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ABPA Fort Lauderdale Convention Speakers – Daniel Morris, Dentons Law Firm, and Jason Bartanen, I-CAR


Daniel Morris

The ABPA is pleased to announce that Daniel Morris of Dentons will address the audience during the Friday, 5/3 business session at the ABPA Fort Lauderdale Convention! Daniel’s presentation, “One Year In: Navigating the Rough Seas of a New Tariff and Trade Policy”, will focus on trade and tariffs and how they impact U.S. importers.

Daniel is a member of Dentons’ International Dispute Resolution and International Trade practices. His litigation practice is grounded in his experience in business disputes in state and federal court, and emphasizes advising international clients on how best to protect their interests in cross-border disputes. He also handles cross-border enforcement of arbitration awards and court judgments. His trade practice includes advising on customs and tariff matters, as well as resolving adverse administrative rulings.

With the daily news of trade wars and tariffs, being educated on the possible effects is important.

Jason Bartanen

Jason Bartanen of I-CAR will give a presentation during the Friday morning session titled “ADAS Technologies and the Challenges in the Collision Repair Process”.

As vehicle structures and technologies continue to change at a rapid pace, the complexity of replacement parts and repair processes also continues to change. Vehicle makers are using a wide array of materials (new steels, aluminum, and composites), designed for collision energy management and weight savings, while adding complex electronic systems comprised of sensors, control modules, and cameras. Each of these technologies pose challenges for the collision repair process. This presentation will provide attendees with a look at several of these technologies and a glimpse of some of those challenges.

As Director, Industry Technical Relations at I-CAR®, Bartanen is leading I-CAR’s Repairability Technical Support® (RTS) Initiative. Prior to I-CAR, Bartanen worked part time as a collision repair technician, while pursuing his BA in Communications from the University of Wisconsin Green Bay. Bartanen is a member of the collision repair and refinish advisory committees at Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC) and Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (NWTC). Bartanen is also a member of the SkillsUSA National Collision Repair Technology committee and is the segment leader for the collision repair, attachment methods segment.

Please join us on Friday, 5/3 to participate in this session.

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