Agenda | Fleet Fueling & Operations Summit

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Day 1: Thursday, November 14, 2019

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Welcome Cocktail Reception

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Day 2: Friday, November 15, 2019

7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
Registration/Continental Breakfast

8:30 – 8:45 a.m.
Welcome and Opening Remarks

Dolores Santos, Fuel Supply Expert, OPIS

8:45 – 9:30 a.m.
State of The Fleet Industry – Where We Are and Where We Are Going

Bruce Blaise, President and CEO, Kenan Advantage Group

It’s hard to comprehend the myriad of challenges facing those that manage our nation’s fleets. Never has there been a time with more price volatility, concerns about supply, worries about the critical driver shortage, and another dramatic change in fuel spec regulations – the upcoming IMO2020 rules. This impactful presentation will set the tone for the event as the following key topics are analyzed:

9:30 – 10:15 a.m.
2020 and Beyond – A Price and Supply Forecast

Walter Zimmermann, VP and Chief Technical Analyst, ICAP

In this in-depth review and analysis, delegates will hear from one of the industry’s most recognized forecasters as he details and examines:

10:15 – 10:45 a.m.
Network Refreshment Break

10:45 – 11:30 a.m.
The U.S. Truckstop Business – A State of the Union

Brad Jenkins, SVP, Pilot Travel Centers

This segment of the fleet industry has weathered enormous change – not only with consolidations, but also with operational dynamics. Hear from the largest truckstop operator in the nation as they dive into:

11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
The Changing and Ever Vital Role of Fleetcards

Randy Morgan, COO, Comdata

Join the recognized industry leader in fleetcards as they present a comprehensive overview of key issues surrounding this key aspect of fleet management including:

12:15 – 1:15 p.m.
Networking Luncheon

1:15 – 2:00 p.m.
Driver Retention – “He Who Has the Driver Wins”

Norris Beren, President, Risk, Reward Consulting, Inc.

The ability to secure and retain drivers has become a critical tipping point for fleets and fleet managers. One of the most experienced industry professionals and award-winning authors will share his key insights on:

2:00 – 2:45 p.m.
IMO 2020 – The Good, the Bad and the Potentially Ugly

Andrew Lipow, President, Lipow Oil Associates

The term is on everyone’s lips and the deadline is approaching, but what is IMO2020 and what does it mean for the fleet industry? Join this dynamic speaker as he provides insight and hard facts on:

2:45 – 3:00 p.m.
Networking Refreshment Break

3:00 – 3:45 p.m.
The Growing Impact of Renewables on Fleets

Jon Scharingson, Executive Director, Renewable Energy Group (REG)

Renewable fuels, like biodiesel, renewable diesel, LNG, or RNG/CNG are becoming more and more of an influence for those who manage fuel for fleets but the transition to them can be complicated. In this session, you’ll hear from one of the industry leaders who’ll share ideas and experiences relative to:

3:45 p.m.
Closing Remarks/Conference Adjourn

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