REGISTRATION IS OPEN!
Members and guests are invited to attend Captive Connections Transportation Safety Conference featuring members from all five of Cottingham & Butler's Transportation Captives.
FEATURED CAPTIVE MEMBERS
HYATT REGENCY DALLAS CONFERENCE CENTER
MONDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2023
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM | Welcome Desk and Pre-Registration, Landmark Ballroom Foyer
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2023
7:00 AM | Registration & Breakfast, Landmark Ballroom Foyer
8:00 AM | Welcome & Introduction, Landmark Ballroom
Mark Fitzjerrells, SVP, Captives, Cottingham & Butler
Chad Hoppenjan, Assistant Vice President, Safety Management Services Company (SMSC)
9:00 AM | Captive Specific Breakout Sessions
- Safe Trucking
10:30 AM | Break
10:45 AM | Breakout Session A
1. Hands on Vehicle Inspections -
Discussion on what compliance officers look for during roadside inspections. A hands-on inspection of a tractor trailer will be completed.
2. Safety Onboarding Best Practices -
What safety topics do you address during your onboarding? A lively discussion of topics and best practices will be completed to help you strengthen your current process.
3. Hot Topics with FMCSA Compliance (Personal Conveyance, Clearinghouse, Vehicle Maintenance) -
With ever-changing rules and regulations, it is hard to stay on top of everything. This presentation will help answer your questions and bring you up to speed with the regulations and best practices of your fellow captive members.
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM | Buffet Lunch and Member Networking
1:00 PM | Breakout Session B
1. Hands on Vehicle Inspections
2. Safety Onboarding Best Practices
3. Hot Topics with FMCSA Compliance (Personal Conveyance, Clearinghouse, Vehicle Maintenance)
2:15 PM | Coaching and Accountability Using Technology
A member panel discussion will be completed. The focus will be on how carriers use their vehicle technology to get the most out of their investments.
3:15 PM | Break
3:30 PM | How Adults Learn
Gina Anderson, CEO and Co-Founder, Luma Brighter Learning
A leader in learning in transportation, Luma Brighter Learning leverages the best learning strategies, tools, and technology to inspire and engage learners that have resulted in safer drivers & work practices. In this presentation, they will share specific information processing and learning strategies that can assist in creating a safer workforce.
4:30 PM | Closing & Announcements
4:30 PM – 7:00 PM | Networking Reception, Landmark Circle
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2023
7:00 AM | Buffet Breakfast
8:00 AM | Trucking Best Practices
Jill Lange, Benefits Consultant, Employee Benefits, Cottingham & Butler
Join us for our presentation covering best practices for health insurance in the Transportation Industry. We will explore the crucial aspects of selecting and managing health insurance plans to optimize coverage and cost-effectiveness with support from our Annual Trucking Benchmark Survey. Additionally, we'll highlight the significance of regularly reviewing and updating insurance programs to adapt to changing healthcare needs and financial circumstances that are directly affecting recruiting and retention efforts. By focusing on these best practices, we aim to empower motor carriers to make well-informed choices and secure their health and financial well-being for the long-term.
9:00 AM | Physical Damage and Subrogation Claims. Everything You Need to Know!
Jeremy Goodall, Claims Manager, CBCS
This session will provide an overview of best practices related to first-party claims and how to work with your CBCS adjuster to get the best results!
10:00 AM | Break
10:15 AM | Winning Your Workers' Compensation Case
Chris Puetz, Senior Claims Specialist, Trainer, CBCS
Over the years we have talked extensively about how to handle workers’ compensation exposures, a lot of times how to ensure benefits are paid timely and the case progresses towards a return to work, but what about those cases where we deny compensability? This session will be talking about the steps necessary to successfully defend your workers’ compensation claim when it goes into litigation.
11:45 AM | Closing Thoughts
TRAVEL & ACCOMMODATIONS
HYATT REGENCY DALLAS
300 Reunion Blvd
Dallas, TX 75207
Please make your reservations by September 8th, 2023 in order to receive the group rate of $239 per night. If you are having issues reserving your room online, please call (214)-651-1234 and reference “Captive Connections”.
There is no cost to attend the Conference, but you are responsible for your travel costs to and from the meeting, as well as any costs related to your hotel accommodations.
No charge for cancellations up to 72 hours prior to arrival. No shows or cancellations within 72 hours will be charged a penalty of one night's stay.
DALLAS/FORT WORTH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - DFW
2400 Aviation Dr., DFW Airport, TX 75261
Approximately 25 minutes to hotel.
The Hyatt Regency does not offer an airport shuttle from the airport.
The overnight self-parking fee has been discounted to $16 per vehicle, per night, for Captive Connections attendees.