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In an effort to educate the transportation industry and others that provide service in accordance with the Department's drug and alcohol testing programs, our staff participates in conferences, trainings and seminars throughout the country. Events, dates, locations, and registration information will appear here as it becomes available.
 
  • On December 12-14, 2014, the Acting Director for the Office of Drug and Alcohol Policy and Compliance will provide an overview presentation and training in Las Vegas, NV, for the American Association of Medical Review Officers.  The training will focus on regulatory requirements and best practices for reviewing and verifying drug test results for safety sensitive employees in the transportation industry.  The training will also provide education on areas of potential noncompliance that ODAPC has experienced with other Medical Review Officers to assist in avoiding similar violations in the future.

  • On September 26-28, 2014, a Senior Policy Advisor for the Office of Drug and Alcohol Policy and Compliance will provide training in Washington, DC, for the American Association of Medical Review Officers.  The training will provide education on regulatory requirements and best practices for reviewing and verifying drug test results of safety sensitive employees in the transportation industry.  The training will also provide education on areas of potential noncompliance that ODAPC has experienced with other Medical Review Officers to assist in avoiding similar violations in the future.
  • On September 25, 2014, the Acting Director of the Office of Drug and Alcohol Policy and Compliance will be a guest speaker at the Substance Abuse Program Administrators’ Association annual conference in Richmond, Virginia.  This is a non-profit trade association that includes laboratories, collection sites, medical review officers, substance abuse professionals, third-party administrators, and regulated employers.  Topics that will be discussed at the conference will be updates to the DOT’s regulated drug and alcohol testing efforts.
  • On August 21, 2014, and September 12-13, 2014, the Acting Director of the Office of Drug and Alcohol Policy and Compliance will be a presenter at a conference for state, local and municipal employers who follow the Department of Transportation’s regulated drug and alcohol testing program.  The conference “Responsibilities, Risks & Realities for Government Employers - Medical and Drug Program Management” is being sponsored by the Illinois Department of Transportation. 
  • On December 12-14, 2014, the Acting Director for the Office of Drug and Alcohol Policy and Compliance will provide an overview presentation and training in Las Vegas, NV, for the American Association of Medical Review Officers.  The training will focus on regulatory requirements and best practices for reviewing and verifying drug test results for safety sensitive employees in the transportation industry.  The training will also provide education on areas of potential noncompliance that ODAPC has experienced with other Medical Review Officers to assist in avoiding similar violations in the future.
  • On September 26-28, 2014, a Senior Policy Advisor for the Office of Drug and Alcohol Policy and Compliance will provide training in Washington, DC, for the American Association of Medical Review Officers.  The training will provide education on regulatory requirements and best practices for reviewing and verifying drug test results of safety sensitive employees in the transportation industry.  The training will also provide education on areas of potential noncompliance that ODAPC has experienced with other Medical Review Officers to assist in avoiding similar violations in the future.
  • On September 25, 2014, the Acting Director of the Office of Drug and Alcohol Policy and Compliance will be a guest speaker at the Substance Abuse Program Administrators’ Association annual conference in Richmond, Virginia.  This is a non-profit trade association that includes laboratories, collection sites, medical review officers, substance abuse professionals, third-party administrators, and regulated employers.  Topics that will be discussed at the conference will be updates to the DOT’s regulated drug and alcohol testing efforts.
  • On August 21, 2014, and September 12-13, 2014, the Acting Director of the Office of Drug and Alcohol Policy and Compliance will be a presenter at a conference for state, local and municipal employers who follow the Department of Transportation’s regulated drug and alcohol testing program.  The conference “Responsibilities, Risks & Realities for Government Employers - Medical and Drug Program Management” is being sponsored by the Illinois Department of Transportation.

 

Updated: Monday, October 27, 2014