The Fuel & Convenience Summit is an event designed for businesses who operate in the downstream fuel supply chain. Hosted by the Texas Food & Fuel Association, the Fuel & Convenience Summit was formed as part of a strategic initiative to connect thought leaders, vendors, and others in Texas who have a stake in the fuel marketing and convenience retailing industries.
By participating in the Fuel & Convenience Summit, you'll be among the first to:
Gain a new perspective on how your business is performing against competitors in Texas and across the country.
Discover how our industry's super stars continue to grow their businesses, along with areas to enhance your own company's performance.
Monday, October 18, 2021
9:00 am – 3:00 pm Registration
9:30 am – 11:30 am Executive Council Meeting
11:30 am – 1:00 pm Summit Lunch
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Retail Operations Council Meeting
Wholesale Operations Council Meeting
1:15 pm – 2:00 pm Membership Council Meeting
2:15 pm – 3:00 pm Council on Transportation Meeting
3:15pm – 5:15 pm Board of Directors Meeting
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Sponsorship Table Exhibit Set-Up
5:15 pm – 7:00 pm Summit Social
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm NextGen Council Dinner, Cork & Barrel Restaurant
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
7:30 am – 3:30 pm Registration
7:45 am – 8:30 am Summit Breakfast Buffet
8:30 am – 9:15 am Opening General Session: ~ Invited Guest Speaker,Ross Ramsey - The Texas Tribune 9:30 am – 10:15 am Electrification in Texas – An Overview of the Power Generation Industry
Texas Power Producers are regulated by the Public Utility Commission and the Electric Reliability Council of Texas. While most Texans have heard of these
agencies, what is their role? Where does Texas stand
in meeting current power needs? How do the changes
mandate after the Winter Storm affect power producers? How does the PUC interfacewith ERCOT? What role will the PUC play in the EV charging market? ~ Guest Speaker, Commissioner Will McAdams, Public Utility Commission of Texas
10:15 am – 10:30 am Networking Break
10:30 am – 11:30 am Electrification – Taking the Right Steps Now Are you feeling like you’re behind the “curve” on thinking about electrification? You want to keep up and not get left in the technology “dust” of our ever-changing world? This session will follow the path from the first, give you the basics, and then help you direct yourself to take the right steps now to plan for the upcoming transition to Electric Vehicles. ~ Guest Speakers, Tammy Klein, Transportation Strategies & Karl Doenges, NACS
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm Summit Luncheon ~ EK Bennett Presentation & Passing of the Gavel ~ Guest Speaker, Brian E. Francis, Executive Director, TX Dept. of Licensing & Regulation
1:30 pm – 2:45 pm Update on New TDLR Skimmer Rules and Retail Fuel Theft Schemes
Jessica Escobar, Assistant General Counsel, TDLR, and Brett Froh, Investigator, Criminal Investigation Division, Comptroller’s Office will each present the latest information on the Skimmer Program rules for retailers as well as the latest fuel theft schemes plaguing retailers throughout Texas.
2:45 pm – 3:00 pm Networking Break
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm The Outlook for the Texas Economy with aFocus on Underlying Patterns Affecting Energy and Fuel ~Guest Speaker, Dr. Ray Perryman