The lineup of speakers and educational sessions for the 2017 Electric Utility Fleet Managers Conference have been announced.

Inspiring Excellence in Utility Fleet Professionals, the 2017 EUFMC educational program, will feature presentations by fleets, industry experts and manufacturers. For the 64th annual conference General Session, topics and speakers (subject to change) include:

Keynote Speaker: Lloyd Yates, Duke Energy

Regulatory & Legislative Update: Pat O’Connor, NAFA Fleet Management Association

ANSI A92.2 Update: James Christian, Time Manufacturing

Safety Systems for Fleet Vehicles: Mark Melletat, Meritor WABCO and Fred Andersky, Bendix

Legal Issues: How to beat me in a truck-crash case: Jeff Burns, Dollar, Burns & Becker

Challenges: Technician Training, Development & Retention: Ana Sarver, PG&E and Frank Nogales, Arizona Public Service Company 

Fleet Electrification: Kellen Schefter, Edison Electric Institute

Predictive Maintenance: Using Telematics to Your Advantage: Kenneth Calhoun, Roanwood Maintenance Data Management

Sessions are also being planned on KPIs & Reporting, Safety: Fatigue Risk Management, and a Class 5 Truck Outlook

Roundtables: At EUFMC, address common challenges by sharing best practices with fleet executives and working with suppliers to find solutions.

Dinner Speaker: Frank Abagnale, renowned cyber security and fraud prevention expert, bestselling author and subject of Catch Me If You Can.

Utility Equipment Demonstration and Exhibits: The annual EUFMC drive through features more than 60 educational and technical presentations by suppliers detailing the design features, specifications, capabilities and benefits of their latest technologies for electric utilities. The event also includes an equipment show that is the site of over 60 displays.