Schedule

CVSA Workshop

April 18-22, 2021 Louisville, Kentucky

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    Sunday, April 18, 2021
  • Finance Committee Meeting (Invitation Only)

    8:00 AM—12:00 PM
    at Clubhouse, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
  • North American Cargo Securement Harmonization Public Forum

    1:00 PM—5:30 PM
    at Marriott Ballroom Salon 1, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
    (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 Marriott Ballroom Salon 7, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Ballroom
    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 Marriott Ballroom Foyer, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
  • Monday, April 19, 2021
  • Networking Breakfast

    7:00 AM—8:00 AM
    at Marriott Ballroom Foyer, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
  • Event Registration and Member Services

    7:00 AM—5:00 PM
    at Marriott Ballroom Foyer, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
  • First-time Attendees’ Orientation

    7:00 AM—7:30 AM
    at Marriott Ballroom Salon 7, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Ballroom
  • Region, Locals and Associates Chairs’ and Program Chairs’ Briefing

    7:30 AM—7:45 AM
    at Marriott Ballroom Salon 10, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
    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 Marriott Ballroom Salon 5, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
    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
    International Driver Excellence Award Brett Graves, K.L. Breeden & Sons LLC, IDEA Program Chair
     
  • Networking Refreshment Break

    9:30 AM—10:00 AM
    at Marriott Ballroom Foyer, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
  • Program Meeting – Level VI Inspection Program

    10:00 AM—12:00 PM
    at Marriott Ballroom Salon 4, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
    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 – International Driver Excellence Award

    10:00 AM—12:00 PM
    at Rose Room, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
    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 Marriott Ballroom Salon 1, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
    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 Marriott Ballroom Salon 5, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
    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 – Unified Carrier Registration

    10:00 AM—12:00 PM
    at Marriott Ballroom Salon 10, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
    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.
  • Program Meeting – Human Trafficking Enforcement

    10:00 AM—12:00 PM
    at Marriott Ballroom Salon 7, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Ballroom
    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.
  • CVSA Lead Agency Contacts Meeting (Invitation Only)

    10:00 AM—12:00 PM
    at Kentucky Ballroom F, Ground Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
  • 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 Marriott Ballroom Salon 1, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
    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 Marriott Ballroom Salon 4, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
    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 Marriott Ballroom Salon 7, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Ballroom
    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 Marriott Ballroom Salon 10, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
    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 Marriott Ballroom Salon 5, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
    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 Rose Room, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
    Local members are members of local/municipal law enforcement agencies.
  • Associates Membership Meeting

    1:30 PM—3:15 PM
    at Marriott Ballroom Salon 5, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
    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 Marriott Ballroom Foyer, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
  • Region I Meeting (Combined Government and Associate Member Facilitated Discussion)

    3:45 PM—5:30 PM
    at Marriott Ballroom Salon 1, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
    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 Marriott Ballroom Salon 4, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
    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 Marriott Ballroom Salon 7, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Ballroom
    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 Marriott Ballroom Salon 10, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
    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 Bluegrass Room, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
    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 Marriott Ballroom Salon 7, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Ballroom
    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 Marriott Ballroom Salon 4, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
    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 Marriott Ballroom Salon 10, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
    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 Marriott Ballroom Foyer, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown

  • Tuesday, April 20, 2021
  • Event Registration and Member Services

    7:00 AM—5:00 PM
    at Marriott Ballroom Foyer, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
  • Networking Breakfast

    7:00 AM—8:00 AM
    at Marriott Ballroom Foyer, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
  • Committee Chairs’ Briefing

    7:30 AM—7:45 AM
    at Marriott Ballroom Salon 10, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
    This briefing is for committee chairs who have meetings today.
  • Committee Meeting – Vehicle

    8:00 AM—5:30 PM
    at Marriott Ballroom Salon 5, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
    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 Marriott Ballroom Salon 6, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
    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 Marriott Ballroom Salon 1, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
    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 Marriott Ballroom Salon 4, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
    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 Marriott Ballroom Salon 7, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Ballroom
    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 Marriott Ballroom Foyer, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
  • Lunch On Your Own

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

    3:15 PM—3:45 PM
    at Marriott Ballroom Foyer, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
  • Wednesday, April 21, 2021
  • Networking Breakfast

    7:00 AM—8:00 AM
    at Marriott Ballroom Foyer, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
  • Event Registration and Member Services

    7:00 AM—5:00 PM
    at Marriott Ballroom Foyer, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
  • Committee Chairs’ Briefing

    7:30 AM—7:45 AM
    at Marriott Ballroom Salon 10, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
    This briefing is for committee chairs who have meetings today.
  • Committee Meeting – Crash Data and Investigation Standards

    8:00 AM—5:30 PM
    at Marriott Ballroom Salon 5, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
    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 Marriott Ballroom Salon 1, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
    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 Marriott Ballroom Salon 4, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
    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 Marriott Ballroom Salon 5, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
    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 Marriott Ballroom Salon 7, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Ballroom
    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 Marriott Ballroom Foyer, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
  • Lunch On Your Own

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

    3:15 PM—3:45 PM
    at Marriott Ballroom Foyer, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
  • Thursday, April 22, 2021
  • Event Registration and Member Services

    7:00 AM—12:00 PM
    at Marriott Ballroom Foyer, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
  • Networking Breakfast

    7:00 AM—8:00 AM
    at Marriott Ballroom Foyer, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
  • Region, Locals and Associates Presidents’ and Program Chairs’ Briefing

    7:30 AM—7:45 AM
    at Marriott Ballroom Salon 10, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
    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 Marriott Ballroom Salon 4, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
    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 Marriott Ballroom Salon 7, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Ballroom
    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 Marriott Ballroom Salon 10, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
    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.
  • Program Meeting – Cooperative Hazardous Materials Enforcement Development

    8:00 AM—9:30 AM
    at Marriott Ballroom Salon 1, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
    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.
  • Networking Refreshment Break

    9:30 AM—10:00 AM
    at Marriott Ballroom Foyer, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
  • Region I Membership Meeting (Government Only) (Committee Action Items Discussion)

    10:00 AM—12:00 PM
    at Marriott Ballroom Salon 1, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
    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 Marriott Ballroom Salon 4, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
    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 Marriott Ballroom Salon 7, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Ballroom
    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 Marriott Ballroom Salon 10, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
    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 Bluegrass Room, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
    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 Filly Room, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
    Local members are members of local/municipal law enforcement agencies.
  • Associates Membership Meeting (Committee Action Items Discussion)

    10:00 AM—12:00 PM
    at Marriott Ballroom Salon 5, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
    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
    at
  • Board of Directors Meeting

    1:30 PM—5:30 PM
    at Kentucky Ballroom F, Ground Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
    The CVSA Board of Directors Meeting is open to all registered attendees of the CVSA Workshop.