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What to Expect?

Join industry innovators, DFS partners and customers for two days packed with presentations and discussions focused on progressing fueling and convenience retail in the areas of:

  • Maximizing profitability and increasing customer loyalty through top-notch experiences 

  • Embracing shifting fuel demands and building winning strategies for clean energy evolution

  • Automating and driving site efficiency for optimal productivity and reduced operations expenses

  • Ensuring secure payments and connectivity for site managers and customers

 

Set in the heart of downtown Austin at the new Austin Marriott Downtown, you’ll also get over 18 hours of built in face-to-face networking time with peers, suppliers and partners, including an opening reception Monday night to kick us off, industry women’s dinner, meals and happy hours throughout, plus a great party Wednesday night featuring the best of Live Music Capitol vibes at Fareground Austin. 

Monday, March 25

2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Registration Opens - Badge Pick-Up (Level 2, outside Moontower) 

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Welcome Reception: Cocktails and Appetizers Zanzibar (Rooftop Bar)

*Badge required for entry. If you've not had an opportunity to pick up your badge prior, please stop at the DFS check in table at Zanzibar. 

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

CSW & DFS VIP Women's Dinner* Location: Malverde (La Condesa)

*Attendance by invitation only. For more details, reach out to a member of the DFS team or contact marketing@doverfs.com

Dinner Supported by:

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Tuesday, March 26

Day One

Registration open 7am - 5pm, 2nd floor outside Moontower Hall


7:00 am - 8:30 am

Expo Showcase & Breakfast (Moontower Hall)
Headshot Hub is open!

8:30 am - 8:45 am

Opening Remarks - Kendra Keller, VP and GM of North America, DFS (Waller Ballroom)

8:45 am - 10:00 am

Keynote Day One (Waller Ballroom)

How Technology Can Revolutionize Roads and Highways with Allie Kelly, Transportation Futurist

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Interactive Break (Moontower Hall)

Headshot Hub is open!

10:30 am - 11:30 am

DFS Session Day One (Waller Ballroom)

Leveraging AI and Other Trailblazing Technologies Into Your C-Store with SparkCognition, Microsoft, Happiest Minds and Willow Tree

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

DFS Session Day One (Waller Ballroom)

Global Outlook on Alternative Fuels: Industry Panel with Toyota, Chevron, USDA and Vertex Energy 

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch & Expo Showcase (Moontower Hall)

Headshot Hub is open!

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

DFS Session Day One (Waller Ballroom)

Payment Security (P2PE): Going Beyond EMV with ACI Worldwide, Albertsons Companies, Inc., Bluefin and VISA

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

DFS Session Day One (Waller Ballroom)

Frictionless Customer Experience Panel with Amazon, Mashgin and GRUBBRR

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Interactive Break (Moontower Hall)

Headshot Hub is open!

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

DFS Session Day One (Waller Ballroom)

EV Panel: How to Capitalize on the Business Opportunity with DFS, LilyPad EV and OWL Services

*DFS special announcement

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Expo Showcase Happy Hour (Moontower Hall)

Headshot Hub is open!

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Wednesday, March 27

Day Two

Registration open 7am - 5pm, 2nd floor outside Moontower Hall
 

7:00 am - 8:30 am
Expo Showcase & Breakfast (Moontower Hall)

Optional: DFS Product Insider & Update

Headshot Hub is open!
 

8:30 am - 10:00 am

Keynote Day Two (Waller Ballroom)

Digital Frontiers: Leveraging Media in the Digital Transformation with Matt Curtis from An Ideas Company

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Interactive Break (Moontower Hall)

Headshot Hub is open!

10:30 am - 11:30 am

DFS Session Day Two (Waller Ballroom)

Driving Results Through Brand Obsession, Loyalty and Untraditional Approaches: Power Pairings With Bulloch Technologies, Exchange Solutions, Jump Start, GHS, Velocity Logic, Key Oil Company and THRIVR

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

DFS Session Day Two (Waller Ballroom)

POS & Loyalty Trends Brief With Payment Experts From P97 Networks, Bulloch Technologies and Exchange Solutions

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch & Expo Showcase (Moontower Hall)

Headshot Hub is open!

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

DFS Session Day Two (Waller Ballroom)

Protecting Your Assets and Cybersecurity Challenges With Industry Thought Leaders From DFS, Texas Food and Fuel Association, Optiv and more

2:30 pm - 3:15 pm

DFS Hackathon Awards Ceremony (Waller Ballroom)

Presenters Include Mansfield Oil, Happiest Minds and DFS

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm

Interactive Break (Moontower Hall)

Headshot Hub is open!

3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

DFS Session Day Two (Waller Ballroom)

Transforming The Way Consumers View C-Store and Truck Stops with CEFCO, Green Valley Grocery, NACS, Impact 21 and DFS

4:45 pm - 5:00 pm

Closing Remarks from DFS, David Crouse, President, and Kendra Keller, North America Vice President and General Manager (Waller Ballroom)

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Conference Party sponsored by Verifone

Join us at Fareground Austin for a taste of premier Austin restaurants and the best of Live Music Capitol vibes. 

*Badge required for entry

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WE’RE STEPPING THINGS UP A NOTCH.
WE’VE GOT OUR FOOT ON THE GAS.

Full Speed Ahead

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