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Annual Conference, Hilton Old Town, Alexandria, VA
Sunday, September 15, 2019, 1:00 PM to Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 3:30 PM EDT
Category: Annual Conference

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Conference Schedule

Sunday, September 15th

1:00 to 5:00: Conference Check-In Available

1:00 to 5:00: Pre-Conference Workshop "FMLA/ADA/Reasonable Accommodation: When is Enough Enough", presented by Jackson Lewis

6:00 to 8:00: Chairman's Reception

Monday, September 16th

8:00 to 8:15: Opening Remarks

8:15 to 8:20: Welcome to D.C.

8:20 to 8:45: Tribute to Hal Coxson

8:45 to 9:15: Opening Keynote Address, Chris Spear, President and CEO, American Trucking Associations

9:15 to 10:15: Bridging the Generation Gap through Better Conversations, Donna Warrick, President, Jamesson Solutions, Inc.

10:15 to 10:30: Break

10:30 to 11:30: Registered Apprenticeship Program and Benefits of Hiring from the Military, Brad Bentley, President, FASTPORT

11:30 to 12:30: Listen. Act. Respond: Why Real-Time Feedback is Essential in Today's Labor Market, Max Farrell, CEO, Workhound

12:30 to 1:30: Lunch

1:30 to 2:30: Trucking Industry Economic Update, Bob Costello, Chief Economist, American Trucking Associations

2:30 to 3:30: Corporate Campaigns, Mark Codd, Director of Labor Relations, Publix Supermarkets, Inc.

3:30 to 3:45: Break

3:45 to 4:45: Top Issues Facing HR Professionals Today, Katharine Weber, Principal, Jackson Lewis

4:45 to 5:00: Closing Remarks and Prize Drawing

7:00 to 10:00: Monuments at Night Tour (ticket required/register above)

  • Explore the famous monuments and memorials of Washington DC by moonlight on this narrated, 2.5-hour sightseeing tour.  Tour company will pick-up our group at the conference hotel.  Hop aboard and enjoy an educational and entertaining history of the nation’s capital with stops at each point of interest. Take in the stunning views of an illuminated Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument, the White House and many other landmarks. This is a truly unique look at the iconic monuments of Washington DC by night.

Tuesday, September 17th

8:00 to 8:15: Opening Remarks

8:15 to 9:00: Industry Executive Keynote Address - Marty Freeman, Old Dominion Freight Line

9:00 to 10:00: Ask the Experts Panel

10:00 to 10:15: Break

10:15 to 11:00: Victoria Lipnic, EEOC Chair

11:00 to Noon: DOT and DOL Rules: Are Drivers Always On Call?! - Jim Hanson, Scopelitis

Noon to 1:00: Lunch

1:00 to 2:00: Mala Parker, Acting Deputy Administrator, Federal Highway Administration

2:00 to 3:00: HR Jeopardy, presented by Ogletree Deakins

3:00 to 3:30: Closing Remarks and Prize Drawing

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