The 2005 Aftermarket eForum will be held July 19-21 in Chicago, Ill. The two-and-a-half day event will feature expert presentations and panels, breakout sessions and a vendor show, according to the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA), which created the e-commerce educational forum in 2000. Participating associations include the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association, Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association, Specialty Equipment Market Association and the Automotive Industries Association of Canada. Sponsors include Activant, Comergent, R.L. Polk & Co. and Pricedex. Trade media sponsors include Advanstar, Aftermarketnews.com and The Greensheet. Among this year’s top presenters will be John Saia, University of Toyota; Dennis Welvaert, Dayco Products; George Thanasides, G2 Solutions; John Ruck, MTU-Detroit Diesel; Ed Coyle, Department of Defense, Automatic Identification Technology Office; Drew Gude, Microsoft; and Mike Altendorf, Ace Hardware. Breakout sessions will cover sales force automation, eBusiness for small and medium size enterprises and Internet parts ordering. For more information about the Aftermarket eForum, contact Barbara Clark at 301-654-6664 or email@example.com.