AGENDA

MARCH 10-11, 2020 / OMNI SAN DIEGO

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MONDAY, MARCH 9

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM ACCELERATE OPENING COCKTAIL RECEPTION


Location: Grand Ballroom South Foyer The Accelerate Opening Cocktail Reception is open to all Accelerate participants who are registered for any of the events taking place during Accelerate. Sponsored By:




8:00 AM ACCELERATE REGISTRATION OPENS


Attendees registered for the Sales & Marketing Summit or the Innovation Summit can register at this time.





TUESDAY, MARCH 10

8:00 AM REGISTRATION OPENS


Attendees registered for the Sales & Marketing Summit or the Innovation Summit can register at this time.




1:15 PM OPENING REMARKS


Location: Grand Ballroom ABC




1:30 PM - 2:15 PM SESSION ONE: FIRESIDE CHAT


Location: Grand Ballroom ABC Vipin Gupta, Group Vice President & Chief Information Officer of Toyota Financial Services will share insights and perspectives on key innovation trends and changes, in a dynamic one-on-one discussion. Moderator: Nicole Casperson , Deputy Editor, Auto Finance News




2:15 PM - 2:45 PM SESSION TWO: PRESENTATION - STREAMLINING LOAN SERVICING AND COLLECTION PRACTICES


Location: Grand Ballroom ABC

  • Identify customer contact preferences
  • Payment strategies that yield stronger returns
  • Remaining compliant with changing fintech regulations
Presenter: Armando Hidalgo, Director of Servicing, Platinum Auto Financing Moderator: Joey Pizzolato, Associate Editor, Auto Finance News




2:45 PM - 3:15 PM AFTERNOON BREAK


Location: Grand Ballroom Foyer Sponsored By:




3:15 PM - 4:00 PM SESSION THREE: PANEL - THE ROAD AHEAD: DEVEOPING TOOLS THAT SCALE


Location: Grand Ballroom ABC

  • Devloping next-gen data infrastructure
  • Establishing a product set that provides an omni-channel view
  • Identifying areas for innovation
  • Aligning technology to enhance operations and improve customer experience
Presenter: Mark Cromer, Senior Vice President & Chief Operations Technology Officer, Farm Bureau Bank Mike Logozzo, Managing Director, Americas, L Marks Moderator:
Joey Pizzolato , Associate Editor, Auto Finance News




4:00 PM - 4:30 PM SESSION FOUR: PANEL- NEW INTERACTIONS IN PAYMENTS - VOICE, TEXT, IMAGE AND BEYOND


Location: Grand Ballroom ABC

  • Should you implement a mobile-first, mobile-only strategy?
  • Tips for app development and leveraging digital wallets
  • Biometrics and new ideas for authentication
Panelist: Kimberly Cockrell, Vice President, Service Operations, Toyota Financial Services Gordon McGrath, Business Information Officer, Channels, Toyota Financial Services Moderator: Bianca Chan, News Editor, Auto Finance News




4:30 PM - 6:00 PM COCKTAIL RECEPTION & INNOVATION BAR


Location: Grand Ballroom South Foyer Attendees are invited to ask fintech "geniuses" about all things innovation during our Innovation Bar. Just like in Apple stores, we make our geniuses available to address your fintech questions and curiosities - all during a lively cocktail reception. Innovation Bar Experts: Mark Cromer, Senior Vice President & Chief Operations Technology Officer, Farm Bureau Bank Armando Hidalgo, Director of Servicing, Platinum Auto Financing Rodrigo Suarez, Principal, INV Fintech Sponsored By:





WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11

8:00 AM REGISTRATION OPENS


Location: Grand Ballroom Foyer




8:30 AM - 9:30 AM NETWORKING BREAKFAST


Location: Grand Ballroom Foyer Sponsored By:




9:25 AM WELCOMING REMARKS


Location: Grand Ballroom ABC




9:30 AM - 10:15 AM SESSION FIVE: PRESENTATION - A LOOK INSIDE AN INNOVATION LAB


Location: Grand Ballroom ABC Exclusive details on a startup accelerator and how it's attempting to reinvent the industry. Presenter: Allen Atchley, Vice President of Global Strategy - Head of VFS Innovation Lab, Volvo Financial Services Moderator:
Nicole Casperson, Deputy Editor, Auto Finance News




10:50 AM - 11:20 AM MID-MORNING BREAK


Location: Grand Ballroom Foyer Sponsored by:




10:15 AM - 10:50 AM SESSION SIX: AUTO FINANCE DEMOvation CHALLENGE


Location: Grand Ballroom ABC Demos of cool new technologies in auto finance and mobility. DEMOing Companies:

  • 12thTech
  • carLABS
  • Remitter
  • MK Decision
DEMOvation Judges: Mark Cromer, Senior Vice President & Chief Operations Technology Officer, Farm Bureau Bank Rodrigo Suarez, Principal, INV Fintech Moderator:
Nicole Casperson , Deputy Editor, Auto Finance News Sponsored By:




11:20 AM - 12:00 PM SESSION SEVEN: AUTO FINANCE DEMOvation CHALLENGE


Demos of cool new technologies in auto finance and mobility. DEMOing Companies:

  • Otoz
  • Prodigal
  • VoiceOps
  • Curu
DEMOvation Judges: Mark Cromer, Senior Vice President & Chief Operations Technology Officer, Farm Bureau Bank Rodrigo Suarez, Principal, INV Fintech Moderator:
Nicole Casperson , Deputy Editor, Auto Finance News Sponsored By:




12:00 PM - 1:00 PM NETWORKING LUNCHEON


Location: Grand Ballroom South Foyer Sponsored By:




1:00 PM - 1:30 PM DEMOvation JUDGING - 2020 DEMOvation WINNER ANNOUNCED


Location: Grand Ballroom ABC




2:15 PM - 3:00 PM SESSION NINE: PRESENTATION - MATCHMAKING 101: HOW TO CONSTRUCT AND MAINTAIN THE PERFECT FINTECH RELATIONSHIP


Location: Grand Ballroom ABC

  • Finding practical long-term relationships
  • Identifying partnerships that will diversify your product mix
  • How to vet startups, build strong partners and leverage APIs
Presenter: Rodrigo Suarez, Principal, INV Fintech Moderator:
Bianca Chan, News Editor, Auto Finance News




1:30 PM – 2:15 PM SESSION EIGHT: CASE STUDIES


Description: In a guided discussion, participants will take part in a roundtable session addressing two case studies on the topics of innovation and technology.

  1. You’ve been given a budget to build out your online portal/app -- what are the top 3 capabilities you want to develop? I.e. e-contracting, automatic rehash tool, online chat, accepting payments?
  2. Now that you’ve developed your online portal/app - your company is requiring all your dealer partners to use it, however, they are struggling to integrate it into their processes. How are you going to encourage your dealers to leverage digital capabilities that your company has invested time and money into?




3:00 PM AUTO FINANCE ACCELERATE CONCLUDES






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