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Conference Agenda
Thursday, August 6, 2015
    7:00 am   Registration & Breakfast
     7:00 am   Exhibit Open 
    7:45 am   Welcome Remarks
    8:00 am   Opening Keynote Session: TBA
    9:00 am   Automotive Trends and Creating Successful Strategies
  •  George Magliano
, Senior Principal Automotive Economist, IHS Automotive
  •  TBA
    10:00 am   Networking Break
    10:15 am   State of the Sector 1: Auto Finance & Leasing Sectors
  •  Moderator: Pat Amato, Vice President and General Manager of Westlake Flooring Services, Westlake Financial Services
  •  Finance Perspective: Eric S. Hurst, Vice President Franchise and Major Dealer Operations, NextGear Capital
  •  Finance Perspective: Ian Anderson, President, Westlake Financial Services and Holdings
  •  Leasing Perspective: Greg Skurkovich, CPA, Director, Consumer Products - North America, Ally Financial Inc.
  •  Leasing Perspective: Mike Pitcher, President and CEO, LeasePlan USA
    11:15 pm   State of the Sector 2: Auto Remarketing Sector
      •  Bill McIver, President/Owner, Forsyth Consulting Group, Inc.
  •  Mike Broe, President and CEO, Auto Auction Services Corporation
  •  TBA
    12:15 pm   Networking Luncheon
    1:15 pm   Keynote Session: DCH Customer-Centric Strategy
    Susan Scarola, President, DCH Foundation & Vice Chairman, DCH Auto Group
    2:15 pm   Keynote Session: TBA
    3:15 pm   Networking Break
    3:30 pm   Technology Executive Session: Present & Future
  •  Dealership Perspective: John Possumato
, Esq., Founder & CEO for Automotive Mobile Solutions, LLC
  •  Remarketing Perspective: Venkat Krishnamoorthy, Chief Information Officer, Auto Auction Services Corp. (AASC)
  •  TBA
  •  TBA
    4:30 pm   Regulatory Compliance Executive Round-Table Session Part 1
      •  Terrence J. O'Loughlin, JD, MBA, Director of Compliance, Reynolds and Reynolds
  •  Alex Kurkin, Attorney, Kurkin Brandes
  •  TBA
  •  TBA
    6:00 pm   Networking Reception & Entertainment

 Friday, August 7, 2015

    7:00 am   Registration & Breakfast                                                                                                                                                  
    7:00 am   Exhibit Open
    7:45 am   Welcome                             
    8:00 am   Keynote Opening Session: Building Trust with Today's Car Shoppers to Fuel Dealership Growth
    Gary Tucker, CEO, DealerRater

Variable Operations: Best Practices
    9:00 am   Hands-on Session 1 
    10:00 am   Break 
    10:15 am   Hands-on Session 2
 11:15 am   Hands-on Session 3
12:15 pm   Networking Luncheon
    1:15 am   Regulatory Compliance Executive Round-Table Session - Part 2   
 •  Terrence J. O'Loughlin
, JD, MBA, Director of Compliance, Reynolds and Reynolds
  •  D. Sharmin Arefin, Esq., Staff Attorney, Franzen and Salzano, P.C. 
  •  Randy Henrick, Associate General Counsel, Dealertrack, Inc.
  •  TBA

Fixed Operations: Best Practices

    2:15 pm   Hands-on Session 1
    3:15 pm   Hands-on Session 2
    4:15 pm   Hands-on Session 3      
    5:15 pm   Meeting Adjourned