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I-CAR Releases Main Stage Speaker, Demonstration Lineup

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July 25, 2014—I-CAR has announced its OEM speaker lineup for the I-CAR Main Stage at the 2014 NACE/CARS Expo & Conference, held in Detroit July 30–Aug. 2.

The I-CAR Main Stage schedule includes:

Thursday, July 31

  • 10 a.m. – Ford Motor Company: 2015 F-150 Collision Repair Program
    By: Gerry Bonanni, senior engineer for paint and body repair, and Larry Coan, damageability product concern engineer
  • Noon – I-CAR: Vehicle Technology Trends and Collision Repair Considerations
    By: Jason Bartanen, director at Industry Technical Relations
  • 2 p.m. – American Honda Motor Co.: Honda and Acura High-Strength Steel Repair Guidelines
    By: Dean Gay, service information analyst
  • 4 p.m. – BMW: BMWi—Carbon Fiber and Aluminum Structure Design and Repair
    By: Toby Moser, body and paint curriculum developer and instructor

Friday, Aug. 1

  • 11 a.m. – BMW: BMWi—Carbon Fiber and Aluminum Structure Design and Repair
    By: Toby Moser, body and paint curriculum developer and instructor
  • 2 p.m. – General Motors:  General Motors-Corvette Stingray Aluminum Repair and Heavy Duty Truck Frame Repair
    By: Randy Boyd, global service engineering team leader for body structures & closures
  • 4 p.m. – I-CAR: Vehicle Technology Trends and Collision Repair Considerations
    By: Jason Bartanen, director at Industry Technical Relations

I-CAR will also show vehicle and parts displays from the 2015 Ford F-150, Chrysler, General Motors, BMW and Honda on its stage. Additional live demonstrations will be held in the nearby I-CAR Demo Zone, where attendees can learn about techniques in riveting and bonding, MIG welding, MIG brazing, spot welding, aluminum and MIG welding, ABARIS carbon fiber repair

Registration is not required for any presentations. Visit the I-CAR website for more information. 

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