Phoenix USA 2013

The 7th IRT was held in Phoenix Arizona USA in conjunction with the ARA Annual Convention & Trade Show.

Sunday, November10, 2013

7:00 – 8:00 pm              Opening Reception

Monday,  November 11, 2013

8:00 – 9:00 am              Continental Breakfast

9:00 am – Noon             Opening Remarks and Country Reports

Noon – 1:00 pm             Lunch

1:15 – 2:15 pm              Keynote address:   Tony Aquila, Founder, Chairman & CEO, Solera Holdings Inc. A Global View of the Automotive Claims Industry:   What it Means For Professional Automotive Recyclers

2:15 – 5:20 pm              Global Presentations :

  1. Chen Ming, Ph.D – Professor, Executive Vice Chairman and Secretary-General of AARTI, School of Mechanical Engineering, Shanghai, P.R. China
  2. Mike Third  – Total Auto Recyclers, Melbourne, Australia  - ISO 9001 Certification – The Value to Professional Automotive Recyclers 
  3. Anson Tse – Head of eBay Parts and Accessories
  4. Mark Buffa and Yury Kagaov, ARADirect Salvage Acquisition
  5. Steve Fletcher  – Executive Director of the Automotive Recyclers of Canada (ARC)  -  Working with the Canadian Government and Automakers on Effective Industry Stewardship
  6. Howard Nusbaum – Administrator of the National Salvage Vehicle Reporting Program  -   The United States’ NMVTIS system and Its Importance in ensuring proper handling of total loss vehicles

5:40 – 6:00 pm              Wrap Up & Conclusion  - Andy Latham, Salvage Wire                                         Ltd., UK

6:30 – 9:30 pm              Dinner in the Desert

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

8:00 – 8:30 am             Continental Breakfast

8:30 – 11:45 am           Facilitated Roundtable Discussions

11:45 am – Noon          Closing Comments