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Mercury is committed to providing fleet management professionals with valuable resources to assist them in their efforts in achieving industry excellence. One of the many resources that we provide is information through industry seminars, workshops, conferences, and other special events. As experts in every facet of fleet management, our team of consultants is frequently invited to discuss emerging issues, complex topics, and new solutions.

2017 Speaking Engagements

Date: September 21, 2017
Topic: Fringe Benefits Associated with Take Home Car Programs Speaker:
Janis Christensen
Venue: Florida Association of Government Fleet Administrators (FLAGFA)
Location: St. Pete Beach, FL
For More info: http://www.flagfa.org

Date: September 14, 2017
Topic: Negligent Entrustment
Speaker: Janis Christensen
Venue: National Conference of State Fleet Administrators (NCSFA)
Location: Des Moines, IA
For More Info: http://www.ncsfa.net/event-2503652

Date: September 12, 2017
Topic: Succession Planning
Speaker: Steve Saltzgiver
Venue: FleetPros – FleetCon
Location: Provo, UT
For more info: http://www.fleetcon.org/

Date: August 8, 2017 at 11:30 AM EDT
Topic: VAM! Fleet Rightsizing Unlocks Key Cost-Saving Opportunities
Speaker: Steve Saltzgiver
Venue: NCSFA Webinar Series
Location: Webinar
For more info: http://www.ncsfa.net/event-2154131

Date: August 3, 2017
Topic: Telematics as a Best Practice
Speaker: Scott Conlon, Barry Shpil
Venue: NPMA National Education Seminar 2017
Location: Phoenix, AZ
For more info: https://eventmobi.com/nes2017/

Date: July 31, 2017
Topic: Benchmarking Federal Fleet Management Operations
Speaker: Barry Shpil
Venue: NPMA National Education Seminar 2017
Location: Phoenix, AZ
For more info: https://eventmobi.com/nes2017/

Date: July 28 – 30, 2017
Topic: Fleet Management – Certified Federal Fleet Administrator
Speaker: Mercury Associates
Venue: NPMA Certification Program
Location: Phoenix, AZ
For more info: http://www.npma.org

Date: July 28 – 30, 2017
Topic: Fleet Management – Certified Federal Fleet Manager
Speaker: Mercury Associates
Venue: NPMA Certification Program
Location: Phoenix, AZ
For more info: http://www.npma.org

Date: June 14, 2017
Topic: AMA “Ask Me Anything” Session — Learn industry trends and ways to improve your fleet
Speaker: Paul Lauria
Venue: Government Fleet Expo
Location: San Antonio, TX
For more info: http://www.governmentfleetexpo.com

Date: May 8, 2017
Topic: How to be Strategic when Looking at Life-Cycle Analysis
Speaker: Steve Saltzgiver
Venue: AFLA
Location: Webinar
For more info: http://www.afla.org

Date: May 2 – 4, 2017
Topic: Fleet Management Master Class 2017
Speaker: Paul Lauria
Venue: Equip Global
Location: Dubai, UAE
For more info: http://www.equip-global.com/fleet-management-masterclass-2017

Date: April 30 – May 2, 2017
Topic: Fleet Management – Certified Federal Fleet Specialist
Speaker: Mercury Associates
Venue: NPMA Certification Program
Location: Cocoa Beach, FL
For more info: http://www.npma.org

Date: April 27, 2017
Topic: Empower Yourself – Don’t Overlook Your “Other” Fleet
Speaker: Janis Christensen, Jeff Jeter
Venue: NAFA
Location: Tampa, FL
For more info: http://www.nafa.org

Date: April 26, 2017
Topic: Generational Reflections on the Transitional Roles of a Fleet Manager
Speaker: Janis Christensen (panel)
Venue: NAFA
Location: Tampa, FL
For more info: http://www.nafa.org

Date: April 25, 2017
Topic: How a Cost Charge-Back System Can (and Can’t) Drive Fleet Cost Savings
Speaker: Paul Lauria
Venue: NAFA
Location: Tampa, FL
For more info: http://www.nafa.org

Date: April 25, 2017
Topic: Practical Tools to Make Data Work for You
Speaker: Paul Lauria, Scott Conlon
Venue: NAFA
Location: Tampa, FL
For more info: http://www.nafa.org

Date: April 25, 2017
Topic: Do You Know How to VAM? Insights Into Rightsizing Any Fleet
Speaker: Scott Conlon, Scott Wold
Venue: NAFA
Location: Tampa, FL
For more info: http://www.nafa.org

Date: March 21 – 23, 2017
Topic: Fleet Management – Certified Federal Fleet Administrator
Speaker: Mercury Associates
Venue: NPMA Certification Program Location: San Diego, CA
For more info: http://www.npma.org Date:

March 21 – 23, 2017
Topic: Fleet Management – Certified Federal Fleet Specialist
Speaker: Mercury Associates
Venue: NPMA Certification Program
Location: San Diego, CA
For more info: http://www.npma.org

Date: March 16, 2017
Topic: Determining Optimal Vehicle Replacement Cycles and Spec’s for Higher Residual Values
Speaker: Steve Saltzgiver
Venue: NTEA Convention
Location: Indianapolis, IN
For more info: http://www.ntea.com

Date: March 15, 2017
Topic: Fleet Maintenance and Repair Activities: Insourcing vs. Outsourcing
Speaker: Paul Lauria and Steve Saltzgiver
Venue: NTEA Convention
Location: Indianapolis, IN
For more info: http://www.ntea.com

Date: March 15, 2017
Topic: Managing Third-Party Fleet Maintenance Service Providers
Speaker: Paul Lauria and Steve Saltzgiver
Venue: NTEA Convention
Location: Indianapolis, IN
For more info: http://www.ntea.com

Date: March 14, 2017
Topic: Fleet Management 101
Speaker: Tony Yankovich and Steve Saltzgiver
Venue: NTEA Convention
Location: Indianapolis, IN
For more info: http://www.ntea.com

Date: January 28 – 30, 2017
Topic: Fleet Management – Certified Federal Fleet Administrator
Speaker: Mercury Associates
Venue: NPMA Certification Program
Location: Washington, DC
For more info: http://www.npma.org

2016 Speaking Engagements

Date: 29 September 2016
Topic: Fundamentals of Fleet Management: How Telematics Solutions Providers can Help their Customers be Better Fleet Managers
Speaker: Paul Lauria
Venue: Pre-Conference Workshop at Telematics Conference SE Europe
Location: Budapest, Hungary
For more info: http://www.telematics-conference.com

Date: September 21, 2016
Topic: Shared Best Practice Similarities Between Corporate & Government Fleet Operations
Speaker: Steve Saltzgiver
Venue: NAFA
Location: Webinar
For more info: http://www.nafa.org

Date: August 29, 2016
Topic: Fleet Information Management and Asset Level Data Reporting
Speaker: William Gookin
Venue: National Property Management Association (NPMA) National Education Seminar
Location: Nashville, TN
For more info: http://www.npmaconferences.org/nes

Date: August 30, 2016
Topic: Evaluating Telematics for Effective Fleet Management
Speaker: Willie Gookin
Venue: National Property Management Association (NPMA) National Education Seminar
Location: Nashville, TN
For more info: http://www.npmaconferences.org/nes

Date: August 31, 2016
Topic: Managing Direct and Indirect Fleet Costs
Speaker: Scott Conlon
Venue: National Property Management Association (NPMA) National Education Seminar
Location: Nashville, TN
For more info: http://www.npmaconferences.org/nes

Date: August 31, 2016
Topic: Building the Business Case for Fleet Modernization
Speaker: Scott Conlon
Venue: National Property Management Association (NPMA) National Education Seminar
Location: Nashville, TN
For more info: http://www.npmaconferences.org/nes

Date: June 22, 2016
Topic: Vehicle Replacement Backlogs. You’re Out of the Recession – Now What?
Speaker: Paul Lauria
Venue: Government Fleet Expo
Location: Nashville, TN
For more info: http://www.governmentfleetexpo.com/Default.aspx

Dates: 1-3 August 2016
Topic: Vehicle Fleet Management: Principles, Strategies, and Techniques for Maximizing Performance and Minimizing Costs
Speaker: Paul Lauria
Venue: Three-Day Workshop
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
For more info: www.yf-asia.com

Date: June 21, 2016
Topic: Corporate vs. Government: The Top Transferable Best Practices
Speaker: Steve Saltzgiver
Venue: Government Fleet Expo
Location: Nashville, TN
For more info: http://www.governmentfleetexpo.com/Default.aspx

Date: May 3, 2016
Topic: Performance Metrics for the Organizational Fleet Manager
Speaker: Willie Gookin
Venue: NPMA May Seminar
Location: Minneapolis, MN
For more info: http://www.npma.org/events/event_list.asp/

Date: April 20, 2016
Topic: Centralizing a Decentralized Municipal Fleet
Speaker: Randy Owen
Venue: NAFA
Location: Austin, TX
For more info: http://www.nafainstitute.org/general-information

Date: April 19, 2016
Topic: Canadian Workshop
Speaker: Randy Owen
Venue: NAFA
Location: Austin, TX
For more info: http://www.nafainstitute.org/general-information/

Date: April 19, 2016
Topic: The VMT Road Tax Era is Near
Speaker: Janis Christensen
Venue: NAFA
Location: Austin, TX
For more info: http://www.nafainstitute.org/general-information/

Date: April 18, 2016
Topic: Global RFPs – Buyer & Vender Perspectives
Speaker: Janis Christensen (panel)
Venue: NAFA International Fleet Academy
Location: Austin, TX
For more info: http://www.nafa.org

Date: March 2, 2016
Topic: Maintenance and Repair Shop Management
Speaker: Scott Conlon
Venue: Work Truck Show
Location: Indianapolis, IN
For more info: http://www.ntea.com/worktruckshow/index.aspx?id=939

Date: March 1, 2016
Topic: Fleet Management 101: Fundamentals of Truck Fleet Management
Speaker: Paul Lauria and Steve Saltzgiver
Venue: Work Truck Show
Location: Indianapolis, IN
For more info: http://www.ntea.com/worktruckshow/index.aspx?id=938

Date: February 4, 2016
Topic: VMRS: The Numbers that Drive Profitability and Uptime
Speaker: Steve Saltzgiver
Venue: Decisiv Inc. Webinar

2015 Speaking Engagements

Date: September 29, 2015
Topic: Fleet Rightsizing Strategies for Utilities
Speaker: Paul Lauria
Venue: Utility Safety Conference & Expo
Location: Louisville, KY

Date: September 21-22, 2015
Topic: Maximize Fleets Utilization to Increase Organizational Profits
Speaker: Paul Lauria
Venue: FDB Land Fleet Management and Operations
Location: Singapore

Date: September 17, 2015
Topic: Vehicle Equivalency Units: How They Can Help You Right Size Your Workforce
Speaker: Randy Owen
Venue: Rocky Mountain Fleet Management Association
Location: Glendale, AZ

Date: September 16, 2015
Topic: Optimal Replacement Strategies
Speaker: Randy Owen
Venue: Rocky Mountain Fleet Management Association
Location: Glendale, AZ

Date: September 14, 2015
Topic: Internet of Things – Telematics
Speaker: Bannu Hurtig and Brad Kelley
Venue: 2015 Automotive Fleet & Leasing Association (AFLA) National Conference
Location: Nashville, TN

Date: August 30, 2015
Topic: Land Fleet Management and Operations
Speaker: Paul Lauria
Venue: Universal Network Intelligence
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirate

Date: August 13, 2015
Topic: Fleet Management SIG/Introduction to the Federal Fleet Management Program
Speaker: William Gookin
Venue: National Property Managers Association National Education Seminar
Location: Fort Worth, TX

Date: August 12, 2015
Topic: What is the ATSM Fleet Standard
Speaker: William Gookin
Venue: National Property Managers Association National Education Seminar
Location: Fort Worth, TX

Date: August 12, 2015
Topic: How to Optimize Your Fleet to Reduce Costs
Speaker: William Gookin
Venue: National Property Managers Association National Education Seminar
Location: Fort Worth, TX

Date: August 11, 2015
Topic: Performance Metrics for the Organizational Fleet Manager
Speaker: William Gookin
Venue: National Property Managers Association National Education Seminar
Location: Fort Worth, TX

Date: August 10, 2015
Topic: Fleet Speak
Speaker: William Gookin
Venue: National Property Managers Association National Education Seminar
Location: Fort Worth, TX

Date: April 2015
Topic: Tackling the Challenges of Fleet Modernization: A Case Study
Speaker: Paul Lauria
Venue: NAFA Institute & Expo
Location: Orlando, FL
For more info: http://www.nafa.org

Date: April 2015
Topic: Crash Stats That Matter & Those That Don’t
Speaker: Janis Christensen
Venue: NAFA Institute & Expo
Location: Orlando, FL
For more info: http://www.nafa.org

Date: March 5, 2015
Topic: Fleet Performance Measurement and Benchmarking
Speaker: Paul Lauria and Keith Grant
Venue: Annual NTEA Convention/Work Truck Show
Location: Indianapolis, IN

Date: March 4, 2015
Topic: Strategies and Techniques for Rightsizing Your Fleet
Speaker: Paul Lauria and Keith Grant
Venue: Annual NTEA Convention/Work Truck Show
Location: Indianapolis, IN

Date: March 3, 2015
Topic: Fleet Management 101: Fundamentals of Truck Fleet Management
Speaker: Paul Lauria and Keith Grant
Venue: Annual NTEA Convention/Work Truck Show
Location: Indianapolis, IN

2014 Speaking Engagements

Date: September 22, 2014
Topic: Preparing for a Fleet Audit
Speaker: Tony Yankovich
Venue: 2014 Annual Convention Oklahoma Public Fleet Management Association
Location: Tulsa, OK

Date: August, 2014
Topic: Fleet Speak
Topic: How to Optimize Your Fleet to Reduce Costs
Topic: Vehicle Allocation Methodology
Speaker: William Gookin
Venue: National Property Management Association, National Education Seminar
Location: Anaheim, CA

Date: April 10, 2014
Topic: Making Cents Out of Data
Speaker: Janis Christensen and Brad Kelley
Venue: NAFA Institute and Expo
Location: Minneapolis, MN

Date: March 14, 2014
Topic: Transportation Engineering Course
Speaker: Tony Yankovich
Venue: Colorado State University
Location: Pueblo, CO

Date: March 5, 2014
Topic: Is Your Fleet Ready for Vehicle Replacement?
Speaker: Paul Lauria and Carol Rosenberg
Venue: NTEA’s Work Truck Show
Location: Indianapolis, IN

Date: March 5, 2014
Topic: Determining and Managing Your Fleet Costs
Speaker: Paul Lauria and Carol Rosenberg
Venue: NTEA’s Work Truck Show
Location: Indianapolis, IN

Date: February 20, 2014
Topic: Business Management – Writing Fleet Policies, Evaluating RFPs and Understanding Business Law
Speaker: Janis Christensen and John Dmochosky, Mendelez
Venue: NAFA Fleet Management Seminar
Location: San Diego, CA

Date: February 20, 2014
Topic: Risk Management – Using Insurance, Driver Training and Crash Analysis to Manage Fleet Risks
Speaker: Katherine Vigneau and John Dmochosky, Mendelez
Venue: NAFA Fleet Management Seminar
Location: San Diego, CA

Date: February 19, 2014
Topic: Asset Management – Understanding How Fleet Vehicles are Priced, Selected, Utilized and Remarketed
Speaker: Janis Christensen and Katherine Vigneau
Venue: NAFA Fleet Management Seminar
Location: San Diego, CA

Date: February 19, 2014
Topic: Fleet Information Management – Understanding IT Terminology, System Implementation, Data Analysis and New Technologies for Fleets
Speaker: Janis Christensen and Marc Knight, Assetworks
Venue: NAFA Fleet Management Seminar
Location: San Diego, CA

Date: February 18, 2014
Topic: NAFA Competency Model
Speaker: Janis Christensen and Katherine Vigneau
Venue: NAFA Fleet Management Seminar
Location: San Diego, CA

Date: February 18, 2014
Topic: Professional Development – Motivating Individuals and Groups, Communicating Effectively and Making Ethical Decisions
Speaker: Janis Christensen and Katherine Vigneau
Venue: NAFA Fleet Management Seminar
Location: San Diego, CA

2013 Speaking Engagements

Date: October 26, 2013
Topic: Professional Development
Speaker: Kate Vigneau
Venue: CAFM Boot Camp
Location: Tuscon, AZ

Date: October 26, 2013
Topic: Professional Development – Motivating Individuals and Groups, Communicating Effectively and Making Ethical Decisions
Speaker: Kate Vigneau
Venue: NAFA Fleet Management Seminar
Location: Tuscon, AZ

Date: October 26, 2013
Topic: Business Management – Writing Fleet Policies, Evaluating RFPs and Understanding Business Law
Speaker: Kate Vigneau
Venue: NAFA Fleet Management Seminar
Location: Tuscon, AZ

Date: October 26, 2013
Topic: NAFA Competency Model
Speaker: Kate Vigneau
Venue: NAFA Fleet Management Seminar
Location: Tuscon, AZ

Date: October 25, 2013
Topic: Financial Management
Speaker: Kate Vigneau
Venue: CAFM Boot Camp
Location: Tuscon, AZ

Date: October 25, 2013
Topic: Risk Management
Speaker: Kate Vigneau
Venue: CAFM Boot Camp
Location: Tuscon, AZ

Date: October 25, 2013
Topic: Business Management
Speaker: Kate Vigneau
Venue: CAFM Boot Camp
Location: Tuscon, AZ

Date: October 21, 2013
Topic: Asset Management
Speaker: Kate Vigneau
Venue: CAFM Boot Camp
Location: Tuscon, AZ

Date: September 19, 2013
Topic: Financial Management
Speaker: Kate Vigneau
Venue: CAFM Boot Camp
Location: Vancouver, BC

Date: September 19, 2013
Topic: Risk Management
Speaker: Kate Vigneau
Venue: CAFM Boot Camp
Location: Vancouver, BC

Date: September 18, 2013
Topic: Business Management
Speaker: Kate Vigneau
Venue: CAFM Boot Camp
Location: Vancouver, BC

Date: September 18, 2013
Topic: Professional Development
Speaker: Kate Vigneau
Venue: CAFM Boot Camp
Location: Vancouver, BC

Date: September 17, 2013
Topic: Asset Management
Speaker: Kate Vigneau
Venue: CAFM Boot Camp
Location: Vancouver, BC

Date: September 15, 2013
Topic: Performance Benchmarking Your Fleet
Speaker: Randy Owen
Venue: SGFMA Annual Conference
Location: Charleston, SC

Date: August 21, 2013
Topic: Life-Cycle Cost Analysis and Fleet Replacement Planning
Speaker: Randy Owen
Venue: Police Fleet Expo
Location: Charlotte, NC

Date: August 21, 2013
Topic: Rightsize Your Fleet and Be a Hero
Speaker: Randy Owen
Venue: Police Fleet Expo
Location: Charlotte, NC

Date: July 29, 2013
Topic: Basic Fleet Management for Property Managers
Speaker: Gary Hatfield
Venue: National Association of Property Managers Conference
Location: Orlando, FL

Date: July 24, 2013
Topic: Rightsizing Your Fleet Without Feeling the Pinch
Speaker: Gary Hatfield
Venue: NAFA Webinar
Location: Online

Date: June 27, 2013
Topic: Extending Corporate Safety Culture to Personal Use of Company-Provided Vehicles
Speaker: Janis Christensen
Venue: Fleet Safety Conference
Location: Chicago, IL

Date: June 11, 2013
Topic: Is Your Operation Efficient? Ask a Professional Fleet Auditor
Speaker: Tony Yankovich
Venue: Government Fleet Expo and Conference
Location: San Antonio, TX

Date: June 10, 2013
Topic: New to Fleet Management? Get Started Here.
Speaker: Brad Kelley
Venue: Government Fleet Expo and Conference
Location: San Antonio, TX

Date: May 24, 2013
Topic: Life-Cycle Cost Analysis and Fleet Replacement Planning
Speaker: Randy Owen
Venue: Police Fleet Expo
Location: Charlotte, NC

Date: May 24, 2013
Topic: Rightsize Your Fleet and Be a Hero
Speaker: Randy Owen
Venue: Police Fleet Expo
Location: Charlotte, NC

Date: May 16, 2013
Topic: Fleet Rightsizing and Utilization
Speaker: Paul Lauria
Venue: PFMA/OFMA Meeting
Location: Vancouver, WA

Date: April 26, 2013
Topic: Business 101 – Writing Fleet Policies, Evaluating RFPs, and Understanding Business Law
Speaker: Janis Christensen
Venue: NAFA Institute & Expo
Location: Atlantic City, NJ

Date: April 23, 2013
Topic: Asset Management 101 – Understanding How Vehicles are Priced, Selected, Utilized, and Remarketed
Speaker: Janis Christensen
Venue: NAFA Institute & Expo
Location: Atlantic City, NJ

Date: March 6, 2013
Topic: Establishing and Effective Fleet Replacement Program
Speaker: Paul Lauria
Venue: National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) Convention
Location: Indianapolis, IN

Date: March 6, 2013
Topic: Repair or Replace: Finding the Optimum Balance for Your Fleet
Speaker: Paul Lauria
Venue: National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) Convention
Location: Indianapolis, IN

Date: 2013
Topic: Are Take-Home Vehicle Programs for Police Officers Worthwhile?
Speaker:  Paul Lauria, Don Lauria
Venue: Midwest Security and Police Conference
Location: Tinley Park, IL

2012 Speaking Engagements

Date: October 17, 2012
Topic: Fleet Purchasing Strategies for Government Fleets
Speaker: Randy Owen
Venue: NAFA Fleet Management Seminar
Location: Tampa, FL

Date: October 17-18, 2012
Topic: Business Management – Writing Fleet Policies, Evaluating RFPs, and Understanding Business Law
Speaker: Janis Christensen
Venue: NAFA Fleet Management Seminar
Location: Tampa, FL

Date: August 15, 2012
Topic: Liability Risk for Government Fleet Organizations
Speaker: Janis Christensen
Venue: Police Fleet Expo
Location: Charlotte, NC

Date: June 26, 2012
Topic: Fleet Metrics
Speaker: Gary Hatfield and Adlore Chaudier
Venue: FedFleet 2012
Location: Louisville, KY

Date: June 26, 2012
Topic: Fleet Speak – The Terminology Used in Fleet Management
Speaker: Gary Hatfield and Adlore Chaudier
Venue: FedFleet 2012
Location: Louisville, KY

Date: June 26, 2012
Topic: Bridging the Gap Between HQ and Field Fleet Management
Speaker: Gary Hatfield and Adlore Chaudier
Venue: FedFleet 2012
Location: Louisville, KY

Date: June 24, 2012
Topic: Vehicle Allocation Methodology
Speaker: Gary Hatfield and William Gookin
Venue: FedFleet 2012
Location: Louisville, KY

Date: June 24, 2012
Topic: How to Reduce Fleet Costs
Speaker: Gary Hatfield and William Gookin
Venue: FedFleet 2012
Location: Louisville, KY

Date: June 20, 2012
Topic: Developing Budgets and Charge-Back Rates for Improved Performance and Competitiveness
Venue: Government Fleet Expo & Conference
Speaker: Paul Lauria
Location: Denver, CO

Date: June 6-7, 2012
Topic: Vehicle Fuel Management – Understanding Fuel Options and the System to Deliver Them
Speaker: Janis Christensen
Venue: NAFA Fleet Management Seminar
Location: Minneapolis, MN

Date: June 6-7, 2012
Topic: Maintenance Management – Determining Maintenance Programs and Staffing Levels and Understanding Basic Vehicle Components
Speaker: Janis Christensen
Venue: NAFA 2012 Fleet Management Seminar
Location: Minneapolis, MN

Date: May 23, 2012
Topic: Liability Risk for Government Fleet Organizations
Speaker: Janis Christensen
Venue: Police Fleet Expo
Location: Fort Worth, TX

Date: April 24, 2012
Topic: Fleet Sustainability: It’s Not Just About Alternative Fuel Vehicles and Technology
Speaker: Paul Lauria
Venue: NAFA 2012 Institute and Expo
Location: St. Louis, MO

Date: April 24, 2012
Topic: Regionalization and Shared Services
Speaker: Randy Owen
Venue: NAFA 2012 Institute and Expo
Location: St. Louis, MO

Date: April 24, 2012
Topic: Introduction to Fleet Management – Business Management
Speaker: Janis Christensen
Venue: NAFA 2012 Institute and Expo
Location: St. Louis, MO

Date: April 23, 2012
Topic: Basic Fleet Management – Personal Development
Speaker: Janis Christensen
Venue: NAFA 2012 Institute and Expo
Location: St. Louis, MO

Date: January 17-18, 2012
Topic: Fundamentals of Fleet Management
Speaker: Paul Lauria
Venue: Innovative Solutions Fleet Management Forum
Location: Kingston, Jamaica, in association with Innovative Solutions and Collective Data, Inc.

2011 Speaking Engagements

Date: October 4, 2011
Topic: Life-Cycle Cost Analysis and Replacement Planning
Speaker: Randy Owen
Venue: Joint conference of the NAFA Carolinas Chapter and the South Carolina Governmental Fleet Managers Association.
Location: Myrtle Beach, SC

Date: September 21-22, 2011
Topic: Principles of, and Business Models and Techniques for, Vehicle Fleet Management
Speaker: Paul Lauria
Location: Bogotá, Columbia, in conjunction with Asociación Nacional de Empresarios de Colombia

Date: August 26, 2011
Topic: Making the Case for an Effective Fleet Replacement Program
Speaker: Paul Lauria
Venue: Police Fleet Expo
Location: St. Louis, MO

Date: July 28, 2011
Topic: Why Depreciation Matters- What’s the True Cost of Vehicle Ownership and Operation Costs?
Speaker: Adlore Chaudier, Randy Owen, and Justin McLeod
Venue: FedFleet 2011
Location: Orlando, FL

Date: July 27, 2011
Topic: Fleet Management vs. Property Management
Speaker: Adlore Chaudier
Venue: FedFleet 2011
Location: Orlando, FL

Date: July 27, 2011
Topic: Bridging the Gap Between Headquarters and the Field Fleet Management
Speaker: Adlore Chaudier
Venue: FedFleet 2011
Location: Orlando, FL

Date: July 26, 2011
Topic: Rightsizing Your Fleet: Vehicle Allocation Methodolgy
Speaker: Adlore Chaudier and Gary Hatfield
Venue: FedFleet 2011
Location: Orlando, FL

Date: July 24, 2011
Topic: Fleet Management Policy Class
Speaker: Adlore Chaudier and Gary Hatfield
Venue: FedFleet 2011
Location: Orlando, FL

Date: June 7, 2011
Topic: Advanced Fleet Budgeting Workshop
Speaker: Tony Yankovich
Venue: Government Fleet Expo and Conference
Location: San Diego, CA

Date: April 12, 2011
Topic: Introduction to Fleet Management – Professional Development
Speaker: Janis Christensen
Venue: NAFA 2011 Institute and Expo
Location: Charlotte, NC

Date: April 11, 2011
Topic: Introduction to Fleet Management – Business Management
Speaker: Janis Christensen
Venue: NAFA 2011 Institute and Expo
Location: Charlotte, NC

Date: April 10, 2011
Topic: The Consultants Are Here, What Do I Do Now?
Speaker: Janis Christensen
Venue: NAFA 2011 Institute and Expo
Location: Charlotte, NC

Date: March 9-11, 2011
Topic: Expand your fleet knowledge with NAFA’s Advanced Fleet Management Seminars presented in cooperation with Mercury Associates
Speaker: Janis Christensen, Brad Kelley, and Paul Lauria
Venue: Marriott Waikiki Beach
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii

Date: March 7-8, 2011
Topic: Expand your fleet knowledge with NAFA’s Fleet Management Seminars presented in cooperation with Mercury Associates
Speaker: Janis Christensen, Brad Kelley, and Paul Lauria
Venue: Marriott Waikiki Beach
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii

2010 Speaking Engagements

Date: November 9, 2010
Topic: Leasing: Not Just For Private Sector Fleets
Speaker: Janis Christensen
Venue: NAFA Old Dominion Chapter
Location: Yorktown, VA

Date: October 6, 2010
Topic: Business Management
Speaker: Janis Christensen
Venue: NAFA Fleet Management Seminar
Location: New Orleans, LA

Date: October 6 , 2010
Topic: Professional Development
Speaker: Janis Christensen
Venue: NAFA Fleet Management Seminar
Location: New Orleans, LA

Date: September 9, 2010
Topic: Extending Vehicle Replacement Life Cycles
Speaker: Janis Christensen
Venue: AFLA
Location: Las Vegas, NV

Date: July 14, 2010
Topic: Agency Fleet Management Information Systems: How They Can Solve Problems and Ease the FAST Workload
Speaker: Tony Yankovich
Venue: FedFleet
Location: Phoenix, AZ

Date: July 15, 2010
Topic: Fleet Maintenance
Speaker: Tony Yankovich
Venue: FedFleet
Location: Phoenix, AZ

Date: February 24, 2010
Topic: Business Management
Speaker: Janis Christensen
Venue: NAFA Fleet Management Seminar
Location: Las Vegas, NV

Date: February 24, 2010
Topic: Professional Development
Speaker: Janis Christensen
Venue: NAFA Fleet Management Seminar
Location: Las Vegas, NV

2009 Speaking Engagements

Date: February 3, 2009
Topic: Fleet Cost Containment Strategies
Speaker: Paul Lauria
Venue: Utility Products Conference & Expo
Location: San Diego, CA

Date: February 5, 2009
Topic: Plug-In Hybrid Vehicles
Speaker: Gary Hatfield
Venue: Utility Products Conference & Expo
Location: San Diego, CA

Date: February 6, 2009
Topic: Fleet organization management, legal considerations for fleet managers, commercial vehicle regulations, IRS fringe benefit for personal use of fleet vehicles, fleet policies and procedures
Speaker: Janis Christensen
Venue: NAFA Fleet Management Seminar
Location: Orlando, FL

Date: March 24, 2009
Topic: Rightsizing Your Fleet
Speaker: Paul Lauria
Venue: University of Washington Vehicle Maintenance Management Conference
Location: Seattle, WA

Date: April 28, 2009
Topic: IRS Publication 15B Compliance for take-home vehicles and commuting rules.
Speaker: Janis Christensen
Venue: NAFA Fleet Management Institute & Expo
Location: New Orleans, LA

Date: June 3, 2009
Topics: Fleet organization management, legal considerations for fleet managers, commercial vehicle regulations, IRS fringe benefit for personal use of fleet vehicles, fleet policies and procedures
Speaker: Janis Christensen
Venue: NAFA Fleet Management Seminar
Location: Newark, NJ

Date: July 28 – 30, 2009
Topic: Improving Federal Fleet Management (Session Topics TBD)
Speakers: Gary Hatfield and Adlore Chaudier
Venue: FedFleet 2009
Location: Chicago, IL

Date: September 14, 2009
Topics: Fleet organization management, legal considerations for fleet managers, commercial vehicle regulations, IRS fringe benefit for personal use of fleet vehicles, fleet policies and procedures
Speaker: Janis Christensen
Venue: NAFA Fleet Management Seminar
Location: Detroit, MI

2008 Speaking Engagements

Date: February 7, 2008
Topic: Findings of the Dec. 2007 CHAMP (Federal Household Goods Procurement) Program Assessment
Speaker: Julie Blanford
Venue: Society of Government Travel Professionals
Location: Hilton Mark Plaza, Arlington, VA

Date: February 26, 2008
Topic: Best Practices and Emerging Trends in State and Municipal Fleet Management
Speaker: Steve Saltzgiver
Venue: National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA)
Location: Atlanta, GA

Date: February 27, 2008
Topic: The Ever-changing Role of the Fleet Administrator
Speaker: Steve Saltzgiver
Venue: National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA)
Location: Atlanta, GA

Date: February 27, 2008
Topic: Fleet organization management, legal considerations for fleet managers, commercial vehicle regulations, IRS fringe benefit for personal use of fleet vehicles, fleet policies and procedures
Speaker: Janis Christensen
Venue: NAFA Fleet Management Seminar
Location: Los Angeles, CA

Date: February 27, 2008
Time: 11:15 AM – 1:15 PM
Subject: The Ever-changing Role of the Fleet Administrator
Speaker: Steve Saltzgiver
Venue: National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA)
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
For more info: http://www.ntea.com

Date: March 14, 2008
Topic: Rent-Lease-Buy Decision Making
Speaker: Paul Lauria
Venue: CONEXPO-CON/AGG
Location: Las Vegas, NV

Date: March 26, 2008
Topic: Developing a Business Case for Fleet Renewal and Replacement
Speaker: Paul Lauria
Venue: University of Washington Vehicle Maintenance Management Conference
Location: Seattle, WA

Date: March 26, 2008
Subject: Developing a Business Case for Fleet Renewal and Replacement
Speaker: Paul Lauria
Venue: University of Washington Vehicle Maintenance Management Conference
Location: Seattle, Washington

Date: April 30, 2008
Subject: Implementation of a Vehicle Allocation Methodology (VAM)
Speaker: Gary Hatfield
Venue: FedFleet
Time: 9:00 AM – 12 PM EST
Location: Department of the Interior, 1849 C Street, NW, Washington, DC 20240

Date: April 30, 2008
Subject: National Park Service Fleet Study
Speaker: Adlore Chaudier
Venue: FedFleet
Time: 9:00 AM – 12 PM EST
Location: Department of the Interior, 1849 C Street, NW, Washington, DC 20240

Date: May 6, 2008
Subject: Status of Federal Civilian Homesale Programs and Services
Speaker: Julie Blanford
Venue: Joint Services Relocation & Travel Conference (DoD)
Location: Grand Hyatt in San Antonio, Texas

Date: May 8, 2008
Subject: Status of Federal Government Homesale Programs
Speaker: Julie Blanford
Venue: Worldwide ERC Conference
Location: Grand Hyatt in San Antonio, Texas

Date: May 11, 2008
Subject: How to Develop an Effective Fleet Replacement Plan
Speaker: Randy Owen and Kathe Carter
Venue: Michigan APWA Fleet Conference
Location: Boyne Mountain, Michigan

Date: June 4, 2008
Subject: GSA National Travel Forum
Speaker: Julie Blanford
Topic: Federal Government Homesale Program Update
Venue: Atlanta Marriott Marquis
Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Date: June 9, 2008
Subject: Determining True Vehicle and Equipment Life-cycle Costs
Speaker: Randy Owen
Venue: Government Fleet Expo
Location: San Diego, California

Date: September 9-12, 2008
Subject: Developing a Business Plan and Service Level Agreements
Speaker:: Randy Owen
Venue: RMFMA National Conference and Equipment Show
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

2007 Speaking Engagements

Date: December 11, 2007
Subject: Federal Relocation Trends (specific focus on How Declining Housing Markets and the Perilous Future of Mortgage Lending Affects Federal Agencies and Their Transferees)
Speaking fleet management consultant: Julie Blanford
Venue: Orion Mobility’s Relocation Income Tax Seminar for Federal Agencies
Location: Arlington, Virginia

Date: November 27, 2007
Subject: State Fleet (AFV) Incentives
Speaking fleet management consultant: Steve Saltzgiver
Venue: National Conference of State Legislators (NCSL)-Advisory Council on Energy
Location: Phoenix, Arizona

Date: November 6, 2007
Subject: Converting Information into Dollars
Speaking fleet management consultant: Brad Kelley
Venue: Association of Equipment Management Professionals Asset Management Symposium
Location: Louisville, Kentucky

Date: October 29-30, 2007
Subject: Fleet Management Master Class: A Best Practices Seminar
Speaking fleet management consultants: Paul Lauria, Mark Bernard, Brad Kelley
Venue: Swiss-Grand Resort & Spa
Location: Sydney, Australia

Date: October 25-26, 2007
Subject: Fleet Management Master Class: A Best Practices Seminar
Speaking fleet management consultants: Paul Lauria, Mark Bernard, Brad Kelley
Venue: Melbourne Business School
Location: Melbourne, Australia
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Date: September 11, 2007
Subject: Managing POV Use to Reduce Costs and Optimize Fleet Utilization
Speaking fleet management consultant: Julie Blanford
Venue: National Conference of State Fleet Administrators
Location: Hershey, Pennsylvania

Date: August 16-17, 2007
Subject: Fleet Operations, Planning, and Management
Speaking fleet management consultant: Paul Lauria
Venue: Global Knowledge Conferences
Location: Mumbai, India

Date: August 13-14, 2007
Subject: Fleet Operations, Planning, and Management
Speaking fleet management consultant: Paul Lauria
Venue: Global Knowledge Conferences
Location: Delhi, India

Date: July 24, 2007
Subject: Rightsizing Your Fleet By Right Selecting Your Vehicles
Speaking fleet management consultants: Adlore Chaudier and Gary Hatfield
Venue: FedFleet 2007 Annual Conference
Location: Rosen Shingle Creek, Orlando, Florida

Date: July 24, 2007
Subject: Benchmarking: Putting Fleet Practices and Performance in Perspective
Speaking fleet management consultant: Paul Lauria
Venue: FedFleet 2007 Annual Conference
Location: Rosen Shingle Creek, Orlando, Florida

Date: April 25, 2007
Subject: Case Studies in Effective Fleet Management
Speaking fleet management consultant: Paul Lauria
Venue: Fleet Management CEE (Central and Eastern Europe) 2007
Location: Prague, Czech Republic

Date: April 6-7, 2007
Subject: Managing Fleet Operations
Speaking fleet management consultant: Paul Lauria
Sponsor: Asia Business Forum
Location: Singapore

Date: April 4-5, 2007
Subject: Managing Fleet Operations
Speaking fleet management consultant: Paul Lauria
Sponsor: Asia Business Forum
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Date: March 27, 2007
Subject: Vehicle Allocation Methodology
Speaking fleet management consultant: Randy Owen
Venue: Association of Equipment Management Professionals Management Conference and Annual Meeting
Location: Corpus Christi, Texas

Date: March 26, 2007
Subject: Rent-Lease-Buy Decision Making
Speaking fleet management consultant: Paul Lauria
Venue: Association of Equipment Management Professionals Management Conference and Annual Meeting
Location: Corpus Christi, Texas

Date: March 25, 2007
Subject: Acquiring and Using a Fleet Management Information System to Manage Your Fleet
Speaking fleet management consultant: Brad Kelley
Venue: Association of Equipment Management Professionals Management Conference and Annual Meeting
Location: Corpus Christi, Texas

Date: March 21, 2007
Subject: Realizing the Value of Standardized Equipment Specifications
Speaking fleet management consultant: Gary Hatfield
Venue: Association of Equipment Management Professionals Florida Chapter Luncheon
Location: Orlando, Florida

Date: March 21, 2007
Subject: Developing a Fleet Management Business Plan
Speaking fleet management consultant: Paul Lauria
Venue: University of Washington Vehicle Maintenance Management Conference
Location: Seattle, Washington

2006 Speaking Engagements

Trends in Fleet Management – 2006 – For Professional Fleet Managers
Speaker: Paul Lauria
Venue: NCSFA
Location: Savannah, GA

2005 Speaking Engagements

Date: April 12, 2005
Subject: Fleet Financing Solutions
Speaker: Paul Lauria
Venue: NAFA Fleet Management Institute (NAFA)
Location: Grapevine, Texas

Date: April 12, 2005
Subject: Increasing Fleet Utilization
Speaker: Paul Lauria
Venue: NAFA Fleet Management Institute (NAFA)
Location: Grapevine, Texas

Date: May 9-12, 2005
Subject: Fleet Management Seminar and Expo
Speaker: Paul Lauria, Randy Owen, and Bradley Kelley
Venue: Jaric Environmental Safety and Health Services Conference
Location: Port o’ Spain, Trinidad

Date: June 6-9, 2005
Subject: Why Use a Cost Charge-back System?
Speaker: Paul Lauria
Venue: FedFleet 2005 Annual Conference (FedFleet)
Location: Nashville, Tennessee

Date: June 6-9, 2005
Subject: Fleet Management versus Asset Management Systems
Speaker: Bradley Kelley and Adlore Chaudier
Venue: FedFleet 2005 Annual Conference (FedFleet)
Location: Nashville, Tennessee

2004 Speaking Engagements

Date: October 5, 2004
Subject: Keynote Address
Speaking fleet management consultant: Paul Lauria
Venue: CCG Systems, Inc. Annual User Conference
Location: Norfolk, Virginia

Date: October 6, 2004
Subject: Key Questions and Answers About Fleet Management Practices and Performance
Speaking fleet management consultant: Paul Lauria
Venue: Arizona Local Technical Assistance Program Winter Maintenance Conference
Location: Flagstaff, Arizona

Date: September 22-25, 2004
Subject: Vehicle Replacement Cycle Options
Speaking fleet management consultant: Paul Lauria
Venue: National Conference State Fleet Administrators (NCSFA)
Location: Branson, Missouri

Date: September 12 – 15, 2004
Subject: What Every Public Works Director Should Know About Fleet Management
Speaking fleet management consultant: Randy Owen
Venue: American Public Works Association (APWA) 2004 Congress
Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Date: September 9, 2004
Subject: Fleet Maintenance Best Practices Roundtable Discussion
Speaking fleet management consultant: Paul Lauria
Venue: Eastern Snow and Ice Conference
Location: Knoxville, Tennessee

Date: August 15, 2004
Subject: Vehicle and Equipment Financing Options
Speaking fleet management consultant: Paul Lauria
Venue: National Association of Fleet Administrators (NAFA) Law Enforcement Group
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

Date: August 3, 2004
Subject: Fleet Management Best Practices
Speaking fleet management consultant: Randy Owen
Venue: Western States Equipment Managers Conference
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Date: April 27, 2004
Subject: Fleet Questions that Every Public Works Director Should Know to Ask and Every Fleet Manager Should Know How to Answer
Speaking fleet management consultant: Paul Lauria
Venue: American Public Works Association (APWA) North American Snow Conference
Location: Lexington, Kentucky

Date: April 20, 2004
Subject: Managing Managed Competition
Speaking fleet management consultants: Paul Lauria and Randy Owen
Venue: National Association of Fleet Administrators (NAFA) Fleet Management Institute
Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Date: April 20, 2004
Subject: Data Management Within your Fleet Information Management System
Speaking fleet management consultant: Chris Amos
Venue: National Association of Fleet Administrators (NAFA) Fleet Management Institute
Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Date: March 4, 2004
Subject: Understanding and Controlling Fleet Costs
Speaking fleet Management Consultant: Paul Lauria
Venue: National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA)
Location: Baltimore, Maryland

2003 Speaking Engagements

Date: October 10, 2003
Subject: Evaluating Fleet Program Competitiveness
Speaking fleet management consultants: Paul Lauria and Randy Owen
Venue: National Conference of State Fleet Administrators (NCSFA)
Location: Keystone, Colorado

Date: October 8, 2003
Subject: The Politicizing of Fleet Management in an Era of Budget Constraints
Speaking fleet management consultant: Paul Lauria
Venue: National Conference of State Fleet Administrators (NCSFA)
Location: Keystone, Colorado

Date: October 6, 2003
Subject: Conducting a Fleet Performance Audit
Speaking fleet management consultants: Paul Lauria
Venue: CCG Systems Annual User Conference
Location: Norfolk, Virginia

Date: October 6, 2003
Subject: FASTER O/L Application Hosting Solution
Speaking fleet management consultants: Paul Lauria and Bradley Kelley
Venue: CCG Systems Annual User Conference
Location: Norfolk, Virginia

Date: August 26, 2003
Subject: Securing Replacement Funds in a Down Economy
Speaking fleet management consultants: Paul Lauria and Randy Owen
Venue: American Public Works Association (APWA)
Location: San Diego, California

Date: August 23, 2003
Subject: How to Write a Public Works Business Plan
Speaking fleet management consultant: Randy Owen
Venue: American Public Works Association (APWA)
Location: San Diego, California