2018 BusMARC Summer Meeting | American Bus Association

2018 BusMARC Summer Meeting

Linthicum, MD | June 27-28, 2018

The Bus Maintenance and Repair Council (BusMARC) was created in 2016 by the American Bus Association. Currently, the leadership, structure and program activities of the Council are being developed to meet the needs of ABA's bus operator members and address the need for continuing maintenance education and compliance training as well as provide a new venue for equipment, parts and service providers to interact with the bus industry.

Registration:

Download a 2018 Summer BusMARC Registration Form

Housing:

BWI Airport Marriott
Linthicum, MD
Book by 6/11/18 to ensure rate and room availability
Rate: $169/night

Click here for Housing

Schedule:

Monday, June 25

Room
9 – 5:30 p.m. Trailways Maintenance Meeting Delaware

Wednesday, June 27

Room      
7 a.m. – 5 p.m. Registration Open  
12:30 – 1:30 p.m. BusMARC Lunch Salon G
1:30 – 2:15 p.m. Opening General Session
 
Salon ABC
2:15 – 3:15 p.m. Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), What Maintenance Data to Look for in Telematics
 
PA/VA
2:15 – 3:15 p.m. Out of Service Criteria – Inspection Bulletin Update
 
Salon ABC
3:15 – 4:15 p.m. Maintenance Training Certification
 
Salon ABC
3:15 – 4:15 p.m. Wheelchair Lifts – Tips, Tricks and Maintenance Best Practices
 
PA/VA
4:15 – 5:30 p.m. ELD Super Session: Installation Fact, Fiction and Horror Storries
 
Salon ABC

Thursday, June 28

 
Breakfast (on your own)  
7 – 9 a.m. Registration Open  
9 a.m. Gather for Transportation to Offsite Visits – Hubers Bus Service

45 Bremer Dr.
Glen Burnie, MD 21061

 
9 – 9:15 a.m. Travel to Offsite Facility  
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Facility Tour  
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 am Education Session – Level 1 Bus Inspection Demonstration  
11:30 – Noon Travel to Facility – Johnson & Towers (Detroit Diesel Engine Facility)

500 Wilson Point Rd.
Baltimore, MD 21220

 
12:15 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch and Overview Presentation  
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Facility Tour  
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Education Session – OEM Roundtables  
3:30 – 4 p.m. Debrief & Return to BWI Airport Marriott
Event Survey
 

Registration:

Registration is closed for this event

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