The content for this year’s AAPEXedu is based on the results of an AAPEX survey during which buyers were asked to identify topics of interest to them. For the first time this year, all sessions will be translated into Chinese and Spanish.
Several industry organizations will bring their training expertise to this year’s AAPEXedu, offering a mix of classroom, hands-on and underhood sessions to keep automotive repair professionals, auto parts retailers and warehouse distributors ahead of the curve.
The expanded program includes training on shop equipment and technology, electric car and alternative fuel vehicles, advanced diagnostics, heating and cooling and business management.
The 2018 AAPEXedu program is offering 18 sessions discussing how attendees can position themselves to stay ahead of the curve and grow their businesses.
The forum, which is part of the 2017 AAPEXedu program, will show attendees how to protect their businesses, customers, employees and life from cyber attacks.
AAPEX online registration is $40 through Friday, Oct. 13. Registration includes the expo with more than 2,200 exhibitors displaying new products and technologies to diagnose, service and maintain the nearly 1.2 billion vehicles on the road today.
More than 40 AAPEXedu sessions were held, including the new “Let’s Tech” presentations, which were delivered in 20 minutes or less on emerging vehicle technologies and the latest diagnostic smartphone apps.
AAPEX is increasing its focus on technology with an all-new Connected Car Opportunities education track in the 2016 AAPEXedu program.