ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations announced a series of additions to the lineup for the annual Management Conference & Exhibition, to be held October 1-4 in Las Vegas.
"We know ATA's members are leaders in this industry," said ATA President and CEO Chris Spear. "MCE is the perfect place, not just to demonstrate that leadership, but to learn from fellow industry leaders about the new and exciting directions trucking and our association are headed."
The featured speakers at this year's event:
- John Bozella, president and CEO of the Association of Global Automakers;
- Diane Swonk, founder of DS Economics;
- Former White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card;
- Kent Lindner, senior vice president and COO of consumer risk analytics at Bank of America and
- FMCSA Administrator Scott Darling.
In addition, attendees will have the opportunity to get a political update from respected pollsters Peter Hart and Neil Newhouse, as well as hear from leaders in the field of automated vehicles during a Transport Topics-led panel featuring Josh Switkes, president and CEO of Peloton Technologies Inc.; Sean Waters, director of compliance and regulatory affairs of Daimler Trucks North America; Michael Roeth, executive director of the North American Council for Freight Efficiency and Jude Hurin, administrator of the management services and programs division at the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles.
"MCE annually features one of the most impressive programs of any major trucking event and this year is no different," said ATA Chairman Pat Thomas, senior vice president of state government affairs for UPS Inc. "I would encourage anyone in our industry – member or not – who is serious about the future of trucking to join us this year in Las Vegas."
American Trucking Associations is the largest national trade association for the trucking industry. Through a federation of 50 affiliated state trucking associations and industry-related conferences and councils, ATA is the voice of the industry America depends on most to move our nation's freight. Follow ATA on Twitter or on Facebook. Trucking Moves America Forward
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