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CVSA Annual Conference and Exhibition

August 29-September 2, 2021

Wilmington, Delaware

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August 29, 2021

08:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Finance Committee Meeting (Invitation Only)

Lobdell Room, Chase Center on the Riverfront

01:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Exhibitor Move-In

Wilmington Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront

03:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Event Registration and Member Services

Event Registration and Member Services

August 30, 2021

07:00 AM - 08:00 AM

Exhibit Hall Grand Opening and Networking Breakfast

Wilmington Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront

07:00 AM - 05:30 PM

Event Registration and Member Services

Wilmington Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront

07:30 AM - 07:45 AM

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

Pusey and Jones Room, Chase Center on the Riverfront

08:00 AM - 10:00 AM

General Session

Riverfront Ballroom, Chase Center on the Riverfront
Moderator: Sgt. John Samis, Delaware State Police, CVSA President

Color Guard Posting of Colors
National Anthems
Sponsor RecognitionSgt. John Samis, Delaware State Police, CVSA President
Introduction and Welcome Remarks
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, Compliance and Regulatory Affairs Regulatory Update
Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes (Ministry of Communications and Transportation) Regulatory Update
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Regulatory Update
Secretary Election RemarksMaj. Jeremy “Chris” Nordloh, Texas Department of Public Safety

Nominee’s Remarks


10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Networking Refreshment Break

Wilmington Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

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 - 12:00 PM

Information Session

Riverfront Ballroom, Chase Center on the Riverfront

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

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 - 12:00 PM

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 - 01:30 PM

Networking Lunch in the Exhibit Hall

Wilmington Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront

01:30 PM - 03:15 PM

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 - 03:15 PM

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 - 03:15 PM

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 - 03:15 PM

Region V Membership Meeting (Government Only)

Lobdell 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 - 03:15 PM

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.

01:30 PM - 03:15 PM

Locals Membership Meeting (Government Only)

Rodney Ballroom, Westin Wilmington

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

03:15 PM - 03:45 PM

Networking Refreshment and Snack Break

Wilmington Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront

03:45 PM - 05:30 PM

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

Governors’ 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 - 05:30 PM

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 - 05:30 PM

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 - 05:30 PM

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

Lobdell 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 - 06:30 PM

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.

05:30 PM - 06:30 PM

PBBT Users Meeting

Harlan and Hollingsworth 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.

06:30 PM - 08:30 PM

Welcome Networking Reception

Wilmington Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront

August 31, 2021

07:00 AM - 05:30 PM

Event Registration and Member Services

Wilmington Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront

07:30 AM - 07:45 AM

Briefing for Committee Chairs

Pusey and Jones Room, Chase Center on the Riverfront

08:00 AM - 05:30 PM

Committee Meeting – Vehicle

Christina 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 - 10:30 AM

Networking Refreshment Break

Wilmington Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront

12:00 PM - 01:30 PM

Lunch in the Exhibit Hall

Wilmington Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront

03:00 PM - 03:30 PM

Networking Refreshment and Snack Break

Wilmington Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront

03:30 PM - 06:30 PM

Exhibit Hall Dismantle

Wilmington Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront

September 1, 2021

07:00 AM - 03:30 PM

Event Registration and Member Services

Lobby, Chase Center on the Riverfront

07:30 AM - 07:45 AM

Briefing for Committee Chairs

Pusey and Jones Room, Chase Center on the Riverfront

08:00 AM - 05:30 PM

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 - 10:30 AM

Networking Refreshment Break

Wilmington Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront

11:30 AM - 01:30 PM

Awards Luncheon

Wilmington Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront

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

TAT Champion Award
Kylla Lanier, Deputy Director, Truckers Against Trafficking
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program (MCSAP) Awards
CVSA College Scholarship Recipients Recognition
Collin Mooney, CVSA Executive Director
Leadership Recognition
Sgt. John Samis, Delaware State Police, CVSA President
President’s Awards
Sgt. John Samis, Delaware State Police, CVSA President
International Driver Excellence Award
Brett Graves, Maverick Transportation LLC, IDEA Program Chair
North American Inspectors Championship (NAIC) Awards
Richard Roberts, A/Deputy Director, Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement, British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, CVSA NAIC Program Chair
NAIC Grand Champion Remarks
CVSA Secretary Announcement
Maj. Jeremy “Chris” Nordloh, Texas Department of Public Safety, CVSA Secretary and CVSA Election Committee Chair

03:00 PM - 03:30 PM

Networking Refreshment and Snack Break

Wilmington Hall, Chase Center on the Riverfront

06:30 PM - 08:30 PM

President’s Networking Reception

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

September 2, 2021

07:00 AM - 08:00 AM

Networking Breakfast

Lobby, Chase Center on the Riverfront

07:30 AM - 07:45 AM

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

Pusey and Jones Room, Chase Center on the Riverfront

08:00 AM - 09:30 AM

Program Meeting – Cooperative Hazardous Materials Enforcement Development (COHMED)

Harlan and Hollingsworth Room, Chase Center on the Riverfront

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.

09:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Networking Refreshment Break

Lobby, Chase Center on the Riverfront

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Program Meeting – Operation Safe Driver

Rodney Ballroom, Westin Wilmington

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.

12:00 PM - 01:30 PM

Lunch On Your Own

01:30 PM - 05:30 PM

Board of Directors Meeting

Christina Ballroom, Chase Center on the Riverfront