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Agenda


Tuesday, November 27, 2018
10:45am
Registration Opens
11:45am
Welcome Remarks
Paul Walser (MC for the day)
Industry Relations Chairman
NADA
Wes Lutz
Chairman
NADA
Bob Smith
Executive Director
Greater Los Angeles New Car Dealer Association
12:00pm
Lunch Served
12:50pm
Welcome Remarks
Dave Habiger
President and Chief Executive Officer
J.D. Power
12:55pm
Economic Outlook
Robert Valletta
VP Economic Research
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

 
Q&A
Paul Walser
Industry Relations Chairman
NADA
1:25pm
Featured Speaker
Mazda’s focus has been and will continue to be on the driver. Mazda is making cars that evoke the joy of driving while revolutionizing the customer experience in the automotive space.
Masahiro Moro
President & CEO
Mazda North American Operations

 
Q&A
Rebecca Lindland
Senior Director/Executive Analyst
Kelley Blue Book
1:55pm
Featured Speaker
Henio Arcangeli, Jr., senior vice president of American Honda, will speak to the multitude of potentially disruptive challenges facing the auto industry, and, from Honda’s perspective, the keys to managing your business in a rapidly evolving marketplace with respect to new automated and connected vehicle technology, new “mobility as a service” business models and the changing buying habits of young consumers.
Henio Arcangeli, Jr.
Senior Vice President, Automobile Sales Division General Manager
Honda Division, American Honda Motor Co.

 
Q&A
Jason Stein
Publisher
Automotive News
2:25pm
Networking Break
2:50pm
The China Factor, Electrics/Autonomous/Ride-Sharing/New Deals
Michael Dunne
CEO
Zo Zo Go, LLC

 
Q&A
Charlie Vogelheim
The Flying Car
3:25pm
Panel: The Digital Evolution of the Advertising Funnel and Customer Experience
J.D. Power leads a session of experts to discuss automotive advertising trends, using big data to drive effective campaigns, and improving customer experience and digitalization across the dealership.
Dave Habiger
President and Chief Executive Officer
J.D. Power (Panel Leader)
Brandon Volas
Client Partner
Facebook
Kelly McNearny
Senior Automotive Retail Strategist
Google
Jonathan Bernard
VP Automotive Sales
Spectrum Reach
4:15pm
Why Auto Dealers Will Prosper During this Time of Transition
Jim Press
President
RML Automotive
Peter Welch
President and CEO
NADA
4:45pm
Closing Remarks
Peter Welch
President and CEO
NADA
5:00 – 7:00pm
Networking Reception – Sky Deck – 73rd Floor

Contact Us:

Shawn Slater, Conferences and Events Manager, J.D. Power, shawn.slater@jdpa.com

Ashley Hession, Specialist, Conferences & Events, J.D. Power, Ashley.Hession@jdpa.com

Albert Gallegos, Director of International Affairs, NADA, agallegos@nada.org

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