Schedule

CVSA Annual Conference and Exhibition

September 22-26, 2019 Biloxi, Mississippi
    Sunday, September 22, 2019
  • Finance Committee

    8:00 AM—12:00 PM
    at Oaks Boardroom, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino
    (Invitation Only)
  • Board of Directors Meeting

    1:00 PM—5:00 PM
    at Azalea Ballroom, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino
  • Exhibitor Move-In

    1:00 PM—5:00 PM
    at Exhibit Hall E4, Mississippi Coast Convention Center
  • Event Registration and Member Services

    3:00 PM—5:00 PM
    at Exhibit Hall E4, Mississippi Coast Convention Center
  • Monday, September 23, 2019
  • Exhibit Hall Grand Opening and Networking Breakfast

    7:00 AM—8:00 AM
    at Exhibit Hall E4, Mississippi Coast Convention Center
  • First Time Attendees’ Orientation

    7:00 AM—7:30 AM
    at Room D1, Mississippi Coast Convention Center
  • Event Registration and Member Services

    7:00 AM—5:00 PM
    at Exhibit Hall E4, Mississippi Coast Convention Center
  • Region Presidents’ and Program Chairs’ Briefing

    7:30 AM—7:45 AM
    at Room D12, Mississippi Coast Convention Center
  • General Session

    8:00 AM—10:00 AM
    at Hall C, Mississippi Coast Convention Center
    Moderator: Lt. Scott Carnegie, Mississippi Department of Public Safety, CVSA President
    Color Guard Posting of Colors
    National Anthems
    Sponsor Recognition Lt. Scott Carnegie, Mississippi Department of Public Safety, CVSA President
    Introduction and Welcome Remarks
    CVSA President's Remarks Lt. Scott Carnegie, Mississippi Department of Public Safety, CVSA President
    State of the Alliance Collin Mooney, Executive Director, CVSA
    CVSA College Scholarship Recipients Recognition Collin Mooney, Executive Director, CVSA
    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
    President's Award(s) Lt. Scott Carnegie, Mississippi Department of Public Safety, CVSA President
    Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators (CCMTA), Compliance and Regulatory Affairs (CRA) Regulatory Update
    Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes (SCT) (Ministry of Communications and Transportation) Update
    Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Regulatory Update
    Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program (MCSAP) Awards
    Secretary Election Remarks Capt. John Broers, South Dakota Highway Patrol, CVSA Secretary

    Nominee's Remarks

     
  • Networking Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall

    10:00 AM—10:30 AM
    at Exhibit Hall E4, Mississippi Coast Convention Center
  • Program Meetings

    10:30 AM—12:00 PM
    at
     
    Cooperative Hazardous Materials Enforcement Development (COHMED) Room D1, Mississippi Coast Convention Center 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.
    Operation Airbrake (OAB) Room D3, Mississippi Coast Convention Center Operation Airbrake is a campaign dedicated to improving commercial motor vehicle brake safety.
    Operation Safe Driver (OSD) Room D12, Mississippi Coast Convention Center 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.
     
  • Lunch On Your Own

    12:00 PM—1:30 PM
    at
  • Membership Meetings

    1:30 PM—3:15 PM
    at
    Region I Jurisdictions (Government Only) Room D1, Mississippi Coast Convention Center 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) Room D3, Mississippi Coast Convention Center 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) Room D5, Mississippi Coast Convention Center Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Northern Mariana Islands, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin.
    Region IV Jurisdictions (Government Only) Room D12, Mississippi Coast Convention Center Alaska, Arizona, California, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Mexico, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.
    Region V Jurisdictions (Government Only) Room D10, Mississippi Coast Convention Center Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan and Yukon.
    Local Members Meeting (Government Only) Room D8, Mississippi Coast Convention CenterLocal members are members of local/municipal law enforcement agencies with at least one sworn enforcement personnel member or more.
    Associate Members Meeting Hall C, Mississippi Coast Convention Center 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.
     
  • Networking Refreshment and Snack Break in the Exhibit Hall

    3:15 PM—3:45 PM
    at Exhibit Hall E4, Mississippi Coast Convention Center
  • Region Meetings

    3:45 PM—5:30 PM
    at
    (Combined Government and Associate Member Facilitated Discussion)
    Region I Jurisdictions Room D1, Mississippi Coast Convention Center 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 Room D3, Mississippi Coast Convention Center Alabama, American Samoa, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.
    Region III Jurisdictions Room D5, Mississippi Coast Convention Center Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Northern Mariana Islands, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin.
    Region IV Jurisdictions Room D12, Mississippi Coast Convention Center Alaska, Arizona, California, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Mexico, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.
    Region V Jurisdictions Room D10, Mississippi Coast Convention Center Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan and Yukon.
     
  • Association Roundtable

    5:30 PM—6:30 PM
    at Room D12, Mississippi Coast Convention Center
    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 Networking Reception

    6:30 PM—8:30 PM
    at Exhibit Hall E4, Mississippi Coast Convention Center
  • Tuesday, September 24, 2019
  • Exhibit Hall Opening and Networking Breakfast

    7:00 AM—8:00 AM
    at Exhibit Hall E4, Mississippi Coast Convention Center
  • Event Registration and Member Services

    7:00 AM—5:00 PM
    at Exhibit Hall E4, Mississippi Coast Convention Center
  • Committee Chairs’ Briefing

    7:30 AM—7:45 AM
    at Room D12, Mississippi Coast Convention Center
  • Committee Meetings

    8:00 AM—10:00 AM
    at
    Driver-Traffic Enforcement Room D1, Mississippi Coast Convention Center 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.
    Information Systems Room D3, Mississippi Coast Convention Center The Information Systems Committee serves the information technology needs of commercial motor vehicle safety programs.
    Passenger Carrier Room D5, Mississippi Coast Convention Center The Passenger Carrier Committee works toward the goal of an environment free of passenger-carrier crashes on our roadways.
    Size and Weight Room D12, Mississippi Coast Convention Center 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 Room D10, Mississippi Coast Convention Center 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 in the Exhibit Hall

    10:00 AM—10:30 AM
    at Exhibit Hall E4, Mississippi Coast Convention Center
  • Committee Meetings

    10:30 AM—12:00 PM
    at
    (Continued) Same Meeting Room Assignments
  • Lunch On Your Own

    12:00 PM—1:30 PM
    at
  • Committee Meetings

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

    3:00 PM—3:30 PM
    at Exhibit Hall E4, Mississippi Coast Convention Center
  • Committee Meetings

    3:30 PM—5:30 PM
    at
    (Continued) Same Meeting Room Assignments
  • Wednesday, September 25, 2019
  • Exhibit Hall Opening and Networking Breakfast

    7:00 AM—8:00 AM
    at Exhibit Hall E4, Mississippi Coast Convention Center

  • Event Registration and Member Services

    7:00 AM—3:30 PM
    at Exhibit Hall E4, Mississippi Coast Convention Center
  • Committee Chairs’ Briefing

    7:30 AM—7:45 AM
    at Room D12, Mississippi Coast Convention Center
  • Committee Meetings

    8:00 AM—10:00 AM
    at
     
    Crash Data and Investigation Standards Room D1, Mississippi Coast Convention Center The Crash Data and Investigation Standards Committee will establish and promote uniform comprehensive crash investigation, reporting and data collection standards for all stakeholders.
    Enforcement and Industry Modernization Room D3, Mississippi Coast Convention Center 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.
    Hazardous Materials Room D5, Mississippi Coast Convention Center 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.
    Policy and Regulatory Affairs Room D12, Mississippi Coast Convention Center 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 Room D10, Mississippi Coast Convention Center 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.
     
  • Networking Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall

    10:00 AM—10:30 AM
    at Exhibit Hall E4, Mississippi Coast Convention Center
  • Committee Meetings

    10:30 AM—12:00 PM
    at
    (Continued) Same Meeting Room Assignments
  • Lunch On Your Own

    12:00 PM—1:30 PM
    at
  • Committee Meetings

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

    3:00 PM—3:30 PM
    at Exhibit Hall E4, Mississippi Coast Convention Center
  • Exhibit Hall Dismantle

    3:30 PM—5:30 PM
    at Exhibit Hall E4, Mississippi Coast Convention Center
  • Committee Meetings

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

    6:00 PM—9:00 PM
    at Event Deck, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino
  • Thursday, September 26, 2019
  • Networking Breakfast

    7:00 AM—8:00 AM
    at Promenade, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino
  • Region Presidents’ and Program Chairs’ Briefing

    7:30 AM—7:45 AM
    at Magnolia Ballroom B, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino
  • Program Meetings

    8:00 AM—10:00 AM
    at
     
    International Roadcheck Magnolia Ballroom E, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino International Roadcheck is a 72-hour annual event when CVSA-certified inspectors conduct inspections of commercial motor vehicles and drivers.
    Level VI Inspection Program Magnolia Ballroom G, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino The North American Standard Level VI Inspection Program is an inspection program specifically for transuranic waste and highway route controlled quantities (HRCQ) or radioactive material.
    North American Inspectors Championship (NAIC) Magnolia Ballroom C, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino The North American Inspectors Championship (NAIC) tests, recognizes and awards commercial motor vehicle inspector excellence.

  • Networking Refreshment Break

    10:00 AM—10:30 AM
    at Promenade, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino
  • Membership Meetings

    10:30 AM—12:00 PM
    at
    (Committee Action Item Discussion)
    Region I Jurisdictions (Government Only) Magnolia Ballroom G, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino 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.
    Region II Jurisdictions (Government Only) Magnolia Ballroom E, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino 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) Magnolia Ballroom C, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Northern Mariana Islands, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin.
    Region IV Jurisdictions (Government Only) Camellia Ballroom, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino Alaska, Arizona, California, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Mexico, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.
    Region V Jurisdictions (Government Only) Magnolia Ballroom D, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan and Yukon.
    Local Members Meeting (Government Only) Magnolia Ballroom B, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino Local members are members of local/municipal law enforcement agencies with at least one sworn enforcement personnel member or more.
    Associate Members Meeting Magnolia Ballroom A, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino 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 Azalea Ballroom, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino