2019 Dangerous Goods Symposium Agenda

Updated: July 3, 2019


Wednesday, September 4th, 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, Aeroconcept
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
Dave Bolton, Air Canada
  
Audits and Assessments – A Hands on Walk through of an Audit
5:00 pmHave a great evening!



Thursday, September 5th, 2019
TimeAgenda
7:30 amBreakfast
8:30 amLithium Battery Recycling and End of Life Transport - Big Green Box
9:00 amThe Global Regulatory Landscape:
Moderator - Brian Beetz, Labelmaster

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...
Moderator - Brian Beetz, Labelmaster

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

Don't let Dangerous Goods Handling stand in the way of an effective Omnichannel Shipping Strategy
Bob Liva, Pierbridge
2:30 pmBreak
 Afternoon Workshops
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm To be confirmedTo be confirmedAutomated Acceptance Procedures (DGIS/Autocheck) - Nick Carlone & Fred Leger, IATA
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 6th, 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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