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

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International: Australia – Downunder Opportunities for SEMA Members (IT1)

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November 2, 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N259

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

Vehicle Technology: Vehicle Dymanics Forum: Customizing with Confidence and Ensuring Compliance (TBS1)

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November 2, 2015 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N258

Moderated by: John Waraniak, VP, SEMA Vehicle Technology

Leading SEMA companies customize with confidence by knowing how advanced vehicle technologies impact their products and businesses. If you want to ensure your suspension products and modifications can be successfully integrated with the latest vehicle active-safety systems and vehicle dynamics technologies, as well as comply with federal motor vehicle safety regulations, then this Forum is for you.

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SEMA Data Co-Op: How SEMA can Help You Create Great Data to Sell More Parts (SDC2)

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November 2, 2015 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N261

Presented by: Stephanie Jones, Senior Manager eBusiness & Data Content, SEMA Data Co-op

A seminar for data managers and company executives, learn more about getting the most out of your data sets from our team. We will discuss how to improve the quality of your data with the goal of your customers selling more of your parts!

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Business Management: The Next 2 Years: Your People (BM2)

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November 2, 2015 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N252

Presented by: Gene Marks, The Marks Group, P.C.

The latest trends, techniques and tools for finding and motivating your very best people.

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2015 SEMA Emerging Leaders Conference (ELC)

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When: 
November 2, 2015 - 1:00pm - 6:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N262

The 2015 SEMA Emerging Leaders Conference is a half-day leadership program for outstanding professionals and aspiring executives. Leadership qualities, community networking, and entrepreneurial motivation are just some of the things you will walk away with after attending the conference. All attendees must be nominated.

The Emerging Leaders Conference will give attendees insight on leadership concepts and strategies to prepare them with the key variables of successful business leadership. Created for those with three to five years of industry experience, participants will enjoy a “learn through doing” program and walk away with a greater awareness of their skills and leadership styles.

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Legal & Regulatory: Don't Overpay Your Taxes! An Introduction to the R&D Tax Credit (LR3)

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November 2, 2015 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N253

Presented by: Kirk Chen, Co-founder & Managing Director, Meritum Consulting

This session will address the history of the R&D (aka Manufacturer’s) Tax Credit; what the IRS considers to be R&D; capturing R&D expenditures; the potential risks and rewards; actual-case examples; and how this applies to SEMA members.

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International: The Developing Russian Specialty Equipment Market. (IT3)

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November 2, 2015 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N259

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

Emerging Markets: How Big is the U.S. Racing Market? (EM1)

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November 2, 2015 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N256

Presented by: Gavin Knapp, Director, Market Research, SEMA Market Research

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Legal & Regulatory: Patents: Your Automotive Products In a Changing World (LR7)

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November 2, 2015 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N254

Presented by: Justin Poplin, Department Chairman, Intellectual Property Transactions/Partner, Lathrop & Gage LLP; Marshall Honeyman, Intellectual Property Lawyer/Partner, Lathrop & Gage LLP

New laws are changing the way patents should be pursued, and how you should view the patents of others. This course offers practical solutions to the challenges presented by your businesses inventions – the objective being to build leverage though the patent process. To achieve this, you will learn how to:

Business Management: Applying Lean Manufacturing Principles to Your Company-Big or Small-to Achieve Your Objectives (BM3)

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November 2, 2015 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N252

Presented by: Joseph Mazzeo, Owner, Integrated Lean and Quality Solutions, LLC

Discusses the five principles of lean manufacturing and how to scale and apply the concepts to any size company and help to achieve improved business results.

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SEMA Data Co-Op: Private: User Group (SDC3)

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November 2, 2015 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N261

Presented by: Jim Graven, Director of Membership, SEMA Data Co-op

For SDC Supplier and Receiver members only, this User Group experience is the forum to have your voice heard to your vendors and customers. Jim Graven will moderate the forum, and follow up the discussion with an outlook for the SDC in 2016 and beyond!

For more information and to register for this session, please contact Jim Graven at 888-958-6698 or jimg@semadatacoop.org


Business Technology: Get the 411 on the 911 of Cyber Security Hackers (BT1)

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When: 
November 2, 2015 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N253

Moderated by: Bob Corwin, First Vice President, Alliant Insurance Services, Inc.

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Women Driven: WOMEN ONLY: Gear Up Girl Networking Event, Powered by SBN (WD4)

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November 2, 2015 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N264

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 the SEMA Education student program, Gear-up Girl is designed to connect female students with industry leading female professionals. Join us for this dynamic mixer that brings together generations of female professionals.

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

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November 3, 2015 - 8:00am - November 6, 2015 - 12:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center

I-CAR, the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair: 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.



2015 SCHEDULE

Keynote & Coffee: The Approachable Leader: The Nametag Principal (KC2)

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November 3, 2015 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N258

Presented by: Scott Ginsberg, HelloMyNameIsScott.com

What happens when you wear a nametag twenty-four seven? Even to bed? Just ask author, speaker, consultant and identity junkie Scott Ginsberg. Follow his fifteen year journey from silly experiment to social enlightenment. Scott will share lessons learned, mistakes made and insights gained from creating a career out of wearing a nametag every day. Even to bed.

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I-CAR: Vehicle Technology and Trends 2016 (NEW16) $

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When: 
November 3, 2015 - 8:00am - 12:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N238

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 2015 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.

 

Vehicle Technology and Trends 2016 (NEW16)

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

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When: 
November 3, 2015 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N242

Sponsored by ETTN, HRIA, MPMC, WTC & ARMO Councils.

SEMA members have a unique opportunity to schedule a free one-on-one meeting with an intellectual property rights, Customs or antitrust attorney. Private meetings are available in 20 minute segments. Please specify your area of interest when you schedule your appointment(s), so that we can pair you with an attorney specializing in that discipline. Among the topics covered by our experts:

SCRS Repairer Driven Education: RDE3 - Competing with Consolidators $

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When: 
November 3, 2015 - 9:30am - 11:30am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N241

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.

RDE3 - Competing with Consolidators

Presented by: David Luehr, Elite Body Shop Solutions, LLC

SCRS Repairer Driven Education (RDE) Series

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When: 
November 3, 2015 - 9:30am - November 6, 2015 - 2:30pm
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Las Vegas Convention Center

SCRS Repairer Driven Education (RDE) Series - SEMA Show

 

SCRS Repairer Driven Education: RDE1 - Getting Paid for Investing in Facility, Equipment and Training $

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November 3, 2015 - 9:30am - 11:30am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N233

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.

RDE1 - Getting Paid for Investing in Facility, Equipment and Training

Presented by: Tim Ronak, AkzoNobel Automotive and Aerospace Coatings

SCRS Repairer Driven Education: RDE2 - Scheduling and Work in Progress (WIP) $

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When: 
November 3, 2015 - 9:30am - 11:30am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N237

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.

RDE2 - Scheduling and Work in Progress (WIP)

Presented by: Tom Hoerner, BASF Corporation

Business Technology: Cloud Computing-Is It Right for My Business? (BT3)

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When: 
November 3, 2015 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N253

Presented by: Larry Blair, Partner, Goals HQ

Describe in business language the functionality of Cloud computing, its trending in ERP systems and key functionality SEMA members need, including SDC interface.

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Tires: New Developments in TPMS & Tool Technology (TM1)

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When: 
November 3, 2015 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall, S115-116

Come hear straight from the original equipment manufacturers what has just come out and what the future holds for TPMS. The 2015 model year is proving to be a little more challenging to the technicians in field, compared to the last couple years. Many of the OE sensor manufacturers will be in attendance to educate attendees on what to look for on the newer vehicles hitting the road.

Today’s TPMS tools can offer many benefits to your service center. This is a one-stop shop where you will hear directly from the TPMS tool manufacturers about many of the tools available today. Plus, you’ll learn how these pieces of equipment can help turn TPMS service into the profit center it should be for your business.

Conversations: Shifting Gears-Industry Interviews with Leaders & Legends (CV1)

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When: 
November 3, 2015 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N258

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Marketing Strategies: Email Marketing for Small Businesses in the 21st Century (MS2)

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November 3, 2015 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N252

Presented by: Karl Stearns, KMS Marketing Solutions

Email as a marketing tool has the highest ROI (returning $40.56 per dollar spent) of any medium a small business can use. In this program we review best practices for email marketing including:

  • Creating compelling content
  • Proper length of emails
  • How to use hyperlinks - video and document download links
  • Integrating email campaigns with social media
  • Repurposing and reusing content
  • Increasing the size of your database

This information is based on Constant Contact’s 15 years of experience and nearly 1 trillion emails delivered for customers. All attendees will receive a free 60-day trial account from Constant Contact.

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