Technology and the aftermarket to be discussed at HDAD

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Updated May 16, 2019

The Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA), the commercial vehicle division of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA), has announced a new technology session to be presented at the 7th Annual Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue (HDAD) Conference entitled, “Realities of Current and Future Technology on the Aftermarket.”

In the session, industry experts Mike Foster of Allison Transmission, Jon Morrison of WABCO, Kent Jones of ZF and Sandeep Kar of Fleet Complete are slated to discuss emerging technologies and their impact on suppliers and the aftermarket channel. From GPS to full vehicle management, the session will cover the current and future impacts on service and aftermarket parts providers.

HDAD will be held 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 28, 2019, in the Terry Fator Theater at The Mirage in Las Vegas. The day-long conference is co-presented by HDMA and MacKay & Company and will immediately precede Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2019.

HDAD will examine the current aftermarket climate and provide a complete overview, focusing on eminent changes from both the manufacturer and fleet perspectives. The Dialogue features individual presenters and separate distribution executive panel discussions with primary topics that include:

  • The Real-World View — A Global Perspective
  • The Everchanging and Evolving Aftermarket
  • The Global Economic Overview
  • Realities of Current and Future Technology on the Aftermarket
  • The Changing Distribution Model — The Growing and Emerging Players
  • Parts and Service: The Fleet Perspective

Conference registration is intended to facilitate networking with industry peers and will include: digital presentation materials, breakfast, breaks, a networking luncheon and the HDAW 2019 All-Industry Reception. Those planning to attend are encouraged to arrive Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019, to prepare for the conference’s start time of 8 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 28, 2019.

For more information on HDAD 2019, please CLICK HERE.

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