Wednesday 15th October

Sponsored by Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Limited

  • 7.00pm

    Pre-conference Dinner

Thursday 16th October

Sponsored by Kia Motors Australia Pty Ltd

  • 8.00am

    Registrations Open

  • 9.00am

    Opening Address

    John Boland, Conference Chair
    Welcome to conference and scene setting for the next two days

  • 9.10am

    Day 1 Sponsors Address

    Kia Motors Australia Pty Ltd

  • 9:20am

    Key note speaker: An Update on the Future of the Car Industry

    Richard Dudley, CEO, Australian Motor Industry Federation
    An Industry at Crossroads - the Australian Motor Industry Federation’s plan for the future survival of the Australian automotive industry

  • 10.30am

    Morning Tea

  • 11.15am

    Manufacturers Round Table

    Presentations from Toyota, Ford and Holden followed by Q&A

  • 12.45pm


  • 1.45pm

    Feature presentation: Running a team in the Australian Rally Championship

    Neal Bates and Coral Taylor, Neal Bates Motorsport
    Four time Australian Rally Champions
    Winners of Targa Tasmania
    Two time winners of the International Classic Rally of Otago, NZ
    Two time winners of the Australian Classic Rally Challenge (run in conjunction with the Australian Rally Championship)

  • 2.30pm

    Fleet Safety - Using Crash Data to Identify and Manage Major Corporate Risks

    Keith Simmons, Managing Director, KND Consulting Pty Ltd
    A Case Study, using crash data to identify the level of corporate risk (EXTREME) and a multi-disciplinary project to reduce that risk to an acceptable level (LOW) through vehicle modification, replacement vehicle selection, driver training and fleet policy.

  • 3.00pm

    Afternoon Tea

  • 3.30pm

    Benefits of Outsourcing Fleet Management & Lessons to be Learned

    Ashley Morris, General Manager Commercial, LeasePlan Australia
    Many organisations are considering/reviewing the option of outsourcing their fleet management requirements, what are the key benefits and what are the key considerations that need to be managed for a successful outsourcing approach.

  • 4.00pm

    Business Change & Improvement in Fleet Management

    James Digges, Director, Digges Consulting Group
    Explore the key components necessary to generate better organisational performance from best practice improvement and change initiatives.

  • 4.30pm

    Remarketing Update Brendon Green, General Manager Motor Vehicles, Pickles

  • 5.00pm

    Close of Day 1

  • 6.30pm

    Conference Dinner

    Sponsored by Hyundai Motor Company Australia

Friday 17th October

Sponsored by GM Holden Ltd

  • 8.00am

    Registrations Open

  • 8.45am

    Chair Welcome Day 2

  • 8.50am

    Day 2 Sponsors Address

    GM Holden Ltd

  • 9.00am

    An analytical approach to managing your fleet

    Matt Minor, Director Business Intelligence, Navman Wireless
    By taking an analytical approach to managing your fleet, the Navman Wireless Adaptive Intelligence product provides a KPI-driven performance management framework to identify plan vs actual. With access to data from yesterday or 5 years ago, the ability to use historical data to predict the future is now a reality for Fleet Managers.

  • 9.30am

    Tyre Myths Uncovered

    Jeremy Andrews, National Fleet and Government Sales Representative, Tyres4U

  • 10:00am

    Extracting maximum value from your fuel contract

    John Cowell, Director, FuelTrac

  • 10.30am

    Morning Tea

  • 11.00am

    Using Technology to run Vehicle Pools More Efficiently and Effectively

    Kurt Lingohr, CEO, PoolCar

  • 11.30am

    Fleet Challenges - Panel Discussion

    Conference Chair moderated discussion with invited guests

  • 12.15pm

    Review Session and Wrap Up

    John Boland, Conference Chair

  • 12.30pm


  • 1.30pm

    Social Event Sponsor

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