Wednesday 2nd November

Sponsored by Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Limited

  • 7.00pm

    Pre-Conference Cocktail Function

Thursday 3rd November

Sponsored by Kia Motors

  • 8.00am

    Registrations Open

  • 8.45am

    Welcoming Address: Welcome to conference

    John Boland, Conference Chair (Sponsored by SG fleet)

  • 8.50am

    Opening Address

    Hon. Robin Scott, Victoria Government Minister for Finance

  • 9.05am

    Day 1 Sponsor's Address

    Kia Motors

  • 9.15am

    POLICY: An update on the future of the Australia Car Industry

    Richard Dudley, CEO, Motor Trades Association of Australia

  • 10.00am

    Morning Tea

  • 10.30am

    FLEET MANAGEMENT CHALLENGES: Commonwealth & State Government Fleets

    Steve Pascoe, Senior Manager, VICFleet
    Pauline Bilsborough, Senior Contract Manager SA Fleet
    Shane White, Australian Government Fleet, Department of Finance

  • 12.00pm


  • 1.30pm

    DRIVERLESS VEHICLES: When they are coming and the challenges they bring?

    Matthew Leyson, Team Leader, Australian Driverless Vehcile Initiative

  • 2.00pm

    DISRUPTIVE MOBILITY: New Technologies Influencing Short-Term Mobility Requirements

    Matthew Denman, General Manager, Uber Melbourne

  • 2.30pm

    DRIVERLESS VEHICLES: How Tesla is Driving Tomorrow

    Heath Walker, Senior Marketing and Communications Manager, Tesla

  • 3.00pm


    James Goodwin, CEO, ANCAP

  • 3.30pm

    Afternoon Tea

  • 4.00pm

    FEATURE PRESENTATION: The Melbourne F1 Grand Prix

    Andrew Westacott, GM Operations, Australian Grand Prix Corporation

  • 4.30pm

    YELLOW PLAT: Current & Future Technology Driving Yellow Fleet

  • 5.00pm

    TRUCKS: Current & Future Technology Driving Trucks

  • 5.30pm

    Close of Day 1

Friday 4th November

Sponsored by Mitsubishi

  • 8.00am

    Registrations Open

  • 8.45am

    Chair Welcome Day 2

    John Boland, Conference Chair (Sponsored by SG Fleet)

  • 9.00am

    CAREER PLANNING: Meeting The Challenge

    Rob Brenan, Australian Institute of Management

  • 9.30am

    FLEET MANAGEMENT CHALLENGES: Local Government Fleets

    Peter Paproth, Coordinator Fleet Management, Wyndham City
    Andrew Douglas, Coordinator Fleet & Depot Support, Baw Baw Shire Council

  • 10.30am

    Morning Tea

  • 11.00am

    FUEL CONTRACTS: Achieving Value in Volatile Times

    John Cowell, Director, FuelTRAC

  • 11.30am

    DISPOSAL: Re-marketing Update

    Brendon Green, General Manager Motor Vehicles, Pickles Auctions

  • 12.00pm

    Drivng Tomorrow - Panel Discussion

    Conference Chair Moderated Discussion with Inivited Guests

  • 12.45pm

    Review Session & Wrap Up

    John Boland, Conference Chair (Sponsored by SG Fleet)

  • 1.00pm


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