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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: 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: April 30, 2008
Subject: Implementation of a Vehicle Allocation Methodology (VAM)
Speaking fleet management consultant: 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
Speaking fleet management consultant: 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
Speaking Relocation Consultant: 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
Speaking Relocation Consultant: Julie Blanford
Venue: Worldwide ERC Conference
Location: Grand Hyatt in San Antonio, Texas

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

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

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

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

Date: October 2, 2008
Subject: Best Fleet Management Practices and Motor Pool Management
Speaking fleet management consultant: Randy Owen
Venue: NCSFA Annual Conference
Location: Long Beach, California

Date: October 2, 2008
Subject: IRS Publication 15B Guidelines (Tax Implications of Transportation and Travel Reimbursements and Allowances)
Speaking fleet and travel management consultant: Julie Blanford
Venue: NCSFA Annual Conference
Location: Long Beach, California

Date: December 16, 2008
Subject: Federal Relocation Update
Speaking relocation management consultant: Julie Blanford
Venue: Orion Mobility Federal Government Relocation Income Tax Seminar
Location: Arlington, VA

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

Date: March 14, 2008
Subject: Rent-Lease-Buy Decision Making
Speaking fleet management consultant: Paul Lauria
Venue: CONEXPO-CON/AGG
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

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

Date: February 26, 2008
Time: 9:30 AM – 10:45 AM
Subject: Best Practices and Emerging Trends in State and Municipal Fleet Management
Speaking fleet management consultant: Steve Saltzgiver
Venue: National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA)
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
For more info: http://www.ntea.com

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


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
Registration Information: http://www.orionmobility.com

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
URL Link: www.ncsl.org
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
For more info: www.aemp.org

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
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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
For more info: www.gkcinfo.com

Date: August 13-14, 2007
Subject: Fleet Operations, Planning, and Management
Speaking fleet management consultant: Paul Lauria
Venue: Global Knowledge Conferences
Location: Delhi, India
For more info: www.gkcinfo.com

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
For more info: www.fedfleet.org

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
For more info: www.fedfleet.org

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
For more info: www.fleetmanagement.cz/default_en.asp

Date: April 6-7, 2007
Subject: Managing Fleet Operations
Speaking fleet management consultant: Paul Lauria
Sponsor: Asia Business Forum
Location: Singapore
For more info: www.abf-asia.com

Date: April 4-5, 2007
Subject: Managing Fleet Operations
Speaking fleet management consultant: Paul Lauria
Sponsor: Asia Business Forum
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
For more info: www.abf-asia.com

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
For more info: www.aemp.org

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
For more info: www.aemp.org

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
For more info: www.aemp.org

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
For more info:www.engr.washington.edu/epp/vmmc/


2005 Speaking Engagements

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

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

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

Date: April 12, 2005
Subject: Fleet Financing Solutions
Speaking fleet management consultant: Paul Lauria NAFA Fleet Management Institute (NAFA)
Location: Grapevine, Texas
For more info: http://www.nafa.org

Date: April 12, 2005
Subject: Increasing Fleet Utilization
Speaking fleet management consultant: Paul Lauria
Venue: NAFA Fleet Management Institute (NAFA)
Location: Grapevine, Texas
For more info:http://www.nafa.org


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
For more info: http://www.ccgsystems.com

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
For more info: http://www.ncsfa.net

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
For more info: http://www.apwa.net

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
For more info: http://www.nafa.org

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
For more info: http://www.apwa.net/meetings/snow/2004

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
For more info: http://www.nafa.org

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
For more info: http://www.nafa.org

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
For more info: www.ntea.com


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
For more info: http://www.ncsfa.net

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
For more info: http://www.ncsfa.net

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
For more info: http://www.ccgsystems.com

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
For more info: http://www.ccgsystems.com

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
For more info: http://www.apwa.net

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
For more info: http://www.apwa.net

 

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