Schedule

Join the top operators in the mobility industry for 3 days of fun, networking and education.

March 5, 2019

  • 7:30 a.m.—9:00 p.m.

    Registration / Help Desk

  • 8:00 a.m.—10:30 a.m.

    Vehicle Move-in

    For those exhibitors planning to display vehicles.

  • 8:30 a.m.—5:30 p.m.

    Technician Training Learning Track

    BraunAbility & more (pre-registration required). More information HERE.

  • 8:30 a.m.—5:30 p.m.

    DRS Learning Tracks

    DRS 101 & 201 (pre-registration required). More information HERE.

  • 12:00 p.m.—5:00 p.m.

    Exhibitor Setup

  • 5:30 p.m.—6:45 p.m.

    Opening General Session

    “The American Dream from an Indian Heart”

    Krish Dhanam

  • 7:00 p.m.—9:30 p.m.

    Expo Grand Opening

    New for 2019 – expanded Opening Night hours! Join us for heavy hors d’oeuvres, drinks, fun, and networking with the top operators and suppliers in the business.

March 6, 2019

  • 7:30 a.m.—4:00 p.m.

    Registration / Help Desk

  • 7:30 a.m.—8:15 a.m.

    Breakfast

    Full buffet to get your day started right (available until 8:15 a.m.).

  • 8:30 a.m.—5:30 p.m.

    Tech Training Learning Track

    BraunAbility & more (pre-registration required). More information HERE.

  • 8:30 a.m.—5:30 p.m.

    DRS 101 Learning Track

    DRS 101 (pre-registration required). More information HERE.

  • 8:30 a.m.—10:45 a.m.

    DRS 201 Learning Track

    DRS 201 (pre-registration required). More information HERE.

  • 8:30 a.m.—10:45 a.m.

    Dealer Learning Tracks

  • 10:45 a.m.—2:00 p.m.

    Expo

    Over three hours of networking, business development, and PR.

  • 2:00 p.m.—4:10 p.m.

    Dealer Learning Tracks

  • 2:00 p.m.—5:30 p.m.

    DRS 201 Learning Track

    DRS 201 (pre-registration required). More information HERE.

  • 3:00 p.m.—4:00 p.m.

    Manufacturer's Open Forum

    Hosted by NMEDA’s two manufacturer board members, this forum is open exclusively to NMEDA manufacturer members.

  • 4:20 p.m.—5:30 p.m.

    General Session

    “Member Alert: The All-New Audit Process is Here”

    Your concerns have been heard! This must-see session will feature the highly anticipated reveal of the revitalized QAP audit process. Learn about the all-new approach that emphasizes process over product, leverages remote technology and emphasizes efficiency (i.e. saves you time) while doing more than ever before to validate the integrity of QAP.

  • 5:30pm

    Open Evening

March 7, 2019

  • 8:30 a.m.—2:30 p.m.

    Registration / Help Desk

  • 9:00 a.m.—11:00 a.m.

    Expo

    Last chance! You should plan to run out of business cards at precisely 11:00 a.m.

  • 11:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m.

    Dealer's Open Forum

    Hosted by NMEDA’s President, this forum is open exclusively to NMEDA dealer members.

  • 11:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m.

    DRS Bonus Education Session

    AutoCoach 2.0: An Innovative App to Teach Parents of Teens with Cognitive and Physical Disabilities How to Drive

  • 12:00 p.m.—1:30 p.m.

    Closing General Session

    “The State of the Auto Mobility Industry: What’s Next?”

    Panel Discussion

  • 5:30 p.m.—6:30 p.m.

    Auction Fundraiser & Cocktail Reception

    Donors, bidders, and their guests only at this exclusive fundraising event to benefit our non-profit association. (Non-bidder cocktail reception with cash bar will be held separately).

  • 6:30 p.m.—8:30 p.m.

    Awards Banquet

    Help us close out the conference in style with our 2019 NMEDA Hall of Fame inductees and more…

March 5, 2019

  • 7:30 a.m.—9:00 p.m.

    Registration / Help Desk

  • 8:00 a.m.—10:30 a.m.

    Vehicle Move-in

    For those exhibitors planning to display vehicles.

  • 8:30 a.m.—5:30 p.m.

    Technician Training Learning Track

    BraunAbility & more (pre-registration required). More information HERE.

  • 8:30 a.m.—5:30 p.m.

    DRS Learning Tracks

    DRS 101 & 201 (pre-registration required). More information HERE.

  • 12:00 p.m.—5:00 p.m.

    Exhibitor Setup

  • 5:30 p.m.—6:45 p.m.

    Opening General Session

    “The American Dream from an Indian Heart”

    Krish Dhanam

  • 7:00 p.m.—9:30 p.m.

    Expo Grand Opening

    New for 2019 – expanded Opening Night hours! Join us for heavy hors d’oeuvres, drinks, fun, and networking with the top operators and suppliers in the business.

March 6, 2019

  • 7:30 a.m.—4:00 p.m.

    Registration / Help Desk

  • 7:30 a.m.—8:15 a.m.

    Breakfast

    Full buffet to get your day started right (available until 8:15 a.m.).

  • 8:30 a.m.—5:30 p.m.

    Tech Training Learning Track

    BraunAbility & more (pre-registration required). More information HERE.

  • 8:30 a.m.—5:30 p.m.

    DRS 101 Learning Track

    DRS 101 (pre-registration required). More information HERE.

  • 8:30 a.m.—10:45 a.m.

    DRS 201 Learning Track

    DRS 201 (pre-registration required). More information HERE.

  • 8:30 a.m.—10:45 a.m.

    Dealer Learning Tracks

  • 10:45 a.m.—2:00 p.m.

    Expo

    Over three hours of networking, business development, and PR.

  • 2:00 p.m.—4:10 p.m.

    Dealer Learning Tracks

  • 2:00 p.m.—5:30 p.m.

    DRS 201 Learning Track

    DRS 201 (pre-registration required). More information HERE.

  • 3:00 p.m.—4:00 p.m.

    Manufacturer's Open Forum

    Hosted by NMEDA’s two manufacturer board members, this forum is open exclusively to NMEDA manufacturer members.

  • 4:20 p.m.—5:30 p.m.

    General Session

    “Member Alert: The All-New Audit Process is Here”

    Your concerns have been heard! This must-see session will feature the highly anticipated reveal of the revitalized QAP audit process. Learn about the all-new approach that emphasizes process over product, leverages remote technology and emphasizes efficiency (i.e. saves you time) while doing more than ever before to validate the integrity of QAP.

  • 5:30pm

    Open Evening

March 7, 2019

  • 8:30 a.m.—2:30 p.m.

    Registration / Help Desk

  • 9:00 a.m.—11:00 a.m.

    Expo

    Last chance! You should plan to run out of business cards at precisely 11:00 a.m.

  • 11:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m.

    Dealer's Open Forum

    Hosted by NMEDA’s President, this forum is open exclusively to NMEDA dealer members.

  • 11:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m.

    DRS Bonus Education Session

    AutoCoach 2.0: An Innovative App to Teach Parents of Teens with Cognitive and Physical Disabilities How to Drive

  • 12:00 p.m.—1:30 p.m.

    Closing General Session

    “The State of the Auto Mobility Industry: What’s Next?”

    Panel Discussion

  • 5:30 p.m.—6:30 p.m.

    Auction Fundraiser & Cocktail Reception

    Donors, bidders, and their guests only at this exclusive fundraising event to benefit our non-profit association. (Non-bidder cocktail reception with cash bar will be held separately).

  • 6:30 p.m.—8:30 p.m.

    Awards Banquet

    Help us close out the conference in style with our 2019 NMEDA Hall of Fame inductees and more…