Atlas Forum 2016 – Agenda

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Thursday April 21

  • 7:15 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Breakfast

  • 8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Opening General Session
    Call to order and welcome: Glen Dunkerson, Atlas Chairman & CEO
    Keynote Speaker: Scott Michael - President and CEO of the American Moving & Storage Association, the national trade association representing the nation’s moving and storage companies, and home of the ProMover certification program. AMSA’s 4,000 members provide household goods moving services, specialized transportation for sensitive freight such as computers and trade show exhibits, and warehouse storage services.

  • 8:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Learning Sessions 1 & 2

  • 10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Break

  • 10:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Learning Sessions 3 & 4

  • 11:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. Second General Session & Luncheon
    Call to order and welcome: Jack Griffin, Atlas President & COO
    Keynote Speaker: Lori Greiner - one of the most prolific inventors of retail products, having created over 400 products, and holds 120 U.S. and international patents. She is a star shark on the hit entrepreneurial business show, “Shark Tank” on ABC, where she invests in companies and helps turn dreams into a reality. Lori also has had her own show on QVC-TV, for the past 16 years called “Clever & Unique Creations by Lori Greiner.”

  • 1:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Break

  • 1:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Breakout Roundtable Discussions
    Join in the conversation as we examine a number of relevant topics. Expect to discuss relocation policy trends, including: domestic vs. international relocation polices, alternative assignments, lump sum, reimbursement and cost coverage, spousal assistance and more!

    Please note: the roundtables will be hosted in breakout rooms this year to allow for better conversation and to make it easier to hear one another.

    Various Speakers to host roundtables.
  • 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Dinner & Entertainment - Odyssey Cruise*

  • *Opportunity to disembark around 8:30pm (post-dinner) before ship sets sail.

Friday April 22

  • 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Breakfast and Closing General Session
    Call to order and welcome: Jack Griffin, Atlas President & COO
    Keynote Speaker: Rorke Denver – a Commander that has run every phase of training for the U.S. Navy SEALs and led special-forces missions in the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and other international hot spots. He starred in the hit film Act of Valor, which is based on true SEAL adventures.