WAYNE, Pa., April 3, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AssetWorks, a leading provider of fleet management software, automated fuel management systems, motor pool systems, and operational asset management systems, announced today the selected speakers for the Asset Management Users Conference, April 13 to 17, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.
The Users Conference is the ultimate fleet, fuel and operational asset training event, featuring four days of continuing education and networking. Speakers for the AssetWorks Users Conference have been selected from amongst AssetWorks large customer base of over 550 customers, including more than 200 cities and counties in North America.
AssetWorks is pleased to welcome Mr. Steven Weidner as the 2014 keynote speaker. Mr. Weidner serves as the Director of the Bureau of Vehicle Management for the Department of General Services (DGS) with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. He leads the overall strategic direction of one of the nation's largest fleets with 16,505 vehicles and services 67 agencies within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Mr. Weidner and his bureau were the recent recipients of Governor Corbett's "Innovation of the Year" award in 2013. Over the past three years, he has worked on reducing the overall size and cost of the state fleet resulting in an estimated $60 million in taxpayer savings and a decrease of nearly 2,500 vehicles (24%).
AssetWorks also welcomes the following customers, who will be sharing their experience and expertise in a series of round table sessions:
|John Clements||Deputy Director – Fleet Services, City of San Diego|
|Lori Coleman||Fleet Manager, Gordon Food Service|
|Steve Fischio||Fleet Manager, City of Modesto|
|Joy Huber||Senior Fleet Manager, City of Cedar Rapids|
|Cindy Hudson||Transportation Planner, King County, WA|
|Micheline Lafond||IT Projects Manager, York Region|
|Keith Leech||Fleet Manager, City of Sacramento|
|Andrea Pratt||Management Systems Analyst, City of Seattle|
|Jason Pucker||Deployment Coordinator, Michaels Corporation|
|David Renschler||Fleet Manager, City of Fairfield|
|Annette Spitsbergen||Fleet Manager, State of Wyoming|
|Doug Wedley||Application Administrator, City of Calgary0|
"We're very pleased to welcome this year's speakers," says Gordon Smith, Vice President, AssetWorks. "We appreciate the customers who are so open in sharing their challenges and how they have worked to overcome them. By learning from the real world experience of other fleet professionals, our customers gain greater insight on how technology can positively impact their organization. This represents the true goal of our Users Conference―the open exchange of knowledge and ideas."
AssetWorks is a leading supplier of Fleet Management Software, Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) Software, Field Service Solutions and Automated Fueling Systems in North America, with more than 550 software customers, including private fleet operators as well as City, County, State and Federal organizations that manage large fleets. AssetWorks solutions enable fleet organizations of all sizes to improve maintenance practices, streamline operations, and improve accountability for mission-critical transportation assets. For more information, please visit www.assetworks.com