2018 Conference

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The Annual SCARS/Southeastern Conference - 2018

This conference is being co-hosted by the following Associations:

Conference Registration Form
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The conference is being planned for the July 22-27, 2018 in the Charleston/Mt Pleasant South Carolina area.  The conference hotel will be the Wyndham Garden Mount Pleasant - 1330 Stuart Engals Blvd, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464.

The hotel website is located HERE 
The Hotel telephone number is: 843-352-5100 -
be sure to mention you are coming for the SCARS Conference
A Google map for the location is located HERE
The hotel fee will be (To Be Announced)
There is a limited availability of rooms - the earlier you reserve, the more likely you are to get one of them..... in other words, First Come- First Served.


The conference attendee fees are as follows:

  • Thru May 31, 2017 (postmark date) - Member = $425.00 / Non-Member  = $475.00
  • June 1-30, 2017 (post mark date) - Member = $525.00 / Non-Member  = $575.00
  • AFTER June 30, 2017 (post mark date) - Member = $600.00 / Non-Member = $650.00
  • FULL TIME LAW ENFORCEMENT - $275.00 - Law Enforcement who are members in good standing of IAARS or SCARS take $25.00 off
  • VENDOR FEES- add $100.00 to the appropriate fee above. Vendor Fee includes one skirted table and admission for one to all activities/sessions. Any additional person(s) will be subject to the applicable rate (post marked registration date) above.


Conference Registration Form
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Conference Attendance will be limited to 75 attendees!!

Members include anyone who has a membership in good standing in SCARS/SeARS/IAARS/SCHP. A SCARS membership form can be downloaded from <HERE>  


  • Children under the age of 6 (Must be included on your registration) = FREE
  • Guests Age 6-17 (Must be included on your registration) = $20
  • Guests Age 18+ (Must be included on your registration) = $40
  • Walk In Guests (any age) NOT included on Registration = $50

In addition to the Crash Testing and Sessions, it is our intention to serve a continental breakfast Mon - Fri in the meeting room, lunch Mon-Thurs (Salad / main course / vegetable) and supper Tues-Thurs (Salad / Main Course (Pulled Pork, Low Country Boil, etc.) / vegetable).  If you total this up, that is AT LEAST $110 in food, and probably MORE, depending on where you would eat .... and it is INCLUDED IN YOUR CONFERENCE FEE!! As in the past, we will have hospitality every night from Sunday - Thurs evenings. It is hoped that by providing the meals individual costs should be minimized to some degree.

Conference Registration Form
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 The speakers tentatively planned  for the conference,  include but are not limited to:

  • Carmen Daecher - TBD
  • TJ Tennent - Motorcycle Tires / Tire Failure
  • Jon Northrup - TBD
  • Greg Russell - TBD
  • John Daily - TBD
  • Tony Becker - Heavy Truck ECU data
  • Brad Muir - CDR Update / 2017 Crash Testing Data Summary

Speakers may be added or changed as we get closer to the actual conference date.


Conference Registration Form
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It is anticipated that the SCHP will again host an ACTAR exam before the conference.


Applicants can visit the ACTAR website for associated costs, dates, and instructions on how to apply.


If you have a suggestion for a future topic you would like to see, or present, please contact Daniel Vomhof III at scars@4n6xprt.com .









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