Silviu Pala, for his longtime championship of the Detroit Automotive Conference and his general support of the Society's automotive ambitions
Planning meeting participants GM, Ford, FCA, Continental, University Of Michigan, Techdp, Displaysupplychain, AutomotiveDisplay, and Samsung
(2018) Key Note Kristin Kolodge from J.D. Power presenting "Voice of the Consumer: Displays as a Trust Enabler"
Student Awards ($5K each) to MI Student Yue Qu and USA Student Yuge "Esther" Huang announced by Award Leader Robert O'Brien
Best Paper Award to Joseph Pullukat and Shinichi Tanaka from NS International
Best in Show awarded to 3M company by the SID VDI 2018 organizing commitee
Technical Presentation Audience
Expo Area where 82 companies presented their products
Dr. Nadine Sarter Debating on Design of Automation Behavior and Interfaces in Support of HMI Teaming
25 Years of SID MDE and VDI by Silviu Pala
MDE 25th Anniversery of Symposium
(2017) Key Note on Automotive AR by Thomas Seder GM Technical Fellow & Chief Technologist HMI
(2017) Lifetime Award presented to Robert Donofrio by the SID Metro-Detroit Chapter. From left: Michael Boyd (Yazaki), Robert Donofrio (Display Consultants), Ross Maunders (FCA), Silviu Pala (DENSO), Thomas Seder (GM) Robert O'Brian (Display Supply Chain)
(2017) Academic Award to Chengang Ji, PhD student at University of Michigan presented by Robert O'Brian (Award Chair)
(2017) Best in Show
(2017) Exhibit Hall
(2017) Technical Sessions
(2017) Best Paper Award presented to Visteon
(2017) Panel Discussions on AR for Automotive HUD. From Left: Robert O'Brian (Display Supply Chain), Dr. Linda Angell (Touchstones) Michael Firth (Texas Instruments), Dan Cashen (DAQRI Automotive), Mark Boyadjis (IHS Markit)
2016 Expo Area
(2016) Jerzy Kanicki, University of Michigan, on Optoelectronics for Vehicles
(2016) Key Note Jennifer Wahnschaff, Vice President Continental
(2016) Panel Debate on AUTOMOTIVE DISPLAY & HM EVOLUTION TOWARD AUTOMOMOUS SYSTEM
(2016) Paul Green -University of Michighan on Panel Debate
(2016) Best In Show -Texas Instruments and members of SID Metro Detroit team
(2016) Best In Show Award – Texas Instrument
(2015) Touch Display Market - Jennifer Colegrove
(2015) Best in Show Award - Sharp
(2015) Automotive Display Maket - Mark Boyadjis
The automotive display supplier exhibition was significantly expanded for 2014, including more
than 30 exhibitors covering a wide range of technologies applicable to automotive industry display
system needs. A "Best in Show" exhibit award was presented to Futaba Corporation of America.
Futaba Corporation of America's supplier exhibit at Vehicle Display 2014, represented by
(from left to right) Jeff Hatfield, Automotive Engineering Manager; Makoto Akira, Engineering
Manager, Strategic Development; and Robert Dohring, Senior Automotive Sales Manager.
20th Annual Vehicle Displays Symposium - Vehicle Displays and Interfaces 2013
University of Michigan - Dearborn
Dearborn, Michigan October 10, 11; 2013
Symposium Keynote: Doug Patton, Executive VP DENSO
PANEL SESSION: Standards related to human factors and automotive displays.
Tabletop Exhibitor Views.
19th Annual Vehicle Displays Symposium -Vehicle Displays and Interfaces 2012
University of Michigan - Dearborn
Dearborn, MI October 18 - 19, 2012
18th Annual Vehicle Displays Symposium - Vehicle Displays and Interfaces 2011
Jim Buczkowsi of Ford Motor Company describing the convergence of display design and Human-Machine-Interface (HMI) during the first Keynote Address of the Symposium.
A portion of the facilities at the University of Michigan-Dearborn Conference Center.
A portion of the Panel Session Members discussing the application of displays for situation awareness.
17th Annual Vehicle Display Symposium October 21-22 at Fairlane Center in Dearborn, MI
Session Chairman Steve Stringfellow (General Motors) introduces the Automotive
Speaker Mark Fihn (Veritas et Visus) describing new display opportunities in his
presentation “Diamonds in the Dirt.”
Speaker Mark Boyadjis (iSuppli) presenting the results of iSuppli’s research into
display useability and networking issues.
the Vehicle Display Symposium.
Keynote Speaker Adrian Travis (Microsoft) sets the stage for the Symposium with
his presentation describing new display-driver interface opportunities.
16th Annual Vehicle Display Symposium October 16-17 at the Fairlane Center in Dearborn, MI
15th Annual Vehicle Display Symposium October 16-17 at Fairlane Center in Dearborn, MI
Keynote presentation by Michael Heimrath (BMW).
Panel debate on automotive display integration challenges.
Award to Mr. Mark Larry for his leadership and dedication as General Chair of the SID Vehicles and Photons Symposium. Plaque signed by Silviu Pala (Chair) Dr. John Troxell (Vice Chair) Dr. Jerzy Kanicki (Director), Robert Donofrio (Treasurer)and Mr. Mark Larry (Secretary)
Award to Mr. Ben DiCicco for his leadership and dedication as General Chair of the SID Vehicles and Photons Symposium. Plaque signed by Silviu Pala (Chair) Dr. John Troxell (Vice Chair) Dr. Jerzy Kanicki (Director), Robert Donofrio (Treasurer)and Mr. Mark Larry (Secretary)
14th Annual Vehicle Display Symposium October 11-12 at Fairlane Center in Dearborn, MI
13th Annual Vehicle Display Symposium October 12-13 at Fairlane Center in Dearborn, MI
12th Annual Vehicle Display Symposium October 6-7at Fairlane Center in Dearborn, MI
11th Annual Vehicle Display Symposium October 21-22 at the Yazaki Training Center in Canton, MI
A success with more than 100 people in attendance from all over theworld (Australia, Belgium, Canada, Germany, Hong-Kong, Korea,Netherlands, and UK. This photo shows a portion of the attendees inthe modern and spacious Yazaki Learning center
Award to Dr. Vince Cannella for his outstanding work on starting and leading the local (SID) Metropolitan Detroit Chapter Plaque signed by Silviu Pala (Chair) Dr. John Troxell (Vice Chair) Bob Donofrio (Director) and Mark Larry (Secretary)
Dr. Bhise gives a seminar on driver distraction and human factors. One of a full 2 day agenda of distinguished speakers.
10th Annual Vehicle Display Symposium October 13-14 at the Marriott Hotel in Ypsilanti, MI
Sharp introduced the first "glasses-free" 3D display at the 2003 Symposium
Testing out 3D Inc's glasses at a tabletop exhibit. Siemens VDO demonstration.
Presentation hall: 2003 SID Vehicle Display Symposium
9th Annual Vehicle Display Symposium October 22-23 at Cobo Hall in Detroit, MI
8th Annual Symposium on Vehicle Displays October 15-16 at the Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center Detroit, MI
(Conference Chair Silviu Pala(Denso-international), Program Chair Robert Donofrio (DDC)
Certificate of Appreciation to Ed Kelley For His Continuous Support of SID and SAE Activities and for Educating Engineers and Promoting Proper Optical Metrology Signed:
Silviu Pala (Chair), John Troxell (Vice Chair), Roberd Donofrio (Director), Mark Larry (Secretary), Vince Cannella (treasurer)
7th Annual Vehicle Display Symposium October 3 at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Dearborn, MI
(General Chair Silviu Pala, Program ChairRobert Donofrio)
Our 2000 Conference held the debut of the flexible OLED, developed by UDC.
6th Annual Strategic and Technical Symposium on Vehicle Displays and Microsensors September 22-23
(Program Chairs Robert Donofrio, Dr. Samuel Musa and Dr.Kensall Wise)
5th Annual Flat Panel Display Strategic and Technical Symposium September 9-10
(ProgramChairs Robert Donofrio and Dr. Samuel Musa)
Universities Represented: Wayne State, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, Michigan State
Dr. Vincent Cannella presents Scholarship Awards to the Recipients:
Flat Panel Display Strategic Form andTechnical Symposium September 22-23 at Marriott Hotel in Ypsilanti, MI
Celebration of Chapter Formation at the 1997 Flat Panel Display Strategic Form andTechnical Symposium held by the SID and the University of Michigan inMarriott Hotel in Ypsilanti Michigan. (Program Chairs Robert Donofrioand Dr. Samuel Musa - Director of the Center for Display Technology andManufacturing)
SID Symposium on Vehicle Displays and Flat Panel Strategic Forum (University of Michigan)
(General Chair Dr. Zvi Yaniv (VP and COO of SI Diamond),Program Chairs R. Donofrio and Dr. Asish Ghosh)
SID Symposium on Vehicle Displays and U of M Flat Panel Display Strategic Forum
held at the Radisson on the Lake Hotel in Ypsilanti, Michigan(General Chair Dr. Zvi Yaniv, Program Chairs Robert Donofrio and Dr.Asish Ghosh)
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Chapter was formed by Dr. Zvi Yaniv
Following the formation of the Chapter, many volunteers have participated in building and sustaining the Chapter and extending the knowledge of the use of display system in vehicles. Some of these volunteers are shown in the attached "Historical Summary" of the Metropolitan Detroit Chapter of SID.
When the Chapter was formed, the state of the art for vehicular displays was exhibited by the OIS-Allied SIgnal aeronautical display system:
MDE 25th Anniversery of Symposium