Illinois Fire Apparatus Mechanics Association
2019 Seminar
Date October 13th - 18th
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Sunday, October 17, 2021
7:00-9:00pm
Tired Travelers Reception

Peoria Marriot Pere Marquette Hotel

Monday, October 18, 2021 - Peoria Civic Center
7:30am
Registration

8:00am - 8:30am
New Member/First Time Attendee Presentation


General Session
8:30-9:00am
Welcome to the 2021 Conference

    Chief Don Shoevlin, President IFCA
Presentation of Colors
    Peoria Fire Department Honor Guard
Invocation
    Peoria Fire Department Chaplin
Memorial Service
    IFCA Funeral Committee
Welcoming Remarks
    Chief Jim Bachman, Peoria Fire Department
    Mayor Rita Ali, City of Peoria

9:00-9:45am
Keynote Address "Bringing It All Together"
    Howard Cross

9:45-10:00am BREAK

10:00-11:30am
"Transitions"

    Howard Cross

Monday, October 18, 2021 - Peoria Civic Center
11:00am-12:00pm
Annual IFAMA Meeting

12:00-1:00pm
Lunch with our Vendors

    Lunch will be served in the Exhibit Hall

12:30-5:00pm
Exhibits Open

4:30-5:00pm
Hospitality in the Exhibit Hall


A Note for IFAMA Attendees: IFAMA attendees are welcome and encouraged to attend the opening session of the IFCA Conference at 8:30am. You are also welcome to join any of the sessions on Monday and Tuesday if you are not scheduled for a class

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - Peoria Civic Center

Smart Power Hydraulic Generators
Class Date/Time: Oct 19, 8:30am-12:00pm, Repeated the afternoon of Oct 19, 1:00-4:30pm
Instructor: Scott Jones
Class Limit: none
Description: Students will receive instruction in hydraulic generator servicing, including diagnosis, repair, installation, operation and maintenance. It will cover electrical AC/DC and hydraulic systems and components
(course 1901 morning, course 1902 afternoon)

Pomps Tire
Class Date/Time: Oct 19, 8:30am-12:00pm, Repeated the afternoon of Oct 19, 1:00-4:30pm
Instructor: Dave Coppes
Class Limit: none
Description: Students will receive instruction in OSHA Regulations, Servicing of single and multi piece wheels and rims. Proper tire mounting procedures. Causes of irregular tire wear, factors that effect tire wear. It will also cover Zipper rupture and proper tire repair.
(course 1903 morning, course 1904 afternoon)

Kussmaul
Class Date/Time: Oct 19, 8:30am-12:00pm, Repeated the afternoon of Oct 19, 1:00-4:30pm
Instructor: Pat Hester
Class Limit: none
Description: Students will receive instruction in repairing/servicing Kussmaul auto ejects as well as an overview of Kussmaul latest products and technology
(course 1905 morning, course 1906 afternoon)

Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Holiday Inn & Suites E. Peoria


EVT F3 Prep
Class Date/Time: Oct 20, 8:30am-4:30pm
Instructor: Ben Brown
Class Limit: none
Students will receive knowledge to challenge EVT F3 Fire Pumps and Accessories Exam. The exam covers the standards as described in NFPA 1901, Standard for Automotive Fire Apparatus in NFPA 1911, Standard for the Inspection, Maintenance, Testing and Retirement of In-Service Automotive Fire Apparatus.
(course 2001)

AC Delco/CPS EVAP Diagnosis
Class Date/Time: Oct 20, 8:30am-12:00pm
Instructor: Frank
Class Limit: none
Description: Students will get an overview of evaporative emissions and the systems that control them. Topics include the function of the fuel tank, ventilation system, charcoal canister purge and vent valves, fuel tank pressure sensors, leak detection pumps, and other components. Also, discussion of the strategies and function of Onboard Refueling Vapor Recovery, Engine Off Natural Vacuum, including the diagnosis of P0440, P0442, and other EVAP system DTC's.
(course 2002)

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 continued
Holiday Inn & Suites E. Peoria


AC Delco/CPS Multiplex Diagnosis
Class Date/Time: Oct 20, 1:00-4:30pm
Instructor: Frank
Class Limit: none
Description: Students will get an overview of diagnosing complex network system failures. It will focus on diagnostic strategy in problem solving skills for serial data failure modes in multiplex networks. Included network protocols: CAN, LIN, GMLAN, MOST. Repair methods will be covered.
(course 2003)

AC Delco/CPS Multiplex Diagnosis
Class Date/Time: Oct 20, 8:30am-12:00pm, Repeated the afternoon of Oct 20, 1:00-4:30pm
Instructor: Phillip Baumann
Class Limit: none
Description: Students will receive instruction in Meritor foundation drum brakes and disc brake systems. (
(course 2004 morning, course 2005 afternoon)

AC Delco/CPS Multiplex Diagnosis
Class Date/Time: Oct 20, 8:30am-12:00pm, Repeated the afternoon of Oct 20, 1:00-4:30pm
Instructor: Chris Freundt
Class Limit: none
Description: Students will receive instruction in Cummins Quickserve, Insite, and emission operation and related problem/troubleshooting. Also covered will be new 2024 emissions standards.
(course 2006 morning, course 2007 afternoon)

Thursday, October 17, 2019
Holiday Inn & Suites, E. Peoria


AC Delco/CPS TPMS Systems
Class Date/Time: Oct 21, 8:30am-12:00pm
Instructor: Frank
Class Limit: none
Description: Students will receive instruction on Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems installed on various vehicles. Direct and indirect systems will be covered in detail and will include Federal regulation and repair compliance requirements. Various OEMs will be highlighted including an overview of the operation, diagnosis, and servicing of systems and their components. Additional topics include: winter/accessory wheel fitment, TPMS tools, parts and information resources.

EVT F4 Prep
Class Date/Time: Oct 21, 8:30am-12:00pm
Instructor: Ben Brown
Class Limit: none
Description: Students will receive knowledge to challenge EVT F4 Fire Apparatus Electrical Systems The exam covers the basic design and performance requirements of fire apparatus electrical systems, components of electrical systems, and preventive maintenance and troubleshooting activities (course 2102)
(course 2102)

Thursday, October 21, 2021
Holiday Inn & Suites, E. Peoria


EVT exams 1:00-5:00pm
You must register directly with EVT to test www.evtcc.org


Hotel Information
Illinois Fire Apparatus Mechanics Association Headquarters Hotel
Holiday Inn & Suites East Peoria
101 Holiday Street, East Peoria IL 61611
Reservation Number 309-698-3333
Room Block Code: FAM
Price $132.00 per night plus
Block Cut Off: 09/29/2021

Message from IFAMA President

The 2021 IFAMA seminar has lots of training opportunities to offer this year. Look for some new and exciting things to come this year. IFAMA has always strived to provide the best trainings available to its membership as cost effectively as possible. It goes without saying that IFAMA truly appreciates its membership, their dedication, and your participation in our Annual Seminar. With your support, we will continue to provide the quality of trainings our membership has become accustomed to, and keep this organization moving forward.

Please note the hotel deadline. Get those rooms booked.

I look forward to seeing everyone in October.
Rob Carpenter
President, IFAMA