The Mid-America Trucking Show is proud to provide its Attendees with informative, constructive, and trucking-oriented seminars; information that goes well beyond "good to know" and enters into a "must-know" situation. These seminars will provide invaluable information for companies, fleets, and trucking professionals. All seminars take place in South Wing Conference Center Room B-104. All seminars are free-of-charge and do not require advanced registration.

MATS seminars are coordinated with the support of the Kentucky Trucking Association

Seminar Hours

March 31-April 2, 2016

Thursday10AM - 6PM
Friday10AM - 6PM
Saturday9AM - 4PM


Seminars take place in B-104 in the South Wing Lobby

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If you are an exhibitor at MATS 2016 and would like to host a seminar please contact Melissa Zink with KTA at 800.334.KMTA.

Seminar Schedule

Seminars take place in B-104 in the South Wing Lobby
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Thursday, March 31

  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Jason’s Law: Moving Toward Solutions Tom Kearney and Tom Phelan
    US DOT
  • 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM Industry Experts Explain the New Diesel Engine Oil Categories - CK-4 & FA-4 Shell
  • 12:30 PM -   1:30 PM Countdown To The Unified Registration System: What you need to know to comply Jeff Loftus
  • 1:45 PM -   2:45 PM Next Generations ADAS features for validation of Safety/Compliance/Accountability Michael Suh, PhD
    CV Squared
  • 3:00 PM -   4:00 PM PC-11 Explained: A Change for the Better Shawn Whitacre
    Chevron Lubricants
  • 4:15 PM -   5:15 PM Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs)/Coercion Danielle Smith (ELD) and LaTonya Mimms

Friday, April 1

  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Driving Your Health & Wellness - The Little Clinic Chris Pickering
    Nurse Practitioner
  • 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs)/Coercion Danielle Smith (ELD) and LaTonya Mimms
  • 12:30 PM -   1:30 PM Driver Medical Fitness for Duty National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners
    Linda Phillips - FMCSA
  • 1:45 PM -   3:15 PM Busch Polishes Ted Busch
    Busch Polishes
  • 2:45 PM -   3:45 PM Room B-101 Cargo Securement Regulation Training Jeff Luick
    Kinedyne LLC
  • 3:30 PM -   4:30 PM Factoring Sherry Leigh
    Apex Capital
  • 4:45 PM -   5:45 PM Tuning 101: Take Control of your Truck with Bully Dog Big Rig Scott Stutler
    Bully Dog

Saturday, April 2

  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Operating or Dispatching a Truck in California? State Air Quality Regulations Affect You! Mike Cooper
  • 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM ELD - The path to Compliance Terry Frey
  • 12:30 PM -   1:30 PM Starting a Trucking Company Sherry Leigh
    Apex Capital
  • 1:45 PM -   2:45 PM Understanding the Vehicle Inspection Process KSP - Commercial Vehicle Inspections
  • 3:00 PM -   4:00 PM Creating a New & More Cost Effective Workforce for Motor Carriers Todd Warner
    COO, Blue Bloodhound