Monday, October 29

7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: Sands Expo, Level 1 Lobby
  • Registration

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, Veronese 2401
  • Event (EVT)

Tuesday, October 30

7:00 AM - 8:45 AM

  • Room: The Venetian, Palazzo Ballroom
The AAPEX 2018 grand opening keynote session is a ticketed event. Tables can be purchased for $1,000.00 each. To reserve a table, contact AAPEX Event Management, Chris Kalousek, CEM, chris.kalousek@aapexshow.com. John King, CNN’s chief national correspondent and anchor of Inside Politics, and Karl Rove, Political strategist, Fox News contributor, and Wall Street Journal... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
John King
Chief National Correspondnent and Anchor
CNN's Inside Politics
Karl Rove
Political Strategist, Fox News Contributor and Wall Street Journal Columnist
  • All Aftermarket Audiences
  • Keynote Session

7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: Sands Expo, Level 1 Lobby
  • Registration

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: Sands Expo, Levels 1 & 2
  • AAPEX Exhibits Open

9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #2
Speaker(s)
Ricky Lewis
Program Director
Guilford County Schools
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Electric Car & Alt. Fuel/Energy

9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #1
The challenge of achieving 54 MPG by 2025 requires creative solutions and Start/Stop systems provide a cost effective, simple, and energy saving solution. Passenger cars equipped with Start/Stop systems have substantially lower fuel consumption – approximately 8% less than vehicles without Start/Stop systems. Start/Stop vehicles are already on the road... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Bob Pattengale
National Training Manager
Robert Bosch LLC
Tracks:
Sponsored by: Robert Bosch LLC
  • Mobility Garage - Shop Equip & Tech.

10:00 AM - 10:20 AM

  • Room: Sands Expo, Lets Tech Stage
ADAS - Advanced Driver Assistance Systems. You may not have heard the term - but you've likely heard of some of the features: Adaptive Cruise Control Co-Pilot • SuperCruise Blind-spot monitoring ParkAssist And more - all paving the way for the Autonomous Vehicle. Proper maintenance of the various sensors, cameras, radar systems and more are critical... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Ben Johnson
Mitchell 1
Tracks:
  • Let's Tech

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 701
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • All Aftermarket Audiences
  • AAPEXedu
  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 703
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • All Aftermarket Audiences
  • AAPEXedu
  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 704
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • AAPEXedu
  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 706
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Repair Shops
  • AAPEXedu

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 705
Training has been available and provided to many drive-in service facilities all over the United States. The assessment and result of what you have learned in training is your ability as a technician to diagnose and repair diesel powered vehicles. This two (2) hour seminar will cover and review real time... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Tony Salas
Owner
Powertrain Training
Tracks:
  • Service Professionals
  • AAPEXedu

10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #2
Speaker(s)
Brian Schiedler
Instructor and Program Developer
Linn Benton Community College
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Electric Car & Alt. Fuel/Energy

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Room: Sands Expo, Lets Tech Stage
  • Event (EVT)

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #1
Instructor Bill Fulton covers a wide range of areas in this course, Advanced Scan Tool Testing Strategies. Understand hands on scan tool testing including data packets & what each one can do for you Identify 10 Global Modes/Each mode individually and what info it provides and why (how to use the modes... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Bill Fulton
Owner
Ohio Automotive Technology, Inc.
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Shop Equip & Tech.

11:00 AM - 11:20 AM

  • Room: Sands Expo, Lets Tech Stage
Speaker(s)
James Schwyn
Valeo
Tracks:
  • Let's Tech

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #2
Speaker(s)
Steve Levin
Automotive Instructor and Coordinator
Columbus State Community College
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Electric Car & Alt. Fuel/Energy

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #1
Variables Of Variable Displacement Technology Variable displacement is here to stay, and in this course from the Delphi Technologies Training Series, instructor Dave Hobbs will discuss the similarities and differences between the manufacturers and how they approach variable displacement technology. Topics covered include: Diagnostic Testing Using Scantools & Meters Compression Testing While Using Bi-directional... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Dave Hobbs
Field Training/Program Developer
Delphi Technologies
Tracks:
Sponsored by: Delphi Technologies
  • Mobility Garage - Shop Equip & Tech.

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 706
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • All Aftermarket Audiences
  • AAPEXedu
  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 701
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • All Audiences, Ntl. Service, Repair Shops, SP
  • AAPEXedu
  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 703
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • All Aftermarket Audiences, Service Professionals
  • AAPEXedu
  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 704
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • AAPEXedu

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #2
Speaker(s)
Alan Nagel
SAE Certified Vehicle Electrification Professional
Sun Country Highways Ltd.
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Electric Car & Alt. Fuel/Energy

12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #1
The foundations of chassis dynamics are reviewed. Details of how the chassis angles, such as toe, caster and camber, are influenced with different settings. Concluding with a short summary of Kamm’s circle. Electro-mechanical steering solutions will be summarized. The main focus is on the most popular electro-mechanical steering rack, namely dual... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Dirk Fuchs
Technical Training Manager
ZF Aftermarket
Tracks:
Sponsored by: ZF Aftermarket
  • Mobility Garage - Shop Equip & Tech.

1:00 PM - 1:20 PM

  • Room: Sands Expo, Lets Tech Stage
The Service Advisor is the most essential part of the service process; from making the appointment, to when a customer drives off. Every step of service requires best practices. Unfortunately, no matter how well an advisor does their job, they can’t always reach those expectations. Things can get too busy... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
John Burkhauser
Director of Education
Bolt On Technology
Tracks:
  • Let's Tech

1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #2
Speaker(s)
Charles E. Ayers
President
CCAR
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Electric Car & Alt. Fuel/Energy

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #1
Diesel aftertreatment systems used on diesel powered vehicles have evolved due to the reduction in emissions. Initial aftertreatment systems came about in 2007 model year vehicles. Later 2011 and newer models included the Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) system. This presentation will give a glimpse of aftertreatment components, issues and... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Tony Salas
Owner
Powertrain Training
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Shop Equip & Tech.

2:00 PM - 2:20 PM

  • Room: Sands Expo, Lets Tech Stage
Speaker(s)
DANIEL FOREMAN
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
MANN+HUMMEL
Tracks:
  • Let's Tech

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 704
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • AAPEXedu
  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 701
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • All Aftermarket Audiences, Manufacturers
  • AAPEXedu
  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 703
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Manufacturers, Parts Suppliers
  • AAPEXedu
  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 706
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • All Aftermarket Audiences
  • AAPEXedu

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 705
If you are not already working on GDI vehicles, you will soon, which means you need to be prepared to diagnose and service these vehicles. This learning module will help you properly identify, understand and diagnose Bosch GDI engine management systems with an overview of GDI operating and fuel delivery... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Bob Pattengale
National Training Manager
Robert Bosch LLC
Tracks:
Sponsored by: Robert Bosch LLC
  • Service Professionals
  • AAPEXedu

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #2
Speaker(s)
M. David Keiflug
President
Ecomotive
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Electric Car & Alt. Fuel/Energy

2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #1
We will discuss consumer behavior and the average age of vehicles and how it affects aftermarket as well as dealership technicians. Emerging technologies and trends and how CAFÉ and Global standards are merging closer and closer. Powertrain types are changing as well as the number of cylinders and displacement. Two... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Jim Moritz
Global Technical Trainer and National Sales Support Representative
Snap-on Diagnostics
Tracks:
Sponsored by: Snap-on Diagnostics
  • Mobility Garage - Shop Equip & Tech.

3:00 PM - 3:20 PM

  • Room: Sands Expo, Lets Tech Stage
In this brief presentation we will review how technology in data sharing using wireless connections and web hosted info can benefits todays tire shop in servicing more customers and increasing their sales. From the use of tablets to accessing data from multiple points and integration within point of sale software,... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Mike Rose
Director of Operations
Bartec USA
Tracks:
  • Let's Tech

3:15 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #2
Speaker(s)
Albie Venezio
Vehicle Technical Manager
ICOM North America
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Electric Car & Alt. Fuel/Energy

3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #1
After attending this course, the student will have an understanding what telematics are, they will relate to the types of telematics vehicles that are currently coming into their shop, they will have an insight into some of the newer technologies regarding telematics and they will learn what they can personally... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
John Forro
Owner
A.S.T. Training
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Shop Equip & Tech.

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 706
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • All Aftermarket Audiences
  • AAPEXedu
  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 704
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • AAPEXedu
  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 703
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • All Aftermarket Audiences, Service Professionals
  • AAPEXedu
  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 701
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • All Aftermarket Audiences
  • AAPEXedu

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, Casanova Room 505
  • Event (EVT)

4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #2
Speaker(s)
Randy L. Cowan
Alternative Fuels Training Instructor
Lincoln Technical College - Denver
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Electric Car & Alt. Fuel/Energy

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, Casanova Room 506
  • Event (EVT)

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, Veronese 2401
By Invitation Only....
  • Event (EVT)

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, Madame Tussauds Las Vegas
The 2018 AASA Overseas Automotive Council (OAC) Global Reception at Madame Tussauds on Oct. 30 is the premier international networking event during AAPEX and takes place in one of the most exciting venues at The Venetian. Reception attendees can touch, interact and take photographs with lifelike figures of top celebrities,... ...read more...
  • Event (EVT)

Wednesday, October 31

7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: Sands Expo, Level 1 Lobby
  • Registration

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: Sands Expo, Levels 1 & 2
  • AAPEX Exhibits Open

9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #2
Speaker(s)
Mark Schmidt
National Trainer
NAFTC
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Electric Car & Alt. Fuel/Energy

9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #1
The most common evaporative emissions fault codes relate to leaks in the fuel vapor system, which means checking for leaks is a critical diagnostic process. Unfortunately, not all vehicles use the same EVAP system, which complicates the leak checking process. The addition of gas capless systems also creates issues for... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Bob Pattengale
National Training Manager
Robert Bosch LLC
Tracks:
Sponsored by: Robert Bosch LLC
  • Mobility Garage - Shop Equip & Tech.

10:00 AM - 10:20 AM

  • Room: Sands Expo, Lets Tech Stage
Justin will discuss methods and technologies for optimizing inventory positions across the aftermarket supply chain. The methods described will explain how we make VIO and replacement rates work together to generate demand estimates and how these demand estimates can be translated into store-level sales forecasts and stocking recommendations. He will... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
JUSTIN HOLMAN
PRESIDENT
AFTERMARKET ANALYTICS
Tracks:
  • Let's Tech

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 703
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • All Aftermarket Audiences
  • AAPEXedu
  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 704
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • All Aftermarket Audiences, Manuf., Part Suppliers
  • AAPEXedu
  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 701
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • All Aftermarket Audiences
  • AAPEXedu
  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 706
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Repair Shops
  • AAPEXedu

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 705
Training has been available and provided to many drive-in service facilities all over the United States. The assessment and result of what you have learned in training is your ability as a technician to diagnose and repair diesel powered vehicles. This two (2) hour seminar will cover and review real time... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Tony Salas
Owner
Powertrain Training
Tracks:
  • Service Professionals
  • AAPEXedu

10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #2
Speaker(s)
Dr. Mark Quarto
Chief Technical Officer
Quarto Technical Services (QTS)
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Electric Car & Alt. Fuel/Energy

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #1
Instructor Bill Fulton covers a wide range of areas in this very comprehensive and updated course. With almost 3 hours of detailed information, technicians will have new respect for the diagnostic power of their scan tools. This course includes case studies from a variety of makes and models. Understand hands on... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Bill Fulton
Owner
Ohio Automotive Technology, Inc.
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Shop Equip & Tech.

11:00 AM - 11:20 AM

  • Room: Sands Expo, Lets Tech Stage
Learn how to identify different driver assist functions and their operations, while also being able to describe functions and impacts of radar and camera systems. Settings of radar and camera systems will be overviewed....
Speaker(s)
Dirk Fuchs
Technical Training Manager
ZF Aftermarket
Tracks:
  • Let's Tech

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #2
Speaker(s)
Dr. Patrick S. English
Professor
Ferris State University
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Electric Car & Alt. Fuel/Energy

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #1
ADAS systems are a relatively new technology and as with any new technology there is apprehension, fears, and many rumors. In this session we will discuss the various components such as cameras, radars, blind spot detection modules, and park assist sensors and review service opportunities and procedures for the aftermarket.... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Ryan Kooiman
Director of Training
Standard Motor Products
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Shop Equip & Tech.

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 701
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • All Aftermarket Audiences
  • AAPEXedu
  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 704
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • All Aftermarket Audiences
  • AAPEXedu
  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 703
Tracks:
  • All Aftermarket Audiences
  • AAPEXedu

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, Veronese 2401
By Invitation Only....
  • Event (EVT)

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #2
Speaker(s)
Dr. Patrick S. English
Professor
Ferris State University
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Electric Car & Alt. Fuel/Energy

12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #1
We will discuss consumer behavior and the average age of vehicles and how it affects aftermarket as well as dealership technicians. Emerging technologies and trends and how CAFÉ and Global standards are merging closer and closer. Powertrain types are changing as well as the number of cylinders and displacement. Two... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Jim Moritz
Global Technical Trainer and National Sales Support Representative
Snap-on Diagnostics
Tracks:
Sponsored by: Snap-on Diagnostics
  • Mobility Garage - Shop Equip & Tech.

1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #2
Speaker(s)
Alan Nagel
SAE Certified Vehicle Electrification Professional
Sun Country Highways Ltd.
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Electric Car & Alt. Fuel/Energy

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #1
Diesel aftertreatment systems used on diesel powered vehicles have evolved due to the reduction in emissions. Initial aftertreatment systems came about in 2007 model year vehicles. Later 2011 and newer models included the Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) system. This presentation will give a glimpse of aftertreatment components, issues and... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Tony Salas
Owner
Powertrain Training
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Shop Equip & Tech.

2:00 PM - 2:20 PM

  • Room: Sands Expo, Lets Tech Stage
Speaker(s)
BRIAN MADELEY
SENIOR MANAGER - TESTING & CHARGING
INTERSTATE BATTERIES
Tracks:
  • Let's Tech

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 701
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • All Aftermarket Audiences
  • AAPEXedu
  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 706
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • All Aftermarket Audiences
  • AAPEXedu
  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 703
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • All Aftermarket Audiences
  • AAPEXedu

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 705
After attending this course, the student will have an understanding what telematics are, they will relate to the types of telematics vehicles that are currently coming into their shop, they will have an insight into some of the newer technologies regarding telematics and they will learn what they can personally... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Bill Fulton
Owner
Ohio Automotive Technology, Inc.
Tracks:
  • Service Professionals
  • AAPEXedu

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #2
Speaker(s)
Dr. Mark Quarto
Chief Technical Officer
Quarto Technical Services (QTS)
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Electric Car & Alt. Fuel/Energy

2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #1
ADAS systems are a relatively new technology and as with any new technology there is apprehension, fears, and many rumors. In this session we will discuss the various components such as cameras, radars, blind spot detection modules, and park assist sensors and review service opportunities and procedures for the... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Ryan Kooiman
Director of Training
Standard Motor Products
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Shop Equip & Tech.

3:15 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #2
Speaker(s)
Dr. John Frala
Professor
Rio Hondo College
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Electric Car & Alt. Fuel/Energy

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

  • Room: Sands Expo, Lets Tech Stage
  • Event (EVT)
  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 706
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Parts Suppliers
  • AAPEXedu
  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 704
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • All Aftermarket Audiences
  • AAPEXedu

3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 701
In this YANG Town Hall, Professional Speaker and Coach Stacy Nadeau will identify ways to create, implement, and maintain a positive internal dialogue in the ever-changing landscape of today’s business world. She will discuss the importance of positive self-talk, the lies you tell yourself, and how they impact your leadership... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Stacy Nadeau
Professional Speaker and Coach
Tracks:
  • Professionals Under 40 Years of Age
  • AAPEXedu

4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #2
Speaker(s)
Chris Womock
Lieutenant
Indianapolis Fire
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Electric Car & Alt. Fuel/Energy

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, Aquaknox
  • Event (EVT)
  • Room: The Venetian, Buddy Vs Ristorante
  • Event (EVT)

Thursday, November 01

7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

  • Room: Sands Expo, Level 1 Lobby
  • Registration

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: Sands Expo, Levels 1 & 2
  • AAPEX Exhibits Open

9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #2
Speaker(s)
Mark Schmidt
National Trainer
NAFTC
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Electric Car & Alt. Fuel/Energy

9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #1
Speaker(s)
Mike Rose
Director of Operations
Bartec USA
Tracks:
Sponsored by: Bartec USA
  • Mobility Garage - Shop Equip & Tech.

10:00 AM - 10:20 AM

  • Room: Sands Expo, Lets Tech Stage
During this 20-minute educational session, Schrader’s Senior Technical Trainer and TIA-Certified Instructor, W Rippetoe, will discuss the basic concepts around TPMS. He will review the fundamentals of Test Before Touch, service kits, types of sensors and best practices. You will also have the chance to tap into his general TPMS... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
W Rippetoe
Schrader International
Tracks:
  • Let's Tech

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 704
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Ntl. Service Chains, Repair Shops, Service Pros
  • AAPEXedu
  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 703
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • All Aftermarket Audiences
  • AAPEXedu
  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 706
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Service Professionals
  • AAPEXedu

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 701
Don’t wait on new ADAS-enabled vehicles. There is a growing number of technologies and products that can be installed on millions of vehicles in the car parc that will significantly increase safety functionality. The panel will dive deep into what these products are, how many vehicles can be retrofitted, the... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
CHRIS COOK
PRESIDENT
MOBILE ELECTRONICS ASSOCIATION
Chris Gardner MAAP
Vice President
Automotive Aftermarket Supplier Association (AASA)
Jeff Varick
President and Founder
BrandMotion
John Waraniak
Vice President of Vehicle Technology
Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA)
Tracks:
  • Service Professionals
  • AAPEXedu

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 705
If we were to start by trying to perform many different tests on every car starting with compression testing, moving on to ignitions specific tests and followed by fuel tests, we would never make any money on any diagnostic job at all. What if we took a different approach? An... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
John Forro
Owner
A.S.T. Training
Tracks:
  • Service Professionals
  • AAPEXedu

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #2
Speaker(s)
Tom Sypherd
Instructor
UNOH
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Electric Car & Alt. Fuel/Energy

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #1
Speaker(s)
Mike Rose
Director of Operations
Bartec USA
Winston Lee
Technical Trainer
Bartec USA
Tracks:
Sponsored by: Bartec USA
  • Mobility Garage - Shop Equip & Tech.

11:00 AM - 11:20 AM

  • Room: Sands Expo, Lets Tech Stage
Driver assistance systems are paving the way for advancements in driving, and Bosch Automotive Aftermarket is at the forefront of making sure forward-facing camera-based systems are recalibrated and working as the OEM intended after the camera is disturbed. Lane Keep Assist and Lane Departure Warning systems help provide a safer driving... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Steve Zack
Robert Bosch
Tracks:
  • Let's Tech

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #2
Speaker(s)
Chris Womock
Lieutenant
Indianapolis Fire
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Electric Car & Alt. Fuel/Energy

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #1
The foundations of chassis dynamics are reviewed. Details of how the chassis angles, such as toe, caster and camber, are influenced with different settings. Concluding with a short summary of Kamm’s circle. Electro-mechanical steering solutions will be summarized. The main focus is on the most popular electro-mechanical steering rack, namely dual... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Dirk Fuchs
Technical Training Manager
ZF Aftermarket
Tracks:
Sponsored by: ZF Aftermarket
  • Mobility Garage - Shop Equip & Tech.

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 703
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • All Audiences, Ntl. Service, Repair Shops, SP
  • AAPEXedu
  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 704
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • All Aftermarket Audiences
  • AAPEXedu

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 701
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Service Professionals
  • AAPEXedu
  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 706
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • All Aftermarket Audiences
  • AAPEXedu

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #2
Speaker(s)
Albie Venezio
Vehicle Technical Manager
ICOM North America
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Electric Car & Alt. Fuel/Energy

12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #1
Variables Of Variable Displacement Technology Variable displacement is here to stay, and in this course from the Delphi Technologies Training Series, instructor Dave Hobbs will discuss the similarities and differences between the manufacturers and how they approach variable displacement technology. Topics covered include: Diagnostic Testing Using Scantools & Meters Compression Testing While Using Bi-directional... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Dave Hobbs
Field Training/Program Developer
Delphi Technologies
Tracks:
Sponsored by: Delphi Technologies
  • Mobility Garage - Shop Equip & Tech.

1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #2
Speaker(s)
Dr. John Frala
Professor
Rio Hondo College
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Electric Car & Alt. Fuel/Energy

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #1
Toyota provides a tremendous amount of information about system operation and evaluation. The key is understanding where to find what is needed quickly and apply it accurately to gain direction and answers. This session will cover key documents and scan tool features that will save time and effort when evaluating... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Jim Cokonis
Senior Curriculum Developer
Carquest Technical Institute
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Shop Equip & Tech.

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 704
This workshop is actually focused at employees of all levels and does not assume that you are the CEO or leader of the business. Focus is on identifying some of the unwritten rules within the department or business that are problematic and influenced by the participant. Attendees will learn: Strategies for impacting... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Dr. L. Todd Thomas
Associate Academic Dean
DeVos Graduate School of Management, Northwood University
Tracks:
  • All Aftermarket Audiences
  • AAPEXedu

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 701
Panel discussion with Chris Chesney, Donny Seyfer, Kyle Holt and moderated by Carm Capriotto. Current and future technicians need to see a clear pathway for a rewarding career. Students, parents, instructors and shop owners become key players. In-service technicians and employers role will be to provide a curriculum to ensure... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Carm Capriotto
Podcast Host
Remarkable Results Radio Podcast
Chris Chesney
Senior Director of Customer Training
Carquest Technical Institute
Donny Seyfer
Executive Officer & Shop Owner
National Automotive Service Task Force (NASTF)
JILL SAUNDERS
CURRICULUM DEVELOPER
TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA
Kyle Holt
PRESIDENT
S/P2
Tracks:
  • Service Professionals
  • AAPEXedu

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 705
This advanced fuel system course covers diagnosing fuel pumps and fuel injectors for both SFI and GDI. We’ll review newer technologies like direct fuel injection and control strategies that will help your shop and technicians keep pace with the changes in automotive technology. Other discussions in this course will include... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Dave Hobbs
Field Training/Program Developer
Delphi Technologies
Tracks:
Sponsored by: Delphi Technologies
  • Service Professionals
  • AAPEXedu

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #2
Speaker(s)
Alan Nagel
SAE Certified Vehicle Electrification Professional
Sun Country Highways Ltd.
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Electric Car & Alt. Fuel/Energy

2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #1
This session will demonstrate the application of techniques covered in Using Toyota Resources for Accurate Diagnosis and tie it all together. Answers will be shown to analytic questions like: What is ISC Flow control and what does it mean? Is that injector disabled by strategy or failure? What is the Fail Safe behavior for... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Jim Cokonis
Senior Curriculum Developer
Carquest Technical Institute
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Shop Equip & Tech.

3:15 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #2
Speaker(s)
LYLE TAYLOR
INSTRUCTOR/PROGRAM DEVELOPER
ATECH TRAINING INC
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Electric Car & Alt. Fuel/Energy

3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #1
After attending this course, the student will have an understanding what telematics are, they will relate to the types of telematics vehicles that are currently coming into their shop, they will have an insight into some of the newer technologies regarding telematics and they will learn what they can personally... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
John Forro
Owner
A.S.T. Training
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Shop Equip & Tech.

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 703
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Ntl. Service Chains, Repair Shops, Service Pros
  • AAPEXedu
  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 706
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Parts Suppliers
  • AAPEXedu
  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 704
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • All Aftermarket Audiences
  • AAPEXedu

4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: Mobility Garage #2
Speaker(s)
Austin Dabney
Manager of Communications
Growth Energy
Tracks:
  • Mobility Garage - Electric Car & Alt. Fuel/Energy

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