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Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Los Angeles, CA    

2017 AutoConference LA Agenda

11:00 A.M.Registration Opens

12:00 P.M. Welcome Remarks
Bob Smith, Executive Director, Great LA Dealer Association
Mark Scarpelli, Chairman, NADA

12:15 P.M.Lunch  

1:15 P.M.General Session Opening Remarks
Fin O’Neill, CEO and President, J.D. Power

1:20 P.M.Tom Doll, President & CEO, Subaru of America

Q&A: Joe White, Reuters

1:50 P.M.How to drive consumer impact with fully integrated marketing

Jeremy Tucker, VP, Marketing Communications/Media, Nissan North America


2:20 P.M.CPO Retailing in the California Marketplace
California is a leader in leasing, how influx of lease returns will affect the new and used vehicle market over the next three years.

Mike Stanton, VP/GM, NADA Used Car Guide


2:50 P.M.Are dealership promotion strategies correctly targeted?
Are your advertising and marketing plans matching up to actual vehicle customers by age and employment levels?

Thom Callahan, President Southern California Broadcaster Association

3:00 P.M.Afternoon Networking Break

3:30 P.M.Autonomous Vehicles: What is Realistic
Autonomous technology is coming - what is hype and what technologies are likely to see mass adoption. What can we expect from OEM’s and Silicon Valley?

David Pakman, Partner at Venrock
Kristen Kolodge, Exc J.D Power


4:10 P.M.

Lex Kerssemakers, President/CEO, Volvo Car of North America

Q&A: Joe White, Reuters

4:55 P.M.Closing Comments

5:00 – 7:00 P.M.Networking Reception

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