MT. ARLINGTON, NJ – The International Automotive Remarketers Alliance (IARA) annouced that the next IARA Roundtable event, designed to address the needs and priorities of vehicle remarketers, will co-locate with the 11th annual Conference of Automotive Remarketing (CAR) March 8-10 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.

Working together, participants will define and prioritize key developmental requirements that will be presented to appropriate industry groups. The Roundtable sessions will feature a discus-sion on the IARA Cerification Program and Vehicle Values: Complete or Incomplete? The Roundtable on Vehicle Values will be co-moderated by Raj Sundaram, president, Automotive Lease Guide and Charlie Vogelheim of J.D. Power & Associates. A seminar on Process Management will be held following the Roundtables. Jim Hallett, president of Columbus Fair Auto Auction, will be the Keynote Speaker at the IARA Circle of Excellence Award luncheon.

All registered CAR attendees may attend the IARA Circle of Excellence Award luncheon and the afternoon roundtable discussions held March 8.

Online registration for CAR 2006 and the IARA Winter Roundtables is available online at (By registering for CAR 2006, attendees are welcome to attend the IARA Winter Roundtables at no additional cost). Discounts are offered for early registration and groups of four or more attendees.

Attendance for the IARA Roundtable Series is recommended to auction managers banks, fleet lease manager, leasing companies, manufacturing organizations, remarketing service providers, remarketing technology providers, rental-car companies, vehicle inspection companies, vehicle value organizations, and used-car sales managers.

Event Schedule:

March 8

11 am: Registration

Noon-1:30 pm: Circle of Excellence Award. Keynote Speaker: Jim Hallett, president of Columbus Fair Auto Auction

1:45-4:00 pm: Roundtables

4:15-5:15 pm: Process Management Seminar