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Events

Mercury is committed to providing fleet management, travel, and relocation 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 virtually every facet of fleet management, our team of consultants is frequently invited to discuss emerging issues, complex topics, and new solutions.

2016 Speaking Engagements

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 Municpal 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: March 2, 2016
Topic: Maintenance and Repair Shop Management
Speaker: Scott Conlon & Keith Grant
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 & Keith Grant
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
For more info: http://www.incident-prevention.com/conferences

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
For more info: http://www.fleetcon.org/home

Date: September 16, 2015
Topic:Optimal Replacement Strategies
Speaker: Randy Owen
Venue: Rocky Mountain Fleet Management Association
Location:Glendale, AZ
For more info: http://www.fleetcon.org/home

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

Date: August 30, 2015
Topic:Land Fleet Management and Operations
Speaker: Paul Lauria
Venue: Universal Network Intelligence
Location:Dubai, United Arab Emirate
For more info: http://www.unistrategic.com/eng/events- detail.asp?cid=1&nid=1310&sid=&vid=2&ppage=


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: 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: May 8, 2014
Topic: Case Study: Feasibility for the Use of Liquid Propane Gas and Compressed Natural Gas on the North Slope of Alaska
Speaker: Janis Christensen
Venue: ACT Expo
Location: Long Beach, 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: J
uly 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: April 10, 2014
Topic:
Making Cents Out of Data
Speaker:
Janis Christensen, Brad Kelley
Venue:
NAFA Institute and Expo
Location:
Minneapolis, MN

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

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

 

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