may 6-8, 2019   //  atlanta, ga  //  gicc

Disruption and Digitizaton In Freight Innovation

The hottest freight technology event in the industry, Transparency19 is designed to keep you on the cusp of the latest innovations that are transforming freight today. Meet the decision-makers behind the biggest brands and startups who are trailblazing through high-impact technology and solution development across all industry segments, including shippers, carriers, 3PLs, supply chain management, manufacturing and investors.

Transparency19 will cover innovation and digitization trends across trucking, logistics, supply chain, blockchain, IoT, telematics and data. You’ll hear from expert speakers, watch live product demos from emerging and leading freight technology companies, and network with hundreds of your industry peers in a revolutionary format.

Join us in Atlanta for this highly immersive and power-packed event to learn how your business can evolve to stay on the leading edge of innovation.

live event replays

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Opening Remarks

5/6/19 8:00 am

Keynote WavesSide Chat: Gary Vaynerchuk

5/6/19 8:30 am

Craig Fuller
Founder and CEO
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio
Gary Vaynerchuk
Chairman
VaynerX
Speaker Bio

PowerTalk: Quantum Leap Into the Future of Freight

5/6/19 9:40 am

CEO M&A Panel

5/6/19 9:50 am

Renee Krug
CEO
GlobalTranz
Speaker Bio
Mark Yeager
Redwood Logistics
CEO
Speaker Bio
Doug Waggoner
Chief Executive Officer
Echo Global Logistics
Speaker Bio
John Larkin
Operating Partner
Clarendon Capital
Speaker Bio

PowerTalk: Building the Marketplace Economy

5/6/19 1:20 pm

AV on the Level

5/6/19 1:40 pm

Anthony Levandowski
CEO and Co-Founder
Pronto
Speaker Bio
John Kingston
Executive Editor and Oil Market Expert
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio

Trucking Freight Futures

5/6/19 3:50 pm

Patrick Draut
Founder, Senior Vice President of Business Intelligence
K&L Freight Management
Speaker Bio
Danny Gomez
Managing Director of Financial & Emerging Markets
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio

Keynote WavesSide Chat: Andrew Clarke

5/6/19 4:20 pm

Andrew Clarke
Chief Financial Officer
C.H. Robinson
Speaker Bio
George Abernathy
President
Emerge
Speaker Bio

PowerTalk: Megatrends Driving Digitization of the Commercial Vehicle Industry

5/6/19 4:50 pm

The Female Factor: How can it help reshape the industry?

5/6/19 5:10 pm

Allison Robinson
CEO
The Mom Project
Speaker Bio
Ellen Voie
President & CEO
Women in Trucking Association
Speaker Bio
Blythe Brumleve
Founder/Host
Digital Dispatch
Speaker Bio
Lisa McGinty
CMO
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio

Keynote: Brad Stone

5/7/19 9:55 am

Brad Stone
Author
"The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon”
Speaker Bio

Keynote WavesSide Chat: Disruption and Innovation—Not Just for Startups With Shelley Simpson

5/7/19 11:40 am

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

PowerTalk: Getting Below Zero on Sustainability

5/7/19 2:00 pm

Elizabeth Fretheim
Head of Business Development
Nikola Motor Company
Speaker Bio

High-Growth CEO Panel

5/7/19 2:30 pm

Drew McElroy
Co-Founder & Chairman
Transfix
Speaker Bio
Lidia Yan
CEO
NEXT Trucking
Speaker Bio
Brad Hollister
CEO
SwanLeap
Speaker Bio
JT Engstrom
Chief Strategy Officer
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio

PowerTalk: Building the Future of Freight: What's Coming Soon and What's Cloudy

5/7/19 3:30 pm

The New South With Michael Randle

5/7/19 3:55 pm

PowerTalk: Data Convergence and Safety Considerations

5/7/19 4:15 pm

Keynote: David Rowan

5/8/19 8:15 am

David Rowan
Editor-at-Large and Founding Editor-in-Chief
WIRED UK
Speaker Bio

SectorTalk: Intermodal and Maritime Freight Matching

5/8/19 9:00 am

Martin Lew
Founder and CEO
Commtrex
Speaker Bio
Matthew Tillman
Founder and CEO
Haven
Speaker Bio
Graham Parker
CEO
Kontainers
Speaker Bio
Dean Croke
Chief Insights Officer
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio

SectorTalk: IMO2020

5/8/19 9:30 am

Scott Susich
Director, Data Analytics and Advisory Services
DTN
Speaker Bio
John Kingston
Executive Editor and Oil Market Expert
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio

Multi-Modal CNBC-Style Panel

5/8/19 10:00 am

Henry Byers
Market Expert - International Freight Forwarding & Maritime
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio

SectorTalk: Investing/VC

5/8/19 11:10 am

Thiago Olsen
Managing Director
Engage
Speaker Bio
Brian Yormak
Partner
Story Ventures
Speaker Bio
James Kuklinski
Growth Investor
Spark Capital
Speaker Bio

SectorTalk: Disaster Relief Logistics

5/8/19 11:40 am

Kathy Fulton
Executive Director
American Logistics Aid Network
Speaker Bio

SectorTalk: Hope is Not a Strategy. Data Benchmarking to Improve Profitability

5/8/19 12:10 pm

Chris Henry
Program Manager, TCA Profitability Program (TPP)
Truckload Carriers Association
Speaker Bio
David Roush
President
KSM Transport Advisors
Speaker Bio
Cathy Morrow Roberson
Founder and Head Analyst
Logistics Trends & Insights
Speaker Bio
Benjamin Gordon
CEO and Managing Partner
BGSA and Cambridge Capital
Speaker Bio

SectorTalk: Consumer Tech Trends Impacting Transportation

5/8/19 1:20 pm

Matt McLelland
VP of Sustainability and Innovation
Covenant Transportation
Speaker Bio
Randy Mullett
Founder
Mullett Strategies
Speaker Bio
JP Hampstead
Director, Passport Research
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio

The Great Debate: Is the Sky Falling?

5/8/19 1:40 pm

Zach Strickland
Director of Freight Market Intelligence
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio

SectorTalk: The Bull, The Bear and The Other Guy

5/8/19 2:00 pm

John Larkin
Operating Partner
Clarendon Capital
Speaker Bio
Donald Broughton
Founder
Broughton Capital
Speaker Bio
Thom Albrecht
CFO and CRO
Reliance Partners
Speaker Bio
George Abernathy
President
Emerge
Speaker Bio

SectorTalk: Impact of Emerging Technology on Freight Visibility

5/8/19 3:00 pm

Trent Broberg
General Manager and Vice President of Customer Success
Truckstop.com
Speaker Bio
Grant Crawford
President
Emerge
Speaker Bio
Kim Larsen
Vice President of Data Science
KeepTruckin
Speaker Bio
Dean Croke
Chief Insights Officer
FreightWaves
Speaker Bio

SectorTalk: Headwinds Created by FreightTech

5/8/19 3:30 pm

Ryan Rogers
Chief Transformation Officer
Covenant
Speaker Bio
Charley Dehoney
President
Fitzmark Omaha
Speaker Bio

SectorTalk: Digital Brokers – Who is Winning?

5/8/19 4:00 pm

Geoff Kelley
President
Nolan Transportation Group
Speaker Bio
Shawn Graves
Vice President of Transportation–Integrated Capacity Solutions
J.B. Hunt 360
Speaker Bio
Sarah Ruffcorn
President
Trinity Logistics
Speaker Bio
George Abernathy
President
Emerge
Speaker Bio

SPEAKERS

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