28TH ANNUAL
NTDA CONVENTION SCHEDULE

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 3, 2018

Registration Open
12:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

BONUS SESSIONS
1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. and 2:15 p.m.–3:15 p.m.

Developing the Right IT Strategy for Your Dealership

Leading by Example – Safety as a Core Value

Succession Planning & Exit Strategies

RECEPTIONS

First-time Attendee and Sponsor Thank You Reception (Invitation Only)
5:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

Rocky Mountain Reception
6:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.

THURSDAY, OCT. 4, 2018

Registration Open
6:45 a.m.–Noon

Breakfast (Registered Spouses/Guests Welcome)
6:45 a.m.–8:00 a.m.

GENERAL SESSION & KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS

Opening Remarks & State of the Association Address
8:05 a.m.–8:30 a.m.

Sponsor Presentation by Meritor, Inc.
8:30 a.m.–8:35 a.m.

Trucking Industry Economic Forecast
8:35 a.m.–9:05 a.m.

Coffee, Water & Soda Break
9:05 a.m.–9:15 a.m.

Sponsor Presentation by Mac Trailer Manufacturing, Inc. and Speaker Introduction
9:15 a.m.–9:20 a.m.

Industry Keynote Presentation: State of the Canadian Trailer Industry & Regulatory Update
9:20 a.m.–9:45 a.m.

Sponsor Presentation by Prestige Trailers and Speaker Introduction
9:45 a.m.–9:50 a.m.

Industry Keynote Presentation: State of the U.S. Trailer Industry & Regulatory Update
9:50 a.m.–10:35 a.m.

Sponsor Presentation by Hendrickson and Speaker Introduction
10:35 a.m.–10:40 a.m.

General Session: Truck Platooning & Autonomous Vehicles
10:40 a.m.–11:30 a.m.

Coffee, Water & Soda Break
11:30 a.m.–11:40 a.m.

Sponsor Presentation by Bank of Montreal Transportation Finance
11:40 a.m.–11:45 a.m.

Sponsor Presentation by Dorsey Trailer and Speaker Introduction
11:45 a.m.–11:50 a.m.

Keynote Presentation: The High-Performance Climb by John Foley
11:50 a.m.–12:40 p.m.

EXHIBITION & STROLLING LUNCHEON
12:40 p.m. –3:00 p.m.

Optional Activity for Spouses/Guests Only: Outdoor Infinity Pool Cabanas
1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

CONCURRENT SESSIONS
2:15 p.m.–3:00 p.m. and 3:15 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

Winning the Talent Wars

FET Common Mistakes, IRS Exam Best Practices & Year-end Tax Tips

CARB and GHG Phase 2 Rules Update

FRIDAY, OCT. 5, 2018

GOLF TOURNAMENT & SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER

Breakfast for Golf Tournament Participants
6:45 a.m.–8:00 a.m.

Golf Tournament — Broadmoor East & West Courses (fee applies) EAST COURSE IS SOLD OUT
8:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

Golf Tournament Luncheon
1:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m.

Optional Activity — Indoor Shooting Range (fee applies)
12:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

Optional Activity — Foothills Jeep Tour (fee applies)
8:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m.

Optional Activity — Foothills Jeep Tour (fee applies) – SOLD OUT
1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

RECEPTION & DINNER

Cocktail Reception
6:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m.

28th Annual Awards Dinner
7:30 p.m.–10:30 p.m.