Wednesday, 5 September

08:00 - 12:30 CardLinx Asia Forum: Artificial Intelligence & Commerce

The future of payments, advertising and commerce is happening right now in China. This exclusive, first of its kind, international forum in Shanghai, China brings together the leading companies in AI and commerce from China, Japan, South Korea and the USA.

The CardLinx Forum is hosted by the CardLinx Association. Attendees of the Auto Finance Summit Asia may add-on registration to the Forum at a discounted rate.

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12:00 Registration Opens

13:00 Welcoming Remarks 

13:15 Host Partner Welcome

13:35 - 14:15 Session One- Presentation: The Future of Auto Finance in Asia

  • What will be the core business of auto finance companies in 2030?

  • Transformation paths towards the future of auto finance

  • Sustaining OEM and fleet financing growth into the future 


Sebastian Pfeifle, Partner, Deloitte


JJ Hornblass, Executive Editor & Publisher, Auto Finance News

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14:15 - 15:00 Session Two- Panel: Engaging Consumers From Purchase to Repayment

  • Utilizing payment technologies to reach Chinese millennials

  • Tapping into artificial intelligence to serve your customer

  • How to use digital marketing tools to engage consumers 


Silvio Tavares, Chief Executive Officer, The CardLinx Association 

Ronnie Xu, Managing Director of China, incadea China


JJ Hornblass,Executive Editor & Publisher, Auto Finance News

15:00 - 15:45 Afternoon Break

15:45 - 16:30 Session Three- Presentation: Fundamentals of Risk Management for Auto Finance

  • The basics for ensuring a profitable portfolio

  • The latest on current risk trends: credit, pricing, LTVs and dealer management

  • Ideas for better leasing performance


Chas Roscow, U.S. Auto Finance Consultant 


JJ Hornblass,Executive Editor & Publisher, Auto Finance News

16:30 - 17:15 Session Four- Panel: Discussion on New Technology

17:15 Cocktail Reception

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Thursday, 6 September

08:00 Registration Opens

09:00 Welcoming Remarks

09:15 - 10:00 Session Five- Presentation: Economic Trends in the Chinese Auto Industry

  • A look at the Chinese economy in 2019 and beyond

  • Current demand for auto finance products

  • Understanding the key players in the Asian market 


Steve Cochrane, Chief APAC Economist, Moody's Analytics


JJ Hornblass, Executive Editor & Publisher, Auto Finance News

10:00 - 10:45 Session Six- Panel: Taking Your Finance Business to the Next Level

10:45 - 11:30 Morning Break

11:30 - 12:15 Session Seven-Presentation: Working Closely with OEM Partners to Extract Value 

  • Navigating the joint-venture structure

  • Driving sales for your manufacturing partner

  • Navigating the capital markets for  investment


George Leondis, President, Dongfeng Nissan Auto Finance Company


William Hoffman, Assistant Editor, Auto Finance News

12:15 - 13:30 Luncheon Presentation: Digital Transformation: Achieve more with less


Ali Aurangzeb, Head of Global Marketing, NETSOL Technologies 

13:30 - 14:15 Session Eight- Panel: The Origin and Future Penetration of Auto Finance Leasing in China 

Panelists: ​

Lily Hu, President, LSS Financial Leasing (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.,

Michael Wang, General Manager, Tonbright Financial Leasing Co., Ltd.,

Hu Xiaoyan, General Manager, Grand (Shanghai) Financial Leasing Co., Ltd.,


Gan Haifen, Chief Financial Officer, Herald Pacific Financial Leasing Co., Ltd. 

14:15 - 15:00 Session Nine- Presentation: Investment and Auto Financing

  • An Assessment of investors in Asian assets

  • Tracking performance of recent investments

  • Gauging global investor appetite for Asia securities


Aaron Lei, Senior Director, Analytical Manager, Structured Finance Ratings, S&P Global Ratings


William Hoffman, Assistant Editor, Auto Finance News

15:00 - 15:30 Afternoon Break 

15:30 - 16:15 Session Ten- Presentation: Tracking Residual Value Retention

  • Tips for assessing collateral values

  • Maximizing vehicle values before remarketing

  • Selecting the best auction channels for off-lease vehicles


David Gaynoe, Vice President, Global Sales & Marketing, RMS Automotive, A Cox Automotive Company


William Hoffman, Assistant Editor, Auto Finance News

16:15 Closing Remarks


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