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Name: 85th Annual Convention
Date: August 23, 2017 - August 24, 2017
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:


OTA's 
85th Annual Convention is held early Fall to gather members for networking one on one with senior level executives and owner-operators, to share ideas and develop new strategies for the future. Participants stay informed on industry news and gain skills to implement in their companies.  


 

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With over 125 in attendance, the convention is composed of a General Session, Breakouts, the Red Vest Banquet, and a Welcome Reception. Overall sponsorship of the convention gives prime marketing opportunities during each of these events.

Speakers bio & event overview:

Overview of The National Academies CSA Reform Efforts, where is CSA going now?

Afternoon Panel Big Data in Trucking & Beyond

Steve Bryan | Vigillo
Electronic Screening: A look ahead Karen Rasmussen ​ | HELP, Inc.
Platooning Steve Boyd ​ | Peloton

Breakout 1:

Highways/Roads & Bridges

Tim Gatz | Oklahoma Turnpike Authority

Secretary Patterson | ODOT

Breakout 2:

Importance with CAB (Central Analysis Bureau)

Farrah Whitaker ​ | INSURICA
Refining a Criminal Records Search Todd Hensley ​ | Driver iQ

ATRI Update Lunch Keynote 

Afternoon Panel Truck Parking Issues

Rebecca Brewster | ATRI
OTA PAC Report

Dan Furth ​ | NTTC

Dean Kaplan | ATA PAC Chair

Red Vest Keynote Speaker Kevin Burch | ATA
Event Sponsors:
  • Bruckner Truck Sales Inc.-OKC
  • Premier Truck Group - Oklahoma City
  • MHC Kenworth - Oklahoma City
  • Melton Truck Lines, Inc.
  • Rush Truck Centers - Oklahoma City
  • T&W Tire
  • UPS Public Affairs Vice President
  • FedEx Government Affairs
  • HELP, Inc.
  • Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores, Inc.
  • Southwest Trailers & Equipment LLC
  • Drivers Legal Plan
  • Glass Operating Group
  • Great Dane Trailers
  • Groendyke Transport, Inc.
  • Complete Energy Services, Inc.
  • Christner, John, Trucking, Inc.
  • INSURICA
  • Miller Truck Lines, LLC
  • Peloton Technology
  • Vertical Alliance Group
  • Wells Fargo Equipment Finance, Inc.
  • Drivewyze Inc.
  • Amerisafe
  • Pilot Flying J
  • United Petroleum Transports
Location:

Hyatt Regency Tulsa
100 E 2nd Street
Tulsa, OK 74103



Room Rate: $109/night*
*Group rate ends: August 1
Click to reserve your room online

Or call 888-591-1234 or (918) 582-9000 to reserve your room with our block rate

Date/Time Information:

Click for our final agenda ​ ​(rooms subject to change locations)

Wednesday, August 23

3:00 - 5:30 PM

Registration

3:00 - 4:00 PM

Board
Orientation

4:00 - 5:30 PM OTA Board
Meeting

6:00 - 9:00 PM  

Reception

Thursday, August 24

8:30 - 9:30 AM

Registration

8:30 - 9:30 AM

Breakfast

9:30 - 10:15 AM

General Session

10:15 - 10:30 AM AM Break

10:30 - 11:30 AM

General Session
Panel

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM Breakout Sessions

12:15 - 1:30 PM             

Lunch

1:30 - 2:30 PM

Afternoon Panel

2:30 - 4:00 PM

Exhibitor Hall

4:00 - 4:30 PM

Allied Meeting

4:30 - 5:00 PM

OSMC/TMC Meeting

Red Vest Banquet

6:30 - 7:00 PM     Ticket Check-In
7:00 - 10:00 PM     Banquet
Contact Information:
Rebecca (405) 525-9488 x 1
Fees/Admission:

Early Bird Registration through August 4, $325
Registration $350
Click for our sponsorship overview ​ ​

Cancellation on or before August  2 will receive a full refund. After August 2, a $100 fee will be assessed. No refunds will be made beyond August 16.

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