ToolTech Dates: April 30th -May 3, 2018  
Loews Ventana Canyon
Tucson, Arizona

Presentations/Speaker Sessions

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

ETI Business Meeting
The findings of the ETI Market Research Project on trends in Collision Repair will be presented

Economic Outlook
Speaker: William Strauss, Senior Economist and Economic Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Moderator:  Greg Potter, Equipment and Tool Institute

Legislative Update

Speaker:  Chris Gardner, Vice President, Programs & Member Services - Member Satisfaction, Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association
Moderator:  Jim Fish, Lemur Monitors

Automotive Technology Trends
Speaker:  Mark Seng, IHS Markit, Global Aftermarket Practice Leader - Automotive
Moderator:  Greg Potter,
Equipment and Tool Institute

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

National Accounts/Franchiser Panel

Speakers: Chris Chesney, Sr. Director Customer Training - CARQUEST Technical Institute,
Rob Morrell - Worldpac, Bob Augustine, Technical Training Manager - Christian Bros, George Hoffman, Manager, Automotive Assets  - Sears Automotive

Moderator:  Kevin FitzPatrick - Autologic

Shop Owner Panel
Speakers: John Gustafson - Gustafson Brothers, Huntington Beach, CA

Bob Slanger - British Car Service, Tucson

Rick Burnett - Imported Service Center, Tucson

Cody Gaddie - BrakeMax #7, Tucson

Frank Leutz - Desert Car Care, Scottsdale

Moderator:  Kevin FitzPatrick - Autologic

OEM Panel
Moderator:  Brian Herron - Drew Technologies

Digital Darwinism in the Aftermarket – A Case Study
Speaker: Jordan Hettinga – eBay Motors
Jim Fish - Lemur Vehicles

Tool and Equipment Talk
Speakers: Jeremy Cordray, Director, Original Equipment Transportation Products - NorthStar
Gary Mackey, VP of Global Sales and Marketing - Associated Equipment Corp.

George Hoffman, Manager, Automotive Assets - Sears  Automotive
Moderator: Kim Cottle - Associated Equipment Corp.

Secure Diagnostics - V2X Security 
Speaker: David Sequino, SVP-COO - Integrity Security Services, A Green Hills Software Company
Greg Potter - Equipment and Tool Institute

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Data Security/Cybersecurity
Speaker:  Craig Smith, Research Director of Transportation Security - Rapid7
Moderator:  Robert Vogt - IOSiX

Emerging Technology and it's Effect on the Aftermarket

Speaker: Joe Register, Vice President, Emerging Technologies – Auto Care Association
Greg Potter - Equipment and Tool Institute

Autonomous Vehicles - Modeling
Speaker: Adit Joshi, Research Engineer, Automated Driving HIL Simulation - Ford Motor Company
Moderator:  Chuck Abbott - CPS Automotive

Collision Repair Integrity
Speaker:  Mike Anderson, Industry Consultant - Collision Advice
Moderator:  Peter Richardson - Car-O-Liner

Monetizing Vehicle Data
Speaker: David Knight, CEO - Terbine

Moderator:  Robert Vogt - IOSIX

Deterring Patent Trolls

Speaker:  Jonathan Stroud Chief Intellectual Property - Unified Patents, Inc.
Robert Vogt - IOSIX

The Science Of Silence: Can You Hear Your Body Talking?


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