Agenda: NASTF@Vision2013 General Meeting

March 8, 2013
Overland Park Convention Center
Overland Park, KS


1:00 pm - Executive Director’s Welcome

1:10 pm - Why Automaker’s Should Support Aftermarket Telematics (Charlie Gorman, ETI) - Join Gorman as he sets the steps needed to create an open and safe telematic diagnostic environment to best serve motorists over a vehicle’s full life. Click HERE for more info.

1:50 pm - OEM Town Hall (Bob Stewart, GM; Kelly Geist, Subaru; Jim Von Ehr, Nissan; Mark Saxonberg, Toyota; Moderator: Skip Potter, NASTF ) - Hear what these OEMs have to say about today's most significant service challenges.

2:45 pm - Service-Ready Panel (Panelists: Bob Augustine, Christian Brothers Automotive; Bob Beckmann, Beckmann Technologies; Aaron Cherrington, Identifix; Jeff Minter, Madison Technical College; Rusty Savignac, Paxton Garage; Moderator: Mark Saxonberg, Toyota) - Service-Readiness means having the training, information, tools and support resources to fix your customer's car right, at the time your customer arrives for service. Learn about the state of aftermarket service readiness today and the challenges that independent shops and dealers face meeting service-readiness requirements. Learn what service-readiness means for your shop and how to close your service-readiness gaps.

4:00 pm - Ask the Committee Co-Chairs (Issues including: Tool Matrix, Education Matrix, Filing the SIR, Who needs an LSID?, NASTF on heavy duty, marketing NASTF, What do collision techs need?)

4:30 pm - Adjourn