ATLANTA – The North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV Show), the premier biennial B2B trucking industry event focusing on the needs of fleet owners, managers and decision makers, announced today that it has expanded the event’s education sessions. During the run of the trade show, all of the new NACV Show Solutions Theaters’ educational offerings are free for registered attendees. These on-floor sessions will feature top industry thought leaders who will discuss the challenges and opportunities confronting today’s fleet professionals. Registered attendees can also register for a variety of fee-based workshops and conferences on and off the show floor, including the half-day American Trucking Associations Symposium on Tuesday, Oct. 29, Ask The Expert Workshops on Wednesday, Oct. 30 and ATRI Operational Benchmarking Workshop on Thursday, Oct. 31.
The new Alternative Fuels Solutions Theater will focus on top industry issues and advancements concerning electric vehicles, alternative fuels and fuel efficiency on Wednesday, Oct. 30. Kicking off the day, experts will discuss ‘Best Use Case for Natural Gas’. A panel discussion will then focus on ‘Freight Efficiency’ followed by an Orange EV sponsored panel discussion ‘Use of Electric Vehicles’. The last session will feature a Cummins leadership presentation ‘Best Use Case for Hydrogen Fuel Types’.
In the Solutions Theater sponsored by Heavy Duty Trucking (HDT) magazine, Deborah Lockridge, editor-in-chief of HDT, and John Seidl, vice president of risk services at Reliance Partners, will discuss how to effectively transition to ELDs from AOBRDs. David Cullen, executive editor of HDT, will share insights from fleets that have found how hiring fewer drivers – the right drivers – can help keep more of them. Jack Roberts, senior editor of HDT, will offer a fast-paced, entertaining look at the industry’s rapidly advancing technological changes, including intelligent drivetrains, advanced safety and driver assist systems, autonomous vehicle technology, electric trucks and more.
The Solutions Theater sponsored by Fleet Service Technology magazine will feature a panel of OEM and solution provider experts who will discuss how they get the service job done, what data fleets should be tracking and what questions fleets should ask their potential service partners. Also, a panel of top data-centric OEM and solution provider experts will discuss how to utilize service-related data to improve the service process.
The Solutions Theater sponsored by Today’s Motor Vehicle magazine will feature three education sessions. Session 1 will cover the ‘Internet of Things’, highlighting how connectivity and communications are impacting fleet management, location tracking and vehicle scheduling for various fleet sizes and configurations. Session 2 spotlights ‘Class 8 Automation’, focusing on the new technologies that are taking over many functions once handled by long-haul truck drivers. Session 3 will focus on ‘Last Mile’ delivery and the wide array of technologies available to manage routing and scheduling, as well as new systems to guarantee on-time service.
Additional educational sessions, including Ask The Expert Workshops, the ATA Symposium at NACV Show and the ATRI Operational Benchmarking Workshop are available to NACV Show 2019 registered attendees for an additional fee. Ask The Expert Workshops cover topics such as Federal Regulations – Understanding the BASICS, Implementing Predictive Analytics, Best Use of Electric Vehicles: Simple Steps to Successfully Deploy 100% Electric, Class 8 Trucks and more. The half-day ATA Symposium, presented by the ATA and Transport Topics, dives into detail on today’s current issues, such as finding strategies for good used equipment or preventing and managing cybersecurity issues. The ATRI Operational Benchmarking Workshop will share high-level industry benchmarking information specifically designed for fleets.
To register for the fee-based education sessions, click on any of the ‘Register Now’ links on the NACV Show 2019 website at https://nacvshow.com. Pre-registered attendees can then access their registration record and will be directed to select the education sessions they want to pay to attend.
Registered attendees interested in participating in the Ask The Expert Workshops are encouraged to register for their preferred workshops immediately. These intimate workshops are designed specifically for fleet decision makers and are open to a total of 20 attendees per workshop. The workshops will provide expert guidance and opportunities to brainstorm solutions for attendees most pressing challenges.
To register to attend the NACV Show 2019, go to https://nacvshow.com/registration/.
About The North American Commercial Vehicle Show
The North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV Show) www.nacvshow.com is a B2B exhibition focused on fleet decision makers and key influencers in the commercial vehicle industry. The NACV Show has been designated a Gold 100 Awards honoree by Trade Show Executive, a top (trade show) industry publication honoring the largest and most accomplished trade shows of the year. Leading truck & trailer manufacturers and commercial vehicle parts & components suppliers will demonstrate their latest product offerings during the NACV Show 2019, taking place at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta from October 28-31. The NACV Show 2021 will be held in Atlanta from September 27-30, 2021.