Schedule

CVSA Virtual Fall Conference

September 21-25, 2020

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Note: All sessions are in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).

    Monday, September 21, 2020
  • General Session

    10:00 AM—11:00 AM
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    Moderator: Sgt. John Samis, Delaware State Police, CVSA President Sponsored by Drivewyze
    Sponsor Recognition Sgt. John Samis, Delaware State Police, CVSA President
    CVSA President's Remarks Sgt. John Samis, Delaware State Police, CVSA President
    State of the Alliance Collin Mooney, Executive Director, CVSA
    College Scholarship Awards Collin Mooney, Executive Director, CVSA Sponsored by J. J. Keller & Associates Inc.
    TAT Champion Award for State Agency Kylla Lanier, Deputy Director, Truckers Against Trafficking
    Award Recipient: Maj. Michael Krumm on Behalf of Michigan State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division
    Leadership Award Sgt. John Samis, Delaware State Police, CVSA President
    Leadership Award Recipient: Mark Savage, Colorado State Patrol, Retired
    International Driver Excellence Award Brett Graves, Maverick Transportation LLC, IDEA Program Chair
    2020 IDEA Winner: Duane Dornath, Western Express Inc.
    Sponsored by PrePass Safety Alliance
    Closing Remarks Sgt. John Samis, Delaware State Police, CVSA President
     
  • Federal Regulatory Update and Q&A

    12:00 PM—1:30 PM
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    Moderator: Sgt. John Samis, Delaware State Police, CVSA President
    Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators, Compliance and Regulatory Affairs Regulatory Update
    Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes (Ministry of Communications and Transportation) Regulatory Update
    Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration Update
    Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Regulatory Update
    Q&A Virtual Conference Participants and Federal Government Representatives
     
  • Program Meeting – Level VI Inspection Program

    2:30 PM—4:30 PM
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    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

    2:30 PM—4:30 PM
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    Operation Airbrake is a campaign dedicated to improving commercial motor vehicle brake safety.
  • Program Meeting – Operation Safe Driver

    2:30 PM—4:30 PM
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    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.
  • Tuesday, September 22, 2020
  • Committee Meeting – Driver-Traffic Enforcement (Part 1)

    10:00 AM—12:00 PM
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    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 – Enforcement and Industry Modernization (Part 1)

    10:00 AM—12:00 PM
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    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 – Policy and Regulatory Affairs (Part 1)

    10:00 AM—12:00 PM
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    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 – Driver-Traffic Enforcement (Part 2)

    1:00 PM—3:00 PM
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    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 – Enforcement and Industry Modernization (Part 2)

    1:00 PM—3:00 PM
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    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 – Policy and Regulatory Affairs (Part 2)

    1:00 PM—3:00 PM
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    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.
  • Program Meeting – International Roadcheck

    4:00 PM—6:00 PM
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    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

    4:00 PM—6:00 PM
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    The North American Inspectors Championship (NAIC) tests, recognizes and awards commercial motor vehicle inspector excellence.
  • Wednesday, September 23, 2020
  • Committee Meeting – Hazardous Materials (Part 1)

    10:00 AM—12:00 PM
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    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 – Information Systems (Part 1)

    10:00 AM—12:00 PM
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    The Information Systems Committee serves the information technology needs of commercial motor vehicle safety programs.
  • Committee Meeting – Vehicle (Part 1)

    10:00 AM—12:00 PM
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    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.
  • Committee Meeting – Hazardous Materials (Part 2)

    1:00 PM—3:00 PM
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    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 – Information Systems (Part 2)

    1:00 PM—3:00 PM
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    The Information Systems Committee serves the information technology needs of commercial motor vehicle safety programs.
  • Committee Meeting – Vehicle (Part 2)

    1:00 PM—3:00 PM
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    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.
  • Program Meeting – Cooperative Hazardous Materials Enforcement Development (COHMED)

    4:00 PM—6:00 PM
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    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.
  • Program Meeting – Human Trafficking Enforcement

    4:00 PM—6:00 PM
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    This will be the inaugural program meeting in order to foster discussion around ways to reduce the occurrence of human trafficking within the trucking industry.
  • Thursday, September 24, 2020
  • Committee Meeting – Crash Data and Investigation Standards (Part 1)

    10:00 AM—12:00 PM
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    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 – Size and Weight

    10:00 AM—12:00 PM
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    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 – Training (Part 1)

    10:00 AM—12:00 PM
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    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.
  • Committee Meeting – Crash Data and Investigation Standards (Part 2)

    1:00 PM—3:00 PM
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    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 – Passenger Carrier

    1:00 PM—3:00 PM
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    The Passenger Carrier Committee works toward the goal of an environment free of passenger-carrier crashes on our roadways.
  • Committee Meeting – Training (Part 2)

    1:00 PM—3:00 PM
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    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.
  • Associates Membership Meeting

    4:00 PM—6:00 PM
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    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

    4:00 PM—6:00 PM
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    Local members are members of local/municipal law enforcement agencies with at least one sworn enforcement personnel member or more.
  • Program Meeting – Performance-Based Brake Testers Users

    4:00 PM—6:00 PM
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    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.
  • Friday, September 25, 2020
  • Region I Membership Meeting (Government Only)

    9:00 AM—11:00 AM
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    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)

    9:00 AM—11:00 AM
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    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)

    12:00 PM—2:00 PM
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    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)

    12:00 PM—2:00 PM
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    Alaska, Arizona, California, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Mexico, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.
  • Region V Membership Meeting (Government Only – Part 1)

    12:00 PM—2:00 PM
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    Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan and Yukon.
  • Region V Membership Meeting (Government Only – Part 2)

    3:00 PM—5:00 PM
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    Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan and Yukon.