2020 CIECAsts
CIECAst  April 6, 2020
How Our Industry is Addressing the Challenges Created by the Coronavirus
Business leaders from various segments of our industry will highlight innovative ways companies can continue to provide high-quality service while coronavirus restrictions are in place.
CIECAst March 17, 2020
The Key to Collaboration: Combining Technology and Communication
Michael Ortega, senior director of Application Development at IAA, will focus on collaborating effectively using the right technical tools, including Swagger, OpenAPI. During his presentation, he will share when to use this technology, how to align your company’s teams and understanding these interfaces.
CIECAst February 13, 2020
Utilizing Technology to Thrive and Not Just Survive in 2020
Mike Anderson, president and owner of Collision Advice, will discuss the importance of utilizing technology in the collision repair industry to thrive and not just survive in 2020. He will be discussing how technology can be used to eliminate human disruption, how AI will impact collision repair centers and many other interesting topics. Following the presentation, there will be a Q and A session.
CIECAst January 21, 2020
It’s 2020: Where Are Claims & the Collision Repair Market Heading?
Sean Carey, president of SCG Management Consultants, talks about where claims and the collision repair market are heading over the next 12 months and beyond. In addition to sharing insight about what to expect, Carey also discusses how to best prepare based on industry segment: independent shop, MSO, insurer, OEM or supply chain provider. In addition, he looks beyond the horizon and gives a long-term view of the market.