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Topic Description

General Session

U.S. – EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) Update

Chenise Farquharson, coordinator of the Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) Program, will update attendees on the Agency’s current SNAP regulations and activities impacting the mobile air conditioning industry for light, medium and heavy-duty vehicles as well as off-road applications.

OEM, Tier 1, and Selected Guests Panel Discussion

SAE Interior Climate Control Chairman, Dwayne Taylor of Denso and Vice Chairman, Angelo Patti of Ford will join Chris Chesney of Repairify, MACS’s own Steve Schaeber, and other special guests for a moderated panel discussion with a Q & A session.

Topics will include:

  • The current state of the domestic and global A/C system market.
  • The future of A/C systems and the role of SAE.
  • The transition to EV’s and the challenges of developing systems to meet the needs of these next generation vehicles.
  • The regulatory landscape for adopting these new, EV specific, systems.
  • The service opportunities and challenges for all sectors that are coming with the next generation of consumer motor vehicles.