Monday, May 4

2:00 – 5:00 PM Registration

6:30 – 9:00 PM Opening Reception

Tuesday, May 5

7:00 – 8:00 AM Breakfast


John Lofstock
Executive Director | The National Advisory Group (NAG)
Editor-in-Chief | The Convenience Store Decisions Group


Jeremie Myhren
Vice President, Information Technology | Road Ranger


Stacey Davis
Marketing Manager | Clifford Fuel

8:30 – 9:15 AM GENERAL SESSION: Effective Leadership: The Best Ways to Manage People, David J. Caruso, Director, Stewart’s Shops

9:15 – 9:30 AM Break/Visit Sponsor Tables

10:30 – 10:45 AM Break/Visit Sponsor Tables

1) Foodservice: Track Leader Kalen Frese, Warrenton Oil, Dyson Williams, Dandy Mini Marts. The Impact of Delivery and Online Sales: How do we protect our food customers?

2) Leadership and Finance: Track Leader, Jeff Carpenter, Clifford Fuel Co. Inc.: Motivation and Engagement, Leading with Vision, and Purpose

3) Technology: Track Leader, Jeremie Myhern, Road Ranger: What is Blockchain and how will it affect you?

4) Fuels: Track Leader, Caroline Filchak, Clipper Petroleum: Fuel Disruption: How c-stores are adapting to the changing fuel market by integrating electric vehicle charging stations and flex fuels.

5) Branding and Marketing: Track Leader, Stacey Davis, Clifford Fuel Co. Inc.: Brand Strategy: Navigating maintaining a brand personality and combining data with experiences to increase sales in an inundated market.

12:00 – 1:00 PM Lunch

1:00 – 5:00 PM Store Tours (Twice Daily, Mapco, Sudden Service, Thorntons)

6:00 – 9:00 PM Reception & Networking

Wednesday, May 6

7:30 – 8:30 AM Working Breakfast: Urban Insights: Key Learnings From Independent Multicultural Outlets. Suzy Silliman, Urban Independent HFO Scanner Data

8:30 – 9:30 AM GENERAL SESSION: The Changing Fuel Market: Understanding the Rise of Alternative Fuels, Electric Vehicles and Self-Driving Technology. John Eichberger, Executive Director, The Fuels Institute

9:30 – 11:00 AM INFOEXCHANGES: Leadership, Foodservice, Technology/Loyalty Programs, Human Resources, Finance and Real Estate

11:00 – 11:15 AM Break/Visit Sponsor Tables

11:15 – 12:00 PM GENERAL SESSION: Emerging Trends and Legislative Overview: CBD, Plastic Regulations, Product Innovation

12:00 PM Wrap Up & Depart