Conference On Demand

May 25-27

St. Louis, Missouri

Good news! You now have the opportunity to learn what we learned

NDASA once again offered an exceptional selection of speaker presentations, breakout sessions, industry trend talks and regulatory updates from the experts at it’s annual Conference & Tradeshow in May. This year, we provided our industry with unprecedented flexibility by giving conference goers the option to attend virtually. Now, every moment of the conference included in the virtual package is also available to purchase on demand either in its entirety or as individual sessions.

After purchase, you will receive a link in your confirmation and email to download. This will provide access to the recorded conference session. The link expires after 60 days. 

On-Demand Conference Package

By purchasing the Virtual Conference Package, you will have access to hours of invaluable content from over two days at our 2021 Conference & Trade Show including the keynote address and all speaker presentations, breakout sessions and updates from the federal agencies that partner with the drug and alcohol screening industry as well as regulatory and industry trend reports. This is your best opportunity to experience everything we learned during the NDASA conference or revisit sessions with your team to ensure nothing was missed that could benefit your business.
Available until January 1, 2022.

Member cost: $550

Non-member price:$650

Keynote Address by Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. of SHRM

In what many conference goers said was one of the most relevant speeches they have heard, Johnny C. Taylor Jr., president and CEO of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) shares his views of the changing workplace post-pandemic and at a time when supporting diversity and inclusion at work is more important than ever. Mr. Taylor provides essential knowledge for any business owner managing employees in 2021.

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Member price: $50

Non-member price: $60

Government Affairs/PAC Meeting

NDASA’s Governmental Affairs Committee recaps the events of the past year and discusses current legislative issues that are important to those in the drug and alcohol screening industry. The committee also previews the PAC’s priorities going forward, it’s vision for the future and why being part of an advocacy organization like NDASA is critical for the long-term sustainability of our industry. 

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Member price: $50


Non-member price:
$60

Connecting the Dots: From Initial Contact to Client for Life

Discover the formula to create a positive customer expectations and customer experience from the beginning. Learn the five mistakes companies make that drive their customers away while learning the things you can begin doing now to convert customers to clients for life.

Tom Fulmer, Vice President of Business Development, National Drug Screening, Inc.

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Non-member price: $60

Quest Diagnostic Employer Solutions Drug Testing Index 2020 Overview

In this session, Dr. Sample releases the findings in Quest Diagnostics’ 2020 Drug Testing Index™ (DTI). The DTI is a series of reports issued annually that provide insights into trends in workforce drug use based on positivity rates of de-identified laboratory tests performed by Quest for a range of illicit, legal and prescription drugs. Having this information is critical as we, in the drug and alcohol testing industry make our business decisions.

Dr. Barry Sample, Director of Science & Technology Employers Solutions

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Non-member price:
$60

CBD and Delta-8-THC Impact on Drug Testing

Gain knowledge about the plant origin of CBD and THC and an understanding of the metabolism profile for CBD in urine. This session will examine the effect of CBD on workplace drug testing and the impact of Delta-8-THC on marijuana confirmations for Delta 9-THCA.

Dr. David Kuntz, Executive Director for Analytical Toxicology/Laboratory Director Clinical Reference Laboratories

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Non-member price:
$60

NDASA State Affiliates Meeting

Find out the issues that different states are dealing with when it comes to changing state laws and workplace drug testing. The state affiliate caucus meeting was held for all official state affiliate and associate affiliate designated representatives. State related issues are discussed, including certification and training opportunities, membership recruitment, state governmental advocacy and the responsibilities of state affiliate representatives, also known as NDASA “ambassadors.” 

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Non-member price: $60

Changing Marijuana Laws: What Every Employer Needs to Know

Not only have there been massive changes to marijuana products, use methods, potencies and delivery methods in the past few years, there have been an historical amount of changes to state laws and even more are on the horizon. For a thorough understanding of how to approach workplace drug policies in the age of legal cannabis, this course is a must

Jo McGuire & Bill Judge, Co-Founder of Drug Screening Compliance Institute (DSCI)

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$60

Smokescreen: What the American Marijuana Industry Doesn't Want You to Know

Author, consultant and presidential advisor, Kevin A. Sabet, Ph.D., who has researched, written about, and implemented drug policy for more than 20 years, talks about his most recent work investigating the marijuana industry and its’ promotion of today’s new and highly potent drug to increase profit without regard for public health.

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Safe Collections Practices in a Changing Culture

Learn how to apply the CDC safety guidelines to the collection process and discover additional safe practices you can implement to limit virus exposure to yourself and others.

Leah Sasis, Drug and Alcohol Collector Trainer, MHS

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$60

A Winning Drug Testing Approach: Deterrence Centricity

Through real-world data and anecdotal evidence, learn about the deterrent value of Certainty of Detection, and how it can be used as a screening tactic to drive down costs and pre-employment positive rates. Compare and contrast detection methods for their fit to a Deterrence-Centric drug testing program and learn why “Certainty of Detection” and “Deterrence Centricity” are two sides of the same coin.

Allen Johnson, VP of Marketing & Richard Clay, VP National Accounts Psychemedics

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$60

Use of Oral Fluid Collections & Testing to Improve your Workflow: An Approach for TPAs

Learn the benefits of implementing an oral fluid and alcohol testing program and how you can fit oral fluid testing into a TPA’s workflow to grow your business.

Brian Feeley, Director of Sales, U.S. Diagnostics Business, Risk Assessment Testing Orasure Technologies

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The Human Side of Drug and Alcohol Testing

Learn how to implement federally compliant empathetic policies that are employee focused, and how to establish processes for getting supervisors more involved in identifying problems with their workforce sooner rather than later.

Penny Horton, SHRM Senior Certified HR Professional, Who’s your HR

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Non-member price:
$60 

Drug and Alcohol Testing Trends: Results of the 22nd Annual Drug Testing Industry Survey

The COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on the U.S. economy and the drug testing industry. All the hot issues were affected, including testing for marijuana, switching to oral fluid testing, and telehealth collections. Learn about all these issues and more while hearing the results of the survey. Many companies use the survey’s results to help them formulate important sales and marketing strategies.

Bill Current, President Current Consulting Group

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Is Cannabis Dangerous? Scientific Evidence and Lessons from the Legalized States. What Employers MUST Know!

This session will be relevant for TPAs, SAPs, DERs, MROs, and any other industry professional dealing with the questions relating to cannabis use and the relationship between marijuana use, mental health, workplace safety and EAP/SAP services.

Alex Berenson, Journalist, Non-Fiction Writer, and Novelist

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Non-member price: $60 

Employer Perspective on Hiring and Retaining Employees in Recovery

Employers often feel apprehensive about hiring workers who are in recovering from substance use issues. Yet, at a time, when many businesses are struggling to find and retain healthy, safe and productive employees it is important to understand the potential benefits of hiring individuals in recovery and that the workplace can be a powerful place to prevent and respond to the harmful use of substances. This session helps employer learn what a recovery-supportive workplace looks like and that it is attainable (and good for the bottom line).

Karen Pierce, Managing Director at Working Partners Systems

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Non-member price:
$60