7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Registration and Check-In
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7:00 AM - 7:30 AM
Private Breakfast & Networking
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
Redefining the Automotive Industry through the Connected Car, Autonomous Vehicle & Mobile Computer
The collision and claims segments are beginning to come to terms with the advances in technology in modern vehicles. Sean will guide us through the current landscape of the technology in today’s vehicles with a look into the future as the mobile computer (vehicle) redefines how the industry (collision and insurance) navigates through the challenges. As customer convenience takes center stage the role of the claims organizations will change as will the complexity of repairs for vehicles with onboard computers, lidar, radar, network communications and accident avoidance, as we hurtle towards the future of autonomous vehicles.
Presenter: Sean Carey, President, SCG Management Consultants
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Technology
ADAS is sweeping the industry by storm! This presentation will cover the different types of RADAR and LIDAR sensors along with the increasing roles smart cameras play in driver assist systems such as lane departure warning, adaptive cruise, and autonomous driving. Get a head start on your future by learning practical repair shop do’s and don’ts along with diagnostic tips and calibration procedures required to service these amazing new systems.
Presenter: Dave Hobbs, Technical Training Team Leader, Delphi Automotive
8:30 AM - 9:10 AM
Will Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Force Salvage and Aftermarket Parts into Extinction?
Collision repairers are replacing, reprogramming, flashing and recalibrating parts and onboard diagnostics at an alarming rate. Body control modules, ABS, windshields, adaptive headlights, cameras and other ADAS technology are redefining the landscape of collision repair and the parts used.
Moderator: Mark Olson, CEO, Vehicle Collision Experts, LLC
Panelist: Terry Fortner, Vice President of Corporate Accounts, LKQ Corp.
Panelist: Jake Rodenroth, Director of Client Services, Collision Diagnostic Services
Panelist: Vincent Claudio, Senior Vice President, Gerber Collision & Glass
Panelist: Jason Macco, Manager Body / Exterior Aftersales Engineering, GM Customer Care & Aftersales
9:10 AM - 9:40 AM
Governance, OE’s and Big Brother are Weighing in at an Astonishing Rate
Moderator: Bob Redding, Washington, D.C. Representative, Automotive Service Association (ASA)
Panelist: Dan Gage, Senior Director of Communications & Public Affairs, Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers
Panelist: Gary Ledoux, Assistance National Manager, American Honda
Nat Beuse, Associate Administrator for Vehicle Safety Research, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
9:40 AM - 10:10 AM
Coffee / Networking Break
10:10 AM - 10:50 AM
What Scan Tool Do I Use? OEM or Aftermarket
Bosch manufacturers aftermarket scan tools as well as the OEM scan tool for several car manufacturers. As technology and advanced drive assist systems (ADAS) become more prevalent, understanding which tool to use may be the difference between a safe and proper repair and tragedy.
Collision repairers are conflicted as to which scan tool they should use to scan, flash, reprogram and calibrate a vehicle.
Presenter: Michael Simon, Director, Strategic Accounts (AA-AS) Automotive Service Solutions, Bosch Automotive
10:50 AM - 11:30 AM
Advanced Vehicle Technology Ensures that Pre & Post Scanning is Here to Stay!
Several OE’s have issued position statements alerting the industry that their collision damaged vehicles should be scanned pre & post repair. This has sent shock waves through the industry as repairers are making adjustments in their processes, training and equipment.
Moderator: Russell Thrall III, Editor-in-Chief, CollisionWeek
Tim O'Day, President & COO, The Boyd Group Inc.
Chris Evans, Claim Consultant, P & C Claims, State Farm Insurance Companies
Darrell Amberson, President, LaMettry's
Matt DeWalt, Co-Owner, Legacy Autobody Group
Mark Woirol, Senior Manager, Allstate/Tech-Cor