NSC 2016

NPTC 2016 National Safety Conference
September 15-16, 2016 - Dulles, Virginia

  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

 7:00 – 8:00 am  Continental Networking Breakfast
 8:00 – 8:15 am  Welcome and Opening Remarks
 Carol Heinowski
, Logistics Manager, Meijer, Inc.
 Chair, NPTC Safety Committee and Vice Chair, NPTC Board of Directors
 8:15 – 9:00 am  NTSB and the 'Most Wanted List'
 Honorable Earl F. Weener, NTSB Board Member
 9:00 – 9:45 am  Safety Policies & Protocols: Mitigating Factors in Truck Crashes
 Jeff Burns, Partner, Dollar, Burns & Becker, LC
 10:15 – 11:00 am  Fatigue Management
 Mike Noble, Senior Director, Private Fleet Safety, Wal-Mart Transportation, LLC
 11:15 – 12:00 noon  FMCSA Regulatory Update
 Rick Schweitzer, NPTC General Counsel
 12:00 – 2:00 pm  National Driver All Star Luncheon & Recognition Ceremony
Come honor those drivers who have demonstrated that they are at the top of their profession in terms of safety, compliance and customer service, sponsored by International Trucks. Bob Mann, Vice President, Dealer Sales, International Trucks, and Gary Petty, NPTC President & CEO, presenting.
 2:00 – 3:15 pm      Concurrent “Safety-in-the-Round” Discussions
In these open-forum sessions, participants share freely their challenges, resources and solutions in an atmosphere of trust and confidence. Discussions lead by subject matter experts.

  • Managing the Younger, Less Experienced Driver
    Michael Meyer, Director, Fleet Safety & DOT Compliance, Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirts

  • Electronic Logging Devices
    Cameron Hafer, CTP, Sr. Mgr., Transp. & DOT Compliance, Trans Papa Logistics

  • Driver Screening Protocols
    Laura Johnson, CTP, General Manager, NIC Federal

  • Driver Distraction Mitigation
    Randy Perry, CTP, National Fleet Safety Manager, Frito-Lay, Inc.
 3:30 – 4:45 pm  Concurrent "Safety-in-the Round" Discussions
In these open-forum sessions, participants share freely their challenges, resources and solutions in an atmosphere of trust and confidence. Discussions lead by subject matter experts.

  • Managing the Older, More Experienced Driver
    Nick Cindrich, CTP, CDS, Director, Enterprise Safety & DOT Compliance, CVS Health

  • Safety Training Programs
    Victor Hart, Director of Safety, Dot Transportation, Inc.

  • Driver Scorecarding and Technology Driven Safety Measures
    Byron Adkins, CTP, CDS, Director, Commercial Vehicle Compliance, Sunbelt Rentals, Inc.

  • Best Practices in Conducting Driver Safety Meetings
    Joe Laskowski, CTP, Director, Fleet Safety & Compliance, MedTrans, LLC

6:00 – 7:00 pm  Sponsored Networking Reception with refreshments and heavy hors d'oeuvres

  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

7:30 – 8:30 am  Continental Networking Breakfast
8:30 – 9:30 am  Using Advanced Technology to Radically Improve Safety
 Todd Porter, Vice President-Safety, Sentinel Transportation, LLC
9:45 – 10:30 am  Concurrent “Safety-in-the-Round” Discussions
In these open-forum sessions, participants share freely their challenges, resources and solutions in an atmosphere of trust and confidence. Discussions lead by subject matter experts.

  • Effective Orientation Programs
    Rick Abell, CTP, CDS, Sr. Mgr., Fleet Safety Compliance, MedTrans, LLC

  • Managing Multiple/Remote Locations
    Cameron Hafer, CTP, Sr. Mgr., Trans. & DOT Compliance, Trans Papa Logistics

  • Cultivating Support and Engagement from Upper Management
    Christie Lemoine, CTP, Sr. Operations Mgr., Oldcastle/Allied Building Products

  • How to survive a safety DOT audit or crash review
    Carol Heinowski, Logistics Manager, Meijer, Inc.
10:45 – 11:30 am  Case Study in Excellence: Advanced Data Analytics
 Brett Pulley, Safety Coordinator, The Britt Hunt Company, LLC
11:30 – 11:45 am  Wrap-Up and Concluding Remarks