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American Public Transportation Association

 Program Overview

As of May 26, 2016

Please note that the schedule is preliminary and subject to change.

Sunday, June 12th

 

10:00 am - 3p.m.

Ground Zero Tour

Sponsored by the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey 

Continental breakfast will be provided.

Sponsored by Integrated Video Solutions LLC 

Monday, June 13th


7 a.m. – 12 noon

Registration

 

8 – 9 a.m.

Opening Session

CDTA Host Welcome:

  • Rick Vines, CDTA

 Presenters:

  • David M. Stackrow, Board Chairman, CDTA
  • Carm Basile, CEO - CDTA
  • Richard White, APTA Acting President & CEO

 

9:00  – 10:00 a.m.

Empowering the Risk Management Function with Technology

Moderator:

  • Joan Lynch, METRO Houston

Presenter:

  • Jeffrey Gehrke, Ventiv Technology

10:00 - 10:15 a.m.

Break

Sponsored by Bickmore

 

10:15 - 11:45 a.m. 

King County Metro Transit Comprehensive Safety System Review

Moderator: 

  • Catherine Wells, Bickmore

Presenters:

  • Marc Anderson, King County
  • Sean Cantanese, King County
  • Rob Ziegler, Terracon


11:45 - 1:15 p.m.

Lunch

Sponsored by AON Risk Services 

Keynote Address - MAP-21/FAST Act and SMS Update

Speaker:  Lynn Spencer, Director Office of System Safety, Office of Transit Safety and Oversight, FTA

 

1:15 – 2:15 p.m.

Safe Driving Standards, Accident Cost and Allocations

Moderator: 

  • James Keane, PANYNJ

Presenter:

  • Charles Halfen, ESIS

 

2:15  – 3:30 p.m.

Public Transit Benchmarking Initiative: A Call to All APTA Seminar Participants

Moderator: 

  • Gail Allen, AECOM/MTA Baltimore

Presenters:

  • Craig Bowlus, ARS Risk Pooling
  • Mario Richard, AON Global Risk Consulting

 
3:30 – 3:45 p.m.

Break

 

3:45 – 5 p.m.

Managing the 3-Ring Circus of On-Board Video Solutions

Moderator:

  • Rick Vines, CDTA

Presenters:

  • Toby Drysdale, Intergrated Video Solutions LLC

Latest Video Technology - Meeting the Challenge

  • Keith Winchester, March Networks, Inc.

 

6:00 - 9:00 p.m..

Cocktail Reception by Rose & Kiernan, Inc at the Albany Hilton

Tuesday, June 14th

 

8:00 – 9:15 a.m.

Interactive Workshop: The Little Spreadsheet that Could - Harnessing MS Excel in New Ways

Moderator: 

  • Joan Lynch, Metro Houston

Presenters:

  • Rick Denning, Shelter Island Risk
  • Walt Williams, Shelter Island Risk
  • Kim Young, Shelter Island Risk

BRING YOUR LAPTOPS AND TABLETS!!!

 

9:15  – 10:00 a.m.

Prescription Medications in WC Exposures & Solutions

Moderator:  

  • Mark Emmons, Indygo

Presenter: 

  • Matt Engels,  Corvel

10:00- 10:30 a.m.

Break

Sponsored by Shelter Island Risk Services

 

10:30 – 12:15 p.m.

Active Shooter Awareness, Preventive & Response

Moderator: 

  • John Givens, Lextran

Presenters:

  • Bill Parsons, Nine Lives Solutions

 
12:15 –1:30 p.m.

Lunch

Co-Sponsored by March Networks, Inc & APTA

Keynote Address: Law Enforcement and Transit Agencies - The Importance

of a Strong Relationship

Speaker: Sheriff Craig Apple, Albany County

 

1:30 – 2:30 pm.

The Disaster of Mass Evacuation

Moderator:

  • Mike Nyren, CAP Metro Austin 

Presenters:

  • Brock Long, Hagerty Consulting

 

2:30 - 3:15 pm.

Contract Compliance: Predicting Your Ability to Transfer Risk & Loss

Moderator: 

  • Catherine Wells, Bickmore

Presenters:

  • Rich Hogan, Business Credentialing Services
  • Jennifer Moran, Business Credentialing Services


3:15 - 3:30 p.m.

Break

 

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Insurance Market Update - Cyber Risk Update

Moderators:

  • Tracie McNeil, CDTA

Presenters: 

  • Sean Hickey, Rose & Kiernan, Inc
  • Charles Bellingrath, ARC Express
​4:30 - 5:00 p.m.

​Risk Management Committee Meeting, Roundtable and Open Forum Discussion

Moderators:

  • Joan Lynch, , METRO Houston 
  • Mark Emmons, INDYGO
  • Jim Keane, PANYNJ

6 p.m.

Dinner at Canali's Rotterdam, NY sponsored by Alliant & Price Forbes

Wednesday, June 15th

 

8:30 - 9:30 a.m.

 

 

Cyber Security: What Organizations Need to Worry About

Moderator: 

  • Kathy Brittin, Bi-State Development

Presenter:

  • Will Clark, CSC
​9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Terrorism Marketplace Update

Moderator:

  • Mark Held, San Diego MTS

Presenter:

  • Otis Tolbert, AON Risk Solutions
  • Mark Leverick, AON Risk Solutions

 

 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Wrap Up!

  • Joan Lynch, Chair
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