Please note that the program is subject to change and that all times are approximate

TUESDAY, JANUARY 23

​​Afternoon Arrivals
​​​8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Desert Vista Foyer
Registration
​3 – 4 p.m.
Desert Vista DE
​Business Member Budget Committee Meeting
​4 – 5 p.m.
Desert Vista DE
​Business Member Programs Committee Meeting

5 – 6:30 p.m.
​Desert Vista DE

Business Member Legislative & Business Member Procurement Committee Joint Meeting

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 24

​8 a.m.​ – 12 p.m. 
Desert Vista Foyer
Registration

8 – 9 a.m.
Desert Vista DE

Business Member Small Business Committee Meeting

9 – 10 a.m.
Desert Vista DE

Business Member Workforce Development Committee Meeting

10 – 11 a.m.
Desert Vista DE

Business Member Business Development Committee

11 – 11:30 a.m.
Desert Vista Foyer

Lunch (for all BMBG meeting attendees)

12 – 5 p.m.

Afternoon events:

  • Golf outing at the Indian Wells Golf Resort. Sign up required.
  • Optional hotel activities – TBD

6 – 8 p.m.
Verde Vista Terrace

Opening Reception/Dinner

THURSDAY, JANUARY 25

7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
Verde Vista Terrace

Breakfast

​8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Verde Vista Foyer​
​Registration

8:30 – 8:45 a.m.
Desert Vista CDE

BMBG Annual Meeting Call to Order – Welcome, Introductions, Opening Remarks, and Agenda Review

​​​8:45 – 9:30 a.m.
Desert Vista CDE
Welcome to Indian Wells & APTA Executive Remarks

  • ​Lauren Skiver, CEO, SunLine Transit Agency
  • Nat Ford, Chair, APTA
  • Paul Skoutelas, President & CEO, APTA
  • Jeff Wharton, Chair, Business Member Board of Governors
​​​​9:30 – 10:00 a.m.
Desert Vista CDE
​​APTA Finance Report 

  • ​Kim Green, Secretary Treasurer, APTA
​10 – 10:30 a.m.
Desert Vista CDE
​APTA EXPO 2017 Debrief & Lessons Learned

  • Joe Gibson, Immediate Past Chair, APTA EXPO Committee
​10:45 – 11 a.m.
Desert Vista CDE
​Leadership APTA Class of 2019 Recruitment 

  • TBD

Emerging Leaders Program

  • Tom Waldron, Senior Vice President & Global Transit Director, HDR
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Desert Vista CDE
Session:  CEO/Transit Board Member Roundtable


Moderator:
 

  • Jeff Wharton, Member, APTA Executive Committee; Chair, APTA Business Member Board of Governors; and President, IMPulse NC LLC, ​Mount Olive, NC
Panelists:
  • Lauren Skiver, CEO/General Manager, SunLine Transit Agency, Thousand Palms, CA
  • ​Lester Bryant, Board Secretary, VIA Metropolitan Transit, San Antonio, TX
  • Andre Gibson, Board Vice Chairman, Memphis Area Transit Authority, Memphis, TN

12 – 1 p.m.
Desert Vista CDE

Lunch

​1 – 2:15 p.m.
Desert Vista CDE
Business Member Committee Reports and Two-Year Work Programs:

Business Member Business Development Committee – Buddy Coleman
Business Member Workforce Development Committee – Bill Thomsen
Business Member Legislative Committee – Ray Melleady
Business Member Procurement Committee – Natalie Cornell
Business Member Programs Committee – Tony Kellen
Business Member Small Business Committee – Eve Williams
Proposed 2019 Business Member Activity Fund Budget – Janet Rogers

2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
Desert Vista CDE
​Session: APTA Leadership & Advocacy Agenda & Mid-Term Election Messaging

  • Rob Healy, Vice President – Government Affairs, APTA
​4 – 5 p.m.
Desert Vista CDE
Meeting Programming and Site Selection Committee Update

  • Carolyn Flowers, Senior Vice President, AECOM, Los Angeles, CA

6 – 8 p.m.
Verde Vista Terrace

Reception/Dinner​

Friday, January 26

7 – 7:45 a.m.
Verde Vista Terrace
Breakfast
7:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Verde Vista Foyer
​Registration

8 – 9:30 a.m. 
Verde Vista CDE

Session: Three Revolutions: Automated, Electric, and Shared

  • Dr. Dan Sperling, Professor – Civil Engineering and Environmental Science and Policy, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA
​9:30 – 10 a.m.
Verde Vista CDE
​APTF University Scholarship Program

  • Alan Wulkan, President, The Wulkan Group

10:15 – 11 a.m.
Verde Vista CDE

Session: Digital APTA

  • Randy Clarke, Vice President – Operations & Member Services, APTA

11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Verde Vista CDE

​APTA Industry Leadership Summit Topic Discussion

12 p.m. Adjourn

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