Schedule

COHMED Conference

January 25-29, 2021 Savannah, Georgia
    Monday, January 25, 2021
  • CVSA Level VI Refresher

    8:00 AM—5:00 PM
    at Regency Ballroom D, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
    This class is for certified Level VI inspectors who are due for their refresher course. Inspectors who passed the Level VI Inspection course must attend the refresher course every two years. This is an eight-hour class and inspectors must attend all eight hours and pass the course to maintain their Level VI certification. Note: Pre-registration is required for this session. To register, contact Carlisle Smith by Jan. 8, 2021.
  • Event Registration and Member Services

    10:00 AM—5:00 PM
    at Registration Booth, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
  • Training Session

    1:00 PM—5:00 PM
    at Regency Ballroom A, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
  • Networking Refreshment and Snack Break

    3:00 PM—3:30 PM
    at Regency Ballroom Foyer, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
  • Introduction to COHMED

    5:15 PM—6:00 PM
    at Sloane Room, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
    COHMED Leadership This session is for first-time attendees to the COHMED Conference. Attendees will be introduced to COHMED leadership and provided with a brief history of COHMED.
  • Tuesday, January 26, 2021
  • Event Registration and Member Services

    7:00 AM—5:00 PM
    at Registration Booth, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
  • Networking Breakfast

    7:00 AM—8:30 AM
    at Regency Ballroom Foyer, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level

  • General Session

    8:30 AM—12:00 PM
    at Regency Ballroom A, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
    Moderator: Tpr. Scott Maguire, Massachusetts State Police, COHMED Chair
    COHMED Chair's Welcome Remarks Tpr. Scott Maguire, Massachusetts State Police, COHMED Chair
    Stand-up Introductions of Attendees
    CVSA President's Welcome Remarks Capt. John Broers, South Dakota Highway Patrol, CVSA President
    Industry and Law Enforcement Appreciation Awards Tpr. Scott Maguire, Massachusetts State Police, COHMED Chair Jim Boehringer, President, J.E.B. Environmental Services LLC; and Dave Edmondson, Vice President of Safety and Compliance, J & M Tank Lines Inc.
    COHMED Chairman's Award Tpr. Scott Maguire, Massachusetts State Police, COHMED Chair
    Transport Canada Regulatory Update
    FMCSA Regulatory Update
    PHMSA Regulatory Update
     
  • Networking Refreshment Break

    10:00 AM—10:30 AM
    at Regency Ballroom Foyer, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
  • Lunch On Your Own

    12:00 PM—1:30 PM
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  • Hazmat Olympics

    1:30 PM—3:30 PM
    at Regency Ballroom A, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
    The Hazmat Olympics will pit conference attendees, organized into teams, against other teams of attendees. We’ll find out who knows the regulations best. The winning team will be awarded COHMED Olympic-style gold medals.
  • Networking Refreshment and Snack Break

    3:30 PM—4:00 PM
    at Regency Ballroom Foyer, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
  • Region III Enforcement Meeting

    4:00 PM—5:30 PM
    at Scarbrough Ballroom 2, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Lobby Level
    Alberta, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Manitoba, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Northern Mariana Islands, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ohio, Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Yukon.
  • Region IV Enforcement Meeting

    4:00 PM—5:30 PM
    at Scarbrough Ballroom 4, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Lobby Level
    Alaska, Arizona, British Columbia, California, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Mexico, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.
  • Industry Meeting

    4:00 PM—5:30 PM
    at Regency Ballroom A, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
    This meeting is for individuals from transportation safety organizations, truck and bus companies, training institutions, state and provincial truck associations, insurance companies and trade associations, as well as owner-operators, consultants and industry suppliers and vendors.
  • Region I Enforcement Meeting

    4:00 PM—5:30 PM
    at Regency Ballroom D, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
    Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, Puerto Rico, Quebec, Rhode Island, U.S. Virgin Islands and Vermont.
  • Region II Enforcement Meeting

    4:00 PM—5:30 PM
    at Verelst and Percival Room, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
    Alabama, American Samoa, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.
  • Welcome Networking Reception

    6:30 PM—8:30 PM
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  • Wednesday, January 27, 2021
  • Event Registration and Member Services

    7:00 AM—5:00 PM
    at Registration Booth, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
  • Networking Breakfast

    7:00 AM—8:00 AM
    at Regency Ballroom Foyer, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
  • FMCSA HM Team Meeting (Invitation Only)

    7:00 AM—10:00 AM
    at Sloane Room, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
  • Morning Training Session 1

    8:00 AM—9:30 AM
    at Regency Ballroom A, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
  • Morning Training Session 2

    8:00 AM—9:30 AM
    at Regency Ballroom B, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
  • Morning Training Session 3

    8:00 AM—9:30 AM
    at Regency Ballroom D, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
  • Networking Refreshment Break

    9:30 AM—10:00 AM
    at Regency Ballroom Foyer, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
  • Repeat of Morning Training Session 1

    10:00 AM—11:30 AM
    at Regency Ballroom A, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
  • Repeat of Morning Training Session 2

    10:00 AM—11:30 AM
    at Regency Ballroom B, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
  • Repeat of Morning Training Session 3

    10:00 AM—11:30 AM
    at Regency Ballroom D, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
  • Lunch On Your Own

    11:30 AM—1:00 PM
    at
  • Afternoon Training Session 1

    1:00 PM—2:30 PM
    at Regency Ballroom A, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
  • Afternoon Training Session 2

    1:00 PM—2:30 PM
    at Regency Ballroom B, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
  • Afternoon Training Session 3

    1:00 PM—2:30 PM
    at Regency Ballroom D, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
  • Networking Refreshment and Snack Break

    2:30 PM—3:00 PM
    at Regency Ballroom Foyer, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
  • Repeat of Afternoon Training Session 1

    3:00 PM—4:30 PM
    at Regency Ballroom A, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
  • Repeat of Afternoon Training Session 2

    3:00 PM—4:30 PM
    at Regency Ballroom B, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
  • Repeat of Afternoon Training Session 3

    3:00 PM—4:30 PM
    at Regency Ballroom D, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
  • Chairman’s Networking Reception

    6:30 PM—8:30 PM
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  • Thursday, January 28, 2021
  • Event Registration and Member Services

    7:00 AM—4:30 PM
    at Registration Booth, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
  • Networking Breakfast

    7:00 AM—8:00 AM
    at Regency Ballroom Foyer, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
  • Morning Training Session 1

    8:00 AM—9:30 AM
    at Regency Ballroom A, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
  • Morning Training Session 2

    8:00 AM—9:30 AM
    at Regency Ballroom B, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
  • Morning Training Session 3

    8:00 AM—9:30 AM
    at Regency Ballroom D, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
  • Networking Refreshment Break

    9:30 AM—10:00 AM
    at Regency Ballroom Foyer, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
  • Repeat of Morning Training Session 1

    10:00 AM—11:30 AM
    at Regency Ballroom A, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
  • Repeat of Morning Training Session 2

    10:00 AM—11:30 AM
    at Regency Ballroom B, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
  • Repeat of Morning Training Session 3

    10:00 AM—11:30 AM
    at Regency Ballroom D, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
  • Lunch On Your Own

    11:30 AM—1:00 PM
    at
  • Afternoon Training Session 1

    1:00 PM—2:30 PM
    at Regency Ballroom A, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
  • Afternoon Training Session 2

    1:00 PM—2:30 PM
    at Regency Ballroom B, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
  • Afternoon Training Session 3

    1:00 PM—2:30 PM
    at Regency Ballroom D, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
  • Networking Refreshment and Snack Break

    2:30 PM—3:00 PM
    at Regency Ballroom Foyer, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
  • Meet the FMCSA HM Team

    3:00 PM—4:30 PM
    at Sloane Room, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
    Come and join FMCSA's HM team for discussions on the topics of your choice. You set the agenda with your questions and comments on highway transportation safety and security of hazardous materials.
  • Repeat of Afternoon Training Session 1

    3:00 PM—4:30 PM
    at Regency Ballroom A, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
  • Repeat of Afternoon Training Session 2

    3:00 PM—4:30 PM
    at Regency Ballroom B, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
  • Repeat of Afternoon Training Session 3

    3:00 PM—4:30 PM
    at Regency Ballroom D, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
  • Region Meeting: Region I (Joint Meeting of Industry and Law Enforcement)

    4:30 PM—5:30 PM
    at Regency Ballroom A, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level

    Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, Puerto Rico, Quebec, Rhode Island, U.S. Virgin Islands and Vermont.

  • Region Meeting: Region II (Joint Meeting of Industry and Law Enforcement)

    4:30 PM—5:30 PM
    at Regency Ballroom B, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
    Alabama, American Samoa, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.
  • Region Meeting: Region III (Joint Meeting of Industry and Law Enforcement)

    4:30 PM—5:30 PM
    at Regency Ballroom D, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
    Alberta, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Manitoba, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Northern Mariana Islands, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ohio, Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Yukon.
  • Region Meeting: Region IV (Joint Meeting of Industry and Law Enforcement)

    4:30 PM—5:30 PM
    at Verelst and Percival Room, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
    Alaska, Arizona, British Columbia, California, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Mexico, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.
  • Friday, January 29, 2021
  • Member Services

    7:00 AM—12:00 PM
    at Registration Booth, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
  • Networking Breakfast

    7:00 AM—8:00 AM
    at Regency Ballroom Foyer, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
  • Training Session

    8:00 AM—12:00 PM
    at Regency Ballroom A, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
  • Networking Refreshment Break

    9:30 AM—10:00 AM
    at Regency Ballroom Foyer, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level
  • Lunch On Your Own

    12:00 PM—1:00 PM
    at
  • COHMED Leadership Meeting (Invitation Only)

    1:00 PM—3:00 PM
    at Verelst and Percival Room, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Second Level