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2015 NCTA Councils Annual Conference

  • 02 Sep 2015
  • 06 Sep 2015
  • Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes, Myrtle Beach SC


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • Early Bird until August 18, 2015.

North Carolina Trucking Association

Safety & Human Resources and Technology & Maintenance Annual Conference

"Your Road to Safety & Success from the Shop to the Scene"

Registration Closed and Hotel Block Full.  Please call NCTA to inquire on Availability. 919-281-2745



Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort &

Spa at Grande Dunes

8400 Costa Verde Drive, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572



 September 2 -6, 2015






Conference Registration Fees:

Member Early Bird Registration Fee through August 18, 2015

$199.00 includes Spouse/Companion


Member Registration Fee after August 18, 2015

$250.00 includes Spouse/Companion


Non-Member: First time attending.  Must contact Julie Alascio to obtain registration code. Fee through
August 18, 2015

$250.00 includes Spouse/Companion


Non-Member Registration Fee after August 18, 2015.  Must contact Julie Alascio to obtain registration code.

$300.00 includes Spouse/Companion 


Note: For the Technology and Maintenance Managers who have not previously attended you may need to contact Julie Alascio at 919-281-2745 for your sign in password to register for the conference. 



Children are welcome to attend the Banquet and/or the Luau. The fee per child is $35.00 for each event.


Sponsorships are available.  Click here to become a sponsor.


Hotel Reservation Information:

Group rate $179.00 excluding taxes & resort fee.  Group rate is available September 2nd through September 7th, 2015.  The call in and on-line reservation information will be included in the conference registrations confirmation email.  


Hotel Reservation must be made by Wednesday, August 18th, 2015. 



Golf Registration Fees (Member's Expense) & Sponsorships available:


Arcadian Shores Golf Club. 


$60 for individual to play.  Includes a box lunch at the golf club- be sure to include your handicap on the registration form.


$100 Hole Sponsor Available


Conference Agenda   *subject to change   

Wednesday September 2, 2015

3:00pm - 6:00pm Registration


Thursday September 3, 2015

7:00am-5:00pm - Registration

7:00am - 7:45pm - Continental Breakfast

8:00am - 11:30pm - Federal Vehicle Inspection -NCSHP Mark Herring "Maintenance Compliance/Investigation Overview"


LUNCH - On Own 


1:30pm - 3:30pm - Federal Vehicle Inspection - NCSHP Mark Herring "Being Prepared for Roadside Inspections"


6:00pm - 7:00pm - Welcome Reception/Exhibit Hall


Friday September 4, 2015

7:00am - 7:45am - Continental Breakfast/Exhibit Hall

8:00am - 11:30am - General Session

 “Mock Trial Disputed Liability Accident Case" conducted by Ben Greenberg and William Bulfer - Teague Campbell Dennis & Gorham, LLP


LUNCH - On Own

1:30pm - 3:30pm - "Truckers Against Trafficking" - Kendis Paris

As the eyes and ears of our nations highways, the trucking industry could play a profound role in assisting law enforcement in detecting and reporting potential sex trafficking situations.  Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT) exists to educate, equip, empower, and mobilize members of the trucking and travel plaza industry to combat domestic sex trafficking.

Learn how to make TAT a regular part of training/orientation so that when they suspect human trafficking they can call and report what they know.

  • Partner with law enforcement to facilitate the investigation of human trafficking.
  • Marshal the resources of the trucking industry to help combat this crime.

1:30pm - 3:30pm - "Managing your Maintenance Program to reduce your compliance and claim exposures"    Don Stark -National Interstate Insurance Company and Gary Bunn- Mayberry Safety Solutions

  • FMCSA Maintenance Regulatory Requirements
  • Managing Maintenance Risk Exposures

5:00pm - 8:00pm- Dinner - "Luau on the Veranda"      


Saturday September 5, 2015

7:00am -7:45am - Continental Breakfast/Exhibit Hall


8:00am - 11:30am General Session

"Evidence Preservation Panel", Kevin Chignell - Parker, Poe Adams, & Bernstein, LLP / John Nunnally - Ragsdale Liggett, PLLC / Chip Campbell - Cranfill, Sumner & Hartzog, LLP

  • How to document & protect the scene
  • What facts/questions need to be uncovered
  • Investigation protocol
  • How to maintain confidentiality
  • How to initiate and manage a litigation hold
  • The consequences of failing to preserve evidence 


9:00am - 11:00am - Ladies Bingo* 

12:00pm - 5:00pm - Golf Outing (Member's Expense), Be sure to register and list handicap if you are playing.

6:00pm - 7:00pm -  Reception

7:00pm - 9:00pm - Awards Banquet

8:30 - 9:00pm - Awards Presentation



Sunday September 6, 2015


7:30am - 8:00am - Continental Breakfast/Exhibit Hall

8:00am - 10:15am - General Session       


FMCSA Update - Jon McCormick


NC State Highway Patrol Update:  Major Babb, & Lt. Massey


Industry Update - NCTA Chairman Al Ganey


10:30am - 11:30am - 

Safety Human Resources and Technology & Maintenance Council Membership Sessions and SHRC & TMC Board of Directors Elections


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