IBIS Latin America 2024 – Agenda

Provisional Agenda

09.00am – Registration

09.30am – Welcome to IBIS Latin America 2024

Jason Moseley, CEO, IBIS Worldwide

09.35am – IBIS Latin America 2024 – Moderator’s welcome

German Mejia, IBIS Ambassador and IBIS Latin America Moderator

09.40am – Opening keynote presentation: Latin American collision market overview

A look at the current Latin American collision repair market – how have things changed in the last year?

Oscar Balcazar, regional director America (LATAM), GiPA Group

10.20am – Challenges with new technologies in passenger cars for the motor claims and Mexican collision repair Industry.

Jorge Fernando Gonzalez Miranda, director of operations, Cesvi Mexico

11.00am-11.30am – Networking Coffee Break

11.30am – Skills and training – the importance of role-relevant staff training

Identifying the need for comprehensive role-relevant training in the collision repair shop and the impact this will have on not only the business but staff performance, repair accuracy and customer satisfaction.

Jeff Peevy, vice president – industry relations, I-CAR

12.30pm – OEM repair procedures – the importance of a correct repair

OEM procedures should be the centre of a correct and safe vehicle repair. How can repairers make sure they have access to the most up-to-date repair data.

1.30pm-2.30pm – Networking Lunch Break

2.30pm – How digitisation and AI is changing the face of collision repair

The increasing use of technology in our sector, through vehicle sophistication, the use of digitisation and AI creates an opportunity to realign the perception of collision repair in the market. This will lead to a better outcome related to efficiency, customer experience and talent and skills attraction. Global supply chain organisations have great oversight on this technology to assist bodyshops create stronger businesses for tomorrow.

Daniel Salcido, President of Axalta Coating Systems Latin America North and Vice-president for the Refinish business in Latin America.

3.30pm – Bodyshop technology – new ADAS calibrations

This session will look at the importance of proper ADAS calibrations and the growing dependency on driver ADAS systems.

4.25pm – Closing remarks

4.30pm – Conference close – Axalta Networking Drinks Reception