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ATA Fine-tunes Trucking Schedule for October’s MCE

August 30, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News
ATA Fine-tunes Trucking Schedule for October’s MCE in Las Vegas

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) is offering a series of additions to the lineup for the annual Management Conference & Exhibition (MCE), to be held Oct. 1-4 in Las Vegas.

“We know ATA’s members are leaders in this industry,” said ATA President and CEO Chris Spear. “MCE is the perfect place — not just to demonstrate that leadership — but to learn from fellow industry leaders about the new and exciting directions trucking and our association are headed.”

The featured speakers at this year’s event:

  • John Bozella, president and CEO of the Association of Global Automakers
  • Diane Swonk, founder of DS Economics
  • Former White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card
  • Kent Lindner, senior vice president and COO of consumer risk analytics at Bank of America
  • FMCSA Administrator Scott Darling.

In addition, attendees will have the opportunity to get a political update from respected pollsters Peter Hart and Neil Newhouse, as well as hear from leaders in the field of automated vehicles during a Transport Topics-led panel. The discussion will feature Josh Switkes, president and CEO of Peloton Technologies Inc.; Sean Waters, director of compliance and regulatory affairs of Daimler Trucks North America; Michael Roeth, executive director of the North American Council for Freight Efficiency and Jude Hurin, administrator of the management services and programs division at the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles.

“MCE annually features one of the most impressive programs of any major trucking event and this year is no different,” said ATA Chairman Pat Thomas, senior vice president of state government affairs for UPS Inc. “I would encourage anyone in our industry — member or not — who is serious about the future of trucking to join us this year in Las Vegas.”

To see a full schedule of events, speakers and educational sessions, visit