IBIS Global Summit Agenda

The Agenda for the IBIS Global Summit 2017 is nearly complete. Below you can find the currently confirmed speakers and sessions and then general timings for proceedings. A full agenda with timed sessions will be available shortly.

Branding and the Customer Experience


Alex Hunter, former global Head of Online for the Virgin Group
Apprentices and the Skills Gap


Jeff McFadden, President, Service King
Private Equity and the Collision Repair Market


Laurence Vivet-Ract, CEO of Southern Europe for Innovation Group
Consolidation Panel Session Steve Grimshaw, CEO of Caliber Collision Centers; Steve Leal, President and CEO of Fix Auto World; Guus van Dreven, CEO of Autoschade Herstel Groep
Changing the relationship between OEMs and the industry Kris Mayer, general director, Wholesale Channel, customer care and aftersales, General Motors Corporation; Bill Lopez, general manager, Collision Division, OE Connection

Continuing recent years’ successful content at the IBIS Global Summit, 2017’s event will explore disruptive technologies and viable business models to provide delegates with the strategic tools that allow them to take control of the future. Each session will also relate to the three pillars at the centre of the IBIS principles: Safety, Skills and Standards – worldwide issues that demand further attention.

The schedule of events (subject to change):

Monday 12 June
7pm until late Welcome Party
Tuesday 13 June
9am-4pm World Class Conference
7pm until late International Dinner at Santiago Bernabéu Stadium
Wednesday 14 June
9am-12pm World Class Conference
12pm-2pm Delegates’ Leaving Lunch