MONDAY,  December 4

A series of pre-conference industry meetings and workshops are open to all attendees beginning at 10:00am. Times TBA.

  • Track Surface Regulatory Requirements
  • 3rd Annual Racing Secretaries Summit
  • HISA Workshop for State Regulators and Stewards
  • NTRA/NHC Workshop

5:00-6:00 pm   |  Exhibit Area
Opening Reception


TUESDAY,  December 5

7:00-8:00 am  |  Catalina Ballroom
Complimentary Breakfast Buffet

8:00-8:30 am  |  Salon A&B
Welcome & Keynote Address

8:30-9:00 am  |  Salon A&B
HISA in 2024 and Beyond

9:15-10:30 am  |  Salon A&B
Legends of the Game – Racing's Iconic Turf Writers

10:45-11:45 am  |  Salon A&B
Embracing Change – Are We Ready to Adopt Category 1 Rules In the US?

Noon-1:00 pm  |  Kiva Ballroom
Luncheon, Awards and Presentations

1:15-2:30 pm  |  Salon A&B
Land For Sale. How Will Race Track Closures Impact the Industry’s Long-Term Sustainability?

1:30-3:30 pm  |  Executive Boardroom
International Tote Protocol Meeting

2:30-3:30 pm  |  Salon A&B
Strengthening Your Simulcast Content – Maximizing Handle in Diverse International Betting Markets

3:45-4:45 pm |  Salon A&B
Computer-Assisted Wagering – The Good, The Bad, and The Future

5:00-6:00 pm  |  Exhibit Area
Evening Networking Reception


WEDNESDAY,  December 6

7:00-8:00 am  |  Catalina Ballroom
Complimentary Breakfast Buffet

7:00-8:00 am  |  Ventana Room
Prayer Breakfast

8:00-8:15 am  |  Salon A&B
RTIP Senior Capstone Presentations

8:15-9:00 am  |  Salon A&B
Racing’s Success Stories – The Year in Review

9:00-10:15 am  |  Salon A&B
From Data to Dollars – Understanding Horse Racing’s Economic Impact As Racing’s Future is Questioned

10:30-11:45 am  |  Salon A&B
Out of the Shadows – Shining a Spotlight on Mental Health and Emotional Wellness

11:45 am-12:15 pm  |  Salon A&B
Movie Screening: The Fall

1:30-2:30 pm  |  Salon A&B
TPA Mark Kaufman Workshop – Protocols and Communication Strategies for Equine and Jockey Injuries 

2:30-3:30 pm  |  Salon A&B
The Industry’s Watchful Eyes – An Up-Close Look at Regulatory Investigations and Racing Integrity Teams

3:45-4:45 pm  |  Salon A&B
Updates & Path Forward – HISA’s Racetrack Safety and Anti-Doping & Medication Control Programs

5:00-6:00 pm  |  Exhibit Area
Closing Reception

*Times subject to change