15th Annual Ground Vehicle Systems Engineering & Technology Symposium and Advanced Program Briefing for Industry

Call for Papers is now Open!

Deadline for submissions is March 13, 2023


Meeting the Army’s Transformational Needs

GVSETS & APBI provides the opportunity to personally network and share technical research to approximately 1,800 attendees.

Scientists and engineers from government, academia and industry are invited to submit papers for the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) Michigan Chapter’s 15th Annual GVSETS & APBI, in coordination with The Engineering Society of Detroit (ESD).

NDIA is dedicated to enhancing warfighter capabilities. Technology solutions that bring operational capabilities can be developed by academia, industry, government, or a collaboration. Solving the capability gaps for our warfighter is growing in scope and challenge. Therefore, the focus of the 2023 Ground Vehicle Systems Engineering Technology Symposium (GVSETS) is partnering with industry, government, and academia to meet the Army's transformational needs.

GVSETS Technical Paper Topics

  • Advanced Materials & Manufacturing
  • Autonomy, Artificial Intelligence & Robotics
  • Digital Engineering / Systems Engineering
  • Modeling Simulation and Software
  • Modular Open Systems Architecture
  • Power & Mobility

Key Dates

  • March 13, 2023 - Draft Paper submission deadline *
  • May 4, 2023 - Notification of acceptance
  • June 17, 2023 - Final paper submission *
  • August 1, 2023 - Final presentation submission *
  • August 15, 2023 - Paper Presentation

*This timetable does not include time for OPSEC review which is required by all government authored/funded papers. Please allow two weeks for OPSEC process prior to submission dates.

Technical Paper Template

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August 15-17, 2023


Suburban Collection Showplace

46100 Grand River Ave

Novi, MI 48374

2022 Sponsors

Executive Sponsors
AM General
Rheinmetall Defence
Clemson University
DCS Corp
General Dynamics Land Systems
GS Engineering
Leonardo DRS
M3 Defense Consulting
Navistar Defense
Pratt Miller
Raytheon Technologies
Food & Beverage Sponsors
BAE Systems
Reception Sponsors
American Retirement Advisors, Inc.
Strategic Wealth
Applied Intuition
Michigan Tech: Keweenaw Research Center
SAE Government Technologies
Thermo Analytics
Registration Sponsors
Triman Industries
Milpower Source
WiFi Sponsor
Michigan Defense Center