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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) 
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
8:00-9:30am
AWARE Board Meeting (invitation only) 
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)
12:00-1:00pm
Vehicle Finance Board 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
    Communication/assurance to customers
    Speakers:

  • Mingyan Liu, PhD, Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Michigan
  • Julie May, Vice President, Cybersecurity Product Management, FICO
  • 4:15-5:30pm
    General Session | Auto Evolution in a Data Driven World: The Transformation of Mobility 
    5:30-6:45pm
     Reception with Exhibitors
    Friday, February 14
      

    8:00-8:30am
    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         

    Panelists:

  • Mark Blosser, Partner, Crowe
  • 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           
    11:00-3:00pm
    Vehicle Commercial Credit Committee Luncheon (invitation only)