CMV Safety Summit: Innovative Best Practices to Prevent Crashes

Date: 11/13/2024 8:00 AM - 11/14/2024 2:00 PM

Location: Sheraton Springfield
One Monarch Place

Springfield, Massachusetts

Capacity:

42/200



Overview
The University of Massachusetts Traffic Safety Research Program (UMassSafe), with support from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), will host the fourth Commercial Vehicle Safety Summit - Innovative Best Practices for Law Enforcement, Research & Industry to Prevent Crashes on November 13-14, 2024 in Springfield, Massachusetts. With the goal of promoting best practices across the Eastern Service Center, the Summit will showcase innovative programming from a variety of disciplines to enhance collaboration, improve safety, and prevent crashes involving large trucks and buses.

 

You are invited!  Representatives from law enforcement, research, freight and technology industries, and regulatory and licensing agencies, within the Eastern Service Center region, and beyond, are invited to attend. 

Apply to present at the Summit! We are currently seeking speakers and panelists to present on innovative programming and initiatives at the 2024 Summit. If you are interested in being considered to present at the Summit, please complete this form and an organizer will be in touch with you.

Share your work!  If you are interested in sharing your agency's programming initiatives for display at the Summit, please submit for consideration by completing this form. Best practice displays, content-expert testimonies and posters are encouraged.  

Register! Click the green button on the "Registration" tab. You will be prompted to log in or create an account if you have not attended a previous UMass Transportation Center event. You can opt to pay by credit card or invoice; payment is not collected on this site. A confirmation email with a credit card payment link will be sent after completing enrollment. 

Fee waivers are available for the $150 registration cost; priority to those volunteering to share their work, as well as organizations in which funding would be a barrier to attending. Click here to apply for a fee waiver. Limited travel reimbursement grants are available. Click here to apply for a travel grant.

Questions or Comments?  Please contact Benjamin Roney-Yeager at benyeager@umass.edu

Title VI Compliance  This material is based upon work supported by the FMCSA under a cooperative agreement, FM-MHP-0768-23-01-00.
Registration
Amount

$150.00
Register by 12/1/2024
Summit Registration ~ Private Organizations

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Summit Registration ~ Public Agencies

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Waived
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FMCSA Staff (If you do not have an existing login, be sure to select the relevant FMCSA division from the prepopulated drop-down list, do not create a new organization)

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If you are having trouble registering, please email admin@umasstransportationcenter.org or call (413) 545-2604 for assistance.

Please be advised, cancellations must be received no later than 7 days prior to the event, or the registration fee will not be refunded.

 
Sponsor/Exhibit

Sponsoring or exhibiting at the 2024 Northeast Commercial Vehicle Safety Summit provides an opportunity to reach new clients in the FMCSA, other federal and state government entities, federal and state trucking associations, law enforcement, state drivers licensing agencies, and trucking industries. Over 200 representatives involved in all aspects of commercial motor vehicle safety will be attending the Summit for the sole purpose of networking and learning about cutting edge tools and strategies. As a result, sponsoring and/or exhibiting at the Summit will provide an exceptional platform for introducing your company to the leaders and innovators of commercial motor vehicle safety.

PARTNER SPONSOR - $1,000

  • Your logo and recognition as a sponsor on the conference program cover
  • Full page acknowledgement in the conference program
  • Your logo on the Summit's sponsor/exhibitor website page (including a link to your organization's website)
  • Your logo on event email and direct mail marketing materials
  • Sponsor thank you announcement at the beginning of the Summit
  • Special recognition at registration booth denoting Summit sponsorship
  • Table top display space with eight-foot skirted table, one chair and one waste paper basket (additional chairs and special considerations such as electrical outlets available upon request)
  • Includes two complimentary Summit registrations (including breakfast, lunch, and breaks)

EXHIBITOR - $400 (for profit) / $225 (non-profit)

  • Table top display space with eight-foot skirted table, one chair and one waste paper basket
  • Additional chairs are available on request
  • Indicate any special considerations and requests, including electrical outlets
  • Includes one complimentary Summit registration (including breakfast, lunch and breaks)

To apply to be an exhibitor or sponsor, please complete this form.

Travel

Nearest Airport

Bradley International (BDL)

Hartford, Connecticut
20 miles south of hotel
Schoephoester Rd, Windsor Locks, CT 06096

Covering Expenses

Hotel

Sheraton Springfield  info link

One Monarch Place, Springfield, MA 01144

Hotel Room Block - To book a room at the group block rate of $139, please use this link. Government Rate - To book a room at the government rate of $122, please use this link. (Government ID is required for check-in)

Parking 

A parking garage is located adjacent to the hotel. An additional parking garage is connected by an enclosed bridge. 

Overnight: $19.95

Discounted Day Guests: $10 

Springfield, Massachusetts

Springfield has a long history of innovation, including being home to the first American-made automobile as well as the birthplace of basketball, earning it the moniker the City of Firsts. A diverse and culturally vibrant city, Springfield sports a number of museums, restaurants, and entertainment venues, including the MGM Springfield.

 

 



This material is based upon work supported by the FMCSA under a cooperative agreement, FM-MHP-0768-23-01-00.

Schedule

Schedule - Coming Soon

Tuesday, November 12, 2024  -  travel day

Wednesday, November 13, 2024  -  day one

Thursday, November 14, 2024  - day two

Agenda

Agenda - Coming Soon

Speakers, schedule and agenda for the 2024 Summit will be forthcoming. 

Check out the Commercial Vehicle Safety Technical Assistance Center (CV-STAC) website for more resources and sampling of content from the previous Summits.

Attendees
First Name Affiliation
Jennifer UMass Transportation Center (UMTC)
Robin UMass Transportation Center (UMTC)
Benjamin UMass Transportation Center (UMTC)
Patrick Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) (ME)
William Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) (VA)
Joe Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)
Summer Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) (MD)
Edward Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)
Kristofer Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) (MD)
Kevin Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)
Amanda Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) (MA)
Linda Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)
Aaron Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) (ME)
Stephen Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) (MD)
Richard Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) (MD)
Thomas Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)
Robert Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) (MD)
Breanna Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)
Michael Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) (VA)
Ellise Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) (MD)
Gregory Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) (PA)
Steven Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)
Adam Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) (VT)
Christopher Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)
Philip Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)
John Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) (MA)
Michael Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) (WV)
Matt Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VA)
Jamie C&J Bus Lines
Amy Maine State Police - Troop K
Cameron C&J Bus Lines
Randall Maine State Police - Troop K
Paul Private Citizen
Erin Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VA)
Ben C&J Bus Lines
Christopher Maine State Police - Troop K
Dan Casella Waste Systems
Gary National Judicial College
Charles Johnston Police Department (RI)
Shawn Virginia State Police
Brenda North Dakota State University (CO)