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7:30 AM - AC Golf Registration
2024 Annual Conference Golf Tournament – Limit of 50 - Click HERE to Register


8:30 AM - Shotgun Start- The Ritz-Carlton Naples- Tiburon

2:00 PM-5:00 PM - Conference Registration, East Foyer

2:00 PM-5:00 PM - Exhibitor Setup, Vanderbilt Ballroom


4:00 PM – FTA Board Meeting, Plaza II,III

5:00 PM-6:00 PM - Opening Reception - Cocktails on Center Court


8:30 AM-10:30 AM – Continental Breakfast, Exhibitor Hall Opens (through 2PM), Vanderbilt Ballroom

8:00 AM- 12:00 PM – Conference Registration, East Foyer

9:30-10:30 AM, Plaza I, II, III

  • Safety Management Council, Theresa Broadbent, Landstar, Chair: Safety Saves _____!, Ken Cabrera, Open Path Technologies 

  • Technology and Maintenance Council, Developing a Winning Maintenance Program, Joey Young, Publix Super Markets   

  • Death by Dogma, Doug Marcello, Shareholder, Saxton & Stump and Chief Legal Officer, Bluewire


10:30- 11:30 AM, Plaza I, II, III

  • Predatory Towing: Know Your (New) Rights, Chris Dudley, The Southern Group (mod.); Alix Miller, FTA; Sean Loscalzo, Vice President, Guardian Fleet Services; Florida Highway Patrol

  • Natural Gas Briefing, Dale Calhoun, Executive Director, Florida Natural Gas Association & Florida Propane Gas Association

  • AI and Data Intelligence in Heavy Duty Trucking, Abhinav 'Abhi' Narayanan, Business Development Manager, GEOTAB's Data and Analytics


11:30 – 12:30 PM Plaza I, II, III

  • Intelligent Driver Coaching, Netradyne

  • FTA Foundation Board of Directors (closed to the public)

  • Leadership Breakout Session, Marilyn Surber, Drivers Legal Plan

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM – Opening Session and Lunch Buffet, Ritz- Carlton Ballroom

  • Keynote: American Transportation Research Institute Briefing, Rebecca Brewster, President and Chief Operating Officer, American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI)

  • State of the Association, Alix Miller, President and CEO, FTA


Evening at your leisure


7:30- 8:30 AM – Breakfast Buffet, Exhibitor Hall Opens, Vanderbilt Ballroom

8:00 AM- 12:00 PM- Registration, East Foyer

8:30 AM-12:00 PM - General Session, Ritz-Carlton Ballroom

  • Keynote: Trucking Economic Forecast, Bob Costello, Chief Economist and Senior Vice President, American Trucking Associations

  • ·Autonomous Trucking: Looking Down the Road, Lee White, President, LM Consulting; Michael Wiesinger, Vice President, Kodiak Robotics; Michael “Mike” Plasencia, Managing Director, RyderVentures and New Product Strategy, Ryder System, Inc.

    Hair of the Dog Bloody Mary Bar and Networking Break

  • FTA PAC and FTA Foundation Updates

  • ·Fleet Safety Awards
    Safety Professional of the Year
    FleetForce Truck Driver Training Scholarship

·       Annual Meeting of the Membership

·       Passing of the Gavels

Afternoon at your leisure


6:00 PM - Gala Cocktail Reception, Center Court
7:00 PM - 90th Anniversary Speakeasy Gala, Ritz-Carlton Ballroom

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