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Tuesday, October 30

9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #2
This two-part seminar will provide a basic understanding of fuel cell operation and provides an opportunity to operate small fuel cells. The first hour will include information about the operation of different types of fuel cells and the vehicles that use them. The fueling infrastructure and feasibility of fuel cells... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Dr. Patrick S. English
Professor
Ferris State University
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Electric Car & Alt. Fuel/Energy

10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #2
This two-part seminar will provide a basic understanding of fuel cell operation and provides an opportunity to operate small fuel cells. The first hour will include information about the operation of different types of fuel cells and the vehicles that use them. The fueling infrastructure and feasibility of fuel cells... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Dr. Patrick S. English
Professor
Ferris State University
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Electric Car & Alt. Fuel/Energy

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #2
In this class we will explore ATech’s Applied Electrical Trainer, used for teaching basic electrical, such as OHM’s law, meter usage, series and parallel circuits. We will then move on to the newly designed Electromechanical Trainer to continue the exploration of electromechanical systems and components: specialty relays, solenoids, and electric... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
LYLE TAYLOR
INSTRUCTOR/PROGRAM DEVELOPER
ATECH TRAINING INC
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Electric Car & Alt. Fuel/Energy

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #2
Columbus State Community College Automotive Technology Program is developing a new certificate and three new courses in alternative fuels. We consider ourselves to be alternative fuel agnostic and, therefore, will be introducing our students to an “all-of-the-above” approach. This presentation reflects this philosophy and will include hybrid and electric vehicle... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Steve Levin
Automotive Instructor and Coordinator
Columbus State Community College
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Electric Car & Alt. Fuel/Energy

1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #2
Technicians who work on local fleets typically have detailed training on diagnosing and repairing diesel, but they have had to adapt to electronic fuel systems, modern sensors, and computer controls. To expand technicians’ existing knowledge, we will introduce them to a modified Cummins ISL engine and discuss the basics of... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Randy L. Cowan
Alternative Fuels Training Instructor
Lincoln Technical College - Denver
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Electric Car & Alt. Fuel/Energy

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #2
The Responsible Battery Coalition is a coalition of companies, academics and organizations committed to the responsible management of the batteries of today and tomorrow. RBC was created to advance the responsible production, transport, sale, use, reuse, recycling, and resource recovery of transportation, industrial, and stationary batteries, and other energy storage... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Steve Christensen
Executive Director
Responsible Battery Coalition
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Electric Car & Alt. Fuel/Energy

3:15 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #2
U.S. Department of Transportation regulations require individuals to receive initial training within 90 days of hiring, and recurring training at least every three years. In this session, we will examine the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s CCAR’s “Alliance” agreement with the U.S. Department of Labor that works to develop best... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Charles E. Ayers
President
CCAR
Tracks:
Handout(s)
  • Mobility Garage - Electric Car & Alt. Fuel/Energy

4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #2
In this technical overview presentation about propane autogas—using a combination of slides, tabletop components, technical information and schematics—we will explore: Propane autogas overview including the benefits of autogas vehicles Propane vehicle safety Propane fueling Propane vehicle systems including liquid and vapor injection Servicing propane vehicles ...
Speaker(s)
Albie Venezio
Vehicle Technical Manager
ICOM North America
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Electric Car & Alt. Fuel/Energy

Wednesday, October 31

9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #2
To better understand the sequence of the shutdown and start up of the high voltage system in hybrid and electric vehicles, we will learn about the components that carry out this activity and note trouble areas that may be the result in a vehicle that does not “ready up.” This... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Mark Schmidt
National Trainer
NAFTC
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Electric Car & Alt. Fuel/Energy

10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #2
This session will focus on the on-board vehicle high voltage (HV) safety monitoring systems for vehicle electrification (VE) products such as battery electric, hybrid, plug-in hybrid, extended range electric, and fuel cell vehicle systems. Specifically, all VE HV systems are monitored to ensure that an adequate resistance barrier is maintained... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Dr. Mark Quarto
Chief Technical Officer
Quarto Technical Services (QTS)
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Electric Car & Alt. Fuel/Energy

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #2
How can companies encourage public school students to become skilled technicians in the transportation and alternative energy fields? This presentation will introduce the audience to the benefits they can expect by directly supporting clubs and after-school programs in their communities, including: Increase interest in working in these fields Serve as an incubator... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Deborah Vincent
Program Director
Guilford County Schools
Ricky Lewis
Program Director
Guilford County Schools
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Electric Car & Alt. Fuel/Energy

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #2
Learn how electric vehicle battery packs vary greatly depending on the lithium ion cell specifications and form factor as used in the pack’s construction. Modern EV packs use a complex architecture of series and parallel connected cells to obtain the required energy storage and power levels required for propulsion over... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Alan Nagel
SAE Certified Vehicle Electrification Professional
Sun Country Highways Ltd.
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Electric Car & Alt. Fuel/Energy

1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #2
In this presentation, we will have an update about the status of vehicles, infrastructure, and policies that drive them in the state that has led the way for hydrogen infrastructure and fuel cell electric vehicle deployment. It will include a brief history leading up to the present, then to where... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Jennifer Hamilton
California Fuel Cell Partnership
Tracks:
Handout(s)
  • Mobility Garage - Electric Car & Alt. Fuel/Energy

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #2
As hybrid electric vehicles (HEV) near the 20-year in service mark in the U.S., engineers have gained important knowledge about battery module/cell aging and failure modes, but many of these lessons were not been adequately transferred into the automotive service industry. This has resulted in diagnostics, repair techniques and processes... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Dr. Mark Quarto
Chief Technical Officer
Quarto Technical Services (QTS)
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Electric Car & Alt. Fuel/Energy

3:15 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #2
This presentation will provide information about high-voltage safety standards, what is being developed, and what are the standard affecting the industry and technicians now. We will discuss what SAE, ETA, and others are working on to protect automotive, transit bus, and Class 6 through 8 technicians....
Speaker(s)
Dr. John Frala
Professor
Rio Hondo College
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Electric Car & Alt. Fuel/Energy

4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #2
This presentation will cover electric drive vehicles and the concerns first and second responders—firefighters, law enforcement, EMS, tow operators and automotive salvage personnel—face when dealing with and responding to accidents with these vehicles. Technologies to be discussed include hybrid vehicles, electric vehicles, plug-in hybrid vehicles and fuel cell vehicles....
Speaker(s)
Chris Womock
Lieutenant
Indianapolis Fire
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Electric Car & Alt. Fuel/Energy

Thursday, November 01

9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #2
In theory, four-stroke spark ignited engine efficiency is solely a function of compression ratio. Current automotive engine design trend toward smaller displacement, often boosting engines’ efficiency gains through geometric and/or effective compression ratio increases. Accordingly, these engines require premium high-octane fuel along with the accompanying cost penalty of higher octane... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Dr. Andy Randolph
Technical Director
ECR Engines
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Electric Car & Alt. Fuel/Energy

10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #2
Biodiesel is a natural, biodegradeable, and domestically produced fuel that is expanding into all segments of the U.S. transportation market. We will provide and overview of biodiesel: Sources Production, both commercial and do-it-yourself Pros and cons of the fuel BTU and conventional diesel, including emissions Price comparison with conventional diesel Vehicles sizes and types System operation, components,... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Steve Klausing
Instructor
UNOH
Tom Sypherd
Instructor
UNOH
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Electric Car & Alt. Fuel/Energy

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #2
In this presentation, we will cover gaseous fuel vehicles and the concerns first and second responders—firefighters, law enforcement, EMS, tow operators and automotive salvage personnel—face when dealing with and responding to accidents with these vehicles. Technologies to be discussed include compressed natural gas, liquid natural gas, liquid propane gas, and... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Chris Womock
Lieutenant
Indianapolis Fire
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Electric Car & Alt. Fuel/Energy

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #2
This session provides a technical overview of natural gas/diesel dual fuel systems. Using slides, tabletop components, technical information, and schematics, we will focus on: Natural gas overview, CNG, RNG, and LNG, including the benefits of these vehicles Natural gas vehicle safety Natural gas fueling Heavy duty natural gas/diesel vehicle systems Servicing Heavy duty natural gas/... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Albie Venezio
Vehicle Technical Manager
ICOM North America
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Electric Car & Alt. Fuel/Energy

1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #2
In the coming years, autonomous cars and trucks—vehicles that drive us instead of us driving them—will become a reality and will integrate onto U.S. roadways by progressing through six levels of technological advancements. These levels range from no automation (where a fully engaged driver is required at all times), to... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Dr. John Frala
Professor
Rio Hondo College
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Electric Car & Alt. Fuel/Energy

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #2
Electrified vehicles will often set “loss of isolation” (LOI) DTCs when some form of damage has occurred in high voltage cables or within the battery pack. What is “loss of isolation” and how are these DTCs triggered? What is the difference between systems and the passive and active tests used... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Alan Nagel
SAE Certified Vehicle Electrification Professional
Sun Country Highways Ltd.
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Electric Car & Alt. Fuel/Energy

3:15 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #2
This session will cover the SVM (Specialty Vehicle Manufacturer) system, focusing on the 2019 GM gaseous fuel options, and will also discuss models not included in the program but available through the aftermarket channels. The session will cover various system and components in some detail, maintenance, operation, and basic system... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Brian Schiedler
Instructor and Program Developer
Linn Benton Community College
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Electric Car & Alt. Fuel/Energy

4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #2
What are the key properties of propane autogas? We will learn about these properties, including flammability range, temperature, to ignite, LPG gas verses gasoline. We will also cover specific gravity, tank safety, pressure relief points related to temperature and pressure in the tank. We will also explore Avogadro’s Law as... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Mark Schmidt
National Trainer
NAFTC
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Electric Car & Alt. Fuel/Energy

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