Arizona PFS
May 10 - 11




Located at the GPS Insight Corporate Headquarters
in Scottsdale, Arizona



7201 E. Henkel Way, Suite 400
Scottsdale, AZ 85255



Join your peers in Scottsdale, Arizona 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 Arizona Public Fleet Summit you will go home energized with ideas from both the instructors and your peers that will make your operation a success.

2018 Arizona PFS Agenda

Thursday, May 10
General Session
7:20-7:50 Registration and Coffee
7:50-8:20 Welcome and Introductions
8:20-8:50 The Financial Side of Fleets
Dave Seavey, CAFM, former Fleet Director for the City of Seattle, WA
8:50-9:25 Breaking Down and Understanding Your Fleet Rental Rates
Dave Seavey, CAFM, former Fleet Director for the City of Seattle, WA
9:25-9:55 Contract Purchasing
9:55-10:15 Break and Networking
10:15-10:45 Getting the Most Out of Your Fleet Management Information System
Sam Lamerato, CPFP, Superintendent of Fleet for Troy, MI (retired)
10:45-11:20 How GPS and Telematics Will Improve Your Fleet Operations
Sam Lamerato, CPFP, Superintendent of Fleet for Troy, MI (retired)
11:20-11:40 Not Your Father's Auction - Merging Technology and Vendor Insight to Ensure Transparency and Accountability in Your Surplus Program
11:40-12:35 Lunch and Networking
 
Afternoon Sessions  
12:35-12:55 Providing Visibility to Achieve Efficient Fleet Operations
12:55-2:00 Fleet Replacement Strategies
John Hunt, CPFP, Fleet Manager for the City of Portland, OR
2:00-2:20 Supply Chain Management and Technician Training Solutions
2:20-2:35 Break and Networking
2:35-2:55 RTA Fleet Management
TBD
2:55-3:15 Reducing Emissions, Maintenance, Travel and Costs
Bill Scheaffer, Executive Director, Valley of the Sun Clean Cities Coalition
3:15-3:25 Break and Networking
3:25-3:55 How to Attract and Retain Quality Fleet Professionals
Sam Lamerato, CPFP, Superintendent of Fleet for Troy, MI (retired)
3:55-4:30 Defending Your Fully Burdened Shop Rate
Sam Lamerato, CPFP, Superintendent of Fleet for Troy, MI (retired)
4:30-TBD Day One Wrap-up Discussion - Combined PFS Speaking Team
 
Friday, May 11
General Session  
7:30-8:00 Registration and Coffee
8:00-8:20 Day Two Opening Remarks and Discussion - Combined PFS Speaking Team
8:20-9:25 Emerging Technologies - Solutions For Today's Challenges Facing Regional Fleet Managers
9:25-9:55 How to Improve Your Vehicle and Equipment Maintenance Program
John Hunt, CPFP, Fleet Manager for the City of Portland, OR
9:55-10:30 Promoting a Safe and Healthy Work Environment
John Hunt, CPFP, Fleet Manager for the City of Portland, OR
10:30-10:40 Break and Networking
10:40-11:45 Parts Management Program Best Practices
Dave Seavey, CAFM, former Fleet Director for the City of Seattle, WA
11:45-TBD Leading Fleets Contest Information - Professional Organizations - Door Prize Draw - Closing Remarks


To read the Agenda Topic Descriptions click here: Topic Descriptions


For printable version click here: Agenda


Public Fleet Summits (PFS) attendance fees are normally $249.00 per event. This is the first time PFS has visited Arizona, and we are waiving fees for attendees. Attendance is free of charge for this special event, but register earlier because the Summit is expected to fill up quickly!






Recommended Hotel

Hilton Garden Inn Scottsdale North/Perimeter Center

8550 East Princess Drive
Scottsdale, Arizona, 85255




Hotel Facts and Amenities

  • Government rate

  • Restaurant/lounge

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • 24-hour business center

  • Computer, fax, scanner, printer services

  • Fitness center

  • Indoor pool