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Saturday – Sep. 21

Registration & Welcome Reception 

7:00pm – 9:00pm – TBA


Cocktail Refreshments Kindly Sponsored By: 

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Sunday – Sep. 22


Sponsor Promotion Booths Open for Dealers

9:00am – 11:00am – TBA


Luncheon: 12:00pm – 1:30pm – TBA



perry izcovichPerry Itzcovitch, CADA Chair

Perry will provide an overview of activities related to the Government Affairs and Industry Relations files that are top of mind for Canadian Dealers.


oumar dickoOumar Dicko, CADA Economist

Oumar will discuss the state of the Canadian & Alberta economy, trends at the national and Alberta car market, and the annual market forecast.



Workshop Presentations:  TBA

jay radkeModerated by Jay Radke, Founder of





charlie vogelheim1:45pm – 2:30pm – Charlie Vogelheim

Presentation: TBA




randy barone2:30pm – 3:15pm – Randy Barone – President, Pearl Technology Holdings

Presentation:  Make Pre-owned Great Again!

In the past three years, pre-owned vehicle net profitability has sharply declined while vehicle and customer

acquisition costs have increased.  This workshop will review today’s used-vehicle market and the flaws of most dealer strategies, then show the high-profit strategies some dealers are using.  Attendees will learn five unique methods of acquiring inventory, marketing, stocking models, maximizing technologies and identifying potential profit centers.


3:15pm – 3:30pm – Networking Break

3:30pm – 4:30pm – Anders Gustafson – Senior Vice President Americas & President and CEO Volvo Car USA

Presentation:  TBA

5:00pm – 6:00pm – Cocktail Reception – TBA

Cocktails Kindly Sponsored By:

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Evening Free

Monday – Sep. 23


Breakfast: 8:00am – 9:30am – TBA

Breakfast Kindly Sponsored by JudgeService Research Ltd.

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8:30am – 9:00am – Neil Addley – Managing Director, JudgeService Research, LTD.


sandra conrad9:45am – 10:30am – Sandra Conrad, CPHR, SHRM-SCP, BA, ABCP, HR Specialist, and CSR – DealerPILOT

Presentation: Succession and Retention in the XYZ Climate

We will discuss the differences between the generations, how to best attract and work with each, some information on succession and retention and key points to evaluate dealership preparedness.


10:30am – 11:15am – TBA – Google


11:15am – 11:30am – Networking Break

11:30am – 12:15pm – TBA


Chuck SequinLuncheon: 12:15pm – Chuck Seguin  – President, Seguin Advisory Services

Presentation: The Future of Automotive Retailing in Canada & the Dealers’ Role



6:00pm – 7:00pm:  Gala Dinner Cocktails:  TBA

Cocktails Kindly Sponsored By:




7:00pm – 8:30pm:  Gala Dinner:  TBA

Dinner Wine Kindly Sponsored by:

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jessica rectorJessica Rector, Thought Leader | Keynote Speaker | #1 Best-Selling Author

Presentation: Rev Up Your Engine: Ignite the Power of Confident Communication

Companies lose over $11,000 a year per employee due to poor communication.  How much money is

your organization losing?

To decrease this communication loss, Jessica shares the fundamental component of communication that

most people overlook which leads to conflict, misunderstandings, and stress.

Discover how to converse with different personalities, improve your communication confidence to talk to

anyone, anytime, anywhere about anything, and the single most important part of every conversation.

  • Examine your assumptions and listening skills to improve relationships and bottom-line
  • results
  • Discover why questions are crucial to successful communication to train and retain top talent
  • Identify how to use change to enhance engagement and retention throughout a conversation.

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