SEMA Show by Day (Monday, October 1, 2012)

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Emerging Markets & Trends: 20 Questions: Examining the Economic Climate. (EM1)

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When: 
November 3, 2014 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N254

Presented by: Tim Gallagher, The 2020 Network; Dr. Watkins, Center for Economic Research and Forecasting at Cal Lutheran University

When Dr. Bill Watkins starts talking about the economy, no one is checking their Facebook page. And when he’s done, there are dozens of posts you have not read yet because Bill talks about the complicated world of economics in a way you can understand. A former banker, he has been an economist for the past 20 years and is often cited on CNN, Fox Business News, The Wall Street Journal and Los Angeles Times. Dr. Watkins is director of the Center for Economic Research and Forecasting at Cal Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks, CA. He also chairs the Master’s in Economics program. In this program, Bill will be questioned by Pulitzer-Prize-winning former journalist Tim Gallagher.

Legal & Regulatory: Healthcare Reform Law: What You Need to Know! (LR1)

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When: 
November 3, 2014 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N256

Moderated by: Stuart Gosswein, SEMA Senior Director Gov't Affairs

Presented by: Gene Marks, The Marks Group

Digital Marketing: Building a Sustainable Social Media Strategy. (DM1)

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When: 
November 3, 2014 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N252

Presented by: Jennifer Cario, SugarSpun Marketing

This 45-50 minute session takes a practical, step-by-step approach to building a social media strategy founded on actual business goals. Perfect 101-201 level course for everyone from C-Suite to Marketing.

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SEMA Data Co-Op: Business Success with the SDC. (SDC4)

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When: 
November 3, 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N261

Presented by: Bob Moore, J&B Service

Be prepared for a lively discussion with a panel of SDC members moderated by Bob Moore. Actual data users and managers will be on stage and ready to answer your questions and provide insight on their data management practices. We want your business to succeed, and the SDC can help!

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International: Opportunities for SEMA Member Manufacturers in the Middle East. (IT1)

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When: 
November 3, 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N259

Moderated by: Linda Spencer, SEMA Director of International and Government Relations


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International: The Developing Russian Specialty Equipment Market. (IT2)

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When: 
November 3, 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N259

Moderated by: Linda Spencer, SEMA Director of International and Government Relations


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AkzoNobel Sustainability Leadership Symposium

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When: 
November 3, 2014 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N231-233

The fourth annual Sustainability Leadership Symposium is free, and open to all SEMA attendees and media. Collision repair stakeholders from across the industry will gather to discuss sustainable ideas and solutions to some of the industry's most critical issues.

Super Session: Innovation Workshop: Innovate Differently to Attract Gen X & Y Auto Customers: 5 Fool Proof Rules. (SS1)

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When: 
November 3, 2014 - 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N262

Presented by: Elliot Rossen – Managing Director, Market Opportunities & Innovation – GfK; Gavin Lew – Managing Director, User Experience – GfK; Paul McIntire – Sr. Vice President – Gfk

The world is more complex than ever and the Auto world is continuing to evolve, with GEN X & GEN Y consumers becoming increasingly more relevant. Join GfK for an enlightening session where we introduce “Five Fool Proof Rules” to understand culturally and attitudinally what’s different about these cohorts, how to creatively address their needs, and not only how but why to adjust your innovation process to meet their unique demands. This session is jam-packed with both thought-provoking, short-segment insights and a hands-on, interactive workshop to give you great opportunities to share innovation expertise and ideas.

Vehicle Technology: Vehicle Dynamics Forum. (VTC1)

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When: 
November 3, 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N258

Moderated by: John Waraniak, SEMA VP Vehicle Technology

Panelists: Paul Venhovens, BMW Endowed Chair in Automotive Systems Integration at CU-ICAR; Paul Williamsen, National Manager, Strategic Educational Support, International Market Enhancement Team, Lexus International; Tom Gillespie, Co-Founder and Director of Product Planning, Mechanical Simulation; Terry Ledwidge, Director of New Business Development, Link Engineering; Mark Turner, CEO Daystar; Joe Schaefer, President of Konig American

Legal & Regulatory: Pricing Policies 101: Combating Resale Price Erosion with Resale Price and MAP Policies—Adopting a New Policy or Improving an Existing One. Powered by MPMC. (LR2)

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November 3, 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N253

Presented by: Eugene F. Zelek, Jr., Co-Chair Antitrust and Trade Regulation Group, Freeborn & Peters LLP

This is everything you wanted to know about pricing policies, but didn’t know who to ask. Resale price erosion is an increasingly common problem faced by suppliers that is caused by corrosive competition among traditional resellers and those with lower costs of doing business, such as online sellers. Various lawful approaches that a supplier can take to prevent or manage this situation will be discussed in a realistic, no-nonsense fashion, along with which options work best in particular circumstances.

 

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Business Innovation: 10 Economic, Political, and Tech Trends That Will Affect Your Business Tomorrow (BI1)

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November 3, 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N252

Presented by: Gene Marks, The Marks Group.

Join Gene for an interactive presentation he explains what today’s winning companies are doing to make sure they’re earning big profits tomorrow.

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SEMA Data Co-Op: Intro to SEMA Search (SDC8)

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When: 
November 3, 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N261

Presented by: Naveed Durrani, SEMA Data Co-Op

Learn about this new industry tool from the designer himself!  SDC Team Member Naveed Durrani will give you a complete tour of this new industry resource.

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Legal & Regulatory: Pricing Policies 201: Advanced Topics—Once You Have A Good Resale Price or MAP Policy, What to Do With it and the Issues that Arise. Powered by MPMC. (LR3)

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November 3, 2014 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N253

Presented by: Eugene F. Zelek, Jr., Co-Chair Antitrust and Trade Regulation Group, Freeborn & Peters LLP

This interactive program will discuss effective pricing policy management and enforcement, including such things as successfully dealing with powerful resellers (online and otherwise), account or channel-specific variations, cheat avoidance and coping with the parade of excuses. Other practical topics include policy add-ons, internal enforcement guidelines, violation letters and distribution agreements. Participants are encouraged to raise other subjects of interest.

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Legal & Regulatory: Protecting Your Patents, Trademarks, & Copyrights: The Experts Tell You How (LR4)

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November 3, 2014 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N252

Moderated by: Ashley Ailsworth, SEMA Gov't Affairs

Presented by: Saki Okuri, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI); Steve Lustig, Dickinson Wright; Robb Roby, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear

Super Session: Understand and Maximize Investments in Automotive TV Programming. (SS2)

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When: 
November 3, 2014 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N258

Presented by: Jim Cozzie, Brenton Productions; David Leach, Aftermarket Media; Doug Evans,Ten; Steve Joiner, E-3 Spark Plugs; Harry Christman, Axalta; James Schiefer, Schiefer Media  

Any media outlet—print, the Internet, radio, billboards and more—can be used to market the businesses of automotive aftermarket companies. But there may be none that offers the reach and cost-per-thousand (CPM) advantages of television. Topics will include:

• Editorial or commercials? What works for your company?
• Timing in TV—what 30 seconds really delivers.
• Explaining reach.
• Managing expectations.
• Measuring results: What is success?
• Investments in resources.
• Measuring costs against deliverables.

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International: Insider Tips to Sell Specialty Equipment Products in China-the World s Largest Emerging Automotive Market. (IT3)

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November 3, 2014 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N259

Moderated by: Linda Spencer, SEMA Director of International and Government Relations


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Business Innovation: Understanding Business Management Software for Small and Medium Sized Operators (BI6)

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When: 
November 3, 2014 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N253

Presented by: Bob Moore, J&B Service; Larry Blair, Goals HQ; Jon Wyly, SEMA Data Coop; Van Woodell, Weathers Auto Supply; Tim Odom, AAM USA Inc.

Gear Up Girl Networking Event, Powered by SEMA Businesswomen's Network (SBN)

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When: 
November 3, 2014 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N263c

Calling Female Professionals: The SEMA Businesswoman’s Network (SBN) will again host the Gear-up Girl Networking event at this year’s SEMA Show. Started in 2011, as part of SEMA Education Institute’s (SEI) student program, Gear-up Girl is designed to connect female students with industry leading female professionals.

Taking place on Monday, November 3rd from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Las Vegas Convention Center, the program supports SBN’s mission of “…enhancing careers and positively impacting the growth of the entire automotive aftermarket” by providing a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for aspiring young woman to interact with, learn from, and network with influential woman in the industry whom have set a path through innovation, integrity, and hard work. This year’s event will feature “round-robin” networking tables lead by industry leading female professionals.

I-CAR: Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair

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November 4, 2014 - 8:00am - November 7, 2014 - 12:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center

Register for the 2013 I-CAR: Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair, SEMA Show

I-CAR, the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair, is returning to the SEMA Show in 2014 with I-CAR training available to attendees each day of the SEMA Show. I-CAR training is structured around individual’s roles as collision industry professionals and helps achieve the knowledge required to advance in the industry.

Get the recognition you deserve. When an individual takes an I-CAR course and successfully completes the post-test, he or she will earn points valid towards their I-CAR Gold Class Professionals designation or I-CAR Platinum Individual designation requirements.

I-CAR: Plastic and Composite Repair (PLA03) $

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When: 
November 4, 2014 - 8:00am - 12:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N240

I-CAR, the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair, 2011 SEMA Show


I-CAR, the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair, is returning to the SEMA Show in 2014 with I-CAR training available to attendees each day of the SEMA Show. I-CAR training is structured around individual’s roles as collision industry professionals and helps achieve the knowledge required to advance in the industry.



Plastic and Composite Repair (PLA03)

Legal & Regulatory: Schedule a Free Private Meeting with a Trademark, Patent, Copyright, Customs/Enforcement or Antitrust Attorney. (LR5)

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When: 
November 4, 2014 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N242

Experts: Saki Okuri, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI); Stuart Gosswein, SEMA Gov't Affairs; Steve Lustig, Dickinson Wright; Robb Roby, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear; Eugene F. Zelek, Jr., Co-Chair Antitrust and Trade Regulation Group, Freeborn & Peters LLP, Freeborn & Peters

Keynote & Coffee: Tapping Your Inner Futurist: The Future of Transportation & Mobility. (KC2)

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When: 
November 4, 2014 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N258

Presented by: Garry Golden, Future Elements

The automotive world is absorbing a wave of claims around innovation promoted from within and outside the industry. The human driver is becoming a Captain in charge of connected devices and intelligent systems. Some changes will be oversold in the short-term while others accurately reflect the fast speed of change transforming the industry. In this session we will look at how Futurists approach the slow pace of fast change – and how business leaders can manage expectations and capture value in a future shaped by both incremental and disruptive innovations to products, service and business models.

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SCRS Repairer Driven Education: RDFree1 – FREE SESSION - Dispelling Common Collision Repair Myths

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When: 
November 4, 2014 - 10:00am - 10:45am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall, SEMA Collision Repair & Refinish Stage, Booth #10879

Repairer Driven Education, RDE, SCRS, SEMA Show

SCRS REPAIRER DRIVEN EDUCATION (RDE)series will feature seminar offerings. Each of the courses has been individually selected or crafted by SCRS because the content specifically focuses on issues and information that are relevant to collision repair professionals operating in today’s marketplace, and appeals to the diverse array of marketplace perspectives that exist within the collision repair industry.

RDFree1-FREE SESSION - Dispelling Common Collision Repair Myths

Presented by Shawn Collins, 3M

Exhibitor Product Training: 3M Automotive Division: Tips and Tricks for applying 3M's new Scotchgard(TM) Paint Protection Film - Pro Series and Meguiar's Paint Repair System

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When: 
November 4, 2014 - 10:00am - 10:30am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper South Hall, New Products Stage
Come gain more knowledge about the properties of 3M’s newest Scotchgard™ Paint Protection Film Pro Series and learn installation techniques and tips for our newest 60” paint protection film. You’ll also learn some of the best ways to repair a vehicle with Meguiar’s Paint Repair System

Truck Tires at 10: CSA and the Changing Face of Truck Tire Service (TM2)

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When: 
November 4, 2014 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall, S106-107

This presentation outlines the Compliance Safety Accountability (CSA) program from Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and demonstrates how it is affecting the way that fleets maintain their vehicles. It will provide a brief history of the program and address the updates/changes that have been made since its inception in 2010. It also shows how expectations are changing in the fleet maintenance business and how dealers can capitalize on these changes.

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