Plenary morning session

8:30 AM- 9:00 AM ( 40 Min )

Bynx Network Sponsor - Registration and Refreshments

9:00 AM- 9:10 AM ( 10 Min )
Welcome and introduction
Introducing three streams of content for our three verticals - retail auto finance, fleet finance and equipment finance
Edward Peck, Co-Founder, International Auto Finance Network

9:10 AM- 9:40 AM ( 30 Min )
Driving fleet: managing the transition from business leasing to consumer and business mobility
CEO of leading fleet leasing company provides his insight into the future for fleet.

9:40 AM- 10:10 AM ( 30 Min )
Managing the customer on behalf of the OEM: how to optimize the trade cycle and maximize the value-adds from auto finance
IAFN asked Bob Beatty to provide his insight on optimizing the customer experience end-to-end - from onboarding to end-of-contract, remarketing and renewal
Robert Beatty, Executive Vice President, Customer Experience, North America at GM Financial

10:10 AM- 10:30 AM ( 20 Min )
Leveraging value from AI in Auto and Equipment Finance
Andrew Flegg, Head of Solution Architecture, Alfa

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Headline Sponsor

10:30 AM- 11:00 AM ( 30 Min )
Using AI to operationalise servitisation in auto
Results from IAFN research sponsored by Genpact

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AI Insights Leader


11:00 AM- 11:30 AM ( 30 Min )
Refreshments and networking

Bynx Network Sponsor - Registration and Refreshments


Consumer and business auto stream

11:30 AM- 12:00 PM ( 30 Min )
Impact of electrification on auto finance industry 
  • Effect on taxation - Benefit in kind and loss of duty from reduced demand for diesel and petrol
  • The shift to leasing and opportunity for fleet< and other models of finance
  • Potential effects on OEMs and manufacturer captives of the investment in electric
TBC, Deloitte
12:00 PM- 12:20 PM ( 20 Min )
Opportunities to develop new revenue streams from data and services
  • Payment services
  • Hardware & software services
  • Preventative maintenance and insurance pay per mile
  • Mobility services
12:20 PM- 12:40 PM ( 20 Min )
Future of car sharing and subscriptions

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Gold Sponsor
NETSOL Technologies
12:40 PM - 13:00 PM ( 20 Min )
Effects on the trade cycle of a transition from PCP to personal contract hire
David Betteley discusses the implications of the current trend with Karima Haji, Director, Auto Novo

Equipment finance stream

11:30 AM- 12:00 PM ( 30 Min )
Global specialists – how big banks will seek to impact tomorrow’s equipment finance market
John Rees, Global Head of Sales & Marketing, Societe Generale Equipment Finance
12:00 PM- 12:25 PM ( 25 Min )
India – Awakening to New Models in Asset Financing
Simi Thapar, Head - Equipment Finance and Leasing Solutions, Commercial and SME Finance, Tata Capital Financial Services
12:25 PM- 13:00 PM ( 35 Min )
Is the era of independent asset finance specialists over?
Panel discussion lead by John Bennett
Panelists: Mike Randall, CEO, Simply;

UK regulatory changes in auto and fleet

11:30 AM- 11:45 AM ( 15 Min )
Next steps on the FCA motor rules
Adrian Dally, Head of Motor Finance, Finance & Leasing Association
11:45 AM- 12:20 PM ( 35 Min )
An overview of the FCA’s final rules on their motor finance findings
Jo Davis, Partner and Head of Asset & Consumer Finance, Locke Lord LLP
12:20 PM- 12:40 PM ( 20 Min )
Living with regulation:How large dealerships are implementing the FCA changes
Peter Cottle interviews Tara Williams, F&I and Compliance Director at Group 1 Automotive
12:40 PM- 13:00 PM ( 20 Min )
Enabling Growth in the Changing Regulatory Environment
Steve Cocks, Director of Broker Division, Lex Automotive
13:00 PM- 14:00 PM ( 60 Min )
Lunch and networking

Plenary afternoon session

14:00 PM- 14:30 PM ( 30 Min )
Afternoon keynote speech
Stephen Sklaroff, former Director General of the Finance & Leasing Association
Stephen talks about the opportunities and challenges for the UK auto and equipment finance industry in a rapidly-changing political and economic environment
14:30 PM- 14:50 PM ( 30 Min )
Auto Finance in 2030
How will usership over ownership, the rise of services and internet of things change the industry
Brendan Gleeson, Group CEO, White Clarke Group. Vote on five hypotheses which have emerged from IAFN/WCG research
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White Clarke Group
14:50 PM- 15:10 PM ( 20 Min )
AI and internet of things
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15:10 PM- 15:40 PM ( 30 Min )
Fixing credit scoring
Freddy Kelly, CEO, Credit Kudos; Alex Hurst, Chief Commercial Officer, CarFinance 247
15:40 PM- 16:00 PM ( 20 Min )
AI in fraud detection
16:00 PM- 17:20 PM ( 80 Min )
Peter Thomas, CEO, Theorica
Bynx In collaboration with 
Bynx Overall IAFN/PowerUP innovation award sponsor
Cloud Lending, a Q2 Company
Bynx IAFN/PowerUP Innovator award sponsor 
VIP Apps Consulting
17:20 PM- 17:30 PM ( 20 Min )
Conference round-up
Pat Sweet, White Paper Editor, Asset Finance International

Drinks and awards

17:30 PM- 18:30 PM ( 60 Min )
Drinks and networking
Bynx Headline Sponsor 
18:30 PM- 22:00 PM
Awards dinner
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Bynx Overall IAFN/PowerUP innovation award sponsor
Cloud Lending, a Q2 Company
Bynx IAFN/PowerUP Innovator award sponsor 
VIP Apps Consulting