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Date/Time:     Tuesday, March 6, 2018

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

 Location:        The Victory Building

1401 West Capitol Avenue
Suite 445
Little Rock, AR 72201
 

LITTLE ROCK, ARK. - Arkansas Trucking Association’s Accounting & Finance Council is hosting a Blockchain Primer next week, on Tuesday, March 6, in Little Rock, Ark for its first quarterly meeting.

The meeting will be held from 10 am to 2 pm, and lunch will be sponsored by McLeod Software and served while attendees network with other accounting and finance professionals in the industry and learn from experts in a workshop-style setting.

You’ve heard that blockchain will be the industry’s next disruption, come learn the basics from expert Ken Craig of McLeod Software who will  be presenting Blockchain 101. Craig has provided virtual CIO consulting, IT leadership, and strategic planning to many American companies helping them with all aspects of enterprise information systems including strategic planning, operations management, data management, and project execution.

President of the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BITA) Chris Burrus will explain why blockchain technology will revolutionize transportation. Burruss is the former president of the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and former CEO of the Tennessee Trucking Association.

Students from the University of Arkansas College of Business’ winning Hackathon team will also present the blockchain project that offers a solution to optimize the carrier payment process.

Arkansas Trucking Association members may attend the meeting for free when RSVPing by Friday, March 2. Other guests may attend for a small fee. Call 501-372-3462 to register.

Contact Us

Arkansas Trucking Association
PO Box 3476 (72203)
1401 West Capitol Ave.
Little Rock, AR 72201

(501) 372-3462 | Phone
(501) 376-1810 | Fax

Our Mission

  • PROTECT the collective interests of trucking companies in the political and regulatory arenas.
  • PROMOTE the dynamics of trucking so that people have a better understanding of the link between America's primary freight delivery system and the standard of living they enjoy.
  • SERVE our members to help them to grow their business and their profits
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