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ADAPT: Automotive Technology Summit

ADAPT: Automotive Technology Summit

ADAPT Summit 2020

 

Embrace technology. Grow your business. Own your future

The ADAPT: Automotive Technology Summit provides shop owners and operators from all segments of the automotive aftermarket with a unique, unmatched opportunity to learn directly from automakers and the industry’s foremost leaders about the most progressive and pressing technology trends disrupting their industry—and how they can better equip their businesses to grow and thrive in the years ahead. The three-day event, hosted in downtown Nashville, answers the call of the FenderBender, Ratchet+Wrench, and NOLN readership to have a larger understanding, presence and voice in the future of the automotive industry, and will include presentations and discussions from the automotive industry’s foremost leaders in terms of advanced vehicle technology—OEM representatives, OEM suppliers, leaders of technology companies, and other industry leaders.

 

 


 

Who can attend?

Current and future leading shop owners in the automotive aftermarket (FenderBender, NOLN, and Ratchet+Wrench readers). The event will be closed to the general public and only industry professionals will be granted access to attend or sponsor.

 

Why should you attend?

The goal of the ADAPT: Automotive Technology Summit is to answer the call of our readership to give them a larger understanding, presence and voice in the future of the automotive industry. We feel an obligation to support the independent shop, and the Summit is a forum that gives you the resources, knowledge and strategies to overcome the obstacles you’ll face moving forward. This is your industry. It’s your business that will drive this industry forward.

 

What can you expect?

With a number of OEMs committed to participate, as well as some of the automotive industry's leading technology experts, the ADAPT: Automotive Technology Summit will feature presentations in a variety of formats, covering the industry's most pressing and progressive topics in terms of advanced vehicle design (e.g., ADAS, advanced powertrains, etc.); repair, maintenance and diagnostics (e.g., scanning, data availability, etc.); and overall transportation trends (e.g., autonomous vehicles, manufacturing and buying trends, etc.). The three-day event will also include networking opportunities, two receptions, and a private tour of Nissan North America's Smyrna manufacturing plant.

 


ADAPT Summit

 

ADAPT: Automotive Technology Summit

May 31 - June 2, 2020

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Nashville Downtown
315 4th Ave N 
Nashville, TN 37219
Book Here

 

 

Hotel

The ADAPT: Automotive Technology Summit will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Nashville Downtown, just blocks from Nashville's famous Broadway District and all the action of the Music City. ADAPT attendees have access to a discounted roomblock for the event and can book here.

 

 

Register

 

 


 

Look Ahead

Telematics, ADAS, structural lightweighting, autonomous systems—the ADAPT: Automotive Technology Summit focuses on the latest trends in advanced vehicle design and their impacts on the automotive aftermarket, providing an educational event unlike anything the industry has seen.

 

Schedule

Sunday, May 31

Time   Event
6-8 p.m.   Welcome Reception

 

Monday, June 1

Time   Event
7:30–8:30 a.m.   Breakfast
8:30–10 a.m.   Introduction and Summit Keynote
10 a.m. to noon   Presentations
Noon to 1 p.m.   Lunch Keynote
1–5 p.m.   Presentations
6–8 p.m.   Summit Reception

 

Tuesday, June 2

Time   Event
7:30–8:30 a.m.   Breakfast
8:30–11 a.m.   Presentations
11 a.m. to noon   Closing Keynote Lunch
12:15–3 p.m.   OEM Tour: Nissan North America, Smyrna Vehicle Assembly Plant

 

Speakers

With commitments from some of the world’s most influential automakers (including General Motors, Ford, Nissan, Toyota and others), the ADAPT: Automotive Technology Summit will feature presentations and discussions from the leading minds in the industry. A full speaker list will be announced soon!

 

 

OEM Tour

Nissan North America’s Smyrna Vehicle Assembly Plant

Just a short drive from the ADAPT: Automotive Technology Summit’s venue in downtown Nashville, Nissan North America’s Smyrna Vehicle Assembly Plant is a model of manufacturing efficiency, in which roughly 640,000 of the automaker’s most sophisticated vehicles are assembled each year.

The tour, including transportation to and from the facility, is free to Summit attendees, but will be limited to the first 50 registrants who wish to participate. Register today and reserve your spot!

 

 


 

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