AAPEXedu 2017 to Address Impact of New Technologies on Automotive Aftermarket Businesses

The AAPEXedu 2017 Technology track will focus on the many new and emerging technologies in vehicles and how they will impact businesses in the automotive aftermarket industry. AAPEX represents the $740 billion global automotive aftermarket industry and will be held Tuesday, Oct. 31 through Thursday, Nov. 2, at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas.

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More than 50 sessions will be offered in the AAPEXedu 2017 program during AAPEX in Las Vegas. (Photo ...

More than 50 sessions will be offered in the AAPEXedu 2017 program during AAPEX in Las Vegas. (Photo: Business Wire)

Expert speakers will cover several topics, including Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), connected vehicles, vehicle-to-everything (V2X) and new mobility models, as well as the trends impacting the automotive aftermarket. AAPEXedu 2017 technology sessions will include:

  • Advanced Vehicle Technologies,
  • Megatrends in the Connected Car and Mobility Age,
  • Update on Technology Standards,
  • Disruptive Technologies and Transportation, Are We Ready?
  • Technology and Telematics Forum 5.0 Powered by CARS and ASA,
  • ACES and PIES Overview (Spanish),
  • Future Power: Battery & Start/Stop Technology,
  • Leveraging Technology to Streamline Diagnosis and Repair,
  • Shop Technology Timeline: Where is Your Shop on the Timeline?
  • Trucking Technologies: Threats and Opportunities for Service.

In addition, AAPEXedu will feature a keynote session on Oct. 31, from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on The Future of the Vehicle: The Future of Mobility and the Aftermarket, and a Service Professionals Summit on Nov. 2, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Emerging Technology - How will the Aftermarket Prepare?

The Technology track is one of eight tracks in this year’s AAPEXedu. Other tracks include Business Management, Industry Trends, Service Professionals, Import/Export, Heavy Duty, Young Professionals and Paint and Body. All 50-plus AAPEXedu sessions are included in AAPEX registration. To register, visit www.aapexshow.com/bw. Online attendee registration is $90 (U.S.).

AAPEX is a trade-only event and is not open to the general public. Registration for approved and credentialed media is free and can be completed at www.aapexshow.com/bwmedia.

AAPEX is expected to feature more than 2,200 exhibiting companies and nearly 50 AAPEXedu sessions. Approximately 158,000 automotive aftermarket professionals from more than 140 countries are projected to be in Las Vegas during AAPEX and the SEMA Show.

AAPEX is co-owned by the Auto Care Association and the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA), the light vehicle aftermarket division of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA). For more information, visit www.aapexshow.com or e-mail: info@aapexshow.com. On social media, follow AAPEX at #AAPEX17.