With the second Access, Lift & Handlers Conference and Awards (ALH C&A) set to take place Oct. 11 at the Marriott Biscayne Bay Hotel in Miami, the roster of speakers has grown substantially with a number of rental and manufacturer executives on board.

United Rentals’ Senior Vice President - Business Services and Chief Information Officer, Dale Asplund, has joined the schedule and will address “big data” in rental.

From Herc Rentals, Larry Silber, president and chief executive officer, will give the morning keynote address, while Charles Miller, vice president of operations with the company, will join the afternoon’s round-table on fleet management.

Also speaking at the day-long conference will be SmartEquip’s Executive Vice Chairman, company founder and President, International Group, Alex Schuessler, Ph. D. Mr. Schuessler will speak about how to take the cost out of fleet ownership.

Joining him that morning will be Gary McArdle, executive vice president of Rouse Services. Mr. McArdle will address attendees about rental metrics and what they say about rental trends.

Also speaking in the morning will be Skyjack’s President, Brad Boehler.

During the afternoon, attendees will hear from two industry experts who will discuss the upcoming ANSI Standards changes and what they mean for both rental and manufacturers.

Tony Groat, North American manager of the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF), will discuss “Lessons from Europe” regarding rental and ISO standards.

Following his presentation, Chad Hislop, director of engineering for Genie, will talk to the audience from a manufacturer’s point of view how the upcoming ANSI Standards changes will affect business – from pricing, manufacturing and what’s to come.

NES Rentals, JLGUsed.com and AEM will also present at the ALH Conference & Awards, with exact speakers to be announced soon.

The event is organized by Access, Lift & Handlers (ALH) magazine and its publisher, KHL Group Americas. Gold Sponsors include Genie, JLG Industries, Inc. and Skyjack, Silver Sponsor Manitou, Drinks Reception Sponsor Haulotte Group and Event Partner IPAF. The event also has support from the Scaffold & Access Industry Association.

Further information

For information on the event or to submit a proposal for a presentation at the conference, contact Lindsey Anderson, editor, ALH. Tel: (312) 929-4409, E-mail:lindsey.anderson@khl.com

For sponsorship enquiries, contact Jonathan Cervero, advertisement manager, ALH. Tel: (312) 929-3247, E-mail: jonathan.cervero@khl.com.

Visit www.khl.com/alh-ca.

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