50th Annual

NAATSHO Conference 2017 • Biloxi, MS

Sunday, October 08, 2017 8:00 AM – Thursday, October 12, 2017 12:00 PM (Central Time)

Welcome to the 50th Annual NAATSHO Conference

The North American Association of Transportation Safety and Health Officials (NAATSHO) is an association for workplace safety managers in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Each safety manager and the department of transportation they represent has unique ideas, programs and practices that are shared at the annual NAATSHO conference, making this event valuable and well attended.

Conference Lodging

The 32-story Beau Rivage features 1,740 newly remodeled rooms, including 95 luxury suites. Spacious guestrooms boast contemporary décor, pillow-top mattresses, 32 inch flat screen TV’s, Spanish and Grecian marble floors in bathrooms, original artwork and stunning views of the Mississippi Gulf or the Back Bay, complemented by all the amenities guests would expect from a AAA Four Diamond resort.

For more information or to make reservations, call (888)56-ROOMS or (228)386-7444 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. (CDT), Monday-Friday, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends, or go online at https://aws.passkey.com/e/16309398. You make your Hotel Reservations by September 12, 2017. Reservation requests after the cut-off date will be honored on a space-and-rate availability basis.

Beau Rivage room rates are $109 per night Sunday through Thursday. In addition to the base rate, 12% tax and a $10 nightly resort fee will be included as well. In order to receive the group rate, callers must identify their affiliation with 2017 NAATSHO Conference. Rates cannot be changed at check-in or checkout for guests who failed to identify their affiliation at the time the reservation is made.  Those who need lodging on Friday, October 6 or Saturday, October 7 will be able to do so at a rate of $289 per night.   If lodging is needed Friday, October 13 or Saturday, October 14, the rate will be $139 per night.

Double Tree room rates are $109 per night Sunday through Friday. Group code is NAS, and you may book online at www.Biloxi.DoubleTree.com. You must enter the group code in order to get the group rate.

Check-in time is 3:00 PM with checkout time at 11:00 AM. If rooms are requested prior to check-in time, the Beau Rivage will make every effort to accommodate your specific requests based upon availability. The bell desk will be happy to store your luggage for any early arrivals until check-in time. All attendees must present valid government issued identification and establish credit for incidental charges upon check-in.

Beau Rivage does require that the first night’s room and tax deposit accompany the reservation requests (a major credit card number may be used to guarantee a room in lieu of a deposit). The deposit is non-refundable if cancellation occurs within 72 hours of arrival.

Beau Rivage allows individual attendees the right to cancel their guest room/suite reservation without penalty up to 72 hours prior to each attendee’s scheduled arrival date. Beau Rivage shall charge the individual attendee’s credit card or bill the Master Account one night’s room rate for cancellation within 72 hours of the scheduled arrival date or for failure of the individual to check in on the scheduled arrival date. Any remaining nights of a “no show” reservation will be cancelled.

Sponsor & Vendor Opportunities

All vendor attendees are welcome to attend the opening reception, banquet, dinners, guest speakers and the conference opening presentations. There will be vendor introductions during the conference opening session. All meals will take place in the vendor area to encourage agency delegates in to visit with our vendors and sponsors.

Vendors are not allowed to attend the NAATSHO business meetings or delegate presentations.

Call For More Information: 601.359.7498

Conference Agenda

10:00 am : Registration opens

11:00 am : Excursions: meet in Beau Rivage Lobby

5:00 – 7:00 pm : Welcoming Reception

7:30 – 8:00 pm : NAATSHO Business Meeting

7:00 – 8:00 am : Breakfast

8:15 – 8:45 am : Opening Session and Welcome with Melinda McGrath, Executive Director, MDOT

8:45 – 9:00 am : Fallen Highway Workers Moment of Silence, Vendor Introductions and General Overview

9:00 – 9:30 am : Break

9:30 – 10:00 am : Wyoming Presentation

10:00 – 10:30 am : Connecticut Presentation

10:30 – 11:00 am : Georgia Presentation

11:00 – 11:30 am : Arizona Presentation

11:30 – 12: 30 pm : Lunch

12:30 – 1:00 pm : Missouri Presentation

1:00 – 1:30 pm : Utah Presentation

1:30 – 2:00 pm : North Carolina Presentation

2:00 – 2:30 pm : Break

2:30 – 3:00 pm : Arkansas Presentation

3:00 – 3:30 pm : Maryland Presentation

3:30 – 4:00 pm : Washington Presentation

4:00 – 5:00 pm : NAATSHO Business Meeting – Delegates only

6:00 – 9:00 pm : Banquet Dinner with Special Guests

7:00 – 8:00 am : Breakfast

8:00 – 8:30 am : NAATSHO Business Meeting – Delegates only

8:30 – 9:00 am : Indiana Presentation

9:00 – 9:30 am : South Carolina Presentation

9:30 – 10:00 am : Break

10:00 – 10:30 am : Vermont Presentation

10:30 – 11:00 am : Alabama Presentation

11:00 – 11:30 am : Oregon Presentation

11:30 – 12: 30 pm : Lunch

12:30 – 1:00 pm : Louisiana Presentation

1:00 – 1:30 pm : Kansas Presentation

1:30 – 2:00 pm : Tennessee Presentation

2:00 – 2:30 pm : Break

2:30 – 3:00 pm : Iowa Presentation

3:00 – 3:30 pm : Texas Presentation

3:30 – 4:00 pm : West Virginia Presentation

4:00 – 5:00 pm : NAATSHO Business Meeting – Delegates only

6:00 – 9:00 pm : Dinner on your own

7:00 – 8:00 am : Breakfast

8:00 – 8:30 am : NAATSHO Business Meeting – Delegates only

8:30 – 9:00 am : Michigan Presentation

9:00 – 9:30 am : Virginia Presentation

9:30 – 10:00 am : Break

10:00 – 10:30 am : Ohio Presentation

10:30 – 11:00 am : Kentucky Presentation

11:00 – 11:30 am : California Presentation

11:30 – 12: 30 pm : Lunch

12:30 – 3:30 pm : Excursion to the Field

3:30 – 4:30 pm : NAATSHO Business Meeting – Delegates only

5:30 – 8:00 pm : Dinner outing (Buses board at Beau Rivage main entrance at 5:30 pm)

7:00 – 8:00 am : Breakfast

8:00 – 9:00 am : NAATSHO Business Meeting

9:00 – 9:30 am : Maine Presentation

9:30 – 10:00 am : Break

10:00 – 10:30 am : Mowing and Heavy Equipment Safety – SunSouth and MDOT District 5 Safety Officer

10:30 – 11:00 am : Colorado Presentation

11:00 – 11:30 am : North Dakota Presentation

11:30 – 12: 30 pm : Lunch

12:30 – 1:00 pm : Mississippi Presentation

1:00 – 2:00 pm : Idaho Presentation & Welcome to Idaho – 2018!

1:30 – 3:00 pm : Final comments and Adjourn

3:00 – 4:30 pm : Idaho planning meeting with NAATSHO executives

See you next year in Idaho! Safe travels!

Join us for the 50th Annual NAATSHO Conference!

Sunday, October 08, 2017 8:00 AM – Thursday, October 12, 2017 12:00 PM (Central Time)