FleetCon 2021
FleetCon 2021
Public Sessions
  • Monday
    10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Preconference Session 1 :: (Acacia) FASTER Asset Management & Reporting
    More
    FASTER Asset Management Tools and Reports: Managing your assets from cradle to grave. Develop your replacement process from replacement schedule to an acquisition plan to disposal. This class is set up for Managers, Data Analyst, Supervisors, and anyone looking at asset management.
    12:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    Preconference Session 2 :: (Banyan) FASTER WEB for Technician Work Station Training
    More
    FASTER WEB for Technician Work Station Training: This session is designed to train your technicians how to use the Technician Work Station. This class is set up for the Technician and also beneficial for the Supervisor and Manager.
    4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
    Opening Keynote (Salon F-I) Mike Sarraille | Extreme Ownership and the Laws of Combat
    Mike Sarraille
    More
    Extreme Ownership: There is no one else to blame; you must own problems along with solutions; commit to lead up and down the chain of command.

    This book explains the SEAL leadership concepts crucial to accomplishing the most difficult missions in combat and how to apply them to any group, team, or organization. It provides the reader with Jocko and Leif’s formula for success: the mindset and guiding principles that enable SEAL combat units to achieve extraordinary results. It demonstrates how to apply these directly to business and life to likewise achieve victory.

    Attendees will walk away with a basic understanding of the fundamental leadership principles of Extreme Ownership and how they can apply these principles to current professional and personal challenges.

    7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
    Monday Welcome Reception* (Event Barn)
    More
    Join us for the Welcome Reception to kick-off the conference. Enjoy Texas style appetizers with a barbeque flair in the EVENT BARN onsite at the Kalahari.

    Mingle and greet old acquaintances and find new colleagues and friends while trying your hand at some fun games. Horseshoes, cornhole, or ping pong anyone?

    • Texas-style Appetizers
    • Cash Bar

    *Sign-up REQUIRED pre-Event

    There are no sessions on this day that match the current filters. Clear Filters.
  • Tuesday
    8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
    Tuesday L1-2 (Kilimanjaro 9) The Fleet Professionals Role in Emergency Preparedness
    Dave Gonzales, CPFP
    More
    As a Fleet Manager you have a responsibility to get actively involved in emergency planning since the assets you manage will be a critical part of any emergency plan. Is your department ready for the next emergency?
    Tuesday L1-3 (Kilimanjaro 10) Strategies and Approaches for Managing Inventory: An Essential Part of Your Fleet Maintenance Operations
    Maggie Laird
    More
    This session is designed to look at the different strategies and approaches for managing inventories. Parts availability is a constant moving target and is essential to repair operations. It will help you learn how to identify, understand, and recognize what the numbers represent and how to manage your inventory investment.
    8:00 AM to 9:30 AM
    Tuesday L1-1 (Kilimanjaro 8) Technician Training| Surviving the Changes in Repair and Maintenance of Fleet Trucks and Off-Road Equipment
    Duane (Doc) Watson
    More
    Learn what has changed in:
    • Diagnosis of medium and heavy duty trucks (e.g., changing engine parameters, DPF regen diagnosis and forced regen, Allison Transmission reset parameters), etc.
    • Off road vehicle diagnosis (Ag equipment, mowing tractors, cranes, stationary engines, forklifts, etc.)
    • The latest and greatest battery testing techniques.
    • Using High-Pressure vapor for leak testing.
    • Reports and Documentation for your business
    • Dealing with ADAS “Automated Driver Assist Systems” in Medium-duty and Heavy-duty vehicles
    • Performing basic repairs that can affect the ADAS system.
    10:15 AM to 11:15 AM
    Tuesday L2-2 (Kilimanjaro 9) Emergency Preparedness
    More
    Speaker TBD
    Tuesday L2-3 (Kilimanjaro 10) Sharks and Minnows – Finding Your Way Through the Murky Water of Purchasing Regulations
    Theresa James
    More
    This session will focus on the commonly found pitfalls in fleet purchasing practices. You will learn where the danger lurks, how to avoid it, and what to do if mistakes are made.
    10:15 AM to 11:45 AM
    Tuesday L2-1 (Kilimanjaro 8) Technician Training | Changes in Automotive Troubleshooting and Diagnostics: How to Not Be Left Behind
    Duane (Doc) Watson
    More
    Learn what has changed in:
    • New and latest Automotive Scan Tool technology and why is it important to you and your fleet.
    • SGM (Security Gateway Module)--learn how to deal with them
    • Latest electrical diagnostic techniques and equipment
    • Using OEM software (such as Ford’s FDRS and FJDS) to complete repairs.
    • Dealing with ADAS “Automated Driver Assist Systems” in Light Duty vehicles
    • Performing basic repairs that can affect the ADAS system.
    12:45 PM to 1:45 PM
    Tuesday Lunch Keynote (Salon F-I) Joel G. Baker | Fleet Essentials
    Joel G. Baker
    More
    Chief Baker will share his insights and experiences on the interconnectedness between front-line responders and the fleet that ensures they meet the demands of their job. Key points to be covered include:
    • What AFD does and the importance of Fleet in supporting their operations
    • AFD in emergency operations and the expectations from Fleet
    • What more can Fleet do to support Fire departments

    4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Tuesday L3-2 (Kilimanjaro 9) Fuel: Protocols and Procurement Strategies During Emergencies
    Corey Graham
    More
    Fuel: Protocols and Procurement Strategies During Emergencies
    Tuesday L3-3 (Kilimanjaro 10) The CORE of Fleet Management
    Stephen de Launay
    More
    Learn the fundamentals of managing a fleet operation, from asset procurement, through allocation and hierarchy management, managing internal and external vendor relationships and data integrations and using the wealth of information available to make key, informed decisions. Delegates will learn how, through intelligent use of data, they can make significant savings to their business, both in terms of time, and money, while still ensuring relevant compliance standards are met.

    4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
    Tuesday L3-1 (Kilimanjaro 8) Technician Training | The Winds of Change in Air Conditioning System Repairs
    Duane (Doc) Watson
    More
    The Winds of Change in Air Conditioning System Repairs
    6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    Tuesday Evening Dinner & Awards Ceremony* (Salon F-I)
    More
    Time to celebrate the year and recognize the accomplishments of so many!

    Awards include:
    • Honorary Life Members
    • FleetPros Professional of the Year
    • FleetPros Vendor of the Year
    • FleetPros Member of the Year

    Sponsored by Sourcewell

    *Sign-up REQUIRED pre-Event
    There are no sessions on this day that match the current filters. Clear Filters.
  • Wednesday
    8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
    Wednesday Morning Keynote (Salon F-I) Jim Davidson | Speaking of Adventure
    Jim Davidson
    More
    .Jim Davidson is a resilience expert, an expedition leader, and a New York Times best-selling author. From his 36 years of adventure and survival, Jim distills compelling stories and uplifting lessons about how to overcome change, challenge and uncertainty through resilience.

    He shares motivating keynotes and workshops on personal resilience, resilient teamwork and resilient leadership. Jim has scaled high peaks from Argentina to Nepal, from Bolivia to Tibet. The US National Park Service has commended Jim twice for volunteering for successful high-altitude rescues in Colorado and Alaska.


    11:45 AM to 12:45 PM
    Wednesday Lunch (Salon F-I) FleetPros Annual Business Meeting
    More
    Lunch, Annual Business Meeting and Preview of FleetCon 2022 - Las Vegas
    1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    Wednesday L4-1 (Kilimanjaro 8) Fuel Network & Infrastructure: Preparing For Now and the Future of Your Fleet’s Fuel Needs
    Harold Siguenza
    More
    Understand what makes your fuel needs are for your fleet for today and into the future by determining (1) How to evaluate your fleet needs for fuel (2) How to make a strong argument for your findings and (3) Determining what tools [software/hardware] you need to be successful.
    Wednesday L4-2 (Kilimanjaro 9) It’s More Than Survival, It’s Planning, Forecasting and Resilience
    Mel Galbraith
    More
    Fleet Fitness:
    A real-life success story of how the City of Scottsdale recovered from the financially devastating budget cuts a decade ago and became healthy and resilient enough to survive not only Covid-19 budget cuts but also a catastrophic parking lot fire that claimed $4.5 in solid waste trucks.

    Much of the focus is budgetary in nature but creative parts sourcing, repair effectiveness and proficiencies are critical are all critical to maintaining Fleet Fitness through pandemics, or catastrophes.

    Learning Objectives:

    • Always preparing for the unknown.
    • Lean and mean operations.
    • Live the mottos: "Find It, Fix It!" and "Fix Us First!"

    Wednesday L4-3 (Kilimanjaro 10) Writing Better Specifications
    Ryan Kramer
    More
    Learn how to improve the specifications you write to achieve quality bids that vendors are eager to complete! Acquire tips on updating your current specifications, dealing with difficult purchasing policies, making your specifications attractive to encourage vendor submissions, and actually getting the vehicles and equipment that work best for your fleet.
    2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    Wednesday L5-1 (Kilimanjaro 8) Providing Other Departments Your Solution Before You Are Provided Theirs!
    Tom Seman
    More
    When departments share platforms or utilize multiple solutions to manage different assets and inventories, organizations can be presented with many challenges. Fleet Management might be an afterthought in a shared platform, applications may not talk to each other, and compromises need to be made. Knowing what to look for in a comprehensive solution will help to select a single, fully integrated system where no one must compromise, and Fleet gets exactly what they need. This presentation provides the key elements to consider and the benefits from implementing a comprehensive fleet and asset management solution.
    Wednesday L5-2 (Kilimanjaro 9) Emergency Preparedness in Fleet
    Gus Brown
    More
    Gus Brown [Facilitator] | 2020 FleetCon Chair, City of Loveland, CO

    Bring your unanswered questions from the previous sessions and get answers from the entire set of presenters. And share your own experiences with emergencies responses, lessons learned, and best practices for preparedness in the future.
    3:35 PM to 4:30 PM
    Wednesday (Cypress/Portia) FleetPros National Board | Roundtable Discussions and Networking
    More
    Topics:
    a. Purchasing
    b. Software
    c. Electric Vehicles
    d. Fuel
    e. Recalls
    5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
    Wednesday Closing Reception* (B-Lux Kalahari)
    More
    Join us as we wrap the conference with a closing reception filled with FUN! Reflect on the education sessions, technology presentations and best practice discussions, along with an exceptional Expo show. Enjoy the evening creating new connections and cementing current relationships. Bring your bowling shirt as we will be hanging out in the B-Lux Bowling Alley & Bar. Included will be:
    • Appetizers
    • Cash Bar

    *Sign-up REQUIRED pre-Event

    There are no sessions on this day that match the current filters. Clear Filters.
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Preconference Session 1 :: (Acacia) FASTER Asset Management & Reporting
More
FASTER Asset Management Tools and Reports: Managing your assets from cradle to grave. Develop your replacement process from replacement schedule to an acquisition plan to disposal. This class is set up for Managers, Data Analyst, Supervisors, and anyone looking at asset management.
12:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Preconference Session 2 :: (Banyan) FASTER WEB for Technician Work Station Training
More
FASTER WEB for Technician Work Station Training: This session is designed to train your technicians how to use the Technician Work Station. This class is set up for the Technician and also beneficial for the Supervisor and Manager.
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Opening Keynote (Salon F-I) Mike Sarraille | Extreme Ownership and the Laws of Combat
Mike Sarraille
More
Extreme Ownership: There is no one else to blame; you must own problems along with solutions; commit to lead up and down the chain of command.

This book explains the SEAL leadership concepts crucial to accomplishing the most difficult missions in combat and how to apply them to any group, team, or organization. It provides the reader with Jocko and Leif’s formula for success: the mindset and guiding principles that enable SEAL combat units to achieve extraordinary results. It demonstrates how to apply these directly to business and life to likewise achieve victory.

Attendees will walk away with a basic understanding of the fundamental leadership principles of Extreme Ownership and how they can apply these principles to current professional and personal challenges.

7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Monday Welcome Reception* (Event Barn)
More
Join us for the Welcome Reception to kick-off the conference. Enjoy Texas style appetizers with a barbeque flair in the EVENT BARN onsite at the Kalahari.

Mingle and greet old acquaintances and find new colleagues and friends while trying your hand at some fun games. Horseshoes, cornhole, or ping pong anyone?

• Texas-style Appetizers
• Cash Bar

*Sign-up REQUIRED pre-Event

There are no sessions on this day that match the current filters. Clear Filters.
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
Tuesday L1-2 (Kilimanjaro 9) The Fleet Professionals Role in Emergency Preparedness
Dave Gonzales, CPFP
More
As a Fleet Manager you have a responsibility to get actively involved in emergency planning since the assets you manage will be a critical part of any emergency plan. Is your department ready for the next emergency?
Tuesday L1-3 (Kilimanjaro 10) Strategies and Approaches for Managing Inventory: An Essential Part of Your Fleet Maintenance Operations
Maggie Laird
More
This session is designed to look at the different strategies and approaches for managing inventories. Parts availability is a constant moving target and is essential to repair operations. It will help you learn how to identify, understand, and recognize what the numbers represent and how to manage your inventory investment.
8:00 AM to 9:30 AM
Tuesday L1-1 (Kilimanjaro 8) Technician Training| Surviving the Changes in Repair and Maintenance of Fleet Trucks and Off-Road Equipment
Duane (Doc) Watson
More
Learn what has changed in:
• Diagnosis of medium and heavy duty trucks (e.g., changing engine parameters, DPF regen diagnosis and forced regen, Allison Transmission reset parameters), etc.
• Off road vehicle diagnosis (Ag equipment, mowing tractors, cranes, stationary engines, forklifts, etc.)
• The latest and greatest battery testing techniques.
• Using High-Pressure vapor for leak testing.
• Reports and Documentation for your business
• Dealing with ADAS “Automated Driver Assist Systems” in Medium-duty and Heavy-duty vehicles
• Performing basic repairs that can affect the ADAS system.
10:15 AM to 11:15 AM
Tuesday L2-2 (Kilimanjaro 9) Emergency Preparedness
More
Speaker TBD
Tuesday L2-3 (Kilimanjaro 10) Sharks and Minnows – Finding Your Way Through the Murky Water of Purchasing Regulations
Theresa James
More
This session will focus on the commonly found pitfalls in fleet purchasing practices. You will learn where the danger lurks, how to avoid it, and what to do if mistakes are made.
10:15 AM to 11:45 AM
Tuesday L2-1 (Kilimanjaro 8) Technician Training | Changes in Automotive Troubleshooting and Diagnostics: How to Not Be Left Behind
Duane (Doc) Watson
More
Learn what has changed in:
• New and latest Automotive Scan Tool technology and why is it important to you and your fleet.
• SGM (Security Gateway Module)--learn how to deal with them
• Latest electrical diagnostic techniques and equipment
• Using OEM software (such as Ford’s FDRS and FJDS) to complete repairs.
• Dealing with ADAS “Automated Driver Assist Systems” in Light Duty vehicles
• Performing basic repairs that can affect the ADAS system.
12:45 PM to 1:45 PM
Tuesday Lunch Keynote (Salon F-I) Joel G. Baker | Fleet Essentials
Joel G. Baker
More
Chief Baker will share his insights and experiences on the interconnectedness between front-line responders and the fleet that ensures they meet the demands of their job. Key points to be covered include:
• What AFD does and the importance of Fleet in supporting their operations
• AFD in emergency operations and the expectations from Fleet
• What more can Fleet do to support Fire departments

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Tuesday L3-2 (Kilimanjaro 9) Fuel: Protocols and Procurement Strategies During Emergencies
Corey Graham
More
Fuel: Protocols and Procurement Strategies During Emergencies
Tuesday L3-3 (Kilimanjaro 10) The CORE of Fleet Management
Stephen de Launay
More
Learn the fundamentals of managing a fleet operation, from asset procurement, through allocation and hierarchy management, managing internal and external vendor relationships and data integrations and using the wealth of information available to make key, informed decisions. Delegates will learn how, through intelligent use of data, they can make significant savings to their business, both in terms of time, and money, while still ensuring relevant compliance standards are met.

4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Tuesday L3-1 (Kilimanjaro 8) Technician Training | The Winds of Change in Air Conditioning System Repairs
Duane (Doc) Watson
More
The Winds of Change in Air Conditioning System Repairs
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday Evening Dinner & Awards Ceremony* (Salon F-I)
More
Time to celebrate the year and recognize the accomplishments of so many!

Awards include:
• Honorary Life Members
• FleetPros Professional of the Year
• FleetPros Vendor of the Year
• FleetPros Member of the Year

Sponsored by Sourcewell

*Sign-up REQUIRED pre-Event
There are no sessions on this day that match the current filters. Clear Filters.
8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Wednesday Morning Keynote (Salon F-I) Jim Davidson | Speaking of Adventure
Jim Davidson
More
.Jim Davidson is a resilience expert, an expedition leader, and a New York Times best-selling author. From his 36 years of adventure and survival, Jim distills compelling stories and uplifting lessons about how to overcome change, challenge and uncertainty through resilience.

He shares motivating keynotes and workshops on personal resilience, resilient teamwork and resilient leadership. Jim has scaled high peaks from Argentina to Nepal, from Bolivia to Tibet. The US National Park Service has commended Jim twice for volunteering for successful high-altitude rescues in Colorado and Alaska.


11:45 AM to 12:45 PM
Wednesday Lunch (Salon F-I) FleetPros Annual Business Meeting
More
Lunch, Annual Business Meeting and Preview of FleetCon 2022 - Las Vegas
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Wednesday L4-1 (Kilimanjaro 8) Fuel Network & Infrastructure: Preparing For Now and the Future of Your Fleet’s Fuel Needs
Harold Siguenza
More
Understand what makes your fuel needs are for your fleet for today and into the future by determining (1) How to evaluate your fleet needs for fuel (2) How to make a strong argument for your findings and (3) Determining what tools [software/hardware] you need to be successful.
Wednesday L4-2 (Kilimanjaro 9) It’s More Than Survival, It’s Planning, Forecasting and Resilience
Mel Galbraith
More
Fleet Fitness:
A real-life success story of how the City of Scottsdale recovered from the financially devastating budget cuts a decade ago and became healthy and resilient enough to survive not only Covid-19 budget cuts but also a catastrophic parking lot fire that claimed $4.5 in solid waste trucks.

Much of the focus is budgetary in nature but creative parts sourcing, repair effectiveness and proficiencies are critical are all critical to maintaining Fleet Fitness through pandemics, or catastrophes.

Learning Objectives:

• Always preparing for the unknown.
• Lean and mean operations.
• Live the mottos: "Find It, Fix It!" and "Fix Us First!"

Wednesday L4-3 (Kilimanjaro 10) Writing Better Specifications
Ryan Kramer
More
Learn how to improve the specifications you write to achieve quality bids that vendors are eager to complete! Acquire tips on updating your current specifications, dealing with difficult purchasing policies, making your specifications attractive to encourage vendor submissions, and actually getting the vehicles and equipment that work best for your fleet.
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Wednesday L5-1 (Kilimanjaro 8) Providing Other Departments Your Solution Before You Are Provided Theirs!
Tom Seman
More
When departments share platforms or utilize multiple solutions to manage different assets and inventories, organizations can be presented with many challenges. Fleet Management might be an afterthought in a shared platform, applications may not talk to each other, and compromises need to be made. Knowing what to look for in a comprehensive solution will help to select a single, fully integrated system where no one must compromise, and Fleet gets exactly what they need. This presentation provides the key elements to consider and the benefits from implementing a comprehensive fleet and asset management solution.
Wednesday L5-2 (Kilimanjaro 9) Emergency Preparedness in Fleet
Gus Brown
More
Gus Brown [Facilitator] | 2020 FleetCon Chair, City of Loveland, CO

Bring your unanswered questions from the previous sessions and get answers from the entire set of presenters. And share your own experiences with emergencies responses, lessons learned, and best practices for preparedness in the future.
3:35 PM to 4:30 PM
Wednesday (Cypress/Portia) FleetPros National Board | Roundtable Discussions and Networking
More
Topics:
a. Purchasing
b. Software
c. Electric Vehicles
d. Fuel
e. Recalls
5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Wednesday Closing Reception* (B-Lux Kalahari)
More
Join us as we wrap the conference with a closing reception filled with FUN! Reflect on the education sessions, technology presentations and best practice discussions, along with an exceptional Expo show. Enjoy the evening creating new connections and cementing current relationships. Bring your bowling shirt as we will be hanging out in the B-Lux Bowling Alley & Bar. Included will be:
• Appetizers
• Cash Bar

*Sign-up REQUIRED pre-Event

There are no sessions on this day that match the current filters. Clear Filters.
View Previous Day View Next Day
Filter Session Options
Results appear by day
ClearThunder Event Registration System © Copyright 2007-2021
Clarity Technology Group, Inc.
All Rights Reserved