ST. PAUL, MN — The Automotive Fleet and Leasing Association (AFLA) announces that its 2005 Annual Conference will be held Sept. 7-9, 2005, at the Camelback Resort in Scottsdale, Ariz. Theme of the conference will be “Stay Ahead of the Rest – Learn with the Best.” The conference will begin at 4 p.m. on Sept. 7 with a talk by Steve Rizzo, “The Attitude Adjuster.” The opening event is sponsored by Rizzo has appeared on a variety of shows including The Comedy Channel, Fox TV, Showtime, and An Evening at the Improv. He will also be holding a book signing that evening with his latest book of humor and will appear at the reception later in the evening. Other events to be on the agenda will be a Remarketing Dialogue hosted by Charlie Vogelheim of J.D. Power, and a roundtable Futuristic Look at Vehicles, with speakers from DaimlerChrysler, Ford, GM, and Toyota, to be moderated by Mike Antich, editor of Automotive Fleet magazine. Call (800) 242-2635 before Aug. 19 to book rooms at a discounted rate of $139 per night. For more information, visit