Programme 2018

Pre-conference Day - Monday , MAY 28th 

OPENING REGISTRATION DESK

Lobby

13:30 - 15:00

Advisory Board Meeting LatAm (Latin America)

Room Cascate 11/C

15:30 - 17:30

Global Fleet Managers Club

Who better to learn from than the best? That's the idea behind the Global Fleet Managers Club - a gathering of winners of the 2017 Global Fleet Manager of the Year Award, eager to share their best practices with you! 

More info about the programme

Room Cascate 11/C

18:00 - 19:30

WELCOME COCKTAIL RECEPTION

Pool

 


CONFERENCE Day 1 - Tuesday, May 29th

08:00 - 09:00

REGISTRATION & WELCOME COFFEE

Foyer delle Signorie

09:00 - 09:30

OUTLOOK AND IMPACT

How the Global Economy will affect your fleet
Global Fleets are extremely sensitive to macro-economic and geopolitical developments. What's coming at us this year, and how will it affect your business? 

09:00 - 09:20  What is the situation? 

Macro-economic and geopolitical outlook with impact for international business 2018-2020, by Bruno Colmant, Head of Macro Research and Executive Board Member, Bank Degroof Petercam

09:20 - 09:30 Q&A with audience

What does it mean for the Automotive, Fleet and Mobility industries?

Room delle Signorie

9:35 - 10:35

GLOBAL FLEET MANAGEMENT - I

You can prepare for success
Success in Global Fleet management is always the result of a well-considered, well-executed plan. Here are the ground rules for setting one up. 

09:35 - 10:05Setting up the right Global Fleet team and communication process, by Juergen Freitag, Head of Global Fleet Management, Siemens

10:05 - 10:35 How to optimise data transparency on a global level, by 
Peter Szelenyi, Global Fleet Category Manager, Novartis

Room delle Signorie

10:35 - 11:00

COFFEE BREAK

Foyer delle Signorie

11:05 - 11:30

MARKET TRENDS

What's happening in Europe and North Amercia
Yes, the fleet industry is globalising. But for now, Europe and North Amercia remain by far the most important markets. They're also quite distinct. What are the trends?

By Marc Odinius, Managing Director, Dataforce

Room delle Signorie

11:35 - 12:15

GLOBAL FLEET MANAGEMENT - II

How to identify and seize opportunities for success
You can plan for success, but blindly following a strategy is not enough: excellence in Global Fleet Management requires engagement with emerging opportunities. Here's how.

11:35 - 12:00 Panel discussion: Successful Global Implementation

Ralf Wessel, Manager Global Security, Global Fleet and Corporate Facilities, AGCO
Patricia Friedel, Global Fleet Manager, Johnson & Johnson
Jean Paul, Director of Fleet Operations and vehicle Specifications, Aramark

12:00 - 12:15 Q&A with presenters and audience - About key elements for Global Fleet success, moderated by Mike Antich, Editor and Associate Publisher, Bobbit

Room delle Signorie

12:15 - 13:30

NETWORKING LUNCH

La Piazetta

13:35 - 15:10

GREEN FLEET MANAGEMENT

Cleaning your fleet - An emission impossible ?
In Europe and other mature markets, environmental regulations are forcing the "greening" of fleets. But is a zero-emission fleet achievable? And is Europe leading the way, or falling behind the rest of the world? 

13:35 - 14:00 How the new emission test procedure WLTP will impact your tax and cost bill

14:00 - 14:45 OEM DEBATE: powertrain evolution

14:45 - 15:10 Successfully driving electrification in Fleet and Mobility - case study 

Room delle Signorie

15:10 - 15:30

COFFEE BREAK 

Foyer delle Signorie

15:35 - 16:45

SAFETY MANAGEMENT 

Your target: Zero accidents worldwide
Improving safety reduces cost and increases your corporate profile. So why do some regions lag so far behind others? And is progress possible where infrastructure and mentalities point in the other direction?

15:35 - 16:00 Global trends in Safety Management

How safe are the regions and what is to expect and to do for a better safety management? By Nikola Vuckovic, Manager EHSS & IFMS, PMI

16:00 - 16:20 Global trends in insurance

Inhouse or outhouse, pay per use, no accident, no premium, insurrance of self-driving cars

16:20 - 16:45 Holistic and integrated Safety Management - case study by Adriana Holban, Global Buyer Fleet and Travel, Heineken International 

Room delle Signorie

16:45

Wrap up & Introduction to the corporate expert sessions

Room delle Signorie

17:00 - 17:45

Corporate expert sessions

  • Geotab
  • Sofico
  • Omoove

Room Estensi, Sforza and Orsini

19:00 - 22:30

COCKTAIL RECEPTION &
OFFICIAL GLOBAL FLEET CONFERENCE DINNER 


 

CONFERENCE Day 2 – Wednesday, May 30th 

08:00 - 09:00

WELCOME COFFEE

Foyer delle Signorie

09:00 - 10:30

EMBRACING INNOVATION

Innovate to optimise your Global Fleet Management

Innovation has its opponents - data privacy concerns are holding back a lot of interesting and cost-saving applications. Can your fleet adopt the positive aspects of innovation while avoiding negative feedback?

09:00 - 09:20 The challenging correlation between tech development and data privacy, by Sebastian Pfeifle, Partner, Deloitte Consulting

09:20 - 09:50 Case study, by David Omodei, Group Procurement Manager, Microsoft

09:50 - 10:30 Panel discussion: the future of digitalisation in Global Fleet Management

Room delle Signorie

10:30 - 10:50

COFFEE BREAK

10:55 - 12:40

MOBILITY MANAGEMENT

A global approach for a local phenomenon

New mobility initiatives are a local phenomenon, driven by Smart Cities and local government initiatives. But a global perspective can be helpful in making the most of them. 

10:55 - 11:15 How to future-proof your fleet and mobility management. Presentation by Katya Atanasova, VP of Fleet Solutions, Shell, followed by a Q&A.

11:15 - 11:30 Face to Face: Mobility Management across the globe

11:30 - 11:55 Case study, by Alexandra Melville, Global Category Expert for Car Fleet and Mobility, Accenture

11:55 - 12:40 Executive fleet and mobility panel : answering the global mobility needs of tomorrow

Norman Din, Vice President, Strategic Sales - Wheels
Alessandro Pigazzi, Arval International Business Office Director - Arval
Gavin Eagle, Managing Director - LeasePlan International
Michiel Alferink, Vice President International Sales - Athlon International
Rick Tousaw, Senior Vice President & General Manager Canada - ARI

 

Room delle Signorie

12:40 - 13:40

NETWORKING LUNCH 

La Piazetta

13:45 - 16:30

BREAK-OUT SESSIONS

Zooming in on LATAM and APAC - Parallel sessions

Latin America and Asia-Pacific are the global regions where fleet management is growing the fastest. how can your fleet management approach align with each region's specifics to make the most out of these promising, but difficult markets?

Click here to discover the full programme on LATAM

Click here to discover the full programme on APAC

 

Room Farnese (LATAM) Room Baglioni (APAC)

16:30

CLOSING OF THE GLOBAL FLEET CONFERENCE 2018