentation from key members of the Ford Team surrounding the development of the 2017 Lincoln Continental.

Important Note: Registration will close Tuesday, September 6 at 4:00 p.m. (or when sold out).
There will be no onsite ticket sales and no refunds after September 1.

For more information, email Julie Beattie or call (248) 324-4445 ext. 1.
Vehicle Event