Toronto, Ontario -- May 20, 2104 -- Are you ready for 2025? That's the question that industry stakeholders will seek to answer when they gather on July 30 for the 2014 I-CAR Conference. This year's conference will pick up on last year's discussion of the challenges and opportunities surrounding the technological tsunami facing the collision repair industry.
The Conference will be held July 30 at the Cobo Center in Detroit and will feature an expanded lineup of speakers from Ford Motor Company, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Steel Market Development Institute, Alcoa, University of Michigan, Robert Bosch LLC and more.
Key topics will include:
Ford: A high-impact session covering OEM strategies related to CAFE, details on the new aluminum F-150 and Ford's enhanced Collision Repair Service Strategy
Lightweighting: Advancements and trends in Carbon Fiber, Advanced Steels and Aluminum
The Changing DNA of the Vehicle: Reinventing the Automobile
Advanced Electronics, Communications and Safety: Vehicle-Wide Driver Safety Systems, V2X Deployment and how Vehicle Data will reshape our industry
Opportunities for networking will abound, including at an evening reception celebrating I-CARâ€™s 35th Anniversary at the Wintergarden in the Renaissance Center, featuring live entertainment by The Motown Experience band.