Monday, October 29

7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: Sands Expo, Level 1 Lobby
  • Registration

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, Veronese 2401
  • Event (EVT)

Tuesday, October 30

7:00 AM - 8:45 AM

  • Room: The Venetian, Palazzo Ballroom
The AAPEX 2018 grand opening keynote session is a ticketed event. To reserve a table, contact AAPEX Event Management, Chris Kalousek, CEM, chris.kalousek@aapexshow.com. John King, CNN’s chief national correspondent and anchor of Inside Politics, will take the stage at AAPEX 2018 to discuss the upcoming mid-term elections and the impact the... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
John King
Chief National Correspondnent and Anchor
CNN's Inside Politics
  • All Aftermarket Audiences
  • Keynote Session

7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: Sands Expo, Level 1 Lobby
  • Registration

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 701
Speaker(s)
  • AAPEXedu
  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo TBD
Speaker(s)
  • AAPEXedu
  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room TBD
Tracks:
  • Repair Shops
  • AAPEXedu

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 705
More information available in Summer 2018 Programmed by AVI...
  • AAPEXedu

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Room: Lets Tech Stage
  • Event (EVT)

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo TBD
Speaker(s)
  • AAPEXedu
  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo TBD
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • All Audiences, Ntl. Service, Repair Shops, SP
  • AAPEXedu
  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo TBD
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • AAPEXedu

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo TBD
Speaker(s)
  • AAPEXedu
  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo TBD
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • All Aftermarket Audiences, Manufacturers
  • AAPEXedu

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 705
If you are not already working on GDI vehicles, you will soon, which means you need to be prepared to diagnose and service these vehicles. This learning module will help you properly identify, understand and diagnose Bosch GDI engine management systems with an overview of GDI operating and fuel delivery... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Bob Pattengale
National Training Manager
Robert Bosch LLC
Tracks:
  • Service Professionals
  • AAPEXedu

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo TBD
Speaker(s)
  • AAPEXedu
  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo TBD
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • AAPEXedu
  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room TBD
Tracks:
  • All Aftermarket Audiences
  • AAPEXedu

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, Madame Tussauds Las Vegas
The 2018 AASA Overseas Automotive Council (OAC) Global Reception at Madame Tussauds on Oct. 30 is the premier international networking event during AAPEX and takes place in one of the most exciting venues at The Venetian. Reception attendees can touch, interact and take photographs with lifelike figures of top celebrities,... ...read more...
  • Event (EVT)

Wednesday, October 31

7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: Sands Expo, Level 1 Lobby
  • Registration

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 703
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • AAPEXedu
  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo TBD
Speaker(s)
  • AAPEXedu
  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room TBD
Tracks:
  • Repair Shops
  • AAPEXedu

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 705
More information available in Summer 2018 Programmed by AVI...
  • AAPEXedu

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo TBD
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • AAPEXedu
  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 706
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • All Aftermarket Audiences
  • AAPEXedu
  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo TBD
Speaker(s)
  • AAPEXedu

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 701
Speaker(s)
  • AAPEXedu
  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo TBD
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • AAPEXedu

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 705
After attending this course, the student will have an understanding what telematics are, they will relate to the types of telematics vehicles that are currently coming into their shop, they will have an insight into some of the newer technologies regarding telematics and they will learn what they can personally... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
John Forro
A.S.T. Training
Tracks:
  • Service Professionals
  • AAPEXedu

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room TBD
Tracks:
  • Parts Suppliers
  • AAPEXedu
  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo TBD
Speaker(s)
  • AAPEXedu

3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 701
More information available Summer 2018 Programmed by Auto Care Association...
Tracks:
  • Professionals Under 40 Years of Age
  • AAPEXedu

Thursday, November 01

7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

  • Room: Sands Expo, Level 1 Lobby
  • Registration

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo TBD
Tracks:
  • AAPEXedu
  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room TBD
Tracks:
  • Service Professionals
  • AAPEXedu

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 701
Don’t wait on new ADAS-enabled vehicles. There is a growing number of technologies and products that can be installed on millions of vehicles in the car parc that will significantly increase safety functionality. The panel will dive deep into what these products are, how many vehicles can be retrofitted, the... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Chris Cook
President
Mobile Electronics Association
Chris Gardner MAAP
Vice President
Automotive Aftermarket Supplier Association (AASA)
Jim Warren
Executive Director
Vision Zero Automotive Network
John Waraniak
Vice President of Vehicle Technology
Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA)
Tracks:
  • AAPEXedu

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 705
After attending this course, the student will have an understanding what telematics are, they will relate to the types of telematics vehicles that are currently coming into their shop, they will have an insight into some of the newer technologies regarding telematics and they will learn what they can personally... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
John Forro
A.S.T. Training
Tracks:
  • Service Professionals
  • AAPEXedu

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo TBD
Changing the automotive repair industry from reactive to predicting product failure. Attendees will learn: What will the aftermarket industry look like over the next 10 yrs? How will the service industry change and how will motorists choose where to get their car fixed? What will the impact of predictive part failure have on the... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Shiva Bardwaj
Pitstop
Tracks:
  • All Audiences, Ntl. Service, Repair Shops, SP
  • AAPEXedu

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM


2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 701
Panel discussion with Chris Chesney, Donny Seyfer, Kyle Holt and moderated by Carm Capriotto. Current and future technicians need to see a clear pathway for a rewarding career. Students, parents, instructors and shop owners become key players. In-service technicians and employers role will be to provide a curriculum to ensure... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Carm Capriotto
Podcast Host
Remarkable Results Radio Podcast
Chris Chesney
Senior Director of Customer Training
Car Quest Technical Insitute
Mr.  Donny Seyfer
Executive Officer & Shop Owner
National Automotive Service Task Force (NASTF)
Kyle Holt
President
S/P2
Tracks:
  • Service Professionals
  • AAPEXedu

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room 705
This advanced fuel system course covers diagnosing fuel pumps and fuel injectors for both SFI and GDI. We’ll review newer technologies like direct fuel injection and control strategies that will help your shop and technicians keep pace with the changes in automotive technology. Other discussions in this course will include... ...read more...
Tracks:
  • Service Professionals
  • AAPEXedu

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo TBD
Speaker(s)
  • AAPEXedu
  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo TBD
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Ntl. Service Chains, Repair Shops, Service Pros
  • AAPEXedu
  • Room: The Venetian, Marco Polo Room TBD
Tracks:
  • Parts Suppliers
  • AAPEXedu

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