7:30 AM Registration/Check-In
8:00-8:30 AM Networking, Continental Breakfast
8:30-9:45 AM Welcome and Opening Session
- PA FMCSA discusses 18-CARAT & outreach programs, Entry Level Driver Training Requirements, Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse Update.
- PA State Police Discusses Out-of-Service Criteria and Roadside Inspections.
- SCORE Overview - Small Business Development
9:45-10:00 AM Break to Move into Breakout Sessions
10:00-12:00 PM This segment will be two separate group sessions.
Group 1 Mechanics - Vehicle Inspection (Wolf’s Bus Lines)
Group 2 Other – Busing on the Lookout presentation & Saucon Technology will present "Telematics: Doing More With Less Resources in Your Operation While Maintaining a Solid Safety Record and Culture" (Fire Hall).
12:00-1:30 PM Buffet Lunch, Networking, Visit with Sponsors at their tables and bus manufacturers outside to check out what is new in the coach models. We will also have a classic bus visiting from the Museum of Bus Transportation (Fire Hall).
1:30-1:45 PM Break to Move into Breakout Sessions
1:45-3:30 PM This segment will also be broken into two separate group sessions.
Group 1 Mechanics – Getting Buses Road-Ready! (Wolf’s Bus Lines).
Group 2 Other – The Driving Force (Driver Recruiting & Retaining) (Fire Hall).
The deadline to register is August 1, 2021.