PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COURSES
Tuesday | May 14

Improving Reliability of Continuity and HiPot Testing Part 1*
Speaker: Christopher E. Strangio, President and Founder, CAMI Research Inc.
10:00 am – 12:00 pm

*Separate registration fee for Improving Reliability of Continuity and HiPot Testing Part 1 and Part 2 is $100 for all reservations secured on or before March 29, 2024. Price increases to $200 starting on March 30, 2024. One single paid registration includes Parts 1 and 2. Competitors are not allowed to attend, and the registration list will be vetted.

Basics of Ultrasonic Metal Welding
Speaker: Home Mojal, Special Systems Sales Manager, Telsonic
10:00 am – 12:00 pm

10X Your Brand and Website Traffic Utilizing Social Media
Speaker: Jeff Barth, President, JWB Manufacturing, LLC
10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Magnet Wire Insulation Piercing Connectors: Connector Selection and Validation for Magnet Wire Workshop
Speaker: Henry Stefanov, Product Marketing Specialist, ABB
10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Improving Reliability of Continuity and HiPot Testing Part 2*
Speaker: Christopher E. Strangio, President and Founder, CAMI Research Inc.
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

*Separate registration fee for Improving Reliability of Continuity and HiPot Testing Part 1 and Part 2 is $100 for all reservations secured on or before March 29, 2024. Price increases to $200 starting on March 30, 2024. One single paid registration includes Parts 1 and 2. Competitors are not allowed to attend, and the registration list will be vetted.

Understanding and Mastering High Voltage Testing
Speaker: Kevin Shelley, Cirris Inc.
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Electronics Encapsulation Techniques: Low Pressure Molding
Speaker: Terry Ng and Alek Poniatowski, LPMS-USA
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

TECHNICAL CONFERENCE
Wednesday | May 15

Wire Harness Assembly Test Using Spring-Loaded Probes and Contacts
Speakers: Matthias Zapatka Dipl.-Ing.(FH), CIS, and Olaf Huebel, INGUN USA, Inc.
9:30 am – 10:00 am

Improving Reliability, its Applications of Polyamide vs Types of Nylon, Poly-Propylene and Non-Metallic Conduit and Fitting to Improve the Strength and Life Cycle of the Wiring Design for Industrial, Agriculture, and Vehicles
Speaker: Dave Hurd, National Business Development Manager, AES-USA
9:30 am– 10:30 am

Using Data Driven AI to Troubleshoot and Prevent Wire Harness Error
Speaker: Scott Ruland, Director of Engineering, DIT-MCO International
9:30 am – 10:30 am

Digital Transformation Applied to Cable and Wire Harness Manufacturing
Speakers: David Johnson, HP Inc. and David Tucker, Product Developer, New Wave Manufacturing
9:30 am – 10:00 am

Grounding and Bonding
Speaker: Henry Stefanov, Product Marketing Specialist, ABB
10:00 am – 10:30 am

What You Need to Know about Ferrules
Speaker: Maria Schierscher, MBA, Product Marketing Manager for Tooling, Phoenix Contact
10:00 am – 10:30 am

Overcoming Mismatched Wires and Ferrules with the Right Crimping Tool
Speaker: Niklas Bode, Business Development Manager, Weidmuller
11:00 am – 11:30 am

Ultrasonic Welding Solutions Support Trends in E-mobility
Speaker: Greg Ruscak, Engineering Manager, Telsonic
11:00 am – 11:30 am

Developing a Successful Test Interface Scheme
Speaker: Willam Downton, Sales Engineer, Cirris, Inc.
11:00 am – 11:30 am

Fine Wire Bunch Ropes: Manufacturing and Applications
Speaker: Yulia Leskovets, MBA, Director of Sales and Marketing, International Wire Group
11:00 am – 12:00 pm

ESD and Thermal Properties Achievable via Resin 3D Printing
Speaker: Brian Martin, Application Engineering Manager, Loctite 3D Printing, Henkel Corporation
11:30 am-12:00 pm

Testing Electrical and Electronic Components with Cable Harness Testers: LEDs, Switches, Thermistors, Control Valves, Slip Rings, Motors, Catheters
Speaker: Christopher E. Strangio BEE, MSEE, EE, President and Founder, CAMI Research Inc.
11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Trends in Harness Design and New Automation Capabilities
Speaker: Lee Humphreys, Komax Corp
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Navigating the Complexities of Design Rule Checks (DRC) in ECAD for Wire Harness Designs
Speaker: Arik Vrobel, MBA, Founder and CEO, Cableteque
1:00 pm– 2:00 pm

Advancements in Liquid Sealers for Splices and Terminals
Speaker: Dennis Chung and Tony Tizzano, Eurotech
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Polyetherimide (PEI)-Siloxane Copolymers as an Alternative to Fluoropolymers
Speaker: Dr. Kyle Mehringer, SABIC
1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Wire Harness Re-Work Process Integrated into Manufacturing Business Process Workflows (A Best Practices Presentation)
Speaker: Scott Ryan, Cetec ERP
1:30 pm– 2:00 pm

Wire Harness Protection Workshop (Advancements in Tapes)
Speaker: Tyler Murphy, Eurotech
3:00 pm– 4:00 pm

Introduction to WHO: Wire Harness for Operators
Speaker: Carlos Plaza, IPC
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Essential Guide to Crimp Force Monitoring
Speaker: Terry Curtis, President, WireProcess Specialties
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

TECHNICAL CONFERENCE
Thursday | May 16

Heat Shrink Tubing - Product Selection and Application Fundamental
Speaker: Raynes Brown, Product Manager, Heat Shrink Tubing, Eurotech
9:30 am – 10:30 am

Software Defined Vehicles (SDV): Will the impact on transportation wiring mean decimation for harness manufacturing businesses
Speaker: Paul Johnston, Siemens Digital Industries Software
9:30 am – 10:30 am

Sustainability in Electrical Design: A Green Revolution
Speaker: Laura Mirto, Technical Marketing Manager, Zuken USA
9:30 am – 10:30 am

Automating Wire Identification
Speaker: Peter Crichton, Strategic Account Manager, Brady Worldwide
9:30 am – 10:30 am

Digitalization & Future Readiness for Automation
Speaker: George Tilli, Komax Corporation
11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Fast and Efficient Setup for High-Mix-Low-Volume Cable Harness Manufacturing and Test
Speaker: Kevin Shelley, Cirris, Inc.
11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Predictive Modeling of Large-Scale Flame tests on Cables using Cone Calorimeter
Speaker: Dr. Jiyuan Kang, Engineered Material COU, UL Solutions
11:00 am – 11:30 am

The Right Crimp: The True Difference Between a Good and Poor Connection
Speaker: Henry Stefanov, ABB
11:00 am - 12:00 pm