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News   March 18, 2013   by Auto Service World

Register Now For ToolTech 2013

To be held April 23-25, 2013 at Hyatt Mission Bay, San Diego, California, ETI has announced the line-up of industry leaders addressing the issues, challenges, new technologies and initiatives  important to ToolTech attendees.

Keynote Speaker – What You Need to Know About the Economy

James Cunningham, Associate Professor of Clinical Finance and Business Economics, USC Marshall School of Business

Automotive Industry Collaboration Panel

Moderated by: Charlie Gorman, Executive Manager, ETI

Aaron Lowe, Vice President, Government Affairs, Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association

Skip Potter, Executive Manager, National Automotive Service Task Force (NASTF)

Mark Zachos, President of DG Technologies and Chairman of SAE’s E/E Committee

Shop Owners Perspective Panel

Moderated by: Ben Johnson, Director of Product Development, Mitchell 1

Randy Begin of Mission HIlls Automotive/Cass Street Automotive

Jose Zendejas of Poway Auto Repair

Will Artega of Pacific Auto Service

Collision Repair – Updates and Opportunities

Moderated by: Timothy W. Morgan, Managing Director- Spanesi Americas, Inc.

Jason Bartanen, Technical Director, I-CAR

Clark Plucinski, Executive Director, Collision Repair Education Foundation

Aftermarket Testing and OEM Build Information Integration

Scott Bolt, Manager Product Development (MAHLE Test Systems), MAHLE Powertrain, LLC

Overview of the End Users of Tools and Equipment

Larry Greenberger, Group Publisher, Transportation, Professional Tool & Equipment News

A/C Refrigerant (R1234YF) Information Panel

Moderated by: Jeff Murphy President/CEO of RTI, a Division of MAHLE Clevite, Inc

Peter J. Coll, Vice President, Neutronics Refrigerant Analysis

Mary Koban, Senior Technical Service Specialist, DuPont Flouroproducts

Ward Atkinson, Chairman, SAE ICCC

Telematics Access and Solutions 

Moderated by: Charlie Gorman, Executive Manager, ETI

Christopher W. Bahlman – Service Operations Director, North America

Robert Beckmann, President, Beckmann Technologies, BlueLink Diagnostic Solutions

Scott Luckett, MAAP, Vice President, Technology Standards, Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association

For more information on the Speakers and Subjects that will be presented at ToolTech 2013, visit: