TMC Annual 2018

March 5-8 - Atlanta, GA
Driving Excellence Through Expertise

Register now

TMC Annual 2018

March 5-8 - Atlanta, GA
Driving Excellence Through Expertise

Register now

TMC Annual 2018

March 5-8 - Atlanta, GA
Driving Excellence Through Expertise

Register now



All About TMC's 2018 Annual Meeting

The Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition is home to trucking’s leading fleet professionals, vehicle manufacturers, and component suppliers. TMC is North America’s premier technical conference for trucking, and it’s an event you simply must attend to stay current on industry practices.

At TMC, equipment and technology professionals can:

Attend the industry’s most innovative educational sessions covering all aspects of vehicle maintenance and design. Planned by fleets, for fleets.

Gain and share information with hundreds of your peers at TMC’s Shop Talk, a free-form discussion on equipment issues.

Resolve troubling equipment issues at TMC’s Town Meeting and Fleet Operators’ Forum.

Participate in voluntary standards-setting efforts through TMC’s Study Groups and Task Forces.

Witness and participate in the most informative technical event — TMC’s Transportation Technology Exhibition. TMC’s exhibition makes available to attendees the best minds on equipment issues in the trucking industry.

Participate in TMC’s Future Truck Initiative — create industry standards for future truck technology and equipment to ensure the truck of the future is one that is the most efficient to operate and maintain.



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Schedule of Events

As of August 10th 2017

TMC Kickoff Breakfast

Featured Speaker: Carlton Rose, president, Global Fleet Maintenance & Engineering, United Parcel Service

Technical Session #1

How Last Mile Delivery Solutions Are Transforming Fleet Maintenance Management

Study Group Sessions

  • S.4 Technological Advances in Next Generation Collision Warning Driver Interfaces
  • S.5 The Application of VMRS to Big Data Benchmarking and How it Helps Fleets

Study Group Business Sessions

  • S.3 Engine
  • S.12 Onboard Vehicle Electronics
  • S.16 Service Provider
  • S.17 Corrosion Control
  • Educator Committee

(No educational sessions)

Study Group Sessions

  • S.2 TMC’s Tire & Wheel Fleet Feud Showdown II: Tire and Wheel Failure Analysis
  • S.14 The Ongoing Evolution of Technician Training: Today to Tomorrow

Technical Session #2

TMC/SAE Symposium—The Coming Impact of Automated Vehicle Technology

Study Group Sessions

  • S.1 Heavy-Duty Vehicle Electrification: Coming Soon to a Fleet Near You!
  • S.7 Trailer Telematics: How Smart Trailers Are Revolutionizing Fleet Operations

Study Group Sessions

  • S.6 Disc Brakes and Drum Brakes: Can’t We All Just Get Along?
  • Future Truck: Augmented/Virtual Reality Technology and Its Application to Fleet Maintenance Training

Technical Session #3

Evolving Career Pathways for Today’s Fleet Maintenance Executives

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Conference Registration

TMC or ATA Member

TMC or ATA Member
Spouse Program (2-day off-site tour)


Spouse Program (2-day off-site tour)

First-Time Attendee

TMC/ATA Member (Fleets Only)
Non-member (Fleets Only)


First-time fleet attendees email for verification and receive a discount code. In addition, when you renew your 2018 TMC membership, you will receive a 6% savings off the rates listed above. To take advantage of this special, limited-time offer, you must renew your membership online before registering for TMC's 2018 Annual Meeting. The discount code will be included in your 2018 dues receipt.





This year at ATA's TMC 2018 we have a new and improved Mobile App! It features enhanced capabilities that will help make your experience at TMC easier to navigate, maximize your time and stay connected. 

With the TMC mobile app you can:

  • Stay organized with up-to-the-minute Exhibitor, Speaker, and Event information
  • Receive important real-time communications from Show Organizers
  • Build a personalized schedule and bookmark exhibitors
  • Take notes and download event handouts and presentations
  • Find attendees and connect with your colleagues through Friends
  • Stay in-the-know and join in on social media (Use #TMC18)
  • Share your event photos and experiences with the Activity Feed
  • Fleet attendees only: Play for a chance to win up to $1,500 in the TMC Exhibit Hall Prize Quest
  • Find Atlanta local places
  • And much, much more!

Check out this short video that shows some of the highlights! 

The TMC Mobile App is available for iPhone and Android, a hybrid web-based version for BlackBerry, and a web-based version for any smartphone that has web-enabled browser capability. Click on the appropriate icon to access/download the app for your mobile device. Or visit the Apple App Store or Google Play Store for Android Phones and search for the "ATA Meetings & Events" App.  Then download the included TMC18 app. TMC Mobile App sponsored by Meritor.

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The exhibit hall at TMC has grown to become the premier technical exhibition for new trucking-related products and services. This is a must-attend show for suppliers to access the industry’s leading equipment purchasers.

The TMC Transportation Technology Exhibition will feature a special pavilion for manufacturers and/or suppliers of advanced technology such as: cybersecurity, automated driving and platooning, drone/quadcopter applications, alternative fuels, telematics/ over-the-air programming, and advanced fuel economy solutions.

This year we’re adding a "TMC Technology Showcase" that will showcase cutting-edge/emerging technologies via a live demonstration (ride/drive or theatre style presentation).



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