The annual North American School Bus EXPO Conference & Trade Show — known as the STN EXPO and presented by School Transportation News magazine — is scheduled for July 13-18, 2018, at the Peppermill Resort in Reno, Nev. In its 25th year, this event welcomes transportation professionals nationwide who want to learn the latest trends in training, products and services as well as how to produce better, more quantifiable results from their transportation team and operations.
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Special Transportation Director Summit Keynote Address
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Informative Conference Discussions
Special Training Sessions
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This training session approved by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration teaches the proper securement of pre-school aged children in appropriate child safety restraint systems (CSRS) on school bus seats. It provides the basic rules of proper CSRS usage and illustrates the most common mistakes made when installing CSRS in school buses. Continuing education units (5.5 CEUs) are approved by Safe Kids Worldwide for all registered attendees who complete the course work.
attending States From across 40 U.S. States and Canada
Total Attendees: 880
Total Exhibiting Companies: 130
Vendor Staff/Dealers: 600
(STN EXPO 2017)
STN EXPO + Transportation Director Summit Schedule Overview
As of 5/7/18. Subject to Change.
Friday, July 13
Transportation Director Summit, Day 1: 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 14
Transportation Director Summit, Day 2: 7:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
NHTSA Child Passenger Safety Course: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
STN EXPO Training Seminars: 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 15
STN Expo Opening General Session &
Keynote with Dave Jaworski: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
School Bus Security General Session: 10:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Lunch on Your Own
Workshops: 1:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Welcome Reception: 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Monday, July 16
STN EXPO Keynote with Billi Lee: 8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Workshops: 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Lunch on Your Own
Workshops: 1:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
25th Anniversary Trade Show Networking Extravaganza: 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, July 17
STN EXPO Keynote with Ross Bernstein: 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
STN EXPO Trade Show: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Lunch on Trade Show Floor)
Happy Hour Networking Reception: 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, July 18
STN EXPO Closing General Session, "Coffee's on Us, Tips are Appreciated": 8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.