NATERA 2024 - February 26th-28th in Charleston, SC

“Connecting the Dots of Positive Employee Relations”

Book your room at the group rate for NATERA Annual Conference

Book by February 2, 2024
Charleston Marriott
170 Lockwood Blvd
Charleston, SC 29403
$215 plus tax/fees per night

Monday, February 26th
1:00 to 5:00 Check-In
3:30 to 5:00 Pre-Conference Workshop: Best Practices in Progressive Discipline and Terminations, Katharine Weber, Jackson Lewis, LLP
5:00 to 7:00 Opening Reception
Tuesday, February 27th
7:00 to 8:00 Breakfast
8:00 to 8:30 Opening Remarks by NATERA Executive Committee Members
8:30 to 8:45 Welcome to Charleston, Rick Todd, President of the South Carolina Trucking Association
8:45 to 9:45 Keynote Address, Chris Spear, President, American Trucking Associations
9:45 to 10:00 Break
10:00 to 10:30 Can you outrun Tom?
10:30 to 11:45 Big NLRB Update! Fito Agraz, Ogletree Deakins
11:45 to 1:00 Lunch
1:00 to 2:00 Economic Update, James Sherk, Director, Center for American Freedom at America First Policy Institute
2:00 to 4:00 MOSAIC Threat Assessment Method: Preparing for Workplace Violence
  • James Hamilton, Senior Vice President, Gavin de Becker & Associates
  • John Muffler, Senior Advisor, Gavin de Becker & Associates
6:00 Downtown Dine-Around: Group Dinners at Amazing Restaurants in Downtown Charleston
Wednesday, February 28th
7:00 to 8:00 Breakfast
8:00 to 8:15 Opening Remarks, NATERA Executive Committee Members
8:15 to 9:15 Best Practices in Military Hiring
  • Brad Bentley, Fastport
9:15 to 9:30 Break
9:30 to 10:30 Jennifer Hedrick, President, Women In Trucking
10:30 to Noon Panel Discussion on Employee Health and Wellness

Moderated by John Pryor, President, RWP LEAD

  • Steven Kane, President, Rolling Strong
  • Megan Blevins, Sr. Director, Strategic Accounts, Velociti
  • Nox Health
12:00 to 1:00 Lunch
1:00 to 2:00 Let's Talk: Hot EEOC Issues in the Transportation Industry
  • Jocelyn Samuels, Vice Chair, EEOC
  • Katharine Weber, Principal, Jackson Lewis, Cincinnati
  • Patria Pryor, Managing Principal, Jackson Lewis, Cincinnati
2:00 to 3:30 HR Jeopardy!
3:00 to 3:30 Closing Remarks, Prize Drawing, and announcement of 2025 NATERA Conference