2020 Provisional Programme

08:00 Registration, coffee and exhibition viewing

09.25 Opening and Introduction Ann-Marie Knegt, Editor, LAPV 

9.30 Fleet and Road Safety Keynote: 
A global fleet safety standard Panel Discussion 
David Braunstein, Together for Safer Roads Alliance 

9.45 Panel discussion: creating a global safety standard
Moderator: David Braunstein, Together for Safer Roads Alliance 
Keith Kerman, Deputy Commissioner, Chief Fleet Officer, City of New York
Philippe Saint-Vill, Head of Rolling Stock, City of Montreal
Senior member, City of London (TBC)
Senior Member, TfL (TBC)

11.00 Coffee break and exhibition viewing 

11.30 Case studies - organisational improvement and innovation

Edmonton - Tips and traps: employee engagement in urban municipalities - unique challenges and solutions
• Learn why employee engagement has emerged as a critical driver of success in today's competitive marketplace 
• Find out why engagement has the potential to affect employee retention, productivity and loyalty, it is also a key link to customer satisfaction, organisational reputation and overall stakeholder value 
• Learn how the City of Edmonton, Canada, employed key strategies and learnings in relation to employee engagement
Steve Rapanos, City Operations/Manager Fleet and Facilities, City of Edmonton, Canada  

12.15 Innovation panel discussion: how to introduce innovation into your organisation
Moderator: Ann-Marie Knegt, Editor, LAPV 
Steve Rapanos, City Operations/Manager Fleet and Facilities, City of Edmonton, Canada 
Sharon Fleming, Director Fleet Services, City of Calgary, Canada
Ian Bourton, Head of Fleet Operations, Ubico  

14.30 Propulsion technology
How urban operating fleets are ripe and ready for electrification right now - just as they were 10 years ago
Roger Atkins, Managing Director, Electric Vehicle Outlook 

15.00 Dundee – ‘an electric City’
• Find out about Dundee’s 8-year journey to e-mobility transition
• Learn how Dundee implemented its EV-charging infrastructure strategy including other renewable energy solutions
• Find out how the City Council came to have the largest percentage of electric taxis in UK
Fraser Crighton, Corporate Fleet Operations Manager, Dundee City Council

16.30 Workforce engagement and attracting talent 
A practical guide to improving diversity

• Learn how current recruitment policies may be hindering diversity
• Push and pull factors – learn how can you can really attract a more diverse workforce
• Learn practical tips to put into force as soon as you get back to the office
Ruth Waring, Director, BigChange Advisory Plus

17.30 Close of conference

18:00 Future Fleet Awards drinks reception, sponsored by Dennis Eagle/Terberg Matec 

19:00 Future Fleet Awards dinner and ceremony, sponsored by NRG Fleet Services/ Electra Commercial Vehicles