Conference Schedule

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Wed., October 3

8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
Golf Scramble Registration

Battle Creek Golf Course
9:00 a.m. -
Golf Scramble and Lunch

Battle Creek Golf Course
1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Vendor Setup

Stoney Creek Conference Center
5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Dinner, Board Member Announcement, Keynote Address

Shane Hamman, Two-Time Olympic Weight Lifter

Thurs., October 4

First Day of Conference

7:00 - 8:30 a.m.
Registration, Vendor Showcase, Breakfast
7:45 - 8:00
Optional Breakout Session: TBD
8:05 - 8:20
Optional Breakout Session: TBD
8:30 - 8:45
Conference Welcome and Introduction of PFS Speaking Team

City of Broken Arrow Representative
8:45 - 9:50
Fleet Replacement Strategies

John Hunt, CPFP, Fleet Manager – City of Portland, OR (retired)
9:50 - 10:00
Break and Networking
10:00 - 11:00
Parts Management Program Best Practices

Sam Lamerato, CPFP, Superintendent of Fleet for Troy, MI (retired)
11:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Lunch and Vendor Showcase
12:05 - 1:20
Optional Breakout Session: Not Your Father’s Auction – Merging Technology and Vendor Insight to Ensure Transparency and Accountability in Your Surplus Program
GovDeals
12:25 - 12:40
Optional Breakout Session: Providing Visibility to Achieve Efficient Fleet Operations
GPS Insight
12:45 - 1:00
Optional Breakout Session: Supply Chain Management and Technician Training Solutions

NAPA/IBS
1:05 - 1:20
Optional Breakout Session: Using Technology to Better Manage Your Fleet

Sourcewell
1:30 - 2:00
Promoting a Safe and Healthy Work Environment

John Hunt
2:00 - 2:30
How to Improve Your Vehicle and Equipment Maintenance Program

John Hunt
2:30 - 3:30
Vendor Showcase
2:40 - 2:55
Optional Breakout Session: TBD
3:00 - 3:15
Optional Breakout Session: TBD
3:30 - 4:00
How GPS and Telematics will Improve Your Fleet Operations

Sam Lamerato
4:00 - 5:00
Emerging Technologies – Solutions for Today’s Challenges Facing Regional Fleet Managers

Moderators – Sam Lamerato and John Hunt
5:00
Day One Wrap-Up Discussion / Dinner
5:45 -
Trivia Games and Networking Night

Blind Buffalo Pour House (in hotel)

Fri., October 5

Second Day of Conference

7:00 - 8:00 a.m.
Registration, Vendor Showcase, Breakfast
7:40 - 7:55
Optional Breakout Session: TBD
8:00 - 8:15
Optional Breakout Session: TBD
8:20 - 8:35
Optional Breakout Session: TBD
8:40 - 8:55
Optional Breakout Session: TBD
8:20 - 8:50
The Elements of a First Class Fuel Management System
Dave Seavey, CAFM, former Fleet Director for the City of Seattle
9:00 - 9:30
Defending Your Fully Burdened Shop Rate

Sam Lamerato
9:30 - 10:00
Conducting an Effective Utilization Study and Rightsizing your Fleet

John Hunt
10:00 - 10:10
Break and Networking
10:10 - 10:45
Getting the Most Out of Your Fleet Management Information System

Sam Lamerato
10:45 - 11:20
How to Attract and Retain Quality Fleet Professionals

Sam Lamerato
11:20
Closing Remarks

PFS Team