The Future is Now: Understanding Calibration and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems

Calibration and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) are increasingly the most talked about topics at Auto Glass Week™ (AGW) and this year’s program has several continuing education opportunities and demonstrations dedicated to the subject.

Auto Glass Week, June 7-9 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., is the only event that offers the original equipment (OE) and aftermarket auto glass repair and replacement industry the opportunity to learn from both peers and industry experts.

A highlight of the educational portion of this year’s agenda is the Fourth Annual Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and Calibration Summit.

“The technology, standards and procedures related to ADAS and calibration are constantly evolving and we knew it had to be a significant portion of the program,” said Tara Taffera, AGRR™ editorial director. “This year’s summit is designed to help attendees stay relevant today and prepared for what’s next.”

Register today to be take advantage of the following continuing education courses (all eligible for recertification credits):

Tuesday, June 8

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Emerging ADAS Technology – Learn about a variety of new technology and how it will all fit into the cars of the future.
Speakers: Chuck Olsen, senior vice president of Automotive Technology Solutions for AirPro Diagnostics with additional speakers to be added. Check autoglassweek.com for the latest updates.

9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
ADAS: Research, Training, Association Efforts & More – With recalibration being an integral part of the auto glass installation process, learn from different industry segments regarding the efforts of various associations, research organizations and those involved in training.

Speakers: Emily Jackson, marketing director for Mygrant Glass and head of Mygrant’s ADAS training and technical team; George Lesniak, director of ADAS sales and training for Autel; Chris Gutierrez, head of research and development at Protech Automotive Solutions and part of the CIECA calibration committee; Jacques Navant, technical director, Don’s Mobile Glass/The Calibration Station and chair of the AGSC ADAS committee; and Eric Newell, VP of field operations and business development for AirPro Diagnostics. The session will be moderated by AGRR™ editor Tara Taffera.

11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Learn from Auto Glass Shops that Offer Calibration Services – Back by popular demand: A discussion with auto glass shops who offer calibration services ready to share their experience and knowledge with attendees.

Speakers: Barry Lintner, owner of Lloyd’s Glass and Correct Calibration Services, and Jacques Navant, technical director, Don’s Mobile Glass/The Calibration Station. Moderated by AGRR™ editor Tara Taffera.

Throughout the show, attendees can also watch live calibration demonstrations by industry leaders and show sponsors AirPro Diagnostics, LLC, Autel and Pilkington North America. Check the updated attendee brochure for details.

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