Schedule

CVSA Workshop

April 19-23, 2020 San Antonio, Texas
    Sunday, April 19, 2020
  • Finance Committee Meeting (Invitation Only)

    8:00 AM—12:00 PM
    at Guadalupe Room, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
  • North American Cargo Securement Harmonization Public Forum

    1:00 PM—5:30 PM
    at Regency Ballroom 3, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    (Separate Registration Required) This public forum is open to all stakeholders to voice issues/concerns with the cargo securement regulations in pursuit of developing and implementing uniform regulatory requirements for the securement of cargo on or within commercial motor vehicles throughout North America. The mandate of this public forum is to identify cargo securement regulatory issues and differences; identify inconsistencies in the application of cargo securement enforcement policies; review reports on research findings, securement equipment and new technologies related to cargo securement; submit reports on the activities, actions and outcomes of the forum to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and the Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators (CCMTA); and provide FMCSA and CCMTA officials with the opportunity to provide status reports or updates on previously identified issues.
  • Board of Directors Meeting

    1:00 PM—5:30 PM
    at Regency Ballroom 1, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    The CVSA Board of Directors Meeting is open to all registered attendees of the CVSA Workshop.
  • Event Registration and Member Services

    3:00 PM—5:00 PM
    at Los Rios Foyer, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
  • Monday, April 20, 2020
  • Networking Breakfast

    7:00 AM—8:00 AM
    at Regency Foyer, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
  • Event Registration and Member Services

    7:00 AM—5:00 PM
    at Los Rios Foyer, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
  • First-time Attendees’ Orientation

    7:00 AM—7:30 AM
    at Rio Grande Ballroom, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
  • Region, Locals and Associates Chairs’ and Program Chairs’ Briefing

    7:30 AM—7:45 AM
    at Regency Ballroom East, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    This briefing is for region, local and associate presidents and program chairs who have meetings today.
  • General Session

    8:00 AM—9:30 AM
    at Regency Ballroom West, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    Moderator: Sgt. John Samis, Delaware State Police, CVSA President
    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
    FMCSA Administrator's Remarks
    State of the Alliance Collin Mooney, Executive Director, CVSA
    Leadership Recognition Sgt. John Samis, Delaware State Police, CVSA President Collin Mooney, Executive Director, CVSA
    CVSA Secretary Nominations and Election Procedures Maj. Jeremy "Chris" Nordloh, Texas Department of Public Safety, CVSA Secretary
    International Driver Excellence Award Brett Graves, K.L. Breeden & Sons LLC, IDEA Program Chair Sponsored by: PrePass Safety Alliance
     
  • Networking Refreshment Break

    9:30 AM—10:00 AM
    at Regency Foyer, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
  • Program Meeting – Cooperative Hazardous Materials Enforcement Development

    10:00 AM—12:00 PM
    at Regency Ballroom East, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    The Cooperative Hazardous 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 – International Driver Excellence Award

    10:00 AM—12:00 PM
    at Maverick Room, Losoya Conference Center, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    The International Driver Excellence Award (IDEA) is an industry-wide driver excellence award program.
  • Program Meeting – Operation Airbrake

    10:00 AM—12:00 PM
    at Rio Grande Ballroom, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    Operation Airbrake is a program dedicated to improving commercial motor vehicle brake safety.
  • Information Session – International Registration Plan and International Fuel Tax Agreement

    10:00 AM—12:00 PM
    at Regency Ballroom West, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    The International Registration Plan (IRP) and the International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) represent the two major credentialing programs adopted by Canada and the U.S. for the regulation and payment of fuel taxes and the registration of commercial motor vehicles involved in inter-jurisdictional operations. During this session, we will discuss both programs and provide a forum for interactive discussion and updates. Topics will range from the history of the organizations to roadside enforcement of both IFTA and IRP. Come ready to share your questions, comments, suggestions and feedback.
  • Information Session – Truckers Against Trafficking

    10:00 AM—12:00 PM
    at Navarro Room, Losoya Conference Center, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    This training will foster collaboration between the commercial motor vehicle law enforcement community and members of the trucking and busing industries with the goal of closing loopholes to human traffickers. Attendees will gain a better understanding of human trafficking and how it overlaps with prostitution; examine human trafficking case studies; learn how to identify human trafficking indicators at inspection and interdiction stops; receive tips for employing a victim-centered approach; learn ways law enforcement, trucking and busing can work together to fight this crime; and receive free materials and training resources they can use within their departments, as well as when working with the trucking and busing industries.
  • Information Session – Unified Carrier Registration

    10:00 AM—12:00 PM
    at Bowie Room, Losoya Conference Center, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    The Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) Act, part of the 2005 federal highway reauthorization bill, requires motor carriers involved in interstate commerce to submit annual fees based on fleet size to supplement funding for state highway motor carrier registration and safety programs. During this session, we will review the new website now available to state administrators, carriers and law enforcement. We'll also provide an overview of the UCR Plan, which is the organization of state, federal and industry representatives responsible for developing, implementing and administering the UCR Agreement. The UCR Agreement is the interstate agreement, developed under the UCR Plan, governing the collection and distribution of registration information and fees generated under the agreement.
  • CVSA Lead Agency Contacts Meeting (Invitation Only)

    10:00 AM—12:00 PM
    at Chula Vista Room, Lobby Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
  • Lunch On Your Own

    12:00 PM—1:30 PM
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  • Region I Membership Meeting (Government Only)

    1:30 PM—3:15 PM
    at Regency Ballroom East, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    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 Regency Ballroom Center, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    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 Rio Grande Ballroom, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    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 Maverick Room, Losoya Conference Center, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    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 Navarro Room, Losoya Conference Center, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    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)

    1:30 PM—3:15 PM
    at Chula Vista Room, Lobby Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    Local members are members of local/municipal law enforcement agencies.
  • Associates Membership Meeting

    1:30 PM—3:15 PM
    at Regency Ballroom West, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    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.
  • Networking Refreshment and Snack Break

    3:15 PM—3:45 PM
    at Regency Foyer, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
  • Region III Meeting (Combined Government and Associate Member Facilitated Discussion)

    3:15 PM—5:30 PM
    at Rio Grande Ballroom, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Northern Mariana Islands, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin.
  • Region I Meeting (Combined Government and Associate Member Facilitated Discussion)

    3:45 PM—5:30 PM
    at Regency Ballroom East, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    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 Regency Ballroom Center, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    Alabama, American Samoa, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.
  • Region IV Meeting (Combined Government and Associate Member Facilitated Discussion)

    3:45 PM—5:30 PM
    at Maverick Room, Losoya Conference Center, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    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 Navarro Room, Losoya Conference Center, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan and Yukon.
  • Leadership Opportunities

    5:30 PM—6:30 PM
    at Regency Ballroom East, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    This session is open to all Class I Members, Class II Local Members and Class III Associate Members who are interested in learning how to become more actively involved in committee, program, region, local and associate leadership.
  • Voting Members’ Briefing

    5:30 PM—6:30 PM
    at Regency Ballroom West, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    This is an informational session for attendees who will serve as voting members in the committee meetings.
  • PBBT Users Meeting

    5:30 PM—6:30 PM
    at Regency Ballroom Center, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    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 Howl at the Moon
    All registered attendees and registered guests may attend. All registered attendees and registered guests must wear their name badges for admission.

  • Tuesday, April 21, 2020
  • Event Registration and Member Services

    7:00 AM—5:00 PM
    at Los Rios Foyer, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
  • Networking Breakfast

    7:00 AM—8:00 AM
    at Regency Foyer, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
  • Committee Chairs’ Briefing

    7:30 AM—7:45 AM
    at Regency Ballroom East, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    This briefing is for committee chairs who have meetings today.
  • Committee Meeting – Vehicle

    8:00 AM—5:30 PM
    at Rio Grande Ballroom, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    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 – Driver-Traffic Enforcement

    8:00 AM—5:30 PM
    at Regency Ballroom East, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    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 Maverick Room, Losoya Conference Center, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    The Information Systems Committee works to ensure state, provincial, territory and federal enforcement systems are compatible to serve the needs of all stakeholders in providing accurate, timely and actionable data with a safety and compliance focus.
  • Committee Meeting – Passenger Carrier

    8:00 AM—5:30 PM
    at Regency Ballroom West, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    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 Regency Ballroom Center, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    The Size and Weight Committee helps establish uniformity of size and weight regulations that will serve the needs of industry while protecting our infrastructures.
  • Networking Refreshment Break

    10:00 AM—10:30 AM
    at Regency Foyer, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
  • Lunch On Your Own

    12:00 PM—1:30 PM
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  • Networking Refreshment and Snack Break

    3:15 PM—3:45 PM
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  • Wednesday, April 22, 2020
  • Networking Breakfast

    7:00 AM—8:00 AM
    at Regency Foyer, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
  • Event Registration and Member Services

    7:00 AM—5:00 PM
    at Los Rios Foyer, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
  • Committee Chairs’ Briefing

    7:30 AM—7:45 AM
    at Regency Ballroom East, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    This briefing is for committee chairs who have meetings today.
  • Committee Meeting – Crash Data and Investigation Standards

    8:00 AM—5:30 PM
    at Regency Ballroom Center, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    The Crash Data and Investigation Standards Committee establishes and promotes uniform comprehensive crash investigation, reporting and data collection standards.
  • Committee Meeting – Enforcement and Industry Modernization

    8:00 AM—5:30 PM
    at Regency Ballroom West, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    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 Maverick Room, Losoya Conference Center, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    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 Rio Grande Ballroom, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    The Policy and Regulatory Affairs Committee serves as a forum for the development of 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 Regency Ballroom East, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    The Training Committee identifies training needs and develops courses leveraging the latest methodologies and technologies to achieve excellence and professionalism in the performance of commercial vehicle inspections through uniform and quality training.
  • Networking Refreshment Break

    10:00 AM—10:30 AM
    at Regency Foyer, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
  • Lunch On Your Own

    12:00 PM—1:30 PM
    at
  • Networking Refreshment and Snack Break

    3:15 PM—3:45 PM
    at Regency Foyer, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
  • Thursday, April 23, 2020
  • Event Registration and Member Services

    7:00 AM—12:00 PM
    at Los Rios Foyer, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
  • Networking Breakfast

    7:00 AM—8:00 AM
    at Regency Foyer, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
  • Region, Locals and Associates Presidents’ and Program Chairs’ Briefing

    7:30 AM—7:45 AM
    at Regency Ballroom Center, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    This briefing is for region, local and associate presidents and program chairs who have meetings today.
  • Program Meeting – International Roadcheck

    8:00 AM—9:30 AM
    at Rio Grande Ballroom, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    International Roadcheck is a 72-hour annual event when CVSA-certified inspectors conduct inspections of commercial motor vehicles and drivers.
  • Program Meeting – Level VI Inspection Program

    8:00 AM—9:30 AM
    at Regency Ballroom West, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    The North American Standard Level VI Inspection Program is an inspection program specifically for transuranic waste and highway route controlled quantities of radioactive material.
  • Program Meeting – North American Inspectors Championship

    8:00 AM—9:30 AM
    at Regency Ballroom Center, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    The North American Inspectors Championship tests, recognizes and awards commercial motor vehicle inspector excellence.
  • Program Meeting – Operation Safe Driver

    8:00 AM—9:30 AM
    at Maverick Room, Losoya Conference Center, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    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
  • Networking Refreshment Break

    9:30 AM—10:00 AM
    at Regency Foyer, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
  • Region I Membership Meeting (Government Only) (Committee Action Items Discussion)

    10:00 AM—12:00 PM
    at Regency Ballroom West, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    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 Membership Meeting (Government Only) (Committee Action Items Discussion)

    10:00 AM—12:00 PM
    at Regency Ballroom Center, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    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 Items Discussion)

    10:00 AM—12:00 PM
    at Bowie Room, Losoya Conference Center, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    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 Items Discussion)

    10:00 AM—12:00 PM
    at Maverick Room, Losoya Conference Center, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    Alaska, Arizona, California, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Mexico, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.
  • Region V Membership Meeting (Government Only) (Committee Action Items Discussion)

    10:00 AM—12:00 PM
    at Navarro Room, Losoya Conference Center, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    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 Items Discussion)

    10:00 AM—12:00 PM
    at Seguin Room, Losoya Conference Center, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    Local members are members of local/municipal law enforcement agencies.
  • Associates Membership Meeting (Committee Action Items Discussion)

    10:00 AM—12:00 PM
    at Rio Grande Ballroom, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    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 Regency Ballroom 1, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    The CVSA Board of Directors Meeting is open to all registered attendees of the CVSA Workshop.