ACFO Spring Seminar 2018 - Lets Explore Fleet Management for Today and Tomorrow
ACFO Spring Seminar - Lets Explore - Fleet Management for Today and Tomorrow to examine unprecedented fleet management change and help decision-makers plan for the future.
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Fleet management is changing at an
unprecedented pace with new technologies, data usage and compliance to the
fore, and all those issues and the impact they are having on vehicles, drivers
and journeys will be discussed at the seminar taking place on 18th
May at the Vox Conference Centre, Resorts World, Birmingham, starting at 10am.
The spring seminar hosted by the UK’s
premier fleet decision-makers’ organisation is being sponsored by TomTom
Telematics, a business unit of TomTom dedicated to fleet management, vehicle
telematics and connected car services, and Lex Autolease, the UK’s largest
contract hire and leasing company.
Our Speakers include:
Thomas Schmidt, managing director,
Craig McNaughton, corporate
director, Lex Autolease
Alex Matheson, Gordon Dadds
Dr Lisa Dorn. associate
professor of driver behaviour and director Driving Research Group, Cranfield
George de Boer, leader of
connected car initiatives, TomTom Telematics
Graham Short, an ACFO member
and fleet manager at Norfolk-headquartered Zip Water (UK), which operates a
TomTom Telematics- equipped vehicle fleet, who will provide a view on
efficiency, compliance and driver safety.
Alison Moriarty, fleet risk and
compliance manager, Skanska UK
The seminar will conclude with a ‘Question
Time’ panel, chaired by ACFO national chairman John Pryor, with guests who will
include: Chris Chandler, principal consultant, Lex Autolease; and Justin
Whitson, chief executive of Fleetondemand, one of Europe’s business
Mobility-as-a-Service (BMaaS) leaders as well as some of the speakers.
An exhibitor area will offer delegates an
opportunity to network and discover how ‘connected vehicles’ and fleet
management technologies can play an increasingly important role in helping them
manage their mobile workforce. Confirmed exhibitors to-date include: tyre
manufacturer Apollo Vredestein; electric vehicle recharging solution specialist
EVBox; fleet training provider ICFM, Lex Autolease, data and driver coaching
specialist The Driving Doctor, TomTom Telematics and in-vehicle CCTV technology
provider Vision Track.
About our speakers:
Thomas Schmidt joined TomTom as Managing Director of TomTom
Telematics in 2005, following the company’s takeover of datafactory AG, where
he was the CEO and major shareholder.
in TomTom’s headquarter in The Netherlands he is responsible for the strategy
and overall growth of the business unit, focused on general management,
strategic business development, technology and innovation as well as is
representing the business at the executive board of the TomTom Group.
Before joining TomTom, Thomas was founder and CEO of datafactory, responsible
business development, technology and corporate finance. Under his leadership,
datafactory became one of the most successful companies in the
German fleet management and telematics market.
serial entrepreneur, Thomas also founded INCO
System GmbH in 1994 and the IT consulting firm Informatic Consult in 1991.
1985-1989, he studied Electrical Engineering and Cybernetics
at the Technical University of Leipzig. During and after his studies, he
worked as software engineer in the field of artificial intelligence at the
industry research institute GRW.
Dr Lisa Dorn
Dr Lisa Dorn is an Associate Professor of
Driver Behaviour and Director of the Driving Research Group at Cranfield
University. Dr Dorn is also Founder and Research Director for DriverMetrics, a
Cranfield University spin-out company to exploit her research in the design of
driver risk assessments and educational interventions to improve driver safety.
She is Co-founder and Chief Education Officer for The Floow, a telematics data
Dr Dorn is President of the International Association of
Applied Psychology: Traffic and Transport Psychology Division, a member of the
Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors and Associate Fellow of the British
Psychological Society. Dr Dorn has been a Principal Investigator for nearly
three decades on a range of projects on driver behaviour funded by the EU,
EPSRC, ESRC, government agencies and industry.
In 2004 and in 2016 Lisa
received the International Prince Michael Award for Road Safety.
Dr Dorn has
edited 17 books and published over 50 research papers. Currently she is
the Cranfield University academic lead on a four year research programme on making
traffic safer through behaviour-changing nudging measures on a 7.1m EU-financed
Horizon 2020 project. The project aims to reduce the number and severity of
road accidents by directly changing habitual traffic behaviour.