March 24-25, 2020 // Caesars Palace Las Vegas

Speaker Presentations

2016 Speaker Presentations:

IARA Welcome and State of the IARA Address & Keynote Address: Back to the Future
Introduction: Tony Long, IARA Executive Director
Presenter: Jeannie Chiaromonte, CAR, IARA President
Keynote Speaker: Tony Moorby, NAAA Hall-of-Famer

The Creation of the First-Ever European Remarketing Association and What it Means to the U.S.
Keynote Speaker: Wolfgang Reinhold, LeasePlan Corporation N.V.

New Data Insights on the Importance of Run Position & Run History
Moderator: Joe Miller, Auto Auction Services Corporation
Panelists: Todd August, Avis Budget Group; Jim Jackson, ARI; Steve Krupa, Morton Auto Auction; Layne Weber, OneMain Remarketing

Diminished Value: How Vehicle History is Changing the Vehicle Valuation Game
Moderator: Michael Lasini, Vehicle Valuation Systems
Panelists: Aaron Cervantes, Hyundai Motor America; Don Elliott, CarProof; Howard Segal, Wells Fargo; Chris Villella, The CEI Group, Inc

First Look: Centralized Automobile Data Repository System to Access Vehicle Build, Warranty, and Recall Data
Introduction: Levi McCoy, CAR, LeasePlan USA
Moderator: Tim Meta, Fifth Third Bank
Presenters: Mike Broe, Auto Auction Services Corp.; Andrew Lumsden, Chrome Data Solutions; Venkat Krishnamoorthy, Auto Auction Services Corp.

2015 Speaker Presentations:

IARA Keynote Address: What's Ahead in Car Haul...Capacity, Compliance, Customer Experience and Collaboration
Keynote Speaker: Kathleen McCann, President and CEO of United Road Services, Inc.

Key Issues Facing Factory Consignors
Moderator: Virgil Matczak, Dealers Auto Auctions
Panelists: Aaron Cervantes, Hyundai; Dan Kennedy, General Motors; Mark Nagel, Chrysler; Mike Reid, Toyota Financial Services; and Linda Silverstein, Ford Motor Co.

How Learning from the Past Will Help the Industry Plan for the Future: 50 Years Ought to Teach You Something
Keynote Speaker: Mike Hockett Sr., Founder & CEO of Auction Broadcasting Co.

What Dealers Really Want from Remarketers
Presenter: Kraig Quisenberry, DCH Auto Group

2014 Speaker Presentations:

Forecast of Residual Values for 2014-2015
Moderator: Tom Cornellier, Ford Motor Company
Panelists: Rene Abdalah, RVI Group; Laurence Dixon, NADA Used Car Guide; Ricky Beggs, Black Book; Eric Ibara, Kelley Blue Book; Eric Lyman, ALG

Understanding the New AutoGrade Universal Grading System
Moderator: Levi McCoy, LeasePlan USA
Presenters: Mike Broe, Auto Auction Services Corporation; Warren Byrd, KAR Auction Services; Jay Cadigan, Manheim; Steve Krupa, Morton Auto Auction; Bob McConkey, DAA Northwest

It's Raining Cars, Now What?!
Keynote Speaker: Joe George, Manheim and AutoTrader Group

Best Practices – Natural Disasters “Action Plan” (Whole, Damaged, Salvage, and Parts)
Presenters: Jeannie Chiaromonte, Bank of America and Chuck Novince, Manheim

2014 Economic Forecast and Its Impact on Remarketers
Presenter: Ira Silver, National Auto Auction Association

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"CAR delivers the critical mass of key remarketing professionals — sharing best practices, modeling high performance, and providing timely content that helps us and our organizations to be our best!"

-Scott Kolb, CAI, Director of Business Development, Remarketing, United Road

"Congrats on a successful conference! The pre-conference prep and communication along with the onsite coordination was wonderful. You ran a solid conference and it was a pleasure to be a part of it as a presenter, exhibitor and attendee."

-Joseph C. Miller, Director of Customer Service, Auto Auction Services Corporation

"CAR is very informative about industry changes, upcoming announcements and trends."

-Angie House, AGM, Dealers Auto Auction of Las Vegas

“Bobit shows have the perfect schedule to exhibit, attend seminars, and network, Well done!"

-Mike Fischer, EVP , AutoMobile Technologies

"I thoroughly enjoyed the experience of CAR. I especially was interested in the keynote speaker, Wolfgang Reinhold, addressing the European car market and how it differs greatly with the United States with respect to the auction process."

-Justin Aldridge, Manager, Auction Field Analysts, Cox Automotive Media

“The opportunities to meet with my peers and the exchange of information that takes place have kept me coming back. Participation in CAR is important.Take advantage of the time and meet with as many people as possible."

-Dan Kennedy, Manager, GM Remarketing

“Attending this conference is a must, there's no two ways about it. The networking opportunities and educational programs were incredible.”

-CJ Faison, Vice President, Delaware Auto Exchange

“CAR really gives you the pulse and direction of the automotive remarketing industry for any given year. CAR is the best barometer of what’s happening in our industry."

-Pierre Pons, CEO, ServNet Auctions

“It’s a unique opportunity for consignors, auctions, transport companies, inspection companies, technology companies, and other service providers to all gather together and network and share ideas..."

-Bob Graham, Vice President, Vehicle Remarketing, ARI (retired 2017)

“Our organization has been attending CAR since its inception. We think it is very important to attend and participate in CAR as it’s a key remarketing event where all remarketers and auctions can meet.”

-Charles Nichols, President, BSC America Companies.

"The conference introduced me to new practices in the remarketing industry."

-Roberto Bottura, Owner, Control Motors

“CAR allows me to stay current with trends and changes in the industry.”

-Chuck Novince, VP Commercial Accounts, Manheim

"The true measure of a successful event is predicated on the ability of the coordinator to smoothly orchestrate the details. You represent best-in-class."

-Stuart Angert, Roadrunner

"This was my first year exhibiting at CAR as a new business. What a great turnout from our desired customer-base, and the coordination of the event made it very successful for us. We are already planning for next year!"

-Kelly Bianchi, President, auctionVcommerce

“Bobit Business Media provides a great platform for an informative and educational meeting...If you qualify and aren't already a member of these two fine organizations, please join today and become part of the success that is THE CAR CONFERENCE!”

-Tony Long, Executive Director, CAR IARA

"I attribute what success I have had in our industry to working with business associates to solve industry problems. Without CAR, I would never have been able to build the network that has afforded me the opportunities I have enjoyed over the years."

-Don Fowler, Director, Business Development, DataScan Field Services

"CAR is an event that gets participants out of their daily environment and immerses them in their subject matter."

-David Langley, Vice President of Operations, Auto Financial Group

"Bobit Business Media provides a great platform for an informative meeting! This is the only conference where the International Automotive Remarketers Alliance and the National Auto Auction Association conduct official meetings at one location."

-Tony Long, Executive Director, IARA

"Attending this conference is a must, there's no two ways about it. The networking opportunities and educational programs were incredible."

-CJ Faison, Vice President, Delaware Auto Exchange

“I attend CAR to learn about changes in the industry and meet with the client base. It’s a great gathering point, and I think throughout the year people need to catch up on both on a professional and personal level.”

-Virgil Matczak, National Sales Manager, Dealers Auto Auction Group

“CAR is the forum for our industry. It brings together consignors and dealers from all segments of the business.”

-Tom Kontos, Executive Vice President, Analytical Services, , ADESA

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