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NATERA 2021
Hyatt Regency
208 Barton Springs Road
Austin, TX 78704
5124771234

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Sunday, September 26, 2021, 5:00 PM to Tuesday, September 28, 2021, 3:00 PM CDT
Category: Annual Conference

Registration Fees are the same as they were in 2019 and 2020!  

Individual Members - $850

As always, our Corporate Member Companies can send an unlimited number of people to the conference for $700 per person.

Non-Member registration is $1200.

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Sunday, September 26th

1:00 to 5:00: Check-In - Foothills Corridor, 17th Floor

5:00 to 6:00: First Time Attendees Reception - Sipping Springs (by the pool)

6:00 to 8:00: Chairman's Reception - Sipping Springs (by the pool)

9:00 to 11:00: Movie Night at NATERA - Big Bend Ballroom

Monday, September 27th

7:00 to 8:00: Breakfast (on your own, Starbuck's gift cards will be provided at check-in)

All General Sessions will be held in the Hill Country Ballroom

8:00 to 8:45: Opening Remarks

8:45 to 9:00: Welcome to Texas, John Esparza, Chairman of the Texas Trucking Association

9:00 to 10:00: Keynote Address - Mayerland Harris, Group Vice President of Talent, H-E-B

10:00 to 10:15: Coffee Break

10:15 to 11:00: General Counsel Roundtable, moderated by Jennifer Hall, EVP Legal Affairs, ATA

  • Cliff Bourke, VP of Legal Services, Southeastern Freight Lines
  • TJ England, Chief Legal Officer, C.R. England

11:00 to Noon: Interview with a (former) Union Organizer

  • Rebecca Smith, President, Rock Creek Consulting
  • Mark Codd, Director of Labor Relations Group, Publix Super Markets

Noon to 1:00: Lunch

1:00 to 2:30: Michigan State University Interactive Arbitration Workshop, Part 1

2:30 to 3:00: Coffee Break

3:00 to 4:30: Michigan State University Interactive Arbitration Workshop, Part 2

6:00 to 8:00: Group Dinner at Cooper's BBQ, Downtown Austin

 

Tuesday, September 28th

7:00 to 8:00: Breakfast (on your own, Starbuck's gift cards will be provided at check-in)

All General Sessions will be held in the Hill Country Ballroom

8:00 to 8:15: Opening Remarks

8:15 to 9:15: The Trucking Economy, Bob Costello, Chief Economist, ATA

9:15 to 10:15: ATA Legislative Update, Jennifer Hall, EVP Legal Affairs, ATA

10:15 to 10:30: Coffee Break

Breakout Sessions

 

Track A: Driver Recruiting and Retention (ballroom)

 

10:30 to 11:15: “How to attract, retain, and promote women in trucking.” - Ellen Voie, President/CEO, Women in Trucking Association

11:15 to Noon: “How to Prevent Driver Burnout” - Dr. Kirleen Neely, Neely Counseling

 

Track B: Legal Challenges and Issues in the Trucking Industry (room TBD)

 

10:30 to 11:15: PRO Act/NLRB Update

11:15 to Noon: Current Trends in Trucking Litigation, presented by Jim Hanson, Scopelitis

Noon to 1:00: Lunch

1:00 to 2:30: HR Jeopardy, powered by Ogletree Deakins

2:30 to 3:00: Closing Remarks, Prize Drawing, and announcement of 2022 NATERA Conference

 

 

 Hotel

 

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Contact: [email protected]