Automechanika Birmingham – seminar presentation announced

Wendy Williamson, IAAF Chief Executive who will be delivering a presentation on Wednesday 6 June.

The organisers of this year’s event, which will be held at the NEC Birmingham from 5-7 June, have announced details of the free to attend seminar programme covering the three days of the exhibition.

In addition to the Keynote speaker programme, there will  also be Aftermarket Seminars and Technical Talks on various topics which will include the following:

 

  • Diagnostics
  • ADAS Calibration
  • Hybrid & Electric Vehicles
  • Alignment
  • EU changes & the future of the MOT
  • Outlook for the aftermarket
  • The impact of digitalisation and connectivity
  • Business advice & GDPR
  • Innovation; Filtration in electro mobility
  • Keynote Panels in the Keynote Theatre: Electrification, Connectivity, and Digitalisation

The programme for the Aftermarket Talks which will take place in the Aftermarket Seminar Theatre is as follows:

5 June 2018

11:15 – 11:45
Driving forward; How the Aftermarket can win with digital and the MOT
Peter Lawton, Senior Section Manager – SMMT

12:00 – 12:30
The Digitalisation of the Garage
Max Lienard, Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer – Autodata

13:00 – 13:30
EU changes and the future of the MOT
Ian Marsh, MOT Testing Service Product Specialist – Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA)

13:45 – 14:15
Top Technician Expert Session
Top Technician

14:30 – 15:00
“Data gives you wings”: channelling connected workshop data through the customer’s journey
Prashant Chopra, Managing Director – Autogem

15:15 – 15:45
Delivering Best Practice: Managing Customer Complaints to Drive Customer Satisfaction
Bill Fennell, Managing Director – Motor Ombudsman

6 June 2018

10:30 – 11:00
Filtration in electro mobility – Solutions for innovative drivetrains
Herr Dipl.-Ing. Daniel Volkmer, Project Manager – E-Mobility & Liquid Filter Elements – MANN+HUMMEL Ludwigsburg
Herr Dipl.-Ing. Marius Panzer, Lead Product Engineer – Oil filter elements development – MANN+HUMMEL Ludwigsburg

11:15 – 11:45
EU Directive 2014/45 – What You Need To Know
Steve Coles, Head of MOT Technical Operations – RMI

12:00 – 12:30
New registrations and their decline: How will the UK aftermarket be impacted?
Quentin Le Hetet, General Manager – GIPA UK

13:00 – 13:30
The shape of the Automotive Aftermarket in the future
Wendy Williamson, Chief Executive – IAAF

13:45 – 14:15
Engine Oils: A Glimpse into the Near Future
Adrian Hill, Automotive Product Manager – Morris Lubricants

14:30 – 15:00
Institute of the Motor Industry MOT-Focused Update
Chris Cotterill, Business Development Manager – IMI
Colin Hankey, Business Development Manager – IMI

15:15 – 15:45
Top Technician Expert Session
Top Technician

7 June 2018

10:30 – 11:00
GDPR update: IGA support and GDPR myths debunked
IGA

11:15 – 12:30
Keynote Panel; Connectivity & the Aftermarket, Hosted by the SMMT
Peter Lawton, Senior Section Manager – SMMT