June 17 - 20, 2019 // New Orleans, LA

Speaker Presentations

2018

CPFP: Certification Basics and How It Can Advance Your Career
Presenter: Jeffrey Tews, CPFP, City of Milwaukee, WI

Extending Equipment Uptime & Life Through Contamination Control 
Presenter: Brian Redpath, Caterpillar Inc.

Facility Construction and Renovation: What Every Fleet Manager Should Know
Presenters: John Manring, County of San Diego, CA; David Worthington, County of Sonoma, CA

How to Streamline Workflow in Your Shop
Presenter: Mike Cleary, ATSS/Cleary Auto

Paving the Way for Connected, Autonomous & Electric Vehicles
Presenter: Kelly Reagan, City of Columbus, OH

Prevent Brain Drain: How to Create an Effective Succession Plan
Presenter: Steven Saltzgiver, Mercury Associates Inc.

Utilizing Internal Service Fund Rates to Modify User Behavior
Presenter: Brent Wahl, Pasco County, FL

 

2017

Designing Application-Specific Truck and Van Upfits Using Data
Presenter: Chris Lyon, NTEA – The Association for the Work Truck Industry

Preparing Your Operation for Electric Vehicles
Panelist: Doug Bond, Alameda County

Preparing Your Operation for Electric Vehicles
Panelist: Al Curtis, Cobb County, GA

Preparing Your Operation for Electric Vehicles
Panelist: Stanley John, City of New York, NY

Preparing Your Operation for Electric Vehicles
Panelist: Evan Speer, California Department of General Services

Contract Management: Discover What’s Ideal and What’s Downright Unacceptable
Presenter: Tammy Rimes, Tammy Rimes Consulting

What Fleets Need To Know Now About the Self-Driving Vehicle Future
Panelist: Brian Bowden, General Motors

What Fleets Need To Know Now About the Self-Driving Vehicle Future
Panelist: Tony Gratson, Ford Motor Company

Tier 4 Engines and How They Affect Fleet Management and Maintenance
Panelist: Matthew Szuck, FPT North America, a Brand of CNH Industrial

The New Way to Calculate Asset Lifecycles
Presenter: Paul Milner, Utilimarc

Breakfast and General Session: Trump and Your Operation: What’s Coming
Presenter: Ken Kies, Federal Policy Group, LLC

Unique Financing Options for Backlogged Vehicle Replacements
Presenters: Berke Attila and Chichi Nyagah-Nash, City of Baltimore, MD

Remarketing: How You Are Leaving Money on the Table
Presenter: Conner Humphrey, IronPlanet

Renewable Diesel: Facts from Fleet Users
Presenters: Richard Battersby, City of Oakland, CA; Gary Lentsch, CAFM, Eugene Water and Electric Board

 

2016

How Connected Vehicles Will Affect the Fleets of Tomorrow
Presenter: Egan Smith, U.S. Department of Transportation

Lessons from Detroit: How to Survive During the Toughest Economic Times
Presenters: Craig Rice, City of Detroit, MI; Jon White, Jon White, Inc.

Preparing for the Retirement Wave: How to Create a Succession Plan
Presenters: Ryan Crabtree and Ron Lindsey, City Of Anaheim, CA

Corporate vs. Government: The Top Transferable Best Practices
Presenter: Steve Saltzgiver, Mercury Associates, Inc.

How Many Technicians Do You Really Need?
Presenter: Christopher Shaffer, Utilimarc

Opening Keynote Address: Strategic Leadership to Empower Your Workforce
Keynote Speaker: Bill Griffiths, Montgomery County, MD

New Data and How to Use It to Your Benefit
Presenter: Bill Griffiths, Montgomery County, MD

How One City Determined Its True Cost to Own, Operate, Maintain, and Replace Its Fleet
Pesenter: Mike Wiederkehr, City of Glendale, CA

News and Updates

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Testimonials

Tom Keyser

“It was great attending GFX for the first time! I was able to network with my peers, meet new vendors and learn more about topics affecting my operations.”

-Tom Keyser, Fleet Manager, Washington County Oregon, Hillsboro, OR

“The GFX conference was an informative, fun experience. The training session and one-on-one experiences were extremely valuable. There were many networking opportunities as well as excellent product demonstrations. I look forward to the next event."

-Ricky Riojas, Fleet Repair Supervisor, City of San Diego, San Diego, CA

“GFX was very informative for a fleet professional. It was well organized and probably the best EXPO I had seen in a while."

-Keith Dimont, Automotive Services/Transportation Manager, Elon University, Elon, NC

“I am new to running a fleet and didn't even know what I didn't know. This conference provided an excellent education and opportunity to meet other fleet managers facing similar challenges.”

-Brent Hulsether, Fleet services supervisor, Shawnee county Parks and Rec, Topeka, KS

“This is the third year we've attended and the show keeps getting better and better. Adding the Block Party that encourages attendees to drive the vendor vehicles was very beneficial to all.”

-Natalie Weimer, Marketing Manager, XL - The Fleet Electrification Company, Brighton, MA

For years GFX has been the best value for government fleet managers looking to expand their knowledge & network with a large group of their peers at one location/event. If you can only attend one conference per year, GFX should be your first choice.

-Ron Lindsey, Director of Fleet Management, County of San Bernardino, San Bernardino, CA

Mr. James L Vincent

“There was a bigger crowd, and conversations were deeper and longer this year."

-Mr. James L Vincent, Federal Fleet Consultant, Teletrac Navman, Garden Grove, CA

“GFX is a great networking tool and the training sessions are relevant to what most fleets around the country are dealing with.”

-Jade Jones, Lead Technician, Ada County Sheriff's Office, Boise, ID

“Right place, Right people, Right time. We'll be back next year!”

-Rocky Rock, Sales Operations Manager, PureForge, Poway, CA

“The GFX Conference is the showcase and the pinnacle of the Government Fleet Industry and is a must attended for any Fleet professional. It is a highly educational and critical must-attend event!”

-Carlos Velasquez, Fleet Manager, Contra Costa County Fleet Services, Martinez, CA

Mark Stevens

“I can shamefully admit that after nearly 40 years as Fleet Manager this was my first GFX, but happy to report not my last! I loved the "Campfire" sessions & how they were able to address specific situations and challenges."

-Mark Stevens, Fleet Manager, City of Sacramento, Sacramento, CA

“GFX is the only place on the planet where you'll find the best government fleet minds all assembled at one location.”

-Craig Croner, Administrative Services Manager, City of Boise, Boise, ID

Nathan Washington

“GFX is a great event. Having the ability to meet with prospective clients & clients to discover areas where we can potentially help solve challenges within their fleet(s) is extremely valuable to myself & GPS Insight. We truly value GFX."

-Nathan Washington, Government Sales Manager - Southwest Region, GPS Insight, Scottsdale, AZ

“This conference is by far the most informative for government fleet professionals. I have brought back new ideas to implemented in our shop every time I have attended."

-Paul Colell, Fleet Service Manager, Town of Castle Rock, Castle Rock, CO

“The Block Party Experience is a perfect way to see new technology in a hands-on setting. So much is changing & the ability to speak directly with the key drivers in our industry & experience it first hand is always the best way to make decisions."

-Mike Lewis, Regional Sales Manager, Club Car LLC, Riverside, CA

Don Walker

“GFX is a good conference to attend for three reasons. 1. Great opportunities to meet and get to know your peers in the fleet industry 2. Good choices in training sessions 3. Lots of good info and networking on the expo floor with vendors.”

-Don Walker, Fleet Manager, Ada County Sheriff's Office, Boise, ID

2018 Sponsors