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Gold Sponsor

CBM Hyundai Motors TMA

Silver Sponsors

CBM Royal EnfieldIOCLMercedes Benz

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Award Sponsor

Strategic Partner

Auto testing Expo

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ETAuto PIN 365 Autocar

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About SIAT

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 experts worldwide in various automotive areas. The automotive hub across the world will witness a biennial international event that has been staged since 1985.

SIAT serves as a forum for exchange of ideas and brainstorming for the automotive industry with participation of eminent experts worldwide in various automotive areas and is regarded as a premier automotive event worldwide.

17th edition of SIAT, viz. SIAT 2021, being organized by ARAI, in association with SAEINDIA and SAE International (USA), from 29th September – 1st October 2021 virtually. Hitherto, all earlier SIAT’s were held physically in Pune. However, in light of the ongoing disruption caused by the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19), the SIAT 2021 would now be held through digital platform.

The central theme of SIAT 2021 is “Redefining Mobility for the future”, in tune with the latest trends and futuristic mobility challenges in front of automotive community.

Eminent experts world over will present over 200 technical papers, including 40 keynotes, on various subjects in SIAT 2021. Apart from Symposium Proceedings, Technical Reference Bulletin, containing technical articles, case studies and product information will be published digitally. SIAT EXPO 2021, being concurrently organized, would offer an appropriate platform for spectrum of worldwide companies to showcase their products / technologies /innovations / services through various stalls. We have received excellent response from the automotive fraternity in respect of technical papers and keynotes.

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What to Expect


Digital Panel Discussions & Industry Presentations

Panel Discussions

Conversations and deliberations that are contagious


Network Digitally with industry leaders across the globe


Exhibit your products to delegates from across the world

SIAT Conference & Expo Programme Schedule

29 Sep Wednesday Inaugural & Technical Sessions with Live Expo
30 Sep Thursday Technical Sessions & Live Expo
01 Oct Friday Technical Sessions & Valedictory with Live Expo

Plenary Keynote Speakers


Keynote Speakers


Exposition of automotive technology/products as well as automotive testing, validation, tools, and engineering services are being organized concurrently

The exposition will attract automotive OEMs, suppliers, equipment manufacturers, CAD/CAM/CAE tool providers, technologists, engineering service providers, and test agencies, to showcase their products and service capabilities. This would be open to all automotive fraternity and interested individuals. This will be an excellent opportunity for the promotion of business, networking, and dissemination of information.


Active & Passive Safety

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS)

Advanced Powertrain Technology

Advanced Vehicle Dynamics

Agricultural Tractors

Alternative Fuels

Autonomous Vehicles

Automotive Lighting


Construction Equipment Vehicles


Emission Measurement & Control Technology

End of Life & Recycling

Harmonization of Regulations

Hydrogen fuel cell and Hydrogen I.C. Engine

Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)

Materials & Manufacturing

Noise, Vibration & Harshness (NVH)

Public Transportation Systems

Simulation & Modelling

Structural Reliability

Validation Technologies

Tyre Technology

Vehicular Electronics

Vehicular Systems

Who Should Attend

  • Engineers involved in R&D, Testing and Manufacturing of vehicles
  • Automotive Professionals
  • Research & Development Engineers
  • Engineering Faculty, students and PhD scholars
  • Certification and Homologation Engineers from OEMs
  • Representative from Ministries, RTO & other Govt. organisations
  • Members of professional bodies associated with Automotive Engineering.


  • Technical Presentation Feast
  • Knowledge transfer through keynote sessions delivered by industry experts
  • Panel Discussions from policy makers
  • Insight on technologies and trends that are shaping the future of mobility
  • Communicate with subject matter experts
  • Digital Exposition covering latest product launches
  • Social Networking with peers.

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Student Poster Presentation

SIAT 2021 is hosting 'Student Poster Presentation Competition (SPPC)' for UG, PG engineering students and PhD Research Scholars from various Universities across the country on contemporary mobility topics, viz-a-viz, Safe Mobility, Smart Mobility, Special Mobility, Sustainable Mobility in line with the theme. This time, SIAT 2021 is hosting SPPC in virtual form following the current restrictions.

There is a great response from students despite the challenges posed by these restrictions. Finalists for each category are shortlisted who are further competing for the awards. These finalist posters will be displayed in TechnoVuus Student Pavilion in SIAT Expo 2021 where Delegates and Expo visitors will interact with these students enthusing them for their poster work.

Come join us to encourage these future automotive engineers!!

Mr. Vijay A. Pankhawala
Deputy Director & Coordinator – SIAT 2021 Student Poster Presentation Competition
Tel : +91-20-6762-1133
SPPC WhatsApp Helpdesk: CLICK HERE


Technical Reference Bulletin comprising of technical articles, advertisements, etc., will be published to commemorate SIAT 2021.

It also provides an opportunity for sharing various technical advancements in Automotive Technology. Technical Articles and Notes, Case Studies, Product Information will be published in the Technical Reference Bulletin.

For more details please contact:
Dr. S. S. Ramdasi, Deputy Director & Coordinator
Technical Reference Bulletin Committee, SIAT 2021
Landline : 020 6762 1438, Cell : 09822869899

How to Attend

The experience of an in-person event with the flexibility of location independence!

The virtual event will imitate a traditional in-person event with opportunities to interact with speakers and other attendees in a virtual environment on the web, rather than meeting in a physical location.


Sign-up with your official
email ID


Look for our update emails and use the provided credential on the virtual event day


Get access to the virtual event: Presentations, Panel Discussions, Networking Areas, and a lot more

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Where will the event be held?

This is an online event. You do not have to travel to any specific location. You can participate from your convenient location. The virtual event is accessible from computer, mobile and tablet devices.

Do I need to download or install any software to be able to attend this virtual event?

You do not need to download or install any software to attend. It’s web-based, so all you will need is a computer / mobile / tablet device and an internet connection.

How do I log-in on the day of the virtual event?

Your login details will be emailed to you ahead of the event. You can use those details to access the online event.

Will I be able to take away any documents or files from the virtual event?

Yes. Like any physical event, we will have a Cart for you! You can add all of the documents available to the online Cart in your account and then email them to yourself by simply entering your email.

Can I invite my colleagues and friends to attend the virtual event?

Absolutely. We are counting on you to invite others! Help us spread the word. You can simply share the link to this page, and they can register at their convenience.

Glimpses of Previous Edition


SIAT 2021 is a virtual event organized by ARAI wherein there will be an open exchange of data/ ideas/ documents/ information by stakeholders like delegates/ authors/ organizations/ booth holders etc. on a virtual platform. Viewers/visitors are hereby informed that the ownership & responsibility of such content lies with the party sharing the same for publication during the event and ARAI shall in no way be held responsible for its correctness, truthfulness or validity etc.