EVANSVILLE, (Ind.) - Admired public administrator and former Secretary of Transportation, Elizabeth Dole, spoke to an audience of 560 on April 30 at Atlas Van Lines' 32nd Annual Forum on Moving. Mrs. Dole's speech, titled "An America We Can Be," delivered an up-to-date discussion identifying the information that is most important in America today, and how to best use that information.
This year's two-day Forum, held at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare in Chicago, featured employee relocation administrators and moving professionals from leading corporations such as American Airlines, Fujitsu Network Communications, Ernst & Young, FMC, Avnet, Fluor Daniel, Hyatt Hotels and GTE. The event presented panel discussions, workshops and information on pertinent issues that make an impact on the dynamics of relocation today - including budget constraints, employee transfers, and future relocation trends.
The lineup of keynote speakers for the Forum included Dr. Jack Llewellyn, noted author and sports psychologist for the Atlanta Braves, and Jack Majors, chairman of the Employee Relocation Council. Llewellyn presented his views on "Winning Performance and Teamwork;" Major looked at the future of the relocation industry.
Now in its 32nd year, the Atlas Forum on Moving was the first event of its kind in the relocation industry. Past Atlas Forums have featured such noted speakers as Gerald Ford, Henry Kissinger, Jean Kirkpatrick, Ronald Reagan, and Sam Donaldson.
With its world headquarters in Evansville, Indiana, Atlas Van Lines is a major transporter of household goods and special products through some 600 agents across the U.S. and Canada, and more than 800 worldwide.