SCRS Releases Additional Details on OEM Collision Repair Technology Summit Schedule

Prosser, Washington,June 23, 2015 - The Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) added additional schedule topic details to the website landing pages for the upcoming OEM Collision Repair Technology Summit. The OEM Summit, which will be held Thursday, November 5th during the 2015 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, will focus on emerging trends in vehicle construction and technology and how both of those aspects influence vehicle repairability and collision industry preparation. The program is designed to put SEMA Show attendees in a room with innovators in automotive structural design and technology, providing one of the most unique networking and learning opportunities available to the collision repair industry. 


This year, the program will provide three different segments which can be selected individually or collectively as part of the RDE Full Series Pass.


The sessions will feature companies and individuals with rich histories of producing sophisticated advancements in the automotive and collision repair fields, and will highlight architectural and technological developments in modern vehicles, and how those advancements intersect with the repair process. Sessions will include:


9:30 - 11:30am

OEM1 | Advanced Automotive Technology


This will include panel discussions on both Structural Connectivity - Understanding the Future of Automaker Joining Techniques, as well as Tech Crunch -The Role of Programming and Diagnostics in Post-Repair Road Worthiness.


12:30 - 2:30pm

OEM2 | The Future of Aluminum in the Automotive Industry


3:00 - 5:00pm

OEM3 | The Continuing Evolution of Advanced Steels in Automotive Bodies


Both afternoon sessions will include detailed presentations on technological developments in each of the featured substrate markets, and then transition to panels of automakers known for their use of the featured materials to discuss real world applications in vehicular structural design, vehicle safety and vehicle repairability.


More details on each segment are available by following the individual links.


Attendees are encouraged to register early, as space will be limited for each of these sessions. Click here to register for the SEMA Show and SCRS Repairer Driven Education series, including the OEM Collision Repair Technology Summit. 





About SEMA and the SEMA Show: 

The SEMA Show is a trade show produced by the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA), a nonprofit trade association founded in 1963. Since the first SEMA Show debuted in 1967, the annual event has served as the leading venue bringing together manufacturers and buyers within the automotive specialty equipment industry. Products featured at the SEMA Show include those that enhance the styling, functionality, comfort, convenience and safety of cars and trucks. Additional details available at or, or by phone at (909) 396-0289.


About SCRS' RDE Series: 

REPAIRER DRIVEN EDUCATION (RDE) series will feature 4 days of seminar offerings, many of which are uniquely designed and being offered only at the 2015 SEMA Show, including the OEM Collision Repair Technology Summit. Each session has been individually selected or crafted by SCRS because the content focus on information that is relevant to the diverse array of marketplace perspectives within the collision repair industry. Better your business, and register at

About SCRS:
Through its direct members and 46 affiliate associations, SCRS is comprised of 6,000 collision repair businesses and 58,500 specialized professionals who work with consumers and insurance companies to repair collision-damaged vehicles. Additional information about SCRS including other news releases is available at the SCRS website: You can e-mail SCRS at the following address:


SCRS Admin Office


877.851.0660 Fax



Aaron Schulenburg

Executive Director | Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS)



877.435.6028 Fax