NAFA’s all-new Institute & Expo (I&E), taking place April 15-17, will feature two dynamic presentations from Chris Riddell and Lukas Neckermann that will bring the future into focus for all attendees. Full details and registration for I&E can be found at www.nafainstitute.org.
On Monday, April 15, Chris Riddell, an award-winning global futurist and industry-recognized keynote speaker on the future of humanity and digital, presents a glimpse into what’s ahead for us all, both behind the wheel and out in the world. I&E attendees will gain insight into the dramatic changes the business world is already experiencing, and the ongoing evolution that will touch every aspect of work and life in the 21st century.
Riddell is a renowned media commentator and global emerging trend-spotter for businesses and leaders in today’s highly disrupted world. Over the past five years, Riddell has touched the lives of more than 350,000 conference delegates around the world, bringing them unparalleled insights into the trends shaping their homes and workplaces.
He is the first-ever Global Futures Partner for the Australian Federal Police, providing advice and insights into emerging trends and global drivers that inform strategy and global capability into future law enforcement and policing.
On Wednesday, April 17, mobility expert Lukas Neckermann, Managing Director at Neckermann Strategic Advisors, kicks off a full day devoted to the new frontier of transportation. The next decade promises to be one of the most innovative and tumultuous ever seen for drivers, what they drive, and if they drive at all. Every organization that relies on transportation will be affected by the paradigm shift, and the time for fleet professionals to make crucial decisions is now.
With 20 years of leadership experience in automotive, media, and financial services, Neckermann has shared his insight and experience with NAFA membership as a speaker at the 2017 I&E. He has subsequently authored a 2018 whitepaper and webinar for the NAFA Foundation about the future of mobility.
Neckermann Strategic Advisors is a consultancy based in London and New York with a focus on emerging new mobility trends and their strategic impact.
The author of three books, The Mobility Revolution (Matador Business Press 2015), Corporate Mobility Breakthrough 2020 (Corporate Vehicle Observatory 2016), and Smart Cities, Smart Mobility (Matador Business Press 2017), Neckermann has become the leading proponent of fleet Connectivity, Automation, Sharing, and Electrification, or CASE.
NAFA’s annual Institute & Expo, the largest event of the fleet management industry, introduces several exciting improvements to the 2019 event to fit attendees’ goals more fully than ever before, offering registrants access to groundbreaking education in fleet and mobility, as well as the opportunity to increase their networking power and learn of new fleet products.
The 2019 I&E will feature: New, Compact Format: The show is now three days instead of four — with the program’s most popular features, including industry workshops, scheduled earlier, allowing attendees to save money on travel costs and get back to work sooner, ready to implement everything they have learned.
Enhanced Networking Opportunities: NAFA has added two happy hours, a new closing reception, and an innovative “Dinner with Strangers” program to ensure that attendees will have even more chances to create and nurture new business relationship
Improved Educational Sessions: NAFA has redeveloped sessions to hone in on emerging trends with revitalized, interactive session formats.
Added Value for Products/Service Providers: I&E presents, for the first time, a new track customized specifically for suppliers.
For a limited time, attendees can receive significant savings off registration costs with early-bird discount registration rates. In most cases, attendees can take $200 off regular prices through January 31, 2019.
For more information about NAFA’s Institute & Expo and to register, visit the official conference website: http://www.NAFAInstitute.org.