Conference Schedule

February 24-25
2019

Saturday, February 23

23

FEB

Registration Desk Open

  • Saturday
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Sunday, February 24

24

FEB

Registration Desk Open

  • Sunday
  • 7:00 AM - 4:30 PM

24

FEB

Starter Interrupt & GPS Devices Panel

  • Sunday
  • 10:10 AM - 11:25 AM

Eric Johnson - Hudson Cook, LLP and Corinne Kirkendall - PassTime GPS Presenting.

You'll receive a working knowledge of the legal issues and risks associated with the use of GPS and Starter Interrupt Devices during this session.

These tools are becoming common place at all levels of auto retailing and, as a result, drawing a lot of attention from lawmakers. Industry insiders share the latest developments and how you can use these devices without getting in trouble with the law.

24

FEB

Morning Break

  • Sunday
  • 11:25AM-11:45AM

24

FEB

Harassment

  • Sunday
  • 11:40 AM - 12:45 PM

Charlotte District-EEOC Training Institute Presenting.

It seems that everywhere you look these days, cases of bullying and sexual harassment are making headlines. From school teachers to celebrities to distinguished politicians, example after example of bad behavior are coming to light. But, the lines aren't always clear to everyone. This session provides an EEOC overview with an emphasis on sexual harassment to help ensure your staff and customers are in a harassement-free zone.

24

FEB

Lunch

  • Sunday
  • 12:45 PM - 1:50 PM

24

FEB

Repossessions

  • Sunday
  • 1:50 PM - 2:20 PM

Bill Denius - Killgore Pearlman, P.A. Presenting.

24

FEB

TCPA & GDPR Panel

  • Sunday
  • 2:20 PM - 3:35 PM

Michael Goodman wth Hudson Cook and Greg Sparrow - CompliancePoint are Presenting.

You'll receive a working knowledge of the legal issues and risks associated with the use of GPS and Starter Interrupt Devices during this session.

Today’s smartphones have brought a whole new alphabet soup. Get informed on what you need to know about the ways you can communicate with your customers and how you need to handle the hot topic of data privacy.

24

FEB

Mid-Afternoon Break

  • Sunday
  • 3:35 PM-3:50 PM

24

FEB

Reduce Risk

  • Sunday
  • 3:50 PM-5:05 PM

24

FEB

Happy Hour

  • Sunday
  • 5:10 PM-6:10 PM

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Monday, February 25

25

FEB

Registration Desk Open

  • Monday
  • 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM

25

FEB

Breakfast

  • Tuesday
  • 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

25

FEB

Floor Planning

  • Monday
  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Joe Keadle - AFC; Will Chandler with NextGear Capital

Seasoned automotive industry professionals know first-hand the significance of the heightened floorplanning regulatory scrutiny and compliance responsibilities facing today’s dealers. This panel of leaders will share their perspective on current floorplanning compliance developments and provide practical, real world guidance on what dealers need to know to avoid regulatory issues and stay in compliance.

25

FEB

Risk Assessment

  • Monday
  • 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Steve Levine - Ignite Consulting Partners Presenting

Dealers put a lot of time and money into their dealership and this investment needs to be protected with sound compliance practices. In this session we'll identify the weak spots and discuss best practices for implementing meaningful change.

25

FEB

Mid-Morning Break

  • Monday/li>
  • 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

25

FEB

Compliance Training Panel

  • Monday
  • 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Eric Johnson - Hudson Cook, Elizabeth Murphy - ADESA, Steve Levine - Ignite Consulting and Jack Tracey – NAF Association Presenting.

As the automotive industry continues to face ever-increasing regulatory and compliance requirements, it’s more important than ever for dealers to be in the know—including what’s needed to build a successful compliance program. These power-house panelists will offer dealers unique perspective and considerations for building in-house compliance programs, pitfalls to avoid and guidelines for success. They'll share concrete use cases and best practices for constructing a compliance program that’s innovative, informative and ultimately lays the groundwork for success.

Keeping up with compliance requirements can seem overwhelming at times, but there is plenty of help out there for dealers. This panel presents you with the resources you need to keep your businesses running and reduce the risk of getting sued by the state or the local trial attorney.

25

FEB

Legislative Update

  • Monday
  • 11:15 AM-12:30 PM

Elizabeth Murphy - ADESA, John Brown - Carolinas IADA and Nora Udell-Hudson Cook Presenting.

Many folks in the used-car industry think their regulatory problems are behind them with a friendlier leadership at the CFPB and many of the worst of the regulator’s rules struck down by Congress. But what you may not realize is that regulators at all levels, from city governments to attorneys general to other federal agencies, see this as an opportunity to assert themselves. That’s why it’s more important than ever for you to get caught up with the latest developments. Session panelists offers a breadth of knowledge that covers every aspect of government, from D.C. to the state house to city hall.

25

FEB

Lunch Break

  • Monday
  • 12:30 AM - 1:45 PM

25

FEB

Closing the Sale

  • Monday
  • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Keynote Speaker, George Dans Presenting.

Sunday & Monday

  • Sunday & Monday

*Meals included: Day 1: Breaks, Lunch, Happy Hour. - Day 2: Breakfast, Breaks, Lunch.
*Schedule subject to change.