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A Unique Event With A Critical Mission

Join transportation, logistics, and supply chain peers on November 12-13 at the 2020 Accelerate! Virtual Conference & Expo, sponsored by the Women in Trucking Association. All attendees are stakeholders in the transportation industry, but with a keen interest in how gender diversity can have a positive strategic impact on their career and their company's success.

After monitoring the recent escalation of COVID-19 cases nationwide, it has been determined that focusing on a comprehensive virtual event is the best path forward for the association and our attendees. Read more.

KNOWLEDGE

40+ Educational Sessions on critical transportation issues and trends, along with perspectives of women in the industry.

TRACKS

Five Educational Areas of Focus to ensure you receive relevant information that can be invaluable to your career: Leadership, Professional Development, HR/ Talent Management, Operations, and Sales & Marketing.

NETWORKING

Expand Your Network through unique, peer-to-peer interactive virtual roundtable discussion groups among professionals with whom you share common interests.

SOLUTIONS

Find Solutions and Build Business through a robust virtual expo featuring valuable products and services.

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    Who Will Attend?

    Anyone who believes the gender balance should be changed in the industry should attend and participate in the Accelerate! Conference & Expo. Attendees are transportation decision-makers in the roles of Managers, Directors, VPs, and Presidents of company’s ranging from motor carriers and 3PLs to manufacturers, retailers, truck driving schools, financial and insurance providers, and health & fitness services.

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All Times in Central Standard Time

  • THU, NOV 12
  • FRI, NOV 13
09:00 AM - 09:15 AM

Welcome and Introduction

Ellen Voie, President & CEO, Women In Trucking Association & WIT Leaders

09:15 AM - 10:00 AM

Opening Keynote: Elaine Chao, U.S. Secretary of Transportation

"Safety, Infrastructure, Innovation in Transportation"

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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

General Session: Futurenomics - An Economic Snapshot and What to Do Next

Dr. Mary Kelly, internationally reknowned author and speaker

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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

General Session: Awake Leadership - Lead with a Balance of Clarity and Creativity

Hilary Jane Grosskopf, Awake Leadership Solutions

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11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

General Session: Liar Liar Pants on Fire

Traci Brown, Keynote Speaker & Fraud Busting Body Language Expert

12:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Virtual Expo/Truck & Technology Tour

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Breakout Sessions (Block 1)

03:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Breakout Sessions (Block 4)

2020 Top Companies To Work For: Strategies and Best Practices (Panel Discussion)

Recruiting IS Sales: Hire More Drivers by Training Recruiters in Sales

The Future of Transportation: Bridging the Gap Between Drivers, Remote Employees, HQ, Satellite Locations

Onboarding & Recordkeeping Best Practices for Employee Driver & Owner-Operator Fleets

Interactive Roundtable Discussion Groups

04:00 PM - 05:15 PM

Recognition Reception

  • Top Companies for Women to Work For
  • Top Woman-Owned Businesses
  • Top Women to Watch

Sponsored by Redefining the Road magazine

09:00 AM - 09:15 AM

Opening Session

09:15 AM - 10:15 AM

General Session: Becoming a Woman of Influence

Panel of WIT Influential Woman in Trucking Finalists

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10:15 AM - 10:30 AM

WIT Influential Woman Award Announcement

10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

Breakout Sessions (Block 5)

Activate Your Inner Wonder Woman (No Cape Required)

Accelerate Your Career through Continuous Self-Innovation (Panel Discussion)

Elevating the Employee Experience: Strategies for Meaningful Engagement

Making Hiring Personal Again: Understanding What Drivers Really Want

Interactive Roundtable Discussion Groups
11:00 AM - 02:00 PM

Virtual Expo/Truck & Technology Tour

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Breakout Sessions (Block 6)

Trucks, Intermodal and Trains: Turning Competition Into Collaborators

Leading Change and Resistance: Involve Your People at Every Step

Navigating the Landmines of Compliance in Hiring Drivers

Interactive Roundtable Discussion Groups

01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Keynote: Change Redefined - Turning Uncertainty into Competitive Advantage

Meridith Elliott Powell, Master Certified Strategist and Executive Coach

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02:00 PM - 02:30 PM

Highlights and CliffsNotes: 2020 Accelerate! Conference In Review

02:30 PM - 02:35 PM

Virtual Conference Adjourns

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FEATURED VIDEOS

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RadioNemo Presents The Dave Nemo Show

Join Clare Marie and Jimmy Mac as they interview speakers, exhibitors and guests of the Accelerate! Conference & Expo on Nov. 10, 11, 12, 13 from 8-9 central on the Road Dog Trucking Radio Channel 146 Sirius XM.

Broadcast Sponsored by

NASTC

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PLATINUM

Freightliner-logo
Matheson
TNGBrands-logo

DIAMOND

International-Truck-logo
PACCAR
Volvo-Trucks-Logo
FedExFreight_Logo

RUBY

Omnitracs-Logo
Premier-Trailer-Leasing-logo
Trinity-Logistics-Logo
TA Petro_logo
espyr

SAPPHIRE

DW-Story
Stoops-Logo
Odyssey-logo
Ryder_EverBetter
YRCW Companies-ppt

EMERALD

ASURINT
Carriers-Edge-Logo
transition-trucking
JJ-Keller-Logo
openforce-logo
Utility-Logo-1
TruckstopLogo_horizontal
Hudson Insurance Group
BlueParrott-logo