Michigan PFS
May 15-16




Located in Frankenmuth, Michigan

Join your peers in Frankenmuth, MI for two days of quality fleet management education and training. Learn about high-value concepts and processes you can apply to your agency's fleet organization. When you attend the Michigan Public Fleet Summit (PFS) you will go home energized with ideas from both the instructors and your peers that will improve your operation.

 
Michigan Public Fleet Summit Agenda

Monday, May 15
General Session
7:30-8:00 Registration and Coffee
8:00-8:30 Welcome and Introductions
8:30-9:00 How to Develop a Metric that Moves Fleet Performance
Dave Seavey, CAFM, former Fleet Director for the City of Seattle, WA
9:00-9:35 Three Ways to Decrease Vehicle Downtime
Dave Seavey, CAFM, former Fleet Director for the City of Seattle, WA
9:35-9:55 Break and Networking
9:55-10:15 NJPA on Contract Purchasing
10:20-10:50 Parts Management Best Practices - Inventory Control
Sam Lamerato, CPFP, Superintendent of Fleet for Troy, MI (retired)
10:50-11:25 Parts Management Best Practices - Physical Inventory & Performance Measures
Sam Lamerato, CPFP, Superintendent of Fleet for Troy, MI (retired)
11:25-11:45 GovDeals on Getting the Greatest ROI from Online Auctions
11:45-12:30 Lunch and Networking
 
Afternoon Sessions  
12:30-1:00 Calculating Public Fleet Rates
John Hunt, CPFP, Fleet Manager for the City of Portland, OR
1:00-1:35 How to Establish Vehicles Life Cycles
John Hunt, CPFP, Fleet Manager for the City of Portland, OR
1:35-1:55 GPS Insight on Providing Visibility to Achieve Efficient Fleet Operations
1:55-2:15 Break and Networking
2:15-3:15 Emerging Technologies - Solutions For Today's Challenges Facing Minnesota Fleet Managers
3:15-3:30 Break and Networking
3:30-4:00 The Elements of a First-Class Fuel Management Program
Dave Seavey, CAFM, former Fleet Director for the City of Seattle, WA
4:00-4:35 How to Establish an Effective Car-Sharing Program
Dave Seavey, CAFM, former Fleet Director for the City of Seattle, WA
4:35-5:00 Day One Wrap-up Discussion - Combined PFS Speaking Team
 
Tuesday, May 16
General Session  
7:30-8:00 Registration and Coffee
8:00-8:20 Day Two Opening Remarks and Discussion - Combined PFS Speaking Team
8:20-9:20 Local Fleet Manager Educational Session
TBD Michigan Fleet Manager
9:20-9:50 Top Public Fleet Performance Measures and How to Benchmark
John Hunt, CPFP, Fleet Manager for the City of Portland, OR
9:50-10:20 Conducting an Effective Utilization Study and Rightsizing your Fleet
John Hunt, CPFP, Fleet Manager for the City of Portland, OR
10:20-10:40 Break and Networking
10:40-11:10 How to Determine Correct Staffing Levels
Sam Lamerato, CPFP, Superintendent of Fleet for Troy, MI (retired)
11:10-11:45 Understanding the Value of Personal and Organizational Certification
Sam Lamerato, CPFP, Superintendent of Fleet for Troy, MI (retired)
11:45-12:15 Leading Fleets Contest Information & Professional Organizations & Door Prize Drawing
12:15-12:30 Closing Remarks


For printable version click here: Agenda






Conference Location and Hotel
Bavarian Inn Lodge

1 Covered Bridge Lane, Frankenmuth, MI 48734

Services and amenities include:


  • Special PFS rates - only $94.00 per standard double room or $104 for a premium double or king room!

  • Indoor swimming pool

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Free Parking

  • Business center

  • Shop in over 40 shops and boutiques

  • Enjoy seven acres of family fun at the Bavarian Inn Lodge - including our indoor waterpark with four indoor pools, three whirlpools, and two water slides

The PFS Reservation Code is 12F8ZC.
Call (989) 652-7200 to Book a Reservation.

Registration

Full Two-day Summit - First Attendee From Agency $249
Full Two-day Summit - All Additional Attendees From Same Agency $199

Single Day $199



(Public Fleet Summit includes coffee/doughnuts, lunch and breaks)