SAE International's 10th Power Systems Conference to Focus on Energy Optimized Aircraft

WARRENDALE, Pa., Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SAE International's 10th biennial "Power Systems Conference" will highlight technology in transition in military and commercial aerospace, and other military power system applications.

The conference will be held Oct. 30-Nov. 1, 2012, in Phoenix, AZ. Technical sessions, lively panel discussions, and keynote presentations will be the highlight of this premier event that is essential for engineers, scientists, designers, program managers, as well as government and research personnel.

Keynote speakers for the event include:

  • Bob Witwer, Vice President of Advanced Technology, Honeywell Aerospace
  • Don Winter, Vice President of Flight & Systems Technologies, The Boeing Company
  • Thomas Blakely, Vice President and F-35 Chief Engineer, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company
  • Chris Hernandez, Chief Technology Officer, Vice President, Technology Development, Advanced Programs and Technology, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems

The SAE Power Systems Conference will be co-located with the "SAE 2012 Aerospace Electronics and Avionics Systems Conference," and the "SAE 2012 Counterfeit Parts Avoidance Symposium."

SAE International is a global association of more than 133,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries. SAE International's core competencies are life-long learning and voluntary consensus standards development. SAE International's charitable arm is the SAE Foundation, which supports many programs, including A World In Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series™.

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Contact: Shawn Andreassi of SAE International, 1-724-772-8522 or

SOURCE SAE International