International Mechanical Engineering
Congress & Exposition®

David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, PA

November 9-15, 2018
November 11-14, 2018

Final program now available


Please note that ASME has not engaged any third parties to provide travel and/or hotel assistance on behalf of ASME for the 2018 ASME IMECE in Pittsburgh, PA.


ASME's International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE) is the largest interdisciplinary mechanical engineering conference in the world. IMECE plays a significant role in stimulating innovation from basic discovery to translational application. It fosters new collaborations that engage stakeholders and partners not only from academia, but also from national laboratories, industry, research settings, and funding bodies.

Frank DeMauro

Keynote Speaker Announced
Frank DeMauro
Vice President and General Manager
Advanced Programs Division,
Space Systems Group
Northrop Grumman


Vijay Kumar

Closing Plenary Lunch Speaker Announced
Vijay Kumar
Nemirovsky Family Dean
University of Pennsylvania

Mark Hindsbo

Plenary Presentation Speaker Announced
Mark Hindsbo
Vice President, General Manager
Design Business Unit


Please join us at one of ASME’s award ceremonies at IMECE and congratulate your peers!
Click here to see who is being honored. Registration is required for the Members and Students Luncheon and President’s Luncheon. Registration is not required at the Honors Assembly – all are invited!

What's New? Resources

Childcare Services

Track Plenaries Speakers

Honoring Symposia

NSF Programming at IMECE

Secure Booth Space and Sponsorship

Student Competitions Updated

Auxiliary Guest Luncheon

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Past IMECE Highlights

2018 Publication Schedule

Important Dates


Advanced Registration
November 11, 2018

Hotel Reservations
October 19, 2018

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