2021 NASDPTS ANNUAL CONFERENCE
We are excited to announce that the 2021 NASDPTS Annual Conference will be at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Pentagon City, just outside of Washington, DC, November 5 - 9, 2021.Hosting the conference at the nation’s Capital allows us to meet in-person with our federal partners, many of whom remain under COVID-19 out-of-town travel restrictions. Agencies invited to present include the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the U.S. Education Department (USDOE), among others.
The conference will also feature technology updates from our industry suppliers, to include electric buses and best practices training by other presenters. Conference workshop topics will focus on addressing the driver shortage, entry-level driver training (ELDT), COVID-19 lessons learned, managing mental health and many others.
Registration fees for NASDPTS Annual Conference is $250 for a member and $125 for an attendee's guest.
You must be listed as a NASDPTS member (and in good standing) to receive member rates for registration to NASDPTS events, webinars, etc. If you are yet-to-be-a-member, click here to join. After your dues are paid, complete your registration.
If you are already a member, click the "Register Here" box below.
Please note: Cancellations are permitted until Friday, October 22, 2021. After that, registration fees will not be refunded.
MAKING ROOM RESERVATIONS
The headquarter hotel for the Annual Conference is The Ritz-Carlton Hotel located at 1250 S Hayes St, Arlington, VA 22202. NASDPTS discounted conference room rate of $200.00 per night (plus 14.25% tax).
To reserve your room, visit The Ritz-Carlton's online room reservation system or call (703) 415-5000.
CONFERENCE AGENDA (subject to change, more details to be added)
Friday, November 5
Saturday, November 6
Sunday, November 7
Monday, November 8
Tuesday, November 9
SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES (forthcoming)
Interested in sponsoring an event or item during the NASDPTS Annual Conference? Contact Jennifer Bruce at AdminServices@NASDPTS.org or (518) 331-3019 to find out more.
IN-PERSON EVENT GUIDANCE & SAFETY MEASURES
As of July 15, 2021 - All restrictions and event requirements listed below are subject to change as the event date approaches and updated (Virginia) State guidance is released.
We are taking safety measures seriously and prioritizing YOUR well-being, safety, and comfort.
Per VA Guidelines: