Tuesday, September 7, 2021
Noon – 3 p.m. Registration
4 p.m. – 9 p .m. AOAI Welcome Reception and BBQ Dinner at Avanti Restoration and Service facility in Greenfield, Indiana; See Stephen H. Blake’s Avanti prototype convertible
Body with Studebaker Chassis; See Studebaker round headlight mahogany inspection tooling.
All AOAI events will be held at the Hyatt Place/Hyatt House Indianapolis Fishers, Indiana unless otherwise noted.
Wednesday, September 8, 2021
9a.m. – 5 p.m. Registration/Hospitality Room
9a.m. – 11 a.m. AOAI Board Meeting
11a.m. – 12:30 p.m. AOAI Board and Chapter President’s Luncheon
1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Tour Indianapolis 500 Speedway (Members purchase their own tickets)
6 p.m. AOAI Social: Members staying at Hyatt Place/Hyatt House Indianapolis Fishers will receive two drink coupons per person at check-in.
8 p.m. – 9 p.m.: Tech Seminar – Root Cause Analysis for Stephen Blake Avanti paint peeling issue. Third Party investigation/consulting – Mark Lozier
Thursday, September 9, 2021
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Hospitality Room
9 a.m. – 10 a.m. Tech Seminar – Studebaker Avanti history Meet Jack Thomas, Studebaker Draftsman, and his wife, Marilou, who created the Avanti instrument panel, hood, and deck lid blueprints; the Studebaker Wagonaire sliding roof blueprints and Other interesting projects
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Tech Seminar – Jim Pepper on Studebaker Avanti service bulletins and running changes
1 p.m.-2:30 p.m.: Detailing Seminar – Petru Brothers, Frank, John, and Kevin
3 p.m. – 4 p.m. AOAI Authenticity Judging Seminar. Al Basile and Lou Cote
4 p.m. – 6 p.m. AOAI Studebaker Avanti Authenticity Judging
Dinner on your own.
8pm – 9pm: Tech Seminar – Don’t get SCAMMED buying an Avanti – Tom Goesch
Friday, September 10, 2021
8:30 a.m. – 9 a.m. AOAI 100-point judges meeting
9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Hospitality Room
9 a.m. – Noon AOAI 100-point judging (front of hotel)
Noon – 3 p.m. Tour or Avanti display
Monument Circle downtown Indianapolis (Tentative)
6 p.m. – 10 p.m. AOAI Awards Dinner and Live Auction