Posted to Educators' Forum on 2/24/2014
iATN to Live Broadcast Panel Discussion from Vision on 3/7
iATN and ASA Midwest have teamed up to bring a live feed
from the Vision Hi-Tech Training & Expo
www.visionkc.com this coming Friday, March
7th, 2014 @ 4:00pm CST. The 1 hour Educator Think Tank Panel
Discussion will be moderated by Rick Escalambre and will
allow all the educators that attended training that day to
assemble and discuss several topics and summarize the
discoveries and knowledge gained from the day's sessions.
This is an excellent opportunity for interested parties who
are unable to attend the event in person, a chance to
observe and interact with fellow industry participants.
There are a couple of ways to remotely attend this live
event. There will be a prominent link at the top of the iATN
Educators Forum linking to this post where the feed will be
hosted. Alternatively, you can go directly to the iATN
YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/user/iatn where you can provide live
feedback during the event. If you wish to interact in
real-time, this is what we recommend. For continued
discussion following the event, this thread can be utilized
Moreover, if you miss this event, don't worry, as the video
recording will always be available here or on our YouTube
The following is the current schedule for the Educator Think
Tank sessions taking place on Friday at the Vision Hi-Tech
Training and Expo.
All times are CST
8:00am - 9:45am Teaching to the YouTube Audience
10:00am - 12:00pm OBDII/CAN Update to MODEs $01 - $0A
10:00am - 12:00pm Using Mobile: What has happened? How do I
get on board?
12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch (sponsored by AesWave.com)
1:00pm - 3:30pm Engaging Today's Learners
1:00pm - 3:30pm Grant Writing Workshop - Demystifying the
4:00pm - 5:00pm Educator Think Tank Panel Discussion -
Broadcast live via iATN.
Think Tank Moderator:
Rick Escalambre: Rick is a former shop
owner and has taught at Skyline College in San Bruno, CA for
the last 29 years. He is a respected author and editor of
books in the field of Engine Performance, Emissions, and
Computer Controls. Rick has done extensive research of
Evaporative Emission Systems, OBD II system operation &
diagnosis, and Mode $06.
The panelist Bio's are as follows:
Jeff Curtis: Jeff is currently a diesel
technology instructor at Bellingham Technical College. He
has 40 years experience as a diesel equipment technician
working from the North Slope of Alaska and other large
construction projects. Jeff has been an ASE Master Certified
"M/H Truck" Technician and L2 Advanced Level
Electrical/Electronics certified for over 15 years. Jeff is
a former President of NACAT.
Paul Danner: Paul Danner (aka Scanner
Danner on YouTube) is an ASE L1 Certified Master Technician
with twenty years of field experience in electronic,
electrical and driveability diagnostics. For fourteen years
he has been employed as an instructor at Rosedale Technical
Institute where he has taught Engine Performance Diagnostics
and Basic Electrical Systems. Twelve years ago he opened his
own mobile diagnostic business which performs electrical and
electronic diagnostic services for over twenty garages.
Tim Dwyer: Tim Dwyer is an instructor at
Oklahoma State University where he teaches the Pro-Tech
Automotive internship program. After 25 years of ownership,
he sold Superwrench Import Auto in Tulsa to pursue his
teaching career. Tim has an AAS in automotive service
technology, is an Accredited Automotive Manager (AAM), and
is an ASE CMAT/L1.
Bill Lieb: Bill is an ASE Certified Master
Technician and has earned L1 Certification which he has now
held for over 25 years. From 1991 to 2006 Bill worked as a
technician in the independent automotive field and in the
fall of 2001, accepted a position as an adjunct instructor
in the automotive program at Longview Community College.
Today he is an Automotive Technology instructor, at the Fort
Osage Career and Technology Center where he has been since
August of 2006. He is still able to work with in technology,
but more importantly has the opportunity to help the youth
of today achieve their own career dreams and goals.
Doug Mueller: Doug is the owner of TecHelp,
a training company in Northern California. He got his first
full time job at a gas station in 1962. It was that same
year he became an Eagle Scout. Since that time he has
devoted his time to school and repair trades. He has worked
in, worked on, managed, and owned repair shops. Doug has
over 30,000 hours of automotive training both as a student
and teacher. He started teaching in 1972 and has a depth of
knowledge few have achieved. He has a passion for the
industry and it shows in his teaching.
Brea, California, USA
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