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

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

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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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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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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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SEMA Data Co-Op: Intro to SEMA Search (SDC5)

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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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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

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.

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

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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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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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Vehicle Technology: Vehicle Dynamics Forum. (VTC1)

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

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

Presented by: Jim Cozzie, Brenton Productions.

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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Legal & Regulatory: Patents, Trademarks & Copyrights: Ask the Experts. (LR4)

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

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

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Exhibitor Product Training: Cequent Performance Products: The Basics of Brake Controls

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When: 
November 4, 2014 - 3:30am - 4:30am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper South Hall, New Products Stage
 


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

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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)

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

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November 4, 2014 - 8:00am - November 7, 2014 - 12:00pm
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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.

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

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

Experts: Merritt Blakeslee, The Blakeslee Law Firm; 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

Sponsored by ETTN, HRIA, MPMC & WTC Councils.

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

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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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TPMS at 10: Tire Dealers Share TPMS Success (TM1)

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When: 
November 4, 2014 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall, S115-116

Now that we are years into TPMS service, we have invited several independent dealers to come and talk about how TPMS has impacted their businesses. Come hear how these dealers were able to turn TPMS headaches into TPMS profits.

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

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

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November 4, 2014 - 10:00am - 10:45am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall, SCRS Collision Repair & Refinish Stage
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

FREE seminar; pre-registration is required.

Customer Service & Sales: Status Quo to Status Grow: 4 Elements of Explosive Business Growth. (CS1)

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When: 
November 4, 2014 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N253

Presented by: Kordell Norton, Revenue Mechanic

In this humorous, highly interactive and entertaining presentation you will get insights on how to grow your business. Laugh and learn as you discover the secrets used by giant corporations to connect, and motivate their customers to take action . . . now. Come and get the cure for being a “best kept secret”. In this session you will get: Ways to stand out and be noticed with easy and simple methods of communicating your value; How to sell and market when you have no budget and want to win against the “big guys”; Learn how to shorten your sales cycle and land bigger customers.

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Leadership: Everything Starts and Stops With Motivation: Displaying Dynamic Motivation in Your Business. (L1)

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When: 
November 4, 2014 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N252

Presented by: Doug Dvorak, Dvorak Marketing Group

Leadership: Succession Planning – Building the Next Generation of Leaders for Your Business and industry (L5)

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When: 
November 4, 2014 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N256

Presented by: Amy Hirsh Robinson, Interchange Group

Digital Marketing: Knowing Your Customers Before It's Too Late. (DM2)

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When: 
November 4, 2014 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N254

Presented by: Tim Hayden, TTH Strategy

Today's customers are armed with a constant connection to information and resources to achieve their needs. The rise of wireless device use and cloud computing presents both competing challengers and new business opportunities for a business to capitalize on such real-time connectivity. Let's dig into what customer expectations will be in 2015, and how best your business can prepare for success.

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