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SAE International’s COMVEC ™ hosting the commercial vehicle industry face-to-face and online

The event will focus on the future of energy, sustainability and commercial vehicle transportation

SAE International today announced that COMVEC ™ 2021 will be held directly in Rosemont, Illinois, and in effect on September 14-16, 2021. The face-to-face part of the event convenes participants and gives them the opportunity to discuss important topics. The commercial vehicle industry is facing the future of energy, sustainability and commercial vehicle transportation.

Frank Bokulich, Engineering Event Manager at SAE International, said: .. “We also offer the opportunity to meet experts who drive research and innovation in new powertrain options, self-driving cars, brakes, platooning and more.”

COMVEC 2021 is a gathering place for engineering professionals around the world seeking new energy balance and transportation solutions across the highway, agriculture, construction, industry, military and mining sectors. Direct participants will be able to meet industry leaders introducing new technologies that advance commercial vehicles and participate in four keynotes and 28 technical sessions and panel discussions.

SAE is proud to announce that the COMVEC 2021 Keynote Speaker will include:

Deanna Kovar, Vice President of Production and Precision Agriculture Production Systems at Deere & Company. Kovar leads a global team of experts focused on unleashing the value of the agricultural industry through equipment and technology solutions.
Philip Stephenson, General Manager of PACCAR Technical Center. Dr. Stephenson leads a team responsible for product verification of Peterbilt and Kenworth trucks, and development, calibration testing, and customer support for PACCAR powertrains for North America.
Michael Belube, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Transport, Department of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, US Department of Energy. Berube has over 25 years of experience in the automotive industry, with a particular focus on environmental compliance, energy and safety policies, product development and marketing.
Chris Atkinson, Sc.D. , Director of the Smart Mobility Initiative, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Aerospace Engineering at Ohio State University. Prior to working in Ohio, he was Program Director at the US Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy.
Those attending the event online will be able to attend the keynote livestream, attend technical sessions, attend chat rooms, and network directly with government, academia, and R & D technical leaders during designated online networking events. You will have the same experience as the people you meet. In addition, online participants can play presentations and access technical treatises after the event.

To register for a COMVEC event, please visit

For more information on the program, please visit

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About SAE International
SAE International is a global association dedicated to promoting mobility knowledge and solutions for the benefit of humanity. By hiring nearly 200,000 engineers, technical professionals and volunteers, we connect and educate mobility professionals to create safe, clean and accessible mobility solutions. We act on two priorities. Encourage mobility engineering professionals to learn lifelong and set industry engineering standards. We aim for a better world through the work of the philanthropic SAE Foundation, including award-winning programs such as AWorld InMotion® and Collegiate Design Series ™. For more information, please visit

SAE International’s COMVEC ™ hosting the commercial vehicle industry face-to-face and online SAE International’s COMVEC ™ hosting the commercial vehicle industry face-to-face and online

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