The Automotive Parts Remanufacturers Association's Electronics & Mechatronics Division International BIG R Show Clinic is scheduled for Monday, October 31st from 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. at the Las Vegas Hilton Hotel.

E & M Division Co-Chairman, Joe Kripli, has arranged for an informative afternoon featuring the following discussions:
* "Programming Electronic Control Units Using a J2534 Device" with Dan Marus of Auto Computer Pro in Shelby Township, Michigan

* "Challenges and Opportunities in Remanufacturing Small Hybrid Ceramic Board ECM's and Fine Wire Ultrasonic Bonding" with Rex Vandenberg of Injectronics in Hallam, Victoria, Australia

* "Electric Assist Steering Remanufacturing Test System" with Jake Beidler of Precision Remanufacturing in Chicago, Illinois and Pete Fodor of PTM Electronics in Ann Arbor, Michigan

The E & M Clinic will end with a question and answer session.

The cost to register for the Clinic is $65. You may register for this and other events taking place at the International BIG R Show online at

If you need additional information on the E & M Clinic, please contact APRA President, Bill Gager, 703-968-2772 x103 or email

Book Your Hotel Rooms Soon!

If you are planning to attend the 2011 BIG R Show and haven't already booked your room at The Las Vegas Hilton we urge you to do so before this Friday, October 7th. After that date we will not be able to guarantee you will get our special discounted room rate, or even a room, the hotel is just that busy!

Discounted show rates: Oct. 27 - 30 & Nov. 4 - $99. Oct. 31 - Nov. 3 - $169

To book your room, call 800-635-7711 in continental U.S., or 702-732-5235 outside the U.S. between hours of 6am-11pm EST or CLICK HERE to make your reservation online. Be sure to ask for the group rate for the APRA BIG R Show