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2022 Conference Agenda

Thursday, June 23
8:00 pm
Member Welcome & Late Night Scooter Rides
 Personal scooter registration required
 (Ride at your own risk)

American Bank Center
Friday, June 24
Dress for the Day: Business casual
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Conference Registration Desk Open
(morning pre-class coffee available)

American Bank Center
8:00 am - Noon
TAPT Golf Tournament

North Shore Golf Course
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Pre-Conference TAPT & TASBT PDC Classes
  See TAPT Education Tab - tapt.com
  See tasbt.org for TASBT class info

American Bank Center
9:30 am - 11:00 am
Breakout Session
  "Taking on the High Waves"
  Staffing Shortages and Solutions

American Bank Center
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Lunch on your own
Food trucks will be available outside of the American Bank Center


2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Breakout Session
  "Up a Creek Without a Paddle"
  Creating a Succesful Department Budget

American Bank Center
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Breakout Session
  TAPT Orientation
  Come learn all about TAPT!

American Bank Center
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Breakout Session
  I Wanna Run for TAPT Office - Now What?

American Bank Center
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
TAPT Bowling Tournament
  Meet and Greet @ 6:30
  Tournament begins @ 7:00
  Shuttle buses available from Omni

Bowlero Bowling Center
Saturday, June 25
Dress for the Day: Business casual
Dress for the Banquet: Dress your best
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Conference Registration Desk Open
(morning pre-class coffee available)

American Bank Center
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Pre-Conference TAPT & TASBT PDC Classes
  See TAPT Education Tab - tapt.com
  See tasbt.org for TASBT class info

American Bank Center
9:00 am - Noon
TAPT Sporting Clay Tournament
Corpus Christi Gun Club
9:30 am - 11:00 am
Breakout Session
  "Fishing at the End of the Pier"
   Understanding Benchmarking and Metrics

American Bank Center
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Lunch on your own
Food trucks will be available outside of the American Bank Center


1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Exhibitor Bus & Large Equipment Install
  By Assigned Time

American Bank Center
Exhibit Hall
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Breakout Session
  "The Lost Ship"
  ELDT...Is it Really Working?

American Bank Center
3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Exhibitor Booth Install - (10x10 Booths)
  By Assigned Time, Continued Sunday
  morning

American Bank Center
Exhibit Hall
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
Breakout Session
   Alternative Transportation Panel

American Bank Center
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
TAPT Chapter Officers Workshop
  Incoming & Outgoing Chapter Officers

American Bank Center
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Breakout Session
   Starting a School Bus Roadeo

American Bank Center
6:15 pm - 7:00 pm
Pre-Banquet Social Mixer
  Badge Required

American Bank Center
Henry Garrett Ballroom
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
TAPT Awards Banquet
  "A Starry Night"
  
Dress your Best
  Ticket and Badge Required
  Late Night Comedy with Rahn Hortman

American Bank Center
Henry Garrett Ballroom
Sunday, June 26
Dress for the Day: Business
Dress for Trade Show: Business casual, comfortable shoes
7:00 am - 7:45 am
Conference Registration Desk Open

American Bank Center
7:00 am - 7:30 am
Non-Donominational Church Service

American Bank Center
8:00 am - Noon
Exhibitors Complete Move-In
American Bank Center
Exhibit Hall
7:45 am - 11:00 am
Opening Ceremonies & First General Session
  Call to Order
  Welcome to Corpus Christi
  2021 Memorial and Flashback
  Introduction of Candidates
  Panel - "Past, Present, and Future of
     Transportation"
  Keynote - Patrick Mulick - "Undefeated"
  Proposed Bylaws Amendments

American Bank Center
Henry Garrett Ballroom
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Lunch on your own


1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
TAPT Vendor Show Preview
  Directors, Asst. Dir., Shop Foreman
  Badge and Ticket required

American Bank Center
Exhibit Hall
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Breakout Session - Boots on the Ground
  "The Power of Connection"
  Patrick Mulick

American Bank Center
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
TAPT Election
  On-site and Online Voting

American Bank Center
Exhibit Hall
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
TAPT Safety Poster Contest Voting
American Bank Center
Exhibit Hall
2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
TAPT Vendor Show
   General Admission
  Badge Required

American Bank Center
Exhibit Hall
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Exhibitor Dismantle and Move-Out
  Continues Monday morning

American Bank Center
Exhibit Hall
5:30 pm - ???
Open Evening - Enjoy Corpus Christi!


10:00 pm - 11:00 pm
TAPT Cornhole Tournament

Omni
Nueces Ballroom
Monday, June 27
Dress for the Day: Business casual
Dress for the Banquet: Coastal casual
7:00 am - 10:00 am
Conference Information Desk Open

American Bank Center
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Final Exhibitor Dismantle and Move-Out
American Bank Center
Exhibit Hall
8:00 am - 11:30 am

8:30 - 9:15







9:30 - 10:15

10:30 - 11:30
Second General Session
  Welcome and "Deep Dives" Overview
  Deep Dives Sessions
      Director/Supervisor
      Routing
      Field Trips
      Payroll/Finance
      Dispatch
      Safety/Training
      Shop
  Keynote - Jo Mascorro - "The Ship has
      Definitely Sailed!"
  Districts By Size Roundtables
      Less than 5,000 Students
      5,001 - 15,000 Students
      15,001 - 30,000 Students
      30,001+ Students

American Bank Center
Henry Garrett Ballroom
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Lunch on your own


1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Conference Information Desk Open
American Bank Center
1:30 pm - 1:50 pm
Bait and Hook Presentations Overview

American Bank Center
Henry Garrett Ballroom
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Round One Breakout Sessions
  • "De-escalation with Dignity"
    Jo Mascorro
  • "Understanding State Requirement for New Transportation Staff"
    Christie Hebert, Texas DPS
  • "Transportation Benchmarking - Using Data You Already Have"
    Aric Taylor, Conroe ISD
  • "Facing Trauma Head On"
    Mark McKinney, Santa Fe ISD
  • "Resume / Interview Clinic"
    Demetrius Martin, Ft. Bend ISD
  • "Navigating the Multi-Generational Workplace"
    Amy Scopac, Temple ISD

American Bank Center
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Round Two Breakout Sessions
  • "Understanding State Requirement for New Transportation Staff"
    Christie Hebert, Texas DPS
  • "Transportation Benchmarking - Using Data You Already Have"
    Aric Taylor, Conroe ISD
  • "Facing Trauma Head On"
    Mark McKinney, Santa Fe ISD
  • "Resume / Interview Clinic"
    Demetrius Martin, Ft. Bend ISD
  • "Navigating the Multi-Generational Workplace"
    Amy Scopac, Temple ISD

American Bank Center

4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Electric Bus / Autonomous Vehicle Discussion
American Bank Center
Henry Garrett Ballroom
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Pre-Banquet Social Mixer
  Ticket and Badge Required

Omni Hotel
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
TAPT President's Banquet
  "Under the Sea"
  Coastal Casual Dress
  Ticket and Badge Required
  Dancing with DJ Chad Anderson  
Omni Hotel
Tuesday, June 28
Dress for the Day: Business casual / travel
8:00 am - 11:15 am
Scholarship Breakfast & Third General Session
  Speech Contest Winner Presentation
  Scholarship Presentations
  Keynote - Peter Knudson, NTSB
  Industry Forum
      Texas DPS - Christie Hebert
      School Bus Specifications - Brian Weisinger
      TASBT - Carl Klein
      Legislative - Kayne Smith
      NAPT - Keith Kaup
  Treasurer's Report
  Poster Contest Winners
  Passing of the Gavel and Plaque
  Final Door Prizes, Scavenger Hunt Prizes
  Adjourn
Omni Hotel
TAPT
PO Box 488
Kemah, Texas 77565
281.549.6573
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