2018 CONFERENCE AGENDA

 

Wednesday, October 24

12:00 pm – 6:00 pm Registration – Ballroom Foyer

1:00 pm- 6:00 pm Vendor Move-In – Cash/Campbell Ballroom

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm EVT Training: “F2 Design & Performance Standards of Fire Apparatus & F7 Foam Systems,” Al Conkle – Dean Room

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Manager’s Reception – Angelou/Grisham Room

Thursday, October 25

7:00 am – 4:00 pm Registration – Ballroom Foyer

7:00 am – 8:30 am Breakfast – Angelou/Grisham Room

7:00 am – 8:30 am Vendor Move-In – Cash/Campbell Ballroom

8:30 am – 9:00 am Welcome to Little Rock – Cash/Campbell Ballroom

8:30 am – 5:00 pm Vendor Booths Open – Cash/Campbell Ballroom

9:00 am – 10:00 am General Session: “Benefits of Professional Fleet Management,“ David Bragg) – Cash/Campbell Ballroom

9:00 am – 12:00 pm EVT Training: “F2 Design & Performance Standards of Fire Apparatus & F7 Foam Systems,” Al Conkle– Dean Room

10:00 am -10:30 am Break: Network with Vendors – Cash/Campbell Ballroom

10:30 am – 11:30 am Breakout Session: “Overcoming Today’s Fleet Challenges,” Ron Hall (For Managers and Administrators) – Cash/Campbell Ballroom

10:30 am – 11:30 am Breakout Session: “ASE Prep Couse: Part 1,” Victor Galarza (For Technicians)- McArthur Room

11:30 am – 12:00 pm Fleet Trivia, Door Prizes, Vendor Presentation – Cash/Campbell Ballroom

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch –Atrium

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Breakout Session: “Navigating the State Vehicle Contracts,” John Leverett (For Managers and Administrators) – Cash/Campbell Ballroom

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm “ASE Prep Couse: Part 2,” Victor Galarza (For Technicians)- McArthur Room

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm EVT Training: “F2 Design & Performance Standards of Fire Apparatus & F7 Foam Systems,” Al Conkle– Dean Room

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm General Session: “Teamwork and Leadership in the Fleet Industry,” TJ Tennent – Ballroom

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Load vehicles for departure of tour

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Tour of Waste Management

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Dinner at Cathead’s Restaurant

8:30 pm – 9:30 pm Tour and Social Hour at Rock Town Distillery

Friday, October 26

7:00 am – 8:00 am Breakfast – Angelou/Grisham Room

7:00 am – 3:00 pm Vendor Booths Open – Cash/Campbell Ballroom

8:00 am – 8:30 am Break: Network with Vendors – Cash/Campbell Ballroom

8:30 am – 10:30 am General Session: “Providing Exceptional Customer Service in the Arkansas Municipal Workplace,” David Baxter –Cash/Campbell Ballroom

8:30 am – 12:00 pm EVT Training: “F2 Design & Performance Standards of Fire Apparatus & F7 Foam Systems,” Al Conkle (For Technicians) – Dean Room

9:00 am – 10:30 am “Hand’s on Clinic: Wheel seal, Automatic brake adjuster, Stemco Kaiser King Pin Installation,” Charlie Farish (For Technicians)- Parking Lot

10:30 am – 10:45 am Fleet Trivia, Door Prizes, Vendor PresentationCash/Campbell Ballroom

10:45 am – 11:00 am Voting of new officersCash/Campbell Ballroom

11:00 am – 12:00 pm General Session: “What it takes to be a leading Fleet,” Brian Franklin (For Managers and Administrators) Cash/Campbell Ballroom

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Mexican Lunch –Atrium

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm EVT Training: EVT Training: “F2 Design & Performance Standards of Fire Apparatus & F7 Foam Systems,” Al Conkle (For Technicians) – Dean Room

1:15 pm – 1:45 pm “Updates on what cities stand to gain from VW’s multi-billion dollar settlement,” Tricia Treece Cash/Campbell Ballroom

1:45 pm – 2:15 pm Roundtable Panel Discussion with fleet concerns/ideasCash/Campbell Ballroom

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm EVT Fire Testing Exam– Dean Room

2:15 pm – 3:00 pm Pulaski Tech Scholarship Presentation Vendor Acknowledgements & Closing RemarksCash/Campbell Ballroom

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Board Members Meeting-Board Room

3:00 pm – 6:00 pm Vendor Move OutCash/Campbell Ballroom