SMC 2021 Spring Seminar


March 24, 2021 through March 26, 2021
Hilton Waco - Waco, TX
Waco, TX


Presenting: Infinit-I Workforce Solutions
Title: Great West Casualty Company
Title: J.J. Keller & Associates, Inc.
Title: TXTA Services


SMC's 2021 Spring Seminar

Hilton Waco, 113 S. University Parks Drive, Waco, TX 76701
To reserve a room at the TXTA room rate of $119, call the hotel directly at (254) 754-8484 before February 23. Reservations are subject to availability. Be sure to indicate you are with TXTA and the name of the event is the TXTA - Texas Trucking Association.

Cost to attend: $365 for members  |  $565 for non-members


Wednesday, March 24
7:30am SMC Golf Outing: Bear Ridge Golf Course
4:00pm SMC Executive Committee Meeting
5:00pm Registration Opens

6:00pm Opening Reception
Sponsored by J.J. Keller & Associates, Infinit-I Workforce Solutions, and Great West Casualty Company

Thursday, March 25
7:30am Breakfast / Registration Opens

8:00am Welcome: Ed Brady, SMC Chairman

8:30am Legislative Update -Tort Reform: John D. Esparza, TXTA President & CEO

9:30am US Dept. of Transportation: Representatives will address a number of topics to include Hours of Service, Entry Level Driver Training, Medical Evaluation Waivers, Crash Preventability Program evidence and other pertinent updates to the regulations.

10:30am Break - Exhibits

10:45am TX Dept. of Public Safety Update: Representatives with the TX Dept. of Public Safety will provide attendees an update on trucking issues and initiatives here in Texas including an update on CDL renewals. This session will allow attendees to discuss issues with the officials.

Noon - Lunch

1:30pm Texas Dept. of Motor Vehicles: This session will provide an update on a variety of issues including UCR, Permitting and enforcement. Also learn what changes may be occurring with TXDMV during the Legislative Session.

2:30pm Break – Exhibits

2:45pm Autonomous Trucks: Kodiak Robotics is developing autonomous long-haul trucks, optimized for highways. In this session, Kodiak will discuss why Texas has become the center of the autonomous trucking industry, highlight some of the technology currently being tested on Texas highways, and talk about what this technology means for Texas's trucking industry.

3:45pm Break – Exhibits

4:00pm Creating a Culture of Safe Driving: This session, presented by the National Safety Council, will address the need for a corporate policy, programs and practices within an organization that support safety while driving. Companies are faced with risk and increased exposure to liability based on employee driving behaviors. Best practices will be shared.

5:00pm Adjourn

6:00pm Reception
Sponsored by J.J. Keller & Associates, Infinit-I Workforce Solutions, and Great West Casualty Company

Friday, March 26
7:30am Breakfast / Registration Opens

8:30am Safety Video Event Recorders: Invest In What You Can Manage-This session will provide attendees items to consider when investing in Event Recorders. Connectivity features, training, how to dispel the myths and other items will be discussed. Information to help you make an informed decision.

9:45am Break - Exhibits

10:00am TXTA Safety Management Council: Certification Process, Awards & Programs This session will provide attendees information on the importance of the Certification Program and how you can become certified. In addition, the Awards and Programs that are available to members and how you can become involved. Driver of the Year, Distinguished Safety Award, Truck Safety Contest, Truck Driving Championships, Local Safety Councils and more will be discussed.

11:00am Adjourn


REGISTRATION / CONFIRMATION INFORMATION Registrations will be accepted by mail, fax, or online prior to the conference. Confirmations are sent via email. If you do not receive a confirmation email please call (800) 727-7135 x101 and speak with Jason to confirm receipt of registration. Fax #: 512-474-6494 | Email:

CANCELLATION POLICY Refunds will be made only upon written request only. Cancellations received two weeks prior to the seminar date entitle the registrant to a full refund. After that date, cancellations through the day of the seminar will be subject to a 35% administration charge. No-shows who fail to notify TXTA on the day of the seminar about their inability to attend will be charged the full registration fee.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS No invoicing - submit form with credit card information or mail to TXTA with check. Please allow ample time for company internal processing and mail delivery time. Spouse/Guest fee is for non-company representatives. If a guest is found to be soliciting attendees, the registrant will be charged the full fee. Submitting this form is your agreement to these terms. For additional information call 800-727-7135 x108

Conference Registration

Pass Name Description
Registration - SMC 2021 Spring Seminar
Exhibitor Only - SMC 2021 Spring Semianr
Exhibitor Package - SMC 2021 Spring Seminar
Sponsorship - SMC 2021 Spring Seminar


Event Name Date Time Description
SMC Spring Golf Tournament Mar 24, 2021 7:30 AM -
1:00 PM