Time & Location
Jul 07, 9:00 AM – Jul 09, 5:00 PM
San Marcos, 1784 La Costa Meadows Dr Suite 106, San Marcos, CA 92078, USA
About the event
Link to register: Registration Link
Who: Open to the public with proof of event registration
What: Three-day EV Conversion Workshop
When: 9 AM – 5 PM, July 7, 8, 9, 2023
Where: The Electric Vehicle Learning Center & EV West
Course Description: This is an intermediate level course that covers all of the systems related to electric vehicles. Emphasis will be placed on converting gas vehicles to electric propulsion. The course will cover the basics of installation of an electric motor system; CAN network programing, system monitoring and diagnostics. High voltage safety and electric vehicle specialty service tools will also be covered. Class time is split between systems theory and creative hands on laboratory activities. This fast paced course is designed for technicians that want to advance their career or individuals that desire to convert gas vehicles to electric.
Your Instructors: The class will be led by Michael Bream owner of the famous EV West Conversion Shop. There will be several guest speakers teaching in their areas of expertise. This will give you a broad perspective on all electric vehicle systems.
Introduction to Electric Vehicle Components
Safety and Equipment
Quick Start to Basic Motor Operation
Best Practices for EV Wiring Connections
Contactor Box for High Voltage
Battery Types and Power/Energy Calculations
Battery Box Fundamentals and Thermal Management
Battery Onboard Charger
Battery Management System
Grid Charging EVSE J1772
Electric Motors and Gearbox
DC DC Converter
Instrumentation and CAN Communication
Accessories and Auxiliary Systems
Additional Event Details:
Breakfast and lunch are provided.
All attendees must pre-register. Cancellations will not be refunded.
Closed-toe shoes are required.
Participants will go on a tour of EV West and will have the opportunity to do several exciting hands-on conversion-related activities.
Your participation in the EV Conversion Workshop supports the Electric Vehicle Learning Center.
EV-LC aims to engage, educate and inspire the next generation in the emerging field of electric vehicle technology through access to information, professional instruction, innovative school programming, digital platforms, and community events.
Electric Vehicle Learning Center (EVLC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides hands-on STEM and sustainability programs for all ages. EVLC’s curriculum educates in all areas of renewable energy and electric mobility.
Join us in charging the minds of our future.