Fleet Management (Feb 26-27)

This program provides fleet leadership professionals an opportunity to discuss best practices, and share new processes and technologies. Participants work collaboratively to select topics that are relevant to all organizations with vehicle and equipment fleets. Addressed are strategic questions surrounding staff management, alternative fuel technology, vehicle replacement policy, the role of fleet within an organization, and tactical solutions for managing ever-changing fleet operations and administrative functions.

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General Details

  • Program Chair(s)
  • Robert Frank Saunders, Jr., Fleet Services Manager, Los Angeles Department of Water & Power

    • Program Location
    • Los Angeles Department of Water & Power, Saticoy Yard
    • 14401 Saticoy Street
      Van Nuys, California 91405
    • Who Should Attend
      • Fleet managers
      • Fleet directors
      • Fleet administration supervisors
      • Fuel maintenance supervisors
      • All fleet professionals responsible for cost-effective fleet functions
  • Registration Options
  • Member: $399 USD
    Regular: $549 USD

    Registration prices increase $100 after February 4, 2020. Registration provides access to all Fleet Management agenda items and meeting materials. Registration includes a networking dinner on Tuesday night as well as catered breakfast, lunch, and refreshments at the meeting. Guest tickets are available for $95 and allow a personal guest (a spouse or partner who does not work in the energy industry) to accompany a registered attendee at the event. Guest registration includes all meals and receptions, and all program materials.

  • General Cancellation Policy
  • Due to contractual obligations, cancellations received 15 business days prior to the program will receive a full refund. Cancellations received 6 to 14 business days prior to the event will receive a refund, less a $100 administrative fee. No shows and last minute cancellations, 5 business days prior to the event or less, will be responsible for the full registration fee. Substitutions from your organization for the same event are always welcome.
  • Participation Policy
  • Western Energy Institute programs and events are open to energy companies (including gas production and electric generation, gas and electric transmission and gas and electric distribution utilities). Select programs and events are open to energy industry product and service suppliers. Programs and events are closed to all media representatives and to the general public.
  • For more information contact Traci Pepper, Program Manager at (503) 688-2798.


Wednesday, February 26, 2020

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Industry Tour/shop walk

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Networking Lunch + Registration

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Welcome to Los Angeles Department of Water & Power

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM


2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Networking Break

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Fleet Electrification

What type of infrastructure needs to be in place and how is it being done right?

3:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Networking Break

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Industry Topic

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

WEI Hosted Networking Dinner

Thursday, February 27, 2020

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Networking Breakfast

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Diagnostic Technologies

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Networking Break

9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

Industry Topic

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

Networking Break

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Industry Topic

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Networking Lunch

12:45 PM - 2:00 PM

Open Roundtable Discussion + Wrap Up

Hotel + Travel

  • Reservation Instructions
  • Please contact the hotel directly at (800) 331-3131 to reserve your room. Identify yourself as being with Western Energy Institute (WEI) Fleet Management to receive a special rate of $175 USD/night. This rate is guaranteed until February 11, 2020 or until the WEI room block is full.