Authors To Highlight ETA International Education Forum 2012

Greencastle, IN (PRWEB) June 29, 2012

Jay Warmke, award winning speaker and author, will debut his newest book at the ETA International Education Forum 2012. WHEN THE BIOMASS HITS THE WIND TURBINE is the latest addition to his extensive writings. He has presented hundreds of lectures and workshops around the world. Jays talks and workshops are humorous and enlightening, providing challenging ideas and predictions based on current and historical data. He is noted for an ability to take the most complex concepts and relay them in an easy-to-follow, non-technical manner.

Gary Rockis, author of SOLID STATE DEVICES AND SYSTEMS, will be showcasing his latest writing in sessions regarding blended learning techniques. Gary has written numerous technical textbooks in the area of industrial electronics with American Technical Publishers.

Bill Woodward, co-author of Cabling: The Complete Guide to Copper and Fiber-Optic Networking, 4th Edition, will be present at this years forum. Bill chairs or co-chairs three committees within SAE Internationals Aerospace Avionic Systems Division and is a best-selling author.

Each author will be signing the latest copies of their respective works.

The 2012 ETA Education Forum is filled with powerful general sessions including:

Test and Measurement 101: ETA Technology Series 2012, presented by Ira Wiesenfeld, P.E., CETsr, Ira Wiesenfeld & Associates, Dallas, TX

Antenna Testing and the Importance of PIM Testing in Wireless Networks as well as RF Site Safety, presented by Tom Dover, President, DTS, Inc., Salt Lake City, UT

Cellular Wireless, How We Got Where We Are, presented by John Baldwin, CETsr, Faribault, MN

Lightning Protection Installation Training, presented by Mark Harger, President/Owner of Harger Lightning & Grounding, Grayslake, IL

Renewable Energy Integrators and the Reality Show Part One: Freedom Field Renewable Energy as a Catalyst for Education and Economic Development, Part Two: Renewable Energy Integrator Internships at Freedom Field Renewable Energy, presented by Mr. Chet Kolodziej, Project Manager, Freedom Field Renewable Energy, Rockford, IL and Professor Stephen Fleeman, Sustainable Energy Systems Academic Chair, Rock Valley College, Rockford, IL

Electronics Technician Careers in the Intelligent Grid of Tomorrow — Preparing Today, presented by Tom Janca, CETsr, Director, Utility Ethernet Forum, Fort Collins, CO

An Adventure: Developing a New Transformer and Developing New Magnetic Material Tests, presented by Harrie Buswell, PhD, Buswell Energy LLC, Cloverport, KY

What is the Secret to Getting your Customers to Come Back? Customer Service That Exceeds Your Customers Expectations and Outshines Your Competitors: Customer Service, presented by

Beverly Turek, Founder and CEO of Computer DR, Computer Training Access, and TP Web Creations, Bryan, TX

Technology Forecaster Jim Brazell will deliver the Keynote Speech, Cyber World: Discover the Role of Electronics Systems Technicians in U.S. Workforce Competitiveness, Security, and Innovation.

More and more educators and technicians are discovering the ETA Education Forum and the remarkable value it offers. ETA works hard to continue offering the event to educators and technicians from around the world at a reasonable price and is very pleased with the rapid growth the event is undergoing.

Training workshops offered at the 2012 Education Forum include:

Motorola Site Installation Practices (R56) training conducted by Shane Morris, Technical Support Manager, Motorola Solutions, Inc. Seattle, WA and Chris Hoch, Technical Support Manager, Motorola Solutions, Inc., Phoenix, AZ

Corning TS-LAN-500 Hands-On Comprehensive Installation Technology Course for Optical Multimode and Single-Mode Local Area Networks conducted by Corning Cable Systems, Hickory, NC

OSP Magazine, the Consortium of Certified Service Centers, Corning Cable Systems, American Technical Publishers and Amatrol sponsor the event.

The Education Forum takes place October 15-20, 2012. For more information on the 2012 ETA Education Forum including full registration, session descriptions, speaker biographies, and sponsorship opportunities please visit the event website at http://www.educationforum.info or contact Event Coordinator, Emily Hatfield at (800) 288-3824 or eta(at)eta-i(dot)org.

Download this press release at http://www.eta-i.org/pr/2012EFSessionOverview.pdf

ETA International – Founded in 1978, the Electronics Technicians Association, International is a not-for-profit professional association fostering excellence in electronics through certification. The associations initiatives are to provide a prominent certification program of competency criteria and testing benchmarks that steer international electronic standards and renowned professional electronics credentials. Today, ETA has issued over 115,000 technical certifications addressing more than 80 certification programs in a variety of electronics fields. The association consists of over 5,000 members, 625 Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) serving on various Industry Advisory Committees, and 1,010 Exam/Certification Administrators (CAs). (http://www.eta-i.org)