Schedule

CVSA Annual Conference and Exhibition

September 17-21, 2017 Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada
    Sunday, September 17, 2017
  • Finance Committee

    8:00 AM—12:00 PM
    at Library, Coast High Country Inn
    (Invitation Only)
  • Board of Directors Meeting

    1:00 PM—5:00 PM
    at Conference Room A, Coast High Country Inn
  • Exhibitor Move-In

    1:00 PM—5:00 PM
    at Yukon Convention Centre
  • Event Registration and Member Services

    3:00 PM—5:00 PM
    at Yukon Convention Centre
  • Monday, September 18, 2017
  • Exhibit Hall Grand Opening and Networking Breakfast

    6:45 AM—8:00 AM
    at Yukon Convention Centre

    Breakfast Sponsored By: Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators
  • First Time Attendees Orientation

    7:00 AM—7:30 AM
    at Conference Room A, Coast High Country Inn
  • Region Presidents’ Briefing

    7:00 AM—7:30 AM
    at Conference Room B, Coast High Country Inn
  • Event Registration and Member Services

    7:00 AM—5:00 PM
    at Yukon Convention Centre
  • General Session

    8:00 AM—10:00 AM
    at Yukon Convention Centre

    Moderator: Julius Debuschewitz, Yukon Highway and Public Works, CVSA President
    8:00 - 8:05 Color Guard Posting of Colors
    8:05 - 8:15 National Anthems Canada, Mexico and United States of America
    8:15 - 8:20 Video Safety Message
    8:20 - 8:25 Introduction and Welcome Remarks
    8:25 - 8:35 CVSA President Remarks and Sponsor Recognition Julius Debuschewitz, Yukon Highway and Public Works, CVSA President
    8:35 - 8:45 State of the Alliance  Collin Mooney, CAE, Executive Director, CVSA
    8:45 - 8:50 CVSA College Scholarship Recipients Recognition Collin Mooney, CAE, Executive Director, CVSA
    8:50 - 8:55 International Driver Excellence Award (IDEA)
    8:55 - 9:05 North American Inspectors Championship (NAIC) Awards Richard Roberts, Acting Assistant Manager, South Coast, Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement, British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, CVSA NAIC Program Chair
    9:05 - 9:10 President's Award(s) Julius Debuschewitz, Yukon Highway and Public Works, CVSA President
    9:10 - 9:20 Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Regulatory Update
    9:20 - 9:30 Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators (CCMTA), Compliance and Regulatory Affairs (CRA) Regulatory Update
    9:30 - 9:40 Secretaria de Comunicaciones y Transportes (SCT) Regulatory Update
    9:40 - 9:45 Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program (MCSAP) Safety Awards
    9:45 - 9:50 National Training Center (NTC) Awards
    9:50 - 10:00 Secretary Nominees' Election Remarks Capt. Scott Carnegie, Director, Motor Carrier Safety Division, Mississippi Highway Safety Patrol, Mississippi Department of Public Safety
  • Networking Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall

    10:00 AM—10:30 AM
    at Yukon Convention Centre
    Sponsored By: Kenan Advantage Group Inc. and Schneider
  • Lunch in the Exhibit Hall

    12:00 PM—1:30 PM
    at Yukon Convention Centre
  • Region Meetings

    1:30 PM—3:00 PM
    at
    (Combined Government and Associate Member Facilitated Discussion)
    Region I Jurisdictions Conference Room A, Coast High Country Inn 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 Jurisdictions Conference Room B, Coast High Country Inn Alabama, American Samoa, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.
    Region III Jurisdictions Conference Room 1, Westmark Hotel Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Northern Mariana Islands, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin.
    Region IV Jurisdictions Conference Room 2, Westmark Hotel Alaska, Arizona, California, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Mexico, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.
    Region V Jurisdictions Conference Room 3, Westmark Hotel Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan and Yukon.
  • Networking Refreshment and Snack Break

    3:00 PM—3:30 PM
    at Yukon Convention Centre
    Sponsored By: R+L Carriers Inc. and Zonar
  • Membership Meetings

    3:30 PM—5:30 PM
    at
    Region I Jurisdictions (Government Only) Conference Room A, Coast High Country Inn 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 Jurisdictions (Government Only) Conference Room B, Coast High Country Inn Alabama, American Samoa, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.
    Region III Jurisdictions (Government Only) Conference Room 1, Westmark Hotel Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Northern Mariana Islands, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin.
    Region IV Jurisdictions (Government Only) Conference Room 2, Westmark Hotel Alaska, Arizona, California, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Mexico, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.
    Region V Jurisdictions (Government Only) Conference Room 3, Westmark Hotel Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan and Yukon.
    Local Members Meeting Conference Room 4, Westmark Hotel Local members are members of local/municipal law enforcement agencies with at least one sworn enforcement personnel member or more.
    Associate Members Meeting Yukon Convention Centre 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.
  • Association Roundtable

    5:30 PM—6:30 PM
    at Conference Room A, Coast High Country Inn
    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.
  • Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall

    6:30 PM—8:30 PM
    at Yukon Convention Centre
    Sponsored By: International Road Dynamics Inc. and U-Haul International
  • Tuesday, September 19, 2017
  • Exhibit Hall Opening and Networking Breakfast

    6:45 AM—8:00 AM
    at Yukon Convention Centre
    Breakfast Sponsored By: Drivewyze 
  • Committee Chairs’ Briefing

    7:00 AM—7:30 AM
    at Conference Room B, Coast High Country Inn
  • Committee Meetings

    8:00 AM—10:00 AM
    at
    Hazardous Materials Conference Room B, Coast High Country Inn The Hazardous Materials Committee provides technical expertise related to the transportaion of hazardous materials/dangerous goods in an effort to reduce incidents and encourage uniformity and consistency in the application of regulations.
    Information Systems Conference Room B, Coast High Country Inn The Information Systems Committee serves the information technology needs of commercial motor vehicle safety programs.
    Passenger Carrier Conference Room 1, Westmark Hotel The Passenger Carrier Committee works toward the goal of an environment free of passenger-carrier crashes on our roadways.
    Size and Weight Conference Room 2, Westmark Hotel The Size and Weight Committee helps establish uniformity of size and weight regulations that will serve the needs of industry while protecting our infrastructures.
    Vehicle Conference Room 3, Westmark Hotel 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.
  • Networking Refreshment Break

    10:00 AM—10:30 AM
    at Westmark Hotel and Coast High Country Inn
    Sponsored By: Direct ChassisLink Inc. and United Motorcoach Association
  • Committee Meetings

    10:30 AM—12:00 PM
    at
    (Continued) Same Meeting Room Assignments
  • Lunch in the Exhibit Hall

    12:00 PM—1:00 PM
    at Yukon Convention Centre
  • Committee Meetings

    1:30 PM—3:00 PM
    at
    (Continued) Same Meeting Room Assignments
  • Networking Refreshment and Snack Break

    3:00 PM—3:30 PM
    at Westmark Hotel and Coast High Country Inn
    Sponsored By: Kenan Advantage Group Inc. and R+L Carriers Inc.
  • Committee Meetings

    3:30 PM—5:30 PM
    at
    (Continued) Same Meeting Room Assignments
  • Wednesday, September 20, 2017
  • Exhibit Hall Opening and Networking Breakfast

    6:45 AM—8:00 AM
    at Yukon Convention Centre

  • Event Registration and Member Services

    7:00 AM—5:00 PM
    at Yukon Convention Centre
  • Committee Chairs’ Briefing

    7:00 AM—7:30 AM
    at Conference Room B, Coast High Country Inn
  • Event Registration and Member Services

    7:00 AM—3:30 PM
    at Yukon Convention Centre
  • Committee Meetings

    8:00 AM—10:00 AM
    at
    Driver-Traffic Enforcement Conference Room A, Coast High Country Inn 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.
    Enforcement and Industry Modernization Conference Room A, Coast High Country Inn 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.
    Level VI Inspection Program Conference Room 3, Westmark Hotel 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.
    Policy and Regulatory Affairs Conference Room 1, Westmark Hotel 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.
    Training Conference Room 2, Westmark Hotel 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 vehicle inspections.
  • Networking Refreshment Break

    10:00 AM—10:30 AM
    at Westmark Hotel and Coast High Country Inn
    Sponsored By: Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association and United Motorcoach Association
  • Committee Meetings

    10:30 AM—12:00 PM
    at
    (Continued) Same Meeting Room Assignments
  • Lunch in the Exhibit Hall

    12:00 PM—1:30 PM
    at Yukon Convention Centre
  • Committee Meetings

    1:30 PM—3:00 PM
    at
    (Continued) Same Meeting Room Assignments
  • Networking Refreshment and Snack Break

    3:00 PM—3:30 PM
    at Westmark Hotel and Coast High Country Inn
    Sponsored By: Asplundh and Vehicle Inspection Systems
  • Exhibit Hall Dismantle

    3:30 PM—5:30 PM
    at Yukon Convention Centre
  • Committee Meetings

    3:30 PM—5:30 PM
    at
    (Continued) Same Meeting Room Assignments
  • President’s Reception

    6:00 PM—9:00 PM
    at Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre
    Sponsored By: Drivewyze
  • Thursday, September 21, 2017
  • Networking Breakfast

    6:45 AM—8:00 AM
    at Westmark Hotel and Coast High Country Inn

  • Region Presidents’ and Program Chairs’ Briefings

    7:00 AM—7:30 AM
    at Conference Room A, Coast High Country Inn
  • Program Meetings

    8:00 AM—9:00 AM
    at
    Operation Airbrake (OAB) Conference Room A, Coast High Country Inn Operation Airbrake is a campaign dedicated to improving commercial motor vehicle brake safety.
    Operation Safe Driver (OSD) Conference Room B, Coast High Country Inn 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.
    North American Inspectors Championship (NAIC) Conference Room 1, Westmark Hotel The North American Inspectors Championship (NAIC) tests, recognizes and awards commercial motor vehicle inspector excellence.
  • Program Meetings

    9:00 AM—10:00 AM
    at
    International Roadcheck Conference Room A, Coast High Country Inn Center International Roadcheck is a 72-hour annual event when CVSA-certified inspectors conduct inspections of commercial motor vehicles and drivers.
    International Driver Excellence Award (IDEA) Conference Room B, Coast High Country Inn The International Driver Excellence Award (IDEA) is an industry-wide driver excellence award program.
    Cooperative Hazardous Materials Enforcement Development (COHMED) Conference Room 1, Westmark Hotel 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

    10:00 AM—10:30 AM
    at Westmark Hotel and Coast High Country Inn

  • Membership Meetings

    10:30 AM—12:00 PM
    at
    (Committee Action Item Discussion)
    Region I Jurisdictions (Government Only) Conference Room B, Coast High Country Inn 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 Jurisdictions (Government Only) Conference Room 1, Westmark Hotel Alabama, American Samoa, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.
    Region III Jurisdictions (Government Only) Conference Room 2, Westmark Hotel Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Northern Mariana Islands, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin.
    Region IV Jurisdictions (Government Only) Conference Room 3, Westmark Hotel Alaska, Arizona, California, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Mexico, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.
    Region V Jurisdictions (Government Only) Conference Room 5, Westmark Hotel Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan and Yukon.
    Local Members Meeting  Conference Room 4, Westmark Hotel Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan and Yukon.
    Associate Members Meeting Town Hall Meeting Room, Best Western Gold Rush Inn 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 Conference Room A, Coast High Country Inn