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Brannen, Randy145x216

Randy Brannen, CAFS, NCT II
Vice President - Sales & Marketing
Kleen-Air Filters

Sales
Thursday, October 3 | 10:20 am - 10:40 am

Chausvsky, Alex145x216

Alex Chausovsky
Director of Analytics and Consulting
Bundy Group

Keynote: Economic and Labor Market Update
Tuesday, October 1 | 8:35 am - 9:35 am

Analyze headline economic data such as inflation, interest rates, labor market conditions, consumer spending, and business investment and offer actionable advice on what businesses can do to prepare for economic transformations.

Roundtable Discussion with Alex Chausovsky
Tuesday, October 1 | 9:55 am - 10:40 am

Following the insightful Economic and Labor Market Update, this Roundtable Discussion aims to delve deeper into the practical implications and strategies businesses can employ to navigate the ever-changing economic landscape.

Keynote: Building an Effective Talent Strategy
Wednesday, October 2 | 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Proven Tactics to Attract, Hire and Retain Your Most Valuable Asset - Despite the macroeconomic headwinds, the competition for talent remains fierce. Some organizations are ill-prepared to handle the challenges of complex post-pandemic labor market, shackled by the “we’ve always done it this way” mentality. Others are thriving, armed with analytical insights and surrounded by allies, allowing them to attract, hire and retain highly performing impact players in their industry. What kind of an organization are you? More importantly, what kind do you want to be in the future?

Denton, Will145x216

Will Denton, CAFS, NCT II
Vice President
Joe W. Fly Co., Inc.

Understanding NCT Certification: Enhancing Your Air Filtration Expertise
Tuesday, October 1 | 10:40 am - 11:00 am

This session is designed for professionals in the air filtration industry who are looking to deepen their knowledge and skills through our NAFA Certified Technician (NCT) program.

You will gain a comprehensive understanding of the competencies covered in both level I and II of the NCT certification. We will explore practical applications, best practices, and the significant benefits that achieving these certifications can bring to your career and organization. Whether you're new to the field or a seasoned professional, this session will provide valuable insights into how NCT certifications can improve air quality, enhance operational efficiency, and ensure compliance with industry standards.

Rosenthal, Patrick145x216

Patrick Rosenthal, CAFS, NCT
Central Texas Manager
TEX-Air Filters

Business Meeting and Awards
Thursday, October 3 | 9:30 am - 10:20 am

Join us to stay informed, celebrate achievements, and discover opportunities for engagement within the air filtration community.

Schreibfeder, Jon145x216

Jon Schreibfeder
President
Effective Inventory Management, Inc.,

Balancing Your Inventory, Customer Service and Profitability
Wednesday, October 2 | 11:10 am - 12:00 pm

The goal of effective inventory management is to “meet or exceed your customers’ expectations of product availability with the amount of each item that will maximize your net profitability”. In this session we will explore how to achieve this goal. Topics will include:

  • How do you determine customer expectations? Do expectations vary for different segments of your inventory?
  • How do you decide what products to have in stock and available for immediate delivery?
  • How do you accurately forecast future demand of each item?
  • Ensuring your anticipated replenishment lead times and other replenishment parameters are accurate.
  • Maximizing profitability by buying the optimum quantity of each product.
  • Effectively analyzing your investment in stock inventory.

Our goal for you to leave this session with a plan to achieve the goal of effective inventory management.

Southerland, Billy145x216

Billy Southerland
CEO/CBO
IronRoad

Impacting the Bottom Line through Outsourcing and Group Purchasing Strategies
Wednesday, October 2 | 10:00 am - 10:50 am

Are you encountering obstacles in expanding your business amid today's changing landscape and increasing costs? Managing healthcare expenses, HR, Payroll, Workers' Compensation, and employee benefits can be overwhelming.

Fortunately, there are strategies to overcome these challenges, enabling you to concentrate on business growth. Instead of working in your business to manage the cost of many of your topline expenses, allow experts to do it more effectively and predictably. You now have access to companies around the globe that specialize in delivering this service and product to you so that you can focus on growing your business with more capital available to do so.