ASPA holds several events each year to allow members an opportunity to voice opinions and discuss the regulatory climate for the industry. The following is a list of upcoming meetings. Contact Kristin Power via email or by phone at 202-833-7314 for more information.


2017 Spring Meeting Program

June 13- 14, Memphis, TN
Peabody Hotel

Tuesday, June 13

International Room
2:00 – 5:00 pm
Board MeetingMeet in lobby at 5:55 pm to pick up Networking Event tickets

6:00 – 9:30 pm
Networking Event (Memphis Redbirds vs. Colorado Springs Sky Sox)

Wednesday, June 14

Hernando De Soto Room
8:00 – 8:30 am

8:25 – 8:30 am
Gregg Starr, Valvoline, ASPA Chair, Opening Remarks

8:30 – 9:30 am
Mae Hrycak, NEXREG, Canadian and Mexican Labeling Regulation Revisions

9:30 – 10:15 am
Pamela Nix, Executive Director, Kappa Delta
Sorority and Foundation, Managing Millennials #adulting

10:15 – 10:30 am

10:30 – 11:15 am
Laurie Holmes, MEMA/Kristin Power & Pete Vujovich, CSPA,
Regulatory Update

11:15 am – 12:00 pm
Steve Ganster, Managing Director, Solidiance,
China Trade Opportunities in the Trump Era

12:00 – 12:30 pm

12:30 – 1:15 pm
Pete Oppenheimer/ T. J. Leach, Fed Ex, Haz Transport

1:15-1:30 pm
How’s Business

1:30 – 2:00 pm
Martin Kleinman, Fiber-Shield, Member Profile

2:00 – 3:00 pm
Bill Strauss, Senior Economist and Economic Advisor,
Federal Reserve of Chicago, Economic and Automotive Outlook

3:00 – 3:45 pm
Mark Finestone, Senior Vice President, Merchandising and
Store Development, AutoZone

3:45 – 4:00 pm
Gregg Starr, Valvoline, ASPA Chair, Final Comments





Winter 2016

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Winter 2015

Tom Weyenberg – New Gasoline and Diesel Motor Oil Specifications

Spring 2015

Mark Seng – Trends Impacting the Global Automotive Aftermarket
Denese Deeds – GHS Hazcom
Hanvey – Is DIY DOA
Joeseph Yost – Update State Federal VOC Regulations
Kristen Power – I’m Just A Bill
Creating Powerful Social Media

Winter 2014

Legislative and Regulatory Update: Now and Next
States’ Environmental Agenda
Automated AfterMarketing
REACH implementation

Spring 2014

ASPA 2014 Automotive Chemicals Product Stewardship
California Safer Consumer Products Regulations