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American Public Transportation Association

 2019 Risk Management Seminar Program


This program is preliminary and subject to change.

Last Updated: January 17

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Tuesday, February 26

Continental Breakfast

7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Legal Affairs and Risk Management: Why Are We Here Together?

8:30 - 9 a.m.

Risk Management and Legal Affairs Joint Session

Sexual Harassment: Leadership in the #MeToo Era

9 - 10:30 a.m.

Risk Management and Legal Affairs Joint Session

Insurance and Risk Management: Litigation, Investigation, Public Disclosures

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Risk Management and Legal Affairs Joint Session

Break

11:30 - 11:45 a.m.

Luncheon Keynote: Cyber Security Risk, Mitigation and Insurance

11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Risk Management and Legal Affairs Joint Session
Moderator
  • Kenneth Reed, ARM-P, AIC, Secretary, Risk Management Committee; Director of Risk Management, Ohio Transit Risk Pool, Wadsworth, OH
Keynote Speakers
  • Marlene Brehm, Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing, @RISK (At Risk) Technologies, Dallas, TX
  • Chris Warman, @RISK (At Risk) Technologies, Dallas, TX

Closing Remarks from Legal Affairs Committee Chair

1:30 - 1:45 p.m.

Risk Management and Legal Affairs Joint Session
Remarks
  • Anthony A. Anderson, Member, APTA Board of Directors; Chair, Legal Affairs Committee; Partner, Thompson Coburn LLP, Washington, DC

Opening Remarks and Welcome from Risk Management Committee Chair

1:45 - 2 p.m.
Remarks
  • Mark A. Emmons, Chair, Risk Management Committee; Director of Safety, Training & Security, Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation (IndyGo), Indianapolis, IN

ADA Update

2 - 3 p.m.
Moderator
  • Mark A. Emmons, Chair, Risk Management Committee; Director of Safety, Training & Security, Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation (IndyGo), Indianapolis, IN
Guest Speaker
  • David Knight, Trial Attorney, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC

Bus Operator Assaults

3 - 4:30 p.m.
Moderator
  • Mark A. Emmons, Chair, Risk Management Committee; Director of Safety, Training & Security, Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation (IndyGo), Indianapolis, IN
Panelists
  • Lisa Staes, Chair, Bus Safety Committee; Director, Transit Safety and Workforce Development Programs, Center for Urban Transportation Research/College of Engineering, Tampa, FL
  • Kevin P. Gaddis, Deputy Chief, Patrol Operations Bureau, Metro Transit Police, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, Washington, DC

Reception at Hotel

5:30 - 6 p.m.
 

Wednesday, February 27

Continental Breakfast

7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Autonomous Vehicle Technology

8:30 - 10 a.m.
Moderator
  • Mark A. Emmons, Chair, Risk Management Committee; Director of Safety, Training & Security, Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation (IndyGo), Indianapolis, IN
Guest Speaker
  • Maurice Bell, Vice President of Mobility Solutions, Keolis Transit America, Los Angeles, CA

Break

10 - 10:15 a.m.

Break sponsored by AON Risk Services

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Insurance Market Update

10:15 - 11:15 a.m.
Moderator
  • Susan V. Lockwood, ARM, Immediate Past Chair, Risk Management Committee; Manager of Risk and Claims, San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS), San Diego, CA

Luncheon

11:15 a.m. - 1 p.m.

What Happens When Something Happens and You Need to File a Claim?

1:45 - 3 p.m.

Session sponsored by March Networks

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Moderator
  • James Keane, Vice Chair, Risk Management Committee; General Manager, Operations Safety, Port Authority of NY & NJ, Jersey City, NJ
Panelists
  • John Connolly, Emergency Management Specialist/Public Assistance, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Region VI, Denton, TX
  • Juan J. Atayla, Congressional & Intergovernmental Affairs Liaison, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Region VI, Denton, TX

Break

2:30 - 3 p.m.

Break sponsored by Transdev North America

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AON Survey Update and Conversation

3 - 4:30 p.m.
Moderator
  • Kenneth Reed, ARM-P, AIC, Secretary, Risk Management Committee; Director of Risk Management, Ohio Transit Risk Pool, Wadsworth, OH
Panelists
  • Otis Tolbert, Rail & Transit Practice Leader, AON Risk Services, Baltimore, MD
  • Mario Richard, Actuary, AON Risk Services, Dallas, TX

Workers' Compensation and Employees Returning to Work

3:15 - 4:30 p.m.
Moderator
  • Susan V. Lockwood, ARM, Immediate Past Chair, Risk Management Committee; Manager of Risk and Claims, San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS), San Diego, CA
Guest Speaker
  • Sandy Rosenwinkel, Director of Workers' Compensation, Transdev North America, Lombard, IL

Reception

6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Sponsored by Alliant Insurance Services, Inc. and Price Forbes & Partners

 

Thursday, February 28

Continental Breakfast

7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Risk Management Committee Business Meeting and Elections

8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Chair, Mark A. Emmons

Closing Remarks from New Risk Management Committee Chair

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
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