On-Board Diagnostics Symposium – Americas

September 17-19, 2019 │ Garden Grove, CA, USA

Special Events

OBD Technology Webcast – Available On Demand

Listen to our distinguished panel of onboard diagnostic experts as they present this one-hour webcast focusing on the hottest topics in the OBD industry. This dynamic conversation took place prior to our On Board Diagnostics-Europe Symposium, and is led by moderator, Bernard Challen of Shoreham-Services. Speakers include John Van Gilder and Andrew Zettel, both from General Motors Co.

On-Board Diagnostic Technology Discussion from Renowned Industry Experts Webcast

OBD History Workshop

Date: September 16, 2019
Time: 1:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Cost: $50


  • Historical, Legal & Logical Background of OBD
  • History of OBD and Implementation Worldwide
  • Standardization
  • Q&A with all presenters

Diagnostics/OBD Communication Workshop with Dinner

Date: September 18, 2019
Time: 6:15 - 9:15 p.m.
Cost: $100

This workshop will provide an overview of the standards relevant to OBD development from a communication point of view. Participants will learn which standards are relevant for which part of the communication from a scantool to an ECU. An examination of the specifications will be provided as well as an overview of the upcoming changes to communication according to SAE J1979 to UDS.