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SEMA's webinar on December 11, "Telematics: Vehicle Technology that Will Change Your Business," will introduce attendees to the latest in telematics applications and is based on a series of interviews conducted with telematics products and service providers from around the world.

Presented by Derek Kaufman, president of C3 Network Inc., the webinar will cover the robust applications in vehicle Wi-Fi, insurance, green-driving planning and advanced GPS and explore how telematics could change the way people buy and own cars. This session will also cover the current state of OnStar and review how technology will replace the need to monitor OnStar calls with cell phone-directed activities.

What: Telematics: Vehicle Technology that Will Change Your Business
When: Thursday, December 11, 10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m. (PDT)
Presenter: Derek Kaufman, President, C3 Network Inc.
Click here to register for the December 11 webinar

SEMA's Next Webinar 
The automotive industry is undergoing one of the most rapid and significant structural changes in decades. The Specialty Equipment Supplier of the Future, the final report for Phase I of the SEMA Center for Automotive Research (CAR) Research Program, highlights several important insights and guideposts that are expected to shape the specialty-equipment industry in the next three to seven years, including body and chassis electronics integration, OEM-aftermarket collaboration and new customization opportunities as more models are produced from fewer platforms. During this webinar, you will learn about industry trends, future challenges and potential solutions.

What: The Specialty Equipment Automotive Company of the Future: Guideposts for Strategic Planning (Phase I)
When: Thursday, January 15, 2009, 10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m. (PDT)
Presenters: Brett Smith, Assistant Director, Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology, Center of Automotive Research (CAR); and Richard Wallace, Senior Project Manager, CAR
Moderator: John Waraniak, SEMA Vice-President, Vehicle Technology

For more information on how to register for this webinar, send your name, company, email and phone number to

SEMA's Webinar Program: The SEMA webinar program brings the world-class business seminars featured during the SEMA Show right to your desktop. Different business-building sessions are constantly added to the program, offering members the latest insight and practices from today’s leading speakers.

All SEMA webinars are conducted live and are open to all employees of SEMA-member companies free of charge. To participate, all you need is a computer with Internet access and a telephone. All previous SEMA webinars are available for download by clicking here. To view upcoming presentations that you can attend via telephone and Internet, click here.