MAY 6, 2019
 

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Breakfast

 

 

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Opening Remarks

Craig Fuller, Founder & CEO, FreightWaves

 

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

WavesSide Chat

Gary Vaynerchuk, Inventor, Serial Entrepreneur, Five-Time New York Times Bestselling Author, and CEO of VaynerMedia and Craig Fuller, Founder & CEO, FreightWaves


9:30 AM - 9:40 AM

LIVE: FreightWaves Market Experts


9:40 AM - 9:50 AM

WavesTalk

Greg Price, CEO, Shipwell


9:50 AM - 10:20 AM

Building the SHE Force

Allison Robinson, CEO, The Mom Project; Ellen Voie, President and CEO, Women in Trucking Association; Blythe Brumleve, Founder, Digital Dispatch and Brumleve Brands; Lisa McGinty, Chief Marketing Officer, FreightWaves (moderator)


Coffee & NetworkingBreak

10:20 AM - 10:50 AM


10:50 AM - 12:10 PM

Rapid-Fire Demos


Lunch

12:10 PM - 1:40 PM


1:40 PM - 2:10 PM

AV on the Level

Anthony Levandowski, CEO and Co-Founder, Pronto; John Kingston, Editor-at-Large, FreightWaves (moderator)


2:10 PM - 3:20 PM

Rapid-Fire Demos


Coffee & Networking Break

3:20 PM - 3:50 PM


3:50 PM - 4:20 PM

Trucking Freight Futures

Craig Fuller, Founder and CEO, FreightWaves; Don Thornton, Senior Vice President, DAT Solutions; Patrick Draut, Senior Vice President of Business Intelligence, K&L Freight Management; Addison Armstrong, Executive Director, FreightWaves (moderator)


4:20 PM - 4:50 PM

Keynote

Andrew Clarke, Chief Financial Officer, CH Robinson


4:50 PM - 5:10 PM

Power Talk 1

Sandeep Kar, Chief Strategy Officer, Fleet Complete


5:10 PM - 5:40 PM

M&A Panel

Renee Krug, CEO, GlobalTranz; Mark Yeager, CEO Redwood Logistics; John Larkin, Managing Director, Investment Banking, Transportation and Logistics, Stifel (moderator)


 

5:40 PM - 5:45 PM

Closing Remarks

 

 

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

JB Hunt Party With Championship BBQ from Triumph

MAY 7, 2019
 

Breakfast

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM


8:00 AM - 8:05 AM

Opening Remarks

Lisa McGinty, Chief Marketing Officer, FreightWaves


8:05 AM - 9:05 AM

Visionary Keynote Town Hall

Brad Jacobs, CEO, XPO Logistics


9:05 AM - 9:15 AM

LIVE: FreightWaves Market Experts


9:15 AM - 9:35 AM

FreightWaves SONAR 4.0

Nadeen Vawter, SONAR Account Executive, FreightWaves


9:35 AM - 10:15 AM

Keynote

Brad Stone, Author and Bloomberg Writer


Coffee & Networking Break

10:15 AM - 10:40 AM


10:40 AM - 11:20 AM

Rapid-Fire Demos


11:20 AM - 11:50 AM

Keynote

Shelley Simpson, Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer, and President of Highway Services, J.B. Hunt


Lunch

11:50 AM - 1:10 PM


1:10 PM - 2:00 PM

Rapid-Fire Demos


2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Keynote

Trevor Milton, President and CEO, Nikola Motor Company


2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

High-Growth CEO Panel

Lidia Yan, CEO and Co-Founder, NEXT Trucking; John Larkin, Managing Director, Investment Banking, Transportation and Logistics, Stifel (moderator)


3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Coffee & Networking Break


3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Rapid-Fire Demos


4:30 PM - 4:50 PM

The New South

Michael Randle, Owner, Editor, Publisher, and Founder, Southern Business & Development


4:50 PM - 5:50 PM

Closing Remarks


4:50 PM - 5:30 PM

Networking Reception

MAY 8, 2019
 

Breakfast

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM


Opening Remarks

8:00 AM - 8:15 AM


8:15 AM - 9:00 PM

Keynote

David Rowan, Editor-at-Large and Founding Editor-in-Chief, Wired


9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Sector Talk 1: MultiModal Freight Matching

Martin Lew, Founder and CEO, Commtrex; Graham Parker, CEO, Kontainers


9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Rapid-Fire Demos


Coffee & Networking Break

10:30 AM - 11:10 AM


11:10 AM - 11:40 AM

Sector Talk 2: Investing/VC

Benjamin Gordon, Founder and Managing Partner, BG Strategic Advisors; Fergus Caldicott, Chief Technology Officer, FreightWaves (moderator)


11:40 AM - 12:10 PM

Sector Talk 3: Disaster Relief Logistics

Kathy Fulton, Executive Director, American Logistics Aid Network; Kelvin Beachum, Active NFL Player for the New York Jets, Investor, Philanthropist


12:10 PM - 12:40 PM

Sector Talk 4: Benchmarking

Chris Henry, Program Manager, TCA Profitability Program; David Roush, President, KSM Transport Advisors; Cathy Morrow Roberson, Founder and Head Analyst, Logistics Trends & Insights


Lunch

12:40 PM - 2:00 PM


2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Sector Talk 5: The Bull, The Bear and The Other Guy

John Larkin, Managing Director–Investment Banking, Transportation and Logistics, Stifel; Donald Broughton, Managing Partner, Broughton Capital; Thom Albrecht, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Strategy Officer, Celadon Group; George Abernathy, Chief Revenue Officer, FreightWaves (moderator)


2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Sector Talk 6: Consumer Tech Trends Impacting Transportation

Matt McLelland, Innovation Strategist, Covenant Transport; Mario Pawlowski, CEO, iTrucker.com; Randy Mullett, Founder, Mullett Strategies; John Paul Hampstead, Associate Editor, FreightWaves (moderator)


3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Sector Talk 7: Impact of Emerging Technology on Freight Visibility

Trent Broberg, General Manager and Vice President of Customer Success, Truckstop.com; Grant Crawford, President, Emerge; Jai Ranganathan, Head of Product, KeepTruckin; Dean Croke, Chief Insights Officer, FreightWaves (moderator)


3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Sector Talk 8: Headwinds Created by FreightTech

Ryan Rogers, Chief Transformation Officer, Covenant Transport; Kevin O'Meara, Vice President of Customer Fulfillment, Shaw Industries; Charley Dehoney, CEO, Manning’s Truck Brokerage; Daniel Pickett, Chief Data Scientist, FreightWaves (moderator)


4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Sector Talk 9: Digtial Brokers - Who is Winning?

Drew McElroy, CEO and Co-Founder, Transfix; Geoff Turner, President and CEO, Choptank Transport; George Abernathy, Chief Revenue Officer, FreightWaves (moderator)


Shipper of Choice Award

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM


If you have any questions, please contact us at events@freightwaves.com.