August 2020 CIECAst Webinar Focused On Certification

August 2020 CIECAst Webinar - CARSTAR's Connor Smith

CIECA has announced that the August 2020 CIECAst Webinar, “The Importance of OEM Certifications”, will be held on Tuesday 11 August at 11 AM CST. Focusing on certifications, it will run for one hour and feature Connor Smith, Senior Manager of OEM at CARSTAR.

Smith will discuss the importance of OEM guidelines in an environment of frequent vehicle advancement. He will also share how the steps to review guidelines can be added to the repair process, where information can be accessed and how to make it a priority for teams.

Smith is a long-time member of CARSTAR, holding various positions across departments including insurance, analytics, procurement and operations, before moving into his current role of senior OEM manager. Focused on helping collision repairers understand the importance of becoming certified, Smith works closely with vehicle manufacturers to better understand vehicle advancement and shares best practices with facilities.

To register for CIECAst, click here. Attendees of the August 2020 CIECAst Webinar will have the opportunity to take a short quiz to earn credit toward a professional designation from the Automotive Management Institute (AMi) after the CIECAst webinar.