Name Time Location Name Speakers More Info
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Educational Foundation Committee Mtg. 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Reunion A
ARA Registration Open 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Trinity A
Scholarship Foundation Committee Mtg. 9:05 AM - 10:05 AM Reunion B
Technical Advisory Committee Mtg. 9:05 AM - 10:05 AM Reunion A
Gold Seal Committee Mtg. 10:10 AM - 11:10 AM Reunion A
Regional Directors Meeting 10:10 AM - 11:10 AM Reunion B
Affiliate Chapters Meeting 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Reunion E
Past Presidents Luncheon (by invitation only) 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Pegasus
Govt. Affairs/PAC Committee Mtg. 2:10 PM - 3:10 PM Reunion A
Annual Board & Membership Meeting with Committee Reports 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM Reunion FH
Depart for Off-site Event 5:30 PM Trinity Crossing
Recyclers Appreciation Night at Crashed Toys 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM  
Thursday, November 2, 2017
ARA Registration Open 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Trinity A
Hospitality 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM Reunion Foyer
Prayer Meeting 7:00 AM - 7:15 AM Pegasus
1st Time Convention Attendee Orientation 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM Pegasus
Recyclers Roundtable: Tackling the Tough Issues 8:30 AM - 10:45 AM Reunion FH
Spouse Activity: Makeover and Lunch 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Reunion E
ES: Circular Economy Principles Key to Automotive Recyclers Future 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Reunion A
Full Service vs. Self Service 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Reunion B
Buckle & Shift Fashion Show 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Reunion FH
Connected Consumer Creates New Revenue 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Reunion B
Introducing ARA's NEW Awareness Campaign 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Reunion C
Managing Your Recycling Facility and Your Life to Build Wealth 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Reunion A
How Selling on eBay Can Make a Big Payday for You! 2:25 PM - 3:20 PM Reunion B
Managing the Sale After the Sale 2:25 PM - 3:20 PM Reunion C
Social Media: Don't Fear Negative Feedback 2:25 PM - 3:20 PM Reunion A
Keynote Session: Junkyards, Gearheads & Rust 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM Reunion FH
Past Presidents Reception & Exposition Opening 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Marsalis/Cumberland
International Networking Reception 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM Pegasus
Friday, November 3, 2017
ARA Registration Open 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM Trinity A
Hospitality 7:30 AM - 8:45 AM Reunion Foyer
Prayer Meeting 7:30 AM - 7:45 AM Cumberland A
Events Advisory Committee Mtg. 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Pegasus
Changes in the Collision Repair Industry and the Impact on Auto Recyclers 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Reunion C
Don't Feed the Monkey 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Reunion A
Online Training in Your Face 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Reunion B
Spouse Tour: JFK/City Tour and Lunch 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Trinity Crossing
Discovering a Bigger Piece of the Pie 10:10 AM - 11:10 AM Reunion C
Environmental Compliance 10:10 AM - 11:10 AM Reunion B
The Evolution of Data, Yard Management Systems and eCommerce: What it Means to You 10:10 AM - 11:10 AM Reunion A
Public Speaking for Recyclers 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM Reunion A
Recalls Challenge United States Automotive Recycling Market 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM Reunion G
The Most Important Second 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM Reunion C
Utilizing Technology to Maximize Sales 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM Reunion B
Exhibit Hall Open 12:30 PM - 5:00 PM Marsalis/Cumberland
ARA Awards Dinner & Presidential Gavel Ceremony 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Reunion FH
Saturday, November 4, 2017
Prayer Meeting 7:45 AM - 8:00 AM Cumberland A
ARA Registration Open 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM Trinity A
LARA Breakfast: Survival After Losing a Spouse 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM Pegasus
Exposition Open 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM Marsalis/Cumberland
Beyond 2020 – The Future of Recycled parts 12:10 PM - 1:00 PM Reunion B
The Real First Image of Your Business 12:10 PM - 1:00 PM Reunion A
Things That Go Bang: Vehicle Safety Devices and How to Ship Them 12:10 PM - 2:00 PM Reunion C
TARA Meeting 1:05 PM - 2:05 PM Pegasus
Acquisitions and Managing Multi-Site Operations 1:10 PM - 2:00 PM Reunion B
Recalls Challenge United States Automotive Recycling Market 1:10 PM - 2:00 PM Reunion G
Self Service Peer Groups 1:10 PM - 2:00 PM Reunion A
How Advanced Vehicle Technology will Impact the Vehicle Recycling Industry and How Professional Automotive Recyclers Can Use it to Create Opportunities for Growth 2:10 PM - 3:00 PM Reunion FH
Recalls Challenge United States Automotive Recycling Market 2:10 PM - 3:00 PM Reunion G
KEYNOTE: Q&A with Thomas Weeks and Sue Martin 3:10 PM - 4:25 PM Reunion FH
Depart to Off-site 5:00 PM Trinity Crossing
Yard Tour @ American Auto Salvage followed by time @ Stockyards 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM  
Sunday, November 5, 2017
Depart for TX Motor Speedway 10:30 AM Trinity Crossing
AAA Texas 500 2:00 PM