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Monday, October 29

 

8:30 AM — 9:30 AM | Keynote: Megan Alexander - Correspondent, Author, Actress, Powered by SBN — KN2

10:00 AM — 11:00 AM | The Bottom Line: Controlling Your Healthcare Cost Over The Next 2 Years — FO1

10:00 AM — 11:30 AM | Business Management: Effectively Dealing with Online and Other Discounting: A No-Nonsense Panel Discussion  — BM3

10:15 AM — 11:15 AM | Legal & Regulatory: Keep on Track with the IRS — LR1

11:00 AM — 12:00 PM | International: Middle East: Opportunities for SEMA Member Manufacturers — IT1

11:15 AM — 12:15 PM | Business Management: Sourcing & Production in the USA: Common Pitfalls, Tips, and Keys to Success — BM1

11:15 AM — 12:15 PM | Keynote: Conversations that Matter — KN1

11:15 AM — 12:15 PM | Online Marketing: Using Online Persuasion-Convert Visitors to Customers — OM1

11:30 AM — 1:00 PM | Launch Pad: SEMA Launch Pad: Entrepreneur Business Competition — LP

12:00 PM — 1:00 PM | International: Australia/New Zealand – Downunder Opportunities for SEMA members  — IT2

1:00 PM — 2:00 PM | Talent Management: Trends & Tech Tools  for Finding; Motivating Millennials — HR1

1:00 PM — 2:00 PM | Business Management: Owning an Automotive Franchise — BM5


1:00 PM — 2:30 PM | Vehicle Technology: New Technologies, New Opportunities: Vehicle Technology Roundtable, powered by ETTN, PRO & WTC — TBS1

2:00 PM — 3:00 PM | International: Latin America — IT3

2:30 PM — 3:30 PM | Business Management: Don’t Overpay Your Taxes: Making the R&D Tax Credit and IC-DISC Export Incentive Work for Your Business — BM2

2:30 PM — 3:30 PM | Customer Service & Sales: Success Signals: Body Language in Business Workshop  — CS1


3:00 PM — 4:00 PM | International: China: Insider Tips  Sell Specialty Equipment Products In The World's Largest Emerging Automotive Market — IT4

3:00 PM — 4:00 PM | Marketing Strategies: How artificial intelligence is Changing the Game for the Automotive Service Business — MS5

3:00 PM — 5:00 PM | SCRS: 2025 The Millennial Takeover - How to find, train & pay qualified people — RD1 ($)

3:00 PM — 5:00 PM | SCRS: Corrosion Protection: Is your shop ready for the post repair inspection era? — RD2 ($)

3:00 PM — 5:00 PM | SCRS: Gauges of Your Business: Maximize Profits in Your Collision Shop — RD3 ($)

3:30 PM — 5:00 PM | Women Driven: WOMEN ONLY: Gear Up Girl Networking Event, powered by SBN — WD1

4:00 PM — 5:00 PM | Keynote: Make Your Business Run Like Clockwork — KN4

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Tuesday, October 30

 

8:00 AM — 9:00 AM | Keynote: Tech Tools & Insights to Build a Better Business — KN3

8:00 AM — 12:00 PM | I-CAR: Squeeze-Type Resistance Spot Welding — WCS04 ($)

8:00 AM — 12:00 PM | I-CAR: Automotive Foams — FOM01 ($)

9:30 AM — 11:30 AM | SCRS: Auto Body Growth Hacks — RD4 ($)

9:30 AM — 11:30 AM | SCRS: Preparing for Negotiations — RD5 ($)

9:30 AM — 11:30 AM | SCRS: Understanding Shop Liability in this new Era of Diagnostics, Calibrations and Programming — RD6 ($)

10:00 AM — 11:00 AM | The Bottom Line: Get more from the Investment you have in your business — FO2

10:00 AM — 11:00 AM | Creating Culture: Addressing Forbidden Topics To Get Back To Work — WC1

10:00 AM — 11:00 AM | Tires: TPMS at 10: Understanding Original Equipment TPMS — TM1

10:00 AM — 11:00 AM | Tires: Truck Tires at 10: Wheel Torque for Trucks and Trailers — TM2

11:15 AM — 12:15 PM | The Bottom Line: Cars and Business:  Both Require Engines to Run Properly — FO3

11:15 AM — 12:15 PM | Performance Racing Industry: Motorsports Media Workshop (PRI1)

12:30 PM — 2:30 PM | SCRS: Visually Managed Collision Repair — RD7 ($)

12:30 PM — 2:30 PM | SCRS: Building your business to meet the direction of the OEM — RD8 ($)

12:30 PM — 2:30 PM | SCRS: Facing Increased Complexity and Liability – How to Protect Your Collision Repair Business! — RD9 ($)

1:00 PM — 2:00 PM | Automotive Electronics: Which is Worth More: Your Expertise or Your Time? — AE1

1:00 PM — 2:00 PM | The Bottom Line: Why you make more money when you have a business plan — FO4

1:00 PM — 2:30 PM | Vehicle Technology: Racing and Performance Forum: Keeping Technology at the Forefront, powered by ETTN — TBS2

1:00 PM — 5:00 PM | I-CAR: The Art and Science of Estimator Interactions — ES045L01 ($)

1:00 PM — 5:00 PM | I-CAR: Plastic and Composite Repair — PLA03 ($)

2:00 PM — 3:30 PM | Tires: Tires at 2: Successful Tire Dealers Share Their Secrets — TM3

2:15 PM — 3:15 PM | Business Management: Winning the Innovation Game — BM4

2:15 PM — 3:15 PM | Online Marketing: Enthusiast Forums - Step Up Your Social Strategy — OM2

3:00 PM — 5:00 PM | SCRS: The Imperative of Accessing and Retaining OEM Repair Information on every Structurally Repaired Vehicle — RD10 ($)

3:00 PM — 5:00 PM | SCRS: 4 Steps to Set Proper and Profitable Labor Rates for Your Individual Shop — RD11 ($)

3:00 PM — 5:00 PM | SCRS: Current and Future OEM styling trends and the Impact on Refinish  — RD12 ($)

3:30 PM — 4:30 PM | Marketing Strategies: Artificial Intel: Leveraging Customer Data To Win — MS1

3:30 PM — 4:30 PM | Women Driven: Women Only: Body Politics-The Nonverbal Differences between Men and Women, powered by SBN — WD2

4:00 PM — 4:30 PM | Brew Talks: Brew Talks: Fun & Informal Interviews with Industry Personalities — CV1

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Wednesday, October 31

 

8:00 AM — 12:00 PM | I-CAR: Corrosion Protection — CPS01 ($)

8:00 AM — 12:00 PM | I-CAR: Hazardous Materials, Personal and Refinish Safety — WKR01 ($)

9:00 AM — 10:00 AM | Online Marketing: Working with Social Media Influencers — OM3

9:00 AM — 4:00PM | Legal & Regulatory: ASK THE EXPERTS: Schedule a Free Private Meeting with an Intellectual Property, Tax, Export, Product Liability or Antitrust Attorney or Investment Banker — LR2

9:30 AM — 11:30 AM | SCRS: The importance of ADAS system resets when performing wheel alignments during the collision repair process — RD13 ($)

9:30 AM — 11:30 AM | SCRS: Why you should embrace Post repair inspections — RD14 ($)

9:30 AM — 11:30 AM | SCRS: Leading the OEM Transition — RD15 ($)

10:00 AM — 11:00 AM | Tires: ATS at 10: Puncture Repair Facts — TM4

10:00 AM — 11:00 AM | Tires: Truck Tires at 10: Preventing Irregular Treadwear — TM5

10:15 AM — 11:15 AM | Customer Service & Sales: Take Your Company’s Sales to the Next Level, powered by PRO — CS2

10:15 AM — 11:15 AM | Research & Trends: SEMA Future Trends:  A look into the crystal ball — TR1

11:15 AM — 12:15 PM | Builders: Restoration Builder's Panel, powered by ARMO — BD2

11:15 AM — 12:15 PM | Marketing Strategies: Build Your Tribe. Cut the Noise. Grow Your Business — MS2

12:00 PM — 1:00 PM | Tires: TIA’s 2018 Legislative Review: How New Laws and Regulations Will Impact the Tire Industry; and the potential impact of Midterm Elections — TM6

12:30 PM — 2:30 PM | SCRS: OEM Repair Procedure Best Practices — RD16 ($)

12:30 PM — 2:30 PM | SCRS: You Schedule How? — RD17 ($)

12:30 PM — 2:30 PM | SCRS: Damage Assessment Documentation: Key Steps for Maximum Reimbursement — RD18 ($)

1:00 PM — 2:00 PM | Automotive Electronics: Metal Fabrication in Automotive Interiors - Tips from the Pros — AE2

1:00 PM — 2:00 PM | Security: Defending Against the Data Breach — SS2

1:00 PM — 2:30 PM | Vehicle Technology: Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Forum: Customizing with Confidence, powered by ETTN — TBS3

1:00 PM — 5:00 PM | I-CAR: Understanding the Cycle Time Process — GE001L01 ($)

1:00 PM — 5:00 PM | I-CAR: Measuring — MEA01 ($)

2:00 PM — 3:00 PM | Tires: Management at 2: Servicing the Next Generation of Consumers and Vehicles — TM7

2:00 PM — 3:00 PM | Legal & Regulatory: Navigating the World of Import Tariffs, sponsored by WTC — LR4

2:15 PM — 3:15 PM | Women Driven: Women Only:Good Enough Now: Women at Work, powered by SBN — WD3

3:00 PM — 5:00 PM | SCRS: More than Just a Hand Shake: The Professional Administrative (legal) Documents You Really Need to Operate a Successful Shop — RD19 ($)

3:00 PM — 5:00 PM | SCRS: Developing an Effective Digital Marketing Strategy in Collision Repair — RD20 ($)

3:00 PM — 5:00 PM | SCRS: Know Your Score — RD21 ($)

3:30 PM — 4:30 PM | Marketing Strategies: Connecting with the Outdoor Centric Consumer  — MS3

3:30 PM — 4:30 PM | Security: Social Media Branding and Security — SS1

4:00 PM — 5:00 PM | Brew Talks: Brew Talks with Gale Banks & Jessi Combs. Fun & Informal Interviews with Industry Personalities — CV2

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Thursday, November 1

 

8:00 AM — 12:00 PM | I-CAR: Adhesive Bonding — ADH01 ($)

8:00 AM — 12:00 PM | I-CAR: The Art and Science of Estimator Interactions — ES045L02 ($)

9:00 AM — 10:00 AM | Online Marketing: Working with YouTube and Facebook Stars — OM5

9:00 AM — 10:30 AM | SCRS: OEM Collision Repair Technology Summit - Session I — OEM1: The Rules – and Challenges – of Structural Repair on Modern Vehicle Architecture ($)

10:00 AM — 11:00 AM | SDC: Want FREE Product Data?  Here’s how to get it from the SEMA Data Co-op SDC2

10:15 AM — 11:15 AM | Talent Management: Attracting and Retaining Your Next Best Employees,powered by PRO — HR2

10:15 AM — 11:15 AM | Research & Trends: Young Enthusiasts: How is the under 25 crowd accessorizing? — TR2

11:00 AM — 12:00 PM | Builders: Hot Rod Builder's Panel, powered by HRIA — BD3

11:00 AM — 12:00 PM | SDC: Want FREE Product Data?  Here’s how to get it from the SEMA Data Co-op SDC3

11:00 AM — 12:30 PM | SCRS: OEM Collision Repair Technology Summit - Session II — OEM2: The Evolution of OEM Network and Expectations ($)

11:15 AM — 12:15 PM | Online Marketing: Intro to Online Marketing — OM6

11:15 AM — 12:15 PM | Vehicle Technology: The Next Two Years: Navigating the Technology Landscape, powered by PRO — TBS5

1:00 PM — 2:00 PM | Automotive Electronics: Custom Radar/Laser Detector Installation – A Highly Profitable Category — AE3

1:00 PM — 2:00 PM | Marketing Strategies: Data-Driven Decision Making: How to use analytics and research to grow your business. — MS4

1:00 PM — 2:00 PM | SDC: Want FREE Product Data?  Here’s how to get it from the SEMA Data Co-op SDC4

1:00 PM — 2:30 PM | Vehicle Technology: Advanced Vehicle Technology: Practice, Policy and Challenges, powered by ETTN  — TBS4

1:00 PM — 5:00 PM | I-CAR: Squeeze-Type Resistance Spot Welding — WCS042 ($)

2:15 PM — 3:15 PM | Customer Service & Sales:Killing Status Quo with Principles to Fortune: $100 million reasons to deliver more to your customers, business partners & employees — CS3

2:15 PM — 3:15 PM | Online Marketing: Get Found on Google Search and Maps — OM7

3:00 PM — 4:00 PM | Legal & Regulatory: Changes to the CARB E.O. Program; What You Need to Know — LR5

3:00 PM — 5:00 PM | SCRS: OEM Collision Repair Technology Summit - Session III — OEM3: The Future of Telematics, Technology and Transportation and the Collision Industry ($)

3:30 PM — 4:30 PM | Talent Management: HR Hacks: Demystify HR for your automotive business — HR3

9:00 PM — 12:00 AM | SCRS: Sky Villa After-party — RDE ($)

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Friday, November 2

 

8:00 AM — 12:00 PM | I-CAR: Understanding the Cycle Time Process — GE001L02 ($)

8:00 AM — 12:00 PM | I-CAR: Steel Unitized Structures Technologies and Repair — SPS07 ($)

10:00 AM — 12:00 PM | SCRS: The IDEAS Collide Showcase - Visionary Disruption and Solution in the Collision Repair Industry — RD22 ($)

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