All new live-in TMC Village
Phillip Island - Victoria
Sunday 15 - Tuesday 17 November 2009
• Multi-stream progam
• Expert technical presentations
• More practical sessions
• More hands-on sessions
• 1-on-1 dialogue with suppliers
• 3 day live-in conference
• Great value shared accommodation
includes the presentation of the:
Craig Roseneder Award
for Workshop Excellence TruckSafe
Presented by: Forum
Sponsored by: Media partners:
A LETTER FROM JOHN PIERCE
This year, the Technical & Maintenance Conference will be even better
value and more relevant for all who attend. CRAIG ROSENEDER AWARD
The TMC is the only annual gathering open to all professionals
The national award for technical and maintenance excellence in the
employed in trucking workshops, fleet managers and suppliers to our
workshop recognises the professionalism of the men and women
industry. The conference is a collaboration between the ATA’s Industry
who work behind the scenes in the trucking industry’s workshops.
Technical Council and the Australian Road Transport Suppliers
Association. The winner of the award, sponsored by Castrol will be announced
during TMC. The prize includes a trip to the American truck
The Silverwater Resort at the gateway to Phillip Island provides us with
maintenance conference in Florida in February and $1,500 in
a self contained ‘live in’ conference facility at a desirable location.
Silverwater Resort is within 90 minutes of the Melbourne airport. A
coach will be provided to transfer delegates.
The new TMC village environment allows better group interaction -
operator to operator; operator to supplier. INDUSTRY SUPPLIERS Sponsor and exhibit
I hope that you will support your TMC in November. It is a unique and You will be coming because you want to fully engage with the
worthwhile conference. It plays an important role by forming networks operators for the duration of the TMC. The benefit of the TMC ‘village’
among transport operators and building relationships with suppliers. environment is you will form stronger relationships with existing
I hope to see you at Silverwater Resort from 15 - 17 November. customers and build relationships with new customers.
The operators will attend because they want to learn and they want
John S Pierce Chairman to engage. They want to solve problems and they want you to be part
ATA Industry Technical Council of the solution. The new TMC is open for business. So, are you in?
2009 TMC Information Disclaimer: The speakers, topics and times are correct at the time of printing. In the event of unforeseen
circumstances, the organisers reserve the right to alter or delete items from the conference program. Direct program
TIMETABLE enquiries to the Event Manager – Australian Trucking Association. (02) 6253 6900.
Sunday – 15 November 11.00am Morning Tea
9.30 to11.00am Buses to Phillip Island (airport pick up plus several 11:40am Safety In the Workshop - exploring the spread of safety
other pick-up points) responsibilities via a mock investigation into a fatal incident.
12.00pm Registration Open 12:40pm Lunch
Lunch available (included in registration) 2:40pm Repeat of morning sessions:
Stream 1: Air suspension maintenance
1.45pm Celebrity Keynote – Steve Richards. Aussie V8 champion,
Stream 2: Engine Maintenance
2:45pm Stream 1: Alternative Fuels – LNG, CNG and Hybrids
Stream 3: Computerised Maintenance Management
Stream 2: PBS Experience
3:40pm Afternoon Tea
4:20pm Stream 1: Smartway – saving fuel, saving emissions,
4:00pm Repeat of morning sessions:
Stream 1: Foundation Brakes Maintenance
Stream 2: Global Regulations - importing and exporting
Stream 2: Tyre Maintenance
vehicles and vehicle components
Stream 3: Transmission Maintenance
5:15pm Trucking Industry Environmental Best Practice Guide
5:00pm Free time
6:30pm Castrol Awards BBQ Cocktail Party
Monday 16 November Featuring presentation of Craig Roseneder Award
Includes TruckSafe Forum - Refer to ATA website for the program Tuesday 17 November
7:00am Breakfast - Innovations with transport safety equipment 7:30am Breakfast - Trailer Technology Developments
(Forestry PBS) - Panel discussion
8.30am Exhibition Open 9:15am Truck & Trailer Technology Developments – Part 1
8:45am Stream 1: Air suspension maintenance 10:15am Morning Tea
Stream 2: Engine Maintenance 10:45am Truck & Trailer Technology Developments - Part 2
Stream 3: Computerised Maintenance Management 12:00pm Rewards & Adventures: Tony Rawson
10:00am Stream 1: Foundation Brakes Maintenance 1:00pm Lunch sponsored by Cummins South Pacific
Stream 2: Tyre Maintenance - traps of poor maintenance 2:30pm Buses to Melbourne
including poor wheel alignment and case failure
Stream 3: Transmission Maintenance – European, American Refer to the TMC website for up to date program information
& Japanese; automated manuals and fully automatic brands and full session details. www.ataevents.net.au/tmc2009
TRANSFERS REGISTRATION DEALS
Complimentary coach transfers will run between Melbourne and the GROUP DISCOUNTS
Silverwater Resort. A full transfer schedule will be provided to
delegates with their confirmation letter. SAVE $50 PER REGISTRATION
FLIGHTS Register 3 delegates or more from the same organisation
You are encouraged to book your flights early to ensure you and receive $50 off each registration fee. Conditions of
receive the best fare possible. Please make your own flight Group Discounts: Registration forms and payment for
arrangements for the Convention.
the group MUST be received by the ATA at the same time.
Virgin Blue 13 6789
QANTAS 13 13 13 2 WAYS TO REGISTER:
Jetstar 131 538
• Online at www.ataevents.net.au or:
Tiger Airlines 03 9335 3033
• Complete the registration form and
EXHIBITION OPPORTUNITIES return it to the ATA via:
Please visit the ATA website to view the trade exhibition floor Fax: (02) 6253 6999
plan and application form: www.ataevents.net.au Post: Australian Trucking Association
WANT TO KNOW MORE? 25 National Cct, Forrest ACT 2603
Call (02) 6253 6900 or visit www.ataevents.net.au
TMC Registration Form
SECTION A: REGISTRATION DETAILS
Title: Name: Surname: Address:
Position: State: P/C:
Company: Phone: Fax:
A TMC Polo Shirt is FREE with every TMC Registration.
Mens SM to 4XL and Ladies 8 to 18. Please indicate your size:
PREVIOUS ATTENDEE? YES NO
SECTION B: REGISTRATION REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT
(all prices include GST)
Full Delegate Registration $765
Full Trade Exhibitor Registration $765
SPECIAL OFFER (all prices include GST)
Group Discount -$50
(when registering three or more from the same organisation)
Sunday $255 Monday $395 Tuesday $255
This document will be a tax invoice for GST purposes when you make payment. Please retain a copy of this form for your own records. ALL AMOUNTS QUOTED INCLUDE
GST – TAX INVOICE ABN 25055583714
SECTION C: ACCOMMODATION
Please indicate your 1st and 2nd apartment preference by placing 1 and 2 beside the rooms below: (Rates quoted are per room per night
and are inclusive of GST). Accommodation will be charged at the time of registration. Terms & Conditions are detailed below.
Please ensure that these are read and understood prior to paying for your registration fees and accommodation.
All prices are One per room Twin share
Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday
per person 14 Nov 15 Nov 16 Nov 17 Nov
per night. $ Select $ Max to Select
share Optional Required Required Optional
SOLD OUT NA 1
Please provide us with the name/s of of the
delegates you will be sharing with:
One bedroom $171 $105 2
Two bedroom $129 $88 3
Three bedroom $105 $61 5
Number of nights @$ per night
Total: $ (please add this cost to Section E, Accommodation Costs.
I’ll make my own arrangements, thanks
Bus pick-up Sunday 15 Nov 9.30am Melbourne Airport
11.00am Melbourne Airport
10.00am Melbourne West
11.00am Melbourne East
SECTION D: SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
Please indicate below if you have any special requirements relating to your accommodation and/or convention meals (ie vegetarian, vegan)
SECTION E: PAYMENT DETAILS STAY UP TO DA
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Section B: Registration Fees $ RIDAY
Section C: Accommodation Cost
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CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS: Any alterations and cancellations to
Expiry date: ___/___/___ Amex 4 digit security #: the conference must be notified in writing to the Australian Trucking Association.
All conference registration cancellations will incur a $50 administrative fee. No
Cardholder name (please print): refunds will be given to delegates cancelling after 15 September 2009, but a
substitute delegate will be accepted.
Registration forms received without payment
Or I have enclosed a cheque/money order will not be processed.
(please make cheques payable to the Australian Trucking Association)