BISC - Winter Meeting 2016
Louisville, KY, United States

The Bus Industry Safety Council is your forum to address the latest safety and compliance topics that affect motorcoach operations.

Download a Winter BISC Registration Form

BISC Meetings Include:

  • Presentations on the topics that matter, such as the new compliance reviews, changes to CSA, ADA compliance, and medical cards.
  • Top speakers. Administrators of FMCSA, TSA, and NHTSA have all spoken at recent BISC meetings.
  • A focused thematic approach linking the sessions - the theme for the 2016 Winter meeting is "Training and Technology"
  • Open access to the Marketplace exhibit floor, featuring products, services, and new-coach exhibits
  • Education seminars and networking opportunities
  • Fun Marketplace evening events

Schedule:

Date Time Session/Activity Location
Sat., Jan. 9 12 pm - 2pm

BISC Executive Committee Meeting

201
Sat., Jan. 9 11 am - 12 pm ABA Operations Track Education Session:
New Gadgets and Gizmos Improving Motorcoach Safety
L8
Sat., Jan. 9 12:30 - 1:30 pm

ABA Operations Track Education Session:
How Secure is Your Operation, Conducting a Company Security Assessment

L8
Sat., Jan. 9 2 - 3 pm ABA Operations Track Education Session:
Taking Steps to Assure Customers, Preserve Industry Relationships While Securing Your Operations
L8
Sat., Jan. 9 5 pm - 6 pm BusMARC/BISC Joint Orientation Session L15
       
Date Time Session/Activity  
Sun., Jan. 10 8:30 am - 10 am BISC Committee Meeting:
Government Activities Review Committee
L15
Sun., Jan. 10 9 am - 10 am ABA Operations Track Education Session: 
Understanding the Epidemic of Bus Fires, How Each Employee in Your Company Plays a Role
L4
Sun., Jan. 10 9 am - 10 am BISC Topical Session:
National Transportation Safety Board Updates: What More Could Be Learned From On-Board Recorders and other Recommendations
L5
Sun., Jan. 10 10 am - 10:30 am Break  
Sun., Jan. 10 10:30 am - 12 pm BISC/IMG Opening General Session L15
Sun., Jan. 10 12:20 pm - 2:15 pm All-Delegate Lunch  
Sun., Jan. 10 2:30 pm - 4 pm BISC Committee Meeting:
Workplace Health & Environmental Safety Committee
L15
Sun., Jan. 10 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm BISC Topical Session:
The Roadside Inspection of the Future, Understanding the Technologies of Enforcement
L5
Sun., Jan. 10 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

ABA Operations Track Education Session:
Finding the Right Fit: Hiring and Driver Retention Tips for Bus Operators

L4
Sun., Jan. 10 4 pm - 5 pm BISC Topical Session:
Lease & Interchange
L5
Sun., Jan. 10 4 pm - 5 pm ABA Operations Track Education Session:
Electronic Logging Devices, A Bold New World
 
L4
Sun., Jan. 10 4 pm - 5 pm

BISC Topical Session:
In Case of Emergency! Passenger Safety Briefings and Evacuation Tips

Marketplace Floor
       

Date

Time Session/Activity  
Mon., Jan. 11 9 am - 10:30 am BISC Committee Meeting:
Vehicle Technical Operations Committee
L15
Mon., Jan. 11 9:30 am - 10:30 am

ABA Operations Track Education Session:
The In’s & Out’s of Entry Level Driver Training: A New Delivery Mechanism

L4
Mon., Jan. 11 9:30 am - 10:30 am BISC Topical Session:
Get Certified! The ABCs of Certification for Motorcoach Safety Professionals
L5
Mon., Jan. 11 11 am - 12:30 pm BISC Committee Meeting:
Human Performance Committee
L15
Mon., Jan. 11 11 am - 12:30 pm BISC Topical Session:
Embracing the Right Safety Technologies for Your Company, Completing the Feedback Loop
L8
Mon., Jan. 11 11 am - 12:30 pm ABA Operations Track Education Session:
Does Your Training Program Cover Enough? Looking at Training In-House or Using an Outside Consultant: A Case Study of a Small to Mid-Sized Carrier
L4
Mon., Jan. 11 12:20 pm - 2:15 pm All-Delegate Lunch  
Mon., Jan. 11 2:30 pm - 4 pm BISC Committee Meeting:
Security Committee
L15
Mon., Jan. 11 2:30 pm - 4 pm BISC Topical Session:
How to Develop and Implement a Fatigue Management Program
L4
Mon., Jan. 11 2:30 pm - 4 pm BISC Topical Session:
What Can Smaller Carriers Do to Develop Effective and Affordable Training Programs?
L5
Mon., Jan. 11 4:30 pm - 6 pm BISC/IMG Closing General Session L15
       
Date Time Session/Activity  
Tues., Jan. 12 9 am - 10 am ABA Operations Track Education Session:
Getting an ROI From Environmentally Conscious Driver Training
L4
Tues., Jan. 12 9:30 am - 11:30 am FMCSA Listening Session: Beyond Compliance 108
Tues., Jan. 12 10:30 am - 11:30 am ABA Operations Track Education Session:
Breaking Down Barriers, ADA Compliance for Motorcoach Operators
L4
Tues., Jan. 12 12:20 pm - 2:15 pm  All-Delegate Lunch  
Tues., Jan. 12 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm FMCSA Listening Session: Beyond Compliance 108