California Automotive Teachers

Virtual Conference Fall 2020

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9:00 to 10:15


How Glancda can support Los Angeles area community college auto tech programs in time of Covid. We will cover grant opportunities, job placement platform (AutomotoHR) with new car dealers for student technicians (part time, full time upon completion of AA degree), and discuss how we can be more involved in advisory meetings. Zoom Meeting ID: 842 5015 2192


"Latest Smog Check News"

Bureau of Automotive Repair Speakers: Edward VanMil & Rocky Carlisle


"Autonomous and EV Disruption

The Electric Disruption and How it will Affect the Automotive Industry" This presentation will encompass the autonomous and electric vehicle technologies that are being developed by OEM and government entities. This will also include information on how this transition will affect power consumption within the US.


10:20 to 11:45

"ADAS Perception Systems - Visualization for Education" Speaker: Scott Brown.

Many of the calibration tasks being performed on vehicles provide zero visual cues for the technician calibrator. If a problem occurs, the technician is left to troubleshoot the issue. This presentation will demonstrate some of the visual aids that Scott Brown and the team at AESwave are using in their hands-on ADAS training programs.


"Setting up a COVID Safe Lab and Remote Training Techniques" Speaker: Michael Klyde.

Sharing of Covid-19 Safe Lab materials with adaption to your campus. Questions and conversation encouraged to get the conversations going on your campus. 90+ minutes


"Teaching CAN Bus Diagnosis With Information at the DLC"

This seminar will demonstrate how to teach CAN Bus Diagnosis with only information available at the DLC. It is not intended as a full diagnosis since no modules will be disconnected. All information is available using a Break Out Box, DMM, DSO and scanner. Time permitting we will look at some case studies.


2:00 to 3:15

"Auto Upkeep ONLINE Academy" Auto Upkeep. Speaker: Michael Gray.

Do you need a distance learning solution? Attend this virtual presentation to learn about the Auto Upkeep ONLINE Academy, an all-in-one solution to help you teach your introductory automotive course from school, home, or a blended learning environment.


"How COVID-19 Affects ASE Accreditation" ASE Education Foundation. Speaker: Mike Colley.

We will discuss how the pandemic is affecting programs' ability to meet ASE Accreditation standards and ASE's response to those challenges.