3 – 6 December 2019 Shanghai, China VISITOR REGISTRATION

Conference Agenda

Date 4 December 2019        
Time 09:30 – 17:00  
Venue Seminar Area A, National Convention Center (Shanghai), NECC

Welcome speech from the organizer 

Ms Fiona Chiew, Deputy General Manager of Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd ; Mr Jason Moseley, CEO, IBIS


IBIS around the world – global collision repair industry trends
Mr Jason Moseley, CEO, IBIS

The presentation will give a detailed analysis of the global collision market trends, its challenges, and dynamics as well as how the latest vehicle technological advancements are impacting and influencing our industry as a whole.


The challenges and opportunities of an increasingly mobile Chinese society 
Mr Nikos Peratis, Road Assistance China

Nikos will be speaking about the current mobility climate in China as well as the challenges, opportunities and the future of road travel.


Coffee break


Optimizing data processing in collision repair claims

The lecture examines how data can be used to make more accurate decisions in the collision repair chain and discusses the technologies that are allowing the vision of touch-less claims.


The connected car
Mr Sean Carey, SCG Management Consultants LLC

Sean will explore the technologies that are currently enabling the connected car from the standpoint of stakeholders of the global auto collision repair industry, especially emphasizing  the implications for the insurance and repair industry.


Keeping pace with ever-evolving vehicle technology
Mr Sawyer Gong: Director, GiPA China; Mr Eric Devos: President, GiPA China

As vehicles become ever more technologically advanced and refined, so increases the complexity of repairing them. Sawyer Gong and Eric Devos will analyze how markets are adapting to the rapidity and scale of change.

15:00 Coffee Break

Innovation in collision repair processes

This session will center around the collision repair process within the body shop, discussing new approaches to processes, parts, training and equipment that affect a deeper quality repair.


The skills gap – turning a negative into a positive 

A WorldSkills speaker and a panel of industry experts will share and debate with the audience the inherent issues of the ever increasing skills gap as well as demographic changes of the auto collision repair industry and the resulting challenges whilst presenting solutions in order to turn this negative situation into a positive one for generations to come. 

17:00 End of the conference

(Information as of 29 October, 2019)