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Nov 27
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8:55am - 9:00am 5 mins
Introduction from TU-Automotive
9:00am - 9:45am 45 mins
The BIG Fleet Survey and Market Overview 2018
  • Clem Driscoll - President, C.J. Driscoll & Associates

New players, technologies and regulation are dramatically changing the connected fleets and fleet management industry. Take a comprehensive look at where the industry is today and where it is heading so you have a robust product map for the future

9:45am - 10:15am 30 mins
The ELD Mandate – Year One in Review
  • Fred Fakkema - Vice President - Compliance, Zonar Sytstems

Last December we reached the first deadline to comply to the FMCSA rule – the ELD Mandate. Almost one year on we look at the effect that this has had on the telematics and fleet industry.

  • How has the ELD mandate impacted fleet management market? From uptake and adoption levels to self-certified vendors and FMCSA revoked system providers. Get the updates on ELD today!
  • Understand where load planners need to reconfigure journey times as ELD devices ‘cut short’ route times leading to increased pressure on drivers to speed
  • Assess how the ELD mandate has led to increase in fleet operators utilizing last mile delivery services and the data that’s needed to help load planners combat this
10:15am - 11:00am 45 mins
11:00am - 11:45am 45 mins
Connected Fleet and Mobility Startups on Stage
  • Scott Mattson - Managing Director, William Blair

As the ELD mandate accelerates fleets into an era of connectivity startups target this growth area with a host of new and innovative services. Hear some of the most innovative pitch their business and ideas.

  • Six startups go head to head! Identify where startups are filling gaps in connected services, reacting to the autonomous and mobility trends utilizing brought-in and on-board vehicle tech.
  • Three expert judges: See what fleet operators, accelerators and venture capitalists are identifying as winning ideas for connected fleet and mobility services, then can pick your own winners!
  • At the end of the elevator pitches meet the founders and CEOs of these startups - develop relationships to put you in the driving seat for connected fleet and mobility services
11:45am - 12:15pm 30 mins
The Focus on Camera tech. and the Connected Fleet

Explore the use cases for liability and claims for fleet operators, fleet owners and insurers. Understand how to integrate this technology into existing telematics offerings to give data visual credibility. 

  • Map the landscape for camera applications from insurance, cargo management and asset protection – What software integrations are needed to bring visual data into a holistic FMS?
  • See what’s happening with camera tech. – forward-facing cameras (with GPS and impact G-force) to side-mounted obstacle sensors and external weatherproof cameras (with IR Nightvision)
  • Cameras have become cheap! Data still isn’t. Address camera data collection questions such as, when to collect? What are the trigger parameters? Which spectrum – WiFi (hotspots), 4G, 5G?
12:15pm - 2:00pm 105 mins
2:00pm - 2:35pm 35 mins
Connectivity, Telematics, the Whole Lot!
  • Tony Candeloro - Sr. Vice President, Technology and Operations, Holman Enterprises

Telematics applications are maturing. As the benefits of connected vehicles are realized across the ecosystem we shine a light on the growth areas for telematics such as lot management and the dealer distribution model of connected services.

  • Connected lot management. Get to grips with this new distribution channel for connected devices/services within an enterprise solution for dealers. Capitalize on this area set for growth!
  • Develop a built for purpose product roadmap and assess the requirements of the dealer for inventory and vehicle health management (i.e. location, vehicle age, battery levels)
  • Delve into the business model of connected lot management as initial dealer investments lead to telematics with ROI in selling VAS and recouped costs in services and maintenance    


2:35pm - 3:05pm 30 mins
Cyber Security – Not So Much Safety in Numbers

Cyber has become a crucial topic in the connected vehicle industry. But the consensus is that CL connected fleets pose more of a danger than in connected PL vehicles. The market has been slow to react but now we see the risks and the impetus to increase cyber safety.

3:05pm - 4:05pm 60 mins
4:05pm - 4:35pm 30 mins
Telematics in the Electric Fleet
  • Seth Clevenger - Managing Editor, Transport Topics

Tesla and Nikola are setting new benchmarks for range for heavy goods EVs. Now we must address the implications on FMS from ELD through to fault monitoring and vehicle health as electric and alt. fuel heavy goods vehicles become viable.

4:35pm - 6:05pm 90 mins