2019 GPADA Automotive Technician Careers Conference Agenda

/2019 GPADA Automotive Technician Careers Conference Agenda

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE!

8:30am – 9:00am

Registration – Continental Breakfast

9:00am – 9:15am

Welcome – John Putzier, CEO, GPADA

9:15am – 10:00am

OEM Panel – Introduction (Dave Amati – Moderator)

  • John Goncalves – Ford Motor Company
  • Winston Morgan – Toyota
  • 10 Minute Comments, Q&A

10:00am – 10:45am

Women in the Automotive Industry – Introduction (Lisa McIntyre – Moderator)

  • Kristen Beswick – Ford Parts & Service Director, #1 Cochran
  • Cathy Glasgow – Dealer Owner, Butler County Ford
  • Jenny Miller – Davies Ford Technician, Ford ASSET Graduate
  • 10 Minute Comments, Q&A

10:45am – 11:00am

Break

11:00am – 11:45am

Attract, Hire, Develop & Retain Auto Technicians – Introduction (Dave Amati)

  • Ryan Addeo – Penske Automotive Group / General Manager, Robinson Township CarSense Superstore

11:45am – 12:30pm

Business & Education Collaboration – Introduction (Tom Yoder – Moderator)

  • Kara Chan – Rosedale Technical College / Mazda
  • Mark Gizler – Lenape CTE Instructor
  • Eric Heasley – Director, A.W. Beattie CTC
  • Dave Winzek – Smail GMC Service Manager
  • 10 Minute Comments, Q&A

12:30pm

Closing: John Putzier, CEO, GPADA

Date

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Location

GPADA Headquarters
207 Sigma Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15238

Time

8:30am – 12:30pm