SCRS Announces Lineup for OEM Collision Repair Technology Summit
October 1, 2018—The Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) has announced the participants and session details for the first of three panels to make up the OEM Collision Repair Technology Summit this fall.
The Summit held Thursday, Nov. 1, as part of the 2018 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, will kick off with the 9 a.m. session “The Rules and Challenges of Structural Repair on Modern Architecture.”
During the open session, panelists will explore how modern vehicle architecture and design specifically influence repair facility processes. From research of advanced substrates and mixed-material designs to joining processes and equipment necessities, the program will explore the range of considerations necessary to perform structural collision repair.
The morning session will be moderated by Ron Reichen of Precision Body and Paint in Beaverton, Oregon, and Danny Gredinberg, administrator of the Database Enhancement Gateway. Panelists will include:
- Robert Hiser, an engineer with General Motors Company
- Mike Kukavica, Porsche Cars North America
- Shawn Hart, Audi of America collision instructor
- Dan Black, FCA Advanced Body Development Service Engineer and Collision Repair Manager