November 4-6, 2024 | San Diego, CA

2023 GFC Schedule

Take a look at the subject-matter sessions and networking elements that attendees and exhibitors benefited from in 2023...

Last updated: June 7, 2023

Schedule

Monday, June 5, 2023

June 05
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (ET)

Global Fleet Advisory Board Meeting (Private Meeting)
Private Meeting - by Invitation only - Michelangelo Meeting Room more info

June 05
1:00 PM - 1:15 PM (ET)

Welcome to GFC 2023!
Versailles Ballroom - a look at current trends and fleet asset transformations more info

June 05
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM (ET)

Opening Keynote: Using AI to Improve Fleet Management
This session will discuss how adding predictive capabilities to fleet management software can increase competitive advantage, such as demand prediction, predictive driver behavior and predictive maintenance, and price optimization. more info

June 05
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM (ET)

Best Practices in the EV Adoption Curve from Product to Driver
This case study will showcase how EVs are being used in particular fleet applications and how innovative applications are changing the way this company operates. more info

June 05
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM (ET)

How Technology is Leading the Drive to Sustainability in Latin America
Versailles Ballroom: Sustainability continues to gain increased importance in Latin America fueled by economic development, rapid urbanization and increasingly populated cities. more info

June 05
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM (ET)

Managing Vocational Fleets in Sub Saharan Africa (concurrent)
Trianon Ballroom: This session will explore the many issues that come with operating complex, vocational fleets across the African continent. more info

June 05
3:45 PM - 4:30 PM (ET)

How to Minimize Distracted Driving in a Multinational Fleet Environment
Versailles Ballroom: Here are solutions to the multi-faceted problem of distracted driving that need to be addressed on a region-by-region basis in order to solve today's multinational fleet safety puzzle. more info

June 05
3:45 PM - 4:30 PM (ET)

We've all Drunk the Kool-Aid but Does Mobility Really have a Place in Fleets? (concurrent)
Trianon Ballroom: In this session, we'll examine the role of mobility in reducing complexity, cost and carbon and the appeal to employees. more info

June 05
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM (ET)

The Roadmap for Fleet Globalization
Versailles Ballroom: A company's objectives and the markets it serves or wishes to enter will determine your overall fleet globalization strategy. Hear two different companies speak of the challenges and successes they experience as they move fleet to a centralized approach. more info

June 05
5:15 PM - 6:30 PM (ET)

Static Vehicle Display & Cocktail Reception
Join us at the Bayside Terrace for our Reception - sponsored by Element - and experience the technology and walkaround demos to be provided by OEM reps of the vehicles on display. more info

June 05
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM (ET)

FREE NIGHT to Explore Miami
Everyone is free this evening to explore Miami on their own! more info

Tuesday, June 6, 2023

June 06
8:00 AM - 8:45 AM (ET)

Living the Future Now: Fleet Digital Administration with AI
Now, for the first time, machines using artificial intelligence will guide us in the optimization process of our fleets using real-time data. more info

June 06
8:45 AM - 9:30 AM (ET)

Three Must-Haves for Every EV Program
This session will cover three must haves for navigating the fleet electrification process, including but not limited to financing and acquisition, infrastructure, and change management. more info

June 06
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM (ET)

Emerging Market Trends in the Brazilian Fleet Market
Versailles: With a population of more than 200 million people, Brazil is the largest fleet market in South America. Learn about the emerging trends that will impact multinational fleets. more info

June 06
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM (ET)

Global Fleet Visibility: More Important Than Ever Post-Pandemic (concurrent)
Trianon Ballroom: With the transition to mobility and EVs accelerated by post-pandemic changes, maybe now more than ever, total fleet visibility and control is even more important. more info

June 06
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM (ET)

Market Consolidation: A Threat or a Blessing?
Join us for a thought-provoking panel discussion that will explore the impact of fleet management market consolidation delving into its advantages and challenges. Discover whether consolidation poses a threat to competition and pricing or brings benefits like technology advancements and cost efficiencies. Join industry experts and key leaders in the industry for valuable insights. more info

June 06
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM (ET)

Recognition Awards for Excellence in Global Fleet Management
Recognition Awards for Excellence in Global Fleet Management. more info

June 06
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM (ET)

LUNCH BUFFET
Lunch will be served on the Mezzanine East meal area more info

June 06
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM (ET)

Keynote: Vehicle Acquisition Trends in European Fleet Management
This address will identify the top fleet trends in Europe and how they will influence the direction of the market in future years. more info

June 06
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM (ET)

Sustainable Mobility Management with a European Certification Process ECSM
In this informative presentation, you will learn why sustainable fleet management is essential for international fleets and why companies should now look at a transformation to sustainable mobility management. more info

June 06
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM (ET)

The Fleet Transition to EVs by Regional Global Markets (concurrent)
Trianon: This panel discussion will examine the opportunities and challenges to fleet electrification in fleet markets in Australia, LatAm, the UK, Europe, and North America. more info

June 06
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM (ET)

EV Ride and Drive
Join us curbside outside the hotel lobby to experience exciting new EV technology offered by OEMs. The EV Ride and Drive includes behind the wheel driving experience... more info

June 06
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM (ET)

Cocktail Reception - Hosted by Wheels-ALD-Leaseplan
Following the RIDE & DRIVE -- please join us on the Sky Lawn as Wheels-ALD-Leaseplan hosts our evening cocktail reception -- open bar and passed hors d'oeuvres and entertainment -- plus enjoy the views of Miami and the waterfront from this rooftop terrace!  more info

June 06
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM (ET)

2nd FREE NIGHT to Explore Miami
Another FREE NIGHT to explore the sights & food of Miami! more info

Wednesday, June 7, 2023

June 07
8:00 AM - 8:45 AM (ET)

Keynote: How Mobility will Change the Next Generation of Fleet Management
Mobility will transform fleet management through enhanced vehicle utilization, predictive maintenance, and better manage costs, data analytics to optimize routes and reduce fuel consumption. more info

June 07
8:45 AM - 9:30 AM (ET)

Global Driver Safety Challenges
The discussion will contrast and compare driver safety issues in various areas of the world. more info

June 07
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM (ET)

Deploying and Managing a Global Fleet
Panelists discuss the successes and challenges of deploying and maintaining a global fleet that operates in diverse regions. Topics include contracting, data security, and deployment strategies for achieving optimal performance. more info

June 07
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM (ET)

Forecast of Commodity Prices & Impact on Fleet Operations
The conference session will provide insights into the future prices of various commodities and their potential impact on fleet operations. more info

June 07
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM (ET)

Sustainability as a Consequence From Efficiency Logistics Design Based on Data!
Making profit on SUSTAINABILITY is possible and more simple than you can imagine... more info

June 07
11:45 AM - 11:55 AM (ET)

Closing Comments & Thank You!
Closing Comments & Thank You! more info