Agenda

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June 4th Register Now!
07:00 AM - 02:30 PM Golf Tournament

We’ve picked Hawk’s Landing Golf Club for the tourney this year! Hawk’s Landing Golf Club spans over 220 acres of lush grounds at Orlando, Florida’s premier Resort, Orlando World Center Marriott Resort.

The course was designed by noted golf architect Robert Cupp Jr., to create the perfect setting for challenging golf and a scenic blend of native Florida wildlife and tropical vegetation.

The breakfast sponsorship is available so contact us for more information!

Breakfast sponsor:

Presenter: Kristin Colvile, Delta Cargo: Sasha Goodman, General Manager, Rock-It Cargo USA, LLC, Sandy Gregory, RIM Logistics

 

Sponsored by:

Delta Cargo

07:00 PM - 10:00 PM Sunday Evening Reception

Our Grand Opening Reception in the Exhibit Hall gives all attendees a chance to meet with friends, business partners, and customers, as well as promoting the opportunity to meet with prospective customers.

Sponsored by:

Forward Air Sponsor

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June 5th Register Now!
07:00 AM - 08:15 AM Monday Morning Breakfast

Be sure to take the opportunity to have a great breakfast with our exhibitors before making your way into the Keynote Address immediately following the meal.

Breakfast proudly sponsored by:

08:15 AM - 08:30 AM Association Presidents Welcome

The leadership of our four co-presenting Associations will be on hand to introduce themselves, thank you for attending AirCargo 2017 and share with you last minute items about what is in store for your time at the conference.

08:30 AM - 10:00 AM KeynoteView Tim Strauss's Bio

Introduction by Tim Strauss, Hawaiian Air Cargo.

Stay tuned as Planning Committee is hard at work identifying the keynote speaker for AirCargo 2017.

The AirCargo 2017 keynote is jointly sponsored by the AfA, AEMCA, ACI-North America and XLA.

Keynote Session proudly sponsored by:

Hawaiian Air Cargo Sponsor Small 2016

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Monday Morning Break

After a great breakfast and keynote, join your fellow attendees in the Exhibition Hall before your Association meetings begin at 10:30.

Break proudly sponsored by:

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Association Membership Meetings

Meet with your respective associations to discuss matters of importance.

12:00 PM - 02:00 PM Monday Lunch

Ater productive Association meetings, we hope you’ll join us and your fellow attendees in the Exhibition Hall for a buffet lunch. Be sure to stop by exhibitor booths and drop a business card for one of the many great prizes that will be drawn on Tuesday at 1:00.

Lunch proudly sponsored by:

02:00 PM - 03:00 PM Recruitment and RetentionView Tom Cook's Bio

Presenter: Tom Cook, Moderator: TBD

Recruitment is an important management activity to securing an effective workforce. Great recruitment is about finding the right person for the job and has huge implications for business performance, your company’s image with customers and the industry. BUT hiring an employee is only a first step. Building awareness of the importance of employee retention is essential. The costs associated with employee turnover can include lost customers and business as well as damaged morale. In addition, there are costs incurred in screening, verifying credentials and references, interviewing, hiring and training a new employee. Retention strategies strengthen the ability of businesses to attract and retain their workforce. This session is designed to make your workforce stronger and more effectice.

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03:00 PM - 04:00 PM TSA Review of New Cargo Compliance RegulationsView Brandon Fried's BioView Jim Conway's Bio

Moderators: Brandon Fried, Jim Conway
Speaker: TBD, Transportation Security Administration

We will hear presentations from senior TSA representatives and following this there will be a question and answer session with the audience. Please note that this session is open only to those attendees who have SSI clearance.

03:00 PM - 04:00 PM AEMCA Session

Topic and moderator TBD

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03:00 PM - 04:00 PM ACI-NA Session

Presenter and Topic: TBD

Proudly sponsored by:

07:00 PM - 09:00 PM Monday Evening Reception

After a full day of conference activities, join us for some fun and relaxation as we mix and mingle over food, drink and fun.

Monday evening’s event proudly sponsored by:

American Airlines Cargo

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June 6th Register Now!
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM Tuesday Morning Breakfast

As we get ready for our second full day of sessions and conference activity, be sure to get started with a delicious breakfast in our Exhibit Hall!

Proudly sponsored by:

08:00 AM - 09:20 AM SmartWay / C-TPAT / TAPAView Jim Conway's Bio

Moderator: Jim Conway

Becoming certified can give you the edge over your competitors. As a logistics company, becoming a SmartWay Logistics Company Partner gives you a competitive advantage with your shipper clients and gives you the resources to help your carriers reduce fuel use and increase efficiency. By becoming CTPAT a company has Reduced Examination Rates, Access to the Free and Secure Trade (FAST) Lanes, Front of the Line Processing, and many other benefits. By becoming a TAPA certified company will help you reduce the risk of theft across the supply chain and aims to make warehouse and trucking operations more resilient. Learn more why each program can help you stay ahead in the freight industry.

 

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09:30 AM - 10:30 AM Legal Panel: Strategize and Prepare for Compliance Issues.View Brandon Fried's Bio

Moderator: Brandon Fried, Panelists: Richard Furman

An annual favorite for free legal advice,  we have assemble a highly experienced team of transportation legal experts to address regulatory issues of importance to you and your business. Come prepared with questions and be ready to receive updates on the latest in Customs, forwarding and trucking related legal concerns.

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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Tuesday Morning Break

Take a break with our exhibitors! Be sure to use this time have some of those meetings before our Airport of the Future panel begins at 11. It’s one of your last chances to drop your business card for drawings as well!

Proudly sponsored by:

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM The Airport of the FutureView Dan Muscatello's Bio

Moderator: TBD, Presenters: Dan Muscatello

It has been said that strong consumer spending has played a role in improving the economy. But that the biggest drag on U.S. growth is international trade. How will that affect the cargo community? Brian Clancy will explore current trends, predict future economic development and recommend options for you to grow your business going forward.

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12:00 PM - 02:00 PM Tuesday Lunch

Join us for lunch in the Exhibition Hall! This will also be your last chance to drop business cards for the drawings which will begin promptly at 1:00 and winners must be present to win.

 

Proudly sponsored by:

ROANOKE_TRADE

06:30 PM - 09:30 PM Closing Evening Event

By this time we’ll be saying our farewells and wrapping up another successful AirCargo Conference. But before we look ahead to 2018, we’re going to take some time to have a a great time with new and old friends here at AirCargo 2017.

Come join us, won’t you? Please note; we are requesting that you express your intent to attend our closing event for the purposes of providing an accurate food and beverage count.

Tuesday Night’s Closing Event Proudly Sponsored By:

Southwest Cargo

 

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