AASA Technology Council (ATC)

The AASA Technology Council (ATC) is a forum for networking and exchange of best practices focusing on current and emerging technologies that support members’ efforts to reduce costs, improve efficiencies and pursue new business opportunities.


Purpose
Provide a forum for executives, managers and professionals to gain insight in the following key areas of focus:

  • Advanced Vehicle Technologies – connected vehicles, V2X, autonomous vehicles, telematics, remote diagnostics, mobile apps & dongles
  • Customer-Facing Technologies – cataloging and product data, EDI/e-commerce, mobile, Web services, e-tailing, POS data, data warehouses, S&OP
  • Process Technologies – robotics, automated warehouse, 3D printing, augmented reality, IOT, M2M, RFID, QR codes, bar codes
  • Information Technologies – cyber and network security, Big Data, data analytics, cloud computing, IT outsourcing, ERP, MES, CRM

 

2017 ATC Spring Meeting
March 31  Loews O’Hare Rosemont

Topics:

  • What’s Trending: First-hand Report from the Consumer Electronics Show
  • Why You Should Care about Mobility Technologies
  • Predictive Analytics: Lessons Learned from the Heavy Duty Market
  • Making the Most of Enterprise Data
  • IT as a Core Strategy
  • Futurist Outlook: Keeping an Eye on Specific Technologies
  • Manufacturers Only – POS Data: Making the Most of Available Data
  • Manufacturers Only – Using Technology to Reach End Customers 

Sponsors: Premier – Pricedex Software; Elite – Epicor Software, HSOPhocas

ATC Members – ATC Spring Meeting Agenda/Registration/Hotel

Non-Members – AASA members who are not ATC members can register for the event by contacting Nikki Rankin.


Objectives

  • Reinforce Council’s position as the industry-recognized Voice of the Supplier for technology issues
  • Influence industry standards & drive adoption in the Supplier Community
  • Lead and support industry collaboration initiatives regarding Technology
  • Provide industry’s best networking forums and resources
  • Engage with all AASA member companies
  • Advance the business interests of members