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

Date: 11/19/2019 7:45 AM - 11/20/2019 1:30 PM

Location: Hotel Northampton
6 King Street
Northampton, Massachusetts

Capacity:

24/125


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 Trucking 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

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.

 
Sponsors

The 2019 Summit is an opportunity to reach new clients in law enforcement, the trucking 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.

 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)

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

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

8:00 - 9:00 Registration, Exhibits, Continental Breakfast

9:00 - 10:15 Welcome Remarks and Opening Session

10:15 - 10:30 Break

10:30 - 12:00 Panel: Emerging Trends, Issues and Challenges in Commercial Vehicle Safety

12:00 - 1:30 Lunch and Keynote Speaker

1:30 - 3:00 Concurrent Session #1

3:00 - 3:15 Break/Exhibits

3:15 - 4:45 Concurrent Session #2

5:30 - 7:00 Welcome Reception

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

8:00 - 8:30 Continental Breakfast and Exhibits

8:30 - 9:00 Opening Session

9:00 - 10:30 Concurrent Session #3

10:30 - 10:45 Break/Exhibits

10:45 - 12:15 Concurrent Session #4

12:15 - 1:45 Lunch, Best Practices Panel and Closing Remarks

Schedule

Under development

Attendees
First Name Affiliation
Robin UMTC UMass Amherst
Cole UMTC UMass Amherst
Jennifer UMTC UMass Amherst
Benjamin UMTC UMass Amherst
Summer FMCSA Maryland Division
Karen Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (USDOT FMCSA)
Kevin Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (USDOT FMCSA)
Daniel Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (USDOT FMCSA)
Linda FMCSA Maryland Division
Christopher FMCSA Connecticut Division
Philip Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (USDOT FMCSA)
Philip FMCSA Maryland Division
Peter Massachusetts State Automobile Dealers Association
Kathy Massachusetts Association of Insurance Agents
Timothy Maine Motor Transport Association
Mike MTAC
Joe MTAC
Darlene Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles (CT DMV)
Daniel Delaware State Police
iliana Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles (CT DMV)
Vanita Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles (CT DMV)
Christopher Maryland Public Service Commission
L'Kiesha Maryland State Highway Administration (MD-SHA)
Jim MASCO