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  • 9:00 am – 10:30 am
    GENERAL SESSION: Opening Session
    Join AAMVA Chair of the Board Kurt Myers and AAMVA President and CEO Anne Ferro and their guests in opening the 2018 Workshop & Law Institute. Hear what the three Standing Committees—Driver, Vehicle, and Law Enforcement—have accomplished and what they will undertake during the coming year. 

    10:30 am – 10:45 am
    Transition Break

    10:45 am – 12:00 pm

    • Drug Impaired Driving and the Impact of Legalizing Marijuana
      In this session you will hear about the landscape of marijuana legalization in the U.S. and the California legalization experience, followed by a toxicology perspective and how Canada is preparing for national legalization.

    • Cyber Security
      If DMV data is compromised, how do you hold those responsible accountable? What do you do when DMV data is used by other state agencies? In this session, you will learn how to better protect personal information and how to help customers that have had their data compromised. We will also explore credit card data protection in DMVs and vendor liability. Cloud services and information security standards will also be addressed.

    • Case Studies in Implementing NMVTIS
      In this session you will learn how jurisdictions have implemented NMVTIS best practices, the benefits they have realized, and the challenges they overcame by using real case studies. Attendees will have an opportunity to discuss pinch points and provide input on enhancing the NMVTIS system. The session will also provide an update from the NMVTIS Business Rules Working Group's efforts on the next iteration of NMVTIS Best Practices as well as a Salvage Vehicles Best Practices document.
      • Salvage Vehicles Best Practices Document Breakout
      • NMVTIS Best Practices for Title and Registration Program Managers - Edition 4 Breakout
      • Successes, Pinch Points, and Enhancing NMVTIS Breakout

    12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

    1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    GENERAL SESSION: The Fight Against Human Trafficking
    Hear from a national leader and champion about strategies to fight human trafficking. This session addresses the ongoing work to fight human trafficking. Learn about the dynamics of human trafficking, what your agency can do, essential partnerships, and how you can help after a victim is rescued.

    2:00 pm – 2:15 pm
    Transition Break

    2:15 pm - 3:30 pm

    • The Mobile DL of Tomorrow
      In this session you will learn what a mobile driver license really is and is not and you will hear about some of the challenges and opportunities that jurisdictions have with implementing an mDL. You will also learn what some of the interim steps are that issuing authorities should take and who is depending on these e-credentials.

    • Unconventional Vehicles – Next Steps
      Listen and participate in a panel discussion and brainstorming session to help the Vehicle Standing Committee plan their next steps in the area of unconventional vehicles – from tiny homes to former military vehicles and everything in between.
    • Legal and Legislative Town Hall
      This is an open discussion on all things related to the legal and legislative issues jurisdictions are facing. This is your chance to collaborate with your peers across jurisdictional lines on the issues and solutions that are shaping the legal environment for motor vehicle and law enforcement agencies.

    3:30 pm - 3:45 pm
    Transition Break

    3:45 pm - 5:00 pm

    • Tools to Evaluate Cognitive Impairment
      In this session you will hear about different tools used to objectively evaluate cognitive impairment at the DMV counter and by law enforcement at roadside. Participate in the interactive discussion about the innovative approaches different agencies are taking in assessing cognitive impairment.

    • The Impact of Court Rulings on the Motor Vehicle Community
      Numerous judicial decisions shape the policy environment for the motor vehicle community. Join legal experts from multiple jurisdictions to discuss the impactful legal issues that could influence or change the way your agency operates.

    • e-Odometer and e-Titling
      Please join us for a discussion on how jurisdictions are moving toward electronic environments for odometer disclosures and title processes.  The panel will also talk about the newly released Roadmap to Electronic Odometer Disclosure, Guidance Document from the E-Odometer Task Force, and the steps identified for jurisdictions to consider to prepare for the future of electronic odometer disclosure and electronic titling.

    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Welcome Reception

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    7:30 am - 8:45 am
    GENERAL SESSION: Newcomer Orientation "AAMVA: Yeah, We Do That!"
    This informative session will cover all the programs, services, and products that AAMVA offers its members—including best practices and solutions, conferences and events, educational opportunities, information access, legislative support, technology systems, and much more. New attendees are especially encouraged to attend this session to become oriented to the association. A light breakfast will be served.

    9:00 am - 10:15 am

    • Driver Town Hall
      This is an open discussion on all things related to drivers that jurisdictions are facing. This is your chance to collaborate with your peers across jurisdictional lines on the issues and solutions that are shaping drivers and driver licenses for motor vehicle and law enforcement agencies. 

    • Law Enforcement Town Hall
      This is an open discussion on all things related to law enforcement that jurisdictions are facing. This is your chance to collaborate with your peers across jurisdictional lines on the issues and solutions that are shaping the environment for motor vehicle and law enforcement agencies.

    • Vehicle Town Hall
      This is an open discussion on all things related to vehicles that jurisdictions are facing. This is your chance to collaborate with your peers across jurisdictional lines on the issues and solutions that are shaping vehicles for motor vehicle and law enforcement agencies.

    10:15 am - 10:30 am
    Transition Break

    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

    • Customer Service
      This will be a highly interactive session with several breakout discussions to explore alternative methods of service including online services, capturing the customer voice in service delivery, managing third party and outsourced transactions, and efficient and effective customer flow techniques. You will learn the challenges, best practices, and lessons learned from each of these topics. Join us for an engaging dialogue to learn and share with one another.
      • Efficient and Effective Customer Flow Techniques Breakout
      • Alternative Methods of Service Including Online Services Breakout 
      • Capturing the Customer Voice in Service Delivery Breakout
      • Managing Third Party and Outsourced Transactions Breakout 

    • Real ID Compliance
      In this session you will learn about the implementation challenges and successes that resulted from transitioning toward a Real ID compliant program. As jurisdictions have made varying degrees of progress toward Real ID, they have faced different dynamics in modifying their IT systems and the contributing human factors that serve as essential components of a Real ID compliant program. You will hear an update from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and an overview of the verification systems required for Real ID compliance.

    • Guidance for Jurisdictions Regulating Automated Vehicles
      In this session we will discuss the soon to be published AAMVA document, Jurisdictional Guidelines for the Safe Testing and Deployment of Highly Automated Vehicles, federal automated vehicles legislation, U.S. Department of Transportation guidance, jurisdictional trends, and the impact of automated vehicles on law enforcement.

    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
    Legal Ethics
    This session will provide legal services attendees with the opportunity to fulfill the ethics and professionalism components of their Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits.

    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    • The Detection and Prevention of Fraud
      This session will be highly interactive with small-group discussions on Fraud Detection and Remediation, the NMVTIS Law Enforcement Access Tool, and general fraud trends.
      • Current Fraud Trends Breakout
      • Incorporating FDR Training into Your Agency Breakout
      • NMVTIS Law Enforcement Access Tool Breakout

    • Vendor Management and Industry Relations
      In this session you will hear from both jurisdiction and industry members about best practices for drafting RFPs, contracting with vendors, and managing multi-vendor relationships. Learn how to avoid legal vulnerabilities and position both agency and vendor(s) for success. Hear lessons learned on establishing stakeholder-friendly cultures as well as techniques for setting the tone for effective partnerships with industry.

    2:30 pm - 2:40 pm
    Transition Break

    2:40 pm - 4:00 pm
    CONCURRENT SESSIONS for Disaster Relief, Recovery, and Rebuilding
    Natural disasters are an unfortunate part of our lives. Whether hurricanes, tornados, earthquakes, wild fires, floods or mud slides, the impacts can seem insurmountable. In many cases, these events are devastating for citizens and the ability for a jurisdiction to react quickly to service their constituents is critical. Choose from three breakout sessions:

    • Law Enforcement Aspects of Emergency Response Breakout
    • Identification and Driver Licensing Concerns for Issuing Credentials Breakout
    • Vehicle Registration and Titling Issues Associated with Automobiles and Commercial Vehicles Breakout

    4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    GENERAL SESSION: Closing Session and Reception

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