DATCON22

Wednesday, October 05 2022 8:30 AM - Friday, October 07 2022 5:00 PM [CDT]

1900 University Avenue, Austin, TX, 78750, United States

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DATCON Conference Ticket (Full Price) Partial Approval - $1,395.00

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Note: Fee does not include airfare, lodging, travel fees or transportation. Information about booking your hotel room will be in the confirmation email.

Shipper Summit + DATCON Registration Partial Approval

Sales end on 10/05/2022

Use the special promo code you received via email to claim your seat at the DATCON22 Shipper Summit on Wednesday October 5th. Your Shipper Summit Registration also includes access to all DATCON22 sessions and events. Limit 1 registration included per company. For additional attendees, For additional shipper customer attendees from your company, they'll need to register separately by selecting ticket type “Early Bird” and then use code SHIPPER250 at checkout Note: Fee does not include airfare, lodging, travel fees or transportation. Information about booking your hotel room will be in the confirmation email. For registration questions, email us at events@dat.com or reach out to your DAT account representative.

Personal Guest Registration Partial Approval - $300.00

Sales end on 10/05/2022

You can bring One (1) personal guest per paid registration. Guest registration includes the DATCON Welcome Reception, hosted dinner on Thursday night, and breakfasts at the hotel. Additional conference attendees require a full registration.

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Wednesday, October 05 2022 8:30 AM - Friday, October 07 2022 5:00 PM [CDT]

AT&T Hotel and Conference Center, 1900 University Avenue, Austin, TX, 78750, United States.

 

More than a user conference

DATCON22 is the premier event of the year for transportation and logistics professionals. Join us as we discuss strategies to exceed your customers’ expectations while eliminating your limitations. Plus, get a sneak peek of new products from DAT.

Join us at the AT&T Hotel and Conference Center in Austin, TX, on Oct. 5-7, 2022, for a full line up of workshops (including a special summit for our shipper customers), networking events, and special guests you won’t want to miss.

 

Speakers and sessions

Discover new solutions and revisit proven strategies, from capacity solutions and pricing analytics to growth models and business efficiencies. Get unique perspectives from some of the industry’s brightest minds. We'll soon be sharing our full lineup of experts and special guest speakers that you won’t want to miss, including NFL legend and Emmy Award-winning TV analyst Terry Bradshaw.

Shipper Summit

This year, shippers are invited to our special summit on Wednesday Oct. 5th from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM, with a full day of sessions, roundtable discussions, workshops, industry updates and more. Use your special promo code when registering to claim your seat at the Shipper Summit.

Hands-on product labs

One of the highlights from every DAT user conference is the chance to dive deep into the products. Our experts will be on hand to guide you through unique and powerful features to make sure you’re getting the most out of the products you rely on every day. 

Networking

Meet industry peers and enjoy hosted events such as our always-popular dinner party and welcome reception along with plenty of opportunities to network. 

Don't miss Terry Bradshaw

We’ve invited an array of exciting guest speakers to offer their unique perspectives, including NFL legend and Emmy Award-winning TV analyst Terry Bradshaw. The four-time Super Bowl champion knows a thing or two about what it takes to exceed.

 

DAT Freight and Analytics

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DAT operates the largest truckload freight marketplace in North America. Transportation brokers, carriers, shippers, news organizations and industry analysts rely on DAT for market trends and data insights derived from 500 million freight matches and a database of $137 billion in market transactions.

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Claude Pumilia
President and CEO
DAT

As CEO, Claude is responsible for DAT’s strategy and execution. Under his leadership, the DAT network delivers the largest aggregated source of available truck load capacity in North America and more than 226 million freight load postings annually to over 93,500 carriers, transportation intermediaries and shippers. Claude has 25 years of executive leadership and experience delivering innovation and profitable growth in the technology industry.

https://www.dat.com

About Claude Pumilia

President and CEO
DAT
Nadya Duke Boone
Vice President and Chief Product Officer
DAT

Nadya Duke Boone is Vice President and Chief Product Officer for DAT Freight & Analytics, the largest truckload freight marketplace in North America. She is responsible for defining and building great products for freight carriers, brokers, and shippers, leading the Product Management, Data Science and User Experience Design functions.

https://www.dat.com

About Nadya Duke Boone

Vice President and Chief Product Officer
DAT
Michael Rogers
Futurist-in-Residence of The New York Times

Michael Rogers is a best-selling author, technology pioneer and futurist, who most recently served as futurist-in-residence for The New York Times. He has worked with companies ranging from FedEx, Boeing and NBC Universal to Microsoft, Pfizer and Siemens, focusing on how companies can think about the future in useful ways. He speaks to audiences worldwide and is a regular guest on radio and television.

About Michael Rogers

Futurist-in-Residence of The New York Times
Sarita Benjamin
Sr. Director, Product
DAT

Sarita is responsible for the Freight Management services at DAT. She is an Innovative and results oriented product leader with over 15 years of experience that actively collaborates across the organization creating product strategies, roadmaps and plans focused on supporting the business strategy.

About Sarita Benjamin

Sr. Director, Product
DAT
Dr. Chris Caplice
Chief Scientist, DAT Senior Research Scientist, MIT
DAT

Dr. Chris Caplice serves as Chief Scientist for DAT Freight & Analytics where he leads the development and deployment of shipper facing solutions. Chris concurrently serves as the Executive Director for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Center for Transportation & Logistics where he created and co-directs the MIT FreightLab. Chris has published extensively in academic and business journals on the topic of freight transportation and procurement. He was named the Silver Family Research Fellow and awarded the CSCMP Distinguished Service Award in 2016. Dr. Caplice holds a Ph.D. from MIT in Transportation and Logistics Systems, a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the Virginia Military Institute (VMI).

About Dr. Chris Caplice

Chief Scientist, DAT Senior Research Scientist, MIT
DAT
Ken Adamo
Chief of Analytics
DAT

Ken Adamo serves as Chief of Analytics at DAT Freight & Analytics, where he is responsible for driving new product development, customer engagement, and industry analysis. Prior to joining DAT, Adamo led pricing and decision science teams at FedEx Logistics. During his tenure in the industry he built innovative pricing and forecasting models, leveraging internal and external data sources to improve internal decision-making and increase profitability. Ken has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal and extensively in trade publications as a leading voice on freight market trends. He leads a team of market experts who study every facet of the logistics industry to bring the best available insight to customers. Prior to his career in logistics, Adamo worked in pricing and analytics at a deregulated energy provider. He earned a bachelor's degree in Finance from the University of Akron and lives in Northeast Ohio with his wife and three children.

About Ken Adamo

Chief of Analytics
DAT
Dean Croke
Principal Analyst
DAT

Dean Croke is DAT’s principal industry analyst, bringing 35 years of experience in the fields of data science, supply chain management, risk management and human performance. Prior to joining DAT, Dean was a founder at FleetRisk Advisors (purchased by Qualcomm and now called Omnitracs Analytics), which pioneered the development of reporting and data analytics tools for fleet managers. Dean has held senior leadership roles at FreightWaves, Lancer Insurance and Spireon, where he helped create telematics products for customers in trucking, passenger automotive and insurance. Originally from a family-owned trucking business in Australia, Dean is a CDL holder and an active owner-operator. He owns a 379 Peterbilt show truck known as “The Grumpy Pete”, which even has its own Instagram page.

About Dean Croke

Principal Analyst
DAT
Tom Curee
Executive Vice President
Kingsgate Logistics

Tom Curee is the Executive Vice President at Kingsgate Logistics and serves as Vice-Chairman for the TIA Technology Committee. He has spent over 16 years in the transportation industry, working with both brokerages and carriers. He has a reputation for innovating and bringing unique solutions to the transportation industry.

About Tom Curee

Executive Vice President
Kingsgate Logistics
Inam Iyoob
Director of Data Operations
DAT

Develop Freight Market Intelligence solutions using machine learning and data visualization techniques. Truckload and LTL service procurement strategy, process, execution and evaluation. Supply chain design by identifying the right supply chain strategy based on freight characteristics and business rules. Redesign entails using OR methods for product/customer sourcing, optimal site selection for distribution centers, warehouses, pool points and cross- docks, optimizing freight flows, developing routing guides and mode selection policies, dedicated fleet design and multi stop routing.

About Inam Iyoob

Director of Data Operations
DAT
Nicole Glenn
Founder & CEO
Candor Expedite

Nicole Glenn has logistics in her DNA. She’s held several operational roles where she learned the challenges that shippers and carriers face each day. After successfully moving into sales, she became president of K&L Freight Management and then head of Cherry Logistics Corp. More than twenty years in the transportation industry gave Nicole the expertise to start Candor Expedite in 2017 and it quickly become one of the top transportation companies in the industry, known for hot shot ground, time sensitive shipments and white glove delivery. Nicole was named one of the Top Women-Owned Businesses by Women in Trucking and a 2021 Enterprising Women of the Year Champion. She is also a founder of The Ladies Leadership Coalition, a podcast that profiles successful women in business.

About Nicole Glenn

Founder & CEO
Candor Expedite
Jason Frederick
VP of Operations
Miller Transfer

Jason Frederick – Miller Transfer VP of Operations, Maintenance and Safety Over 30 years working in the transportation industry ranging from LTL, Expedite, Flat-bed and Specialized Heavy-Haul. During those years held various positions in sales, operations, safety and executive leadership. Started career with Roadway Express in 1992, worked 23 years with FedEx Freight / FedEx Custom Critical and the past 3 years with Miller Transfer. Transportation expertise in moving high end consumer goods, pharmaceuticals, data centers, control buildings, power transformers and other various shipments. Largest shipment moved was over 200 feet long, 13 feet wide, 16 feet high and 200,000 pounds. Married for 30 years to wife Melissa and have 5 wonderful children (3 boys and twin girls) ranging from 20 years old to 27 years old. Board member for the Boys & Girls Club Northeast Ohio

About Jason Frederick

VP of Operations
Miller Transfer
Jaime Salazar
Group Product Manager
DAT Freight & Analytics

Group Product Manager with extensive experience discovering and delivering technology-powered products that are valuable, usable, and feasible. Leveraging over 14 years of software engineering experience.

About Jaime Salazar

Group Product Manager
DAT Freight & Analytics
Andrew Smith
VP Sales and Operations
Circle Logistics

About Andrew Smith

VP Sales and Operations
Circle Logistics
Justin Sachs
Director of Products
Schneider

About Justin Sachs

Director of Products
Schneider
Tamir Dov
Product Manager
DAT

About Tamir Dov

Product Manager
DAT
Scott Friesen
EVP, Strategic Analytics
Echo Logistics

My goal is to make the world better through data-driven decisions. Specialties: Analytics, Consumer Insights, Lean Six Sigma problem solving and process improvement, Strategy/Business Development and Marketing, Negotiation, Sales.

About Scott Friesen

EVP, Strategic Analytics
Echo Logistics
Alex Perry
Analytics Manager
DAT

About Alex Perry

Analytics Manager
DAT
Don Everhart
Chief Technology Officer
FreightVana

About Don Everhart

Chief Technology Officer
FreightVana
Cole Hytjan
Product Manager
DAT

About Cole Hytjan

Product Manager
DAT
Robert Rouse
Product Manager, Mobile
DAT Freight & Analytics

About Robert Rouse

Product Manager, Mobile
DAT Freight & Analytics
Chamaine Jeffers
CEO
CDL 4 LIFE

About Chamaine Jeffers

CEO
CDL 4 LIFE
Colin McChesney
Manager - Business Analytics
Axle Logistics

About Colin McChesney

Manager - Business Analytics
Axle Logistics
J-Ann Tio
Chief Strategy Officer
Arrive Logistics

J-Ann Tio is the Chief Strategy Officer at Arrive Logistics. With more than a decade of industry experience across multiple brokerage departments including carrier sales, learning and development, business operations, technology, and strategy, she has developed a reputation for being a versatile and passionate leader, earning respect and accolades for her strategic expertise and commitment to championing women in logistics. Tio joined Arrive Logistics in December of 2020 and quickly became a key player on the executive team and in the organization as Chief Strategy Officer. She has since played an integral role in crafting the organization’s strategic vision, bringing in innovative technologies and best-in-class service experience that deliver results for Arrive’s customers. Tio also devotes herself to advancing the company’s award-winning culture and developing the next generation of Arrive leaders through mentoring and professional development. She earned a degree in Food Industry Management and currently resides in Austin, Texas.

About J-Ann Tio

Chief Strategy Officer
Arrive Logistics
Lee Klaskow
Senior Analyst—Transportation & Logistics
Bloomberg Intelligence

Lee A. Klaskow is a senior global transportation & logistics analyst and sector head for Bloomberg Intelligence, a division of Bloomberg LP. Lee has been analyzing the freight markets for decision makers since 2006. His current coverage spans global marine shipping, air freight and logistics sectors as well as the North American trucking and railroad industries. In addition to his industry work, Lee provides coverage on 20 freight transportation and logistics companies. He is focused on providing differentiated research through channel checks and collaborating with colleagues in adjacent industries. Lee is an articulate public speaker and frequent contributor on Bloomberg television and radio as well as other media outlets. He also speaks at industry conferences as well as company and academic events. Prior to joining Bloomberg, he was a senior analyst at Longbow Research and Prudential Equity Group, where he covered freight transportation and logistics companies. Lee was ranked four stars by StarMine for EPS accuracy and recommendation performance prior to joining Bloomberg. He has also worked at Prudential Equity Group as an industrial associate prior to being promoted to senior analyst. He helped originate and execute global equity transactions for both ABN Amro Rothschild and J.P. Morgan. Lee began his career at McCarthy, Crisanti & Maffei analyzing and reporting on the primary equity markets. He earned his bachelor of science degree in finance and management from Ithaca College, and his master’s in business from Fordham University.

About Lee Klaskow

Senior Analyst—Transportation & Logistics
Bloomberg Intelligence
Joe Vitiritto
Chief Executive Officer
PAM Transport

Various Management Roles in the Truck Load Industry Specialties: Truck Load Freight; Six Sigma, HPWP (High Performance Work Place) Facilitator

About Joe Vitiritto

Chief Executive Officer
PAM Transport
David Spencer
Director of Business Intelligence
Arrive Logistics

About David Spencer

Director of Business Intelligence
Arrive Logistics

The only NFL player with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Bradshaw continues to defy an easy pigeonhole. Four-time Super Bowl champion quarterback (Pittsburgh Steelers), two-time Super Bowl MVP and Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee. Multi-Emmy and award-winning broadcaster for FOX on Fox NFL Sunday. Enduringly popular actor, gospel/country singer, motivational speaker, New York Times best-selling author, breeder of championship quarter horses.

About Terry Bradshaw

NFL Legend

08:30 AM

DAT iQ Shipper Summit

08:30 AM - 04:00 PM
02:00 PM

Registration for DATCON22 opens

02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
05:00 PM
Break/Meal

Welcome Reception and Networking

05:00 PM - 07:00 PMCourtyard
07:30 AM
Break/Meal

Registration and Breakfast

07:30 AM - 08:15 AMTejas Restaurant
08:30 AM
General session

Exceed Together - Claude Pumilia, DAT President and CEO

08:30 AM - 08:45 AMGrand Ballroom
  • Claude Pumilia

    President and CEO

08:45 AM
General session

Solving Uncertainty: The Next Evolution of DAT Products - Nadya Duke Boone, DAT Chief Product Officer

08:45 AM - 09:30 AMGrand Ballroom
  • Nadya Duke Boone

    Vice President and Chief Product Officer

09:30 AM
Break/Meal

Coffee Break

09:30 AM - 09:45 AMPre Function Area
09:45 AM
General session

Forecasting the Freight Economy - Panel Discussion

09:45 AM - 11:00 AMGrand Ballroom
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  • Dr. Chris Caplice

    Chief Scientist, DAT Senior Research Scientist, MIT

11:00 AM
Break/Meal

Networking Lunch

11:00 AM - 12:45 PMTejas Restaurant
01:00 PM
Breakout Sessions

Not All Data Is Created Equally

01:00 PM - 01:45 PMRoom 204
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  • Dr. Chris Caplice

    Chief Scientist, DAT Senior Research Scientist, MIT

Bidding with Confidence

01:00 PM - 01:45 PMRoom 203
  • Tom Curee

    Executive Vice President

Product Lab

Automated Freight Tendering Cover more loads in a fraction of the time using Priority Booking tools from DAT One.

01:00 PM - 01:45 PMRoom 203
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  • Sarita Benjamin

    Sr. Director, Product

01:45 PM
Break/Meal

Coffee Break

01:45 PM - 02:00 PMPre Function Area
02:00 PM
Breakout Sessions

Specializing in Specialty Freight

02:00 PM - 02:45 PMRoom 204
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  • Ken Adamo

    Chief of Analytics

Product Lab: Load Post Hacks

02:00 PM - 02:45 PMRoom 203
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  • Robert Rouse

    Product Manager, Mobile

Product Lab

Bid Management

02:00 PM - 02:45 PMRoom 202
  • Tamir Dov

    Product Manager

02:45 PM
Break/Meal

Afternoon Coffee Break

02:45 PM - 03:00 PMPre Function Area
03:00 PM
Breakout Sessions

Demystifying Data Science

03:00 PM - 03:45 PMRoom 204
  • Scott Friesen

    EVP, Strategic Analytics

Making Sense of the Economic and Freight Tea Leaves with Bloomberg Intelligence

03:00 PM - 03:45 PMRoom 203
  • Lee Klaskow

    Senior Analyst—Transportation & Logistics

Product Lab

Pricing Data Decoded.

03:00 PM - 03:45 PMRoom 202
  • Alex Perry

    Analytics Manager

03:45 PM
Break/Meal

Coffee Break

03:45 PM - 04:00 PMPre Function Area
04:00 PM
General session

Turn Middle Ground Into High Ground How shippers, brokers and carriers can work together for win-win-win scenarios.

04:00 PM - 05:00 PMGrand Ballroom
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  • Ken Adamo

    Chief of Analytics

05:30 PM
Break/Meal

DAT hosted Networking Dinner at Bouldin Acres - Bar & Grill

05:30 PM - 09:00 PMBouldin Acres Bar & Grill
07:30 AM
Break/Meal

Breakfast

07:30 AM - 08:30 AMTejas Restaurant
08:30 AM
General session

Special Guest Speaker: Michael Rogers, Futurist "Transportation: The Path Ahead"

08:30 AM - 09:15 AMGrand Ballroom
  • Michael Rogers

    Futurist-in-Residence of The New York Times

09:15 AM
Break/Meal

Coffee Break

09:15 AM - 09:30 AMPre Function Area
09:30 AM
Breakout Sessions

Scaling with Speed: Strategies for ramping up new brokerages quickly.

09:30 AM - 10:15 AMRoom 203
  • Don Everhart

    Chief Technology Officer

Building a Better Network

09:30 AM - 10:15 AMRoom 204
  • +1
  • Sarita Benjamin

    Sr. Director, Product

Product Lab

Product Lab: Custom Pricing Tools

09:30 AM - 10:15 AMRoom 202
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  • Cole Hytjan

    Product Manager

10:15 AM
Break/Meal

Coffee Break

10:15 AM - 10:30 AMPre Function Area
10:30 AM
General session

Special Guest Speaker: Terry Bradshaw - Why Not Your Best?

10:30 AM - 11:30 AMGrand Ballroom
  • Terry Bradshaw

    NFL Legend

11:30 AM
Break/Meal

Networking Lunch

11:30 AM - 01:00 PMTejas Restaurant
01:00 PM
Breakout Sessions

Going Big: Strategies for Growing Your Brokerage:

01:00 PM - 01:45 PMRoom 203
Product Lab

Market Conditions Index

01:00 PM - 01:45 PMRoom 202
  • Alex Perry

    Analytics Manager

01:45 PM
Break/Meal

Break with Snacks

01:45 PM - 02:00 PMPre Function Area
02:00 PM
Product Lab

Pricing Data Decoded

02:00 PM - 02:45 PMRoom 203
  • Alex Perry

    Analytics Manager

Load Post Hacks

02:00 PM - 02:45 PMRoom 204
  • +1
  • Robert Rouse

    Product Manager, Mobile

Product Lab: Bid Management

02:00 PM - 02:45 PMRoom 202
  • +1
  • Tamir Dov

    Product Manager

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