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Electric Utility Fleet Managers Conference

Transmission & Distribution World, May 1, 2004

The Electric Utility Fleet Managers Conference (EUFMC) is an annual meeting of fleet managers from investor-owned utility companies. Utility companies from across the United States are represented, as well as approximately 60 manufacturers and service providers. Representatives from industry publications also attend. Conference activities include a drive-through equipment demonstration and equipment display, as well as an agenda of speakers and sessions on industry issues. The conference takes place each June at the Williamsburg Lodge in Williamsburg, Virginia, U.S. The EUFMC will hold its 51st annual conference June 20-23, 2004.

Bucket TrucksThe objective of the conference is the dissemination of information pertaining to the procurement, application, operation and maintenance of equipment used by electric utilities. The meeting provides a forum where utility fleet managers can exchange information and discuss mutual problems. The conference promotes close cooperation between manufacturers, suppliers and fleet managers engaged in the development and design of vehicles and equipment associated with the electric utility industry. Fleet managers of investor-owned utilities are welcome to call the conference president listed on page 57 for registration information.

Manufacturers and service providers attend and exhibit at the conference by invitation only. Requests for new manufacturer and service provider invitations are considered at the board of directors meeting each October as spaces become available. To be considered for an invitation to the next conference, please send a letter of introduction and product information to Kevin A. Dinan, EUFMC president.

2004 EUFMC General Session Agenda

Tuesday, June 22

Williamsburg Lodge Tidewater Room

8:30 a.m. - Welcome and Introductions

8:45 a.m. - Keynote Speaker Moray Dewhurst, Chief Financial Officer, Florida Power & Light Group

9:30 a.m. - Buying Practices as a Result of Life Cycle Analysis A fleet manager panel presentation

10:15 a.m. Break

10:30 a.m. - ANSI & ISO Standards Update Gary McAlexander, President, Intercontinental Equipment Co., LLC

11:00 a.m. - Federal Excise Tax Update

11:45 a.m. - Lunch on own

1:00 p.m. - Employee Development Segment: "What Does Career Pathing Look Like?" Ned Morse, Senior Partner, CLG

1:45 p.m. - Biodiesel Update

2:15 p.m. - Break

2:30 p.m. - Edison Electric Institute Washington Update Rick Tempchin, Director, Electric Transportation, Edison Electric Institute

3:00 p.m. - Chargeback Strategies A fleet manager presentation

Wednesday, June 23

Williamsburg Lodge Tidewater Room

8:20 a.m. - Call to Order

8:30 a.m. - Benchmarking Panel

10:00 a.m. - Break

10:15 a.m. - Spec Writing Pitfalls Presentation from an equipment manufacturer

11:00 a.m. - Hybrid Truck Update

11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. - Lunch Buffet

1:15 p.m. - Roundtable Discussion All participants invited

2:00 p.m. - Break

2:15 p.m. - Fleet Manager Idea Exchange (Topics solicited at registration) - Utility representatives only

3:30 p.m. - Utility Representatives Group Photo

4:00 p.m. - Adjourn

Manufacturers Attending ConferenceBucket Truck Rental

AeroLift Alan Tye & Associates/Stertil Koni Alaskaug Inc. Allison Transmission Division of GMC Altec HiLine Altec Industries Inc. Altec Industries Creedmoor Aura Systems Automotive Resources Inc./ARI-Hetra Inc. Baker Equipment Bombardier Braden Winch Co. Bronto Skylift Case Corp. Citicapital Bankers Leasing Daimler Chrysler Dakota Bodies Ditch Witch/The Charles Machine Works Inc. Diversifed Inspections Effer Crane Elliott Equipment Co. Ford Motor Co. Freightliner Trucks GE Capital Fleet Services GM Fleet and Commercial (Chevrolet) GM Fleet and Commercial (GMC) Griffin Industries Hogg & Davis Inc. Hydraulic Industries Corp. Industrial Corp. of America/Allegheny Trailers International Truck and Engine Corp. The Knapheide Manufacturing Co. Lift-All, Division of Hydra Tech Inc. MAP Enterprises Inc. Marmon-Herrington Co. Maximus, Asset Solutions Division MICO Inc. Monroe Truck Equipment Inc. Muncie Power Products Nationwide Auction Systems OK Champion Omaha Standard Inc. OnyxMansfield Parker Hannifin Parkin Hannifin, Chelsea Products Division Penske Truck Leasing CO. L.P. Pitman, Division of Shuttlelift Posi-Plus USA Inc. PS Energy Group Reedrill Reading Body Works Inc. RKI Inc. Sherman & Reilly Inc. Soft Track Supply Inc. Stahl Sterling Truck Corp. Supreme Corp. Terex Hi-Ranger Terex Telelect Inc. Terex Utilities South Time Manufacturing Versalift/Condor TSE International Inc. Tulsa Winch Group Utilimarc Vermeer Manufacturing Co.

Utility Fleet Operations Represented

Alabama Power Co. Ameren UE American Electric Power American Electric Power American Electric Power Avista Utilities Baltimore Gas & Electric CH Energy Group ComEd, an Exelon Co. Conectiv Connecticut Light & Power Co. Consumers Energy Dominion Virginia Power Duke Energy Corp. Duquesne Light Co. Enersource Hydro Mississauga First Energy Florida Power & Light Georgia Power Co. Henkels & McCoy (contractor) Indianapolis Power & Light Infrasource (contractor) Kansas City Power & Light Louisville Gas & Electric Madison Gas & Electric Minnesota Power Mississippi Power National Grid Northeast Utilities Nova Scotia Power Pacificorp Pike Electric Inc. PPL Progress Energy Progress Energy-a Florida Power Co. PSNC Energy Public Service Electric & Gas Sempra Utilities South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. Southern California Edison Co. TXU Corp. Union Water Power Co. The United Illuminating Co. Vectren We Energies Wisconsin Public Service Corp. Edison Electric Institute (Associate Member)

 

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