Collision-focused webinars

Boost your collision industry knowledge and tune into our collision-focused webinars, including topics on management, increasing technical training, industry challenges, and more.

Industry recruiting roadmap

October 5, 2022

This webinar includes presentations and insight from Craig Jalbert of 3M Automotive Aftermarket Division, Anita Zeitler of The Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company, Paul Prochilo of Simplicity Car Care, and Koos Reineking of Lift Autogroup. Watch now to learn more about employee retention, recruitment, career development pathways, nd how to lean into mentoring and coaching opportunities.


Parts challenges

April 6, 2022

Join Collision Repair and Refinish professional, Paul Stella from Toyota Canada, to learn about the issues surrounding parts shortages, the impact of the situation, and what can be done moving forward. This webinar will cover common challenges and queries, such as:

  • Why do we have a shortage and when are we going to be out of it?
  • Best practices for repairers and insurers to mitigate the situation
  • To repair or replace?
  • Non-reusable, aftermarket, and recycled parts
  • Repair planning, scheduling, and parts ordering

A panel discussion on strategies to attract and recruit students

December 2, 2021

Join Scott Kucharyshen of SASK Polytech, Fadi Smaidi of Skills Trader, Amber Ritter and Brandon Eckenrode of Collision Repair Education Foundation for an in-depth discussion on recruiting students into the industry, how to increase industry awareness for students, and what has worked in the past.

General overview of electric vehicle safety

December 1st, 2021

With electric vehicles becoming more of a stance in our industry, it is critical that we as an industry understand the requirements these vehicles face with regards to safety, it is critical that we, as an industry, understand the requirements these vehicles face with regards to safety as each individual manufacturer and model will have its own specific and detailed safety requirements. This webinar, with subject matter expert, Mark Millson of Excellence Auto-Collision, will provide an overview and discuss the more common items that employees and technicians will need to understand when dealing with EV vehicles.

Panel discussion on HR best practices for onboarding, developing, and retaining employees

July 8, 2021

Tune in to learn different perspectives on HR best practices in the collision sector. Join Dale Keizer of CSN Keizer’s Collision from Nova Scotia, Caroline Paquin and Anthony De Cico of Spinelli from Quebec, and Mike Mario of Regina Autobody from Saskatchewan.

OE procedures utilization on the shop floor

July 7, 2021

Watch this webinar and gain insight on two different perspectives on how OE repair procedures are used in the shop floor–first, a typical repair at a dealership, and then an independent repairer. Join Jeff Pabst and Ryan Hurdman of Pfaff Auto, and Peter Sziklai from Tsawassen Collision.

OEM repair procedures: Best practices

March 18, 2021

To learn about the best practices and techniques to best utilize OEM procedures, and what strategies to implement going forward, tune into this webinar. Presented by former multi-shop owner based, Mike Anderson, this webinar will provide valuable recommendations, technical information, and insight into OEM repair procedures. 

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Strategic repair planning for diagnostics and ADAS

March 17, 2021

Director of Product Management at I-CAR, Nick Dominato, will provide audiences with insight and strategies on effectively identifying ADAS repairs, the best practices for diagnostic equipment, and determining if calibrations need to be in-house or outsourced.

Making panel repairs faster and easier

December 2nd, 2020: This interactive webinar focuses on modern repair techniques for efficiently straightening outer body panels to a consistently high standard. By developing these skills, technicians will be able to:

  • Complete repairs more efficiently.
  • Repair panels that would previously have been replaced.
  • Significantly reduce finish areas, ultimately saving time and enhancing the quality of the repair.


This webinar is presented by Dave Flockart of BETAG Innovation, and Patrice Marcil of Axalta Coating Systems. 

You can download the workbook here. Instruction on accessing the eModules can be found.

Mitchell cloud estimating

December 2nd, 2020: Tune into this webinar for a comprehensive overview of Mitchell cloud-based estimating software for collision and auto body repair. Joined by Sinh Quan of Mitchell International and Patrice Marcil of Axalta Coating Systems, this webinar will present valuable information to collision industry stakeholders. 

How to build a business continuity plan for your collision repair centre

May 19, 2020

Business continuity plans are essential for collision centres to maintain operations, especially during unforeseen disruptions. This webinar will provide audiences with recommendations on how to implement a business continuity plan, and best practices to lead facilities through the pandemic. Join Colin Asselstine of Subrogation & Salvage, RSA, Tony De Santis of Fix Network, and Murphy Tarves of Craftsman Group of Companies for this in-depth panel discussion.

Managing your supply chain and credit during COVID-19

May 13, 2020

In this panel, we will be discussing the state of the supply chain and what the future holds for supply chain management. This webinar will specifically touch base on:

  • How to respond to these changes as a collision centre
  • Managing these changes as a supplier
  • What alternatives are out there and what is next


Tune in to listen and learn from Mike Kaplaniak of Uniparts O.E.M. Canada, Koos Reineking of Lift Auto Group, and Tifarah Senkow of Advantage Parts Solutions.