THE Vehicle Remarketing Association’s (VRA) 2020 Vision seminar features a strong speaker line up.
Taking place on November 27, 2019 at Warwick University’s The Slate, all 150 delegate spaces have been filled.
The speaker programme for 2020 Vision – sponsored by Cazana – starts with Justin Benson, UK head of automotive, KPMG on The Economy in 2020.
He is followed by Rob Severs, VP data and insight, iVendi on How Online Motor Retail Will Develop in the Year Ahead; and Louisa Bell, general manager UK, Avis Budget Group on From Ownership to Usership.
Nora Leggett, head of member services, BVRLA, will speak on The Latest Thinking on Inspection Standards; Paul Marchment, senior business manager, Arval on How Hydrogen is Developing; and Paul Jennings, lead for connected and autonomous vehicles, WMG on Future Mobility, The Opportunities and the Challenges.
They will be followed by Max Stolton, industry manager, Google, on Consumer Buying Behaviour and Matt Freeman, managing consultant at CAP hpi Consulting on EV and Hybrid Volumes in the Next Five Years.
Finally, there will be two head-to-head debate sessions with David Bailey, Professor of Business Economics at Birmingham Business School and specialist motor industry journalist Neil Winton looking at Brexit – Opportunity or Disaster? The second debate will examine the question, Auto Retail in 2020 – Potential Minefield or Unique Opportunity?
Sam Watkins, chair at the VRA, said: “This is the biggest seminar event that we have held to date and the delegate places have been taken in record time. It is a very strong vote of confidence in the credibility and expertise of the VRA by the remarketing sector.”