2019 Dangerous Goods Symposium Agenda

Updated: April 29, 2019


Wednesday, September 4, 2019
TimeAgenda
7:00 amBreakfast
8:00 amWelcome
8:15 amBenchmarking World Compliance
4th Global Confidence Outlook Survey Results
Peter Mackay, Hazardous Cargo Bulletin, Nick Carlone, IATA & Rob Finn, Labelmaster
9:15 amLittle Things Making a Big Difference — Safety and Compliance
David Ritchie, Corporate Safety Director, Great Dane Trailers
10:00 amBreak
10:30 amNorth American Regulatory Updates
49 CFR – Shane Kelley, PHMSA
Transport Canada - tbd
USPS – Vincent Desiderio
Department of Homeland Security – Sam Duchac & Mitch Payne
12:30 pmLunch
 Afternoon Workshops
 Track 1 - Training SolutionsTrack 2 - CarriersTrack 3 - Corporate Compliance Solutions
1:30 pmVirtual Reality in Training
Fredric Leger & Nick Carlone, IATA
Life After Acceptance - A Shipment's Journey
James Wyatt, Avialytics Aero
The Total Value of Compliance
A corporate panel on how to leverage the importance of compliance to gain resources in an organization etc.
3:00 pmBreak
3:30 pmVisual Learning and Social Media
Geoff Leach, DG Office, UK
Understanding and applying carrier variations/importance of the SDS in acceptance etc.
Tim Rogers – UPS
David Jones, FedEx
Peter Wagner, Purolator
Facilitator – Mike Hoysler
Audits and Assessments – A Hands on Walk through of an Audit
5:00 pmHave a great evening!


Thursday, September 5, 2019
TimeAgenda
7:30 amBreakfast
8:30 amBig Green Box – Lithium Battery Recycling and End of Life Transport
9:00 amThe Global Regulatory Landscape:
ICAO/IATA – Paul Horner
IMDG – Ross McLaughlin, DG Office
China – Terry Guo, BDG
UN update - PHMSA
GHS – Ben Barrett, DG Advisor, LLC
10:15 amBreak
10:45 amThe Global Regulatory Landscape Continues...
ICAO/IATA – Paul Horner, Dangerous Goods Safety Group (UK)
IMDG – Ross McLaughlin, DG Office
China – Terry Guo, BDG
UN update - PHMSA
GHS – Ben Barrett, DG Advisor, LLC
12:00 pmLunch
1:00 pmSupply Chain Innovations
New Technologies and Innovation in the Supply Chain
Frank McGuigan, Transplace
2:30 pmBreak
 Afternoon Workshops
  Track 1 - Training SolutionsTrack 2 - CarriersTrack 3 - Corporate Compliance Solutions
3:00 pmRail — Automated Routing by Population Density - SimulationPackaging Audits
Mike Hoysler
Automated Acceptance Procedures (DGS/Autocheck)
5:30-8:30 pmJoin us for Labelmaster Fest!
Network, Eat, Drink, Learn, & Have Fun

~ Howl at the Moon – 26 W. Hubbard Street, Chicago ~
Transportation will be provided.


Friday, September 6, 2019
TimeAgenda
7:30 amBreakfast
8:30 amLithium Batteries — Panel Discussion
Moderator – Geoff Leach, DG Office
Paul Horner, Dangerous Goods Safety Group
Tom Ferguson, Currie Associates
David Jones, FedEx
George Kerchner, PRBA
Big Green Box
9:30 amBreak
10:00 amLithium Batteries Panel Continues
11:45 am-NoonTown Hall
Conference Feedback and 2020 Announcement


Topics and speakers are subject to change.

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