Times listed are EDT. Agenda times subject to change.
Tuesday, October 19
9:15 a.m. – 9:40 a.m.
Chairman, NETS Board of Directors and Global Health & Safety Technology Solutions Director, UPS
Executive Director, NETS
Virtual Conference Meeting Logistics and Overview
Conference Opening and State of NETS
Update on NETS activities and future initiatives.
9:40a.m. – 10:25 a.m.
Executive Director, NETS
Jonathon Vivoda, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Miami University in Ohio
Statistics Manager, National Safety Council
NETS Data Year 2021 Benchmark Report Results
The latest findings in NETS annual Benchmark report including comprehensive data analysis and longitudinal data analysis.
10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
President, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)/ Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI)
The Latest Trends in Vehicle Technology and Testing: How Will It Affect Your Fleet?
Review the latest IIHS technology research and the latest trends that could affect your fleet purchasing decisions.
11:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Barbara Zuroick, AstraZeneca
Debbie Lodge-Balestra, Driving Dynamics
Sara Sweeney, Wheels
Andy Van Beck, Wheels
Evolving Safety Culture for the Modern Fleet
Learn how AstraZeneca advanced their fleet safety with Driving Dynamics and Wheels.
12:20 p.m. – 12:50 p.m.
Technical Director, Risk Control, Liberty Mutual
A Return to (New) Normal: An Opportunity to Reduce Driving Risk
Learn more from an insurance perspective about the impacts of COVID-19 on fleets. Address methods to get global employees and vehicles back on the roads safely, and the opportunity to create a new focus on safe driving behaviors.
12:50p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
President & CEO, USIC
Road Safety Leadership Perspectives: Benefits, Challenges, and How To Make Road Safety a Priority
Hear how strong C-Suite leadership has shaped road safety at USIC, a leading underground utility locator company with a valued safety mission.
2:20 p.m. – 3:05 p.m.
Director, Account Management, CEI
Associate Director of Global Driver Safety
Utilizing Strategic Partnerships to Create Effective Driver Safety Initiatives
Learn how Syneos Health improved their fleet safety program by partnering with CEI.
3:05 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Richard J. Hanowski, Ph.D.
Director- Division of Freight, Transit, and Heavy Vehicle Safety, Virginia Tech Transportation Institute
Towards Developing a Concept of Operations for Automated Driving Systems in Commercial Vehicle Operations
This session will highlight the CONOPS program designed to provide fleets, and those that work with fleets, a “how-to” manual to support the integration of automated driving systems (ADS) technology into their existing operations.
3:50 p.m. – 4:20 p.m.
Group Vice President, Product Planning and Strategy, Toyota Motor North America
Toyota’s Electrification Future
Learn more from Toyota regarding the electrification of vehicles and emerging technology.
4:25 p.m. – 5:10 p.m.
Business Development Manager, Marketplace, Geotab
Director of FMS Safety,
Ryder System, Inc.
Safety, Compliance, and Productivity – Who Says You Can’t Have It All?
Hear how Geotab helped Ryder improved safety, compliance, AND productivity.
5:10 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Wednesday, October 20