May 29-30, 2013 · Titian Ballroom · The Venetian · LAS VEGAS, NV
2013 Preliminary Agenda.
|Wednesday, May 29, 2013|
|12:45 p.m.||Welcome: Bob Massman, vice president, Dependable Highway Express and president, California Trucking Association|
|1 p.m.||Opening speaker: Economic outlook for trucking
Fleet executive panel: Staying profitable in a challenging environment
Panelists will discuss steps they’ve taken to deal with increasing regulations, legislative uncertainty and a shaky economy.
Panel: Compliance, Safety, Accountability – Where do we go from here?
Panelists representing carriers, the enforcement community and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will discuss the current state of CSA and possible future improvements.
|5:00 p.m.||Closing remarks: Alan Sims, vice president, Randall-Reilly Events
|Thursday, May 30, 2013|
|7-7:45 a.m.||Continental breakfast|
|8 a.m.||Opening speaker: The state of the trucking industry
Mike Card, president, Combined Transport and chairman of the American Trucking Associations
Panel- How carriers and owner-operators can meet equipment and classification requirements in 2013 and beyond
State, local and federal regulations are increasing pressure on motor carriers and owner-operators for compliant truck operation as well as for classification of employees vs. contractors. Hear what is working and what is not from industry professionals.
Panel – Infrastructure funding: What are the options?
This panel will explore the options states are considering for funding infrastructure projects, from vehicle miles traveled fees to new or increased taxes.
|11:45 a.m.||Closing remarks: Alan Sims, vice president, Randall-Reilly Events
|Noon||Great West Truck Show opens|