TAKING LOGISTICS TO THE NEXT LEVEL

MAY 9-10, 2022 • ROGERS CONVENTION CENTER • IN-PERSON EVENT

FreightWaves is shaking up the industry once again with an all new freight experience. We’re bringing together the greatest minds in the transportation, logistics and supply chain industries to share insights, predict future trends and showcase emerging technology at The Future of Supply Chain.

This premiere event will include exclusive VIP experiences, rapid-fire demos, interactive sponsor kiosks and engaging discussions about the key factors impacting the supply chain. Join us on May 9-10, 2022, at the Rogers Convention Center in Northwest Arkansas to learn first-hand how companies are digitally transforming the management of their supply chains, and explore the latest technology, newest applications, trends in education and continuing evolution of the overall supply chain.

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Click on each session for more information; all times shown in CST.

Day 1

Breakfast - brought to you by Evans Network

5/9/22 7:00 am

Day 1

General Session Stage

Welcome

5/9/22 8:00 am

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Craig Fuller
Founder and CEO
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio
Kaylee Nix
Reporter
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio
Sydney Edwards
Cold Chain Communities Writer
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio

Day 1

General Session Stage

Keynote: Governor Asa Hutchinson

5/9/22 8:15 am

Day 1

General Session Stage

Fireside Chat: Emerge

5/9/22 8:45 am

Day 1

FWTV Stage

FreightWaves NOW

5/9/22 9:00 am

Kaylee Nix
Reporter
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio
Anthony Smith
Chief Economist
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio
Tracy Black
Partner
NewRoad Capital Partners
Speaker Bio
Michael Newcity
SVP & Chief Innovation Officer
ArcBest
Speaker Bio
Krishna Vattipalli
Founder & CEO
Imaginnovate
Speaker Bio
Jordan Howard
Senior Director of Sales
ConverSight
Speaker Bio

Day 1

General Session Stage

Keynote: Billy Beane

5/9/22 9:05 am

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Billy Beane
EVP of Baseball Operations; Subject of Moneyball
Oakland A's
Speaker Bio
Craig Fuller
Founder and CEO
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio

Day 1

General Session Stage

FreightWaves SONAR Announcement

5/9/22 9:40 am

Travis Rhyan
Chief Product Officer
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio
Zach Strickland
Director of Freight Market Intelligence
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio
Danny Gomez
Managing Director of Financial & Emerging Markets
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio
Nick Chastain
Director of Product
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio

Day 1

General Session Stage

Industry Keynote: Shelley Simpson

5/9/22 10:00 am

Shelley Simpson
Chief Commercial Officer and Executive Vice President of People and Human Resources
J.B. Hunt
Speaker Bio

Day 1

FWTV Stage

Fireside Chat: Echo

5/9/22 10:15 am

Zach Jecklin
Chief Information Officer
Echo
Speaker Bio
Anthony Smith
Chief Economist
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio

Day 1

FWTV Stage

Fireside Chat: Lean Solutions Group

5/9/22 10:35 am

Robert Cadena
CEO and Co-founder
Lean Solutions Group
Speaker Bio
Kevin Hill
Executive Publisher
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio

Day 1

General Session Stage

Fireside Chat: Truckstop.com

5/9/22 10:50 am

Craig Fuller
Founder and CEO
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio
Brent Hutto
Chief Relationship Officer
Truckstop.com
Speaker Bio

Day 1

Emerge CEO Roundtable by Invitation

5/9/22 11:00 am

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Day 1

FWTV Stage

Fireside Chat: Gatik

5/9/22 11:00 am

Arjun Narang
Co-Founder & CTO
Gatik
Speaker Bio
Grace Sharkey
Staff Writer
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio
Gautam Narang
CEO & Co-Founder
Gatik
Speaker Bio

Day 1

General Session Stage

Rapid-Fire Demos: Block 1

5/9/22 11:05 am

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  • Axle Payments
  • Drivewyze
  • Full Circle TMS
  • J.B. Hunt 360
  • Emerge
  • Fleet Enable
  • Parade
  • Platform Science
  • SkyBitz

Day 1

FWTV Stage

WHAT THE TRUCK?!?

5/9/22 11:45 am

Tim Dooner
Host of WHAT THE TRUCK?!?
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio
Michael Vincent
Freightcaster
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio
Eric Rempel
Chief Innovation Officer
Redwood
Speaker Bio
Brad Franko
North American Business Development Manager — Data Science & AI Solutions
HP
Speaker Bio
Kevin Clonch
Group Director of Customer Logistics
Ryder System, Inc.
Speaker Bio
Walter Grigg
Product Strategy Director
Torc Robotics
Speaker Bio
Ashley Savage
National Sales Manager
COOP by Ryder
Speaker Bio

Day 1

General Session Stage

Fireside Chat: Unilever

5/9/22 12:20 pm

Matt Waller
Dean, Sam M. Walton College of Business
University of Arkansas
Speaker Bio
Dennis Hammen
Head of Global Supply Chain, Health and Wellbeing
Unilever
Speaker Bio

Day 1

General Session Stage

Fireside Chat: Next-Level Supply Chain Digitization & Collaboration

5/9/22 12:35 pm

Join Daniel Pickett, Chief Technology Officer at FreightWaves, and EJ Smith, Group Director of RyderShare, as they discuss the acceleration of the digitization in the supply chain. Digitization is happening throughout the logistics and transportation industry but at different rates. While at the same time there is an ongoing, deep need for all parties of the supply chain to work together to benefit the end customer. How can technology and innovation help further the progress while finding efficiencies and higher levels of productivity and customer satisfaction? Tune in to this session.

Daniel Pickett
Chief Technology Officer
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio
EJ Smith
Group Director, RyderShare
Ryder
Speaker Bio

Day 1

General Session Stage

Fireside Chat: Prologis

5/9/22 12:55 pm

Will O'Donnell
Managing Partner
Prologis Ventures
Speaker Bio
Craig Fuller
Founder and CEO
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio

Day 1

FWTV Stage

Fireside Chat: ShipHero

5/9/22 1:00 pm

Aaron Rubin
CEO & Founder
ShipHero
Speaker Bio
JP Hampstead
Director, Passport Research
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio

Day 1

Lunch - brought to you by Torc

5/9/22 1:10 pm

Day 1

General Session Stage

Market Update

5/9/22 1:50 pm

Day 1

General Session Stage

Fireside Chat: Enabling Supply Chain Agility through Digital Capabilities

5/9/22 2:05 pm

Ildefonso Silva
EVP, Business Services
Tyson Foods
Speaker Bio
Matt Waller
Dean, Sam M. Walton College of Business
University of Arkansas
Speaker Bio

Day 1

FWTV Stage

Put That Coffee Down

5/9/22 2:15 pm

Kevin Hill
Executive Publisher
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio
Kary Jablonski
President & CEO
Trucker Tools
Speaker Bio
Mustafa Azizi
Co-Founder and CEO
ZUUM
Speaker Bio

Day 1

General Session Stage

Rapid-Fire Demos: Block 2

5/9/22 2:25 pm

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  • Redwood
  • Here Technologies
  • Truckstop.com
  • Lean Solutions Group
  • Blue Yonder
  • TransForce
  • Ryder
  • WeatherOptics

Day 1

FWTV Stage

MadGaines

5/9/22 3:00 pm

Cassandra Gaines
Host
MadGaines
Speaker Bio
James Reed
President, CEO, and Director
USA Truck
Speaker Bio

Day 1

General Session Stage

Fireside Chat: Nestle & University of Arkansas

5/9/22 3:40 pm

Greg Kessman
Senior Director, Supply Chain
Nestlé
Speaker Bio
Matt Waller
Dean, Sam M. Walton College of Business
University of Arkansas
Speaker Bio

Day 1

FWTV Stage

Fireside Chat: TriumphPay

5/9/22 3:45 pm

Melissa Forman
President
TriumphPay
Speaker Bio
Travis Rhyan
Chief Product Officer
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio

Day 1

FWTV Stage

Fireside Chat: Turvo

5/9/22 4:05 pm

Ron Richardson
Chief Revenue Officer
Turvo
Speaker Bio
Anthony Smith
Chief Economist
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio

Day 1

General Session Stage

Fireside Chat: Houlihan Lokey

5/9/22 4:15 pm

Shane Kaiser
Director
Houlihan Lokey
Speaker Bio
Craig Fuller
Founder and CEO
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio

Day 1

FWTV Stage

Fireside Chat: Trax Technologies

5/9/22 4:25 pm

Chris Cassidy
EVP of Global Sales & Strategic Partnerships
Trax
Speaker Bio
Mary O'Connell
Freight Broker/3PL Expert
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio

Day 1

General Session Stage

Fireside Chat: Challenges in Today's Freight Market

5/9/22 4:35 pm

Dan Lewis
CEO & Co-Founder
Convoy
Speaker Bio
Craig Fuller
Founder and CEO
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio

Day 1

General Session Stage

Fireside Chat: Amazon Freight

5/9/22 4:50 pm

Day 1

FWTV Stage

Check Call

5/9/22 5:00 pm

Mary O'Connell
Freight Broker/3PL Expert
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio
Dan Martin
Chief Executive Officer
Xpress Global Systems, LLC
Speaker Bio

Day 1

General Session Stage

Fireside Chat: Wayfair

5/9/22 5:10 pm

Jack Echeverria
Senior Manager Global Logistics
Wayfair
Speaker Bio
Rachel Premack
Editorial Director
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio

Day 1

General Session Stage

Fireside Chat: ArcBest

5/9/22 5:25 pm

Dennis Anderson
Chief Customer Officer
ArcBest
Speaker Bio
Zach Strickland
Director of Freight Market Intelligence
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio

Day 1

General Session Stage

Fireside Chat: Forecasting Demand and Moving Product During Covid-19

5/9/22 5:40 pm

George Brehovsky
Director, Supply Chain
CHEP
Speaker Bio
Rachel Premack
Editorial Director
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio

Day 1

FWTV Stage

Fireside Chat: BasicBlock

5/9/22 5:45 pm

Taylor Monks
CEO
BasicBlock
Speaker Bio
JP Hampstead
Director, Passport Research
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio

Day 1

General Session Stage

Closing Remarks

5/9/22 5:55 pm

Day 1

FWTV Stage

Fireside Chat: Transcard x Mastercard

5/9/22 6:15 pm

Mark Brousseau
Product Marketing Consultant
Transcard
Speaker Bio
Paulo Fernandes
VP of Strategic Partnerships
Mastercard Worldwide
Speaker Bio

Day 1

FWTV Stage

Fireside Chat: Transfix

5/9/22 6:40 pm

Jonathan Salama
Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer
Transfix
Speaker Bio
Kevin Hill
Executive Publisher
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio

Day 1

Pinnacle Ballroom

J.B. Hunt 360º Party

5/9/22 7:00 pm

Day 1

FWTV Stage

Fireside Chat: project44

5/9/22 7:00 pm

Eric Fullerton
Sr. Director, Marketing
project44
Speaker Bio
Grace Sharkey
Staff Writer
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio

Day 2

General Session Stage

Keynote: Geopolitical impacts on global supply chains

5/10/22 8:00 am

Jonathan Hoffman
Former Chief Spokesman
Pentagon
Speaker Bio
Craig Fuller
Founder and CEO
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio

Day 2

General Session Stage

Fireside Chat: Future Supply Chains Need to be Flexible

5/10/22 8:35 am

Matt Waller
Dean, Sam M. Walton College of Business
University of Arkansas
Speaker Bio
J.K. Symancyk
President and Chief Executive Officer
Petsmart
Speaker Bio

Day 2

General Session Stage

Rapid-Fire Demos: Block 1

5/10/22 8:50 am

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  • Transcard
  • Transfix
  • Zuum
  • TruckerTools
  • HaulPay by ComFreight
  • Turvo
  • Revenova
  • Hubtek
  • TruckerPath

Day 2

FWTV Stage

FreightWaves NOW

5/10/22 9:00 am

Kaylee Nix
Reporter
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio
Anthony Smith
Chief Economist
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio
Jared Hall
Product Owner
Ryder
Speaker Bio
Jake Papa
SVP of Enterprise
Emerge
Speaker Bio
Melissa Forman
President
TriumphPay
Speaker Bio
Larry Klein
Vice President, Logistics
Bringg
Speaker Bio

Day 2

FWTV Stage

Fireside Chat: Convoy

5/10/22 10:15 am

Dan Lewis
CEO & Co-Founder
Convoy
Speaker Bio
George Brehovsky
Director, Supply Chain
CHEP
Speaker Bio

Day 2

General Session Stage

Shipper of Choice Awards in Partnership with TriumphPay

5/10/22 10:35 am

Tim Dooner
Host of WHAT THE TRUCK?!?
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio
Melissa Forman
President
TriumphPay
Speaker Bio

Day 2

FWTV Stage

Fireside Chat: Primo

5/10/22 10:35 am

Justin Hall
CEO
Primo
Speaker Bio
Anthony Smith
Chief Economist
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio

Day 2

General Session Stage

Fireside Chat: Northwest Arkansas: Creating The Silicon Valley of Transportation and Logistics

5/10/22 10:50 am

Join Steuart Walton and Cyrus Sigari to hear how Northwest Arkansas is becoming the Silicon Valley of Transportation and Logistics and one of the most desirable places in America to live and work.

Cyrus Sigari
Co-Founder and Managing Partner
UP.Partners
Speaker Bio
Steuart L. Walton
Co-Founder; Founder and Chairman; Board of Directors
Runway Group; Game Composite; Walmart
Speaker Bio

Day 2

FWTV Stage

WHAT THE TRUCK?!?

5/10/22 11:00 am

Tim Dooner
Host of WHAT THE TRUCK?!?
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio
Michael Vincent
Freightcaster
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio
Sam Lurye
Founder & CEO
Kargo
Speaker Bio
Siamak Azmoudeh
VP PLM and Business Development
Skybitz
Speaker Bio
Jason Traff, CFA
President, Cofounder
Shipwell
Speaker Bio
Justin Hall
CEO
Primo
Speaker Bio
Tom Curee
SVP
Kingsgate Logistics
Speaker Bio

Day 2

General Session Stage

Major SONAR Maritime Product Announcement

5/10/22 11:10 am

Travis Rhyan
Chief Product Officer
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio
Zach Strickland
Director of Freight Market Intelligence
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio
Henry Byers
Market Expert - International Freight Forwarding & Maritime
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio
Nick Chastain
Director of Product
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio

Day 2

General Session Stage

Keynote: Michael Schrage

5/10/22 11:25 am

Michael Schrage
Author of "The Innovator's Hypothesis"
MIT Sloan School Initiative on the Digital Economy
Speaker Bio
Kevin Hill
Executive Publisher
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio

Day 2

General Session Stage

Industry Keynote: Gatik

5/10/22 12:00 pm

Day 2

General Session Stage

Rapid-Fire Demos: Block 2

5/10/22 12:10 pm

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  • RPA Labs
  • Cargo Chief
  • OneRail
  • QuickLoadz
  • Wise Systems
  • Opendock, powered by Loadsmart

Day 2

FWTV Stage

Fuller Speed Ahead: AIT

5/10/22 12:15 pm

Craig Fuller
Founder and CEO
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio
Vaughn Moore
President and CEO
AIT Worldwide Logistics
Speaker Bio

Day 2

FWTV Stage

Fireside Chat: Vizion

5/10/22 1:00 pm

David Hall
Managing Partner
Revolution
Speaker Bio
Tyler Hughes
Founder & CTO
Vizion
Speaker Bio

Day 2

Lunch - Brought to you by TORC

5/10/22 1:10 pm

Day 2

General Session Stage

Market Update

5/10/22 1:45 pm

Day 2

General Session Stage

Live Podcast: Odd Lots + FreightWaves

5/10/22 2:00 pm

Tracy Alloway
Co-Host
Bloomberg's Odd Lots
Speaker Bio
Joe Weisenthal
Co-Host
Bloomberg's Odd Lots
Speaker Bio
Matt Pyatt
CEO
Arrive Logistics
Speaker Bio

Day 2

FWTV Stage

Loaded & Rolling

5/10/22 2:30 pm

Thomas Wasson
Enterprise Trucking Carrier Expert
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio
Mark Brousseau
Product Marketing Consultant
Transcard
Speaker Bio
Sunil Sharma
Chief Product and Technology Officer
Cargomatic
Speaker Bio

Day 2

General Session Stage

Fireside Chat: How to leverage the latest innovations in real time pricing for greater network resiliency

5/10/22 3:05 pm

Bill Driegert
Co-Founder and Head of Operations
Uber Freight
Speaker Bio
Kevin Hill
Executive Publisher
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio

Day 2

FWTV Stage

Fireside Chat: Construct Capital

5/10/22 3:15 pm

Caroline Duffy
Investor
Construct Capital
Speaker Bio
JP Hampstead
Director, Passport Research
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio

Day 2

General Session Stage

Fireside Chat: Cambridge Capital

5/10/22 3:20 pm

Benjamin Gordon
CEO and Managing Partner
BGSA and Cambridge Capital
Speaker Bio
Kevin Hill
Executive Publisher
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio

Day 2

General Session Stage

Roundtable Discussion: The Next Chapter for Last Mile

5/10/22 3:40 pm

Ty Findley
Managing Partner
Ironspring Ventures
Speaker Bio
Penny Register-Shaw
Chief Strategy Officer
The FRONTdoor Collective
Speaker Bio
Bill Catania
Founder & CEO
OneRail
Speaker Bio

Day 2

FWTV Stage

Great Quarter, Gals

5/10/22 3:40 pm

Grace Sharkey
Staff Writer
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio
Kaylee Nix
Reporter
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio
Shelley Simpson
Chief Commercial Officer and Executive Vice President of People and Human Resources
J.B. Hunt
Speaker Bio
Tom Curee
SVP
Kingsgate Logistics
Speaker Bio

Day 2

General Session Stage

Rapid-Fire Demos: Block 3

5/10/22 4:05 pm

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  • ThroughPut.ai
  • Veryable Ops
  • Book Your Cargo
  • Transporeon
  • LinkeDrive

Day 2

FWTV Stage

Cyberly

5/10/22 4:10 pm

Blythe Brumleve
Founder/Host
Digital Dispatch
Speaker Bio
Craig Fuller
Founder and CEO
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio

Day 2

General Session Stage

Fireside Chat: Shipwell

5/10/22 4:40 pm

Greg Price
CEO, Cofounder
Shipwell
Speaker Bio
Rachel Premack
Editorial Director
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio

Day 2

FWTV Stage

Freightonomics

5/10/22 4:40 pm

Zach Strickland
Director of Freight Market Intelligence
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio
Anthony Smith
Chief Economist
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio

Day 2

General Session Stage

WavesTalk: How the military handles supply chain and logistics crunches

5/10/22 5:00 pm

Day 2

FWTV Stage

#withSONAR

5/10/22 5:10 pm

Luke Falasca
SONAR Account Executive
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio
Tony Mulvey
Analyst
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio

Day 2

General Session Stage

Closing Remarks

5/10/22 5:15 pm

Day 2

Happy Hour brought to you by Tomorrow.io

5/10/22 5:30 pm

SPEAKERS

Lodging + travel

The Future of Supply Chain will be held on May 9-10, 2022 at the Rogers Convention Center in Northwest Arkansas. For attendees making travel arrangements, the tentative daily schedule is 8am to 5pm CST. You will find room blocks available the the following locations:

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