Upcoming Meetings

NCSTS Annual Conference 2024
Join Us at the National Conference of State Transportation Specialists (NCSTS) Annual Conference

Mark your calendars for the premier gathering of transportation specialists – the NCSTS Annual Conference, taking place in Traverse City, Michigan on August 14, 2024. This year promises enlightening discussions, insightful presentations, and invaluable networking opportunities.

What to Expect:

  • Expert Insights: Dive into crucial topics with presentations by esteemed organizations including the Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Accreditation Commissions (NEMTAC), Tyler Technologies, American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), Michigan State Police, Truckers Against Trafficking, Illinois Commerce Commission, and Michigan State Police – Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division.
  • Focused Discussions: Gain knowledge and understanding on key issues such as NEMT regulation, commercial services, non-consensual and predatory towing, human trafficking prevention, and enforcement trends.
  • Open Forum: Engage in lively discussions and pose your burning questions in an interactive open forum designed to foster collaboration and exchange of ideas among attendees.

Additional Events:

While you’re in Traverse City, Michigan, attending the Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) Dispute Resolution Subcommittee and Enforcement Subcommittee meetings on August 13, 2024, followed by the UCR Board of Directors meeting on August 15, 2024, be sure to extend your stay for the NCSTS Annual Conference on August 14, 2024. With shared audiences and topics, our conference offers a perfect opportunity to enhance your professional development and networking experience.

Venue Information:

Hotel Indigo, Traverse City
263 W Grandview Parkway, Traverse City, MI 49684 United States

We Anticipate Your Attendance:

Join us in Traverse City this August for a gathering that promises to inform, inspire, and connect transportation specialists from across the nation. We eagerly await your participation in this enriching event!


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Conference Agenda:

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM: Welcome Reception

Join us for a casual gathering to meet fellow attendees, exchange pleasantries, and enjoy light refreshments before diving into a day packed with insightful sessions.

9:00 AM – 9:15 AM: Break

Take a short break to grab a cup of coffee, stretch your legs, and prepare for the engaging discussions ahead.

9:15 AM – 9:30 AM: Welcome, Pledge of Allegiance, Intro

Get ready for an inspiring start as we kick off the conference with a warm welcome, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance and introductory remarks to set the tone for the day.

9:30 AM – 10:30 AM: NEMTAC (Peter Hicks)

Join Peter Hicks from the Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Accreditation Commissions (NEMTAC) as he delves into crucial topics surrounding NEMT regulation and industry issues, providing valuable insights and perspectives.

10:30 AM – 10:45 AM: Break

Take a brief intermission to recharge and network with fellow attendees.

10:45 AM – 12:00 PM: Tyler Technologies (Teri Berschneider)

Discover the innovative services provided by Tyler Technologies as Teri Berschneider takes the stage to discuss their offerings to both states and the commercial industry, shedding light on cutting-edge solutions and advancements in transportation technology.

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM: Lunch

Enjoy a delicious lunch spread and continue networking with industry peers, sharing ideas, and forging valuable connections.

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM: ATRI Non-Consensual Towing (Alex Leslie)

Join Alex Leslie from the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) as he explores the intricacies of non-consensual towing, offering insights into regulations, challenges, and best practices in the industry.

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM: Human Trafficking (Lt. Col. Michael Krumm)

Gain valuable knowledge and insights from Lt. Col. Michael Krumm as he discusses efforts by the Michigan State Police and Truckers Against Trafficking to combat human trafficking within the transportation industry, highlighting the importance of collaboration and awareness.

3:00 PM – 3:15 PM: Break

Take a short break to refresh and refuel before the afternoon sessions.

3:15 PM – 3:45 PM: ICC HHG Sting Ops (Ryan Nance)

Join Ryan Nance from the Illinois Commerce Commission as he sheds light on Household Goods Sting Operations, providing valuable insights into regulatory practices and enforcement strategies.

3:45 PM – 4:15 PM: Enforcement & Trends Presentation

Explore current enforcement practices and emerging trends in the transportation industry during this informative session, offering valuable perspectives on ensuring compliance and enhancing safety.

4:15 PM – 5:00 PM: Open Forum

Engage in an interactive open forum where attendees have the opportunity to share insights, ask questions, and participate in lively discussions on topics relevant to the transportation community. This collaborative session aims to foster knowledge exchange and encourage networking among participants.