Spring Meeting Agenda





2024 Spring Meeting: Program Schedule of Events

AHTD meeting activities are for individuals 21 years and older. AHTD Spring Meeting 2024 name badges must be worn at all events. Individuals not wearing an SM2024 badge will be invoiced for a meeting registration fee. 


 

Tuesday, April 16. 2024
3:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. Executive Committee Meeting (invitation only)
6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Board of Directors Dinner (invitation only)
Wednesday, April 17. 2024
7:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Board of Directors Meeting  (invitation only)
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration Desk Open
2:00 p.m. Program Committee Meeting
2:00 p.m. MAC Committee Meeting
2:00 p.m. Promotion Committee Meeting
2:00 p.m. Membership Committee Meeting
3:00 p.m. Women in Automation Meet-Up
3:00 p.m. Executive Roundtable (closed group)
4:00 p.m. Past Presidents Roundtable
4:00 p.m. Future Leaders Program Meet-Up: Grads & Current Participants
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registered Guest Program Reception
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. First-Time Attendee Reception
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Opening Welcome Reception
7:30 p.m. Dinner on your own
Thursday, April 18, 2024
7:00  a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration Desk Open
7:00 a.m. – 8:30  a.m. Breakfast
7:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Strategic Business Partner Booths Open
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  Future Leaders Groups Charlie & Delta
8:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. General Session # 1: Henry Evans
8:30 a.m.  – 3:00 p.m.  Registered Guest Program Breakfast & Tour
10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. General Session # 2: Nancy Giordano
12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Lunch
1:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. General Session # 3: Lars Daniel
2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Break
3:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. General Session # 4: Chad Williams
4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Product Showcase and Reception:  It is AHTD policy that no outside meetings take place during official AHTD programming. 
7:30 p.m. Dinner on your own
Friday, April 19, 2024
7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Registration Desk Open
7:00  a.m.  – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast
7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Strategic Business Partner Booths Open
8:00 a.m - 12:00 p.m.  Future Leaders Groups Charlie & Delta
8:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. General Session # 1: Dr. Thom Mayer
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Registered Guest Breakfast
9:30  a.m. - 10:30 a.m.  Registered Guest Meeting
10:15  a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. -  12:00 p.m. General Session # 2: Brian Beaulieu
12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. Boxed Lunch Pick-up
Optional Tours After Lunch
(Times will vary for each)
Option 1: San Antonio at a Glance | 12:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Option 2: Skeet Shooting Tour | 12:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Option 3: Golf at TPC San Antonio on the Oaks Course | 1:00 p.m. shotgun start
Attendees must preregister for each. Not included in the registration fee. 
6:00  p.m. – 10:00 p.m. We'll see you at the Final Night Party, Cowboy-Style - Yee-Haw Texas! 
Did someone say BBQ? No need to put on your best bib and tucker!  Grab your hat, shine that belt buckle, and pull on your jeans and plaid because we're saying goodbye to San Antonio, cowboy-style!  Before lighting a shuck for home, join us for a spell on the lawn at the JW and enjoy all that Texas has to offer - BBQ, music, and maybe even a special guest or two. Pray tell, is there a better way to spend an evening than with a good many of your AHTD friends and colleagues? Get ready for a rip-snorting party that'll make you want to say, “Yee haw!”  

AHTD IS #BetterStrongerBolder in Texas

Suggested Attire:  
For our relaxed and fun AHTD BBQ, feel free to wear casual clothes, including jeans and T-shirts, and be sure to bring another layer to wear if the evening turns chilly. 

NOTE: This experience is included in the registration and guest fee.

Evening activities are open to attendees and registered guests only. Attendees must be 21 and older. Individuals not wearing an SM24 badge with be invoiced for a member registration.

* All event times and locations are subject to change. Stay up-to date with any changes to meeting arrangements by downloading the AHTD mobile app.