Session Schedule

Learn from leaders in the Transportation Industry. What are the best practices in transportation SH&E management principles, controls and concepts? What are the best techniques and tools used to speed the development of and implementation of SH&E programs for the transportation industry? Who are the industry leaders in transportation safety and what are they doing differently from the others?

The Improving Fleet Safety Symposium will offer SH&E professionals an opportunity to participate in sessions and panel discussions on new challenges faced within the transportation industry and cutting edge management processes, best practices and processes that can be implemented to move their own programs, organizations, and career forward. The 1.5-day seminar is being hosted at the UPS Corporate Offices in Atlanta, Georgia.

Wednesday, September 12th

7:30-8:00am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00-8:40am Opening Remarks - General Session
- In-Vehicle Technology: Managing Crash Risk Before the Crash Occurs
8:40-9:20am How to Diagnose Fleet Safety Systems To Achieve Genuine Involvement, Exemplary Compliance, and Sustained Loss Reduction
9:20-10:00am Using Safety Programs to Retain Employees
10:00-10:15am Break
10:15-11:15am Round 1 Concurrent Sessions
  1A. Current Issues and Best Practices Hazardous Material Panel Discussion
  1B. Partnering with Communities to Improve Safety: Teen Driving Program
  1C. ANSI/ASSE Z15.1 Panel Discussion
  1D. Event Recorders: Big Brother or Best Friend?
11:30-12:30pm Concurrent Sessions Round 1 (Repeated)
12:30-1:30pm Lunch
1:30-2:30pm Round 2 Concurrent Sessions
  2A. Blood Pressure DownShift Program: Improving Safety Through Health and Wellness
  2B. Driver Issues: Mitigating Risk and Improving Safety
  2C. Are You Ready for DOT Compliance Review?
  2D. Smith System Driver Safety Program
2:55-3:55pm Round 2 Concurrent Sessions (Repeated)
4:10-5:00pm Measuring Fleet Safety Effectiveness - Benchmarks: What Are The Leaders In Fleet Safety Doing? What Separates The Best From The Rest?


Thursday, September 13th

7:30-8:00am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00-9:30am General Session
- RAPIDS: An Overview of New Technologies to Improve Transportation Safety
- Smart Vehicles and Other New Technologies: ITSA
9:30-9:45am Break
9:45-10:45 Round 3 Concurrent Sessions
  3A. Safety Training Redesign Program
  3B. Preparing for the Worst Case Scenario: Emergency Preparedness
  3C. Preparing for the Worst Case Scenario: How to Handle Media at an Emergency
  3D. Improving Driver Safety Through Feedback
11:00-12:00pm Round 3 Concurrent Sessions (Repeated)
12:00pm Networking Lunch and Adjourn