CIECA Announces Speakers for CONNEX Conference

June 2, 2023
CIECA has announced the speakers for its annual CONNEX 2023 Conference.

CIECA has announced the speakers for its annual CONNEX 2023 Conference, according to a press release.

The event will take place in Bloomington, Illinois, on September 12 and 13. The theme of this year’s conference is “Connected Car, Connected Industry,” and will be emceed by Bill Garoutte.

OEM representatives from Audi, Lucid Motors and Rivian will speak at the event. There will also be a panel discussion on digital claims, featuring individuals from Allstate, Kemper Insurance and State Farm. 

Topics that will be discussed at the conference include artificial intelligence, virtual reality, information privacy, OEM repair procedures, smart cities and telematics.

“As an industry, we need to be prepared to repair and service vehicles that are quickly becoming nodes on a complex network,” stated CIECA Executive Director Paul Barry. “It is imperative that we understand what changes are coming and how they will affect the industry and CIECA Standards in the future.” 

Other activities will include networking opportunities, an NABC Recycled Rides giveaway, CIECA’s annual open meeting, and a tour of electric vehicle manufacturer Rivian’s production facility.

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