Commercial Vehicle Safety Summit - Best Practices for Industry & Law Enforcement Partnerships

Date: 11/19/2019 7:45 AM - 11/20/2019 2:00 PM

Location: Hotel Northampton
6 King Street

Northampton, Massachusetts

Capacity:

71/125


Overview

The University of Massachusetts Traffic Safety Research Program (UMassSafe), with support from the FMCSA, will be hosting the Commercial Vehicle Safety Summit - Best Practices for Industry & Law Enforcement Partnerships on November 19-20, 2019 in Northampton, Massachusetts. The Summit will feature demonstrations of innovative programming and technologies for reducing roadway crashes, while also providing a venue for the exchange of ideas and resources between safety stakeholders and industry.

Representatives from Truck & Bus Associations/Industry, Law Enforcement, FMCSADrivers Licensing Agencies, and Universities within the Eastern Service Center region are invited to attend.

Please join us and learn about the prevention of crashes involving large trucks and buses utilizing partnerships between law enforcement and industry! During this Summit, these groups will be sharing best practices and practical know how.

Register today! Click the Registration tab above.

If you have any questions, or would like to be added to our mailing list, please contact Ben Yeager at benyeager@umass.edu.

Topics

  • Marijuana Decriminalization
  • Autonomous Vehicles
  • Driver Retention & Industry Shortages
  • Emerging Safety Technology

Best Practices

  • CMV Driver Drug Use & Possession
  • Non-Enforcement Site Visits
  • Enforcement Interactions with Drivers/Companies
  • Employer Notification Systems

Seeking Speakers

We are looking for engaging and dynamic presentations that share best practices and partnerships between the truck & bus industry, law enforcement, state driver's licensing agencies and/or universities towards reducing CMV crashes. If you are interested in presenting at the 2019 Commercial Vehicle Safety Summit, please submit an abstract using this form.

This material is based upon work supported by the FMCSA under a cooperative agreement, FM-MHP-0399-18-01-OC.

Registration
Amount

$150.00
Register by 10/1/2019
Summit Attendee Registration

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Waived
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FMCSA Registration

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If you are having trouble with registration, please call 413-545-2604 for assistance.

Sponsor Fees
Amount

$2,500.00
Register by 11/19/2019
Namesake Sponsor

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$1,000.00
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Partner Sponsor

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$600.00
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Exhibitor

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$300.00
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Non-Profit Exhibitor

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Sponsors

The 2019 Summit is an opportunity to reach new clients in law enforcement, the truck and bus industry and State and federal government. Representatives involved in all aspects of commercial vehicle safety & operations attend our events for networking opportunities and learning about innovative tools and strategies. As a result, sponsoring at our Summit will provide an exceptional platform for introducing your company to the regulatory entities, as well as other leaders leaders and trendsetters in commercial vehicle safety.

 NAMESAKE SPONSOR - $2,500

  • Your Logo and Recognition as a Namesake Sponsor on the Conference Program Cover
  • Full Page Acknowledgment in the Conference Program
  • Your Logo on Event Exhibitor Website Page (Including Link to Your Organization’s Website)
  • Your Logo on Event Email and Direct Mail Marketing Materials
  • Namesake Sponsor Thank You Announcement at Beginning & End of the Conference
  • Special Recognition at Registration Booth Denoting Conference Sponsorship
  • Table Top Exhibitor Display Space with 8 Foot Skirted Table
  • Includes 2 Complimentary Summit Registrations (Including Breakfast, Lunch and Breaks)

PARTNER SPONSOR - $1,000

  • Recognition as a Partner Sponsor
  • Acknowledgement in the Conference Program
  • Your Logo on Event Exhibitor Website Page (Including Link to Your Organization's Website)
  • Sponsor Thank You Announcement at Beginning of the Conference
  • Special Recognition at Registration Booth Denoting Conference Sponsorship
  • Includes 1 Complimentary Summit Registration (Including Breakfast, Lunch and Breaks)

Additional information on the City of Northampton and the Hotel Northampton is available under the Venue tab.

To secure your Sponsorship, please contact Kathryn (donnelly@umass.edu or 413-230-6791). Space is limited, so please reserve ASAP.

 

Exhibitors

 

The 2019 Summit is an opportunity to reach new clients in law enforcement, the truck and bus industry and State and federal government. Representatives involved in all aspects of commercial vehicle safety & operations attend our events for networking opportunities and learning about innovative tools and strategies. As a result, exhibiting at our Summit will provide an exceptional platform for introducing your company to the regulatory entities, as well as other leaders leaders and trendsetters in commercial vehicle safety.

EXHIBITOR - $600 for profit and $300 for non-profit

  • Table Top Display Space with 8 Foot Skirted Table, One Chair and One Waste Paper Basket
  • Additional Considerations (electrical, chairs, location) on Request
  • Includes 1 Complimentary Summit Registration (Including Breakfast, Lunch and Breaks)

Exhibitors will be located in the Northampton Room where breakfast and break refreshments will be served in order to give the most exposure to all our exhibitors.

Additional information on the City of Northampton and the Hotel Northampton is available under the Venue tab.

To secure your Sponsorship or Exhibitor space, please contact Benjamin Yeager (benyeager@umass.edu or 413-577-0419). Space is limited, so please reserve ASAP.

 
Event Details

Summit Registration

The registration fee is $150 and includes breakfast, lunch and snack breaks for each day.

 Application for Registration Fee Waiver

Hotel Accommodations

This event is a MCSAP travel eligible expense.

A limited number of Attendee Travel Grants are available. Please complete the linked form for consideration.

 

Hotel Northampton

 Limited rooms available at this location, please reserve hotel accommodations as soon as possible. 

$110.00 per night - Check in 11/18, Check Out 11/20. 

36 King Street, Northampton, MA 01060

 Website: https://reservations.hotelnorthampton.com/hna/availability.asp

Use the Special Rate Code - Group/Block: 111819SAFE

 Phone: (800) 547-3529 - mention the 'Commercial Vehicle Summit 2019' block

Fairfield Inn & Suites (Overflow Hotel)

115A Conz St, Northampton, MA 01060

Website: www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/bdlnh-fairfield-inn-and-suites-springfield-northampton-amherst/

Phone: (413) 587-9800

Travel

Summit Location:

Hotel Northampton, 36 King Street, Northampton, MA 01060

Airport Information:

Bradley International Airport (BDL) - 35 miles south of event

Uber/Lyft Available (<$50)

 

This material is based upon work supported by the FMCSA under a cooperative agreement, FM-MHP-0399-18-01-OC.

Venue

Hotel Northampton

36 King Street, Northampton, MA

$110.00 per night - Check in 11/18, Check Out 11/20

Limited rooms available at this location, please reserve hotel accommodations as soon as possible.

The Hotel Northampton is easily reached by car via Interstate 91, 35 miles North from Bradly International Airport (Uber/Lyft available, <$50). Just steps from the front door, you will find an array of art galleries, specialty shops, unique boutiques, exciting nightlife, and fabulous dining.

Website: https://reservations.hotelnorthampton.com/hna/availability.asp  

Use the Special Rate Code - Group/Block: 111819SAFE

Phone: (800) 547-3529 - mention the 'Commercial Vehicle Summit 2019' block

A limited number of Attendee Travel Grants are available. Please complete the linked form for consideration.


Northampton, Massachusetts

Our local city offers a lifestyle rich in cultural, artistic, academic, and professional resources. Surrounded by the natural beauty of the winding Connecticut River and the gentle mountains of nearby Mount Holy and Mount Tom ranges, our downtown center is one of the most vibrant in New England. The superb quality of life in Northampton contributes to a strong and diversified economic base. Northampton is unique in the number of independently owned businesses that comprise our business community.
Agenda

Below is a sampling of the topics and speakers

Keynote Speaker: Robert Molloy, Ph.D., Director, Office of Highway Safety at National Transportation Safety Board

Roundtable Discussion: Emerging Trends, Issues and Challenges in Commercial Vehicle Safety

Speakers to be Determined

  • FMCSA
  • ATRI
  • ATA
  • State Law Enforcement

Panel:  Connected and Highly Automated Commercial Vehicles

  • Automation, Challenges, and Commercial Vehicle Applications, Dr. Eric Jackson, Connecticut Transportation Safety Research Center
  • Preparing for Highly Automated Vehicles – Moving America Forward: Next-Gen Truck Freight Transport – Skip Yeakel, Volvo
  • Government Planning for Autonomous Vehicles – Deputy, Mark Savage, Colorado State Patrol

     

Panel:  Decriminalization of Marijuana and Potential Impact on CMV Drivers & Carriers

  • Marijuana Legalization and Impaired Driving: Solutions for Protecting our Roadways, ATRI Study Looks at Legal Marijuana's Impact on Fleet Operations - Rebecca Brewster, ATRI
  • Exploring Impaired Driving Among Commercial Drivers - Nic Ward, Center for Health and Safety Culture, Montana State University
  • Impact on CMV Drivers and Carriers - Captain Tom Foster, WSP Commercial Vehicle Division

 

Topics to be included

  • Best Practices: Drivers and Companies Interacting with Law Enforcement
  • Human Trafficking
  • Distracted Driving
  • Work Zone Safety
  • Troops in Truck
  • Employer Notification Systems (ENS)
  • Utilizing Forward Facing and Driver Facing Cameras to Improve Safety
  • Safety Vehicle Technology Advancements in Industry
  • Sampling of Safety Programming in Large Companies
  • Emerging Legal Issues and Risk Management
  • Collision Avoidance Technologies
Schedule

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

8:00-900              Registration, Exhibits, Continental Breakfast 

9:00-10:30           Welcome Remarks, Keynote and Opening Roundtable Discussion

10:30-11:00         Break/Exhibits

11:00-12:15         Workshop Concurrent Session 1A and B

12:15-1:45           Lunch with Keynote Speaker

1:45-3:00             Workshop Concurrent Session 2A and B

3:00-3:15             Break/Exhibits

3:15-4:30             Panel: Connected and Highly Automated Commercial Vehicles

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

8:00-8:30:           Continental Breakfast and Exhibits

8:30-8:45:           Opening Remarks

8:45-10:15:         Panel: Decriminalization of Marijuana and Potential Impact on CMV Drivers & Carriers

10:15-10:30        Break/Exhibits

10:30-12:00        Workshop Concurrent Session 3A and B

12:00-1:30          Closing Luncheon Discussion – Partnerships, Engagement and Safety Culture

Attendees
First Name Affiliation
Robin UMTC UMass Amherst
Cole UMTC UMass Amherst
Jennifer UMTC UMass Amherst
Benjamin UMTC UMass Amherst
Eric Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (USDOT FMCSA)
Summer FMCSA Maryland Division
Karen Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (USDOT FMCSA)
Kevin Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (USDOT FMCSA)
ADRIAN FMCSA Puerto Rico Division
Timothy FMCSA Pennsylvania Division
Daniel Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (USDOT FMCSA)
Craig FMCSA Virginia Division
Linda Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (USDOT FMCSA)
Alan Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (USDOT FMCSA)
Christopher FMCSA Connecticut Division
Richard FMCSA Maryland Division
Thomas Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (USDOT FMCSA)
Taft Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (USDOT FMCSA)
Thomas Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (USDOT FMCSA)
Thomas Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (USDOT FMCSA)
Brodie Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
Michael FMCSA West Virginia Division
Ture Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (USDOT FMCSA)
Steven Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (USDOT FMCSA)
Christopher Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (USDOT FMCSA)
Joseph FMCSA Virginia Division
Philip Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (USDOT FMCSA)
Philip FMCSA Maryland Division
Michael FMCSA West Virginia Division
Peter Massachusetts State Automobile Dealers Association
Cameron C&J Bus Lines
Kathy Massachusetts Association of Insurance Agents
Timothy Maine Motor Transport Association
Sarah New England Tractor Trailer Training School (NETTTS) - RI
Mike Motor Transport Association of Connecticut (MTAC)
Carl FedEx Ground
Kate Trucking Association of New York (TANY)
Kylla Truckers Against Trafficking
Michael Boyle Transportation
Donna C&J Bus Lines
Jamie C&J Bus Lines
Joe C&J Bus Lines
Brian Drivewyze
Ken United Motorcoach Association
Mark Colorado State Patrol
Christopher C&J Bus Lines
Joe Motor Transport Association of Connecticut (MTAC)
Paul PrePass Safety Alliance
Tricia FedEx Ground
Steve PrePass Safety Alliance
Steven NH State Police
Donald Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles (CT DMV)
William New Hampshire State Police
Charles University of Connecticut
Eric University of Connecticut
Darlene Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles (CT DMV)
Paul Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles (CT DMV)
Brandon Connecticut Transportation Institute
Daniel Delaware State Police
Kenneth New Hampshire State Police
Iliana Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles (CT DMV)
Vanita Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles (CT DMV)
Sean Virginia State Police
Rebecca American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI)
Thomas Washington State Patrol
Christopher Maryland Public Service Commission
L'Kiesha Maryland State Highway Administration (MD-SHA)
Robert National Transportation Safety Board
Jim Medical Academic and Scientific Community Organization (MASCO)
Skip Volvo Group North America