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2021 CVSA Annual Conference and Exhibition

August 29-September 2, 2021

Wilmington, Delaware

Schedule

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August 29, 2021

08:00 AM ET - 12:00 PM ET

Finance Committee Meeting (Invitation Only)

Lobdell Room, Chase Center on the Riverfront

01:00 PM ET - 05:00 PM ET

Board of Directors Meeting

Christina Ballroom, Chase Center on the Riverfront

01:00 PM ET - 05:00 PM ET

Exhibitor Move-In

Governors' Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront

03:00 PM ET - 05:00 PM ET

Event Registration and Member Services

Atrium Lobby, Chase Center on the Riverfront

August 30, 2021

07:00 AM ET - 05:30 PM ET

Event Registration and Member Services

Atrium Lobby, Chase Center on the Riverfront

07:00 AM ET - 08:00 AM ET

Exhibit Hall Grand Opening and Networking Breakfast | Sponsored by ABF Freight and The Trucking Alliance

Governors' Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront

Sponsored by: ABF Freight and The Trucking Alliance

07:00 AM ET - 07:30 AM ET

First-time Attendees’ Orientation

Harlan and Hollingsworth Room, Chase Center on the Riverfront

07:30 AM ET - 07:45 AM ET

Briefing for Region, Locals and Associates Presidents, and Program Chairs

Pusey and Jones Room, Chase Center on the Riverfront

08:00 AM ET - 10:00 AM ET

General Session | Sponsored by Drivewyze

Riverfront Ballroom, Chase Center on the Riverfront

Moderator: Sgt. John Samis, Delaware State Police, CVSA President

  • Color Guard Posting of Colors Delaware State Police Honor Guard
  • National Anthems
    Canada – Cpl. Elizabeth Bruette, Delaware State Police
    Mexico – Cpl. Elizabeth Bruette, Delaware State Police

    U.S. – Lt. Jonathon Packard, Delaware State Police
  • Sponsor Safety MessageDrivewyze/Intelligent Imaging Systems
  • Sponsor RecognitionSgt. John Samis, Delaware State Police, CVSA President
  • Welcome Remarks Col. Melissa Zebley, Delaware State Police
  • CVSA President’s RemarksSgt. John Samis, Delaware State Police, CVSA President
  • State of the AllianceCollin Mooney, Executive Director, CVSA
  • Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators Regulatory Update Joel Turner, Chair, Committee on Compliance and Regulatory Affairs, CCMTA
  • Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes (Ministry of Communications and Transportation) Regulatory Update – Salvador Monroy Andrade, Director, International Matters, SCT
  • Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Regulatory Update – Jack Van Steenburg, Executive Director and Chief Safety Officer, FMCSA
  • National Transportation Safety Board Remarks – Thomas B. Chapman, Board Member, NTSB
  • Secretary Election RemarksMaj. Jeremy “Chris” Nordloh, Texas Department of Public Safety
  • Secretary Nominee’s Remarks Col. Russ Christoferson, Montana Department of Transportation
  • President’s Charity Remarks Sgt. John Samis, Delaware State Police, CVSA President and David Hill, Special Olympics Delaware

10:00 AM ET - 10:30 AM ET

Networking Refreshment Break | Sponsored by Kapsch TrafficCom, Lytx and Vehicle Inspection Systems Inc.

Governors' Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront

Sponsored by: Kapsch TrafficCom, Lytx and Vehicle Inspection Systems Inc.

10:30 AM ET - 12:00 PM ET

Program Meeting – Human Trafficking Enforcement

Pusey and Jones Room, Chase Center on the Riverfront

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.

10:30 AM ET - 12:00 PM ET

Program Meeting – Level VI Inspection Program

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.

10:30 AM ET - 12:00 PM ET

Program Meeting – Operation Airbrake

Christina Ballroom, Chase Center on the Riverfront

Operation Airbrake is a campaign dedicated to improving commercial motor vehicle brake safety.

12:00 PM ET - 01:30 PM ET

Networking Lunch in the Exhibit Hall | Sponsored by Amazon

Governors' Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront

Sponsored by: Amazon

01:30 PM ET - 03:15 PM ET

Region I Membership Meeting (Government Only)

Wilmington 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.

01:30 PM ET - 03:15 PM ET

Region II Membership Meeting (Government Only)

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.

01:30 PM ET - 03:15 PM ET

Region III Membership Meeting (Government Only)

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.

01:30 PM ET - 03:15 PM ET

Region IV Membership Meeting (Government Only)

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.

01:30 PM ET - 03:15 PM ET

Region V Membership Meeting (Government Only)

Poole 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.

01:30 PM ET - 03:15 PM ET

Locals Membership Meeting (Government Only)

Caesar Rodney Ballroom, Westin Wilmington

Local members are members of local/municipal law enforcement agencies with at least one sworn enforcement personnel member or more.

01:30 PM ET - 03:15 PM ET

Associates Membership Meeting

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.

03:15 PM ET - 03:45 PM ET

Networking Refreshment and Snack Break | Sponsored by EROAD, Kapsch TrafficCom and Vehicle Inspection Systems Inc.

Governors' Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront

Sponsored by: EROAD, Kapsch TrafficCom and Vehicle Inspection Systems Inc.

03:45 PM ET - 05:30 PM ET

Region I Meeting (Combined Government and Associate Member Facilitated Discussion)

Wilmington 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.

03:45 PM ET - 05:30 PM ET

Region II Meeting (Combined Government and Associate Member Facilitated Discussion)

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.

03:45 PM ET - 05:30 PM ET

Region III Meeting (Combined Government and Associate Member Facilitated Discussion)

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.

03:45 PM ET - 05:30 PM ET

Region IV Meeting (Combined Government and Associate Member Facilitated Discussion)

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.

03:45 PM ET - 05:30 PM ET

Region V Meeting (Combined Government and Associate Member Facilitated Discussion)

Poole 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.

05:30 PM ET - 06:30 PM ET

Association Roundtable

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.

06:30 PM ET - 08:30 PM ET

Welcome Networking Reception | Sponsored by Amazon, American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators and NORPASS

Governors' Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront

Sponsored by: Amazon, American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators and NORPASS

August 31, 2021

07:00 AM ET - 05:30 PM ET

Event Registration and Member Services

Atrium Lobby, Chase Center on the Riverfront

07:00 AM ET - 08:00 AM ET

Exhibit Hall Opening and Networking Breakfast | Sponsored by ABF Freight and The Trucking Alliance

Governors' Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront

Sponsored by: ABF Freight and The Trucking Alliance

07:30 AM ET - 07:45 AM ET

Briefing for Committee Chairs

Pusey and Jones Room, Chase Center on the Riverfront

08:00 AM ET - 05:30 PM ET

Committee Meeting – Hazardous Materials

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.

08:00 AM ET - 05:30 PM ET

Committee Meeting – Information Systems

Harlan and Hollingsworth Room, Chase Center on the Riverfront

The Information Systems Committee serves the information technology needs of commercial motor vehicle safety programs.

08:00 AM ET - 05:30 PM ET

Committee Meeting – Policy and Regulatory Affairs

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.

08:00 AM ET - 05:30 PM ET

Committee Meeting – Size and Weight

Wilmington Hall, 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.

08:00 AM ET - 05:30 PM ET

Committee Meeting – Vehicle

Riverfront 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.

10:00 AM ET - 10:30 AM ET

Networking Refreshment Break | Sponsored by Cargo Transporters Inc. and Kapsch TrafficCom

Governors' Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront

Sponsored by: Cargo Transporters Inc. and Kapsch TrafficCom

12:00 PM ET - 01:30 PM ET

Lunch in the Exhibit Hall | Sponsored by Amazon

Governors' Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront

Sponsored by: Amazon

03:00 PM ET - 03:30 PM ET

Networking Refreshment and Snack Break | Sponsored by Cargo Transporters Inc., Direct ChassisLink Inc. and Kapsch TrafficCom

Governors' Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront

Sponsored by: Cargo Transporters Inc., Direct ChassisLink Inc. and Kapsch TrafficCom

03:30 PM ET - 06:30 PM ET

Exhibit Hall Dismantle

Governors' Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront

September 1, 2021

07:00 AM ET - 05:30 PM ET

Event Registration and Member Services

Atrium Lobby, Chase Center on the Riverfront

07:00 AM ET - 08:00 AM ET

Networking Breakfast | Sponsored by EROAD Inc.

Governors' Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront

Sponsored by: EROAD Inc.

07:30 AM ET - 07:45 AM ET

Briefing for Committee Chairs

Pusey and Jones Room, Chase Center on the Riverfront

08:00 AM ET - 05:30 PM ET

Committee Meeting – Crash Data and Investigation Standards

Pusey and Jones Room, 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.

08:00 AM ET - 05:30 PM ET

Committee Meeting – Driver-Traffic Enforcement

Wilmington Hall, 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.

08:00 AM ET - 05:30 PM ET

Committee Meeting – Enforcement and Industry Modernization

Christina 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.

08:00 AM ET - 05:30 PM ET

Committee Meeting – Passenger Carrier

Pusey and Jones Room, Chase Center on the Riverfront

The Passenger Carrier Committee works toward the goal of an environment free of passenger-carrier crashes on our roadways.

08:00 AM ET - 05:30 PM ET

Committee Meeting – Training

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.

10:00 AM ET - 10:30 AM ET

Networking Refreshment Break | Sponsored by Cargo Transporters Inc., Kapsch TrafficCom and R+L Carriers Inc.

Atrium Lobby, Chase Center on the Riverfront

Sponsored by: Cargo Transporters Inc., Kapsch TrafficCom and R+L Carriers Inc.

11:30 AM ET - 02:00 PM ET

Awards Luncheon | Sponsored by Amazon and U-Haul International

Riverfront Ballroom, Chase Center on the Riverfront

Sponsored by: Amazon and U-Haul International

Moderator: Sgt. John Samis, Delaware State Police, CVSA President

  • FMCSA Remarks and Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program Leadership Awards Meera Joshi, Deputy Administrator, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
  • TAT Champion AwardKylla Lanier, Deputy Director, Truckers Against Trafficking
  • CVSA College Scholarship Recipients RecognitionCollin Mooney, CVSA Executive Director
    Sponsored by: J.J. Keller & Associates Inc.
  • Leadership RecognitionSgt. John Samis, Delaware State Police, CVSA President
  • President’s AwardsSgt. John Samis, Delaware State Police, CVSA President
  • International Driver Excellence AwardBrett Graves, Maverick Transportation LLC, IDEA Program Chair
    Sponsored by: PrePass Safety Alliance
  • CVSA Secretary AnnouncementMaj. Jeremy “Chris” Nordloh, Texas Department of Public Safety, CVSA Secretary and CVSA Election Committee Chair

03:00 PM ET - 03:30 PM ET

Networking Refreshment and Snack Break | Sponsored by Kapsch TrafficCom

Atrium Lobby, Chase Center on the Riverfront

Sponsored by: Kapsch TrafficCom

06:30 PM ET - 08:30 PM ET

President’s Networking Reception | Sponsored by Amazon and International Road Dynamics Inc.

The Queen Theatre, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, DE 19801

Sponsored by: Amazon and International Road Dynamics Inc.

September 2, 2021

07:00 AM ET - 12:00 PM ET

Event Registration and Member Services

Atrium Lobby, Chase Center on the Riverfront

07:00 AM ET - 08:00 AM ET

Networking Breakfast

Governors' Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront

07:30 AM ET - 07:45 AM ET

Briefing for Region, Locals and Associates Presidents, and Program Chairs

Pusey and Jones Room, Chase Center on the Riverfront

08:00 AM ET - 09:30 AM ET

Program Meeting – Cooperative Hazardous Materials Enforcement Development (COHMED)

Harlan and Hollingsworth Room, Chase Center on the Riverfront

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.

08:00 AM ET - 09:30 AM ET

Program Meeting – International Roadcheck

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.

08:00 AM ET - 09:30 AM ET

Program Meeting – North American Inspectors Championship

Riverfront Ballroom, Chase Center on the Riverfront

The North American Inspectors Championship (NAIC) tests, recognizes and awards commercial motor vehicle inspector excellence.

08:00 AM ET - 09:30 AM ET

Program Meeting – Operation Safe Driver

Dravo Auditorium, 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.

08:00 AM ET - 09:30 AM ET

PBBT Users Meeting

Pusey and Jones 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.

09:30 AM ET - 10:00 AM ET

Networking Refreshment Break | Sponsored by Kapsch TrafficCom and R+L Carriers Inc.

Atrium Lobby, Chase Center on the Riverfront

Sponsored by: Kapsch TrafficCom and R+L Carriers Inc.

10:00 AM ET - 12:00 PM ET

Associates Membership Meeting (Committee Action Item Discussion)

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.

10:00 AM ET - 12:00 PM ET

Locals Membership Meeting (Government Only) (Committee Action Item Discussion)

Caesar Rodney Ballroom, Westin Wilmington

Local members are members of local/municipal law enforcement agencies with at least one sworn enforcement personnel member or more.

10:00 AM ET - 12:00 PM ET

Region I Membership Meeting (Government Only) (Committee Action Item Discussion)

Wilmington 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.

10:00 AM ET - 12:00 PM ET

Region II Membership Meeting (Government Only) (Committee Action Item Discussion)

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.

10:00 AM ET - 12:00 PM ET

Region III Membership Meeting (Government Only) (Committee Action Item Discussion)

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.

10:00 AM ET - 12:00 PM ET

Region IV Membership Meeting (Government Only) (Committee Action Item Discussion)

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.

10:00 AM ET - 12:00 PM ET

Region V Membership Meeting (Government Only) (Committee Action Item Discussion)

Poole 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.

12:00 PM ET - 01:30 PM ET

Lunch On Your Own

01:30 PM ET - 05:30 PM ET

Board of Directors Meeting

Christina Ballroom, Chase Center on the Riverfront