Agenda

Agenda

61st Annual NASBLA Conference
September 28 – 30, 2020 | VIRTUAL
All times in Eastern Time.

Monday, September 28th

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
GoTo Webinar

NASBLA Business Meeting
Separate registration will be distributed for access to this meeting. Meeting will take place on the GoTo Webinar platform. Click here to register for the Business Meeting.

For more information on attending this event please contact Ron@nasbla.org


Tuesday, September 29th

General Sessions

1:00 pm - 1:20 pm

Opening Ceremonies

1:30 pm - 1:50 pm






Wake-Related Activity
Panel Presentation

  • Tim Dunleavy, Boating Law Administrator, New Hampshire State Police
  • Chris Bischoff, Water Sports Industry Association
  • Pam Dillon, Project Specialist, NASBLA


Breakout Sessions

2:00 pm - 2:20 pm

COVID-19 Officer Safety: BUI on the Water

2:00 pm - 2:20 pm



Safety at Sea Takes a Leap Forward

  • Rebecca Weil, Research Coordinator, Northeast Center for
    Occupational Health and Safety

2:20 pm - 2:30 pm

Break

2:30 pm - 2:50 pm



State's Efforts in Educating about Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

  • Lisa Dugan, Recreation Safety Outreach Coordinator, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
  • Grant Brown, Boating Law Administrator, Colorado Parks & Wildlife

2:30 pm - 2:50 pm







Virtual Classroom Option for Boating Education

  • Mark Chanski, Education Director, NASBLA
  • Robert Laurer, Commodore, Director, Public Education for the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary
  • Clifford Inn, Program Specialist, Hawaii, Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation

2:50 pm - 3:00 pm

Break

3:00 pm - 3:20 pm




Overview of the National Recreational Boating Safety Survey (NRBSS)

  • W. Vann Burgess, Senior RBS Specialist, U. S. Coast Guard, Boating Safety Division

3:00 pm - 3:20 pm




Tennessee Geofencing Digital Marketing Case Study

  • Jenifer Wisniewski, Chief, Outreach and Communication, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency

General Sessions

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Day 1 Wrap Up and Day 2 Preview


Wednesday, September 30th

General Sessions

1:00 pm - 1:20 pm








Type 4 vs. Throwable PFDs
Panel Presentation

  • Cody Jones, Chair, NASBLA / Boating Law Administrator,
    Texas Parks & Wildlife Dept.
  • Ty Hunter, Boating Law Administrator, Utah Division of Parks and Recreation
  • Robin Pope, Chair, American Canoe Association

1:30 pm - 1:50 pm




USCG Address

  • Rear Admiral John W. Mauger, Assistant Commandant for Capability, U.S. Coast Guard

Breakout Sessions

2:00 pm - 2:20 pm


New Virtual Interactive HGN Training

2:00 pm - 2:20 pm





Updates to National Boating Education Standards

  • Jeff Wheeler, Deputy Chief, USCG Office of Boat Forces
  • Amanda Pérez, Director of Education, BoatUS
  • Pam Dillon, Project Specialist, NASBLA

2:20 pm - 2:30 pm

Break

2:30 pm - 2:50 pm





Oregon Case Study: Waterways Access Permit

  • Randy Henry, Boating Law Administrator, Oregon State Marine Board
  • Janine Belleque, Boating Facilities Program Manager, Oregon State Marine Board

2:30 pm - 2:50 pm




'Get On Board' Campaign

  • Frank Peterson, President/CEO, Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF)
  • Stephanie Vatalaro, Senior Vice President of Marketing & Communications, Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF)

2:50 pm - 3:00 pm

Break

General Sessions

3:00 pm - 3:20 pm

The U.S. Recreational Boating Market: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow

  • Jack Ellis, Managing Director, Info-Link

3:30 pm - 3:45 pm








Awards Ceremonies

NASBLA Educator of the Year Award
NASBLA Boating Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award
Operation Dry Water Awards
  • ODW Officer of the Year
  • ODW Media Award
  • ODW Agency (Small, Media, Large)

3:45 pm - 4:00 pm

Closing Ceremonies

Updated 9.18.20 
Subject to change