|2019 Fall Meeting|
BSA’s 2019 Fall Meeting
Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park
|BSA Fall Meeting||Sept 15 – 17, 2019|
|BSA PIE Workshop||Sept 17, 2019|
All Fees in USD per person
|Category||BSA Distributor Members||BSA Participating Manufacturers|
|BSA Fall Meeting Attendee: Includes BSA Committee and Task Force Meetings, Monday Lunch, and Monday Evening Dinner and Excellence Awards Presentation and PIE Workshop||$295||$395|
|BSA PIE Workshop Virtual Attendee: Includes virtual access to the PIE Workshop for as many employees as the company wishes to include||$50 per company||$50 per company|
|Spouse Attendee: Includes Monday Lunch and Dinner and Excellence Awards Presentation||$100||$100|
Cancellations received by August 23rd, 2019 will receive a full refund. No refunds will be issued after August 23rd, 2019. Cancellations must be in writing and sent to email@example.com.
Payment can be made online or by fax. The following credit cards are accepted by BSA: VISA, MasterCard, and American Express. Payments by check can be mailed to BSA, 800 Roosevelt Road, C-312, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137.
Photography & Video Recording Consent
Photography and video recording may be used throughout BSA's Fall Meeting and at related activities. Registration and attendance at and/or participation in the BSA Fall Meeting or other activities constitutes an agreement and consent by each registrant or participant for BSA and/or its licensees to use and distribute (both now and in the future) the image, likeness and voice of each registrant or participant (or family members) in photographs, videotapes, printed material, electronic reproductions and audio recording that are taken or recorded at such event or related activities.
If you have any questions, please contact BSA at firstname.lastname@example.org or 630-858-3838.
All times listed are Central US.
|8:00am - 4:00pm||Registration|
|9:00am - 2:30pm||2020 Convention Planning Meeting|
|7:30am - 4:00pm||Registration|
|7:30am – 8:30am||
Committee Leadership Coordination
Committee and Task Force Chairmen, Vice Chairs, and Manufacturer Liaisons Only
|8:30am – 9:30am||PIE Task Force|
|8:30am - 9:30am||Marketing Task Force|
|8:30am - 9:30am||Publication Review Task Force|
|9:45am – 10:45am||Digital Supply Chain Forum Task Force|
|9:45am - 10:45am||Excellence Awards Task Force|
|9:45am – 10:45am||Bearing Curriculum Advisory Group|
|11:00am – 12:00pm||Digital Fraud Task Force|
|11:00am - 12:00pm||Social Media Task Force|
|11:00am - 12:00pm||CBS Task Force|
|12:00pm - 1:30pm||BSA/ ABMA GROUP LUNCHEON AND PRESENTATION|
|1:45pm– 2:45pm||Emerging Technology Task Force|
||Certification and Education Committee
|2:45pm– 3:45pm||Distributor Manufacturer Relations Committee
|3:45pm– 4:45pm||Supply Chain Strategy & Technology Committee|
|4:45pm– 5:45pm||Member Engagement and Programs Committee|
|4:45pm– 5:45pm||Past Presidents Council|
|6:30pm||BSA/ABMA RECEPTION AND DINNER
Cocktail Reception with attendees of the BSA Committee Meetings, BSA PIE Workshop, and ABMA Meetings. Following the cocktail reception, there will be a group dinner and presentation of the 2019 BSA Excellence Awards.
|7:30am – 9:30am||Board of Directors Meeting
(Board Members & Committee Chairmen only)
|8:30am – 9:00am||Coffee Break and Continental Breakfast|
|9:00am – 11:00am||PIE Workshop (Separate Virtual Meeting Registration available)|
In addition to the important committee and task force work of the BSA Fall Meeting, there will be networking opportunities at lunch and dinner with BSA PIE Workshop Attendees and ABMA meeting attendees. The 2019 BSA Excellence Awards will be presented during the group dinner on Monday, September 16.
Fraud: Understanding Current Vulnerabilities and Potential Future Developments
Milan Kosanovich, FBI Supervisory Special Agent
Milan R. Kosanovich has worked for the FBI for over eleven years specializing in white collar criminal investigations. He is a graduate of Syracuse University (BS) and Georgetown University (JD). He has worked in the New Haven and Cleveland field offices. He served as a detailee to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission while working as a supervisor in the Economic Crimes Unit at FBI Headquarters. Mr. Kosanovich has lectured and presented on behalf of the FBI in Estonia, Netherlands, Canada, Israel, Seychelles, Mauritius, Malaysia, Germany and the United Kingdom.
He is currently assigned to the White Collar Crime squad in Cleveland, supervises the Northern Ohio Cryptocurrency Task Force and serves in multiple collateral duties as a member of a nationwide Corporate Fraud Response Team and as a Hostage Negotiator.
The 2019 BSA Excellence Awards will be presented on Monday evening, September 16 at the BSA/ABMA Fall Meeting Dinner.
The Bearing Manufacturer Excellence of Innovation in Product Design Award recognizes companies for innovation and excellence in product design or technology. The submission must be related to bearings, but may be an auxiliary item such as a mounting tool, monitoring device, etc. The BSA 2019 CBS Excellence Award recognizes BSA Distributor Companies in two categories. Awards are presented to the company with the highest percentage of its inside and outside sales force having attained Certified Bearing Specialist status and the company with the greatest percentage increase of its inside and outside sales force having attained Certified Bearing Specialist status.
The PIE Workshop is co-located with the BSA 2019 Fall Meeting and takes place 9:00 - 11:00am.
PIE (Product Information Exchange) was designed to streamline the exchange of product information between manufacturers and their authorized distributors without jeopardizing any customization distributors implement to meet the specific needs of their bearing end users. Don't miss this unique opportunity to learn more about how your company can contribute to establishing standards and requirements throughout your industry!
200 North Columbus Drive
Chicago, Illinois, USA, 60601
Guest rooms at the Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park are available at the BSA event discount of $309.00 (plus tax).
Transportation To / From O’Hare International Airport:
· Take I90/94.
· Follow signs to Chicago.
· Exit Ohio Street (Exit number 50B) and proceed three blocks to LaSalle Street.
· Turn right on LaSalle Street and proceed five blocks to Wacker Drive. Turn left on Wacker Drive and proceed ¾ mile to Columbus Drive (second light after Michigan Avenue).
· Turn right on Columbus Drive after 1 ¼ blocks.
· The Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park will be on your right, immediately after South Water Street.
Transportation To / From Midway Airport:
· From Midway Airport follow signs to Cicero Avenue (Northbound).
· Proceed on Cicero Avenue for two miles to I-55 North.
· From I-55 North, follow the signs to Lake Shore Drive North.
· From Lake Shore Drive North, drive one mile past Museum Campus, staying to the right.
· Exit onto Randolph Street/Wacker Drive.
· Upon crossing Randolph Street, stay to the left following the signs to Wacker Drive.
· Once on Wacker Drive, immediately merge right driving up ramp to upper level.
· Turn left on Columbus Drive (first stoplight) after 1 ¼ blocks.
· The Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park will be on your right (immediately after South Water Street).Learn More
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For a sneak peek at what Chicago has to offer for local entertainment and restaurants, check-out the Chicago Destination Guide.
The BSA Committee and Task Force Meetings will be held Monday, September 16, the 2020 Convention Planning Committee Meeting will be Sunday, September 15 and the Board meeting will be help Tuesday, September 17. Please review the schedule above for meeting times and to decide if you would like to arrive Saturday or Sunday. All attendees should plan on attending the Monday lunch and dinner events.