2018 LTNA NATIONAL CONFERENCE AGENDA


Wednesday, October 17

6:00 to 6:30 pm  Conference Registration at Pool Deck in Hotel
6:30 to 8:30 pm  Happy Hour at Hotel Pool Deck - Food & Drinks Included   


Thursday, October 18

 

8:00 to 9:00 am
Conference Registration, Coffee, Muffins, and Networking
9:00 to 9:15 
Opening Remarks: Brad Reinhardt – President LTNA & 
Francisca Cruz - TTCNOLA
9:15 to 9:45 
Scot Snyder – Troops 2 Transportation & Logistics 
9:45 to 10:15
Lucas Martin - Lockheed Martin: Global Supply Chain Security
10:15 to 10:30
Break
10:30 to 11:00
Shawn Daoust – Gamber Johnson - Innovation in Transportation
11:00 to 11:30
Kent Ferguson - HireRight: Hiring and Retention Strategies
11:30 to Noon
Ripp Motion – XChain2 - Block Chain 101
Noon to 1:00
Lunch Break 
1:00 to 1:30
Frances Peilmann  – CH Robinson: Empathy's Impact on Customer Service
1:30 to 3:30
Break
3:30 to 8:00
Meet in the Lobby at 3:30 for Bus.  Port of New Orleans Tour from 4:00 to 5:30.  Shrimp Boil Happy Hour with The Traffic & Transportation Club of Greater New Orleans from 5:30 to 8:00 pm.  Food & Drinks Included.  8:00 Bus back to hotel.  8:30 Walk Bourbon Street.


Friday, October 19

 

8:00 to 9:00 am
Coffee, Donuts, and Networking  
9:00 to 9:30
Travis Sumner - Cass Information Systems: The Financial State of the Industry
9:30 to 10:00
Dr. Todd Simo - HireRight: Drug Screening 2018 and Beyond
10:00 to 10:30
Ryan Warner – Bunge: Agriculture, Transportation and Building Connections.
10:30 to 10:45
Networking Break
10:45 to 11:15
Gus Lopez  - Day-Lee Foods: Customer Care/Customer Service from a Customer's Point of View
11:15 to 12:15
State of Technology Panel: Stace Knabel – Rockfarm Supply Chain Solutions (Moderator). Tom Neidermann – Dell. T.J. Schaefer – Project 44. Eric Weidl – Dock411
12:15 to 1:00
Lunch & then Break from 1:00 - 2:00 pm
2:00 to 4:30
       
Meet in the Lobby at 2:00 pm for Bus.  Tour of Mardi Gras World at 2:30.  We will get a private tour and learn how they deal with the Transportation & Supply Chain issues of a month long event.  Bus will return to hotel at 4:30.  Conference is closed.



 
 
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