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Monday, October 17, 2016

12:00pm

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6:00pm

 

Registration Open
Schaumburg Foyer North

2:00pm

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3:00pm

 

Autonomous Vehicle Roundtable
Schaumburg G
Moderators will lead an interactive discussion on the safety concerns, current timeline and evolving technologies involved with the autonomous vehicle movement in the light-, medium- and heavy-duty industries. 
Moderator: Jim Park, Heavy Duty Trucking

3:10pm

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4:10pm

 

Fleet Technology 101: Orientation
Schaumburg E
Learn how to make the most of the Fleet Technology Expo with an insider's look into event highlights and industry trends.  This orientation is also designed to be an opportunity to meet fellow attendees and form connections that will last during the Expo and beyond.
Presenter: Stephane Babcock, Heavy Duty Trucking

4:20pm

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5:20pm

 

Light-Duty Session
The Future Fleet Vehicle
Schaumburg E
Panelists will provide overviews of new and upcoming in-vehicle technologies and how light-duty fleets will be able to benefit. The session will also give a look at where vehicle technologies are heading in the next 20 years.
Moderator: Chris Wolski, Automotive Fleet
Panelists: Jon Coleman, Ford Motor Company; Ross Friedmann, Hyundai Motor America Inc.; Erin Gilchrist, Safelite AutoGlass 

Medium- and Heavy-Duty Session
The Future Fleet Vehicle
Schaumburg G
Panelists will provide overviews of new and upcoming in-vehicle technologies and how heavy-duty fleets will be able to benefit. The session will also give a look at where vehicle technologies are heading in the next 20 years.
Moderator: Susan Fall, LaunchIt Public Relations
Panelists: Jerry Hubbell, TMC Future Truck; Steve Perkins, Volvo Trucks; Rodney Shaffer, Hino Trucks
                       

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

7:00am

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6:30pm

 

Registration Open
Schaumburg Foyer North

7:30am

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8:50am

 

Breakfast and Opening Keynote Address: Improving Vehicle Safety Through New Vehicle Technologies
Schaumburg Ballroom East
Keynote session to begin at 8:00am
This keynote address will provide an overview of new vehicle safety technologies, focusing both on systems that have recently been introduced on production vehicles and also future technologies and systems such as highly automated vehicles.   
Keynote Speaker: Tim Johnson, NHTSA Vehicle Research and Test Center

9:00am

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11:30am

 

11:30am

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2:00pm 

 

Exhibit Hall Open
Adventure Hall

12:00pm

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1:00pm

 

Lunch in Exhibit Hall
Adventure Hall

2:00pm

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3:00pm

 

Light-Duty Session
AmeriPride: An Alt-Fuel Success Story

Schaumburg E
AmeriPride Services, a uniform rental and linen supply company, has been transforming its fleet in an effort reduce energy consumption and its carbon footprint. The implementation of propane autogas and hybrid electric delivery vans is part of an overall company effort to “green” its operations.
Presenter: Banny Allison, AmeriPride Services Inc.

Medium- and Heavy-Duty Session
Safety Technology In and Out of Court
Schaumburg G
We will look at how ELDs/in-cab video/captured safety data can be used to exonerate drivers and also to demonstrate in court (or out of court) that a fleet is invested in ‘state-of-the-art’ safety technology.
Presenter: Mike Nalepka, VideoProtects

3:10pm

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4:10pm

  Light-Duty Session

Are We at the Electric Vehicle Tipping Point?
Schaumburg E
With the upcoming release of Tesla’s Model 3 and the availability of other lower cost electric vehicles, there seems to be a change in the tide of alt-fuel vehicles. Are electric vehicles a better alt-fuel option for fleets?
Presenter: Jason Mantel, Morpace

Medium- and Heavy-Duty Session
Equipment Testing: Do You Get Meaningful Results?
Schaumburg G
This session will explain the importance of validating company claims by truly understanding fuel in/fuel out and not just reading ECM data. The session will be presented by a representative from Vnomics on the importance of using statistical process control techniques along with fleet performance data to effectively evaluate the impact of equipment on fleet performance.
Presenter: Lloyd Palum, Vnomics Corp 

4:10pm

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4:30pm

 

Networking Refreshment Break
Schaumburg Foyer East

4:30pm

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5:30pm

 

Concurrent Sessions:
Emerging Technologies
Schaumburg E
Come and hear about the latest options aimed toward improving fleet efficiency in the areas of green fleet, fleet analytics and heavy-duty. Fleet suppliers will be presenting exciting new technologies and ideas that will truly benefit fleets. 

Fleet Tracking Challenge
Schaumburg G
See all the major players in fleet tracking take the challenge to differentiate themselves within the 5 minute timeframe allotted to each. If you are overwhelmed trying to understand which solutions are a fit for your operation, this session will help you narrow down your options.

5:30pm

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7:00pm

 

Evening Cocktail Reception and Exhibit Hall Open
Adventure Hall

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

7:30am

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2:00pm

 

Registration Open
Schaumburg Foyer North

8:00am

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9:00am

 

Breakfast
Schaumburg Ballroom East

9:10am

10:10am

 

Light-Duty Session
Case Study: The Future of Mobility
Schaumburg E
Ford Motor Company has a vision for smart transportation and sees a need for the development of intelligent vehicles and transport systems. The OEM’s “Blueprint for Mobility” envisions a transportation landscape where pedestrian, bicycle, private car, commercial and public transportation traffic are woven into a connected network to save time, conserve resources, lower emissions and improve safety.
Presenter: Jon Coleman, Ford Motor Company 

Medium- and Heavy-Duty Session
Fuel Transactions: Modern Methods or Antique Process?           
Schaumburg G
Has fuel management and fuel transaction technology caught up with the 21st century? How rampant is fuel theft?  This session will cover fuel integration utilizing RFID technology and back office integration.
Presenters: Vince Peschio, QuikQ; Josh Tippin, Quick Fuel

10:10am

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10:30am

 

Networking Refreshment Break
Schaumburg Foyer East

10:30am

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11:30am

 

Using Data to Achieve Your Fleet Profitability While Still Having Fun!
Schaumburg Ballroom East
Session will review how to take all the data your technology-equipped vehicles are providing and turn it into useful information to make your operation more profitable and also making it fun for your drivers.
Presenter: Scott Webb, The Results from Data Initiative LLC

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11:30am

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2:00pm

 

Lunch and Exhibit Hall Open
Adventure Hall

2:00pm - 3:00pm  

Light-Duty Session
Do You Keep Vehicles in Service Too Long?

Schaumburg E
Organizations can sometimes tend to keep vehicles in service for too long, which is why having an effective equipment replacement program is so important to consider. An effective policy can help you get more capital dollars for fleet replacement.
Moderator: Chris Wolski, Automotive Fleet
Panelists: George Belcher, Wheels, Inc.; Brad Jacobs, Merchants Fleet Management; Mark LeGrand, ARI

Medium- and Heavy-Duty Session
The Connected Truck
Schaumburg G
With the world seeing connectivity through wireless networks on so many levels, it would make sense that vehicles will be able to communicate in the same fashion. Technologies such as collision mitigation and telematics can benefit fleets through reduced accident costs and more efficient routing. This session will look at how can trucks “talk” to the driver, the fleet manager, and each other.
Moderator: Michael Schmall, Morpace
Panelists: Simon Dean, WABCO Vehicle Control Systems; Jim Park, Heavy Duty Trucking; Kevin Walsh, Bsquare Corporation

3:10pm 

4:00pm 

 

         

Schaumburg Ballroom East

4:00pm

4:45pm

 

Media Roundtable
Schaumburg Ballroom East
Join Bobit Business Media editors Chris Wolski and Jim Park and Publisher Eric Bearly for a free flowing discussion tackling the biggest technological and operational challenges facing fleet managers in the commercial and public sectors today. The interactive session will be moderated by Bobit Business Media Vice President and Group Publisher Sherb Brown.
Moderator: Sherb Brown, Bobit Business Media
Panelists: Eric Bearly, Bobit Business Media; Jim Park, Heavy Duty Trucking; Chris Wolski, Automotive Fleet

4:45pm

5:30pm 

 

Closing Cocktail Reception
Schaumburg Ballroom East

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Improving Vehicle Safety Through New Vehicle Technologies
Tuesday, October 18
8:00am - 8:50am
Schaumburg Ballroom East

Keynote Speaker: Tim Johnson, NHTSA Vehicle Research and Test Center  

     

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