Wednesday 30th October

Sponsored by Toyota

  • 6.30pm

    Pre-conference Dinner

Thursday 31st October

  • 8.00 am

    Registrations Open

  • 9.00 am

    Opening Address

    South Australian Department of Treasury and Finance
    Welcome to conference and scene setting for the next two days

  • 9.15 am

    Master of Ceremonies Welcome

    John Boland

  • 9:30 am

    Day 1 Sponsors Address

    GM Holden Ltd
    Smart Bar

  • 9:45 am

    Future of the Car Industry

    An Industry at Crossroads - the Australian Motor Industry Federation's plan for the future survival of the Australian automotive industry

  • 10.30 am

    Morning Tea

    Sponsored by Smart Bar

  • 11.15 am

    Update on Vehicle Technologies for Fleets

    University of South Australia
    There have been many new developments in vehicle technologies in recent times. With some of the latest developments relying on real time communication between vehicles and between vehicles and road infrastructure in order to improve safety, increase efficiency and lower environmental impact. How will these and other new technologies impact on future ANCAP scores and the environmental rating of vehicles, and what will this mean for future purchasing decisions. These are just some of the questions that will be discussed in the presentation by Dr Rocco Zito

  • 12.00 pm

    Legislative Update (inc FBT)

    Following the outcome of the Federal Election, an update on the likely implications for public sector fleet managers

  • 12.45 pm


    Sponsored by Holden

  • 1.45 pm

    Vehicle Technology Update

    Panel of Manufacturers
    Manufacturers respond to your questions submitted prior to the conference

  • 2.30 pm

    Developments in Vehicle Tracking Technology

    Wireless Communications
    As vehicle tracking becomes more prevalent, what are the next round of developments and where are the opportunities for fleet managers to use this technology to drive benefits

  • 3.15 pm

    Afternoon Tea

    Sponsored by Smart Bar

  • 3.45 pm

    To Outsource FMS or Not?

    Fleet SA
    Many organisations are considering outsourcing some elements of fleet management, hear the experiences of an agency that has done this in practice

  • 4.15 pm

    Future of FMS

    Lease Plan
    Fleet Management Systems are at the heart of many organisations fleet management approaches, what will these systems do in the next round of updates and how can that be used in practice.

  • 4.45 pm

    Remarketing Update

    Pickles Auctions
    The realisable resale of value of vehicle is key to understanding the term and amount of lease rates. Hear the latest industry observations and expectations.

  • 6.30 pm

    Conference Dinner

    Sponsored by Hyundai
    Outdoor pre-dinner drinks from 6:30pm followed by dinner in the McLarens Room.

Friday 1st November

  • 8.00 am

    Registrations Open

  • 9.00 am

    Master of Ceremonies Welcome Day 2

  • 9.15 am

    Preparing and Evaluating Tenders

    Fleet Admin Systems
    Many of the services you use are awarded by tender, how can you structure your tender request to improve the quality of responses and how do you decide which offers the greatest value for money.

  • 9.45 am

    Measuring the Benefits

    AEC Group
    When considering making a change to the ways on which the fleet is managed it’s important to understand what you stand to gain and lose and the key risks to be managed.

  • 10.15 am

    Car Pooling Systems

    Datacentric – Autocentral
    Increased utilisation of the fleet without compromising performance is a goal of many fleet managers, find out how car pool management can benefit your organisation

  • 10.45 am

    Morning Tea

  • 11.15 am

    Future of Work Place Health and Safety

    Safework SA
    Ensuring fleet users leave work safely is the highest priority for all fleet managers. What are the developments in work place health and safety and how might these impact fleet management in the future.

  • 12.00 pm

    Review Session and Wrap Up

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