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November 14, 2018 // Grapevine, TX // Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center

The BiTA Fall Symposium, a members-only event, will take place on November 14 at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas. Attendance is free for company-level BiTA members and available to individual BiTA members at a ticket price of $1,000. Space is limited to 350 attendees, so reserve your spot now!

The BiTA Fall Symposium will immediately follow MarketWaves18, a fully immersive conference featuring fast-paced demos, powerful keynotes and insightful break outs centered on the economics of the freight markets for 2019 and beyond.

Limited hotel discounts are now available! BiTA Symposium registrants can take advantage of conference hotel discounts throughout the dates of the Symposium and MarketWaves18.


Agenda

7:00 AM // Breakfast

8:00 AM // Opening Session – BiTAS Technical Committee & Working Group Updates

  • Data Formats

  • Interoperability

  • Finance & Technical Compliance

9:00 AM // BiTA Member Engagement Overview

9:15 AM // BiTA Think Tank Reports & Commercial Outcomes

  • Driver Marketplace

10:20 AM // Coffee Break

10:35 AM // BiTA Think Tank Reports & Commercial Outcomes

  • Operations & Asset Utilization

  • Supply Chain

  • Risk Management

  • Finance & Business Administration

12:30 PM // Lunch

1:30 PM // BiTA Talk – Blockchain Pilot to Revolutionize the Pre-Owned Automobile Market

  • Highlights of the way one company aims to deliver more than simply cars by leveraging blockchain to establish provenance, repair history, parts authenticity and total cost of ownership.

2:00 PM // BiTA Talk – Blockchain Realities for Field Transportation in Oil and Gas

  • What opportunities and threats are presented by the convergence of emerging technologies around IIoTs and blockchain for transportation?

  • What does it take to engage as a leader in the adoption of such promising capabilities?

  • How can one prepare a company to be a ‘fast follower’? What does the transition look like?

  • What are the risks of being competitively squeezed or locked out by the network effects of these technologies?

2:20 PM // Coffee Break

2:30 PM // BiTA International Update

3:05 PM // BiTA Acceleration Program/Freight.Tech

3:25 PM // BiTA Alliance Update

3:40 PM // Closing Remarks