More information will be added to the 2017 Industry Summit schedule as they become available.
|Monday, June 5 — Travel Day|
|5:00 – 7:00||Backyard Party Austin Style|
|Tuesday, June 6|
|8:00 – 8:45||Welcome & Introductions|
|8:45 – 9:30||Kim Rhode, Six-time Olympic Medalist|
|9:30 – 10:00||Recruitment, Retention, Reactivation — Matt Dunfee, Wildlife Management Institute|
|10:00 – 10:15||Hunters’ & Shooters’ Dollars in Action — Bob Curry, USFWS Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Deputy Assistant Director|
|10:15- 10:30||Morning break|
|10:30 – 11:15||The Rise or Demise of the Shooting Sports — Julie Golob, pro shooter|
|11:15 – 12:00||Crossing the Generational Divide — Matt Beaudreau
Matt is not your typical Millennial. He along with his cohorts from the Center for Generational Kinetics are helping business leaders around the world bridge the gap in communicating across the various ages, attitudes, similarities and differences in the workforce.
|1:00 – 1:45||
‘Can You Hear Me Now?’ The Many Voices of the Shooting Sports
Grassroots Panel featuring Maj Toure, founder of Black Guns Matter; Nichole Stallard, Pink Pistols; Jun Wong, firearms instructor; Alix Pedraza, diversity and outreach coordinator, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources; Carrie Lightfoot, The Well-Armed Women.
|1:45 – 2:30||Why Happiness Is Serious Business — Sunny Grosso, Coaching & Culture Chief, Delivering Happiness
Sunny will break down the science and current trends associated with developing a work culture that helps staff members become happier at work, thus increasing productivity and profits.
|2:30 – 3:15||
Women of the Industry
Panel featuring Linda Powell, O.F. Mossberg; Shari Legate, FMG Publications; Leaha Wirth, HIVIZ Shooting Systems; and Sylvia Cabera, USFWS. These women have each been in the industry for more than 20 years. They’ll look back on their beginnings, the state of women in the industry and what the future holds for women — in the industry and as gun owners.
|3:15 – 5:15||Micro Sessions
During the micro sessions, we’ll work together to create action items that we as an industry can put into place to make a difference. A challenge will be issued to all as we come together to tackle the issues we face head on.
|5:15 – 6:30||Cocktail Reception|
|6:30||Dinner On Your Own|
|Wednesday, June 7|
|8:30 – 9:00||Results of Tuesday’s Micro Sessions — Action Items|
|9:00 – 9:45||
A View From The Top
CEO panel featuring Brett Flaugher, President, Winchester Ammunition; Travis Hall, CEO, Browning Arms; Marty Daniel, President and CEO, Daniel Defense; and Mike Thomas, Chief Operating Officer, HIVIZ Shooting Systems.
|9:45 – 10:30||Locavores — Hunting & the Local Food Movement|
|10:30 – 10:45||Break|
|10:45 – 11:30||Live Inspired — Keynote address by John O’Leary, best-selling author and inspirational speaker
John will end the 2017 Summit by setting our hearts and minds On Fire with tales of inspiration, personal growth and an attitude that will make each of us look within to see how we can live an inspired life.
|11:30 – 12:00||Closing remarks|
* Schedule subject to change