Tuesday, 24 October 2017 18:30

I-CAR Introduces New ‘Driving the Conversation’ Podcast Series

I-CAR is introducing an informative new hot topic industry discussion audio series through internet podcasts.

The monthly series of podcasts, called "Driving the Conversation," includes informative and engaging discussions from industry thought leaders on noteworthy topics.

The podcast series is hosted by I-CAR, and features industry leaders providing their view on a variety of topics related to the transformative and rapid changes within the collision repair industry. The audio series offers listeners access to current and valuable information to give them better insights into the opportunities and challenges facing the collision repair industry. The conversations leverage education and knowledge for the benefit of business owners and executives.

“We are confident that listeners will find the new podcast series to be a valuable resource,” said John Van Alstyne, I-CAR’S CEO & President. “They can expect to hear about how I-CAR is supporting the collision repair industry with innovative solutions to help them navigate the many ongoing technical challenges.”

The first episode of the series, titled “The Future of Diagnostics,” offers reflection and perspective on one of the most pressing issues industry-wide. It is hosted by Elise Quadrozzi, I-CAR’s Vice President of Education & Technical Services. This episode features Jake Rodenroth, Director of Client Services, Collision Diagnostics Services, Plano, TX; Mike Anderson, President/Owner of Collision Advice Consulting, Alexandria, VA; and Gerry Poirier, National APD Strategy Manager, Farmers Insurance®, Atlanta, GA.

The discussion centers on perspectives from industry thought leaders regarding the concerns, needs, solutions and advancements related to diagnostics. The discussion includes questions that were included in I-CAR’s inaugural Collision Reporter magazine issue focusing on Diagnostics, which was published in July.

These podcasts bring together a multitude of industry resources so that listeners can anticipate a surge of relevant and accessible information. The Driving the Conversation series looks at technical issues through various levels of business impact. It is focused around technical training, information and related services to equip the collision repair industry with the resources needed to contribute to complete, safe and quality repairs that optimize business performance, reduce risk, provide career development pathways and advance industry professionalism. Listeners can subscribe to the podcast series on iTunes or Google Play Music.

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