The seventh annual Conference of Automotive Remarketing (CAR) 2002, taking place April 12-14, 2002 at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare in Chicago, is a must-attend event for professionals from all areas of the remarketing industry. The conference gives remarketing professionals the opportunity to learn from 30 industry experts who will offer 12 presentations and remarketing seminars in the areas of managing residual risk, used-vehicle leasing, the next generation of online remarketing systems, identifying future trends in the wholesale market, and more. Don Elliott, ADESA Corp., said remarketers can’t afford to miss CAR 2002. “It is the most comprehensive gathering of decision makers both in and around the vehicle remarketing business,” he said. Jim McCarthy, director, vehicle management services for Siemens Shared Services in Iselin, NJ, said, “I have always found this conference to be an invaluable resource in gathering information and knowledge regarding the remarketing side of our business.” Key speakers include: John Eckenrode, Lee & Mason, who will speak on “Forecasting Vehicle Residual Trends”; Peter Klopchic, CitiCapital Fleet, will discuss “Minimizing Remarketing Costs While Maximizing Revenues Using Upstream Selling”; Ray Nichols, National Auto Auction Association, will focus on “Managing Residual Risk in Your Portfolio”; and Denny Hecker, Hecker Automotive Group, will provide his insights on “Conventional Wisdom and New Opportunities.” Attendees will also have the opportunity to meet with more than 50 suppliers and service companies displaying cutting-edge products and services at the CAR 2002 Expo. Attendees will also have the opportunity to network with 600-plus remarketing professionals and industry peers, who are anticipated to attend this year’s conference. For information and to register, call (800) 576-8788 or go to

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