October 1-3, 2018 // Exhibit Hall Open October 2-3 // Indianapolis, IN

Speaker Presentations

2017 Speaker Presentations
 

Digital Technology Solutions that Help to Make Proactive Repair and Maintenance Decisions
Presenter: Arnab Das, Cummins Inc.

The Capital Cost of Contracting
Presenter: Commissioner Steve Klika, Johnson County, Kansas

An Exceptional Customer Experience - What You Need to Know About Aftersales Service, Warranties and More
Moderator: Alex Roman, METRO Magazine
Presenters: Chris Goebel, United State Warranty; Rick Lehnert, Trans Air Manufacturing; Brent Maitland, MCI; Nick England, REV Group

Creating Your Social Strategy
Presenter: Aleja Seabron, The LMC Group

Shaping Zero-Emission Bus Procurement and Workforce Development Training Standards (Nina Babiarz)
Shaping Zero-Emission Bus Procurement and Workforce Development Training Standards (Jeff Hiott, presented by Vicki Learn)
Presenters: Nina Babiarz, Souther CA Regional Transit Training Consoritum (SCRTTC); Jeff Hiott, American Public Transportation Association (APTA)

What Goes Into Electric Bus Implementation?
Moderator: Alex Roman, METRO Magazine
Presenters: Alma Allred, University of Utah; Vince Bruscas, Everett Transit; Chad Larsen, University of Utah; Michael Lewis, University of Texas

Leveraging Automation to Sell 24hrs a Day
Presenter: Bill Faeth, Limo University & Inbound Marketing Agents

A Look at Conductive and Inductive Charging of Electric Buses (Len Engel)
A Look at Conductive and Inductive Charging of Electric Buses (David Warren)
Presenters: Len Engel, Antelope Valley Transit Authority; Michael Masquelier, WAVE; David Warren, New Flyer

Keynote Address: How Connected/Automated Vehicle Technology Will Impact Transportation
Keynote Speaker: Scott Shogan, WSP USA 

Federal Regulation Update: TAM and Bus Testing (Marcel Belanger)
Federal Regulation Update: TAM and Bus Testing (Mshadoni Smith)
Federal Regulation Update: TAM and Bus Testing (Richard Wong)
Presenters: Marcel Belanger, Federal Transit Administration; Mshadoni Smith, Federal Transit Administration; Richard Wong, Federal Transit Administration

Compliance Made Simple for New and Seasoned Bus Operators
Presenter: Joe Guinn

What Really Goes Into Adding Alternative Fuels to Your Fleet (David Cangany)
What Really Goes Into Adding Alternative Fuels to Your Fleet (Tom MacLennan)
Moderator: Greg Zilberfarb, Propane Education & Research Council
Presenters: David Cangany, South Bend Public Transporation Corporation (Transpo); Tom MacLennan, City of La Porte, Indiana

How the Industry Can Tackle Labor and Staffing Needs (Nina Babiarz)
How the Industry Can Tackle Labor and Staffing Needs (Gary Glasscock)
Presenters: Nina Babiarz, Southern CA Regional Transit Training Consortium (SCRTTC); Gary Glasscock, VIA Metropolitan Transit

Creating a High Powered Infrastructure for Growth
Presenter: Bill Faeth, Limo University & Inbound Marketing Agents

Contact Us:

(800) 576-8788

News & Updates

img Registration Open April 1!

Get ready to register for a free exhibit hall pass or full conference pass.

img Submit Award Nominations Now!

METRO Magazine is accepting submissions for the Innovative Solutions Award in conjunction with BusCon 2018, in Indianapolis, October 1-3.

img BusCon Connect

The Express Route to New Business Connections

img Video Recap

Check out BusCon 2017!

Testimonials

James Wang

“An excellent way to network with all companies within the industry. It will broaden your view on whats out there and what can help. Highly recommended for any bus company that is trying to grow.“

-James Wang, Director of Operations, Peoria Charter. Urbana, IL

“Great experience! I got to network with companies that I do not see in local conferences. This will lead to savings for my company. I look forward to attending next years conference.”

-Ken Riley, Maintenance and Facility Manager, Island Transit, Coupeville

“Great Experience! Excellent networking opportunities.”

-Bart Wyss, Director Distribution, Transportation & Logistics, UPMC, PA

“Another great year for BusCon. Appreciate the continued growth in the exhibitors providing a variety of products and services. The increasing number of educational session and focus on vehicle maintenance and evolving technologies are welcomed."

-Michael Terry , President & CEO, IndyGo, Indianapolis, IN

“BusCon is on the cutting edge of keeping the industry current on all new technologies.”

-Victoria Learn, Director of Maintenance, IndyGo, Indianapolis, IN

Chris Goebel

“As a first time exhibitor at BusCon, I was very pleased with the show, network opportunities and evening events.”

-Chris Goebel , Vice President, United States Warranty Corporation, Cleveland, Ohio

Jack Jackson

“BusCon continues to prove to be a leader among trade shows for us. We begin and seem to never have a chance to stop talking to prospects. We always reach our quota of leads and results of sales every year and can't wait to get back again."

-Jack Jackson, Owner, Awash Ecowash Systems Corp., Stoney Creek, ON, Canada

Robert Losiniecki

“The one on one vendors were amazing...they just wanted to help even if they didn't have a product that I could use. I networked with other fixed route agencies. It was a great experience. Thanks BusCon!"

-Robert Losiniecki, Maintenace Director, Durham City Transit Company , Durham NC USA

2018 Sponsors & Supporters

Platinum
Forest River
Silver
Abilitrax
Bronze
GoExpress
Host Operator
IndyGo
Supporting Associations & Partners
ABA AGTA BMA BusRide CBA CIRTA ILA IMG INCOST KLA MBMCA MSBMA NAMO NEBA PRLA PERC Trailways UMA