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2019 MATAI Conference

 

Tentative Conference Schedule

[Cedar Rapids, IA]

 

--Registration Open--


Sunday, June 2nd

  • 0800 to 1700 : ACTAR Exam - Apply directly through ACTAR
  • 1900 to 2000 : MATAI Board Meeting
  • 1900 to 2100 : Early Registration for Conference
  • 1930 to 2200 : Hospitality Room

Monday, June 3rd

  • 0700 to 0745 : Registration
  • 0800 to 0830 : Opening Ceremonies
  • 0830 to 0930 : Chris Darling, Max Christensen [IPTA, State Director of School Transportation]
  • 0930 to 1015 : Neil Suckow [IDOT School Bus Inspections]
  • 1015 to 1030 : Break Time
  • 1030 to 1200 : Rusty Haight [Collision Safety Institute]
  • 1200 to 1300 : Lunch
  • 1300 to 1400 : Monica Slaughter [Linn County Attorney's Office]
  • 1400 to 1500 : Paul Bush [IA Crime Laboratory]
  • 1500 to 1515 : Break Time
  • 1515 to 1615 : Daniel McGehee [University of Iowa]
  • 1615 to 1700 : NTSB
  • 1700 to 1730 : MATAI General Meeting
  • 1730 to 2200 : Hospitality Room

Tuesday, June 4th

  • 0800 to 0830 : Travel to Tuma Soccer Complex
  • 0830 to 1200 : School Bus Crash Testing
  • 1200 to 1330 : Lunch On-Site
  • 1330 to 1600 : School Bus Crash Testing
  • 1830 to End   : *Banquet and Awards in Evening*
  • 2000 to 0000 : Hospitality Room

Wednesday, June 5th

  • 0800 to 0900 : International Buses
  • 0900 to 1000 : Blue Bird Buses
  • 1000 to 1020 : Break Time
  • 1020 to 1200 : Review of Crash Testing
  • 1200 to 1215 : Conference Conclusion

 A Membership Meeting will be held on Monday.

¬ The conference agenda will be submitted for ACTAR CEU's.

 

Check out or print the 2019 Conference Brochure here!

 

 

Updated 02/16/2019

 

 


 

CONFERENCE LODGING

The 2019 MATAI Conference will be held at the Marriott Hotel.  The conference hosts have worked out lodging rates as follows:

Standard guestroom block rate of $139.

Reservations can be made by calling (319) 393-6600.

Be sure to mention our code for the rates listed -- Midwest Assn Tech Block.

 


 

ACTAR

 

An ACTAR examination will be held on Sunday, June 2nd.  Applications for the exam must be made directly through ACTAR.