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


Tuesday, September 29th

General Sessions

1:00 pm - 1:20 pm

Welcome and Opening Remarks

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


Time, Distance and Shielding - SFST Best Practices

  • Todd Radabaugh, Executive Director StreetSafe

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


 

Creating a Successful Carbon Monoxide Awareness Campaign

  • 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







Pandemic Boating Education – Virtual Boating Classes Set Sail

  • 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




Geofencing Success, How to Effectively Market with this New Technology

  • 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








Throw Bags, Type IV Throwables and Potential Changes to the Federal Regulations
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


Interactive Virtual HGN Training Innovation

  • Richard Moore, BUI Program Manager, NASBLA

2:00 pm - 2:20 pm





Update on 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’s Non-motorized Waterway Access Program

  • 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




Recreational Boating & Fishing: Riding the Wave of Participation

  • 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

Thank you to our partners
who help make this possible 

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Updated 9.23.20 
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