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

13:30 - 15:00

Advisory Board Meeting APAC (Asia-Pacific)

Room Cascate 11/b

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! 

Room Cascate 11/C

18:00 - 19:30

WELCOME COCKTAIL RECEPTION

(to be confirmed)

 


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

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 - 10:05 Setting up the right Global Fleet team and communication process

10:05 - 10:35 How to optimise data transparency on a global level

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?

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 Successful Global implementation - Case studies comparison

12:00 - 12:15 Q&A with presenters and audience - About key elements for Global Fleet success

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? 

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

Room delle Signorie

16:45

Wrap up & Introduction to the corporate expert sessions

Room delle Signorie

17:00 - 17:45

Corporate expert sessions

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 - date 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 issue of data privacy and the introduction and impact of GDPR

09:20 - 09:50 Case study

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 - 11:30 Panel discussion: Mobility Management across the globe

11:30 - 11:55 Case study

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

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?

  • The Latin Amercian fleet management outlook
    • Trends LATAM
    • Fleet Management efficiency and market evolution

  • The Asia-Pacific fleet management outlook
    • Trends APAC
    • Fleet and mobility in China
    • Fleet Management trends in rest of APAC

COFFEE BREAK BETWEEN 15:00 - 15:15

Room Farnese (LATAM) Room Baglioni (APAC)

16:30

CLOSING OF THE GLOBAL FLEET CONFERENCE 2018