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Monday, October 23

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Golf Registration & Breakfast
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Golf Scramble**
Sponsored by Ritchie Bros.
Noon - 7:30 p.m.
Registration Open
Sponsored by Hahn & Hessen LLP
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. TMA NextGen
Community Service Activity
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Certification Oversight
Committee Meeting*
2:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Attendee Lounge Open
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Making Connections:
First Time Attendee Reception
3:15 p.m - 3:30 p.m. Opening Remarks
3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Keynote Speaker:
Walter Robb, former Co-CEO,
Whole Foods

Sponsored by Conway MacKenzie
4:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Networking Break
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Awards Celebration
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Opening Reception
Sponsored by AlixPartners,
Assessment Technologies,
CR3 Partners,
Haynes and Boone, LLP, and
Vinson & Elkins

Tuesday, October 24

5:30 a.m. - 6:00 a.m.
TMA Annual 5k Run/Walk Registration
6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.
TMA 5k Run/Walk**
Sponsored by AlixPartners
7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Registration Open
Sponsored by Hahn & Hessen LLP
8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Attendee Lounge Open
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Networking Breakfast
8:30 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.
Soundbites from Industry Leaders
on Disruption & Its Ripple Effect
9:20 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Session Re-Cap/Preview
9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Retailing in the Digital Age:
State of Chaos or Pendulum Swing?
10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Networking Break
10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Concurrent Sessions
A. Customer Data:
How Is it Gathered, Used,
Protected, and Transferred?

B. Alternative Lending:
The ABCs About BDCs

C. Healthcare Spotlight: Insights from
Eric D. Hargan
Sponsored by SAK Management Services
11:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Networking Break
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions
A. Board Management:
Why Starting from Scratch
Isn't Always the Best Option

B. Toolbox Secrets from the
Titans of Turnaround

C. Energy Industry:
Lessons Learned? What's Next?
Noon - 12:45 p.m. TMA Cafe Grab & Go Lunch
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. ABL Forum
2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. TMA Fest at Sundance Square
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. TMA Chair's Reception*
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
TMA NextGen Reception
Sponsored by Alvarez & Marsal
6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Closing Reception at
Billy Bob's Texas

Sponsored by Hilco Global

Wednesday, October 25

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Grab & Go Breakfast
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Registration Open
Sponsored by Hahn & Hessen LLP
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Chapter Presidents Meeting*
10:00 a.m. - Noon
Joint TMA Executive Board & 
Board of Trustees Meeting*

*Invite only.  **Additional fee to participate. 

Agenda subject to change.  

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Omni Fort Worth Hotel
1300 Houston Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76102

  • Online Reservations: Click here
  • Reservations Phone: 817-535-6664
  • Room Rate: $225 plus taxes
  • Reservation Deadline: Friday, September 29

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