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Gary Langston President - Indiana Motor Truck Association Jim Purucker President - John Frick & Associates Robert Haag Vice President - Perfect Pallets The Indiana Legislative Session ended on April 20, 2021. Gary and Jim will give a recap on some of the top issues in the state, including bills that impacted the trucking industry and Hoosiers. The IMTA held virtual meetings with Members of Congress to talk about federal issues important to the trucking industry. Gary and Robert will provide their overview and thoughts on these issues moving forward.
9:30 AM - Mid-Morning Break
Joe McGuinnessCommissioner - Indiana Department of Transportation Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT)'s Commissioner Joe McGuinness will discuss current agency initiatives, specifically sharing projects that will be instrumental in enabling commerce in Indiana.
State of the State Business Overview
Gerry Dick Host & Creator - Inside Indiana Business Inside Indiana Business Broadcast news veteran & Indiana economy expert, Gerry Dick gives his "State of the State" Business Overview.
10:45 AM - Mid-Morning Break
Rebecca Brewster President & COO - American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) Rebecca and her team have been busy. She will review the latest research on Lawsuit Abuse, VMT Tax, Operational Costs of Trucking, Trucking Priorities, Congestion and much more.
12:15 PM - Lunch
1:00 PM - Afternoon Session
Tax Reform & Its Impact
Randy Hooper Partner & CPA - Katz Sapper & Miller From a tax policy perspective, 2021 and beyond could include significant legislative tax change as well. Randy will provide an update on what you should be preparing for.
Trucking Regulations Update
Tim WisemanPartner - Scopelitis Garvin Light Hanson & Feary Tim will provide an update on DOT Compliance and Regulations.
3:00 ATRI Update - Rebecca Brewster will review data and trends on some of her latest research then we will open it up for an open dialogue with Rebecca. 4:00 The Future of FLI - We will host a round table discuss with members to talk openly about the future of the FLI council and events moving forward, specifically in 2021 and 2022. 4:00 - 6:00 PM Reception/Networking - We will provide hors d'oeuvres and non-alcohol beverages. Cash bar.