Military Vehicle Conference Issues Call For Abstracts

SOUTHFIELD — If you have innovative ideas for military vehicles, here’s your chance to talk to the industry.

The 2015 Ground Vehicle Systems Engineering and Technology Symposium (GVSETS) and Advance Planning Briefing for Industry (APBI) has issued its annual call for abstracts.

The Michigan Chapter of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), in coordination with The Engineering Society of Detroit, is sponsoring the seventh annual event, to be held Aug. 4, 5 and 6 at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi.

The submission deadline is April 15.

Scientists and engineers from government, academia and industry are invited to submit abstracts for the event, dedicated to the engineering and technology of military ground vehicles.

To download a copy of the call for abstracts, click here. 

Exhibit opportunities are also available. For those interested in attending or reviewing available booth space, visit Information will be updated as speakers are confirmed, so check back often for additional details.

If you would like information regarding participating in a poster session, send an email to:

The main session on Aug. 4 will be devoted to invited guest speakers. The APBI will be conducted on Aug. 5, followed by submitted papers that will be presented in five parallel technical sessions on Aug. 6.

More than 1,000 participants are expected to attend this event and listen to high-level speakers discuss their respective plans and priorities.

The GVSETS & APBI Technical Program Committee will select those submissions to be presented in the Technical Sessions or published in the proceedings.

Abstracts should not exceed a maximum of two pages, and should describe the relevance and content of the proposed papers and how they support the mission of the U.S. Army and U.S. Marine Corps. All abstracts and papers should be unclassified and releasable to the public.

The five technical areas to be covered by the event are:
• Autonomous Ground Systems (AGS)
• Modeling and Simulation, Testing and Validation (MSTV)
• Power and Mobility (P&M)
• Systems Engineering (SE)
• Vehicle Electronics and Architecture (VEA)

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