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Executive Leadership
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Commercial, Software-Defined Vehicles

COMVEC™ returns to Schaumburg, IL, in 2024 for 3 FULL DAYS!

We are in the fast lane, driving toward a software-defined future. The commercial vehicle industry must come together to exchange ideas, get up to date on research and technology, and tackle challenges — so the world can continue to depend on us.

SAE International’s COMVEC™ is the leading forum where global experts in the on-highway, off-highway and defense sectors collaborate in a neutral environment to find advanced solutions that will keep CV reliable, sustainable and efficient. The forum will also cover ever-evolving standards to help everyone stay ahead of new regulations.

Bigger and Better in 2024

Don't leave early! The 2024 technical program will be extended through the end of Thursday, September 12. This year’s executive tracks include:

  • Software Defined Machines
  • Future Powertrain/Propulsion Challenges
  • Solutions for Migration to Autonomy

In addition, there will be additional programming around Defense. You won’t want to miss all the latest commercial vehicles will be displayed on-site, including the new SuperTruck 3. Be sure to add these special events to your agenda:

  • Mini Baja Competition
  • Powertrain Research Panel
  • Top Golf for Young and Emerging Professionals
  • And more!
Jill Sanchez networking at COMVEC 2023


Meet the

Ismail Dagli

Head of Autonomous Mobility and Commercial Vehicles, Continental

Presentation | Revolutionizing Commercial Vehicles: The Journey Towards Safer and Autonomous Roads

Don Burnette

Founder & CEO of Kodiak Robotics

Presentation | Navigating the Road to Commercially-Viable Autonomous Vehicles

General (R) Gustave F. Perna

Retired United States Army Four-Star General

Presentation | Importance of the Strategic Support Area

Meet The 2024

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Executive Chair

Dr. Georg Fässler

Vice President, Commercial & Special Vehicles, Continental Automotive


The People of COMVEC

Engineers – Hundreds of commercial vehicle engineers gather at COMVEC to stay ahead of the curve on trends, technology, standards, and regulations. The biggest companies in the industry are represented each year as part of the technical program and showcased through the cutting-edge exhibit hall.

Executives – The leaders in commercial vehicles attend COMVEC for insights and inspiration and to exchange ideas that will move the industry forward. The technical program is developed by a council of industry executives who know what topics are on your mind.

Emerging Professionals – With dedicated networking and special events for young and emerging professionals, COMVEC is the place to be to build your career and shape the future of the industry — and commercial vehicle professionals who are under 35 and have less than 10 years of work experience get a reduced rate!

Manufacturers & Suppliers – OEMs and suppliers need to actively prepare for the industry transition toward green transport. At COMVEC, they can get the latest information and find collaboration opportunities with each other, government representatives, engineers, and researchers.

People of comvec meeting

Event Venue

Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center
1151 N Thoreau Drive N Schaumburg, IL 60173


Hotel & Travel Information

There are limited spots available at the hotel where the conference will be held. Book early if you want to be on-site!

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