T. Boone Pickens to Headline Annual Telogis Latitude Conference
Legendary philanthropist and Texas oil and gas executive leads the line-up of speakers and participants from the world’s largest mobile enterprises
ALISO VIEJO, Calif. – April 11, 2013 – Philanthropist and energy entrepreneur, T. Boone Pickens will serve as the keynote speaker at Telogis’ annual Latitude business conference, taking place May 20-23, 2013 at the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point, Calif. Telogis Latitude will provide companies that are utilizing SaaS-based location intelligence to transform their businesses with an opportunity to share the advancements and best practices. Telogis Latitude sponsors include AT&T, Ford Motor Company, Panasonic, Volvo, Nokia, Freightliner, Sprint and Motorola.
Pickens is a legendary Texas oil magnate and outspoken advocate for eliminating the United States’ dependence on OPEC oil sources and whose success and innovation in a wide range of businesses has landed him on the list of the world’s most interesting, wealthy and outspoken figures. Pickens is currently the chairman and CEO of BP Capital, which operates energy-focused commodity and equity funds. He is also the largest shareholder in Clean Energy, the largest provider of vehicular natural gas (CNG and LNG) in North America.
Pickens’ keynote speech will be delivered on Tuesday, May 21 on the Grand Lawn at the St. Regis, and is entitled Powering America’s Energy and Economic Future: A Conversation with T. Boone Pickens.
Latitude will offer conference guests the opportunity to network with more than 400 executives and attend panels and breakout sessions moderated by industry icons and luminaries from some of the world’s most recognizable brands including: Coca-Cola, Chesapeake Energy Corporation, Schneider National, Pioneer Natural Resources and Asplundh Tree Expert Co.
Ford will host a session on the success of its Crew Chief powered by Telogis OEM solution, and Manitowoc Cranes will explore how they configured the Telogis platform to fit the needs of their business. Interactive sessions will allow guests to learn more about how to transform their businesses by maximizing their mobile workforce’s efficiency, speed and productivity.
“The content theme of this year’s Latitude is accelerating the transformation of business through the power of location intelligence, and will focus on how companies with mobile workforces are adopting a more holistic integration of location-based intelligence beyond traditional telematics,” said Susan Heystee, executive vice president of worldwide sales at Telogis. “Latitude will also provide opportunities to share best practices that are moving the industry forward rapidly including the ubiquity of mobile technologies and how commercial OEMs are leveraging location intelligence to meet customer demands and differentiate themselves in the market.”
Guests of Latitude will also hear from Telogis’ executive team including CEO, David Cozzens, co-founders Newth Morris and Jason Koch and Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales, Susan Heystee on current industry trends, how Telogis’ customers are leveraging the Telogis platform in new ways, technology and product advancements, and much more.
Telogis Latitude’s distinguished group of platinum sponsors includes: AT&T, Ford Motor Company, Panasonic, Volvo and Nokia. Latitude gold sponsors are ARI, Cellcontrol, DENSO, Freightliner, KORE Telematics, Motorola, Novatel Wireless and Schrader Electronics, and its silver sponsors are FleetCor, MicroNet and Sprint.
For complete information on Telogis Latitude 2013, including registrations and accommodations at the world-class St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort, please visit www.telogis.latitude.com.
Telogis, Inc., the platform for location intelligence, is dedicated to enhancing the value of its customers’ businesses through intelligent integration of location technology, information and services. Telogis was established in 2001 and is headquartered in Aliso Viejo, Calif., with offices in Europe and Latin America as well as development centers in Austin, Texas; Toronto; and Christchurch, New Zealand. Telogis’ products and services are used and distributed in more than 100 countries worldwide. To learn more about Telogis, visit www.telogis.com or call toll free at 866-TELOGIS (866-835-6447).