Michigan PFS
May 14-15




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 14
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
9:25-9:45 Contract Purchasing
9:45-10:00 Break and Networking
10:00-10:30 Getting the Most Out of Your Fleet Management Information System
Sam Lamerato, CPFP, Superintendent of Fleet for Troy, MI (retired)
10:30-11:05 How GPS and Telematics Will Improve Your Fleet Operations
Sam Lamerato, CPFP, Superintendent of Fleet for Troy, MI (retired)
11:05-11:25 Not Your Father's Auction - Merging Technology and Vendor Insight to Ensure Transparency and Accountability in Your Surplus Program
11:25-12:10 Lunch and Networking
 
Afternoon Sessions  
12:10-12:30 Providing Visibility to Achieve Efficient Fleet Operations
12:30-1:35 Fleet Replacement Strategies
John Hunt, CPFP, Fleet Manager for the City of Portland, OR
1:35-1:55 Supply Chain Management and Technician Training Solutions
1:55-2:10 Break and Networking
2:10-2:55 Fleet Forum - Open Discussion on Regional Fleet Issues
Moderator - Dave Seavey, CAFM, former Fleet Director for the City of Seattle, WA
2:55-3:15 Using Technology to Better Manage Your Fleet
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
 
Tuesday, May 15
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






Conference Location and Hotel
Bavarian Inn Lodge

1 Covered Bridge Lane, Frankenmuth, MI 48734

Services and amenities include:


  • Special PFS rates - only $95.00 per standard double room or $105 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 12J5HX.
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)