OCTOBER 11, 2016

Marriott Biscayne bay Hotel, Miami , USA

Conference

The one-day conference program will address key issues facing the access and equipment rental industries in North America.

 

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Program

 

8 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Registration and breakfast

 

9 a.m. – 9:05 a.m.

Welcome from conference chair

Lindsey Anderson, Editor, Access, Lift & Handlers (ALH)

 

MARKET TRENDS

 

9:05 a.m. –  9:35 a.m.

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

The future is mobile, and it’s already here

Larry Silber, CEO, Herc Rentals

 

9:35 a.m. – 10:05 a.m.

Cheap and cheerful isn’t always cheap and cheerful

Brad Boehler, President, Skyjack

A manufacturer’s view on cost of ownership, the lifecycle of machines, and supply chain issues.

 

10:05 a.m. – 10:35 a.m.

Rental metrics: what they tell us about rental market trends

Gary McArdle, Executive Vice President, Rouse Services

The latest data from rental companies in North America concerning utilization rates, pricing and used equipment values.

 

10:35 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.

Coffee and refreshments

 

FLEET MANAGEMENT (PART 1)

 

11:10 a.m. – 11:40 a.m.

Taking cost out of fleet ownership

Alex Schuessler, President, International Group & Founder of SmartEquip

A look at how fleet owners can minimize their fleet ownership costs.

 

11:40 a.m. – 12:40 a.m.

Roundtable: Fleet management, maintenance and repair

Charles ‘Chuck’ Miller, Vice President – Operations, Herc Rentals

Mike Crouch, President and Chief Operating Officer, ACME Lift Company

Jonathan Dawley, Global Vice President – Aftermarket, JLG Industries

Alex Schuessler, President, International Group & Founder of SmartEquip

(Moderated by Murray Pollok, Managing Editor, International Rental News)

 

12:40 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Lunch and networking

 

FLEET MANAGEMENT (PART 2)

 

2 p.m. – 2:25 p.m.

AFTERNOON KEYNOTE

Big Data and the real-time rental experience

Dale Asplund, Senior Vice President - Business Services and Chief Information Officer, United Rentals

Rental businesses are flooded with information from their software systems, telematics, GPS trackers, and mobile devices. But what priorities should you set in measuring and using that data?

 

2:25 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.

New ANSI Standards – implications for rental companies and users

Tony Groat, North American Manager, International Powered Access Federation (IPAF)

What are the changes and how will changes in the proposed standards impact my business?

 

2:50 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

New ANSI Standards: implications for manufacturers

Chad Hislop, Director of Engineering, Terex Aerial Work Platforms/Genie

An OEM’s view of the implications for engineering and manufacturing of the new ANSI standards.

 

3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Coffee and refreshments

 

TODAY AND THE FUTURE

 

3:45 p.m. – 4:10 p.m.

I Make America: Arguments for Infrastructure Investment

Kip Eideberg, Vice President, Public Affairs & Advocacy , Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM)

AEM’s ‘I Make America’ campaign argues for increased infrastructure investment and a sustainably financed Highway Trust Fund (HTF). In this presentation the organisation explains its stance.

 

4:10 p.m. – 4:35 p.m.

Online rentals: a disruptive intervention?

Liam Stannard, Chief Technology Officer, BigRentz

What will the new online channel mean for the equipment rental business? Can we expect a disruption like that seen in the taxi and accommodation sectors (Uber and Airbnb)?

 

4:35 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Tier 4 engines: The true impact on rental businesses

Craig Paylor, Chief Operating Officer, Ahern Rentals

What has been the experience with Tier 4 engines? Have fleet costs gone up, what problems have been found, and what about the residual values of equipment with Tier 4 engines?

 

5 p.m. – 5:05 p.m.

Closing remarks

Lindsey Anderson, Editor, Access, Lift & Handlers (ALH)

 

 

ALH AWARDS

 

6.30 p.m. – 7.30 p.m.

Awards Drinks Reception

 

7.30 p.m. – 7.45 p.m.

Call for dinner

 

7.45 p.m.

Awards Dinner

 

Hosted by: Kevin O’Shea

 

Conference Speakers

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Larry Silber

CEO, Herc Rentals

Dale Asplund

Senior Vice President - Business Services and Chief Information Officer, United Rentals

Brad Boehler

President, Skyjack

Kip Eideberg

Vice President, Public Affairs & Advocacy, Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM)

Tony Groat

North American Manager, International Powered Access Federation (IPAF)

Chad Hislop

Director of Engineering, Genie

Gary McArdle

Executive Vice President, Rouse Services

Craig Paylor

Chief Operating Officer, Ahern Rentals

Alex Schuessler

President, International Group & Founder of SmartEquip

Liam Stannard

Chief Technology Officer

BigRentz

Round table participants:

Fleet management, maintenance and repair

Michael Crouch

President & COO

ACME Lift Co.

Jonathan Dawley

Global Vice President – Aftermarket, JLG Industries

Charles (Chuck) Miller

Vice President – Operations, Herc Rentals

Alex Schuessler

President, International Group & Founder of SmartEquip

See who the speakers were at the 2014 event

 

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Speaker Information

Lindsey Anderson

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Murray Pollok

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Marriott Biscayne bay Hotel, Miami , USA

Marriott Biscayne bay Hotel, Miami , USA

Miami FL, USA

OCT 11, 2016