Meetings/Training

Upcoming Meetings:

FALL 2015:  TBA

Past Meetings:

Fall 2014: 

The 2014 Combined TAARS/SOAR Conference will be held the week of October 6th  in Fort Worth, Texas at a hotel TBD. A variety of topics will be presented, and the centerpiece of the onference is live crash testing to be conducted at the Texas Motor Speedway by Dr. Jeremy Daily of the University of Tulsa, as well as a motorcycle crash conducted by Dale Smith. A CDR Update class and an CDR Advanced Analysis class will also be offered prior to the conference for a separate fee. For those wishingto take the ACTAR exam, it will also be administered prior to the conference

 

Summer 2013 meeting:  TAARS/SOAR CONFERENCE FLYER AND SPEAKER INFO

The 2013 Combined TAARS/SOAR Conference will be held the week of May 13 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Fort Worth, Texas.  A variety of topics will be presented, and the centerpiece of the conference is live crash testing to be conducted at the Texas Motor Speedway by Dr. Jeremy Daily of the University of Tulsa, as well as a motorcycle crash conducted by Dale Smith.  A CDR Update class and an CDR Advanced Analysis class will also be offered prior to the conference for a separate fee.  For those wishing to take the ACTAR exam, it will also be administered prior to the conference.  The following is a preliminary agenda, subject to change.  For updated details, including registration and discounted accommodations, please click here:  TAARS/SOAR CONFERENCE FLYER

 

Fall 2012 meeting:

The TAARS Fall meeting will be held Friday and Saturday, Sept 28th and 29th at the Wingate in Round Rock, TX.  The meetings will take place all day Friday and Saturday morning. We do have block rooms available at discount rates for Thursday and Friday nights. Hotel Info: 1209 N Interstate Highway 35, Round Rock, TX (512) 341-7000

 

Spring 2012 meeting:

May 10th- 12th @ Texas Motor Speedway and Hilton Garden Inn

2012 Spring Conference Flyer

• A block of rooms available for $99/n for 1 King or 2 Queen beds.

• Rates good for Tuesday thru Saturday

• The cut-off date for this rate is Sunday April 22, 2012.

• TAARS has joined the University of Tulsa consortium under the direction of Dr. Jeremy Daily.  We will be conducting 2 high speed (~80 mph closing) offset head on collisions.

• The crash testing will be in the parking lot of TMS.  There are restroom facilities on the north end of the lot.  After each test, the vehicles will be available for inspection.

• We will be organizing teams to map the vehicles and the crash.  If you would like to volunteer to assist please contact Mike Andrews at mikeandrews@completerecon.com

• A test data CD will be provided to each attendee on Saturday.

• Please note this conference INCLUDES meals Thursday and Friday morning and afternoon, and Saturday morning.  That alone is a $110 value.

 

 

 

Fall 2011 TAARS Conference and Continuing Education
Sept 22-24, 2011

The TAARS Fall meeting will be held at the La Quinta Inn & Suites in Irving, Texas on Sept 22-24, 2011.  Michael Yosko will be instructing the Crash Data Retrieval System Level 1 and Level 2 courses.  There will also be a presentation on Toyota EDR data by Jim Moore and Dr. Mike Andrews.  See the attached flyer/registration form for more details and costs.

2011 Fall Conference Flyer

Information about the Level 1 & 2 courses may be obtained at:

http://www.cdr-training.com/CDR-courses.html

Spring 2011 TAARS Conference and Continuing Education
March 24-26, 2011

Special Guest Greg Russell Presents:
Using Microsoft Excel in Collision Reconstruction

Click here for PDF Flyer and Registration

Fall 2010 Conference
Sept 16-19, 2010

Heavy Vehicle Skid Testing
Location:  Beaumont Police Department

Fall 2009 TAARS Conference
Sept 17-19, 2009

Commercial Vehicle Air Brake Systems
Location:  Ogden Brakes, Fort Worth