Schedule

CVSA Annual Conference and Exhibition

September 20-24, 2020 Wilmington, Delaware
    Sunday, September 20, 2020
  • Finance Committee Meeting (Invitation Only)

    8:00 AM—12:00 PM
    at Lobdell Room, Chase Center on the Riverfront
  • Board of Directors Meeting

    1:00 PM—5:00 PM
    at Christina Ballroom, Chase Center on the Riverfront
  • Exhibitor Move-In

    1:00 PM—5:00 PM
    at Wilmington Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront
  • Event Registration and Member Services

    3:00 PM—5:00 PM
    at Wilmington Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront
  • Monday, September 21, 2020
  • Exhibit Hall Grand Opening and Networking Breakfast

    7:00 AM—8:00 AM
    at Wilmington Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront
  • First-time Attendees’ Orientation

    7:00 AM—7:30 AM
    at Harlan and Hollingsworth Room, Chase Center on the Riverfront
  • Event Registration and Member Services

    7:00 AM—5:30 PM
    at Wilmington Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront
  • Briefing for Region, Locals and Associates Presidents, and Program Chairs

    7:30 AM—7:45 AM
    at Pusey and Jones Room, Chase Center on the Riverfront
  • General Session

    8:00 AM—10:00 AM
    at Riverfront Ballroom, Chase Center on the Riverfront
    Moderator: Sgt. John Samis, Delaware State Police, CVSA President
    Color Guard Posting of Colors
    National Anthems
    Sponsor Recognition Sgt. John Samis, Delaware State Police, CVSA President
    Introduction and Welcome Remarks
    CVSA President's Remarks Sgt. John Samis, Delaware State Police, CVSA President
    State of the Alliance Collin Mooney, Executive Director, CVSA
    Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators, Compliance and Regulatory Affairs Regulatory Update
    Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes (Ministry of Communications and Transportation) Regulatory Update
    Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Regulatory Update
    Secretary Election Remarks Maj. Jeremy "Chris" Nordloh, Texas Department of Public Safety Nominee's Remarks
     
  • Networking Refreshment Break

    10:00 AM—10:30 AM
    at Wilmington Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront
  • Information Session

    10:30 AM—12:00 PM
    at Riverfront Ballroom, Chase Center on the Riverfront
  • Program Meeting – Level VI Inspection Program

    10:30 AM—12:00 PM
    at Harlan and Hollingsworth Room, Chase Center on the Riverfront
    The North American Standard Level VI Inspection Program is an inspection program specifically for transuranic waste and highway route controlled quantities (HRCQ) of radioactive material.
  • Program Meeting – Operation Airbrake

    10:30 AM—12:00 PM
    at Christina Ballroom, Chase Center on the Riverfront
    Operation Airbrake is a campaign dedicated to improving commercial motor vehicle brake safety.
  • Program Meeting – Operation Safe Driver

    10:30 AM—12:00 PM
    at Pusey and Jones Room, Chase Center on the Riverfront
    Operation Safe Driver was created to reduce the number of deaths and injuries resulting from driver behavior-related crashes involving large trucks, buses and passenger vehicles.
  • Lunch in the Exhibit Hall

    12:00 PM—1:30 PM
    at Wilmington Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront
  • Region I Membership Meeting (Government Only)

    1:30 PM—3:15 PM
    at Governors’ Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront
    Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, U.S. Virgin Islands and Vermont.
  • Region II Membership Meeting (Government Only)

    1:30 PM—3:15 PM
    at Christina Ballroom, Chase Center on the Riverfront
    Alabama, American Samoa, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.
  • Region III Membership Meeting (Government Only)

    1:30 PM—3:15 PM
    at Harlan and Hollingsworth Room, Chase Center on the Riverfront
    Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Northern Mariana Islands, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin.
  • Region IV Membership Meeting (Government Only)

    1:30 PM—3:15 PM
    at Pusey and Jones Room, Chase Center on the Riverfront
    Alaska, Arizona, California, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Mexico, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.
  • Region V Membership Meeting (Government Only)

    1:30 PM—3:15 PM
    at Lobdell Room, Chase Center on the Riverfront
    Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan and Yukon.
  • Associates Membership Meeting

    1:30 PM—3:15 PM
    at Riverfront Ballroom, Chase Center on the Riverfront
    Associate members are transportation safety organizations and trade associations, trucking and bus companies, industry suppliers and vendors, training institutions, consultants, insurance companies, state and provincial trucking associations, and small-fleet owner operators.
  • Locals Membership Meeting (Government Only)

    1:30 PM—3:15 PM
    at Dravo Auditorium, Chase Center on the Riverfront
    Local members are members of local/municipal law enforcement agencies with at least one sworn enforcement personnel member or more.
  • Networking Refreshment and Snack Break

    3:15 PM—3:45 PM
    at Wilmington Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront
  • Region I Meeting (Combined Government and Associate Member Facilitated Discussion)

    3:45 PM—5:30 PM
    at Governors’ Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront
    Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, US Virgin Islands and Vermont.
  • Region II Meeting (Combined Government and Associate Member Facilitated Discussion)

    3:45 PM—5:30 PM
    at Christina Ballroom, Chase Center on the Riverfront
    Alabama, American Samoa, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.
  • Region III Meeting (Combined Government and Associate Member Facilitated Discussion)

    3:45 PM—5:30 PM
    at Harlan and Hollingsworth Room, Chase Center on the Riverfront
    Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Northern Mariana Islands, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin.
  • Region IV Meeting (Combined Government and Associate Member Facilitated Discussion)

    3:45 PM—5:30 PM
    at Pusey and Jones Room, Chase Center on the Riverfront
    Alaska, Arizona, California, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Mexico, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.
  • Region V Meeting (Combined Government and Associate Member Facilitated Discussion)

    3:45 PM—5:30 PM
    at Lobdell Room, Chase Center on the Riverfront
    Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan and Yukon.
  • Association Roundtable

    5:30 PM—6:30 PM
    at Pusey and Jones Room, Chase Center on the Riverfront
    The Association Roundtable is a meeting of Class III Associate Members who are staff representatives of state and provincial trucking or bus associations, and national trade associations.
  • PBBT Users Meeting

    5:30 PM—6:30 PM
    at Harlan and Hollingsworth Room, Chase Center on the Riverfront
    This working forum provides jurisdictions using performance-based brake testers (PBBTs) and others interested in their use a chance to work to advance PBBTs as an enforcement tool. Attendees will share their PBBT experiences and work to refine procedures and training materials for PBBT use. Carriers, suppliers, enforcement and other interested parties are welcome.
  • Welcome Networking Reception

    6:30 PM—8:30 PM
    at Wilmington Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront
  • Tuesday, September 22, 2020
  • Exhibit Hall Opening and Networking Breakfast

    7:00 AM—8:00 AM
    at Wilmington Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront
  • Event Registration and Member Services

    7:00 AM—5:30 PM
    at Wilmington Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront
  • Briefing for Committee Chairs

    7:30 AM—7:45 AM
    at Pusey and Jones Room, Chase Center on the Riverfront
  • Committee Meeting – Driver-Traffic Enforcement

    8:00 AM—5:30 PM
    at Riverfront Ballroom, Chase Center on the Riverfront
    The Driver-Traffic Enforcement Committee promotes effective traffic enforcement strategies to reduce commercial motor vehicle crashes and provides leadership through uniformity of driver-related safety issues.
  • Committee Meeting – Information Systems

    8:00 AM—5:30 PM
    at Pusey and Jones Room, Chase Center on the Riverfront
    The Information Systems Committee serves the information technology needs of commercial motor vehicle safety programs.
  • Committee Meeting – Passenger Carrier

    8:00 AM—5:30 PM
    at Governors’ Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront
    The Passenger Carrier Committee works toward the goal of an environment free of passenger-carrier crashes on our roadways.
  • Committee Meeting – Size and Weight

    8:00 AM—5:30 PM
    at Harlan and Hollingsworth Room, Chase Center on the Riverfront
    The Size and Weight Committee helps establish uniformity of size and weight regulations that will serve the needs of industry while protecting our infrastructures.
  • Committee Meeting – Vehicle

    8:00 AM—5:30 PM
    at Christina Ballroom, Chase Center on the Riverfront
    The Vehicle Committee focuses on issues associated with the vehicle in an effort to ensure an environment free of commercial motor vehicle incidents on public highways.
  • Networking Refreshment Break

    10:00 AM—10:30 AM
    at Wilmington Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront
  • Lunch in the Exhibit Hall

    12:00 PM—1:30 PM
    at Wilmington Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront
  • Networking Refreshment and Snack Break

    3:00 PM—3:30 PM
    at Wilmington Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront
  • Wednesday, September 23, 2020
  • Exhibit Hall Opening and Networking Breakfast

    7:00 AM—8:00 AM
    at Wilmington Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront
  • Event Registration and Member Services

    7:00 AM—3:30 PM
    at Wilmington Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront
  • Briefing for Committee Chairs

    7:30 AM—7:45 AM
    at Pusey and Jones Room, Chase Center on the Riverfront
  • Committee Meeting – Crash Data and Investigation Standards

    8:00 AM—5:30 PM
    at Governors’ Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront
    The Crash Data and Investigation Standards Committee will establish and promote uniform comprehensive crash investigation, reporting and data collection standards for all stakeholders.
  • Committee Meeting – Enforcement and Industry Modernization

    8:00 AM—5:30 PM
    at Riverfront Ballroom, Chase Center on the Riverfront
    The Enforcement and Industry Modernization Committee identifies technological advancements that can be leveraged to improve commercial motor vehicle safety by enhancing the performance, quality and uniformity of commercial motor vehicle inspections and transforming enforcement-related activities.
  • Committee Meeting – Hazardous Materials

    8:00 AM—5:30 PM
    at Pusey and Jones Room, Chase Center on the Riverfront
    The Hazardous Materials Committee provides technical expertise related to the transportation of hazardous materials/dangerous goods in an effort to reduce incidents and encourage uniformity and consistency in the application of regulations.
  • Committee Meeting – Policy and Regulatory Affairs

    8:00 AM—5:30 PM
    at Christina Ballroom, Chase Center on the Riverfront
    The Policy and Regulatory Affairs Committee develops the Alliance's policy positions and implementation strategies for the agency/department leaders responsible for the coordination and oversight of commercial motor vehicle safety and enforcement programs. The committee also serves as a forum for international regulatory harmonization discussions.
  • Committee Meeting – Training

    8:00 AM—5:30 PM
    at Harlan and Hollingsworth Room, Chase Center on the Riverfront
    The Training Committee identifies training needs and develops courses leveraging the latest methodologies and technologies to help achieve excellence in the performance, quality training and uniformity of commercial motor vehicle inspections.
  • Networking Refreshment Break

    10:00 AM—10:30 AM
    at Wilmington Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront
  • Awards Luncheon

    12:00 PM—1:30 PM
    at Wilmington Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront
    Moderator: Sgt. John Samis, Delaware State Police, CVSA President
    Federal Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program (MCSAP) Awards
    CVSA College Scholarship Recipients Recognition Collin Mooney, CVSA Executive Director
    Leadership Recognition Sgt. John Samis, Delaware State Police, CVSA President
    President's Awards Sgt. John Samis, Delaware State Police, CVSA President
    North American Inspectors Championship (NAIC) Awards Richard Roberts, A/Deputy Director, Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement, British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, CVSA NAIC Program Chair
    NAIC Grand Champion Remarks
    CVSA Secretary Announcement Maj. Jeremy "Chris" Nordloh, Texas Department of Public Safety, CVSA Secretary and CVSA Election Committee Chair
     
  • Networking Refreshment and Snack Break

    3:00 PM—3:30 PM
    at Wilmington Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront
  • Exhibit Hall Dismantle

    3:30 PM—6:30 PM
    at Exhibit Hall E4, Mississippi Coast Convention Center
  • President’s Networking Reception

    6:30 PM—8:30 PM
    at The Queen Theatre, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, DE 19801
  • Thursday, September 24, 2020
  • Event Registration and Member Services

    7:00 AM—12:00 PM
    at Lobby, Chase Center on the Riverfront
  • Networking Breakfast

    7:00 AM—8:00 AM
    at Lobby, Chase Center on the Riverfront
  • Briefing for Region, Locals and Associates Presidents, and Program Chairs

    7:30 AM—7:45 AM
    at Pusey and Jones Room, Chase Center on the Riverfront
  • Program Meeting – International Roadcheck

    8:00 AM—9:30 AM
    at Governors’ Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront
    International Roadcheck is a 72-hour annual event when CVSA-certified inspectors conduct inspections of commercial motor vehicles and drivers.
  • Program Meeting – North American Inspectors Championship

    8:00 AM—9:30 AM
    at Pusey and Jones Room, Chase Center on the Riverfront
    The North American Inspectors Championship (NAIC) tests, recognizes and awards commercial motor vehicle inspector excellence.
  • Program Meeting – Cooperative Hazardous Materials Enforcement Development (COHMED)

    8:00 AM—9:30 AM
    at Harlan and Hollingsworth Room, Chase Center on the Riverfront
    The Cooperative Hazardious Materials Enforcement Development (COHMED) Program fosters coordination, cooperation and communication among the federal, state and local agencies responsible for regulating and enforcing the safe transportation of hazardous materials/dangerous goods.
  • Networking Refreshment Break

    9:30 AM—10:00 AM
    at Lobby, Chase Center on the Riverfront
       
  • Region I Membership Meeting (Government Only) (Committee Action Item Discussion)

    10:00 AM—12:00 PM
    at Governors’ Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront
    Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, U.S. Virgin Islands and Vermont.
  • Region II Membership Meeting (Government Only) (Committee Action Item Discussion)

    10:00 AM—12:00 PM
    at Riverfront Ballroom, Chase Center on the Riverfront
    Alabama, American Samoa, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.
  • Region III Membership Meeting (Government Only) (Committee Action Item Discussion)

    10:00 AM—12:00 PM
    at Harlan and Hollingsworth Room, Chase Center on the Riverfront
    Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Northern Mariana Islands, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin.
  • Region IV Membership Meeting (Government Only) (Committee Action Item Discussion)

    10:00 AM—12:00 PM
    at Pusey and Jones Room, Chase Center on the Riverfront
    Alaska, Arizona, California, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Mexico, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.
  • Region V Membership Meeting (Government Only) (Committee Action Item Discussion)

    10:00 AM—12:00 PM
    at Lobdell Room, Chase Center on the Riverfront
    Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan and Yukon.
  • Locals Membership Meeting (Government Only) (Committee Action Item Discussion)

    10:00 AM—12:00 PM
    at Dravo Auditorium, Chase Center on the Riverfront
    Local members are members of local/municipal law enforcement agencies with at least one sworn enforcement personnel member or more.
  • Associates Membership Meeting (Committee Action Item Discussion)

    10:00 AM—12:00 PM
    at Wilmington Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront
    Associate members are transportation safety organizations and trade associations, trucking and bus companies, industry suppliers and vendors, training institutions, consultants, insurance companies, state and provincial trucking associations, and small-fleet owner operators.
  • Lunch On Your Own

    12:00 PM—1:30 PM
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  • Board of Directors Meeting

    1:30 PM—5:30 PM
    at Christina Ballroom, Chase Center on the Riverfront