Rashmi madam

Mrs. Rashmi Urdhwareshe

Director-ARAI
Chairperson – SIAT 2019
Advisory Committee

Symposium on International Automotive Technology (SIAT), widely acclaimed by global automotive fraternity, is a benchmark biennial international event,organized by ARAI, that serves as a forum for exchange of ideas & brainstorming for the automotive industry, with participation of eminent worldwide experts in various automobile arenas.

I am delighted to announce forthcoming edition of SIAT, viz. SIAT 2019, the 16th in the series, being organized by ARAI, in association with SAEINDIA, NATRiP and SAE International (USA), at Pune(India), from 16–18 January 2019.

Theme of SIAT 2019 is “Empowering Mobility - The Safe & Intelligent Way”.

Hitherto, all earlier SIAT events were held at ARAI, Pune. However, SIAT 2019 & SIAT EXPO 2019 would be held at a fresh scenic location, viz. Oxford Golf Resort - Hill Top, Mumbai Bangalore Highway, Bavdhan, Pune 411 045, finalised with due consideration on calibre & status of SIAT and also with due emphasis on ambience, central location, accessibility, ample space, etc.

SIAT 2019 will focus on recent advances in various automotive areas, such as Safety, Emissions, Engines, Noise, Electric Mobility, Electronics, Intelligent Transportation, Vehicle Dynamics, Materials, Alternate Fuels and Simulation & Modelling. It will also bring to fore innovative ideas and solutions in automotive technologies to meet future challenges.

During this Symposium, over 200 technical papers, including 40 keynotes, on various subjects will be presented by renowned experts. Apart from Symposium proceedings, Technical Reference Bulletin, containing technical articles, case studies and product information, will be published.

SIAT EXPO 2019, which is being concurrently organized, would offer an appropriate platform for spectrum of worldwide companies to showcase their products/technologies/innovations/services through various stalls.

I have great pleasure in bringing out this Second Announcement of SIAT 2019, inviting professionals, engineers and academicians to present their work in the field of automotive technology. Advisory Committee looks forward to support of entire automotive community, as in the past. I sincerely thank you for your continued patronage.