Agenda

Sunday, October 6, 2019
8:00 AM – 6:00 PM Registration Desk Open
10:30 AM – 1:00 PM FPDA Board of Directors Meeting
2:00 PM – 4:30 PM FPDA/ISD Annual Golf Tournament (TopGolf)
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Joint Welcome Reception
8:00 PM YES/ELI Austin City Scavenger Hunt
   
Monday, October 7, 2019
8:00 AM – 6:00 PM Registration
8:00 AM – 1:30 PM FPDA University Kiosk
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM FPDA/ISD Joint Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM – 9:00 AM First Time Attendee Orientation
9:15 AM – 10:45 AM FPDA/ISD Opening Keynote: “Why Leaders Fail and the 7 Prescriptions for Success” with Mary Kelly
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM ISD Emerging Leaders & FPDA Young Executives Workshop: “Top Secret Leadership” with Mary Kelly
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM FPDA/ISD Joint Luncheon
1:30 PM – 2:45 PM FPDA Annual Meeting of Members
3:00 PM - 4:15 PM FPDA Supplier Showcase Setup
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM FPDA/ISD Supplier Showcase and Networking Reception
6:30 PM Open Evening (see dinner options here)
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Live Music featuring Brian Forte
   
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
7:30 AM – 12:00 PM Registration; FPDA University Kiosk 
8:00 AM – 8:30 AM FPDA/ISD Joint Breakfast
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM Educational Workshop: “Facing the Forces of Change®: Scenario Planning for Distributors” with Mark Dancer
8:30 AM – 9:15 AM IndustrySpeak Session: "Are You Sure You Know What Your Customers Really Care About?”with Joe Ellers
9:15 AM – 10:00 AM

IndustrySpeak Session: “Transforming Manual Operations into Digital” with Andrew Johnson
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Educational Workshop: “Strategies for Increasing Gross Margins” with Joe Ellers
10:30 AM – 11:15 AM

IndustrySpeak Session: Facing the Forces of Change®: Can Distributors Innovate to Dominate? with Mark Dancer
11:15 AM – 12:00 PM IndustrySpeak Session: Kaman: 4 things you need to know about the future of industrial marketing

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12:00 PM Lunch on your own
1:30 PM – 6:00 PM Tours; Company Meeting Space 
6:30 PM – 9:30 PM FPDA/ISD Closing Party - Studio 54 Great BINGO Revival Party
   
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM Disco Fun Run 4K in support of Central Texas Food Bank
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

FPDA/ISD Breakfast & Closing Keynote “Wellness Isn’t for Cowards” with Mike Staver
10:15 AM – 11:15 AM FPDA/ISD Joint Board Meeting