Used Car Week 2017 is in the books, and it was a smashing success for KAR Auction Services and ADESA. More than a dozen members of the KAR group of companies either held their own sessions or participated on expert panels. Our Auto Remarketing 40 Under 40 winners and Women in Remarketing honorees were recognized during special ceremonies. And ADESA also served as the social media sponsor for the conference.

To recap Used Car Week 2017, here is a photo timeline of Team KAR and ADESA presenters in action throughout the week.

Monday, November 13

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Eddie Kim, Director of Business Development & Strategic Initiatives at TradeRev, discussed how mobile and tech are improving the dealership experience.

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John Manganaro of KAR Auction Services led a Used Car Week workshop on how to use data to make better decisions.

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Peter Kelly (far right), President of Digital Services & CTO at KAR Auction Services, spoke about industry trends on the Executive Panel during Used Car Week.

Tuesday, November 14

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Jose Delgado (2nd from the right), VP of Operations, Sales & Client Relations at PAR North America, shared insight and advice on mastering high-volume relations during the Used Car Week Forwarders Panel.

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Jim Money (2nd from the left), President of AFC, joined a panel of experts to discuss the identification and potential impact of collateral risk.

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KAR and TradeRev sponsored the Used Car Week Awards luncheon, hosted by Eddie Kim (right).

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Carol Sewell, VP of Marketing for ADESA, presented the CPO Dealer of the Year Award during the Used Car Week Awards luncheon.

Wednesday, November 15

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Tom Kontos (far right), KAR Executive VP & Chief Economist, joined the Economists Roundtable during Used Car Week 2017.

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Doug Hadden, Executive Director of Dealer Consulting Services at ADESA, led a session on the importance of OLOCs, and how dealers can identify their most profitable pre-owned inventory using data.

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Doug Hadden (middle) returned right after his session to join a Used Car Week panel on Wholesale Pricing.

Thursday, November 16

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Jim Hallett, Chairman & CEO of KAR Auction Services, gave the Used Car Week 2017 keynote address on the future of auction safety.

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Jerry Hinton (far right) and Warren Clauss (2nd from right) of ADESA spoke during the Used Car Week National Panel.

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Heather Greenawald of ADESA, Jeanene O’Brien of IAA and Julie Derybowski of TradeRev spoke on the Used Car Week Women in Remarketing panel.

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Kurt Madvig (far left), VP of auction operations at ADESA and co-chair of the NAAA Standards Committee, led a panel discussion on inspections at Used Car Week 2017.

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Carolyn Bogan (middle), VP of Technology Services at KAR Auction Services, talked recruiting trends impacting the remarketing industry during a Hiring for the Future panel.

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Keith Crerar (far left), Executive VP at TradeRev, discussed the power of strategic partnerships and the KAR platform during his Used Car Week panel discussion titled The Future of Wholesale Disruption.

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Paul Lips (2nd from the right), COO of ADESA, joined fellow remarketing industry leaders for the Used Car Week Auction Executive Suite.

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KAR and ADESA 40 Under 40 winners posed together for a photo.