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NCTS 2018

National Conference & Tech Sessions

August 16-19, 2018

Autologic is excited to announce the revival of NCTS in 2018! With support from our partners at WORLDPAC Training Institute and CARQUEST Technical Institute, we're offering instructor led classes with some of the top names in the industry over the course of two days for the first time since 2015.

Rated the single largest European training event in North America.

NCTS 2018 Registration

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Pricing

$1495—1 Tech, 1 Room
$1195—Additional Tech (max 3 people in 1 room)
$695—Guest (Welcome to all meals. Training not included.)
$1195—1 Tech with training (Hotel not included.)

 

Payment options available. Must be paid in full by August 15, 2018.

NCTS Weekend Schedule

NCTS Class Schedule

  • Thursday, August 16: Travel Day
    • Event check-in followed by opening reception
  • Friday, August 17: Training Day
    • Classes 1-5pm
    • Lunch 12-1pm
    • Classes 8am-12pm
  • Saturday, August 18: Training Day
    • Classes 8am-12pm
    • Lunch 12-1pm
    • Classes 1-5pm
    • Closing Dinner
  • Sunday, August 19: Travel Day

Class Schedule

Session

Session 1

Friday Morning

Session 2

Friday Afternoon

Session 3

Saturday Morning

Session 4

Saturday Afternoon

BMW / MINI

Class

101 - BMW Drivability

Diagnostics (Part 1)

201 - BMW

Drivability

Diagnostics (Part 2)

301 - BMW Logical

Diagnostics

401- BMW/Mini

Advanced Bus Systems

Instructor

Scot Manna/

John Thornton

Scot Manna/

John Thornton 

Scot Manna

 Eric Scharping

Class

102 - BMW New Engine

Technology 6 & 8

Cylinders

202 - BMW/Mini

J2534 Pass

Through

302 - Inroduction to

BMW G Chassis

402 - BMW

Motorsports 4

Instructor

Luke Murray

Nelson Vargas

Eric Scharping

Luke Murray

MBZ / Volvo

Class

103 - Mercedes Body

Systems IV

203 - Diagnosing Mercedes 

Automotive Electronics -

On-Board Bus Systems

303 - Volvo New Technology

403 - Mercedes Diesel Engine

Diagnosis and Repair

Instructor

Ian Lebby

Ian Lebby

Allen Osborne

 Andrew Libert

VW / Audi / Porsche

Class

104 - Autologic VW/Audi

Diagnostics & Coding

204 - Introduction 

to ODIS for VW/Audi

304 - Audi/Volkswagen 

2.0 & 1.8 Engines 

(Hands On)

404 - Hybrid Technologies in 

Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche

Instructor

Craig Shippy

 Craig Shippy

Chris Martino/

Craig Shippy 

Dirk Fuchs

Class

 

 

205 - Porsche Type 

991 & 991.2

 

405 - 2009 to present

 Porsche Type 970 Panamera

Instructor

 

Caleb Pacheco

 

Caleb Pacheco

Asian Cars

Class

105 - Toyota Hybrid

Technology Update

 

 305 - Toyota/Lexus

New Engine Technology

406 - Toyota Platforms:

Operation and Diagnosis

Instructor

Dave Macholz

 

Dave Macholz

Jim Cokonis

English Cars

Class

106 - Jaguar/Land Rover

5.0 Engine (Hands-On)

 

306 - Programming Jaguar

& Land Rover using

SDD J2534 (Live Demo)

 

Instructor

Kelly Conklin

 

Tom Morgan/

Kelly Conklin

 

Domestic / Performance

Class

 

206 - Performance

Turbocharging

307 - GM Networks and

Diagnosis

407 - GM Engine

Performance

Instructor

 

Allen Osborne

Gary Machiros

Gary Machiros

Diagnostics

Class

107 - What's New with

Autologic

207 - Critical Thinking

Diagnostic Skill

308 - Simplifying

Electricity-Sensors and

Control in Automotive

Applications (Hands on)

408 - Simplifying

Electricity-Sensors and

Control in Automotive

Applications (Hands on)

Instructor

Brian Chaffe

G Truglia

Brian Chaffe

Brian Chaffe

Class

108 - J-2534

Programming, Start to

Finish

208 - Capturing

and Finding

Intermittents in

Any Vehicle System

309 - Electronic Engine

Mechanical Testing -

Transducers and

Waveforms

409 - Mastering The

Labscope

Instructor

Gary Smith

Gary Smith

John Thornton

G Truglia

Class

109 - ZF 8HP

Transmission Second

Generation Operation

and Diagnostics

(Hands-On) - Part 1

209 - ZF 8HP

Transmission

Second Generation

Overhaul - Part 2

310 - ZF 9HP

Transmission Operation

and Overhaul (Hands on)

410 - Effective

Electrical

Troubleshooting: Stop-

Start Technologies

Instructor

Niel Speetjens/

Dirk Fuchs

Niel Speetjens/

Dirk Fuchs

Niel Speetjens/

Dirk Fuchs

Peter Orlando

Class

110 - Gasoline Direct 

Injection: Analytic Test Drive

210 - Advanced Technology Vehicles: 

Advanced Driver Assist Systems

 

 

Instructor

Randy Briggs

Randy Briggs

 

 

Management / Communication / Leadership

Class

111 - The Numbers that

Make You Profitable –

Learn to Work Smarter

Not Harder

211 - The Effective

Service Advisor

311 - Advanced Selling –

You Can Sell Anything

You Believe In

411 - Maximizing Profits

Selling Advanced Level

Diagnostic Services

Instructor

Cecil Bullard

Jeremy O'Neal

Cecil Bullard

Jeremy O'Neal

 

Omni Orlando Resort

at ChampionsGate

Classes

Dining

Hotel Bar

Pool

Lazy River