Freightology Sessions

NEW TUESDAY PRESENTATIONS!

FTR is excited to present a new lineup on Tuesday.  Entitled “Freightology”, the day will be filled with quick hitting presentations by industry thought leaders exploring transformative ideas in the freight transportation sector. Presentations are 20 minutes and will provide attendees with thought provoking information, ideas, and innovations.

These sessions are supplemental to the conference and are included as an addition to your conference registration.

2017 Freightology Sessions

Sessions are being finalized. Topics may include:

Autonomous Trucking and Its Impact on Commercial Vehicle Industry - Future on Autopilot?
September 12, 2017

Sandeep Kar, Frost & Sullivan

Using Transportation Inventory Data to Maximize Shipper Productivity
September 12, 2017

JJ Singh, EKA
Mark Walker, EKA
Uberization of Trucking: Using Technology to Maximize Transportation Infrastructure
September 12, 2017

Steve Sashihara, Princeton Consultants
Blockchain: Technology Revolutionizing Business Practices
September 12, 2017

Sebastian de Meel, PWC

Artificial Intelligence: Transforming Transportation Management Systems (TMS)
September 12, 2017

Tim Minnich, Princeton TMX

Mobile Technology Security Concerns
September 12, 2017

Jeff Champa, Omnitracs

Fuel of the Future: Is Diesel Dying?
September 12, 2017

Aaron Johnson, Kinetrex

Omni-Channel: Convergence of E-commerce, Brick and Mortar, and Warehousing
September 12, 2017

Kapil Nagpal, Nagarro
3D Printing/Manufacturing: Niche Player or Market Leader?
September 12, 2017

Mark Avsec, Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan, & Aronoff

Telematics: "OnStar" for Railcars
September 12, 2017

Dan Maraini, Amsted

Optimizing Publicly Available Data to Formulate Decisions
September 12, 2017

Avery Vise, TransAdvise

Productivity Optimization: Changing Transportation Practices
September 12, 2017

Tom Sanderson, Transplace

Advancements in Technology:
Changing How We View the Economy

September 12, 2017

Bill Witte, FTR
Conference Kickoff: Maximizing Your Conference Experience
September 12, 2017

Jonathan Starks, Chief Operating Officer, FTR
Larry Gross, Intermodal and Rail Expert, FTR

Whether you are a first time or returning attendee, you are looking to make the most of your time. Meet several of the FTR Experts who will be leading the charge and let us give you insight into how the depth and breadth of knowledge presented at the conference can help you and your organization. Unsure of what sessions to attend? We will give you the lowdown of what we will be focusing on in each content channel to help you schedule those sessions that will give you maximum benefit.
Media Session
September 12, 2017

Eric Starks, CEO and Chairman, FTR
Jonathan Starks, Chief Operating Officer, FTR
Larry Gross, Intermodal and Rail Expert, FTR

Media Only - With the breadth and depth of topics covered during the full conference, this session is designed to provide a road map of how to most effictively cover content from the conference for one's specific readership. This is an excellent opportunity for media members to make initial contact with the FTR industry experts and find additional resources.