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					All new live-in TMC Village

                                                 ✔ Safety
                                                 ✔ Productivity
                                                 ✔ Environment
                                                 ✔ Costs
 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:
                                                     Incorporating the
 Craig Roseneder Award
                       for Workshop Excellence       TruckSafe
Presented by:                                        Forum

Sponsored by:          Media partners:
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.
                                                                                    spending money.
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:
           saving money
                                                                                      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 BBQ
                                                                              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.

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 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:                                Post: Australian Trucking Association
WANT TO KNOW MORE?                                                             25 National Cct, Forrest ACT 2603
Call (02) 6253 6900 or visit

    TMC Registration Form
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  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

  (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)
           Day Registration
               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

 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.
                                                                                 Accommodation (Compulsory)
     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
                                                                                                           ✔                      ✔
     One Bed
     Resort Room
                              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

  Accommodation cost
  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

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 C:                      Accommodation Cost
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                                                                                       substitute delegate will be accepted.
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