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Day 2: Thursday 14 May 2020

8:00 am - 9:00 am
ComVec Exhibition Hub

Putting Green BBQ Breakfast/Exhibition

9:00 am - 10:15 am
Main Plenary

Designing the fleet for the new decade

Part 1. Truck OEM’s talk about their value proposition on their latest innovations Part 2. The economic imperative – why it makes good business sense to turn your fleet over sooner. Doing the maths for you….

Who Should Attend: Everyone
10:15 am - 11:00 am
ComVec Exhibition Hub

Coffee break

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Main Plenary

Industry vision

HVIA’s new CEO Todd Hacking, is joined by a panel of respected regulatory leaders for an exploration into the current state of play, the obstacles and the opportunities ahead for the heavy vehicle industry including the…

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
ComVec Exhibition Hub


1:00 pm - 2:20 pm
Engineers & Body Builders – breakout 1

Body Fitment (1 & 2)

Ensuring maximum productivity benefits requires harmony between truck and trailer – ensuring not only that each component is fit for purpose – but that they are matched and specified for optimum compatibility. Essential insights for Engineers…

Policy/Regulatory – breakout 2

What drives people insane?

Improving cooperation between industry and regulators to facilitate the entry of new vehicles and technology into the market The development of the Road Vehicle Standards Act and the implementation of the ADR38/05 changes have illustrated some…

Consumer – breakout 3

Safety Forum

The compelling case for adopting safer trucks and trailers – Application of safety technology, particularly focusing on improving the uptake of safety technologies including: ABS, ESC, Autonomous braking, blind spot and lane keeping, adaptive cruise control…

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
ComVec Exhibition Hub

Coffee Break

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Main Plenary

A crystal ball

Looking at the national and world economy, supply and demand, shifting trends and the changing way freight is handled. All informed by the KPMG/HVIA heavy vehicle industry research project.

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
ComVec Exhibition Hub

Exhibition drinks

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
RACV Royal Pines – poolside

Networking dinner