CCJ Spring Symposium to give carrier executives key insights on trucking economy, regulations and more

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CCJ’s Spring Symposium, to be held May 22-24, in Asheville, N.C., will give fleet managers insight into the economy and trucking regulations under the new White House administration.CCJ’s Spring Symposium, to be held May 22-24, in Asheville, N.C., will give fleet managers insight into the economy and trucking regulations under the new White House administration.

CCJ’s annual Spring Symposium will offer carrier executives and managers insight into the economy and trucking regulations under the Trump administration, along with one-on-one meetings with suppliers and more. Also, famed political strategist Karl Rove will deliver a keynote address at the event.

The event this year will be held May 22-24 at the Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville, N.C. A full agenda for the event can be seen here.

Registration for Symposium is available at this link for $1,295 with hotel included, or for $795 without hotel reservations.

Keynote speakers for the event are Robert Safian, editor and managing director of Fast Company Magazine, and Karl Rove, former Deputy White House Chief of Staff. Safian will provide insight as to how to stay ahead in an ever-changing business world, and Rove will address what he believes can be expected in the trucking industry over the next four years.

Other topics covered include a regulatory rundown, maintenance practices to lower CSA scores, data mining in fleet maintenance, how to recruit Millennials, making the most of remote diagnostics, driver onboarding, limiting litigation risks, the ins and outs of maintenance outsourcing, automated driver training and more.

To kick off Symposium on Monday, May 22, attendees will have the chance to either play golf in a shotgun scramble or tour the Biltmore home, the largest private home in the United States.

There will also be an opportunity for attendees to meet with suppliers from 12-3 p.m. Tuesday, May 23. Suppliers that will be available at Symposium include Dana, Omnitracs, Comdata, Cummins, Eaton, Freightliner, Shell Lubricants, Bendix and Yokohama.