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2023 Schedule Now Posted (subject to change.)

Last updated: January 30, 2023

2023 Schedule

Wednesday, March 29, 2023

March 29
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM (PT)

NAAA & IARA Present the Ed Bobit Industry Icon Award
Top Leaders of both the International Automotive Remarketers Alliance and the National Auto Auction Association will present the tenth annual Ed Bobit Industry Icon Award which recognizes leaders who shaped the remarketing industry. more info

March 29
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM (PT)

CAR Opening Keynote: Fly Into the Wind: How to Harness Faith and Fearlessness on Your Ascent to Greatness
CAVU is an Air Force acronym that stands for Ceiling and Visibility Unlimited. Translated, it describes the perfect conditions to be a fighter pilot, when steel blue skies invite them to spread their wings like a supersonic eagle. Fighter pilots cherish CAVU days because they know tomorrow can bring challenging conditions. Life is no different. more info

March 29
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM (PT)

A Training Combo Deal: Why CAR, ACT, and Auction Academy are Good for Remarketing Profits, Potential and Professionals
The remarketing industry has reached a zenith of educational development opportunities, with the IARA’s Certified Automotive Remarketer program, the Audit & Compliance Training, and the Auction Academy’s course curriculum, forming a complementary advanced seal of approval. more info

March 29
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM (PT)

Pivots, Plunges & Thrashes: A 70s Economy Meets the 20s Industry Market
You couldn’t make up the post-pandemic economy that has emerged since the nation started heading into the “new abnormal” in 2021. more info

March 29
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM (PT)

Workshop: Driving Client Success: Get Out of My Car...Get Into My Head! (concurrent)
New in 2023! Join us for our Workshop sessions - each is a unique, custom-designed interactive experience brining the remarketing industry together in a whole new way. more info

March 29
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (PT)

Industry Issues, Answers & Politics
A lively discussion about the need for industry lobbying and advocacy, most pressing regulatory and political issues facing consignors and auctions, and current events directly affecting the remarketing industry. more info

March 29
4:15 PM - 5:15 PM (PT)

Workshop: Transportation Dumpster Fire! (concurrent)
Auto Transport Intel Academy host Ty Thompson walks attendees through the maze of some tough questions facing auto transport. New in 2023! Join us for our Workshop sessions - each is a unique, custom-designed interactive experience brining the remarketing industry together in a whole new way. more info

Thursday, March 30, 2023

March 30
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM (PT)

Consignors Only Session: Topic TBD
Hosted by IARA, this special session open only to pre-registered consignors that will cover range of topical issues and industry developments affecting consignment operations. more info

March 30
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM (PT)

Heavy Loads Ahead: How Auto Transport Must Transform for a Changing Market (concurrent)
An interactive live audience version of the ATI YouTube programs that hit hot topics and third rails. Stage and audience hosts will keep the discussion lively and full of participation. more info

March 30
12:45 PM - 1:45 PM (PT)

In Lane vs. Online: Finding the Right Auction Balance (concurrent)
As auctions consolidate, they are dealing with the tension of online versus traditional in-lane transactions amid the stronger push toward digital marketplaces. more info

March 30
12:45 PM - 1:45 PM (PT)

How Does the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 Affect EV Remarketing? How are Innovative Remarketers Leveraging the Potential Benefits of the 30%/$4,000 Tax Credit? (concurrent)
How can innovative remarketers adapt their process and procedures to best leverage this new major incentive, given that most EVs that are desirable to consumers today do not fit the price parameters? more info

March 30
1:45 PM - 2:00 PM (PT)

CAR Awards Ceremony: Consignor and Remarketer of the Year Awards
Join us for Bobit's annual awards presentation to a leading consignor and a remarketer who have both excelled in their business roles while showing strong support for the industry. more info

March 30
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (PT)

Closing Keynote: JD Power Automotive Outlook
The latest automotive supply chain analysis and forecasts in a volatile global economy and geo-political situation. more info