PIE 2020 Seminar Schedule Monday

PIE 2020 Seminar Schedule Monday

Parking Industry Expo 2020

Exhibitor Move In, Registration, Key Note, Boot Camp
and Speed Networking

Monday, March 23rd

 

 

Location

8:00 AM - 11:59 PM

 

Exhibitor Move In

Hall H

7:00 AM - 4:00 PM

 

Registration Opens

Hall H

8:00 AM - 9:50 AM

 

Parking Resource Forum - Julie Dixon

Room 26AB

 

 

Julie Dixon hosts her famous parking resource forum where parking professionals from throughout the area meet and discuss common problems. In the past over 100 managers from cities, universities, hospitals, commercial parking and the like met and shared their parking experiences in an informal and free flowing discussion. Vendors are welcome if you can take the heat.

 

9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

 

Parking Structure Maintenance: Tips for Reducing Repair Cost

Room 27A

 

 

Scott L Weiland PE takes you on a tour of Types of Parking including initial, operation and life cycle costs, unique conditions facing parking structures, common deficiencies and repair, cost of deferred maintenance and repair, and how to hire a consultant and contractor. Miss this one at your peril.

 

9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

 

License Plate Recognition – How LPR Enhances the User Experience

Room 25C

 

 

Four major LPR vendors join a customer panel to discuss just how LPR can create a better experience for parkers. Come away with an even half dozen reasons why LPR is a no brainer for your facility. Kevin Uhlenhaker moderates a panel consisting of Sagy Amit, founder of RedLPR, Jacques Jouannais, CEO of Survision, Chris Yigit of Genetec, and Alex Tallentire, Director of Parking Sales, Vigilant Solutions.

 

9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

 

Getting The Word Out: Using PR And Social Media To Promote The Best Parking Experience

Room 27B

 

 

PR guru Bill Smith, President of Smith Phillips Strategic Communications and Craig Wilson, President of Logan Finley Communications, will look at the ways PR and social media can benefit parking organizations and offer real-world guidance about how to build and implement an effective program.

 

10:00 AM - 11:45 AM

 

Key Note Speaker followed by Lunch

Ballroom 20CD

 

 

We kick off PIE 2020 with David Zipper. His background in transportation, parking, and urban innovation brings an insight in how we can, as an industry, meet the challenges of today and tomorrow. His writings on ‘fear of missing out’ are featured on line in the Atlantic’s CityLab, plus numerous pieces on TNCs, micro mobility, apps, and presentations. His contrarian approach will inform and perhaps even disrupt your conventional thinking.

 

 

 

Read more about David here.

 

12:00 noon - 1:50 PM

 

PIE 2020 Boot Camp

Room 26AB

 

 

This unique session is for all who want to take a fresh look at parking and parking management operations. Chad A. Gamble of Lansing MI, gives his prospective on establishing a successful management strategy, raising customer service satisfaction, and creation of an enjoyable workplace in the world of Parking.

 

 

 

See the topics covered here.

 

12:00 noon - 12:50 PM

 

Do You Have To Build Your Way Out Of Parking Problems On Campus?

Room 27B

 

 

University Campuses often see more construction of parking structures as the only solution to parking issues. However there are many alternatives that may forstall or even replace new construction. This session will discuss some of the key ways in which campuses can make rational decisions that respect current demands and an uncertain future. While this session focuses on experiences on higher education campuses, it is applicable to healthcare and business campuses, as well. Walker Consultant’s David Lieb leads the discussion.

 

12:00 noon – 12:50 PM

 

Electric Car Charging - A Panel

Room 25C

 

 

Vendors, Manufacturers, and organizations with chargers on site discuss the positives and issues with acquiring and installing charging stations. Just how many do you need? How do you ensure that stations aren’t “hogged.” Do you charge for charging and how do you do it? Chris Scheppmann, Managing Partner Ensight Technologies moderates a panel consisting of Elise Benoit from Enel X, David Lange, Project Manager from Powerflex, Blink CEO Michael D. Farkas, and Genevieve Row, Parking Services Manager, City of Beverly Hills.

 

2:00 PM - 2:50 PM

 

Parking Hi-Tech! A Development embraces the latest in parking technologies - A Panel discussion

Room 27B

 

 

California and the Silicon Valley are known for hi-tech innovation.  This case study panel presentation will showcase the prestigious Coleman Highline development in San Jose, CA, featuring four new parking structures.  The panel discussion will include Farid Ibrahim and Mickey Ankhelyi of Clark Pacific who represent the Design Build General Contractor and Jeff Pinyot, President of ECO Parking Technologies.  The panel will discuss topics from methods of construction such as off-site build (precast) or cast in place, to methods of Lighting and Parking Guidance Systems. This session will open your eyes to the direction of parking’s future….a seamless, gateless world.

 

2:00 PM - 2:50 PM

 

Fixing Parking By Putting The Customer At The Center Of The Parking Experience - Spot Angels Panel

Room 25C

 

 

Spot Angels takes you on a tour. Drivers got used to an incredible amount of information when using navigation apps like Google Maps or Waze to go from point A to point B. When it comes to navigation, routing or traffic information, they have it all. Not when it comes to parking, making it one of the most frustrating urban experiences. There is a need to put the customer at the center and offer a comprehensive and seamless parking experience that goes from search to payment.  Spot Angel's Aboud Jardaneh, Maxwell Mickey and Hamza Ouazzani lead the discussion.

 

2:00 PM - 2:50 PM

 

Understanding the Parking Experience – How are you Perceived?

Room 27A

 

 

Todd Pierce from Pictoform speaks to the importance of branding and using surveys fills you in on just what parkers are looking for when they start out their journey and how you can put yourself in their sights.

 

2:00 PM - 2:50 PM

 

Intricacies of Demand based Pricing Parking by Commercial Real Estate Owners

Moderator Dr. Wen Sang, CEO of Smarking will host a panel including Peter Opoku, Associated Vice President, LaSalle Investment Management ($59B AUM), Saroeung Neak, VP of Mobility at JBG Smith ($6B AUM), Alexander P. Woodard, Parking Asset Management Leader from JP Morgan ($50B AUM), and Rodolfo Pena, Manager of Parking Strategy and Operations, Macerich ($9B AUM) as they discuss the intricacies of demand based pricing parking. Can variable rates bring a better parking environment while maintaining profitability?

Room 28A

3:00 PM - 3:50 PM

 

The Great Debate – JVH vs Tony - Are they coming for our cars? 

 JVH and Tony Jordan debate and discuss the issue of parking minimums, micro mobility, and the “REAL” goal activists have in discussing urban sprawl. What is their underlying mission? Is it to make the world a better place, or to fundamentally change our country and our freedoms? These two pull no punches. 
 

 Room 26A

3:00 PM - 3:50 PM

 

You are Buying it all Wrong

Kevin Uhlenhaker discusses why good intentions don't always lead to good parking technology purchases and how to fix it. He addresses increasing Vendor Accountability-  How to improve your technology experience by improving vendor responsiveness and then focuses on the Vendor Switch- Tips, tricks, and best practices when moving from one parking system to another. 

Room 26B

3:00 PM - 3:50 PM

 

Earn Customers & Have More Fun: What Gamification Brings to the Parking Industry 

Chelsea Webster, Calgary Parking Authority takes us on a tour of gamification, a new term built on an old concept: By using natural human instincts like competition and teamwork, organizations can make mundane tasks more enjoyable and likely to get done. This session will cover how to apply gamification in marketing (how to attract customers), in loyalty (how to earn repeat business), in human resources (how to train new staff), and in technology (how to teach new systems) across the parking industry. This session will have a broad appeal as municipalities, airports, venues, universities, and all types of parking operations will be able to apply these gamification concepts to the improve both the customer and employee experience.

Room 25C

3:00 PM - 3:50 PM

 

The Numbers – Is the Industry on Track, Ahead, or ‘Shudder’ Behind?

Dale Denda leads this most popular session as he delves into the numbers. Is it time to smile, or panic? Dale does the research and tell it like it is. No estimates here, only the cold hard facts. If you care about the future, this is a seminar you don’t want to miss.

 Room 27A

3:00 PM - 3:50 PM

 

The Key to Promoting Car Pooling is in your Hand

Jessica Britton of PayByPhone and Jacob Greig of Liftango lead a presentation that will highlight the traffic planning and environmental benefits of promoting carpooling, and how technology is paving the way. The presenters will also share a case study of a program at a 75,000 student university campus giving instant parking discounts to verified carpoolers using a carpooling app linked to a mobile payment for smart parking. They will also discuss hwo this creative technology partnership opens the way for future innovation in using smart parking technology to improve transportation systems. 

Room 27B

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

 

SPEED NETWORKING - Space is Limited - No Reservations taken - first 120 to arrive will be admitted

Room 28

 

 

Join Parking Today's Marcy Sparrow and Astrid Ambroziak at PIE’s famous networking program where attendees get two minutes to introduce themselves. Join us for an adult beverage and make new acquaintances that can be made long lasting during the rest of PIE 2020.

 

 

 

Session Sponsored by Watry Design

 

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

 

Top Gun Opening Networking Event – Everybody Invited

Ballroom 20CD 

 

 

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