SAE-A offers a wide range of exciting and informative events, like social networking in a technical environment, conferences, awards, formal training and more. All SAE-A events are geared towards engineering professionals and young engineers; aiming to develop careers, share information and connect industries.

    • 06 Oct 2017
    • 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • South Western Sydney TAFE NSW, The Horsley Drive, Wetherill Park NSW 2164


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    Conference Prospectus and Agenda Here

    More information on Tafe NSW here

    CONTENT:

    The conference will cover the following;

    • Solutions for getting in and out of the vehicle in all mobility scenarios
    • Solutions for being both a passenger and driver in the vehicle for all mobility scenarios
    • Solutions scenario case studies with real life examples
    • Insight into how these modifications are carried out and dealt with internationally
    • What the testing process is for these solutions and the testing required by law
    • The relevant Australian standards and international standards that would apply to such solutions
    • Vehicle safety for all the above solutions

    PRESENTED BY:

    The conference will be broken up into smaller group sessions throughout the day, all attendees will have the opportunity to attend every session. Each session will be presented by a representative from one of our international suppliers.

    There will be presentations by representatives from the following organisations;

    • Autoadapt – Sweden
    • Bruno Independent Living Aids – USA
    • Kivi Mobility Freedom – Italy
    • Autolift – Italy
    • Tripod Mobility – The Netherlands
    • Fat Dual Controls – The Netherlands
    • Ali Akbarian from Mobility Engineering
    • Amin Akbarian from Mobility Engineering
    • Guest speakers to be announced

    BENEFIT TO ATTENDEES:

    We hold this conference in the hope to bring together all of the industry partners and leaders, to develop open communication channels between all stakeholders and to keep the industry continuously updated about vehicle mobility solutions. This is an opportunity to get an insight into our vehicle conversion facility, engage with our staff and leading international suppliers to talk about exciting new trends and products from overseas.

    This conference is an opportunity for all stakeholders of the mobility industry to learn and be aware of the solutions available for the above content outlined and to make sure everyone is travelling in the safest way possible.

    This event is open to all industry professionals who have an interest in mobility solutions including; Occupational Therapists, Government representatives, key decision makers, policy makers, suppliers and installers etc.

    STYLE OF PRESENTATION:

    The conference will start with an introduction to Mobility Engineering and our place in the industry. The conference will then move into workshop group sessions where there will be a presentation on the solutions available from that organisation as well as case studies and interactive activities.



    • 12 Oct 2017
    • 6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
    • The Park Melbourne, 36 Lakeside Drive, Albert Park, Melbourne VIC 3206


    Click here for more details on the dinner - or if you're interested in making a submission - click here

    The marquee gala awards dinner event for the mobility engineering industry returns in 2017 on October 12th at The Park Melbourne

    Keynote Speakers:
    Darren Morgan – Darren Morgan Racing (DMR) Top Fuel Drag Tea

    • What is required to go from 0 to 520km/h in 4.5 seconds? How do you generate the 10,000 horsepower required to do this?
    • The difference between winning and losing in Top Fuel Drag Racing is a team's ability to innovate. DMR has a proven winning record.

    David Brim – Tomcar 

    • Innovative business processes implemented to cater for the changing market in Australian manufacturing
    • Using the diverse automotive industry to your advantage.

    We understand that people don't want another boring, run of the mill awards ceremony, so we're going all out to make this year's dinner one of the most entertaining events on anyone's calendar (engineer or not).

    The night will recognise and award those who have submitted outstanding projects, while also keeping everyone involved with a light-hearted, fun approach, including:

    - Prizes/Giveaways;
    - Audience Polls/Interaction;
    - Panel Discussions;
    - Special Guest Speakers;
    - and more.

    The MEEA recognises excellence in mobility engineering across the following areas: product, design concept, process, service and research areas. 

    This is a great opportunity for individuals or companies from Australian engineering sectors to connect with other members of industry and experience the latest developments in the field.

    Dinner RSVP closes 3rd October, 2017

    • 12 Oct 2017
    • 6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
    • The Park Melbourne, 36 Lakeside Drive, Albert Park, Melbourne VIC 3206
    Registration is closed


    Limited time 20% savings on Gala Awards Dinner tickets - ends September 25, 2017!

    The marquee gala awards dinner event for the mobility engineering industry returns in 2017 on October 12th at The Park Melbourne

    We understand that people don't want another boring, run of the mill awards ceremony, so we're going all out to make this year's dinner one of the most entertaining events on anyone's calendar (engineer or not).

    The night will recognise and award those who have submitted outstanding projects, while also keeping everyone involved with a light-hearted, fun approach, including:

    - Prizes/Giveaways;
    - Audience Polls/Interaction;
    - Panel Discussions;
    - Special Guest Speakers;
    - and more.

    The MEEA recognises excellence in mobility engineering across the following areas: product, design concept, process, service and research areas. 

    This event will take submissions from undergraduates, postgraduates, young engineers and professional engineers. For more information on, download the MEEA Submission Information Package in the link below.  


    Professional and Young Engineer submissions close 1st September, 2017

    Post and Under Graduate submissions close 15th September, 2017

    This is a great opportunity for individuals or companies from Australian engineering sectors to connect with other members of industry and experience the latest developments in the field.

    Post and undergraduate students are especially encouraged to apply and attend the gala awards dinner.

    Offer ends 25th September, 2017

    • 25 Oct 2017
    • 5:45 PM - 9:00 PM
    • SAE-A Office, Unit 30/3 Westside Avenue, Port Melbourne, 3207
    • 21

    If you've ever wondered about the things you can and can't do when modifying your vehicle, and how to find out if they're legal or not, then this is the seminar is for you.

    It will provide you with the opportunity to get an insight into  the laws, rules, processes and standards that are applied to make your modified vehicle compliant with VicRoads standards. 

    Presented by Engineers with endorsements in the Vehicle Assessment Signatory Scheme (VASS), this seminar appeals to all with an interest in modifying vehicles whether they're a hot rod, import, motorcycle or custom vehicle. 

    You will receive presentation slides and all relevant links prior to the seminar.

    Content Includes: 

    - Building  your  own  trailer.
    - Electric  vehicle  conversions.
    - 4WD mods.
    - Individually constructed vehicles (ICV).
    - Brakes, transmissions, engines and much more.

    Timeline:

    5:45pm - 6:00pm: Tea, coffee, registration and networking.
    6:00pm - 7:00pm: Presentation.
    7:00pm - 7:30pm: Supper served.
    7:30pm - 8:30pm: Presentation.
    8:30pm - 9:00pm: Opportunity for questions.


    • 07 Dec 2017
    • 7:00 AM
    • 10 Dec 2017
    • 6:00 PM
    • Calder Park Raceway, Calder Park 3037, Victoria, Australia



    REGISTRATION & PAYMENT PERIOD OPEN

    AUS/NZ TEAM PAYMENT PERIOD CLOSES: 21 JULY 2017

    INTERNATIONAL TEAM PAYMENT PERIOD CLOSES: 1 SEPTEMBER 2017

    Another year of exciting global student motorsport makes its way around the world and lands in Melbourne again this December, for the premier event in the Australasian Region, Formula SAE-A 2017.

    To qualify, you must be representing a University or TAFE, and have a team made up of students from that Institution.

    By registering you are not committing to making any payment, so feel free to register your team, and indicate the likelihood of your team attending in the form.

    In order to participate in the competition, you must make payment prior to your team's relevant payment period closure.

    For any enquiries, please contact SAE-A on (03) 9676 9568 or email greg@sae-a.com.au

    For more information download the 2017 Formula SAE-A Registration Information Package

To see the types of events we run at SAE-A, check out a list of our past events here


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VIC, Australia

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