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Automechanika Chicago presents Motor Age Training Live

April 24 - 26, 2015, McCormick Place West, Chicago, IL   

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  • 50 of the top automotive training speakers
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Friday, April 24, 2015 - Service and Collision Repair Training

Start End Seminar Title Instructor
8:30 AM 11:45 AM Asian Drivability John Thornton
8:30 AM 11:45 AM

Becoming a Successful Entrepreneur & Multi-Auto Shop Owner & Operator

Thank You to the Session Sponsor Mudlick Mail

Greg Sands & Sherri Sands, Mudlick Mail  Mudlick Mail
8:30 AM 11:45 AM Understanding, Diagnosing and Repairing Fuel Trim Problems Bernie Thompson
8:30 AM 11:45 AM Scan This! John Anello
8:30 AM 11:45 AM

Increasing Your Revenue With Hybrid Vehicle Service

Thank You to the Session Sponsor Panoptic Training (AR&D)

Paul Pate, 
Panoptic Training (AR&D)
Panoptic Training
8:30 AM 11:45 AM

Top 10 DTCs

Thank you to the session sponsor, Mitchell 1

Ken Zanders Mitchell 1
8:30 AM 11:45 AM Scoping Battery/Starting/Charging Systems Albin Moore
8:30 AM 11:45 AM Essential Scope Techniques Matt Fanslow
8:30 AM 11:45 AM

Unlock Your Potential with Effective Business Modeling

Thank You to the Session Sponsor Automotive Training Institute (ATI)

Matt Winslow, Automotive Training Institute (ATI) ATI
8:30 AM 11:45 AM

Measuring and Managing a Service Shop in the New "Service on Need" Business Model

Thank You to the Session Sponsor Mitchell 1

Bob Greenwood Mitchell 1
8:30 AM 11:45 AM

MACS Annual Update

Thank You to the Session Sponsor MACS

Larry Turay, MACS MACS
8:30 AM 11:45 AM

TPMS Tips & Tricks: Diagnostics and Process Review

Thank You to the Session Sponsor BartecUSA

Michael Rose, BartecUSA Bartec USA
8:30 AM 11:45 AM

Hot Heads - Advanced Cooling Systems

Thank You to the Session Sponsor NAPA Autotech

Donny Seyfer, NAPA Autotech NAPA Autotech
8:30 AM 11:45 AM Gasoline Direct Injection Scot Manna
8:30 AM 11:45 AM Sherlock Holmes Diagnostics Jim Morton
8:30 AM 11:45 AM

Sensible Diagnostics for Sensible Technicians

Thank You to the Session Sponsor Superior Transmission Parts

Dean Mason, Superior Transmission Parts Superior Transmission
8:30 AM 11:45 AM

Optimizing Paint Material Profitability

Thank You to the Session Sponsor AkzoNobel

Ryan Ross &
Scott Wheeler, AkzoNobel
AkzoNobel
8:30 AM 11:45 AM

Using iATN In The Classroom

Thank You to the Session Sponsor iATN

Scott Brown, iATN iATN
8:30 AM 11:45 AM

Understanding Electronic Stability Controls Systems and Advanced Dynamic Driver Assist Programs and It's Effect on Your Wheel Alignment Business

Thank you to Session Sponsor Snap-on Equipment

Chris Sobieski, Snap-on Equipment Snap-on Equipment
8:30 AM 11:45 AM Team-Based Learning & Flipping the Classroom   Tim Dwyer
2:00 PM 5:15 PM A Framework for Complex Testing and Diagnostics: Wiring Diagrams and Waveforms Jorge Menchu
2:00 PM 5:15 PM

Continuous Improvement Best Practices

Thank You to the Session Sponsor Axalta

Mike Anderson, Axalta Axalta
2:00 PM 5:15 PM

OBD II Diagnosis, Monitors and Repairs

Thank You to the Session Sponsor Mitchell 1

G. Truglia Mitchell 1
2:00 PM 5:15 PM

Financial Management for the Auto Repair Business 

Thank You to the Session Sponsor Mitchell 1

Vin Waterhouse Mitchell 1
2:00 PM 5:15 PM Hybrid Repair: Is Your Shop Ready? Dave Macholz
2:00 PM 5:15 PM What They Don't Tell You About Electrical Troubleshooting Vince Fischelli
2:00 PM 5:15 PM Mastering Voltage Drop  Jaime Lazarus
2:00 PM 5:15 PM Electrical Troubleshooting - Making the Complex Simple Tony Martin
2:00 PM 5:15 PM

The Numbers Don't Lie - Tracking Internet Marketing

Thank You to the Session Sponsor AutoShop Solutions

Danny Sanchez, AutoShop Solutions Autoshop Solutions
2:00 PM 5:15 PM

Measuring and Managing a Service Shop in the New "Service on Need" Business Model

Thank You to the Session Sponsor Mitchell 1

Bob Greenwood Mitchell 1
2:00 PM 5:15 PM

Welding For Success

Thank You to the Session Sponsor VeriFacts

VeriFacts Panel VeriFacts
2:00 PM 5:15 PM Essential Diagnostic Steps For Drivability And Electrical Issues Eric Ziegler
2:00 PM 5:15 PM

Emissions Control Diagnostics Workshop

Thank You to the Session Sponsor Walker Emissions Control/Tenneco

Kris Lewis, 
Walker Emissions
Control/Tenneco
Walker Emissions Control
2:00 PM 5:15 PM Misfire: Efficient and Effective Diagnosis Scott Shotton
2:00 PM 5:15 PM

Servicing R-1234yf Vehicle A/C Systems: 
What Every Service Center Needs To Know

Thank You to the Session Sponsor Neutronics & DuPont

Peter Coll from Neutronics & 
Mary Koban from DuPont

Neutronics  DuPont

2:00 PM 3:30 PM

The Medium Duty Truck Workshop

Thank You to the Session Sponsor TransTec by Corteco

Peter Luban TransTec
2:00 PM 3:30 PM

The New Era Of Clutch System Technology

Thank You to the Session Sponsor ALTO

Ray Engel, Senior VP of engineering, ALTO ALTO
2:00 PM 4:00 PM

Active Mentoring

Thank You to the Session Sponsor ASE Industry Education Alliance

Carl Hader, ASE Industry Education Alliance ASE IEA
2:00 PM 5:15 PM

Advanced Drivability & Diagnostics: "Diagnose Efficiently the First Time"

Thank You to the Session Sponsor NGK

Jason Norwood, NGK NGK
2:00 PM 5:15 PM

QuickBooks for the Collision Repair Industry...The Ultimate Owner's Program

Thank You to the Session Sponsor AEII

Tony Passwater, 
AEII
AEII
2:00 PM 3:30 PM

How the Automotive Industry is Changing Structural Repair

Thank You to the Session Sponsor 3M

Shawn Collins & Jason Scharton, 3M 3M
2:00 PM 5:15 PM

Steel vs Aluminum: Fact and Fiction

Thank you to Session Sponsor Chief Automotive

Ken Boylan, Chief Automotive Chief Automotive

Saturday, April 25, 2015 - Service and Collision Repair Training 

8:30 AM 11:45 AM A Framework for Complex Testing and Diagnostics: Wiring Diagrams and Waveforms Jorge Menchu
8:30 AM 11:45 AM

Becoming a Successful Entrepreneur & Multi-Auto Shop Owner & Operator

Thank You to the Session Sponsor Mudlick Mail

Greg Sands & Sherri Sands, Mudlick Mail  Mudlick Mail
8:30 AM 11:45 AM

Understand and Diagnosing Hybrid Vehicles

Thank You to the Session Sponsor Mitchell 1

G. Truglia Mitchell 1
8:30 AM 10:00 AM Transmission and Drivability Diagnostics

Thank You to the Session Sponsor TransTec by Corteco

Wayne Colonna, TransTec by Corteco TransTec
8:30 AM 11:45 AM Inside Honda IMA Dave Macholz
8:30 AM 11:45 AM What They Don't Tell You About Electrical Troubleshooting Vince Fischelli
8:30 AM 11:45 AM Mastering Voltage Drop Jaime Lazarus
8:30 AM 11:45 AM

Logistical Diagnostics

Thank You to the Session Sponsor Mitchell 1

Scot Manna Mitchell 1
8:30 AM 11:45 AM Electrical Troubleshooting - Making the Complex Simple Tony Martin
8:30 AM 11:45 AM Fans and Followers Make Sales and Profits!™

Thank You to the Session Sponsor AutoShop Solutions

Danny Sanchez, AutoShop Solutions Autoshop Solutions
8:30 AM 11:45 AM Diagnostic Strategies John Anello
8:30 AM 11:45 AM Essential Diagnostic Steps For Drivability And Electrical Issues Eric Ziegler
8:30 AM 11:45 AM Emissions Control Diagnostics Workshop

Thank You to the Session Sponsor Walker Emissions Control/Tenneco

Kris Lewis, 
Walker Emissions
Control/Tenneco
Walker Emissions Control
8:30 AM 11:45 AM

Advanced Drivability and Performance Diagnostics - How a gas analyzer can streamline diagnostic procedures and make you more money

Thank You to the Session Sponsor ANSED Diagnoistic Solutions

Ron Bilyeu - 
ANSED Diagnoistic Solutions

ANSED
8:30 AM 11:45 AM Misfire: Efficient and Effective Diagnosis Scott Shotton
8:30 AM 11:45 AM Servicing R-1234yf Vehicle A/C Systems:  What Every Service Center Needs To Know

Thank You to the Session Sponsor Neutronics & DuPont

Peter Coll from Neutronics & 
Mary Koban from DuPont

Neutronics  DuPont

8:30 AM 10:00 AM Real World Fixes

Thank You to the Session Sponsor Precision International

John Parmenter, Precision International Precision International
8:30 AM 11:45 AM Using Parameter Identification Data and Pressure Transducers to diagnose today’s modern transmissions Jesse Zacarias
8:30 AM 11:45 AM

How to Use Digital Marketing to Grow Your Business in a Consolidating Market

Thank You to the Session Sponsors eMarketing Sherpas

Frank Terlep eMarketing Sherpas
8:30 AM 10:00 AM Developing A Dynamic Advisory Committee

Thank You to the Session Sponsor ASE Industry Education Alliance

Carl Hader, ASE Industry Education Alliance ASE IEA
8:30 AM 11:45 AM

Reading and Writing Skills in the Automotive Classroom

Thank You to the Session Sponsor Identifix

Tim Dwyer & Judy Wax, Identifix Identifix
8:30 AM 11:45 AM

J2534 Reprogramming

Thank You to the Session Sponsor Bosch Automotive Service Solutions

Duane "Doc" Watson, 
Bosch Automotive Service Solutions
Bosch
8:30 AM 11:45 AM

Mastering CAN Bus Failures With Your Multimeter & Scope

Thank You to the Session Sponsor Delphi

Greg Moyers, Delphi Delphi
8:30 AM 11:45 AM 6.7L Diesel theory and operation

Thank You to the Session Sponsor NAPA Autotech

Tom Rayk, NAPA Autotech NAPA Autotech
8:30 AM 11:45 AM

Post Repair Inspection Analysis

Thank You to the Session Sponsor P&L Consultants

Larry Montanez,
P&L Consultants
P&L Consultants
9:00 AM 10:00 AM The New ASE Light Duty Hybrid/Electric Vehicle Specialist Certification

Thank You to the Session Sponsor ASE

Tony Molla, ASE ASE
10:15 AM 11:45 AM

What You Don't Know May Close Your Business

Thank You to the Session Sponsor AEII

Tony Passwater, AEII AEII
10:15 AM 11:45 AM

Seam Sealer Matching Made Easy

Thank You to the Session Sponsor 3M

Dennis Keicher,
3M
3M
8:30 AM 11:45 AM

Steel vs Aluminum: Fact and Fiction

Thank you to Session Sponsor Chief Automotive

Ken Boylan, Chief Automotive Chief Automotive
2:00 PM 5:15 PM GM Drivability John Thornton
2:00 PM 5:15 PM

Financial Best Practices

Thank You to the Session Sponsor Axalta

Mike Anderson, 
Axalta
Axalta
2:00 PM 5:15 PM Advanced Techniques for Diagnosing EVAP Problems Bernie Thompson
2:00 PM 5:15 PM

Financial Management for the Auto Repair Business 

Thank You to the Session Sponsor Mitchell 1

Vin Waterhouse Mitchell 1
2:00 PM 5:15 PM Hybrid Vehicle Isolation and Interlock Faults

Thank You to the Session Sponsor Panoptic Training (AR&D)

Dr. Mark Quarto, Panoptic Training (AR&D) Panoptic Training
2:00 PM 5:15 PM Networks and Communications Protocols Ken Zanders
2:00 PM 5:15 PM Drivability From The Front Seat Albin Moore
2:00 PM 5:15 PM Essential Scope Techniques Matt Fanslow
2:00 PM 5:15 PM How to Fall in Love with Your Automotive Repair Business All Over Again Scott Wheeler, ACGI ACGI
2:00 PM 5:15 PM Is Your Collision Repair Business Ready for the Future?

Thank You to the Session Sponsor Automotive Training Institute (ATI)

Tom McGee, Automotive Training Institute (ATI) ATI
2:00 PM 5:15 PM A/C Best Practices

Thank You to the Session Sponsor MACS

Larry Turay, MACS MACS
2:00 PM 5:15 PM TPMS Tips & Tricks: Diagnostics and Process Review

Thank You to the Session Sponsor BartecUSA

Michael Rose, BartecUSA Bartec USA
2:00 PM 5:15 PM

Ford EcoBoost, Sync and Integrated Diagnostic System; Ford's Total Approach from Design to Diagnosis

Donny Seyfer
2:00 PM 5:15 PM Diagnosing Body Modules With the Scan Tool Rich Peterson & G Truglia
2:00 PM 5:15 PM

New Exhaust Technologies Including Clean Diesels

Thank You to the Session Sponsor Magnaflow

Gary Stamberger
Magnaflow
Magnaflow
2:00 PM 5:15 PM

Using Smoke As A Diagnostic Tool

Thank You to the Session Sponsor Redline Detection

Redline Detection
2:00 PM 5:15 PM Analyzing the Ignition Waveform Jim Morton
2:00 PM 3:30 PM

The Medium Duty Truck Workshop

Thank You to the Session Sponsor TransTec by Corteco

Peter Luban TransTec
2:00 PM 5:15 PM

Sensible Diagnostics for Sensible Technicians

Thank You to the Session Sponsor Superior Transmission Parts

Dean Mason, Superior Transmission Parts Superior Transmission
2:00 PM 5:15 PM Leveraging Your PC for the Automotive Service Professional

Thank You to the Session Sponsor iATN

Scott Brown, iATN iATN
2:00 PM 5:15 PM Creative ways to teach Electricity   Tim Dwyer
2:00 PM 3:30 PM

Air and Fuel Systems efficiency testing with a Scan Tool

Thank You to the Session Sponsor Bosch Automotive Service Solutions

Steven Zack
Bosch Automotive Service Solutions
Bosch
2:00 PM 5:15 PM

Aftermarket Access to OEM Service Information

Thank You to the Session Sponsor NASTF

Skip Potter, NASTF NASTF
2:00 PM 3:00 PM ROI of ASE Certifications

Thank You to the Session Sponsor ASE

Tony Molla,
ASE
ASE
2:00 PM 5:15 PM

QuickBooks for the Collision Repair Industry...The Ultimate Owner's Program

Thank You to the Session Sponsor AEII

 

Tony Passwater, 
AEII

AEII
2:00 PM 5:15 PM Modern Engine Lubrication 

Thank You to the Session Sponsor NAPA Autotech

Kevin McCartney,
NAPA Autotech
NAPA Autotech
2:00 PM 5:15 PM

Aluminum Damage Analysis

Thank You to the Session Sponsor P&L Consultants

Larry Montanez,
P&L Consultants
P&L Consultants
2:00 PM 5:15 PM

Understanding Electronic Stability Controls Systems and Advanced Dynamic Driver Assist Programs and It's Effect on Your Wheel Alignment Business

Thank you to Session Sponsor Snap-on Equipment

Chris Sobieski, Snap-on Equipment Snap-on Equipment
3:45 PM 5:15 PM

Maximize Your Paint Shop Productivity

Thank You to the Session Sponsor 3M

Shawn Ryan,
3M

3M

Sunday, April 26, 2015 - Service and Collision Repair Training

8:30 AM 10:00 AM Industry Town Hall Pete Meier
8:30 AM 10:00 AM

Transmission and Drivability Diagnostics

Thank You to the Session Sponsor TransTec by Corteco

Wayne Colonna, TransTec by Corteco TransTec
8:30 AM 11:45 AM

Bosch Direct Injection Technology Update

Thank You to the Session Sponsor Bosch Automotive Service Solutions

Bob Pattengale
Bosch Automotive Service Solutions
Bosch
8:30 AM 11:45 AM Vehicle Security is More than Just Keys

Thank You to the Session Sponsor NASTF

Skip Potter, NASTF NASTF
8:30 AM 11:45 AM Electrical Quick Diag & Repairs Rich Peterson & G. Truglia
8:30 AM 11:45 AM Reflashing Electronic Modules In The Real World

Thank You to the Session Sponsor Delphi

Greg Moyers, Delphi Delphi
8:30 AM 11:45 AM Mastering the Six Financial Keys to Build A Multi-Million Dollar Shop Scott Wheeler, ACGI ACGI
8:30 AM 11:45 AM

Section 609 Certification 
 

NOTE:  This is a new certification program and meets SAE standard J2845 for working with the new refrigerant, R1234yf

Please note there is an additional $15 testing fee collected at the door.  

Thank You to the Session Sponsor MACS

Larry Turay, MACS MACS
8:30 AM 11:45 AM Catalytic Converter Technology And Its Relationship To OBD

Thank You to the Session Sponsor Magnaflow

Gary Stamberger, 
Magnaflow
Magnaflow
8:30 AM 11:45 AM Diagnosing HD and Turbos

Thank You to the Session Sponsor Redline Detection

Redline Detection
8:30 AM 11:45 AM 6.7L Diesel theory and operation

Thank You to the Session Sponsor NAPA Autotech

Tom Rayky,
NAPA Autotech
NAPA Autotech
8:30 AM 11:45 AM Advanced Drivability and Performance Diagnostics – How a gas analyzer can streamline diagnostic procedures and make you more money.

Thank You to the Session Sponsor ANSED Diagnoistic Solutions

Ron Bilyeu,
ANSED Diagnoistic Solutions

ANSED
8:30 AM 11:45 AM Using Parameter Identification Data and Pressure Transducers to diagnose today’s modern transmissions Jesse Zacarias
8:30 AM 10:00 AM

Real World Fixes

Thank You to the Session Sponsor Precision International

John Parmenter, Precision International Precision International
8:30 AM 11:45 AM

How to Use Digital Marketing to Grow Your Business in a Consolidating Market

Thank You to the Session Sponsors eMarketing Sherpas

Frank Terlep eMarketing Sherpas
8:30 AM 11:45 AM Reading and Writing Skills in the Automotive Classroom

Thank You to the Session Sponsor Identifix

Tim Dwyer & Judy Wax, Identifix Identifix
8:30 AM 11:45 AM Intermittent Misfires - Advanced Misfire Monitor Diagnostics

Thank You to the Session Sponsor Delphi

Dave Hobbs, Delphi Delphi
8:30 AM 11:45 AM Advanced Drivability & Diagnostics: "Diagnose Efficiently the First Time"

Thank You to the Session Sponsor NGK

Jason Norwood, NGK NGK
8:30 AM 11:45 AM

The New 300,000 mile\500,000 km Service Strategy

Thank You to the Session Sponsor NAPA Autotech

Kevin McCartney,
NAPA Autotech
NAPA Autotech

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