January 16-17, 2019


We are excited to invite you to our next great event:  SAE’s Connected and Automated Vehicle Conference Israel.


Automotive innovations are being developed in Israel at a faster rate than most other regions of the world.  With over 600 companies focusing on automotive technologies, many of them in cybersecurity, Israel has become a major hub for automotive innovation. Israel is ranked third (after the US and China) in terms of the number of mobility technology companies and disclosed investments, outperforming India, Germany, Japan and South Korea in terms of innovation momentum.


SAE International, the world’s largest association of automotive and aerospace engineers, is announcing its inaugural conference in Israel. A joint effort of Tel Aviv University’s Shlomo Shmeltzer Institute for Smart Transportation, Logtel and Spotam, SAE will hold a 2-day conference on January 16-17, 2019.


The 2-day conference will feature keynote speakers from Israel and abroad and is expected to attract over 500 attendees representing academia, engineering, and entrepreneurs. Dozens of technical presentations will cover a broad range of automotive technology and mobility topics, including automated driving, vision systems, active safety, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, and smart mobility.


In addition to technical presentations and panel discussions, the conference will include main plenary sessions, a company exhibit area, a startup zone and live demonstrations.

Mark your calendar for January 16-17 now to save the date!


  • Academic researchers and students actively involved in research and development of advanced automotive and mobility technologies
  • Corporate executives of companies involved in developing or selling automotive technologies and business solutions
  • R&D engineers involved in developing the next generation of hardware, software and cybersecurity solutions for the automotive industry
  • Car and truck dealership management, technology and service personnel preparing for changes brought by emerging automotive technologies
  • Individuals looking to make connections with the best companies and individuals in the automotive technology space in Israel
  • Anyone who is interested in learning about the future of automotive and mobility


Early bird 30% discount

Regular price


Until November 30



Click on the price to Register and Pay in ILS

ILS 770

ILS 1,100

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The SAE Connected and Automated Vehicles Conference 2019 will bring together academics, experts, researchers, engineers, entrepreneurs and industry professionals from around the world to discuss and exchange ideas on recent developments, current research challenges and future directions of automotive technology and related topics, including automated driving, vision systems, active safety, cybersecurity and smart mobility. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

ADAS & Active Safety Systems. Topics include active safety systems, ADAS, and related human factors such as driver behavior, fatigue detection and health monitoring.

Automated Driving & AI. Topics include artificial intelligence applications, automated driving, and testing and simulation of automated vehicles.

Connected Vehicles. Topics include vehicle telematics, infotainment and in-vehicle applications.

Cybersecurity. Session topics will include automotive cybersecurity and resiliency, data privacy and ownership, and related topics.

Mobility & ITS. This session focuses on smart mobility, including intelligent transportation, traffic modeling and optimization, demand-responsive public transit, ride-sharing models and on-demand mobility.

V2X. This session will include a broad range of V2X, V2V and V2I communication topics, including system architectures, communication systems and antennas.

Vehicle Design. This session covers a broad range of vehicle electronics and software topics, including in-vehicle network architecture, electronics, software, model-based design, over-the-air software update, and other vehicle architecture and design-related topics.

Benefits of Publishing a Paper with SAE:

Get published by SAE, a global 128,000-member strong professional organization

Expand your professional experience and influence by demonstrating knowledge and expertise to mobility practitioners throughout the world.

Connect with mobility industry experts and influencers

Take an active role in developing mobility technology and business models and help shape the future of mobility.

Your technical paper could be selected for SAE Journals—collecting our best technical papers in online and print issues throughout the year, increasing eligibility of inclusion into scientific indexes

Receive a complimentary event registration

Key dates:

Portal for submission of abstracts opens: September 16, 2018


Abstract submission period: September 16 – November 15, 2018


Review-ready manuscripts due to session organizers: November 18, 2018


Final Manuscripts and copyright assignment due to SAE: January 4, 2019



  • I am not sure which track my paper should be submitted to.

    Go ahead and submit your proposal to the session that seems the closets, even if it is not a perfect match. The organizers will work with you to place your presentation in the appropriate session.

  • What if I only want to give a presentation and not publish a paper?

    You still need to go through the abstract submission process and identify your proposal as ‘oral only’

  • Is there a fee to attend and present at the conference?

    If your paper is accepted, your admission fee will be waived.

  • What is the conference’s language?

    All presentations will be given in English.

  • I’d like to give a presentation on a topic not listed. Will my proposal be accepted?

    We welcome any topic so long as it addresses a connected or automated vehicle. Presentations can discuss technology innovation and applications as well as innovative business models leveraging connectivity and autonomous operation.

  • How long is each presentation?

    Plan to present for 25 minutes and allow 10 minutes for audience questions.

  • How does the approval process work? How long does it take?

    Your abstract submission will be reviewed and approved by one of the conference organizers. This usually takes just a couple of days. Your manuscript draft will be reviewed by subject matter experts from SAE’s volunteer pool. This may take some time, but you will get their comments and suggestions in time to complete and submit the final manuscript.

  • Can I talk to someone?

    Of course.  Here are your contacts for the conference

    SAE  - Nori Fought Nori.Fought@sae.org

    Shlomo Shmeltzer Institute - Dr. Ilit Oppenheim, ilito@tauex.tau.ac.il

    Logtel & Spotam - Israel Ronn israel@logtel.com



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