2016 Schedule of Events

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Sunday, August 21
4:00pm – 7:00pm
Registration
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center (GCCC)
 
Monday, August 22
8:00am – 5:00pm
Registration
Location: GICC, Outside Hall D
 
10:00am – 3:00pm
Ride & Drive Event
Location: Ohio Peace Officers Training Academy (OPOTA)


Attendees will be bussed to the Ohio Peace Officers Training Academy in London. OH. Busses will depart to/from the Greater Columbus (). We will have multiple busses on rotation throughout the day. Attendees will be able to test drive the latest vehicles from Chevrolet, Chrysler & Ford, observe several static displays and chat with salespeople on hand. A complimentary boxed lunch will be provided at the event.

Sponsored by Chevrolet, Chrysler LLC & Ford Motor Company
 
6:00pm – 10:00pm
Evening Sponsored Event
Location: TBA
 
Tuesday, August 23
8:00am – 4:00pm
Registration
Location: GICC, Outside Hall D
 
8:30am – 9:00am
Opening Ceremony / Welcome Session
Location: GICC,


 
9:15am – 3:15pm
Vehicle Manufacturer Dialogues
Location: GICC,

During this session, each vehicle manufacturer addresses new vehicle model updates; service information; new programs and current issues focusing on police certified vehicles and other models used for various police functions. Attendees will have the opportunity to address the manufacturers with questions and/or concerns. Hear from the manufacturer experts on how to improve your fleet and inform your command of recent cutting-edge technology.

Class Objectives:
  • Get up-to-date information on current and future vehicle plans.
  • Learn what's new for the model year so you can begin planning your purchases.
  • Learn about service concerns possibly affecting your fleet.
  • Get one-on-one time with manufacturers to address your concerns.
  • Obtain key contact information from each manufacturer to assist you after the Expo.
9:15am – 10:30am Ford Motor Company

Presenters:
10:45am – 12pm Chevrolet Division

Presenters:
12:00pm – 1:55pm LUNCH – On Your Own
2:00pm – 3:15pm FCA

Presenters:
3:30pm – 4:00pm Alternative Vehicles: Motorcycles
Location: GICC

6:00pm – 10:00pm Evening Sponsored Event
Location: TBA
 
Wednesday, August 24
8:30am – 9:45am
Agency Networking Dialogues
Attendees are divided into three groups based on number of vehicles in the agency. This informal discussion covers a variety of topics based on what attendees want to discuss or "what keeps you up at night." Some examples are vehicle service issues, procurement, vehicle sales, equipment issues and administrative roadblocks. Share ideas: exchange solutions, and know that you're not alone with your issues.

Small Agency; Up to 50 Vehicles
Location: GICC

Medium Agency; 50 to 150 Vehicles
Location: GICC

Large and Federal Agencies; more than 150 Vehicles
Location: GICC

Class Objectives:
  • Share ideas with your colleagues
  • Learn about successful programs that worked with agencies your same size
  • Network to continue the dialogue after you leave Louisville
  • Identify solutions for short- and long-term issues
  • Learn you're not alone tackling everyday challenges

 
10:00am – 11:00am
(3) Concurrent Sessions

1. Fleet Management 101
Location: GICC
Managing your fleet today requires both technical and financial knowledge. You need to know what your costs are. What is your shop rate? You need to be able to brief the managers of your organization in what you do and how that benefits them. In this session we will talk about what tasks are important. We will discuss parts room costs and management and the productivity of your staff. Also, we'll discuss warranty recovery, fuel tax recovery, accident costs and hazard waste costs. We'll also cover when a vehicle should be repaired or replaced.

Class Objectives:
  • New equipment "in-processing" checklist
  • "Out-processing" sold equipment
  • Fleet mission statement
  • Parts room costs
  • Developing your service intervals
  • Warranty, fuel tax and accident recovery
  • Accident reports and cost-per-mile calculations
  • Equipment replacement goals
  • Cost to in-service a police car
  • Shop rates
  • Managed competition/privatization
Presenter: Mr. Bill DeRousse, DeRousse Consulting Services

2. Fleet Financing
Location: GICC

3. Fleet Maintenance
Location: GICC
 
11:15am – 12:15pm
(3) Concurrent Sessions

4. Tire Forensics
Location: GICC

This is an interactive workshop/seminar for those who are interested in developing an understanding of the mechanics of tire forensics.

Participants will learn to determine differences in tire conditions and how they occur. They will also be able to apply the information learned in investigations and determining accident profiles. This information can also be applied to your shop in reducing tire failure and increasing the tire life of your pursuit tires.
This will be a limited opportunity to learn from actual pursuit tire engineers and ask the questions you've always wanted to ask.

5. Vehicle Graphics & Wraps
Location: GICC

6. Fleet Management 102
Location: GICC

12:15pm – 1:25pm LUNCH – On Your Own

1:30pm – 6:00pm Exhibit Hall Open
Location: GICC, Hall D

6:00pm – 10:00pm Evening Sponsored Event
Location: TBA


 
Thursday, August 25
8:00am –12:00pm
Registration
Location: GICC

9:30am – 1:30pm Exhibit Hall Open
Location: GICC, Hall D

LUNCH Exhibit Hall Open
1:30pm – 1:55pm LAPD and Cars of Tomorrow
Location: GICC

2:00pm – 3:00pm Managing Expectations for the New Fleet Manager
Location: GICC

A Panel Discussion to discuss all topics/issues facing today's Fleet Manager.

3:15pm – 3:30pm Wrap-Up Session/Adjournment
Location: GICC

 
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