March 29-30, 2023 (Association Meetings Begin Tuesday, March 28) | Caesars Palace Las Vegas

Session Group 1

Last updated: March 23, 2022

CAR 2018

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

March 23
9:20 AM - 10:20 AM (PT)

IARA Opening Keynote: The Making Point
Master Sergeant and Army Ranger, Cedric King talks candidly about the day he narrowly escaped death to a Taliban fighter's improvised explosive device. Open to all CAR attendees. more info

March 23
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM (PT)

IARA General Session: The Future of Automotive Remarketing
Steve Greenfield from Automotive Ventures will overview the big themes that are impacting the remarketing world, implications on the industry, and make some bold predictions about what the future may hold. Open to all CAR attendees. more info

March 23
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM (PT)

IARA General Session: Consignors Coping with Change Beyond the Pandemic
This session is sure to provide great ideas and insight as you hear from consignors in multiple segments of the automotive industry about how they are coping with day-to-day changes throughout their business. more info

March 23
1:30 PM - 1:40 PM (PT)

NAAA and IARA Present the Ed Bobit Industry Icon Award
International Automotive Remarketers Alliance executive director Tony Long, IARA President Jeff Bescher, National Auto Auction Association CEO Tricia Heon, and NAAA President R. Charles Nichols will present the ninth annual Ed Bobit Industry Icon Award which recognizes leaders who shaped the remarketing industry. more info

March 23
1:40 PM - 2:30 PM (PT)

Keynote: What’s Ahead for the Remarketing Industry: A Look at Volatile, Shifting Economic and Market Dynamics
Leading industry economists and analysts outline what is in store for supply chain issues, chip shortages, vehicle values and pricing, and digital marketplaces in 2022 and 2023. more info

March 23
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM (PT)

General Session: Remarketing Industry Trends and Opportunities from the Auction Front Lines
The remarketing sector faces a period of pivotal disruptions and challenges in an emerging business landscape, but with that many new opportunities to lead, manage, and tap evolving consumer sentiment and behavior. more info

March 23
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM (PT)

IARA Consignor-Only Group Discussion
Open to IARA Consignor Members & Conference Consignor Attendees Only more info

Thursday, March 24, 2022

March 24
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM (PT)

Keynote: Pandemic 2.0+: Temporary vs. Lasting Changes for Auctions
Leading auction voices will break down effects on digital marketplaces, safety protocols, speed of transactions and vehicle evaluations, and new best practices. more info

March 24
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM (PT)

Developing EV Auction Standards & a Viable Secondary EV Market
As electric vehicle fleet and retail sales are expected to surge in the next decade, the focus is on all the new models coming to market. But their long-term value and buyer confidence in them hinges on what happens when these vehicles enter used life. A lucrative secondary used market with solid vehicle residual values that properly assess EVs depends on widely accepted standards and processes. more info

March 24
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM (PT)

An Independent Auction View with Auction Edge
Learn the perspectives from independent auctions around consignment mix, physical vs digital auctions, and how they are looking to the future. more info

March 24
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (PT)

Deep-Drive: How Digital Imaging and A.I. Are Spurring an Auction Revolution
See a detailed analysis of how imaging systems saves on time and costs after one year of operation; how economies of scale and efficiencies evolve out of digital technology; how this will transform vehicle resale documentation and what that means for pricing. more info

March 24
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (PT)

Auto Transport, Logistics, Challenges and Trends
An in-depth discussion of how vehicle transportation and delivery businesses that connect buyers to sellers can manage so many different challenges — both from external factors of economy, environment, technology, and shortages to the internal demands of an automotive ecosystem with so many verticals and moving parts. more info

March 24
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM (PT)

Vehicle Data Security: Managing All That Info
How to protect transactional and client data as auctions become more digital and data drives disclosures and information. Who owns the data? What about liability? A look at how consignors and auctions should be properly managing and protecting growing fields of data. more info

March 24
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM (PT)

The Real-Life ROI of a Solid Industry Education
Premier Industry training platforms join Auction Academy to discuss why and how they decided to become sponsors and contributors to the Auction Academy curriculum. more info

March 24
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM (PT)

General Session: Future of Consignors/Remarketing: New Innovations
The areas of marketing, social media, industry education, and professional engagement are defining and advancing remarketing going forward. A panel of industry visionaries looks at how remarketing practices and rewards will affect consignors and auctions. more info