The Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association, the Commercial Vehicle division of the Motor Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA), and MacKay & Company have announced that Brian Antonellis of PepsiCo, Steve Graham of Schneider National, Lee Long of Southeast Freight Lines, Scott Perry of Ryder Systems Inc., Gloria Plilar of Swift, Dan Samford of Herzog Contracting Corporation and Roy Svehla of Republic Services will participate as part of the 5th Annual Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue (HDAD) conference, to be held January 23 at The Mirage in Las Vegas, Nevada immediately preceding Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week 2017.
Their panel, Meeting the Parts and Service Needs of Today's Fleet, will provide insights into key areas currently facing fleets. Topics to be address include: trade cycles, parts purchasing, maintenance practices, inventory practices and supplier expectations. This segment will be moderated by Stu MacKay, President of MacKay & Company, and split into two parts with a networking lunch in between, giving HDAD attendees the opportunity to join our fleet panelists for lunch roundtable discussions on these topics and more. Due to limited seating, attendees will be selected randomly to join the panelist for lunch.
As one of three in HDMA's Heavy Duty Dialogue Series, the 2017 Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue program will provide insight and a forward look at the heavy duty aftermarket, with an introduction by Tim Kraus of HDMA and Stu MacKay of MacKay & Company, an aftermarket industry forecast with MacKay & Company, and a market and economic outlook, with heavy duty industry expert Dr. Robert Dieli, of RDLB, Inc. and financial expert, Bill Strauss, of the Chicago Federal Reserve.
Conference registration will include: digital copies of available presentations; breakfast, breaks, a networking luncheon, and the HDAW'17 All-Industry Reception - all intended to facilitate networking with industry peers. Those planning to attend are encouraged to arrive on Sunday, January 22, 2017 to prepare for the conference's start time of 8:00 am on Monday, January 23, 2017.
For more information on HDAD '17, please visit www.hdma.org