Vision 2020 Virtual Conference

We are excited to announce our upcoming Vision 20/20 Virtual Conference on October 2-3, 2020. It’s a great way for NARSA/IDEA members to learn, connect, and grow while navigating an ever-changing business culture and world.

We are aware that many people in our industry are choosing to forgo unnecessary travel in 2020 due to Covid-19. As a member benefit, our conference will be FREE to ALL NARSA/IDEA members. We are anticipating a strong turnout for this event and don’t want you to miss this opportunity to promote your business!

Please check back to this page for updates as we get closer to our event.


Conference News & Videos

More Videos

Vision 20/20 Virtual Conference Speaker: Dr. Azeemuddin Ahmed

Are you uncomfortable when it comes to negotiating? One of the speakers at our Vision 20/20 Virtual Conference is Dr. Azeemuddin Ahmed. Whether it’s dealing with your supplier, a contract, or an employee’s salary, he’ll break down strategies that may make your next negotiation a success.

What does Vision 20/20 mean?

Why is having a clear vision essential for your company? In this video, the NARSA/IDEA staff explain how we came up with the theme for this year’s conference Vision 20/20.

Vision 20/20 Virtual Conference Speaker: David Bienvenu

With more than 25 years in the industry, Radiator Service Co.’s David Bienvenu knows a thing or two about heat exchangers. At this year’s Vision 20/20 Virtual Conference on October 2 & 3, he breaks down the Top 10 Questions about Heat Exchangers he receives.


Programming Schedule

All times are in Eastern Standard Time (EST). After each presentation, there will be time for a live Q&A session.

Friday, October 2, 2020

Exhibition Hall opens at 9:30a

10:15a | Welcome Message
Mark Taylor, NARSA/IDEA Executive Director
Bobby Duran, NARSA/IDEA President

10:30a-11:30a | COVID Impact on Truck Service & Parts
John Blodgett, MacKay & Co. Vice President of Sales & Marketing

11:30-12:30p | Shop Finances: Making the “New Normal” Work for Your Shop & Increase Profits
David Saline, DRIVE Vice President of Sales

1:00-2:00p | What is Selective Catalyst Reduction (SCR)?
Scott Meek, Diesel Laptops Trainer

2:00-2:30p | Header Rebuilding by Hand
Affton Radiator

2:30-3:30p | Top Questions about Tube & Shell Heat Exchangers
David Bienvenu, Radiator Service Co.

3:30-4:00p | Header Rebuilding by Dipping
Affton Radiator

4:00-5:00p | What is E-Mobility?
Matt Moore, TitanX

Saturday, October 3, 2020

Exhibition Hall opens at 9:00a

9:45a | Welcome Message
Mark Taylor, NARSA/IDEA Executive Director
Bobby Duran, NARSA/IDEA President

10:00-11:30a | The Entrepreneurial System (EOS)
Joel Swanson, MileOne

12:00-1:00p Aftertreatment Temperature Diagnostics
Scott Meek, Diesel Laptops Trainer

1:00-2:30p Negotiations
Dr. Azeemuddin Ahmed, University of Iowa

2:30-3:30p | Successful Marketing = Bigger Profits
David Saline, DRIVE


Speakers


Sponsors

Sponsors and exhibitors at our event will have the opportunity to network with current members and potential customers via our virtual exhibit hall. Booths will have the ability to dialogue with live video chat while also having the ability to offer chosen promotional materials and share product information.

There are also several slots available for shops and companies to advertise products and services. For those interested in sponsoring, exhibiting, or advertising at our Vision 20/20 Virtual Conference this fall, please reach out to Mary Margaret Miller at marymargaret@narsa.org for more information.