Conference Agenda

The following is the agenda for the 2016 International Store Location Conference, held May 4-6, 2016, in Clearwater Beach, Florida..

TimePresentation/ActivityPerson/Company
Wednesday, May 4
6:00-7:30 PM
Evening Reception
This is a casual reception where attendees have a chance to meet each other before the conference. Light snacks and open bar!
Provided by Gravitec Development
Thursday, May 5
7:30-8:30 AM
Continental breakfastProvided by Gravitec Development
8:30-8:45
Welcome & Opening Remarks
Jim Puffer
Gravitec Development
8:45-10:30
Aldi: An Evolving Nationwide CompetitorDavid Rogers, PhD
DSR Marketing Systems
10:30-10:45Break
10:45-11:15
SITESPLUS 2015.1 Formal ReleaseJim Puffer
Gravitec Development
11:15-12:00
Misleading Maps and StatisticsKevin Anderson / Anderson Consulting
Mike McGill / Wakefern Food Corp.
12:00-1:00 PM
Lunch
Provided by Gravitec Development
1:00-2:00
Welcome to the Underworld of LeasesAndy Graiser
A&G Realty Partners
2:00-4:30
Workshops
Gravity Modeling Theory
Jim Puffer
Gravitec Development
Technology Update Workshop2:00 David Beitz/Beitz & Daigh Geographics
3:00 Andy Moncla/BI Spatial
6:30-8:30
Dinner on the Beach
Gravitec has arranged a great dinner under the tents near the beach with open bar. There is no charge for this event, and you are welcome to bring your spouse or significant other.
Provided by Gravitec Development
Friday, May 6
7:30-8:30 AM
Continental breakfastProvided by Gravitec Development
8:30-8:45
Opening Statement & Recap
Jim Puffer
Gravitec Development
8:45-9:30
Tapping into Hidden ConsumersJessica Hererra
City of El Paso
9:30-10:00
The Proliferation of Small Organic StoresChris Utz
The Kroger Co.
10:00-10:45Beacon TechnologyJohn Tippetts
MTN Retail Advisors
10:45-11:45Delivering Tools for GrowthHoyoung Pak, President
Ace Wholesale Holdings
11:45-12:00
Conference Wrap-up & Evaluation