Conference Agenda

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
  • Welcome & Comments from State and Federal leaders
  • MSHP Colonel Sandra Karsten, Dangers and Results of Impaired Driving & ThinkFirst Carey Portell
  • Blueprint Update & Implement Vision Zero Cities
  • Together Toward Zero: Becoming Resilient Leaders in Times of Adversity, Change and Uncertainty – Tim Crowley, Motivational Speaker
Thursday, September 28, 2017

Consecutive education, engineering and enforcement tracks throughout the day:


  • HOUR Program & application of program by other agencies
  • Bike and pedestrian safety program
  • How to Get Our Attention – The Media
  • Child Passenger Safety Session


  • Signal Timing (new ITE formula; jurisdictional boundaries; retrofitting old equip)
  • Roundabouts/Intersections/Interchanges – are they working?
  • Speed limits/Work Zone Safety review/Best practices rural traffic safety
  • Highway Safety Manual – Implementation Update (panel discussion)


  • Evidence Based Traffic Enforcement Strategies
  • First Impact GDL Training for Parents of new drivers
  • DRE/Prescription meds
  • Law Enforcement strategies for the Drowsy Officer
Friday, September 29, 2017
  • New Technologies & Tomorrow’s Highways
  • Marijuana’s Impact Relating to Highway Safety & Law Enforcement - Ed Moses, retired MSHP Officer
  • KEYNOTE - Motivational Speaker – Mike Alden