skip to Main Content

Check Back for 2022 Program Available This Summer
Below is the program from last years’ event…

Conference Program Sponsored by Fleetworthy Solutions

Wednesday, September 8, 2021                                              
11:00 AM – 5:00 PM Registration Desk Open
1:00 PM Welcome and Introductions
Gary Petty, NPTC President & CEO
Tim Eckhardt, CTP, Chair-NPTC Safety Committee, Dot Transportation, Inc.
1:15 PM Keynote: What’s More Important to Safety: The Driver, Management, or Emerging Technologies?
Honorable Michael E. Graham, Member, National Transportation Safety Board
Speaker sponsored by IDELIC
2:15 PM Break
2:30 PM Trucking Issues & Opportunities Associated with Advanced Driver Assistance Systems
Dan Murray, SVP, American Transportation Research Institute
Speaker sponsored by Fleet Advantage
4:45 PM Break
4:15 PM COVID Lessons Learned: Protecting the Health and Safety of the Workforce
Charlie Fetters, Liberty Coca-Cola Beverages LLC
5:00 PM Open Evening for Fleet and Exhibitor Networking
Thursday, September 9, 2021
6:45 AM – 6:00 PM Registration Desk Open
7:00 AM Networking Continental Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall
8:00 AM Avoiding Nuclear Verdicts in Catastrophic Accident Cases
Scott Carey, Baker Donelson
Mark Barber, Baker Donelson
Presentation sponsored by Bluewire LLC
9:30 AM Break
9:45 AM Washington Report: Legislative & Regulatory Update, Sponsored by TransForce Group
Rick Schweitzer, NPTC General Counsel
11:00 AM NPTC National Driver All-Star Recognition, Sponsored by International Trucks
Tom Moore, CTP, NPTC Executive Vice President
12:00 Noon Networking Luncheon in the Exhibit Hall
2:00 PM Safety in the Round: Facilitated Roundtable Discussions

  • Effective Integration of In-Cab Cameras
    Facilitated by Eric DeJesus, CTP, Pitney Bowes
  • Working with Driver Training Schools to Combat the Driver Shortage and to Ensure a Safe Driver
    Facilitated by Greg Sikorski, KeHE Distributors
  • Driver Incentives 
    Facilitated by Scott Roberts, CTP, Daryl Flood Relocation & Logistics
  • Surviving a Focused DOT Audit
    Facilitated by Keith McWilliams, CTP, Core-Mark International
3:15 PM Break
3:30 PM Safety in the Round: Facilitated Roundtable Discussions

  • How to Hire and Develop an Effective Driver Coach
    Facilitated by Eddie Davis, CTP, Marathon Petroleum Company LP
  • Running an Effective Driver Meeting
    Facilitated by Mark Winters, CTP, Dot Transportation, Inc.
  • Strategies to Integrate Technology and Enhance Driver Engagement
    Facilitated by Keith Maisch, America’s Service Line, LLC
  • Safety Training for the Less Experienced Driver Workforce
    Facilitated by Aaron LeFever, Home City Ice
6:00 PM Networking Reception in the Exhibit Hall
Friday, September 10, 2021
7:00 AM Networking Continental Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall
8:00 AM Building a Safety Department from the Ground Up
Brian Johnston, CTP, Core-Mark International
8:45 AM Integrating Active Safety Technologies that Improve Safety
Tim Eckhardt, CTP, Dot Transportation, Inc.
9:30 AM Break
10:00 AM Safety Best Practices

  • Dispatchers and their Role in Safety – Steven Roberts, CTP, Deseret Transportation
  • Integrating Driver Management Technologies – Keith Frantz, CTP, ADM Trucking
  • Enhancing Driver Training – John Gillenwater, CTP, Home City Ice
  • Improving Site Safety – Kathy Fellenstein, CTP, International Paper
11:30 AM Conference Adjournment
Back To Top
Search