Schedule of Events

The October Agenda

Day 1October 12, 2021
Time
(EST / GMT -5)
Subject
9:30 – 10:00AM Online Expo Center opens
10:00AM Welcome and Introduction of the show format
Host: Joe Castello, NHRA track announcer, columnist for National Dragster magazine, social media host and owner of media production company, Castello Media, LLC.
10:10 – 10:35AM Featured Engine Build
Get Boosted – What will it take to make 1,000 HP with a stock stroke?
10:40 – 10:55AM Tech 101
Align Boring Vs. Align Honing
11:00 – 11:55AM Engine Builder Interview
Mark Cronquist
12:00 – 12:25PM Advanced Technology Feature
Anatomy of a Hydraulic Roller Lifter with John Callies
12:30 – 12:55PM Business Operations Feature
Engine Business Opportunities with Chris Straub
1:00 – 1:55PM Engine Builder Interview
Keith & Jeff Dorton
2:00 – 2:55PM Tech 101
How Feeds, Speeds and Lube Influence Surface Finish with panel discussion
3:00 – 3:25PM Advanced Technology Feature
REM Finishing
3:30 – 3:55PM Diesel of the Day
Pros and Cons of the Duramax Platform with Guy Tripp of SoCal Diesel
4:00 – 4:25PM Featured Engine Build
Blockwork
4:30 – 4:55PM Career Path Feature
SAM Tech – Racing Program students porting heads, CNC work, working back to Mastercam
5:00 – 5:55PM Engine Builder Interview
John Kaase
6:00 – 6:25PM Daily Roundtable

6:30PM Day 2 Preview and Expo Close

Day 2October 13, 2021
Time
(EST / GMT -5)
Subject
9:30 – 10:00AM Online Expo Center opens
10:00AM Welcome and Introduction of the show format
Host: Joe Castello, NHRA track announcer, columnist for National Dragster magazine, social media host and owner of media production company, Castello Media, LLC.
10:10 – 10:25AM Tech 101
Bore Geometry
10:30 – 10:55AM Featured Engine Build
Balancing the short block
11:00 – 11:55AM Engine Builder Interview
Larry Clark
12:00 – 12:25PM Advanced Technology Feature
3D Printing & Digitize – Saving Spindle Time & Speeding Development
12:25 – 12:30PM Lifetime Achievement Award
Ed Isky
12:30 – 12:55PM Business Operations Feature
Time Is Money – Putting Automotion & Tech To Work – Tips and Tricks
1:00 – 1:55PM Engine Builder Interview
George Bryce
2:00 – 2:25PM Tech 101
Welding 101 – Do’s and Dont’s of Aluminum Welding – Block Repair with Jeff Jacobs @ Tim Wilkerson’s
2:30 – 2:55PM Engine Bearings
Tips & Tricks with Dan from Mahle
3:00 – 3:25PM Advanced Technology Feature
V-Twin with George Bryce
3:30 – 3:55PM Diesel of the Day
Pros and Cons of the Powerstroke with Cass Choate
4:00 – 4:25PM Featured Engine Build
Heads & Valvetrain – Cylinder head design, flow, Spring set up, Cam program
4:30 – 4:55PM Career Path Feature
Options for the part-time student – Delta Lambda with Ben Strader EFI University
5:00 – 5:55PM Engine Builder Interview
Joe Stef
6:00 – 6:25PM Daily Roundtable
6:30PM Day 3 Preview and Expo Close

Day 3October 13, 2021

Time
(EST / GMT -5)
Subject
9:30 – 10:00AM Online Expo Center opens
10:00AM Welcome and Introduction of the show format
Host: Joe Castello, NHRA track announcer, columnist for National Dragster magazine, social media host and owner of media production company, Castello Media, LLC.
10:10 – 10:25AM Tech 101
Head Porting & Valvetrain with Waaren Johnson
10:30 – 10:55AM Featured Engine Build
Engine Assembly with Jimmy Barton
11:00 – 11:55AM Engine Builder Interview
Scooter Brothers
12:00 – 12:25PM Advanced Technology Feature
Reverse Blueprinting – Visual Inspection, Going Beyond The Naked Eye & Piston Ring Metalurgy Comparisons
12:30 – 12:55PM Business Operations Feature
Business advice plus Q&A – Business Advice and Insights with John Callies and the Scooter brothers
1:00 – 1:55PM Engine Builder Interview
Warren & Kurt Johnson
2:00 – 2:25PM Tech 101
Motor Oil 101 – Lubrication fundamentals
2:30 – 2:55PM Tech 101
Mechanical Fuel Injection – components, tuning, dos and don’ts
3:00 – 3:25PM Advanced Technology Feature
Utilizing CNC technology and digitizing – more than just cutting metal
3:30 – 3:55PM Diesel of the Day
Pro’s and Con’s on Cummins with D&J Precision Machine
4:00 – 4:25PM Featured Engine Build
EFI Tuning & Dyno – Can we make 1,000 HP?
4:30 – 4:55PM Career Path Feature
AERA ERF / Free Online Resources – Programs, Podcasts and more
5:00 – 5:55PM Engine Builder Interview
Joe Patelle
6:00 – 6:25PM Daily Roundtable
6:30PM Wrap Up and Expo Close