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Practical Solutions for Trucking Financial Professionals 

If you’re interested in learning the latest news and updates in tax, accounting, legal, insurance and technology in the trucking industry, the NAFC Annual Conference, June 10-12 at the Marriott Downtown in Indianapolis, IN is a must-attend event. Our attendees come for:

A great line-up of educational and informative sessions to address some of the main issues facing financial leadership in the trucking industry today.

Solutions, and strategies from experienced practitioners they meet at the conference.

Stay current on rules and regulations in settings designed to promote learning and sharing with peers.

Earn up to 14 Continuing Professional Education (CPE).

Network and learn from other participants.

11:00am-12:00pm     

Welcome from NAFC Chair and ABF Freight Vice President - Pricing, Treasurer and Controller Bryan Swaim and Remarks from U.S. Senator Mike Braun (CPE Specialized Knowledge – 1 Credit)

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2019 NAFC Annual Conference

June 10-12, 2019

Marriott Downtown, Indianapolis, IN

Grow As A Professional

- Attend quarterly webinars featuring industry experts on the day’s most pressing topics.

- Earn at least 8 CPE credits throughout the year through participating in qualified webinars.

- Get access to ATA’s Fleet CyWatch Program where you can learn about the latest cybersecurity threats and help protect your company from attacks.

- Stay informed with NAFC Driving the Numbers newsletter that is packed with everything you need to know about the trucking industry’s financial landscape.

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By becoming NAFC member, you will receive $150 off conference registration costs

Why join?

Network With Peers

Membership in NAFC helps you build lasting relationships with partners, peers and colleagues while providing the news and resources to help you succeed.

Influence

Play an industry leadership role by voicing your opinion on emerging policy issues through our Study Groups and provide input to ATA’s Regulatory Policy, Labor & Human Resources, Technology & Engineering and Tax Policy Committees.

“Being active in the NAFC has made me a better, more informed leader in my organization. I derive so much value from attending the NAFC conference, the opportunity to connect with and learn from peers in the industry has been invaluable in my career. Additionally, the collection of financial topics covered, specific to the trucking industry, is unmatched by any conference out there.”


Randy Hooper, CPA - Partner, Katz, Sapper & Miller

12:00-1:15pm       

Lunch Panel: How to Reduce Operational Costs with Data (CPE Information Technology – 1 Credit)

1:15-2:15pm         

Taxation Study Group Meeting

Information Technology Study Group Meeting featuring EY Presentation on Robotics (CPE Information Technology  .5 Credit)

3:15-3:45pm         

Coffee Break

4:45-6:30pm           

Exhibit Grand Opening and Welcome Cocktail Reception

2:15-3:15pm         

Telematics to Differentiate Risk and Create Pricing Transparency in the Insurance Market with Ryan Erickson of McGriff, Seibels & Williams and Chris Carver of Speed Gauge Insurance Services (CPE Specialized Knowledge –  1 Credit)

3:45-4:45pm          

Operational Costs and NAFC Recommended Practices with ATRI President Rebecca Brewster (CPE Specialized Knowledge – 1 Credit)

MON 10TH

TUE 11TH

7:30-9:00am                       

Breakfast Address from ATA President & CEO Chris Spear (CPE Specialized Knowledge – 1 Credit)

9:00-9:45am 

Exhibit Break

9:45-11:15am                      

Executive Panel: Learning from Top CEO and CFOs (CPE Specialized Knowledge – 1.5 Credits)

11:15am-12:15pm    

Risk Management Study Group Meeting

Associates Study Group Meeting

12:15-1:45pm                  

Lunch Panel: Implementation of Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) Rules with FASB Senior Project Manager Chris Roberge and experts from BKD Advisors, Grant Thornton, Katz, Sapper, Miller (CPE Accounting – 1.5 Credit)

1:45-2:00pm                         

Exhibit Break

2:00-3:00pm                                      

Panel: Private Equity in Trucking with Brad Delco of Stephens, Inc., Bart Middleton of Grammer Industries, Mark Niznik of Linx Partners and Gary Enzor of Quality Distribution (CPE Finance 1 Credit)

3:00-3:45pm                                             

Coffee and Exhibit Break

3:45-4:45pm                                               

State of the Economy and Trade with ATA Chief Economist Bob Costello (CPE Economics – 1 Credit)

4:45-6:30pm                                               

NAFC Cocktail Reception

WED 12TH

7:00-8:00am                                               

Walk Around Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Area

8:00-9:00am                                               

IRS Session on New Federal Tax Regulations (CPE Taxation – 1 Credit) 

9:00-10:00am                                             

Investing in Infrastructure: Gas Taxes, Tolls and the Vehicle Miles Travelled Tax (CPE Taxation – 1 Credit)

10:00-11:00am                                            

Financial Relations Study Group Meeting

Accounting/Credit & Collections Study Group

11:00-11:15pm                  

Coffee Break

11:15am-12:15pm                                       

Independent Contractor Update with Gregory Feary of Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary (CPE Business Law – 1 Credit)

12:00-2:00pm                    

NAFC Advisory Board Meeting

*Schedule is subject to change

Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits will be awarded to NAFC Conference attendees who attend specific Educational Sessions and Panel Discussions. These Educational Sessions are all “Group-Live Offerings” and no prerequisites are required. Attendees requesting CPE credits will be required to sign-in upon entering all Educational Sessions/Panel Discussions and then sign out when they leave to ensure credit is awarded only for the amount of time spent in the session. The National Accounting & Finance Council (NAFC) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State Boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Ave North #700, Nashville, TN 37219. For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaints, program cancellations and refunds, contact our office at (703) 838-1761. 

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The 2019 NAFC Annual Conference delivers the latest updates in tax, accounting, legal, insurance, technology and cybersecurity in the trucking industry. We bring together trucking financial leaders for opportunities to learn, network and find the latest products, technology and services driving their profession.

Registration

Registering online is the fastest and easiest way to register for the 2019 ATA NAFC Annual Conference and to secure your hotel room.  Only those registered for the meeting may reserve a room.  Once you have successfully registered for the meeting, you will receive an email confirmation which will contain your personal hotel reservation link.

Accommodations & Reservation Information

The meeting will take place at the Marriott Downtown in Indianapolis, IN.  The ATA group room rate is $209 plus tax for single/double occupancy. The housing deadline is May 10, 2019.

Airport & Transportation

The hotel is located 14 miles, or 20 minutes, from the Indianapolis International Airport (IND).  The hotel does not provide shuttle service to/from the airport.  Cab fare to/from IND is approximately $35. Valet parking is $49 daily and self-parking is $44 daily.  The entrance to valet and self-parking is located off South Missouri Street which is accessible from Washington or Maryland Streets.

Business Center

The self-service Business Center is located on the second floor next to the ATMs, and is accessible 24 hours, daily.  Internet access, printing, and copying services are available.

Learn more about membership benefits here.

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SPONSORSHIP & EXHIBIT OPPORTUNITIES

For any sponsorship or exhibiting questions, contact Daniel Duggan at DDuggan@trucking.org, 703-838-1756. 

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“The NAFC Conference is the only time I have to interact with peers, in a conference setting, specifically in the transportation industry.  There are so many issues that we face that are unique to the trucking business and it provides a great opportunity to share ideas for solving them, as well as hearing from industry experts on very relevant topics.”

Stephen E. Voorhees, CPA – Vice President of Finance and Accounting, Big G Express, Inc.

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Monday – Friday 6:30am – 11:00pm; Saturday – Sunday 7:30am – 11:00pm


Rye Bar

Daily 4:00pm – 1:00am


Loaf + Vine Market

Daily 6:00am – 12:00am

In-room Dining

Daily 6:00am – 11:00pm


Starbucks®

Monday – Saturday 6:30am – 6:00pm; Sunday 6:30am – 2:00pm


Dining

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION 

ATA/NAFC/STATE TRUCKING ASSOCIATION MEMBER

NON-MEMBER

$600

$750

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