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Tuesday, March 27

7:00 a.m.     Registration
8:00 a.m.     Opening Remarks: George Schillinger
8:30 a.m.    Keynote Speaker: Chris Jackson, Telematics BSM Technologies
9:15 a.m.     Sponsor Statements
9:45 a.m.    Break/ Tech Challenge    Room 2104
10:15 a.m. Session 2

Number Description Session
2.1 Current Probe Revisited
Speaker/Panelist – Jerry Baarson
Part 1 of 2
2.2 Heavy Duty Engine Panel
Speaker/Panelist – Rachael Young, Cummins
 
2.3 Maintaining Diesel Exhaust Systems – DPF,
DOC’s, and SCR’s
Speaker/Panelist – Cole Waldo, FSX Equipment Inc.
 
2.4

Do You Maintain, Service, or Change Tires?
Speaker/Panelist - Brandon Uzarek, Accuridecorp; J.
David Walters, Alcoa; Chris Brooks, Michelin Tire; Jason
Miller, GCR Tires; Blaine Bernal, Bridgestone Tire

 
2.5 How to Successfully Select and Implement a
Telematics System

Speaker/Panelist – Chris Jackson, BSM Technologies
 
2.6 Oil Sampling
Speaker/Panelist – Tom Gauerke, Chevron
 

 

11:45 a.m.    Lunch - Sponsored by Cummins
1:00 p.m.     Session 3

Number Description Session
3.1 Current Probe Revisited
Speaker/Panelist – Jerry Baarson
Part 2 of 2
3.2 Cummins Alternative Fuels
Speaker/Panelist – John Hernandez, Cummins
Part 1 of 2
3.3

Grant Registration and Preparation
Speaker/Panelist - Cindy James, W.A. State
Department of Ecology

 
3.4 Oil Filtration Technologies
Speaker/Panelist – Dave Carson, Parker-Baldwin
 
3.5 New Truck Technologies
Speaker/Panelist –  Freightliner NW
 
3.6 Parker Chelsea PTO/ Mobile Hydraulics
Speaker/Panelist – Mike Tarasow, Parker Chelsea PTO
& Mobile Hydraulics
 

 

2:30 p.m.    Break/ Tech Challenge    Room 2104
3:00 p.m.    Session 4

Number Description Session
4.1

Allison Preventative Maintenance & Basic
Diagnostics

Speaker/Panelist – Erwin Forbragd, Pacific Power
Group

 
4.2 Cummins Alternative Fuels
Speaker/Panelist – John Hernandez
Part 2 of 2
4.3 ASE School Bus Certification Test Preparation
Speaker/Panelist – Walt Commans, ASE Western
States
 
4.4 Hands-on Crane Inspection
Speaker/Panelist – Jaymee Strasbaugh, TEREX
 
4.5 Automotive Electrical Diagnostics
Speaker/Panelist –  Greg Courter, GM/ACDelco
 
4.6 Idle Reduction
Speaker/Panelist - Duane Bratvold, Webasto
 

 

4:30 p.m.    Get Acquainted and Networking "Taco Tuesday" - Sponsored by Jet Chevrolet

Wednesday, March 28

8:00 a.m.    Vendor Coffee
8:30 a.m.     Session 5

Number Description Session
5.1 Hands-on Basic Electrical
Speaker/Panelist –  Jeff Curtis, ConsuLab
 Part 1 of 2
5.2 PACCAR
Speaker/Panelist – Chris Salvador, PACCAR Engines
  Part 1 of 2
5.3 Fuel Testing
Speaker/Panelist – Ray Garza, FOI Laboratories
 
5.4

Light Duty Diesel Panel
Speaker/Panelist – Rachael Young, Cummins;
Tom Heintz, GM; Eric Cowan, Ford

 
5.5 Wheel Alignment Technologies
Speaker/Panelist – Jeff Stockwell, Hunter; Jake
Wheeler, Hunter
 
5.6 Tire & Wheel: TIA Certification CANCELLED
Speaker/Panelist –  Mike Elmore, GCR
  Part 1 of 4
5.7 Cummins Insite Certification
Speaker/Panelist –  John Lightner
  Part 1 of 4

 

10:00 a.m.    Break/ Tech Challenge    Room 2104
10:30 a.m.    Session 6

Number Description Session
6.1 Hands-on Basic Electrical
Speaker/Panelist – Jeff Curtis, ConsuLab
 Part 2 of 2
6.2 PACCAR
Speaker/Panelist – Chris Salvador, PACCAR Engines
 Part 2 of 2
6.3 The Proof is in the Performance: A Real World
Alternative Fuel Case Study
Speaker/Panelist – Blue Star Gas
 
6.4 Coolant
Speaker/Panelist – Tom Gauerke, Chevron
 
6.5

Mechanical and Weld Attachment
Failures: Why and How to Cure Them
Speaker/Panelist - Randy Kent, Kent Engineering

 
6.6 Tire & Wheel: TIA Certification CANCELLED
Speaker/Panelist –  Mike Elmore
 Part 2 of 4
6.7 Cummins Insite Certification
Speaker/Panelist –  John Lightner
 Part 2 of 4

 

12:00 p.m.    Lunch - Sponsored by Cummins
1:00 p.m.    Session 7

Number Description Session
7.1 Snap-On Tools – Light Duty Diagnostics
Speaker/Panelist – David May, Snap-On
 
7.2 Detroit Engines CANCELLED
Speaker/Panelist –
 Part 1 of 2
7.3 Fleet Management 101
Speaker/Panelist – Bill DeRousse
 
7.4 Diesel Emissions and Exhaust After Treatment
Speaker/Panelist – Greg Courter, GM/ACDelco
 Part 1 of 2
7.5 The Welding Process
Speaker/Panelist - Marshal Judy, Central Welding;
Tim Van Hollebeke, Central Welding; Tom
McGowan, Central Welding
 
7.6 Tire & Wheel: TIA Certification CANCELLED
Speaker/Panelist –  Mike Elmore
 Part 3 of 4
7.7 Cummins Insite Certification
Speaker/Panelist –  John Lightner
 Part 3 of 4

 

2:30 p.m.    Break/ Tech Challenge    Room 2104
3:00 p.m.    Session 8

Number Description Session
8.1 Snap-On Tools – Medium Duty Diagnostics
Speaker/Panelist – David May, Snap-On
 
8.2 Detroit Engines CANCELLED
Speaker/Panelist –
 Part 2 of 2
8.3 Fleet Issues, Finding Solutions that Work for You
Speaker/Panelist – Bill DeRousse; Gene Jakubczak;
Frank Castro; Ron Kahler
 
8.4 Diesel Emissions and Exhaust After Treatment
Speaker/Panelist – Greg Courter, GM/ACDelco
 Part 2 of 2
8.5 Hands-On Welding - Strike an Arc!
Speaker/Panelist - Marshal Judy, Central Welding;
Tim Van Hollebeke, Central Welding; Al Spence, 
Lincoln Welding
 
8.6 Tire & Wheel: TIA Certification CANCELLED
Speaker/Panelist –  Mike Elmore
 Part 4 of 4
8.7 Cummins Insite Certification
Speaker/Panelist –  John Lightner
 Part 4 of 4

Thursday, March 29

8:00 a.m.    Vendor Coffee
8:30 a.m.     Session 9

Number Description Session
9.1

 DOT Inspection Truck Walk Around
Speaker/Panelist – Freightliner Northwest

 
9.2 Air System Overview and Diagnostics
Speaker/Panelist – Brian Markey, Los Angeles
Trade-Technical College
 Part 1 of 2
9.3

Fuel Storage, Transfer, and Metering Solutions
Speaker/Panelist – Don Stucky, Great Plains
Industries (GPI)

 
9.4 I.A.T.N. – Social Networking for Technicians
Speaker/Panelist – Ed Schaplow
 
9.5 Air Filtration Technologies
Speaker/Panelist – Dave Carson, Parker-Baldwin
 
9.6 Vehicle Network Diagnostic
Speaker/Panelist –  Greg Courter, GM/ACDelco
 Part 1 of 2

 

10:00 a.m.    Break/ Tech Challenge    Room 2104
10:30 a.m.    Session 10

Number Description Session
10.1 Ford Technical Session
Speaker/Panelist - Lee Stevenson, Ford Motor
Company
 
10.2 Air System Overview & Diagnosis
Speaker/Panelist – Brian Markey, Los Angeles
Trade-Technical College
 Part 2 of 2
10.3

Management Round Table
Speaker/Panelist - John Breland, Freightliner Northwest;
Gene Jakubczak, City of Spokane

 
10.4 Fasteners & Torque Concepts
Speaker/Panelist - Kyle Harbinel, Fastenal Company
 
10.5 Fuel Filtration Technologies
Speaker/Panelist – Dave Carson, Parker-Baldwin
 
10.6  Vehicle Network Diagnostic
Speaker/Panelist –  Greg Courter, GM/ACDelco
 Part 2 of 2

 

12:00 p.m.    Lunch - Sponsored by Cummins
1:00 p.m.    Closing Session

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