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CIC agenda expands discussion for industry issues

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 07:00
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The Collision Industry Conference (CIC) upcoming meeting October 30 in Las Vegas, Nev., held in conjunction with the SEMA Show®, has released the Meeting Agenda lining out the vision-forward presentations given by each committee. Presentations are centered around the current and future issues faced in the collision industry, giving the most insightful information available. During the discussions at this unique forum, participants also have opportunity for giving feedback and asking questions of the leadership or body at large.

Beginning at 8 a.m., and leading the day is the marketing committee with the newest in the media guide to responsibly grow the CIC reach. Jumping from there, the Education & Training committee will be giving an update on an OEM study about Required Training Skills, as well as Training Credentials. With a "Technical Retrospective", industry trainer Toby Chess and his Technical Committee will give insight, who be followed by a special presentation by Gary Ledoux, Author of the new book "YesterWreck" - a history of the collision repair industry in America.

Wrapping up the morning session, the Governmental Committee will continue by state and federal public policy outlook with a snapshot of the views of collision industry segments. Just after the lunch break, an activity overlay will be given for the Open Systems, Data Access and Sharing Task Force which has been a very active and publicly accomplished group in 2018.+

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Continuing in the afternoon session, the Insurer-Repairer Relations Committee will have a Panel Discussion about 3rd Party Claims Models & Processes, including first notice of loss, damage assessments and when the 3rd Party is also a repairer.

The Definitions Committee will review their process for new terms in the CIC Wiki-Glossary as well as the project to have a Spanish language version of the glossary. Finally, the session concludes with the Emerging Technologies Committee following up with Scanning, Diagnostics and Calibration updates, OE Recommendations, and the Advanced Diagnostics and Safety (ADAS) Technician Position update.

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The Collision Industry Conference (CIC) is a forum made up of participants from all industry segments for the expressed purpose of discussing and exploring the issues that occur among them, to fulfill the mission of "A collision industry in which all segments work together to enable a complete, safe, and quality repair". Through discussion and research during meetings and extensive interim committee work, CIC attempts to form consensus on various issues, aware that all such findings are nonbinding and voluntarily accepted. More information and upcoming meeting schedule may be found at

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