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Major Customers to Present at 2022 AASA Technology Conference

Leaders from O’Reilly, Advance Auto Parts, and Bridgestone Retail Operations will speak on how their companies are preparing for tomorrow’s changing technologies.

Date: August 30, 2022

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. -- The 2022 AASA Technology Conference, presented by the AASA Technology Council (ATC) and AASA Mobility Technology Council (MTC), is the can't-miss event for tech professionals in the aftermarket. O’Reilly Auto Parts, Bridgestone Retail Operations, and Advance Auto Parts will headline the can’t-miss line-up sessions, panels, networking opportunities, and round-table discussions on both vehicle and business technology.  

  • Tom Bradley, product management, O’Reilly Auto Parts, will explain how increasing connectivity, safety systems, and electrification are impacting the future and how O’Reilly plans to support repair facilities and position the appropriate products and product categories for vehicles of tomorrow. 

  • Sri Donthi, executive vice president and chief technology officer (CTO), Advance Auto Parts, will describe how AAP is accelerating its use of technology to drive more business through more efficient supply chain operations and business processes. 

  • Mark Ferner, senior manager, technical support, Bridgestone Retail Operations, will cover how the leading national service chain is preparing counter people, shops, technicians, and service advisors to be ready for tomorrow’s connected, automated, and electrified vehicles. 

The 2022 AASA Technology Conference will be held at the beachfront Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach September 25-28. This event will enable aftermarket suppliers and channel partners to network and have meaningful conversations with key customers about the latest technology issues and industry developments.  

Additional information about the 2022 AASA Technology Conference can be accessed by visiting aasatech.com.

About AASA  
AASA (www.aftermarketsuppliers.org) exclusively serves manufacturers of aftermarket components, tools and equipment, and related products, an important part of the automotive parts manufacturing industry which supports 907,000 American jobs. AASA is a recognized industry change agent – promoting a collaborative industry environment, providing a forum to address issues and serving as a valued resource for members. AASA is the light vehicle aftermarket division of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA). “AASA, The Voice for the Automotive Aftermarket Supplier Industry” 

About the ATC 
The AASA Technology Council (ATC) provides a forum for networking, thought leadership, sharing of best practices and addressing technology issues for leaders that manage all areas of business technology. 

About the MTC 
The AASA Mobility Technology Council serves to advance the business interests of suppliers of mobility technology applications for the aftermarket. 

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