Speakers and topics have been announced for the 23rd annual Advanced Engineering Technology Conference (AETC), which will showcase the theme: The Latest Advancements and Developments in Engine Performance Technology.
EngineLabs will be covering ATEC, which runs November 26-28 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, as part of our coverage of all the activities surrounding the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) show. As he has for the past 22 years, Harold Bettes will emcee the conference.
Speakers and topics for this year’s conference include:
- Mike Osterhaus of Melling Tool Company: How to design and optimize performance oil pumps and systems
- Tim Anderson of Racepak: Using track-based data acquisition to increase performance beyond the dyno
- Scott Diehl of Driven Racing Oil: Utilizing advanced base oil technology to enable performance oiling strategies
- Dr. Robert Prucka and Justin Callies of CU-ICAR: Simulation-based manifold design to improve engine performance
- Chris Brown of ARP: Explaining proper fastener strategy to maximize power and durability
- Brad Green of Mahle: Understanding pistons in a performance engine and how to optimize for power
- Billy Godbold of Comp Cams: How to increase performance beyond limits with cutting-edge valvetrain technology
- Bob Sturk of Federal Mogul: Engine bearing science applied to maximizing performance and durability
- Mark Cronquist of Joe Gibbs Racing Engines: Find extra hidden horsepower to build championship winning race engines
- Rod Sledge of King Engine Bearing: The science of making power through optimizing bearing lubrication, clearances and tolerances
AETC is limited to 350 attendees, who are eligible for $30,000 worth of prizes and giveaways sponsored by Motor State Distributing, Comp Cams, Circle Track, Total Seal, Engine Masters, Federal Mogul and more. AETC was started in 1989 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, then moved to Florida in 2005. The conference hosts engine builders, racers and engineers. For more information, visit AETC or call 866-893-2382.