AEC Annual Workshops

2020 AEC Annual Reliability Workshop: The Twenty-Second Annual Automotive Electronics Reliability Workshop will be held April 28 - 30, 2020 at the Sheraton Detroit Novi Hotel located in Novi, Michigan, USA. The Final 2020 AEC Workshop Agenda will be posted in early March 2020. Check back later for more information.

Please use the Registration Form to register for the event.

Key Workshop Dates:

Preliminary Call for Presentations                December 13, 2019

Abstract Submittal Deadline                         February 14, 2020

Presentation Selection & Final Agenda        February 26, 2020

Hotel Reservation Deadline                          April 6, 2020

Final Copy of Presentation Due                    April 14, 2020

Workshop Pre-Registration Closes               April 14, 2020

Workshop Begins                                          April 28, 2020


Workshop Call for Presentations:  2020 AEC Reliability Workshop - Call for Presentations (pdf).

There is NO REGISTRATION FEE to attend the workshop.  Travel and lodging fees are the responsibility of the participant.  Participants must register with the hotel before Monday, April 6, 2020 to ensure that the AEC Reliability Workshop block room rate is available.


The AEC negotiated a minimum hotel room commitment to minimize room rates and meeting expenses.  In order to remain a free Workshop event for attendees, the AEC must meet the sleeping room commitment.  Please use the Sheraton Detroit Novi Hotel when making your room reservation, and clearly state that you are attending the 2020 AEC Reliability Workshop.


Hotel Reservations:

Reserving a room at the hotel can be accomplished by accessing the hotel reservation website for the 2020 AEC Reliability Workshop at the following link and entering the requested information: Book Your Group Rate Room For The 2020 AEC Reliability Workshop


Reservations can also be made by phone at 248-349-4000 or 866-837-4180.  Be sure to request a room from the block reserved under the meeting "2020 Automotic Electronics Reliability Workshop".  The room rate for the block is $159 per night.  Room block rates will be accepted until the Monday, April 6, 2029 cut-off date.  Reservation requests received after 5:00 pm (EST) on Monday, April 6, 2020 will be accepted at the prevailing rate.


2019 European AEC Annual Reliability Workshop: The Second European Automotive Electronics Reliability Workshop was held October 15-16, 2019 at the Sheraton Munich Arabellapark Hotel located in Munich, Germany. Attendees representing automotive electronics Tier-1 user and Tier-2 supplier companies and European OEM companies attended this event. The Technical program included 18 submitted presentations on various topics impacting automotive electronics components. Similar to the US Workshop format, the European Workshop also included 7 Open Forum Panel Discussions where moderators and attendees shared discussion on the various AEC documents and proposed areas for future specification development and improvement.

2019 European AEC Reliability Workshop Presentations

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