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Geotab Connect 2017

1/10/2017

GEOTAB CONNECT 2017 is the ultimate training and networking event for Geotab Customers, Resellers, Marketplace Partners, and other fleet professionals. The two-day event will include keynote presentations, hands-on learning sessions, a round-table discussion, and technology/solutions expo.

The last GEOTAB CONNECT conference in Las Vegas was attended by 250 Resellers and Partners and was an incredible event that set the pace for an outstanding year.

Attending GEOTAB CONNECT 2017 will give you the chance to go beyond the vehicle and learn best practices to drive business to new levels of productivity and efficiency. Learn about innovative new Marketplace solutions, attend educational break-out sessions, and get tips on strategic selling, growth, and customer engagement. Meet the solutions experts and get answers to your technical and fleet questions.

View an archived presentation of this event here.

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Action in the Aftermath: How to Create a Collision Procedures Plan

11/9/2016

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FREE WEBINAR 

Action in the Aftermath: How to Create a Collision Procedures Plan

Originally aired: Wednesday, November 9, 2016  ● 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET

Just one accident can sink a small business. That’s why it’s critical to understand how to plan for and manage the events that follow. Join Del Lisk, Vice President, Safety Services, and Gary Johnson, Director, Risk and Compliance Management at Lytx, to learn what happens in the event of a collision and how to create a plan to manage collisions. Del and Gary will share tips on procedures that can help minimize costs and negative impacts to your business should a collision happen.

  • What happens after a collision – whether or not your driver is at fault
  • Responding to law enforcement and subsequent investigations
  • Managing legal claims
  • Minimizing service downtime and reputation risk
  • Creating a collision procedures plan

Speakers:

Del Lisk, Vice President, Safety Services, Lytx

Gary Johnson, Director, Risk and Compliance Management, Lytx

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How to Stay Competitive in a Time of Rising Privatization

11/1/2016

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FREE ONLINE WORKSHOP 

How to Stay Competitive in a Time of Rising Privatization

Originally aired: Tuesday, November 1, 2016 ● 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET 

It’s a fact–local government-operated solid waste management entities have an accident rate four times higher than the private sector, and are up to 40 percent costlier. This puts entire waste operations like yours at risk of being outsourced to the private sector. We’re here to help.

Join our upcoming workshop so we can better help you:

  • Understand your risk of collisions compared to the private sector
  • Learn, first-hand, how your peers are using the Lytx DriveCam™ Program to help reduce risk and costs to stay competitive
  • Develop an action plan for your organization

Make the most of this session! Come prepared with the following information:

  1. Number of collisions you had last year
  2. Your “on-road” fleet size
  3. Number of city employees working in your department

Speakers:

Rush Akin, Government Account Executive, Lytx, Inc.

William Lane, Assistant Superintendent (Safety), Fairfax County - Department of Public Works & Environmental Services 

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A Fleet Manager’s Guide to Payment Networks

10/25/2016

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FREE WEBINAR 

A Fleet Manager’s Guide to Payment Networks

Originally aired: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 ● 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET

Fleet cards aren’t all the same, and neither are their networks. Proprietary fleet cards own their networks and can customize how its programs work. This can lead to more security, better control over fuel expenditures, and efficient management of expenses. The differences between open loop and closed loop networks will be reviewed, as well as more detail about how they process transactions differently. Learn more about the benefits of fleet card networks, and how you can leverage them to improve efficiency and gain benefits for your organization.

Speaker:

Carlos Escobar, Sr. Manager National Accounts, WEX, Inc.

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Artificial Intelligence Applied to Driving - The Value of Advanced Driver Assistance & Collision Avoidance Systems Today

10/11/2016

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FREE WEBINAR 

Artificial Intelligence Applied to Driving - The Value of Advanced Driver Assistance & Collision Avoidance Systems Today

Originally aired: Tuesday, October 11, 2016 ● 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems and Collision Avoidance Systems are often in the news. While it’s clear that these systems have a number of safety benefits, it can be challenging to understand what differentiates the various types of systems. In addition, regulatory bodies such as NHTSA and NTSB are weighing in and offering recommendations for implementation. In this discussion, we will help you to better understand the value of these systems, the implications of the regulations, and what steps you can take today to keep your drivers safe.

Speaker:

Chris Ritter, Regional Sales Manager, Mobileye

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It’s All About Your Data

9/20/2016

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FREE WEBINAR 

It’s All About Your Data

Originally aired: Tuesday, September 20, 2016 ● 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET

Are you getting the most out of your data? In this webinar, the telematics data experts will share their knowledge and best practices for data integration and Big Data. Join us on September 20th and learn how to better leverage your business data via open platform fleet management solutions and tools of the trade.

The webinar covers these important topics:

  • Open Platform Telematics 
  • APIs
  • Big Data
  • Data sharing
  • Benchmarking

Speakers:

Neil Cawse, CEO, Geotab

Colin Sutherland, Executive Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Geotab

Mike Branch, Vice President, Business Intelligence, Geotab

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Successfully Selecting and Implementing a GPS/AVL Solution

9/13/2016

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FREE WEBINAR 

Successfully Selecting and Implementing a GPS/AVL Solution

Originally aired: Tuesday, September 13, 2016  ● 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET

Ensure the solution your stakeholders select is adopted and provides a good return on investment.

At the conclusion of this presentation, attendees will be able to:

  1. Implement a future-proofed telematics solution
  2. Recognize what agency-wide buy-in looks like
  3. Anticipate and affect the change management needed for successful adoption

GPS/AVL is no longer considered “nice to have.” Whether government agencies are looking to mitigate liability, reduce costs, or increase accountability and transparency; GPS/AVL systems are slowly becoming a staple in Government fleets.

This webinar will take real world lessons from agencies who have successfully implemented a telematics solution, describe challenges and obstacles they faced, and how they reached their goals. The webinar will focus around three key business practices: aligning your solution with your agency’s key service level indicators, ensuring you obtain buy-in from all affected groups, and preparing your agency and resources to manage the changes that come with implementing new technology

Speaker:

Chris Jackson, VP, Government Operations, Webtech Wireless, a division of BSM Technologies

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5 Secrets to a Better Maintained Fleet

9/8/2016

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FREE WEBINAR

5 Secrets to a Better Maintained Fleet

Originally aired: Thursday, September 8, 2016 ● 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET

What you don’t know is costing you, especially when it comes to vehicle maintenance. Learn the secrets of the world’s most successful fleets and how you can apply them to your business to:
 
1. Prevent vehicle breakdowns
2. Keep vehicles under warranty
3. Order parts in advance
4. Manage turnaround time for service
5. Avoid more costly repairs

Register now and learn how you can dramatically improve your vehicle maintenance program today.

Speaker:

Frank Schneider, Senior Product Manager, Telogis

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Suffering from Buyer’s Remorse with Telematics?

8/31/2016

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FREE WEBINAR

Suffering from Buyer’s Remorse with Telematics?

Originally aired: Wednesday, August 31, 2016 ● 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET

We all know that sense of regret after having made a purchase that seemed so promising, then later realizing we made the wrong choice. Whether it be a car, new home, electronics, or software, buyer’s remorse can have serious consequences, especially with more significant investments like telematics.

Many government fleets select a telematics provider because they are the biggest player in the field or for promised functionality that is “just around the corner,” but find out that the provider or their software falls short of expectations. The good news is that there are other systems that can meet your needs and expectations.

If you are suffering from buyer’s remorse on telematics, we invite you to attend this webinar to learn what to look for in providers that will ensure you receive reliable, consistent connectivity.

This webinar will cover:

  • Customer Service: The Importance of Dedicated Customer Support
  • Scalability: Accurate, Reliable Data and Administration - No Matter Your Fleet Size
  • Streamline Data Management: The Value of APIs and Other Integrations
  • Improve Public and Driver Safety: Get the Tools to Reduce Accidents, Injuries, and Fatalities
  • Improve Sustainability: Reduce Your Fleet’s Carbon Footprint and Improve Community Value

Speakers:

Mike MacComiskey, Government Sales, GPS Insight

David Pope, Government Sales - West, GPS Insight 

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Why Onboard Crash Prevention Technology Isn’t Enough

6/7/2016

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FREE WEBINAR

Why Onboard Crash Prevention Technology Isn’t Enough

Originally aired: Tuesday, June 7, 2016 ● 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET

Onboard crash prevention technology holds promise for preventing and reducing the severity of accidents, but by itself won’t solve all of a fleet’s safety challenges. During this webinar, we will give you a quick review of the strengths and weaknesses of some of the latest systems, as well as a comparison to successful online crash prevention systems, their effectiveness, and the breadth of benefits they deliver as foundational safety technology.

Speaker:

Chris Villella, Director of Account Management & Special Markets, The CEI Group, Inc.

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Getting There Fast and Getting There Safe: MedStar Mobile Healthcare’s Proactive Approach to Safety

5/25/2016

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Getting There Fast and Getting There Safe: MedStar Mobile Healthcare’s Proactive Approach to Safety

Originally aired: Wednesday, May 25, 2016 ● 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET

Responding to an emergency in 9 minutes or fewer means a better chance of saving a life. With a video-based safety and telematics program, MedStar drivers have learned how to get there fast and get there safe, dramatically reducing collisions and associated costs, all while protecting their community. Since implementing the Lytx DriveCam™ program, MedStar has seen a 50% reduction in major incidents, an 80% reduction in bent metal costs, and a 0.47 to 0.43 reduced insurance experience modifier.

Join MedStar’s Risk and Safety Manager, Shaun Curtis, and Lytx Government Account Executive, Rush Akin, for this webinar to gain insight into the types of risky driving behaviors occurring in emergency response fleets, learn firsthand how a video-based safety and telematics program can help achieve results similar to MedStar’s, and hear best practices to maximize driver and fleet performance.

Speakers:

Shaun Curtis, Risk & Safety Manager, MedStar Mobile Healthcare

Rush Akin, Government Account Executive, Lytx, Inc.

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Using GPS/AVL for Liability Protection in Government Agencies

4/19/2016

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Using GPS/AVL for Liability Protection in Government Agencies

Originally aired: Tuesday, April 19, 2016 ● 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET

GPS/AVL is now becoming a standard defense tool in legal proceedings across North America. By collecting information from your equipment such as speed, location, and the status of your plow or spreader, you can prove that your agency properly maintained the road on which an accident occurred, that your vehicle was nowhere near the scene of an accident, or that you met expected patrol service level requirements. Regardless of the type of claim, GPS/AVL data is an expected and accepted method to mitigate liability exposure. Learn what you need to look for in a GPS/AVL solution to ensure your agency has access to admissible data for maximum liability protection.

You will walk away with:
• An understanding of how other government agencies use GPS/AVL to challenge claims
• A strategy on how to implement a GPS/AVL solution that addresses your liability concerns
• The ability to educate your agency on the benefits of GPS/AVL for liability management

Speaker:

Chris Jackson, VP, Government Operations, Webtech Wireless, a Division of BSM Technologies

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Public Fleet Summit - Mid-Atlantic Region

4/9/2014 - 4/10/2014

The Government Solutions Team (GST) and Government Fleet magazine partnered to provide Public Fleet Summits (PFS), regional education and networking events that take place around the country. The summits address the need for high-quality professional fleet training while recognizing that budget restrictions are making travel difficult for many.

The two-day event includes general sessions about leadership, management, six sigma, and business & finance. The event also features exhibitor and equipment expos, connecting fleet managers to fleet providers in their area.

For the mid-Atlantic region, the PFS will take place April 9-10 in Raleigh, N.C.

Vist www.publicfleetsummits.com for more information and the full agenda.

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