Automotive Vision Conference Agenda is Now Available

Thank you to everyone who has signed up to Codeweavers Automotive Vision Conference so far.

Below is the agenda of the day including the speakers and how the day will be coordinated.

The conference takes place on the 14th June and starts at 9.00 am and finishes at 4.00 pm. The location of the conference is The Moat House,Acton Trussell,Stafford in the Acton Suite.The conference combines a mixture of hands-on,expert advice, informative Q&A sessions and noteworthy case studies from influential brands and figures from a range of backgrounds.You will hear views from manufacturers,finance lenders,dealers and a retailer outside of the industry on their visions for the next 3 years. The event is free of charge to attend and you will be provided with bacon sandwiches upon arrival,refreshments throughout the day and a two-course meal in the Moat House restaurant at lunchtime. 

If you would like any further information on the sessions below please email Charlotte on (email charlotteturner@codeweavers.net text charlotteturner@codeweavers.net)(image automotive-vision.png)

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9.00am - Arrival

Bacon sandwiches and tea and coffee served upon arrival.

9.30 am - Welcome

Speaker Codeweavers Sales Director Shaun Harris

</font color=\""#E84238\"">Welcome to all attendees and a brief summary of the agenda of the day.

10.00 am – Riding the wave of change

Speaker Tony Patterson, Client Services Director, Summit

</font color=\""#E84238\""> Summit is a changemaker in online retailing. For 16 years they’ve worked with some of Europe’s most successful retailers and brands, helping them to make more money from retailing online.

Summit partnered with Peugeot to design and build Peugeot's end-to-end online vehicle ecommerce, Tony Patterson, Client Services Director, will share Summit's experiences since the launch and visions going forward. Tony will share insights on how the entire car buying process can now be accommodated online and provide ideas and practices on how you can refine their online strategy to ensure they are riding the wave of change in car buyers online behaviour.

10.30 am – Riding the wave of change Q&A

You will have the opportunity to ask questions to Tony Patterson from Summit about his talk on 'Riding the wave of change'. We welcome you to submit any questions prior his talk and these will be asked by Codeweavers Shaun Harris during the Q&A session.

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10.40 am – Break

Refreshments will be served during the break

11.00 am – Staying ahead of the evolving online automotive landscape

Speaker Chris Penny, Franchise Brand Director, Auto Trader

Auto Trader is the UK’s largest digital automotive marketplace. Auto Trader sits at the heart of the UK’s vehicle buying process and its primary activity is to help vehicle retailers compete effectively in the marketplace in order to sell more vehicles,faster.

Chris Penny,Franchise Brand Director,will share Auto Trader's visions of the evolving online automotive landscape for the next 3 years and how to embrace opportunities and what tools you will need to stay at the forefront of the industry. He will also talk about the importance of building trust in your brand online and key points you need to consider to build a strong brand online

11.30 am - Staying ahead of the evolving online automotive landscape Q&A

You will have the opportunity to ask questions to Chris Penny from Auto Trader about his talk on 'Staying ahead of the evolving online automotive landscape'. We welcome you to submit any questions prior his talk and these will be asked by Codeweavers Shaun Harris during the Q&A session.

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11.45 am - The impact of behavioural changes in retail finance

Speakers Jason Turner, Head of Franchise Development and Andy Longhorn, Senior Relationships Manager, Barclays Partner Finance

Barclays are one of the largest providers of point-of-sale finance.

Jason Turner,Head of Franchise Development and Andy Longhorn will be sharing their insights on behavioural changes they have observed in retail finance and the impact these changes have on the motor industry and how you benefit from adapting to some of these changes. They also will discuss practices and procedures surrounding retail finance.

12.15 pm - The impact of behavioural changes in retail finance Q&A

You will have the opportunity to ask questions to Jason Turner and Andy Longhorn from Barclays Partner Finance about their talk on 'The impact of behavioural changes in retail finance'. We welcome you to submit any questions prior their talk and these will be asked by Codeweavers Shaun Harris during the Q&A session.

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12.30 pm Lunchtime

A two-course meal will be served in The Moat House restaurant. Please let us know beforehand if you have any dietary requirements by emailing Charlotte Turner on (email charlotteturner@codeweavers.net text charlotteturner@codeweavers.net)

1.30 pm Creating an Agile, Adaptive, and Forward Thinking Company

Speaker Paul Boocock,Academy Leader,Codeweavers

Paul Boocock,Academy Leader at Codeweavers,will share his experiences on what an agile working environment looks like and how these techniques can help you create a fast-paced,adaptive and forward thinking company. He will also share his visions for how this approach can benefit everybody going into the future.

2.00 pm Creating an Agile,Adaptive,and Forward Thinking Company Q&A

You will have the opportunity to ask questions to Paul Boocock about his talk on 'Creating an Agile, Adaptive, and Forward Thinking Company'. We welcome you to submit any questions prior his talk and these will be asked by Codeweavers Shaun Harris during the Q&A session.

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2.15 pm Proven strategies for retail success

Speaker Joe Paget,Finance Director,Sofology

Sofology is a specialist sofa retailer,founded by the Tyldesley family in North West England.

Joe Paget,Finance Director at Sofology will be demonstrating proven successful strategies at Sofology that could be remodelled for the motor industry. Joe will be exploring online retail trends he envisages for the next 3 years and he will be providing insights from his past experience working for another retailer.

2.45 pm Proven strategies for retail success Q&A

You will have the opportunity to ask questions to Joe Paget about his talk on 'Proven strategies for retail success'. We welcome you to submit any questions prior his talk and these will be asked by Codeweavers Shaun Harris during the Q&A session.

Please click here to submit your question.

3.00 pm - Break

Refreshments will be served during the break

3.15 pm - Q&A Session - Automotive Vision

We have put together a Q&A Panel of several individuals from the motor industry consisting of a manufacturer,lender,dealer group and independent dealer to share visions and ideas from different backgrounds of where they think the industry is heading within the next 3 years.

If you have any questions that you would like covering in this Q&A session please email Charlotte on (email charlotteturner@codeweavers.net text charlotteturner@codeweavers.net).

3.45 pm Conference Roundup

Speaker Codeweavers Sales Director Shaun Harris


Additional Information

Transport and Directions

Lifts available from Stafford train station to The Moat House in Acton Trussell and back. Please let us know in advance so we can sort this for you.

The attire for the day will be shirts and casual trousers.



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