CVSA Workshop

April 14-18, 2024

Louisville, Kentucky

Schedule

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April 14, 2024

08:00 AM ET - 12:00 PM ET

Finance Committee Meeting (Invitation Only)

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Clubhouse

01:00 PM ET - 05:00 PM ET

North American Cargo Securement Harmonization Public Forum

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom 1-4

(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.

01:00 PM ET - 05:30 PM ET

Board of Directors Meeting

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom 7-9

The CVSA Board of Directors Meeting is open to all registered attendees of the CVSA Workshop.

03:00 PM ET - 05:00 PM ET

Event Registration and Member Services

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom Foyer

April 15, 2024

07:00 AM ET - 08:00 AM ET

Networking Breakfast

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom Foyer

07:00 AM ET - 07:30 AM ET

First-time Attendees’ Orientation

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom 9-10

07:00 AM ET - 05:00 PM ET

Event Registration and Member Services

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom Foyer

07:30 AM ET - 07:45 AM ET

Region, Locals and Associates Chairs’ and Program Chairs’ Briefing

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom 7-8

This briefing is for region, local and associate presidents and program chairs who have meetings today.

08:00 AM ET - 09:30 AM ET

General Session

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom 5-6

  • General Session Sponsor VideoPrePass Safety Alliance
  • Sponsor Recognition
  • Introduction and Welcome Remarks
  • CVSA President’s Opening Remarks Col. Russ Christoferson, Montana Department of Transportation, CVSA President
  • State of the AllianceCollin Mooney, Executive Director, CVSA
  • Mexico Update
  • Canada Update
  • U.S. Update
  • CVSA Secretary Nominations Maj. Erick McGuire, Florida Highway Patrol, CVSA Secretary
  • CVSA President’s Closing Remarks Col. Russ Christoferson, Montana Department of Transportation, CVSA President

09:30 AM ET - 10:00 AM ET

Networking Refreshment Break | Sponsored by Zonar Systems

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom Foyer

Sponsored by Zonar Systems.

10:00 AM ET - 12:00 PM ET

CVSA Lead Agency Contacts Meeting (Invitation Only)

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Lobby Level, Kentucky Ballroom F-G

10:00 AM ET - 12:00 PM ET

Information Session - IRP, IFTA and UCR

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom 3-4

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.

10:00 AM ET - 12:00 PM ET

Information Session: From Risk to Resilience: Building a Fatigue-Proof Fleet with Proven Solutions

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom 5-6

This session will equip motor carriers with the crucial elements to evaluate and implement vendor solutions tailored to their specific operations for an optimal fatigue risk management system.

10:00 AM ET - 12:00 PM ET

Program Meeting – Human Trafficking Prevention

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom 7-8

CVSA’s Human Trafficking Prevention Program seeks to reduce human trafficking throughout North America through coordinated enforcement and investigative and educational awareness measures within the commercial motor vehicle industry.

10:00 AM ET - 12:00 PM ET

Program Meeting – Level VI Inspection Program

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom 9-10

The North American Standard Level VI Inspection Program is an inspection program specifically for transuranic waste and highway route controlled quantities of radioactive material.

10:00 AM ET - 12:00 PM ET

Joint Program Meeting – Operation Airbrake and PBBT Users

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom 1-2

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

12:00 PM ET - 01:30 PM ET

Lunch On Your Own

01:30 PM ET - 03:15 PM ET

Region V Membership Meeting (Government Only)

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Rose

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

Region I Membership Meeting (Government Only)

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom 7-8

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)

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom 9-10

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)

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom 3-4

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)

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom 1-2

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

01:30 PM ET - 03:15 PM ET

Locals Membership Meeting (Government Only)

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Bluegrass

Local members are members of local/municipal law enforcement agencies.

01:30 PM ET - 03:15 PM ET

Associates Membership Meeting

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom 5-6

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

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom Foyer

03:45 PM ET - 05:30 PM ET

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

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom 7-8

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)

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom 9-10

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)

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom 3-4

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)

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom 1-2

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)

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Rose

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

Voting Members Briefing and Leadership Opportunities

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom 7-8

05:30 PM ET - 06:30 PM ET

Program Meeting – International Driver Excellence Award

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Bluegrass

The International Driver Excellence Award (IDEA) is an industry-wide driver excellence award program

06:30 PM ET - 08:30 PM ET

Welcome Networking Reception | Sponsored by Amazon

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom 5-6

Sponsored by Amazon.

April 16, 2024

07:00 AM ET - 08:00 AM ET

Networking Breakfast | Sponsored by Unique Freight Carries Inc.

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom Foyer

Sponsored by Unique Freight Carriers Inc.

07:00 AM ET - 05:00 PM ET

Event Registration and Member Services

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom Foyer

07:30 AM ET - 07:45 AM ET

Committee Chairs’ Briefing

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom 7-8

This briefing is for committee chairs who have meetings today.

08:00 AM ET - 05:30 PM ET

Committee Meeting – Audits and Investigations

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom 1-4

Audits and Investigations Committee achieves excellence and professionalism in the performance of commercial motor carrier/shipper audits and investigations through uniform and quality training and investigative processes.

08:00 AM ET - 05:30 PM ET

Committee Meeting – Driver-Traffic Enforcement

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom 6

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 – Hazardous Materials

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom 9-10

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 – Vehicle

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom 5

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.

08:00 AM ET - 05:30 PM ET

Committee Meeting – Policy and Regulatory Affairs

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom 7-8

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.

10:00 AM ET - 10:30 AM ET

Networking Refreshment Break | Sponsored by Zonar Systems

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom Foyer

Sponsored by Zonar Systems.

12:00 PM ET - 01:30 PM ET

Lunch On Your Own

03:15 PM ET - 03:45 PM ET

Networking Refreshment and Snack Break

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom Foyer

April 17, 2024

07:00 AM ET - 08:00 AM ET

Networking Breakfast

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom Foyer

07:00 AM ET - 05:00 PM ET

Event Registration and Member Services

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom Foyer

07:30 AM ET - 07:45 AM ET

Committee Chairs’ Briefing

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom 7-8

This briefing is for committee chairs who have meetings today.

08:00 AM ET - 05:30 PM ET

Committee Meeting – Crash Data and Investigation Standards

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom 1-4

The Crash Data and Investigation Standards Committee establishes and promotes uniform comprehensive crash investigation, reporting and data collection standards.

08:00 AM ET - 05:30 PM ET

Committee Meeting – Enforcement and Industry Modernization

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom 6

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 – Information Systems

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom 7-8

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.

08:00 AM ET - 05:30 PM ET

Committee Meeting – Training

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom 5

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.

08:00 AM ET - 12:00 PM ET

Committee Meeting – Passenger Carrier

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom 9-10

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

10:00 AM ET - 10:30 AM ET

Networking Refreshment Break

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom Foyer

12:00 PM ET - 01:30 PM ET

Lunch On Your Own

01:30 PM ET - 05:30 PM ET

Committee Meeting – Size and Weight

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom 9-10

The Size and Weight Committee helps establish uniformity of size and weight regulations that will serve the needs of industry while protecting our infrastructures.

03:15 PM ET - 03:45 PM ET

Networking Refreshment and Snack Break

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom Foyer

April 18, 2024

07:00 AM ET - 08:00 AM ET

Networking Breakfast

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom Foyer

07:00 AM ET - 12:00 PM ET

Event Registration and Member Services

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom Foyer

07:30 AM ET - 07:45 AM ET

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

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom 7-8

This briefing is for region, local and associate presidents and program chairs who have meetings today.

08:00 AM ET - 09:30 AM ET

Program Meeting – Cooperative Hazardous Materials Enforcement Development

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom 3-4

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

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom 7-8

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 (Invitation Only)

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Bluegrass

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

08:00 AM ET - 09:30 AM ET

Program Meeting – Operation Safe Driver

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom 9-10

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

Program Meeting – PBBT Users Meeting

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom 1-2

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

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom Foyer

10:00 AM ET - 12:00 PM ET

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

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom 7-8

Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, US Virgin Islands and Vermont.

10:00 AM ET - 12:00 PM ET

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

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom 9-10

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 Items Discussion)

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom 3-4

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 Items Discussion)

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom 1-2

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 Items Discussion)

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Filly-Thoroughbred

Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan and Yukon.

10:00 AM ET - 12:00 PM ET

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

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Bluegrass

Local members are members of local/municipal law enforcement agencies.

10:00 AM ET - 12:00 PM ET

Associates Membership Meeting (Committee Action Items Discussion)

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Second Level, Marriott Ballroom 6

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.

12:00 PM ET - 01:30 PM ET

Lunch On Your Own

01:30 PM ET - 05:30 PM ET

Board of Directors Meeting

Louisville Marriott Downtown, Lobby Level, Kentucky Ballroom F-G

The CVSA Board of Directors Meeting is open to all registered attendees of the CVSA Workshop.