Agenda for USMA 2019 Educational Conference

The conference agenda for 2018 is still under development, so please check back as we update the information on speakers and sessions for our upcoming conference “Grid Modernization, the Supply Chain of Things: Powerful Strategies for Optimizing Results”

The conference fee includes:

  • Welcome Reception on Sunday (5:30-6:30PM)
  • Continental Breakfasts on Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday
  • General Sessions on Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday (8:00AM start)
  • Concurrent Sessions on Monday & Tuesday
  • Supplier Networking Reception on Tuesday from 4:00-6:00PM
  • Attendee Luncheons on Monday & Tuesday
  • Dinner Event on Tuesday Evening

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Sunday, May 19, 2019
Join us for a 5K run or walk around the shopping district and hotel golf course

Prior registration is required. No fee. Contact Phil@meetingtrack.com for more information or to register.
USMA will donate $20 to charity for each registered person finishing the 5K that morning.
This is an informal run and will not be supported by rest stops or medical personnel.

Sunday, May 19, 2019 – Golf Tournament
Pre Registration is Required. Separate fee applies

6:00 am
No transportation required, the golf course is around the corner from the swimming pool. Space is limited.

Need to rent clubs? Contact Phil@meetingtrack.com before May 13, 2018 (special right or left handed).

7:00 am
Light Breakfast at the course

8:00 am
Shotgun Start
Lunch to follow play at the Golf Course

Proper golf club attire and shoes required.

Westin Kierland Resort – look for the USMA Registration desk, in the foyer of the Kierland Ballroom (just beyond the coffee shop).
If this is your first time at USMA or if you haven’t attended in recent years, please join us to meet the USMA Board of Directors. Business casual attire suggested.
All USMA Participants and registered spouses/guests are encouraged to meet for drinks and light hors d’oeuvres. Business casual attire suggested.
Monday, May 20, 2019
A light breakfast buffet will be served at 7:30 am for all registered USMA conference delegates. Spouses/guests are not included in this part of the program. Served in the Foyer of the Kierland Ballroom. Name badge Required.

The breakfast buffet will include the traditional breakfast foods.

If you have food allergies and did not include them in your registration record, please contact us with the information we need to give to the hotel. Email  Phil@MeetingForceLLC.com

Join us at 8:00 am for the opening session of USMA 2019. We suggest arriving early to secure a good seat. Kierland Ballroom. Business casual attires is suggested.

Featured speakers:

Michael Hummell, P.E., General Manager & Chief Executive Officer, Salt River Project
Additional speakers to be announced soon!

After the morning general session we’ll take a short break to refresh the room and then lunch buffets will be served. Namebadge required.

Take advantage of this free time to sample some of the fine restaurants within waling distance of the hotel (Kierland Commons)

Or take the short drive into old Scottsdale.


Tuesday, May 21, 2019
A light breakfast buffet will be served at 7:30 am for all registered USMA conference delegates. Spouses/guests are not included in this part of the program. Served in the Foyer of the Kierland Ballroom. Name badge Required.

The breakfast buffet will include the traditional breakfast foods.

If you have food allergies and did not include them in your registration record, please contact us with the information we need to give to the hotel. Email Phil@MeetingForceLLC.com

Lunch with guest speaker – details to Come Soon

Join your peers and suppliers to the industry for a time of networking. For details on the companies displaying at this session go to Suppliers Exhibiting

Details to Come Soon

 

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Details to come
Registration for USMA’s 25 anniversary conference will be opening in late July 2019. Join us May 17-20, 2020 at the J.W. Marriott, Nashville, for this very special conference.