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COHMED Conference

January 23-27, 2023

San Antonio, Texas

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January 23, 2023

08:00 AM CT - 05:00 PM CT

CVSA Level VI Refresher

Live Oak, Hill Country Level

This session is for CVSA-certified Level VI inspectors only. This eight-hour refresher course is offered by the CVSA Level VI Inspection Program and its completion meets CVSA’s maintenance of certification requirement for Level VI certified inspectors as outlined in the CVSA Operations Manual. Note: Separate registration is required for this session by Jan. 6, 2023. For course information and to register, visit the website. Registration will open in Oct. 2022.

10:00 AM CT - 05:00 PM CT

Event Registration and Member Services

Los Rios Foyer, Ballroom Level

01:00 PM CT - 03:00 PM CT

Training Session

Regency Ballroom West, Ballroom Level

03:00 PM CT - 03:30 PM CT

Network Refreshment and Snack Break

Regency West Foyer, Ballroom Level

03:30 PM CT - 05:00 PM CT

Training Session (Continued)

Regency Ballroom West, Ballroom Level

05:15 PM CT - 06:15 PM CT

Introduction to COHMED

Live Oak, Hill Country Level

This session is for first-time attendees to the COHMED Conference. Attendees will be introduced to leadership and provided with a brief history of COHMED.

January 24, 2023

07:00 AM CT - 05:30 PM CT

Event Registration and Member Services

Los Rios Foyer, Ballroom Level

07:00 AM CT - 08:30 AM CT

Networking Breakfast

Regency Ballroom West Foyer, Ballroom Level

08:30 AM CT - 09:30 AM CT

General Session and Regulatory Updates

Regency Ballroom West, Ballroom Level

Moderator: Sgt. Kevin Hogan, Michigan State Police, COHMED Chair

  • Welcome RemarksSgt. Kevin Hogan, Michigan State Police, COHMED Chair
  • CVSA President’s Welcome RemarksMaj. Chris Nordloh, Texas Department of Public Safety
  • Standup-up Introductions of Attendees
  • Industry and Law Enforcement Appreciation Awards

09:30 AM CT - 10:00 AM CT

Networking Refreshment Break

Regency Ballroom West Foyer, Ballroom Level

10:00 AM CT - 12:00 PM CT

General Session and Regulatory Updates (Continued)

Regency Ballroom West, Ballroom Level

Moderator: Sgt. Kevin Hogan, Michigan State Police, COHMED Chair

Federal Panel for Regulatory Updates

  • Transport Canada Regulatory Update 
  • FMCSA Regulatory Update 
  • PHMSA Regulatory Update

12:00 PM CT - 01:30 PM CT

Lunch on Your Own

01:30 PM CT - 03:30 PM CT

Hazmat Olympics

Regency Ballroom East, Ballroom Level

Conference attendees, organized into teams, will compete to find out who knows the regulations best. The winning team will be awarded COHMED Olympic-style gold medals.

03:30 PM CT - 04:00 PM CT

Networking Refreshment and Snack Break

Regency Ballroom West Foyer, Ballroom Level

04:00 PM CT - 05:30 PM CT

Region I Enforcement Meeting

Regency Ballroom West 4, Ballroom Level

Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, Puerto Rico, Quebec, Rhode Island, U.S. Virgin Islands and Vermont.

04:00 PM CT - 05:30 PM CT

Region II Enforcement Meeting

Regency Ballroom West 5, Ballroom Level

Alabama, American Samoa, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

04:00 PM CT - 05:30 PM CT

Region III Enforcement Meeting

Regency Ballroom West 6, Ballroom Level

Alberta, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Manitoba, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Northern Mariana Islands, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ohio, Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Yukon.

04:00 PM CT - 05:30 PM CT

Region IV Enforcement Meeting

Live Oak, Hill Country Level

Alaska, Arizona, British Columbia, California, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Mexico, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

04:00 PM CT - 05:30 PM CT

Industry Meeting

Chula Vista, Lobby Level

This meeting is for individuals from transportation safety organizations, truck and bus companies, training institutions, state and provincial truck associations, insurance companies and trade associations, as well as owner-operators, consultants and industry suppliers and vendors.

06:30 PM CT - 08:30 PM CT

Welcome Networking Reception

Regency Ballroom West, Ballroom Level

January 25, 2023

07:00 AM CT - 04:30 PM CT

Event Registration and Member Services

Los Rios Foyer

07:00 AM CT - 08:00 AM CT

Networking Breakfast

Regency Ballroom West Foyer

07:00 AM CT - 10:00 AM CT

FMCSA HM Team Meeting (Invitation Only)

Live Oak, Hill Country Level

08:00 AM CT - 09:30 AM CT

Morning Training Sessions

09:30 AM CT - 10:00 AM CT

Networking Refreshment Break

Regency West Foyer, Ballroom Level

10:00 AM CT - 11:30 AM CT

Repeat of Morning Training Sessions

11:30 AM CT - 01:00 PM CT

Lunch on Your Own

01:00 PM CT - 02:30 PM CT

Afternoon Training Sessions

02:30 PM CT - 03:00 PM CT

Networking Refreshment and Snack Break

Regency West Foyer, Ballroom Level

03:00 PM CT - 04:30 PM CT

Repeat of Afternoon Training Sessions

06:30 PM CT - 08:30 PM CT

Chairman's Reception

January 26, 2023

07:00 AM CT - 08:00 AM CT

Networking Breakfast

Regency West Foyer, Ballroom Level

07:00 AM CT - 05:30 PM CT

Event Registration and Member Services

Los Rios Foyer

08:00 AM CT - 09:30 AM CT

Morning Training Sessions

09:30 AM CT - 11:30 AM CT

Networking Refreshment Break

Regency West Foyer, Ballroom Level

10:00 AM CT - 11:30 AM CT

Repeat of Morning Training Sessions

11:30 AM CT - 01:00 PM CT

Lunch on Your Own

01:00 PM CT - 02:30 PM CT

Afternoon Training Sessions

02:30 PM CT - 03:00 PM CT

Networking Refreshment and Snack Break

Regency West Foyer, Ballroom Level

03:00 PM CT - 04:30 PM CT

Meet the FMCSA HM Team

Chula Vista, Lobby Level

03:00 PM CT - 04:30 PM CT

Repeat of Afternoon Training Sessions

04:30 PM CT - 05:30 PM CT

Region Meeting: Region I (Joint Meeting of Industry and Law Enforcement)

Regency Ballroom West 6, Ballroom Level

Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, Puerto Rico, Quebec, Rhode Island, U.S. Virgin Islands and Vermont.

04:30 PM CT - 05:30 PM CT

Region Meeting: Region II (Joint Meeting of Industry and Law Enforcement)

Regency Ballroom West 5, Ballroom Level

Alabama, American Samoa, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

04:30 PM CT - 05:30 PM CT

Region Meeting: Region III (Joint Meeting of Industry and Law Enforcement)

Regency Ballroom West 4, Ballroom Level

Alberta, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Manitoba, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Northern Mariana Islands, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ohio, Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Yukon.

04:30 PM CT - 05:30 PM CT

Region Meeting: Region IV (Joint Meeting of Industry and Law Enforcement)

Great Room I

Alaska, Arizona, British Columbia, California, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Mexico, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

January 27, 2023

07:00 AM CT - 12:00 PM CT

Member Services

Los Rios Foyer, Ballroom Level

07:00 AM CT - 08:00 AM CT

Networking Breakfast

Regency Foyer West, Ballroom Level

08:00 AM CT - 09:30 AM CT

Morning Training Session

Regency Ballroom West, Ballroom Level

09:30 AM CT - 10:00 AM CT

Networking Refreshment Break

Regency Ballroom West Foyer, Ballroom Level

10:00 AM CT - 12:00 PM CT

Morning Training Session

Regency Ballroom West, Ballroom Level

12:00 PM CT - 01:00 PM CT

Lunch on Your Own

01:00 PM CT - 03:00 PM CT

COHMED Leadership Meeting (Invitation Only)

Mesquite