2018 Spring Meeting Sponsored by

April 18th – 20th

The Westin Verasa Napa

Wednesday April 18th

  • 4:00PM – 5:00PM Board of Directors Meeting – Barrique Meeting Room
  • 5:00PM – 8:00M Reception, Full Dinner and Open Bar – Fireside Patio
    • If weather is an issue the dinner will be in Amphora A Room

Thursday April 19th  

  • Full Breakfast 7:00AM – 8:00AM – Solera Courtyard – Room Shared A
  • General Session 8:00AM – 12:00PM – Amphora A Meeting Room

8:00AM – 9:00AM

Harold Orsborn, Insight Worldwide

  • Best Practices in Using Proven Online Hiring Assessments that:
    • Increase Employee Retention
    • Avoid Workers’ Compensation Fraud
    • Save Costly Turnover
    • Reduce Workers’ Compensation Claims
    • Maintain a Trustworthy, Productive Workforce

9:15AM – 9:30 AM Break

9:30AM – 10:45AM

Legal, Human Resources, and Compliance Panel Discussion

Panelists: Karen Shier, Vice President of Human Resources Trillium Staffing, Peter Susser, Littler Mendelson P.C., Nancy Delogu, Littler Mendelson P.C.

Moderator:  Kim Castagnetta, Vice President of Sales TransForce

  • Please join us for an interactive panel discussion that will cover pressing legal topics, HR case studies, and compliance challenges that are timely and relevant to driver employers.
    • Overreactions as a Result of #metoo: Male Managers are Increasingly Concerned about Meeting Privately or Travelling or Dining with Female Subordinates, Damaging the Development of Professional Relationships
    • What Do You Do When Homeland Security Shows Up at Your Office for an I-9 Audit? Are You Prepared?
    • Medical Marijuana, Recreational Marijuana and the Ever-Changing Rules for Driver Fitness.
    • Legal and Legislative Updates – Find Out What’s New that Will Affect Your Business.

10:45 – 11:00AM Break

11:00AM – 12:00PM

  1. Sean Garney, Director of Business Development, NIC Federal LLC., Laura Johnson, General Manager, NIC Federal LLC.
  • PSP Program and DOT/FMCSA Regulatory Update

 

Friday April 20th  

  • Continental Breakfast 7:00AM – 8:00AM – Solera Courtyard Room Shared A
  • General Session 8:00AM – 12:00PM – Amphora A Meeting Room

8:00AM – 8:30AM

Business Meeting

8:30AM – 9:30AM

Keynote Speaker: Kevin Walker, Senior Director, Employer Insights, Indeed.com

  • Tasked with uncovering employer insights by pairing platform data with industry trend analysis, Kevin is Indeed’s Lead Evangelist, telling Indeed’s story – on stage at events, during industry-wide webcasts and in conference rooms at the world’s largest companies.
  • Kevin leads the global Employer Insights organization, which is Indeed’s B2B outbound and field marketing teams. The team directly impacts employers’ ability to source critical talent by helping them better understand online search and how to optimize their recruiting practices. They do this through speaking at events, educating customers through webinars and content distribution and connecting prospects with sales teams through marketing/demand generation programs.

9:30AM – 9:45AM Break

9:45AM – 11:30AM

Driver Onboarding, Retention and Marketing Strategies Panel Discussion

Panelists: Jeremy Reymer, Founder and CEO of Driver Reach, Chad Hendricks, Digital Marketing Manager of Brand Outcomes, Max Farrell, CEO of WorkHound.

Moderator:  Kim Castagnetta, Vice President of Sales TransForce

  • Please join us for an interactive panel discussion that begin with an overview of tools, technologies, and strategies that help driver employers improve:
    • Driver Onboarding
    • Retention
    • Driver Utilization
    • Marketing, SEO
    • Driver Communication
    • Social Media Strategies