Name Time Speakers Location More Info
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Educational Foundation Committee Mtg. 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM   Reunion A  
Events Advisory Committee Mtg. 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM   Reunion B  
ARA Registration Open 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM   Trinity  
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  
CAR Committee Meeting 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM   Reunion B  
Safety Committee Meeting 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM   Reunion A  
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 GH  
Depart for Off-site Events 5:30 PM      
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  
Hospitality 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM   Reunion Foyer  
Prayer Meeting 7:00 AM - 7:15 AM    
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 GH
Spouse Activity: Makeover and Lunch 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM   Reunion E
ES: Automotive Manufacturers Taking Detours on Safety and Circular Economy 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM   Reunion A
ES: Full Service vs. Self Service 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM   Reunion B
Buckle & Shift Fashion Show 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM   Reunion GH
ES: Commission Pay vs. US Department of Labor 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM   Reunion B  
ES: I-CAR/ARA CAR/ARAU Safety Committee Session 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM   Reunion A
ES: Introduction ARA's NEW Awareness Campaign 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM   Reunion C
ES: How Selling on eBay Can Make a Big Payday for You! 2:25 PM - 3:20 PM   Reunion B
ES: Managing the Sale After the Sale 2:25 PM - 3:20 PM   Reunion A
ES: Social Media: Don't Fear Negative Feedback 2:25 PM - 3:20 PM   Reunion C
Keynote Session: Junkyards, Gearheads & Rust 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM   Reunion GH
Past Presidents Reception & Exposition Opening 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM   Marsalis/Cumberland Foyer
Friday, November 3, 2017
ARA Registration Open 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM   Trinity  
Hospitality 7:30 AM - 8:45 AM   Reunion Foyer  
ES: Changes in the Collision Repair Industry and the Impact on Auto Recyclers 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM   Reunion C
ES: Don't Feed the Monkey 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM   Reunion A
ES: Embracing the Benefits of Online Learning to Online Training in your Face 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM   Reunion B
Spouse Activity: Stainless Steel Chef Competition 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM   3015 @ Trinity Groves
ES: Discovering a Bigger Piece of the Pie 10:10 AM - 11:10 AM   Reunion C
ES: Environmental Compliance 10:10 AM - 11:10 AM   Reunion B  
ES: The Evolution of Data, Yard Management Systems and eCommerce: What it Means to You 10:10 AM - 11:10 AM   Reunion A  
ES: Public Speaking for Recyclers 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM   Reunion A
ES: The Most Important Second 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM   Reunion B
ES: Utilizing Technology to Maximize Sales 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM   Reunion C
Exhibit Hall Open 12:30 PM - 5:00 PM   Marsalis/Cumberland  
ARA Awards Dinner & Presidential Gavel Ceremony 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM   Reunion GH
Saturday, November 4, 2017
ARA Registration Open 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM   Trinity  
LARA Breakfast 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM   Pegasus
Exposition Open 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM   Marsalis/Cumberland  
ES: Expanded Recycled Parts Marketplace - The Value Added Proposition 12:10 PM - 1:00 PM   Reunion C
ES: The Real First Image of your Business 12:10 PM - 1:00 PM   Reunion A
ES: Things That Go Bang: Vehicle Safety Devices and How to Ship Them 12:10 PM - 2:00 PM   Reunion B
TARA Meeting 1:05 PM - 2:05 PM   Pegasus
ES: Acquisitions and Managing Multi-Site Operations 1:10 PM - 2:00 PM   Reunion A
ES: Self Service Peer Groups 1:10 PM - 2:00 PM   Reunion C
ES: 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 GH
KEYNOTE 3:10 PM - 4:25 PM   Reunion GH
Depart to Off-site 5:00 PM      
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      
AAA Texas 500 2:00 PM