Next week, members of the ADESA, KAR Auction Services and PAR North America teams are heading out to Scottsdale, Arizona, for Used Car Week (UCW) 2015. We look forward to UCW every year, as it brings together innovative leaders of the remarketing and used-vehicle industry.

UCW’s weeklong event will host four different conferences in one location: CPO Forum, SubPrime Forum, Re3 and NRC. The event will provide the used car industry with networking opportunities, small-group discussions, on-stage conversations and more. As a sponsor of UCW, we’re excited to support the amazing lineup of speakers. Here’s where you can find members of our team: 

Tuesday, November 17

Sourcing and Selling Pre-Owned Vehicles in the Wholesale Market, 3:30 – 4 p.m.

Doug Hadden, ADESA executive director of dealer services, training and development, will be speaking at the CPO Forum’s general session about ways to buy and sell used cars in wholesale markets, including both online and physical auctions, dealer-to-dealer networks and more. 

Wednesday, November 18

Recovery Vendor Compliance 101, 11:15 – Noon

Jose Delgado, PAR North America’s vice president of recovery operations, sales and client relations, will be speaking at SubPrime’s workshop. Delgado is also a 40 Under 40 honoree. The workshop will discuss four solutions for recovery management, as well as teach auto lenders how to be better prepared for future compliance requirements.

Streamlining the Recovery Process, 1 – 1:45 p.m.

Jerry Kroshus, PAR North America president, will be part of this general session, discussing many aspects of the recovery process.

The Role of Vehicle Inspections in the Wholesale Marketplace, 2 – 2:45 p.m.

Kurt Madvig, ADESA vice president of auction operational strategy, will be part of this panel discussing the use of technology and other plans to make vehicle inspections run more efficiently.

Economist Roundtable, 2 – 2:45 p.m. and 3 – 3:45 p.m.

Tom Kontos, ADESA EVP and chief economist, will be speaking at the Economist Roundtable workshop. 

Thursday, November 19

Auto Remarketing’s Luncheon and 40 Under 40 Awards, Noon – 1 p.m.

ADESA’s Summer Ernsberger, vice president of online sales and services, and Revathi Srinivasan, director of product management, are both honorees at the 40 Under 40 Awards.

Women in Remarketing Awards and Panel Discussion, 2 – 2:30 p.m.

Amy Bouck, ADESA executive sales director, and Becca Polak, KAR Auction Services’ EVP, general counsel and secretary, are both speakers and honorees at the Women in Remarketing awards and panel discussion.

The Executive Suite, 3:45 – 4:30 p.m.

Stéphane St-Hilaire, ADESA CEO and president, will be a panelist in a discussion about challenges our industry faces.

If you’re attending UCW, be sure to check out the amazing agenda of speakers, panels and discussions. We’ll see you soon!