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Schedule AT A GLANCE
(Subject to Change)

Thursday, May 10

5:00pm-9:00pm Registration Open
7:00am-12:00pm Golf Tournament
3:00pm-5:00pm Exhibitor Move-in and Set-up
6:00pm-7:30pm First Time Attendee Workshop and Reception
7:30pm-9:00pm Grand Opening Reception in CLDA Exchange Hall

friday, May 11

7:30am-4:30pm Registration Open
7:30am-5:00pm Vendor Meetings
7:30am-8:30am Meet the Candidates Breakfast in CLDA Exchange Hall

Session 1001: CLDA Annual Business Meeting

  • Association News
  • Hall of Fame Presentation
  • Officers Election
9:30am-10:45am Session 1002: Keynote Presentation by Chris Fussell
10:45am-11:30am CLDA Exchange Hall Break
11:30am-12:00pm Session 1003: How Do You Build Your Team?
Presenter: Julie Thomas, President, Priority Logistics Group
12:00pm-12:45pm Lunch in CLDA Exchange Hall
12:45pm-1:30pm Session 1004: Managing Technology Led Disruptions
Presenter: Greg Smith, Enterprise Consultant, Tech Mahindra
1:30pm-3:00pm Concurrent Sessions
Session 1005a: Technology/Vendor Symposium
Session 1005b: Technology/Vendor Symposium

3:00pm-3:30pm CLDA Exchange Hall Break
3:30pm-4:15pm Concurrent Sessions
Session 1006a: Disaster Preparedness
Session 1006b: Implementing Safety Programs for Your Drivers or Employees
4:15pm-5:45pm Ask the Experts Focus Group
6:30pm-8:30pm Networking Reception & Party

Saturday, May 12

8:30am-3:30pm Registration Open
8:30am-9:30am Breakfast and Government Affairs Presentation
9:30am-10:30am Session 2001: Keynote by Mike Zorn
10:30am-11:15am CLDA Exchange Break
11:15am-12:15pm Session 2002: Technology and Shipper Panel
Moderator: Greg Smith, Tech Mahindra
12:15pm-1:15pm Lunch in CLDA Exchange Hall
  • Lunch: 12:00pm-1:00pm
  • Prize Giveaway: 12:30pm-1:00pm
1:15pm-2:15pm Session 2003: Shipper Panel
This session will focus around how to optimize your operations when working with shippers, what they are looking for and what they need.

Moderator: Jim Bramlett, 5 String Logistics
Concurrent Sessions
Session 2004a: Building Your Business
Presenter: Rob Golin, President, Business-Builders
  Session 2006b: How to Use Social Media to Recruit and Increase Sales

Presenter: Katherine Doble, President, Ingage

Remember newspaper job listings? Your employees likely don't!  Learn how to use social media to attract top talent and new clients. The pros, cons and expected results of using Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram will be covered as well as best practices to launch and sustain the accounts. 


  • Understand why social media is a crucial HR tool 
  • Utilize social media to recruit talent
  • Develop a social media marketing plan
4:00pm-6:00pm Closing Reception
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