Friday, September 23, 2022
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Opening Reception
 
Saturday, September 24, 2022
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Opening Keynote

What’s Happening?

A welcome keynote to the Summit, taking a look at how far tech has already advanced in the year since the previous Summit in Nashville and what some of the big trends in the aftermarket are.

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM
Networking Break
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Securing High-Tech Repairs
How to maintain cybersecurity for all repairers and how to keep customer data safe when repairing
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Networking Break
 
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Lunch & Learn: Electric Vehicles

EVs are In Your Future! How Will it Impact Your Shop?

It is no longer a question whether EVs are coming – they're here and their numbers are growing! We'll discuss the forecast and different types that are coming, what we’ve learned so far about real repairs being done, new systems and technologies EVs bring to the bay, and what it all means to you.

12:45 PM - 1:15 PM
Networking Break
 
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
Advances in ADAS
For as rapidly as ADAS systems and other vehicle technology is developing, there isn’t a standardized system through which to gather repair procedures and information. Even different vehicles produced by the same OEM will have, in some cases, very different repair procedures and methods of collecting information vital for a repair. Learn strategies to effectively search for and use OEM repair procedures and how to adapt when those procedures aren’t readily available.
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Networking Break
 
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Quick Shifts

In the ultra-competitive realm of automotive manufacturing, OEMs are trying to add the latest and best technology into their vehicles at a remarkable pace. Find out what some of the newest trends and tech OEMs are excited about putting in their upcoming models.

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Networking Break
 
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
OEM Townhall

We will follow up Quick Shifts with a townhall discussion, where attendees will be able to ask the OEM representatives questions based on the information discussed in the previous panel.

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Summit Reception
 
Sunday, September 25, 2022
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Networking Breakfast
 
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Tech Ed

What Techs Need to Know and How to Get Them That Info

The technician shortage is one of the greatest challenges currently facing the automotive aftermarket. Techs today not only need to know how to work on cars but also diagnose and properly fix high-tech ADAS components and other computers. Learn about resources available to help get your techs the training they need to succeed.

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Networking Break
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Aftermarket Repair Information Keynote
The struggle for Right to Repair has gained national attention, with the legal battle in Massachusetts taking up a bulk of the headlines over the last year. How do the current (or perhaps recent) legal proceedings affect shops outside of Massachusetts, and what kinds of precedent can be/have been set for other state and federal conversations moving forward?
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Networking Break
 
11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
Lunch & Learn: Shop Solutions

As shop owners/managers know, every shop is facing an increasingly large number of challenges on a daily basis. Hear from several shop owners/operators about a problem they faced and the unique solution they came up with to meet that challenge.

Lunch will be served during this session.

12:45 PM - 1:15 PM
Networking Break
 
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
Shop Solutions Townhall

We will follow up Shop Solutions with a townhall discussion, where attendees will be able to ask the participants questions based on the information discussed in the previous panel.

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Networking Break
 
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
Closing Keynote

Staying Power

All of the information that will be shared over the Summit can be overwhelming and, at first, a little discouraging. This keynote focuses on the fact that the automotive aftermarket isn’t going anywhere and that there are many opportunities for shops if they plan well and stick to what their customers need.

Ready to Hear Directly from OEMs and Leading Shop Owners? 

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