Below is a preliminary schedule of events at AAPEX 2017. Events listed below are subject to change.


 

Monday, October 30

7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: Level 1, Lobby
Attendee Registration will be available in Spring 2017....
  • Registration

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Rooms
More informaiton will be available in Summer 2017....
  • AAPEXedu

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, Veronese 2401
Open to all Auto Care Association and AASA Members...
  • Event (EVT)

Tuesday, October 31

7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: Level 1, Lobby
Attendee Registration will be available in Spring 2017....
  • Registration

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

  • Room: Lets Tech Stage - Upper Level Lobby
  • Event (EVT)

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

  • Room: The Venetian, Palazzo Ballroom
  • General Session

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: Sands Expo, Levels 1 & 2
  • AAPEX Exhibits Open

10:00 AM - 10:20 AM

  • Room: Lets Tech Stage - Upper Level Lobby
Tracks:
  • Let's Tech

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Room: The Venetian, TBD
Speaker(s)
Nathan Shipley
The NPD Group, Inc.
  • AAPEXedu

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM


11:00 AM - 11:20 AM

  • Room: Lets Tech Stage - Upper Level Lobby
Tracks:
  • Let's Tech

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, TBD
Will present the aspects of ADAS, connected vehicles, V2X and new mobility models that will alter the aftermarket world....
Speaker(s)
  • AAPEXedu

1:00 PM - 1:20 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, TBD
Tracks:
  • Let's Tech

2:00 PM - 2:20 PM

  • Room: Lets Tech Stage - Upper Level Lobby
Tracks:
  • Let's Tech

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, TBD
Shares first-hand experiences with exporting through successful business relationships....
Speaker(s)
Daniel Tristan
Spectronics Corporation
  • AAPEXedu

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM


3:00 PM - 3:20 PM

  • Room: Lets Tech Stage - Upper Level Lobby
Tracks:
  • Let's Tech

4:00 PM - 4:20 PM

  • Room: Lets Tech Stage - Upper Level Lobby
Tracks:
  • Let's Tech

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, Casanova Rooms
  • Event (EVT)

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, Casanova Rooms
  • Event (EVT)

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

  • Room: The Venetian
By Invitation Only...
  • Event (EVT)

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

  • Room: Harrahs Las Vegas
Requires pre-registration....
  • Event (EVT)

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, Madame Tussauds
Tickets available in Summer 2017....
  • Event (EVT)

Wednesday, November 01

7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: Level 1, Lobby
Attendee registration will be available in Spring 2017...
  • Registration

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

  • Room: The Venetian, Palazzo Ballroom
  • General Session

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: Sands Expo, Levels 1 & 2
  • AAPEX Exhibits Open

10:00 AM - 10:20 AM

  • Room: Lets Tech Stage - Upper Level Lobby
Learn how auto repair informaiton can support the maintenance of the connected car, and also improve the connection from the connected car to the auto repair shop. Here are valuable insights into new ways to connect shops with their customers, and what those connections mean to our bottoms line. After the... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Let's Tech

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM


11:00 AM - 11:20 AM

  • Room: Lets Tech Stage - Upper Level Lobby
Tracks:
  • Let's Tech

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, TBD
Deep dive into the consumer, technology and economic trends that will impact the aftermarket....
Speaker(s)
  • AAPEXedu

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, Veronese 2401
By Invitation Only...
  • Event (EVT)

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

  • Room: The Venetian
  • Event (EVT)

1:00 PM - 1:20 PM

  • Room: Lets Tech Stage - Upper Level Lobby
Int his course, John Burkhauser, a 30-year veteran of the automotive industry, will demonstrate how mobile tablet technology improves shop efficiency. Learn to streamline your workflow through a simple step-by-step process. Have real time two way communications with customers. Get educated on real world scenarios where mobile technology can be... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
John Burkhauser
Bolt On Technology
Tracks:
  • Let's Tech

2:00 PM - 2:20 PM

  • Room: Lets Tech Stage - Upper Level Lobby
Tracks:
  • Let's Tech

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, TBD
Speaker(s)
Nathan Shipley
The NPD Group, Inc.
  • AAPEXedu

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM


3:00 PM - 3:20 PM

  • Room: Lets Tech Stage - Upper Level Lobby
Tracks:
  • Let's Tech

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, TBD
Vehicle innovations and technologies, alternate fuel and drive train options, changing ownership and mobility models, aggressive OES plans and other OE trends that should be monitored....
  • AAPEXedu

4:00 PM - 4:20 PM

  • Room: Lets Tech Stage - Upper Level Lobby
Tracks:
  • Let's Tech

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

  • Room: The Venetian
  • Event (EVT)

Thursday, November 02

7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

  • Room: Level 1, Lobby
AAPEX Attendee registration will be available in Spring 2017....
  • Registration

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

  • Room: The Venetian, Palazzo Ballroom
  • General Session

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: Sands Expo, Levels 1 & 2
  • AAPEX Exhibits Open

10:00 AM - 10:20 AM

  • Room: Lets Tech Stage - Upper Level Lobby
Tracks:
  • Let's Tech

11:00 AM - 11:20 AM

  • Room: Lets Tech Stage - Upper Level Lobby
Tracks:
  • Let's Tech

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, TBD
Identify how your brands compare to other brands; research online search and purchase trends; find out which online retailers receive the most traffic; and learn how to convert this data to online marketing strategies....
Speaker(s)
Alex Costakis
Hitwise
  • AAPEXedu

1:00 PM - 1:20 PM

  • Room: Lets Tech Stage - Upper Level Lobby
Tracks:
  • Let's Tech

2:00 PM - 2:20 PM

  • Room: Lets Tech Stage - Upper Level Lobby
Tracks:
  • Let's Tech

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, TBD
How much savings in part purchases is required for millennials to leave their vehicles at the shops overnight for servicing? Do lower cost ride sharing options influence this? How critical is it for today’s consumer to have his/her vehicle turned around the same day?...
Speaker(s)
Drew Conkling
Gates Corporation
  • AAPEXedu

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM


3:00 PM - 3:20 PM

  • Room: Lets Tech Stage - Upper Level Lobby
Tracks:
  • Let's Tech

4:00 PM - 4:20 PM

  • Room: Lets Tech Stage - Upper Level Lobby
Tracks:
  • Let's Tech

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM