Educational Sessions

Use this list to figure out where you'll soak up knowledge at the show.

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Sunday, Oct. 7

  • 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Catering to Their Needs*

Discover Hidden Energy Efficiencies

Encouraging an Ownership Mentality

Inside Washington: HR Hot Spots

Managing Data Security

Mobile-ize Your Brand*

Preparing for New Federal UST Rules

Profitable Plan-o-grams

Technology for Under 10 Stores

Vendors are Your Friends

  • 2:45-3:45 p.m

Branding a Small Fish in a Big Sea

Bright Ideas from Around the World

Capital Planning for Growth

Consumer Perceptions at the Pump

Filling Your Roster with Heavy Hitters

Food Safety on the Line (repeated Tuesday)

Future Payment Landscape

Global Food Marketplace*

Mind Your Own BI

Social Experience Design*

  • 4-5 p.m.

Bright Ideas from Around the World (continued)

Compensation: The Full Package

Changing Perceptions Through Healthy Options*

Digital Market-ology

Game Changer: EMV

Hedging Your Fuel Bet

Maximizing Shopper Occasions*

Moneymaking Metrics

M&A Agility

Private-Label Profit Puzzle

Monday, Oct. 8

  • 8:45-9:45 a.m.

Convenience Store Foodservice Makeover

Hot Sales in Cold Spaces*

Leveraging Social Media in Your People Strategy

Millennials: Next-Generation Customers

Mobile Ops

Social Marketing with Retailers

Taking Up the Leadership Challenge

Tobacco: Managing the Changes

Tuesday, Oct. 9

  • 8:45-9:45 a.m.

Bridging the Departmental Divide

Best Practices in Fuel Loyalty Programs

Emerging Technologies: Reality vs. Vaporware

Food Safety on the Line (repeat)

Global Retail Design

Inside Washington: Filling Up on Fuel Issues

Leveraging Supplier Relationships

Making Your Culture Your Brand

Sustaining a Superstar Staff

Think Like Your Customers*

Using Your Front Line to Improve Your Bottom Line*

General Sessions

  • Monday, Oct. 8, 10-11:15 a.m.

Opening General Session featuring Peter Sheahan

  • Tuesday, Oct. 9, 10-11:15 a.m.

Ideas 2 Go General Session

  • Wednesday, Oct. 10, 8-9 a.m.

General Session featuring Howard Dean and Rick Santorum

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