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2018 Shippers Conference and Transportation Expo Schedule

Please note: schedule is subject to change and will be updated as session details are finalized.

Sunday, April 29  
8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration Open 
8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. NASSTRAC Golf Mixer
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Deep-Dive Pre-Conference Workshops - Creating a Secure and Compliant International Supply Chain from a U.S. Perspective
1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m Deep-Dive Pre-Conference Workshops - Transportation Operations and Sourcing
1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m Deep-Dive Pre-Conference Workshops - The Basics of Less-than-Truckload (LTL) Transportation
4:30 p.m – 5:30 p.m. Newcomer Reception
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Opening Reception
Monday, April 30
7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration Open 
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Networking Breakfast
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Opening General Session with Chris Spear, ATA
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Networking Break in Transportation Expo
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Breakout Session - Check Please! Who is Left Paying the Bill When Dealing with Freight Payment, Cargo Claims, Detention, Demurrage, and Accidents When Contracting with Motor Carriers and Brokers?
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Breakout Session - Game Changers in Freight Transportation & Logistics
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Breakout Session - LTL vs Parcel CWT: Advantages and Disadvantages
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. General Session: Shipper of the Year Interview Mallinckrodt Pharmaceutical and Education Sneak Previews 
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Networking Break in Transportation Expo
3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Breakout Session - The Impact of Globalization on Domestic Transportation
3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Breakout Session - Leveraging Clean Data to Execute Strategy with No TMS
3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m Breakout Session - Morton Salt’s Innovative Approach to Today’s TMS
4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Logistics 2030: Navigating a Disruptive Decade
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Networking Reception with Whiskey Tastings
Tuesday, May 1 
7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration Open 
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Networking Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. General Session: Transportation Provider CEO Panel Discussion and NASSTRAC Membership Awards Announcements
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Networking Break in Transportation Expo
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Breakout Session - Creating a Successful Internship Program
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Breakout Session - Cat Herding: Integrating Final Mile’s Increasing Number of Options
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Carrier Awards Lunch and Business Meeting

1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Networking Break in Transportation Expo
2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Breakout Session - The Post-Product Supply Chain: Reorganizing for Success in A Customer-Driven World
2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Breakout Session - Blockchain Technology and its Impact on Transportation
3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Closing General Session: Washington Update and Keynote Speaker Barbara Glanz

4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Outdoor Closing Reception


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