Conference Schedule

View previous conference schedules: 2016

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Mon., October 9

1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Vendor Setup
Greenwood Cultural Center

Tues., October 10

First Day of Conference

7:00 - 8:30 a.m.
Registration, Vendor Setup, Visit Vendor Expo
8:30 - 8:40
Welcome to Tulsa

Tulsa Mayor's Office Representative, and OPFMA President Dennis Bothell
8:40 - 8:55
Welcome and Introduction of PFS Speaking Team
8:55 - 9:25
How to Develop a Metric that Moves Fleet Performance
Dave Seavey, CAFM, former Fleet Director for the City of Seattle
9:25 - 10:00
Three Ways to Decrease Vehicle Downtime

Dave Seavey, CAFM, former Fleet Director for the City of Seattle
10:00 - 11:30
Visit Vendor Expo
11:30 - 1:00 pm
Lunch and Alternative Fuels Panel: Electric, CNG, Propane, Renewable Diesel & Driverless Vehicle Technology
Adriane Jaynes, Tulsa Clean Cities; Eric Pollard, Central Oklahoma Clean Cities
1:10 - 1:40
Parts Management Best Practices – Inventory Control
Sam Lamerato, CPFP, Superintendent of Fleet for Troy, MI (retired)
1:40 - 2:15
Parts Management Best Practices – Physical Inventory and Performance Measures
Sam Lamerato, CPFP, Superintendent of Fleet for Troy, MI (retired)
2:15 - 3:45
Visit Vendor Expo
3:45 - 4:15
Calculating Public Fleet Rates
John Hunt, Fleet Manager for Portland
4:15 - 4:50
How to Establish Vehicle Life Cycles
John Hunt, Fleet Manager for Portland
4:50 - 5:00
Day One Wrap-Up Discussion
5:00 - 8:30
Induction of 2018 Officers and Board Members; Dinner, Entertainment, Vendor Expo, and Networking

Wed., October 11

Second Day of Conference

7:00 - 8:00 a.m.
Registration, Breakfast, Visit Vendor Expo
8:00 - 8:20
Day 2 Opening Remarks and Discussion
Combined PFS Speaking Team
8:20 - 8:50
The Elements of a First Class Fuel Management System
Dave Seavey, CAFM, former Fleet Director for the City of Seattle
8:50 - 9:25
How to Establish an Effective Car Sharing Program
Dave Seavey, CAFM, former Fleet Director for the City of Seattle
9:25 - 11:00
Visit Vendor Expo
11:00 - 11:30
How to Determine Correct Staffing Levels
Sam Lamerato, CPFP, Superintendent of Fleet for Troy, MI (retired)
11:30 - 1:30 pm
Lunch and Tour of Tulsa Transit Maintenance Facility
(Vendor Booth Breakdown)
1:30 - 2:00
Top Public Fleet Performance Measures and how to Benchmark
John Hunt, Fleet Manager for Portland
2:00 - 2:35
Conducting an Effective Utilization Study and Rightsizing your Fleet
John Hunt, Fleet Manager for Portland
2:45 - 4:00
Big Solutions Roundtable Session and Wrap-Up Discussion
Combined PFS Speaking Team