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Wire & Gas 2015: registrations open!

Click to download the W&G 2015 registration form
Click to download the W&G 2015 registration form

VASA returns once again to its birthplace for Wire & Gas in 2015

Date: June 5-7 2015

Venue: Marriott Surfers Paradise Resort & Spa with behind-the-scenes tour and training at the state-of-the-art SuperCool HVAC testing facility (transfers included).

  • Training
  • trade show
  • cocktail party
  • dinner & entertainment
  • networking
  • industry experts forum
  • VASA AGM
  • optional partner program

Secure your spot now by downloading the registration form here!

Wire & Gas 2015 is proudly sponsored by:

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Training program and experts forum

Wire & Gas delegates will experience four three-hour training workshops over two days, plus a shorter optional fifth session. All levels of technician will benefit from the training on offer.

The experts forum provides the opportunity to learn from leaders in the automotive air conditioning and auto-electrical industry

Peter Trees of the Ford Motor Company

Engine management systems

Official Ford Australia trainer Peter Trees will cover the technical aspects of engine management systems including: Oscilloscope patterns and diagnosis · input and output signals · CANbus, ISO, and Lin networks · speeds and scope patterns · beyond the diagnostic trouble code · relationship of the O2 sensor and catalytic converter · freeze frame codes explained · ignition system voltage versus duration · module programming

Grant Hand with Mark Mitchell

R1234yf operating characteristics and handling techniques

Top automotive climate control trainer Grant Hand and VASA director Mark Mitchell will present a detailed session on the operating characteristics and handling techniques of R1234yf, the new class 2L refrigerant. A detailed review of the refrigerant’s enthalpy properties in comparison to R134a will provide a practical understanding of its characteristics and on-vehicle training will use a dedicated R1234yf system along with the relevant gauges, evacuation unit, proprietary cylinder and fittings.

Peter Stubley

Deep cycle batteries and solar

VASA director and TAFE teacher Peter Stubley brings you up to speed on the characteristics of deep cycle batteries including discharge, recharge and state of charge. Dual battery systems will also be covered, including DC to DC chargers, MPPT voltage regulators, calculating voltage drop and correct cable selection. Peter will also explain what solar panels really produce, peak sun hours and how to design systems for electrical self-sufficiency.

Brett Meads

From Freud to Fleetwood Mac

VASA Vice President Brett Meads will provide insights into the psychology of business in the automotive industry. Focus on your customer and your paycheque will look after itself.

Optional session (subject to demand)

Air conditioning basics

To complement the other training on offer at Wire & Gas, Brett Meads and Peter Stubley will provide an optional theory refresher course for those interested in getting their understanding of automotive air conditioning fundamentals up to scratch.

Secure your spot now by downloading the registration form here!

Program

Friday June 5

  • Arrive at Marriott
  • Happy hour
  • Trade show open 6-8pm

Saturday June 6

  • Training at Marriott and SuperCool/VASA head office (with transfers)
  • Evening – trade show, AGM, experts forum and cocktails

Sunday June 7

  • Training at Marriott and SuperCool/VASA head office (with transfers)
  • Evening – dinner & entertainment

Secure your spot now by downloading the registration form here!

Pricing

  • Full delegate price: $695 members / $795 non-members (includes all training, transfers and catering)
  • One-day training: $495
  • Partner program: $195 (subject to numbers, includes business training)
  • Partner delegate: $265 (dinner, cocktail and happy hour)
  • Marriott rooms: From $215 per night including breakfast for one

Remember, training at Wire & Gas is tax deductible!

Secure your spot now by downloading the registration form here!

Accommodation and travel

Special VASA room rates at the Marriott start at $215 per night including breakfast for one, subject to availability at the time of booking, so be quick!

For help with accommodation, travel and delegate bookings please contact Michelle Albert on 0418 740 589.

Secure your spot now by downloading the registration form here!

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