I-CAR is bringing a full slate of training and demonstrations to the 2016 SEMA Show.

Las Vegas, Nevada -- October 25, 2016 -- I-CAR has announced it will once again bring a comprehensive lineup of courses and demonstrations to the SEMA Show. Events will take place on the I-CAR Main Stage, in I-CAR classes and at I-CAR’s exhibit, booth #10879. The 2016 SEMA Show runs from November 1 to 4 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

I-CAR Courses at SEMA

A statement from I-CAR says there are more than 75 new vehicle designs launched each year. This alone would make continuous training a necessity. I-CAR also notes that the organization’s statistics show that highly trained technicians perform repairs up to 14 percent faster than untrained technicians.

Tuesday, November 1

9 a.m. – Noon    Synchronizing Workflow Through Communication (PM120L01)
Room: N238

1 p.m. – 4 p.m.    Refining the Team and the Business (PM145L01)
Room: N238

1 p.m. – 5 p.m.    Vehicle Technology and Trends 2016 (NEW16)
Room: N240

Wednesday, November 2

8 a.m. – Noon    Aluminum Exterior Panel Repair and Replacement (APR01)
Room: N238

8 a.m. – Noon    Vehicle Technology and Trends 2016 (NEW16W)
Room: N240

1 p.m. – 5 p.m.    Understanding the Cycle Time Process (GE001L01)
Room: N238

1 p.m. – 5 p.m.    Sectioning of Steel Unitized Structures (SPS11)
Room: N240

Thursday, November 3

8 a.m. – Noon    Understanding the Cycle Time Process (GE001L01W)
Room: N240

9 a.m. – Noon    Synchronizing Workflow through Team Communication (PM120L01W)
Room: N238

1 p.m. – 5 p.m.    Advanced Steering and Suspension Systems Damage Analysis (DAM15)
Room: N238

Friday, November 4

8 a.m. – Noon    Understanding and Preventing Refinish Defects (REF10)
Room: N240

9 a.m. – Noon    Refining the Team and the Business (PM145L01W)
Room: N238

SEMA Collision Repair and Refinish Stage Presentations

I-CAR will once again be joining industry automotive experts to deliver technical presentations on the latest repair methods and tool and equipment.

Tuesday, November 1

10 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.    Ford: Collision Repair Update
Presented by Gerry Bonanni

1 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.    I-CAR: Collision Repair Diagnostics
Presented by Jason Bartanen

2 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.    BMW: Damage Assessment and Repair Methods
Presented by Anthony McDonald

3 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.    Carbon Fiber Technology and Repair
Presented by Scott Van Hulle

4 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.    Fusor: Bonding and Mechanical Bonding
Presented by Doug Craig

Wednesday, November 2

9:30 a.m. – 9:55 a.m.    GM Collision Repair Information, Technology, and Parts Updates
Presented by Bob Hartman and Jason Macco

10 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.    Collision Diagnostic Services (CDS): Remote Vehicle Diagnostics With Astech2
Presented by Jake Rodenroth

1 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.    I-CAR: The Need for Training on Today’s New Vehicles and Technologies
Presented by Jason Bartanen and Josh McFarlin

2 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.    Honda: Collision Repair Update, Including 2016 Pilot/Civic
Presented by Chris Tobie

3 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.    Audi: Multi-Material Hybrid Construction
Presented by Mark Allen and Shawn Hart

4 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.    Ford: Collision Repair Update
Presented by Gerry Bonanni

Thursday, November 3

9:30 a.m. – 9:55 a.m.    I-CAR & Collision Hub Present - Ford F-150 Door Skin Replacement, Featuring Fusor
Presented by Doug Craig

10 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.    3M & I-CAR: Ford F-150 Boxside Replacement
Presented by Shawn Collins

1 p.m. – 1:45 p.m    I-CAR and Collision Hub: Cool Tools
Presented by Kristen Felder and Jason Bartanen

2 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.    BMW: “New 7 Series” – New Design, Technology and Repairs
Presented by Anthony McDonald

3 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.    Aluminum Association: Advances in Automotive Aluminum
Presented by Jim Dickson

4 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.    Honda: Collision Repair Update, Including 2016 Pilot/Civic
Presented by Chris Tobie

Friday, November 4

10 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.    I-CAR Knowledge and Skills – The Requisite Foundation for Repair Excellence
Presented by John Van Alstyne

1 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.    Porsche Collision Repair Update
Presented by Mike Kukavica

2 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.    I-CAR Advanced Joining Techniques
Presented by Steve Marks

3 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.    Collision Diagnostic Services (CDS) Zero Point Calibration for Occupant Classification Systems
Presented by Jake Rodenroth

 

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