Fast-Paced Demos and High-Level Presentations

May 22 – 23, 2018 | Atlanta, GA

The transportation industry’s most exciting format for exploring essential FreightTech solutions takes place May 22 and 23 at the Georgia International Convention Center.  Tuesday, May 22, will be Demo Day: quick (timed) presentations demonstrating actual tech solutions and mock ups. No slide decks allowed. Wednesday, May 23, will encompass both keynote speakers and break out sessions in a traditional summit format.

This conference is guaranteed to be one of the most enlightening events of 2018.

Demos and presentations are sure to be chock full of captivating information and insights based on cutting-edge research and accurate, up-to-date information. The demo day will serve as an important opportunity for organizations and individuals to meet, learn what’s new and emerging, and collaborate on ways to propel the industry forward.


Monday, May 21 – BiTA Spring Symposium (Members Only) /  Demo practice

The Spring Symposium is limited to BiTA members. Learn more about BiTA membership and the Spring Symposium.

Tuesday, May 22nd – Demo Day, (Transparency18, Day 1)

  • Full day of 40 demos with breaks and lunch
  • 7-minute presentations to be live demo, simulator or video (no slide decks)
  • Networking reception, BBQ and live music to follow for Demo Day participants/sponsors and Transparency18 attendees

Wednesday, May 23rd – Speakers, Presentations, and Panels (Transparency18, Day 2)

7:00: AM – 8:00 AM | Breakfast

8:00: AM – 8:15: AMGeneral Session – Opening Welcome

8:15: AM – 9:00: AMKeynote – Technology Megatrends leading to the Disruption of Transportation 2020-2030 with Tony Seba

9:00: AM – 9:45: AM | Keynote – Disruptions: Real or Imagined – The Future of Transportation with Jason Schenker

9:45: AM – 10:15: AM | Break

10:15: AM – 11:00: AM | Keynote – The Blockchain Revolution: Changing Business and the World with Don Tapscott

11:00: AM – 11:45: AM | General Session – 2018-2025: The Future of the Freight Market – Economic,Technology and Future Trends

11:45: AM – 12:45: PM | Lunch

12:45: PM – 1:15: PM | Keynote – Rise of the Decentralized Economy with Bettina Warburg

1:15: PM – 2:15: PM | Break out sessions

Technology Track | The Digitization of Freight Brokerage

Financial Track | The Bull, The Bear and the Other Guy

Commercial Track | Navigating the Waters of becoming a Technology Company

2:15: PM – 3:15: PM | Break out sessions

Technology Track | Heavy Truck Telematics – Reshaping the Future of Transportation

Financial | Seed – Early Stage Startups

Commercial Track | How is Technology Affecting and Enabling the Micro-Carrier

3:15: PM – 3:45: PM | Break

3:45: PM – 4:45: PM | Break out sessions

Technology Track | Smart Trailers – Unleashing the Power of Connected Trailer Data

Financial Track | Venture Capital – Working with Start-ups at All Stages

Commercial Track | Data Don’t Care.The Truth Behind the Impact of ELD’s, Rates, Regulations and Technology