Vision 2012
Vision 2012 Management Conference Agenda
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Monday, June 4, 2012

2:00 PM – 8:00 PM Registration
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Welcome Reception

Tuesday, June 5, 2012  
7:00 AM – 5:00 PM Registration
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM Breakfast / Hands-on Demo / Q-Expo
8:00 AM – 9:30 AM
General Session: Annette Sandberg, Principal of TransSafe Consulting, LLC
Regulation: How Your Fleet Can Best Perform in a New Enviroment
Annette Sandberg, CEO of TransSafe Consulting, had a unique perspective on the regulatory landscape facing today's fleets. The former FMCSA Administrator will share her views on how pending regulations will impact fleets as well as critical data that affects CSA. Come hear the insightful commentary and don't miss this opportunity to have your questions answered by an expert.
9:30 AM – 9:45 AM Morning Break
9:45 AM – 11:45 AM Breakout Sessions (click for more info)
11:45 AM – 12:45 PM Lunch / Hands-on Demo / Q-Expo
12:45 PM – 1:30 PM
Special Session: Transportation Economic Environment with Dr. Alan Gin, Associate Professor of Economics, University of San Diego
Unprecedented changes in the economy have created challenges for our industry.  This Informative session is a "must attend" for those asking "What's next?"  Alan Gin is associate professor of Economics at the University of San Diego. His research interests include local public finance, urban transportation, and the economy of San Diego. Professor Gin will explore the economic conditions, trends and indicators that impact the transportation market. Topics will include short- and long-term economic outlook, truck freight volumes, truck supply issues, along with clear explanations on what it means to your business.
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Predictive Analytics Panel: Al Lacombe, Director of Safety, Training & Security, Dupré Logistics, LLC; Thom Pronk, Corporate Vice President- Recruiting, Training, and Safety, C.R. England Inc.; Doug Schrier, Convenant; John Walton, Director of Safety and Compliance, Averitt Express
Voodoo or science? Would you like to know which drivers in your fleet are most likely to have an accident in the next 30 days? Which drivers are the most likely to leave your fleet? Would you like a crystal ball to see whether or not the driver you want to hire is the right choice for your business? Come hear the amazing results experienced by fleets using predictive modeling to reduce accidents, increase driver retention, and improve driver satisfaction. You'll walk away with a better understanding of the science behind their success.
2:15 PM – 2:30 PM Afternoon Break
2:30 PM – 4:30 PM Breakout Sessions (click for more info)
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM Q-Expo Happy Hour / Hands-on Demo
5:30 PM VIP Reception at Western Metal and San Diego Padres Game at Petco Park

Wednesday, June 6, 2012  
7:00 AM – 5:00 PM Registration
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM Breakfast / Hands-on Demos / Q-Expo
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
General Session: Richard Stocking, President and Chief Operating Officer of SWIFT Transportation
Richard Stocking, President and COO of Swift Transportation, transformed one of the nation's largest for-hire carriers during the recent economic downturn. Under his leadership, Swift emerged as a solidly performing, industry leader. He will reflect on the organizational and operational changes he orchestrated, and will share his insights on the data-driven processes that have significantly improved how Swift operates today. Mr. Stocking will share with Vision attendees his insight on the future direction of the industry.
9:30 AM – 9:45 AM Morning Break
9:45 AM – 11:45 AM Breakout Sessions (click for more info)
11:45 AM – 1:15 PM Lunch / Hands-on Demo / Q-Expo
1:15 PM – 2:15 PM
Safety Panel: Tom Grove, Ace Hardware; Victor Malchesky, Corporate Fleet Safety Manager, Swift; Dean Newell Maverick; John Spiros, Vice President Safety and Claims Management, Roehl Transport Inc.
Our industry is facing a whole new ballgame with new and proposed safety regulations. If you haven't already started preparing, will you be ready? It's not too late, but you will want to take advantage of the insights from industry-recognized safety leaders as they share how they are creating strong safety cultures within their organizations, hiring and retaining the safest drivers, and leveraging technology to enhance their safety programs and grow their bottom lines.
2:15 PM – 2:30 PM Afternoon Break
2:30 PM – 4:30 PM Breakout Sessions (click for more info)
4:30 PM – 5:00 PM Break / Hands-on Demo / Q-Expo
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM Q-Expo Happy Hour / Hands-on Demo
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Keynote Dinner: Billy Beane, Oakland A's General Manager and subject of Moneyball
Billy Beane, Oakland A's General Manager, subject of the best-selling book  and film Moneyball, and San Diego native, joins Vision 2012 to share his  insight on Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game. Beane will impart  his innovative, winning style of management and leadership based on  identifying undervalued assets to create and sustain a competitive advantage.  By striking parallels between baseball and business, Beane inspires  audiences across industries. Beane's Moneyball methodology has been  applied nationwide by top sports executives as well as CEOs. His unique  approach to strategy even crossed political boundaries when he was asked to  consult on the U.S. health care crisis for an article in the New York Times.
Thursday, June 7, 2012  
6:00 AM – 8:00 AM  Breakfast

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