Annual Conference



AUGUST 3,4, and 5  2021 

The technical sessions and the trade show will be held at Central Lakes Community College, in Brainerd, MN. Attending this years conference will satisfy the yearly requirement of 20 hours of NATEF-ASE Certified Automotive Technology training. We welcome instructors from STEM related high school programs as well as instructors from other states.



1-2 Undergraduate/Graduate Credit Workshop

In Conjunction with the MTTIA State Conference - Brainerd, MN

Sponsored by Department of Technological Studies St. Cloud State University



Conference attendees will be able to register for credit by attending conference sessions, demonstrations and other related activities. Individuals will be asked to submit a synopsis of technical presentations in which they have attended, and how information from these sessions could be used in the classroom with their students. This workshop is being held in conjunction with the MTTIA Summer Conference in Brainerd.



Individuals can select the type and number of credits they need:

•  1 undergraduate credit  ($272)

•  1 graduate credit  ($374)

Specific requirements for these options will vary depending on the number and type of credit desired, the amount of work required, and the number of days attending the conference. Details will be available at the conference!





Enjoy three full days of professional activities when you attend this year's conference.  Break down of events is as follows for 2021:



10:30 am - 12:00 pm              Coffee and Registration (Central Lakes College cafe)

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm                Lunch (CLC cafe) Speaker TBD

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm                  Technical Seminars

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm                  Dinner @ Craguns Resort and Boat Ride



7:30 am                                  Coffee and Rolls (Central Lakes College cafe)

8:00 am - 12:00 pm                Technical Seminars

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm                Lunch (CLC cafe), with Chris Hadfield of the Minnesota Transportation Ct.

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm                  Technical Seminars            

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm                  Trade Show (Auto Shop at Central Lakes College)

7:00 pm                                   Steak Dinner Dock Side



7:30 am                                   Coffee and Rolls (Central Lakes College cafe)

8:00 am - 12:00 pm                Technical Seminars

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm                Lunch (CLC cafe)with speaker to  be determined

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm                  Technical Seminars

5:00 pm                                   Adjourn the 2019 MTTIA Conference



Boat Cruise 

This year will feature a evening and dinner at Cragun's resort on a boat cruise.




This year's conference will have nightly things happening at Cragun's Resort.  This is closer and more convenient that previous years.  If you would like to stay at the resort, there is a block of rooms set aside at a rate much cheaper than most hotels, just indicate that you are with MTTIA.  Call 218-825-2899 for reservations.


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