program

program
FTU | Seattle

Friday, April 25th

5:30 pm
Registration is open

6:30 pm
Happy hour sponsored by Marriott and Milepoint

Saturday, April 26th

9:00am – 9:25am
Welcome and Introduction
Speaker(s): Gary Leff – Washington Ballroom

A Word From Our Sponsorsn – Washington Ballroom

9:15am – 10:45am
Introduction to Miles & Points
Speaker(s): Summer Hull / Ed Pizzarello Seattle Ballroom

The Art of the Mileage Run
Speaker(s): Ben Schlappig
Snoqualmie Ballroom

Massive Earning From Credit Cards
Speaker(s): Daraius Dubash
Washington Ballroom

11:00am – 12:15pm
Introduction to Award Booking Part I
Speaker(s): Ben Schlappig & Gary Leff
Snoqualmie Ballroom

Manufacturing Miles: Accelerate point-earnings through manufactured spend, category bonuses, and more.
Speaker(s): Frequent Miler
Washington Ballroom

Online Tools to Travel Better
Speaker(s): Wandering Aramean
Seattle Ballroom

12:15pm – 1:15pm
LUNCH

1:15pm – 2:30pm
Launchpoint
Speaker(s): Randy Petersen
Washington Ballroom

2:45pm – 4:00pm
Advanced Q&A
Speaker(s): Ben Schlappig & Gary Leff
Washington Ballroom

Hacking United Airlines
Speaker(s): Matthew Klint
Snoqualmie Ballroom

Beginner Q&A
Speaker(s): Daraius Dubash
Seattle Ballroom

4:15pm – 5:30pm
Award Booking Part II
Speaker(s):
Ben Schlappig & Gary Leff
Washington Ballroom

Opening Doors to Hidden Countries
Speaker(s): Stefan Krasowski
Snoqualmie Ballroom

Inside Hyatt and SPG
Speaker(s): Ed Pizzarello
Seattle Ballroom

Sunday, April 27th

9:00am – 10:15am
Rental Car Savings
Speaker(s): Stefan Krasowski
Snoqualmie Ballroom

Advanced Q&A Part Two
Speaker(s): Ben Schlappig & Gary Leff
Washington Ballroom

Leveraging the American Aadvantage Program
Speaker(s): Ed Pizzarello
Seattle Ballroom

10:30am – 11:45am
Where the Game is Headed
Speaker(s): Gary, Ben, Seth, Greg, Scott
Washington Ballroom

12:00pm – 1:00pm
LUNCH

1:00pm – 2:15pm
Manufactured Spend in a Post-Vanilla Reload World
Speaker(s): Amol Koldhekar
Washington Ballroom

Forget Hotel Loyalty: Save Money Off the Beaten Path
Speaker(s): Seth Miller
Snoqualmie Ballroom

2:30pm – 3:45pm
Wallet Loyalty: Using Priceline for Hotel Savings
Speaker(s): Sam Weiler
Washington Ballroom

Which Hotel Loyalty Program is Right for You?
Speaker(s): Scott Mackenzie
Snoqualmie Ballroom

The Right Way to Get What You’re Entitled To – And More
Speaker(s): Nathan Rau & Michael Rubiano
Seattle Ballroom

4:00pm – 5:15pm
Hidden Gem of the Emerald City: Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan
Speaker(s): Scott Mackenzie
Snoqualmie Ballroom

Million Mile Madness: The story behind my attempt to earn 1 Million Miles in one month
Speaker(s): Frequent Miler
Washington Ballroom

FTU Advanced | Chicago (July) – Preliminary

Friday, July 18th

6:00 PM – 6:30PM registration and goodie bag hand out
6:30 PM Welcome cocktail hour with open bar hosted by Million Mile Secrets

Saturday, July 19th

8:00 AM Registration opens and breakfast is served
9:00 AM Sessions start and continue throughout morning
12:00 – 1:00 PM Lunch is served
1:00 PM Sessions continue until 5pm

Sunday, July 20th

8:00 AM Breakfast is served
9:00 AM Sessions start and continue throughout morning
12:00 – 1:00 PM Lunch is served
1:00 PM Sessions continue until 4pm
4:00 PM Program ends

FTU Advanced | Chicago (Sept) – Preliminary

Friday, September 26th

6:00 PM – 6:30PM registration and goodie bag hand out
6:30 PM Welcome cocktail hour with open bar

Saturday, September 27th

8:00 AM Registration opens and breakfast is served
9:00 AM Sessions start and continue throughout morning
12:00 – 1:00 PM Lunch is served
1:00 PM Sessions continue until 5pm

Sunday, September 28th

8:00 AM Breakfast is served
9:00 AM Sessions start and continue throughout morning
12:00 – 1:00 PM Lunch is served
1:00 PM Sessions continue until 4pm
4:00 PM Program ends