WPMA National Convention 2018

Schedule

19
Monday
8:00am -
Start:
8:00am
End:
5:00pm
Where:
Events Center
Details:

Trade show setup

Start:
12:00pm
End:
11:00pm
Where:
Rotunda
Details:

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12:00pm -
Start:
12:00pm
End:
5:00pm
Where:
Trinidad AB
Details:

Registration is open today from 12pm-5pm.

20
Tuesday
Start:
6:45am
End:
7:00am
Where:
Mirage North Entrance
Details:

WPMA Scholarship Golf Buses leave

Start:
8:00am
End:
12:00pm
Where:
TPC Summerlin
Details:

Scholarship Golf Tournament


TPC Summerlin
1700 Village Center Cir

Las Vegas, NV 89134 USA

Phone 702-256-0111 

 

8:00am -
Start:
8:00am
End:
12:00pm
Where:
Events Center
Details:

Trade show setup will be held from 8am to 12pm today.

Start:
8:00am
End:
7:00pm
Where:
Trinidad AB
Details:

Resgistration is open from 8am to 7pm today.

Start:
9:00am
End:
10:00am
Where:
Montego AF
Details:

EDUCATION SESSION - DISASTER PLANNING

Laramie Sandquist
Federated Insurance General Manager, Risk Management Resources

"It's Our Business to Protect Yours® is not just a slogan at Federated Insurance; it is ingrained in everything we do! Total needs risk management is at the heart of this protection and I strive to further the development of our employees, clients, and affinity partners in all aspects of risk management and professional development."

Start:
10:00am
End:
11:00am
Where:
Montego AF
Details:

Educational Session - CYBER-SECURITY Protecting Your Own

Lee Weech
Executech Senior Account Executive 

 

Presentation Handout

Start:
11:00am
End:
12:00pm
Where:
Montego AF
Details:

Educational Session - GOLD MEDAL COACHING FORMULA Taking Your Team to the Next Level

Rusty Burnside
Gold Medal Coaching Academy
Founder and President 

Coach Burnside is the founder and president of Gold Medal Coaching Academy. Coach Burnside is an Independent Certified Speaker, Trainer, and Coach for the John Maxwell Team. Along with this he is a certified Wellness Coach, Independent Life Coach, Sports Coach and Corporate Coach. He believes that in every team and organization there is three main components we all must learn, how to master the skills of coaching, how to maximize ourselves as well as others and build programs that will not only withstand the test of time but also stand out from time to time. Coach Burnside's experience has given him a vast range of coaching experiences from individual coaching to team coaching, from the smallest locker rooms to some of the largest boardrooms. 

Start:
1:00pm
End:
2:00pm
Where:
Montego AF
Details:

Educational Session - FOSSIL FUELS IN AMERICA 

Marty Durbin,
American Petroleum Institute (API)
Executive Vice Presidnet and Chief Strategy Officer 

Start:
2:00pm
End:
3:00pm
Where:
Montego AF
Details:

EDUCATIONAL SESSION - THE BALANCING ACT: Business Risk & Employment Issues

Tersa Ball SPHR,
HR Precision Inc Founder

Tresa Ball, SPHR, is the founder and President of HR Precision, Inc. As a consulting partner, she assists businesses in developing HR solutions aimed at increasing effectiveness and minimizing risk. She brings 25+ years of HR management experience, and her practitioner background enables application of strong HR practices. Tresa’s consulting work often involves HR practice assessments, challenging employee situations, workplace investigations, and organizational effectiveness work.

Prior to founding HR Precision, Tresa provided significant contributions throughout the business life cycle in a high-tech environment. Her roles included various HR management positions and area Vice President of Human Resources. Tresa has partnered strategically with executive leadership to ensure alignment between HR and business strategies, directed an HR organization for both corporate and remote locations, and managed a team of up to 100 individuals.

Tresa is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and has a BS in Business/Management. The Human Resource Association of Treasure Valley recognized Tresa as the HR Professional of the Year in 2005, and she was named a 2011 Women of the Year honoree by the Idaho Business Review. Additional information is available at www.hrprecision.com.

3:00pm -
Start:
3:00pm
End:
7:00pm
Where:
Trade Show Floor
Details:

The trade show floor is open from 3pm to 7pm today.

Start:
6:00pm
End:
7:00pm
Where:
Trade Show Floor
Details:

The welcome reception will be held from 6pm to 7pm today.

Start:
7:00pm
End:
11:30pm
Where:
.
Details:

Suppliers Hospitality Evening Open

21
Wednesday
Start:
7:00am
End:
8:30am
Where:
Grand Ballroom
Details:

Opening Session: Continental Breakfast  - Grand Ballroom

Start:
7:00am
End:
4:00pm
Where:
Trinidad AB
Details:

Registration will be open today from 7am until 4pm.

Start:
7:00am
End:
8:00am
Where:
Montego BC
Details:

Cardlock Meeting

Start:
8:30am
End:
10:00am
Where:
Grand Ballroom
Details:

OPENING SESSION

Keynote: Chris Christie 

Chris Christie was the governor of New Jersey from January 2010 to January 2018. During his time as Governor, Christie became a leader among his fellow Governors and in his party at the national level. He served as Chairman of the Republican Governors Association (RGA) in 2014 and led the organization to a fundraising record and the election of a record number of Republican Governors. He was the keynote speaker at the 2012 Republican National Convention and was Chairman of the Trump transition from May-November of 2016, after his own campaign for the Republican nomination for President.

Come hear Chris Christie in person, Wednesday, February 20, 2018 in Vegas!

10:00am -
Start:
10:00am
End:
3:30pm
Where:
Trade Show Floor
Details:

The Trade Show will be open from 10 am to 3:30pm today.

Start:
12:00pm
End:
1:30pm
Where:
Trade Show Floor
Details:

Buffet Lunch on Trade Show Floor will be held from 12pm to 1:30pm today.

Start:
12:00pm
End:
2:00pm
Where:
Bermuda AB
Details:

LADIES' LUNCHEON

ELIZABETH SMART What Happens to You Does Not Define Who You Are

Start:
2:00pm
End:
2:30pm
Where:
Antigua B
Details:

PMAA Federal Legislative Update & Western Regional Meeting

Rob Underwood, PMAA President


Mike Jensen
, WPMA Senior PMAA Diretor


Suzi Budge
, PMAA Western Region Association Executive 

Rob Underwood joined PMAA in July 2007 as PMAA's Director of Government Relations to represent petroleum marketers on Capitol Hill. In March 2015, PMAA's Executive Committee chose Rob to be the next President of PMAA, effective May 16, 2015. Rob understands the unique challenges petroleum marketers face in today's environment. The most important role as PMAA President is serving its 47 state and regional trade associations as well as the 8,000 independent petroleum marketing companies before Congress and the federal agencies.

 

Start:
2:30pm
End:
3:00pm
Where:
Antigua B
Details:

PMAA Western Regional Meeting

3:30pm -
Start:
3:30pm
End:
6:00pm
Where:
Assorted Locations
Details:

Chevron – Grand Ballroom CD
ExxonMobil – Barbados A
Phillips 66 – Bermuda A
Shell - Grand Ballroom E
Valero – St Croix B

Start:
5:00pm
End:
6:00pm
Where:
Montego BC
Details:

Cardlock Meeting

Start:
6:00pm
End:
11:30pm
Where:
Assorted Locations
Details:

Suppliers Hospitality

22
Thursday
Start:
7:00am
End:
12:00pm
Where:
Trinidad AB
Details:

Registration will be open today from 7am until 12pm.

Start:
8:00am
End:
9:00am
Where:
Montego AF
Details:

EDUCATIONAL SESSION - OUTLOOK FOR ENERGY: A View to 2040

John Rhodes,
Americas Retail Sales Manager 
ExxonMobil Fuels & Lubricants Company 

J. R. [John] Rhodes joined ExxonMobil in Houston, TX in 1988. Over the next 15 years, John held various positions across Retail, Wholesale, Distribution and Planning in the U.S. and Canada. In 2004, he was named Asia-Pacific Customer Service Manager in Bangkok, Thailand. In 2008, John became Fuels Marketing Strategic Planning Manager. John returned to Americas Retail in February 2013 as the US Branded Retail Manager and assumed his current position on July 1, 2013.

Born in Thomaston, Georgia, John attended The Georgia Institute of Technology majoring in Engineering.

John and his wife Sheri have two children, Will and Eryn, ages 21 and 15. 

9:00am -
Start:
9:00am
End:
12:00pm
Where:
Trade Show Floor
Details:

Trade Show Open

9:00am -
Start:
9:00am
End:
10:30am
Where:
Trade Show Floor
Details:

Breakfast Buffet 

Start:
11:00am
End:
11:00am
Where:
Rotunda
Details:

The Silent Auction will be closing at 11am today. Make sure you put in your bids.