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Vehicle Finance Conference Schedule 

February 12-14, 2020
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Tuesday, February 11
 
1:00-5:30pm
Law Committee Meeting (Committee members only) 
3:00-5:00pm
Women's Leadership Council (invitation only) 
Speaker:

  • Marilyn Sherman, Author & Motivational Speaker
  • Sherman is an expert at getting people out of their comfort zone and into a front-row seat in life. She is also the author of four motivational books including “Is There A Hole In Your Bucket List? “, “Whose Comfort Zone Are You In?”, “Why Settle for the Balcony, how to get a Front-Row Seat in Life” and “Front-Row Service”.

    6:30-9:00pm
    Women's Leadership Council Reception/Dinner (invitation only)          
    6:30-9:00pm
    Independent Auto Finance Executives Group Reception/Dinner (invitation only)          
    6:30-9:00pm
    Law Committee Reception Dinner (Committee members only) 
    Wednesday, February 12
    8:00-11:30am
    Independent Auto Finance Executives Group Breakfast/Meeting (invitation only)          
    8:00-5:00pm
    Law Committee Meeting (committee members only) 
    9:30-12:00pm
    Vehicle Finance Credit Risk Committee (committee members only)
    10:30-11:30pm
    AWARE Board Meeting (invitation only)
    12:00-1:00pm
    Vehicle Finance Board/IN Auto Finance Executives Group/Vehicle Finance Credit Risk Cmte Joint Luncheon (invitation only) 
    1:15-2:45pm
    Vehicle Finance Division Board 
    4:00-4:45pm
    General Session | What's Driving Global Auto Finance?  
    Panelists:

  • Fernando Honorato Barbosa, Chief Economist, Banco Bradesco
  • Adrian Samareanu, Chief Digital and Information Officer, Volvo Financial Services
  • 4:45-5:30pm
    General Session | Is China in the Driver's Seat?  
    Ongoing trade negotiations, slowing economic growth, and complex internal political challenges keep the world’s largest developing consumer marketplace center stage. How will this impact the auto financing industry?
    Speaker:

  • Michael Dunne, CEO, ZoZo Go Automotive
  • 5:30-7:30pm
    "Welcome to Las Vegas" Reception with Exhibitors 
    7:15-9:30pm
     Vehicle Finance Advisory Board Reception/Dinner (invitation only)         
    Thursday, February 13
      

    8:00-8:30am
    Breakfast with Exhibitors          
    10:15-10:45am
    Refreshments with Exhibitors          
    10:45-11:30am
    General Session | Technology: The Road Ahead 
    11:30-12:15pm
    General Session | Navigating Innovation Trends 
    12:15-1:15pm
    Luncheon in the Exhibitors' Marketplace 
    1:00-6:00pm
    State Government Affairs Committee (AFSA members only
    1:15-2:00pm
    Breakout Sessions: Technology Advancements 
    2:15-3:15pm
    General Session | Corporate Culture: What Makes a Model Program  Speaker:

  • Chris Burt, EVP, Chief Human Resources Officer, GM Financial
  • 3:15-3:45pm
    Refreshments with Exhibitors 
    3:45-4:15pm
    General Session | Under the Hood: Understanding Cyber Risks
    You might be knowledgable enough to change the oil in your car, but are you able to get under the hood of your business and understand cyber security risks?
    Speakers:

  • Mingyan Liu, PhD, Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Michigan
  • Julie May, Vice President, Cybersecurity Product Management, FICO
  • 4:15-5:00pm
    General Session | Putting the Breaks on Fraud
    5:00-5:45pm
    General Session | Auto Evolution in a Data Driven World: The Transformation of Mobility
    How are the changing automotive and financial ecosystems transforming auto finance today and in the future? Explore what is already being seen in the marketplace, what is yet to come, and how the most progressive auto-finance companies are making “no-regret” moves today to prepare for tomorrow.
    Speakers:

  • Klaus Entenmann, Senior Advisor to Deloitte, and former President & CEO of Daimler FInancial Services AG
  • Sebastian Pfeifle, Partner, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Robert Shaw, Managing Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • 5:45-7:00pm
     Reception with Exhibitors
    Friday, February 14
      

    7:30-8:00am
    Breakfast with Exhibitors          
    8:00-8:20am
    General Session | AFSA-NADA Chairman Exchange
    Two industry leaders will discuss the opportunities and challenges in the coming year.

    Panelists:

  • Chuck Jones, Chief Operating Officer, Truist Dealer Financial Services
  • Rhett Ricart, President & CEO, Ricart Automotive Group
  • 8:20-9:00am
    General Session | The Whole Lot: Challenges and Opportunities for Dealers
    With the rapidly changing marketplace, how are dealers positioned for the near and long term? Are there new products and services which will change the business model? How will technology change the way Dealers operate?

    Panelists:

  • Tony Allison, Partner, Crowe LLP
  • Patrick Manzi, Chief Economist, NADA
  • Cliff Banks, President, The Banks Report
  • 9:00-9:45am
    General Session: Fintech: How is the Lender Marketplace Adapting? 

    Panelists:

  • Craig Hewitt, CEO, CarFinance
  • 9:45-10:45am
    General Session | The CEO Perspective
    CEOs of major auto finance sources will discuss how they are partnering with their dealer customers to address consumer needs while confronting economic, political and marketplace uncertainties.
    Moderator: Charlie Vogelheim, Host and Producer, Motor Trend Audio

    Panelists:

  • David Hollodick, Senior Vice President, Bank of America Dealer Financial Services
  • Kristin Karwat, Chief Executive Officer, Gateway Financial Solutions
  • Mark Templin, President & CEO, Toyota Financial Services
  • Ross Williams, President & CEO, Hyundai Capital America
  • 11:00-2:00pm
    ORCC Meeting           
    11:00-2:00pm
    Vehicle Commercial Credit Committee Luncheon (invitation only)