As the world's leading provider of automotive collision repair conferences, IBIS is bringing our knowledge and expertise from across five continents to the ASEAN region for the first time. Organised under the 2023 theme of “Sustainable Strategies for Success”, IBIS ASEAN 2023 will take place on 16 March 2023 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre as part of Automechanika Kuala Lumpur 2023.

Supported by MRC Malaysia, IBIS ASEAN 2023 will explore current challenges and opportunities within the ASEAN region, offering answers to key questions affecting the market. It’s the perfect opportunity to access eye-opening insights, to increase visibility and exposure, and to meet and connect with other businesses in the region.

IBIS ASEAN brings together top managers, senior directors, and business owners within the ASEAN automotive collision repair industry to explore the latest and greatest in strategies for sustainable success to drive business growth and stay ahead of the curve. IBIS ASEAN sponsor partners include 3M, Axalta and Repairify and the event is organized in association with Body Shop News.

09:30 IBIS Welcome
09:35 Keynote presentation – Collision auto claims landscape
During this session we will look at the current industry landscape in the region. This will include industry influences and pressures, what changes are coming and what will the future challenges be.
10:15 Collision repair trends – a global view – Jason Moseley, CEO, IBIS
Jason Moseley IBIS CEO will discuss six key trends and themes influencing the global collision repair sector and the rapid rise of technology post pandemic. Trends include the rise of EVs and ADAS and the challenges for bodyshops, touchless claims and bodyshop consolidations and specialisation.
11:00 – 11:30 Exclusive networking & Coffee Break  
11:30 Industry initiatives and solutions – Steve Miller, Chief Executive Officer, MRC Malaysia

12:15 Collision talk: Maintaining profitability in a crisis economy
Michel Malik, Group Publisher, and CEO of Body Shop News International will moderate a panel discussion with experts from the body and paint industry on "Maintaining profitability in a crisis economy."

13:00 – 14:30 Lunch & Exclusive Networking

14:30 Digitisation and the use of AI in auto claims technology  
15:30 – 16:00 Exclusive networking & Coffee Break  
16:00 Part procurement – challenges and opportunities 
Procurement of parts and supply chain issues is an ongoing problem globally. During this session we will discuss the changing landscape of parts procurement and look at how things are working in other regions.
16:45 Closing remarks – Jason Moseley, CEO, IBIS Worldwide  
16:55 Conference Close   
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