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Technical Paper
Reviewer
Volunteer Training Module
June 2009
Volunteering with SAE
• SAE Volunteer Structure
– How This Role Fits
• Technical Paper Reviewers
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Benefits
Leadership Skills Gained
Recognition Opportunities
Duties
Qualifications
Time Commitment
Next Steps
• Staff Contact Information
SAE Volunteer Structure
How THIS ROLE Fits
YOU ARE HERE!
Engineering Meetings Board
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Background
General information
10,000+ Volunteers
100+ Committees
Generating 3,000+ technical papers and
30+ conferences every year
Benefits
Technical Paper Reviewer
• Access to latest breaking technology
• Opportunity to be seen as a leading
expert in your field
• Prestige of being a technical reviewer
for the world’s leading mobility society
Leadership Skills Gained
Technical Paper Reviewer
• Time management
• Decision-making skills
• Providing constructive input
Recognition Opportunities
Technical Paper Reviewer
• Over 60 SAE Awards recognize
outstanding achievement
http://www.sae.org/news/awards/
• Forest R. McFarland Award
http://www.sae.org/news/awards/list/mcfarland/
• Coming soon – SAE Reviewer
Certification!
Duties
Technical Paper Reviewer
• Read manuscripts for technical content and
grammar
– Provide constructive input to improve technical
papers
• Upload reviews using SAE’s MyTechZone
• Approve (or disapprove) manuscript for
publication & inclusion in SAE Journals
Qualifications
Technical Paper Reviewer
• Skill and expertise in the technology area
of paper(s) being reviewed
• Objectivity
• Excellent grammar skills
• Willingness to help others
Time Commitment
Technical Paper Reviewer
• Varies based on number of papers
reviewed
• On average, 6-8 hours are required to
read & review an 8-12 page manuscript
Next Steps
Technical Paper Reviewer
• Technical Committee Member
• Technical Session Organizer
• Further SAE advancement opportunities
– Land & Sea Group
– Air & Space Group
– Engineering Meetings Board
– Board of Directors
Staff Contact Information
• Staff reps vary by each committee and
conference
• Interested parties may begin by sending
an e-mail to [email protected] or
[email protected]
Thank You For Your Interest!
[email protected]