Live Conference

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To run a successful business, you need to stay ahead of the curve.

Paint & Panel L!VE will give you that advantage while you hear from and meet a range of experts and industry game changers examining the latest trends that affect everyone involved in autobody repair.

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SESSION CONTENT

Tomorrow’s technology today | Brian Hill from Verisk, a global data analytic company that advises the insurance industry, will be telling us about how artificial intelligence is being used to identify vehicle damage at the scene of the accident to determine if it is a total loss or should be towed to a repair facility.

ADAS has had a massive impact on both repair procedures and cycle times.
Nikki Gerling Executive General Manager Automotive Aftermarket Bosch Oceania will examine specifically focused on sensor (ADAS) & EV technologyand the impact of the collision repair industry. How you get directly involved (instead of outsourcing to OEMs) and what is involved and what is available and what’s involved in terms of software and training.

Is the collision repair industry geared up for Millennial demands?
The short answer is no. If you want to be one step of your competitors then you need to understand what strategies to put in place, right NOW!
Enter our keynote speaker Claire Madden. Claire is a leading voice internationally on Generation Z. As an author, social researcher, keynote speaker and media commentator, Claire is in demand internationally as an expert in interpreting social trends, demographics and implications of generational change. As a media commentator, Claire is regularly interviewed on prominent television programs including The Drum, The Project, The Today Show, SkyNews, Sunrise and The Morning Show, as well as on the radio and in print media. We’ll also have a panel made up of industry Millennials to will discuss whether the Australian vehicle repair industry is ready to meet Millennial expectations.

Porche Taycan | Heath Francis the Porsche Training Academy Manager talks us through Porsche's
electrification strategy and the technical features of its first all-electric model, the Taycan.

Video presentation | Mark Hadaway, former editor of UK Bodyshop Magazine interviews Summers ARC a single site, family run, independent bodyshop which has some of the UK's most advanced equipment and highly trained staff, and a strict business model in place means it separates itself from the many others in its 'sector'. For Mark, Summers is part of another tier of repairers that is emerging from the masses and changing the game in the way the industry operates.

Increase word of mouth for your shop with online reviews
Curating and encouraging online reviews has never been more vital than it is today. Taylor Cutler serves as the Director of Marketing for Podium's Australia and New Zealand Region and will be discussing strategies to generate great reviews to boost both customer confidence and your online ranking. He has a background in helping businesses drive demand through paid and organic marketing channels such as Google, Facebook, and other media.

Mark Czvitskovits from I-CAR will discuss how and when you need to gear up and train to repair electric cars.

Aussie Gamechangers
Each of our Aussie gamechangers will explain what they do and why its game changing in 5 minutes or less:
Shaun Janks DingGo, Wayne Phipps Wayne Phipps Smash Repairs, and Sandra Noach iQ BodyGroup.

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