Past Workshops

2016 Workshops

Below is the list of workshops, by track, presented at the 2016 Long Beach Conference. Click on the link in each track for workshop descriptions. Handouts received for posting are listed below each workshop title. Click on the speaker name to download their handout. If you don’t see a handout for a particular speaker, you may contact them directly using the attendee roster emailed to you before the conference.

Preconference Meetings

Truck & Bus Enforcement (T&BET) “Train-the-Trainer” Course
TBET
TBET2
TBET Training Brochure

Then and Now: Looking Forward
Belwadi
Jermakian
Arbogast

Adult Occupant Protection/Vehicle Technology

Workshop Descriptions
adult

● Closing Occupant Protection Loopholes
• Hedlund
• Perry 1
Perry 2
Perry 3
Perry 4
Perry 5
Perry 6

● Cultivating Strategic Traffic Safety Partnerships
Atran
Agran

● Low Cost, Effective Local Law Enforcement Strategies for Adult Occupant Protection

● Advancements in Vehicle Technologies: What Are They & How Do They Work?

● Rural Seat Belt Enforcement
Allsop

● Safety Belt Messaging for Diverse Populations
Beers

● Still Improving! What’s Working to Push Seat Belt Use Higher?

Communications

Workshop Descriptions
communication

● Communicating in a Crisis: Learning from Your Peers

● Exploring the Next Frontier in Social Media
• Hart

● Free/Low-Cost Resources for Promoting Public Awareness

● Freshening up Your Public Education Efforts & Campaigns

● Learning to Speak & Leverage Social Media
Bukowski

● Media Relations: 2016 & Beyond

Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement

Workshop Descriptions
law

● Alcohol Education & Enforcement in Ames, Iowa & Iowa State University
• Arkovich 1
• Arkovich 2

● Applying the Principles of Pharmacology & Drug Effects to Cannabinoids in DUI Arrests, Investigations & Prosecutions

● Automated Speed Enforcement: Responsible Management of Technology that Produces Positive Results
Didone

● Body Cameras 101 & Their Utilization in DUI Cases

● Enhancing Traffic Safety: Engaging & Educating the Judiciary
Cash 1

● Portland’s Innovative Share the Road Safety Class

● Strategies for Reducing Line of Duty Deaths & Improving Officer Safety
Ramnarayan

● Teamwork That WORKS! Everyone Can Partner to Solve Problems

● Tips on Working in a Legalized Marijuana World

● Welcome to the Party! Designer Drugs, Stash Compartments, Logos, Drug Clothing & More

● Why We Do What We Do

Distracted Driving

Workshop Descriptions
distracted

● A Formula for Advancing Distracted Driving Legislation: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly

● Connecting the Dots: From the Road to the Court Room

● Distracted Driving Education: Are We Using the Right Language?
LHill
Iona & Yoder

● Distracted Driving in 2016: a Q&A Session with Leading Distracted Driving Researchers
Reimer
Reimer Link 1
Reimer Link 2
Reimer Link 3
Reimer Link 4
Reimer Link 5
Reimer Link 6
• Reimer Link 7

● Pedestrian & Driver Distraction: Prevalence & Risk of Distraction While Crossing

● Taking Distracted Driving by Storm
Hernandez

● Talking to Teens About Distracted Driving in a Way that Makes a Difference
Morris 1
Morris 2

Impaired Driving

Workshop Descriptions
impaIred

● Anatomy of a Fatal Collision

● Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety

● Effective Implementation of Ignition Interlock Programs
Shults

● Impaired Driving Prevention: Focusing on Youth & Charting Progress in Reducing DUI
Robertson
Lillis & Gochenaur

● Strategies for Addressing Impaired Driving Refusals
•  Ryerson & Olson
McDonald 1

● New & Improved Courtroom Tools to Reduce Impaired Driving
Eberspacher&Bowler
• McDonald 2

● Research on Drug Impaired Driving
Hedlund 3

● Underutilized DUI Prevention Tools
Stodola
• Fell

● Victim Impact Panel
Lynch

● What’s New in Drug Impaired Driving
Hedlund 2
• McCartt

Motorcycle Safety

Workshop Descriptions

● Motorcycle Helmets: New NHTSA Standards, Research & Enforcement
Petterson
Knox
Thom

● The Future of Motorcycle Rider Training
Robinson
Beer
Moss
Ludwig

● The Latest in Motorcycle Research That Could Impact States
Ouellet

● The Risks & Growing Push to Allow Off-Road Vehicles on Public Roads

Occupant Protection for Children

Workshop Descriptions
child

● Child Restraint Manufacturers: Latest Technology #1 (1.5 CEUs)
Guzzetta 1
Haverstick

● Child Restraint Manufacturers: Latest Technology #2 (1.5 CEUs)
Guzzetta 2
• Sumroy

● How to Get Your Foot in Your School District’s Door
• Dias
Brewer
Brewer Link

● Getting & Keeping Kids in Booster Seats
Van Horn
Yellman
Powell
Kroeker

● Laws Won’t Get the Job Done, Unless They’re Enforced
Ludovici
Lewis

● Learn More About Seat Belts on School Buses, A Hot Button Topic (1 CEU)
Borges 1
Borges 2
Walker

● No More Business as Usual: Mixing it up to Reach Diverse Populations
Booge
Lutz

● Research: What We Know & How We Know It #1
Artuso

● Research: What We Know & How We Know It #2 (1 CEU)
Lee
Jermakian

● Special Needs: Going Beyond What You Learned in Your Certification Class (1 CEU)
Brown
Arbogast

● Test your Knowledge: Transporting Kids in Ambulances (1 CEU)
Kuska
Bull
Gallagher

● Think Outside the Trash: Car Seat Recycling
Heflin 1
Heflin 2
Heflin 3
Heflin 4 English
Heflin 4 Spanish
Heflin 5 English
Heflin 5 Spanish
Heflin 6
Heflin 7
Heflin 8 English
Heflin 8 Spanish
Romo 1
Romo 2
Romo 3
Romo 4

Older Drivers

Workshop Descriptions

● A Needs Assessment Tool to Identify At-Risk Aging Drivers
Holley

● Aging in Place: Helping Older Drivers Maintain Mobility & Independence

● Statewide Strategies for Supporting an Aging Population
Carney
Carter
• Lariviere
• Schieke 1
Schieke 2
Colella&McCracken

Other Highway Safety Priorities

Workshop Descriptions
other

● Asleep at the Wheel?  Most of Us Have Driven Drowsy

● Data and Enforcement, A Smart Idea Today!

● Police Traffic Enforcement Today & Tomorrow

● Poster Dash! 60 Minutes That Will Change Your Life

● Toward Zero Deaths, More Than a Slogan
• Kaucic
Ritter 1

● Trucks & Bus Traffic Enforcement: Changing Driving Behaviors One Stop at a Time
Ternes 1
Ternes 2
Ternes 3

● Wrong-Way Driving Crashes: What Can You Do to Prevent Them?
Karol
Warren-Kigenyi
Ritter 2

Pedestrian/Bicycle Safety

Workshop Descriptions
vulnerable

● Bike Share Programs: The Benefits & Successes

● Doing it Right: Leveraging Data & Evaluation to Develop Pedestrian Safety Projects
Helms

● Every Life Matters: Take-Away Tools & Activities to Foster Collaboration for Community Pedestrian-Bicycle Efforts
Fischer 1
Fischer 2

● Safety Takes Synergy:  Lessons & Successes from the Pedestrian Injury Prevention Action Team Program
Jordison

● Success Stories from the Mayors’ Challenge for Safer People & Safer Streets
Curry
• Eccleston
• Newman

Teen Traffic Safety

Workshop Descriptions
teen

● First Know Your Community: Qualitative Approaches for Strategic Program Planning
Fleisher

● Distracted Driving Partnerships Between Local Organizations & School-based Peer-led Programs
Jacob Smith

● Rethinking How We Train & Assess Young Novice Drivers
Shell

● Implementing Effective Parent-Involved Teen Driving Programs
Bowles 1
Bowles 2
Bowles 3
Bowles 4
Bowles 5
Bowles 6
Fairchild & Bowles
Trauma Nurses
SHill
• Shope
Shope2

● Class is in Session: Innovative School Policies That Support Teen Driver Safety
Canady
Wahlstrom 1
Wahlstrom 2

● Reinvigorating GDL Advocacy
Costales
Mayhew

● Roadworthy Cars & Teens: Optimizing a Vehicle’s Safety for Teen Drivers
Fanning 1
Fanning 2

● Wisdom from Youth: Life After Traffic Court

2015 Workshops

Below is a list of the workshops presented at the 2015 Chicago Conference. Handouts received for posting are listed below each workshop title. Click on the speaker name to download their handout. If you don’t see a handout for a particular speaker, you may contact them directly using the attendee roster emailed to you before the conference.

Preconference Workshop

• CPS Boot Camp: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly
· Brooks
· Top Tips
· CPS Liability Videos

Conference Workshops

Adult Occupant Protection Track/Vehicle Technology

adultAOP Workshop Descriptions

• Effectively Enforcing & Messaging to Increase Rural Seat Belt Use
· Carpenter 1
· Carpenter 2
· Carpenter 3
· Hoye
· Jones

• Unbelted: Perspectives on Nighttime Enforcement Strategies
· Trull

• Leveraging LELs to Bolster Law Enforcement Support of Your Occupant Protection Program
· Roberts
· Wills

• Working With the Medical and Public Health Communities to Increase Occupant Protection
· Fairchild 1
· Fairchild 2
· Fairchild 3

• Putting Data to Work to Enhance, Pass Seat Belt Laws
· Shults 2

• How Am I Doing? Using Data to Plan and Evaluate Your OP Program
· Jackson

• Can Technology Convince the Hard Core Seat Belt Naysayer?

• Stopping the Crash Before It Happens: Collision Avoidance Technology & More
· Moore

• But My Law is Secondary! New Approaches to Overcoming This Hurdle
· Reicks
· Ticer

Communications Track

communicationCOMM Workshop Descriptions

• Social Media: The Language of Millennials
· Thurman 1

• Is Anybody Listening? Reaching the Right Audience with the Right Message
· Raines & Campbell 1
· Raines & Campbell 2
· Raines & Campbell 3

• Embracing Your Shoestring Budget: Penny-Pincher Communications

• Free Marketing Resources to Support Your Campaign
· Hanley
· S Hill 1
· S Hill 2

Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Track

lawCJ Workshop Descriptions

• Prosecuting DUI Cases By Effectively Using the SFST Manual
· Ryerson & Hayes

• Concentrates, Edibles, Popular Drug E-Devices & Their Relationship/Popularity With Impaired Driving
· Galloway

• Law Enforcement Professionalism: Doing the Right Things to the Right People for the Right Reasons

• Oral Fluid in DUID Cases
· Miles & Moore

• Marijuana Impaired Driving Cases – Overcoming Challenges

• Why You Don’t See What You Thought You Saw: Limitations of Mobile Video Recording
· Andreacola

• Marijuana: The Gateway…To Legitimacy?

• DUI Silver Bullets

• Enhancing Response to Traffic Incidents Through Public Safety Consolidation
· Hadley
· Weiss

• What Role Can the Judiciary Play in Your State’s Efforts to Reduce Impaired Driving?

Distracted Driving Track

distractedDD Workshop Descriptions

• Distracted Driving Overview: New Issues and Emerging Trends
· Fischer 1

• Do As I Say, Not As I Do: Working with Parents to Educate the Next Generation of Drivers
· Feldman
· Feldman 2
· Sarmiento

• Leveraging the Latest Research to Inform Your Distracted Driving Message
· Funkhouser
· Commissaris

• Taking Action: From Tragedy to Advocacy

• An App for That? How Employers are Using Technology and Education to Address Distracted Driving
· L Hill 1

• Innovative & Effective Distracted Driving Enforcement and Communications Strategies

Impaired Driving Track

impaIredID Workshop Descriptions

• Mobilizing the Public to Report Impaired Drivers
· Fell
· Murie

• Benefits and Challenges of Ignition Interlocks for First Offenders
· Griffin
· McCartt 1
· Strickland

• What’s New in Drugged Driving Research

• Driving High:  How Colorado & Washington Are Addressing Legalized Marijuana
· Ursino
· Popp 1

• Implementing DUI No Refusal
· McDonald

• Best Practices in Addressing Underage Drinking
· Hopkins
· Hingson
· Winters

• A Fresh Look at Sobriety Checkpoints, a Proven Countermeasure
· Eichelberger 2
· Grondel

• Victim Impact Panel:  Working With Survivors

• Advocating for Impactful DUI Child Endangerment Laws
· Child Endangerment Statutes
· Chase
· Kelley-Baker & Romano

Occupant Protection for Children Track

childOPC Workshop Descriptions

• Curbside Law Enforcement Training Opportunities
· Mitchell
· Borchardt 1
· Borchardt 2
· Borchardt 3
· Borchardt 4 
· Rivera

• Lower Connectors & Tethers for Children Update (1.5 CEUs)

• Serving Rural Families: Understanding the Issues, Implementing Solutions
· Buchanan
· Meidinger 1

• Making the Most of Your State Highway Safety Office
· Wingfield 2

• Child Restraint Manufacturers’ Latest Technology Panel (2 sessions-1.5 CEUs each)
· Gillett

• Reducing Liability at Your Community Event
· Meidinger 2
· Testa

• Addressing the Transportation Needs of Infants and Children with Special Needs
· Bull
· Bull 2
· Stewart 1

• What’s New in OPC Research? (1.5 CEUs)
· Macy
· Zonfrillo

• Habla Espanol? Effectively Engaging Hispanic Families
· Jones

• New School-Based Safety/Educational Programs: Getting Your Foot in the Door
· Chausmer

• The OPC Mix, Daycare, Boosters & Community Education

• Court Education Programs and CPS: What Works?

Other Highway Safety Priorities Track

otherOHSP Workshop Descriptions

• Who Is the NTSB and Why Are They at the Scene of My Crash?

• Seat Belts and Impaired Driving – Costly Public Health Threats

• How Safe is YOUR Roadside?
· Sprague

• LARGE Vehicles = LARGE Crashes = LARGE Problems

• Safety Data Uses and Issues for the Native American Nations

• State Highway Safety Assessments – How to Use Them As a Blue Print for Success and Changing CULTURE!
· Bryant
· Minall
· Otto

• Poster Dash! 60 Minutes That Will Change Your Life

Teen Traffic Safety Track

teenTN Workshop Descriptions

• New Insights on the Effectiveness of Driver Education & Training
· VanTassel

• Helping Parents Make Good Choices: Optimizing Supervised Driving
· Eichelberger

• Strategies to Increase GDL Enforcement and Compliance
· Rugani 1
· Rugani 2
· Lichenstein & Rossman
· Lichenstein

• Protecting Older Novice Drivers Who Delay Licensure
· Fischer 2
· Shults 1
· Widmer

• Adopting Successful Teen Safe Driving Programs from Other States
· Wingfield

• Building Evaluation into Your Teen – Led and Other Traffic Safety Programs
· JJohnson
· Lynn

• Friends Don’t Let Friends Drive Distracted: Keeping Teens Safe through Peer-Led Approaches
· Friends
· CurriculumQV2
· CurriculumQAV2
· Driving Pledge
· GCMS High School 1
· GCMS High School 2
·
GCMS Mentor PP
· Gwin
· LessonPlan 
· Melgosa
· Watson 1
· Watson 2

• Policy and Enforcement Strategies to Prevent Underage Drinking
· Phillips
· Mansfield

Vulnerable Population

vulnerableVP Workshop Descriptions

• Performance Measures Matter: Tips and Techniques for Collecting & Leveraging Bike/Pedestrian Data
· Frkonja 
· Howell

• Officials That “Get It:” Making Communities Pedestrian & Bike Friendly

• Partnerships & Strategies for Leveraging the 3 E’s for Bike and Pedestrian Safety
· Viola

• Bike Share Programs: Promoting Ridership & Ensuring Rider Safety
· Wiedel
· Houser

• Technology & Enforcement Strategies to Prevent Bike and Pedestrian Injuries
· Marshall
· Epstein

• Keeping Adult Roadway Users Safe Via Community-Based Coalitions
· Fulks
· Holley
· Snook

• Rx for Safety: The Medically Impaired Driver…Connecting the Dots

• New Approaches to Accommodate Older Pedestrians
· Amparano
· Holley 3

• Real World Solutions (you can implement today) for Addressing Older Drivers
· Holley2
· Sligting 1
· Sligting 2
· Sligting 3
· Sligting 4
· Sligting 5
· Sligting 6
· Sligting 7

• Fewer Fatalities Involve Older Drivers, Is the Problem Solved?
· McCartt 2

• DUI or Dementia, Older Driver Medical Impairments
· R Rybar & Hill & Iketani

• Motorcycles and Integrated Technology on Highways
· Atkins

• States and the Motorcycle Safety Incubators
· Cole
· Krajewski

• Teachable Moments and Advances in Motorcycle Rider Training
· Ochs

• Successful Strategies to Ward Off Repeal or to Pass Motorcycle Helmet Laws
· Shinkle

 

2014 Workshops

Below is a list of the workshops presented at the 2014 Nashville conference. Handouts received for posting are listed below each workshop title. Click on the speaker name to download their handout.  If you don’t see a handout for a particular speaker, you may contact them directly using the attendee roster emailed to you before the conference.

Adult Occupant Protection Track/Vehicle Technology

adult• Driverless Cars, Cars That “Talk” to Each Other, Forward Collision Warning and More

• Air Bags Everywhere? The Latest on New Tests, Rules and Technologies to Protecting Vehicle

• Buckle Up: Law Enforcement Successes and Challenges
· Marlow
· Ticer 2

• Upgrading State Laws for all Vehicle Occupants: The Path to Successful Advocacy
· Chase
· Maguire

• Diverse Populations: Techniques to Increase Seat Belt Use
· Goldzweig
· Ward-Harper

• Motorcoach Safety: First Ever Comprehensive Regulations to Protect all Riders – Belts are on the Way

• What’s Happening in the Occupant Protection World?

• Reframing Occupant Protection: Innovative Strategies to Improve Seat Belt Use

Communications Track

communication• Guerrilla Tactics: Putting a New Spin on Traffic Safety

• Beyond Facebook: Taking Social Media and New Media to the Next Step

• Expanding Your Reach Through Partnerships
· Readett
· Sutfin

• Marketing Resources to Support Your Campaigns
· Vielmetti

Criminal Justice Track

• Understanding the Judicial Perspective on Enhancing Traffic Safety: Common Goal, Different

• Marijuana and Driving: Trials and Tribulations
· Celeste 1
· Celeste 2
· Celeste 3
· Celeste 4
· Celeste 5
· Celeste 6
· Celeste 7
· Celeste 8
·  Celeste 9

• The Sovereign Citizen Movement and Traffic Safety: Identification, Investigation and Prosecution

• “HIGH”way Driving: Trends in Drugged Driving

• Eight Questions a Prosecutor/Officer Should Ask When Finding a Cell Phone at a Crash Scene
· Olson

• “Am I Detained?” Handling Difficult Scenarios Roadside

• The HIPAA Battlefield: Combat Strategies, Blood Draws and Medical Records
· Camp 1
· Camp 2
· Gapstur

• Take 30 for Traffic
· Davis K

• Returning Veterans: Unique Traffic Safety Issues for Law Enforcement

• Automated Enforcement Technologies: Creating Transparency in Program Operative

Distracted Driving Track

distracted• Overview of Distracted Driving
· Teater

• Distracted Driving Enforcement: What’s New? What’s Working?
· Walsh

• Educating the Public: Best Practices and Promising Approaches
· Engwer
· Feldman

• Tools for Advocates – Engaging Policymakers to Create Change
· Evans
· Perry
· Perry 2
· Raffaele 1

• New Findings from Distracted Driving Research

• Why and How Employers are Implementing Distracted Driving Policies
· McKillips

• What the Auto and Consumer Electronics Industries are Doing to Address Distracted Driving
· Cardinali
· Pollard
· Wilson

Impaired Driving Track

impaIred• Increasing Visibility of Impaired Driving Enforcement
· Brown W
· Holt
· Fell1

• Controlled party dispersal and Source Investigation: A Strategy to Combat Impaired Driving

• .05 vs .08 – What Does the Research Say?
· Fields

• Drugged Driving: What’s Driving the Numbers
· Ursino

• High in Plain Sight: Current Alcohol, Drug, and Concealment Trends and Identifiers

• No Refusal
· Barnes 1
· Barnes 2
· Warren-Kigenyi

• Technology Applications to Reduce Impaired Driving
· Fell 2
· Lavery

• Ignition Interlock Technology: An Update for States
· Casanova-Powell

• Victim Impact Panel

Occupant Protection for Children Track

child• Increasing Seat Belt Use for Post-Booster Seat Children and Beyond

• Children In and Around Cars: A Comprehensive Look at Prevention Strategies
· Belwadi1

• Strategies and Practices for Developing Strong Hospital-Based OPC Programs
· Bull 2
· Brooks

• How to Use Data to Develop and Evaluate Your CPS Program
· O’Neil 2

• Building Capacity: How to Grow, Maintain and Keep Technicians Active
· Burton 1
· Burton 2

• School Buses: Regulations and Best Practices (1.5 CEUs)
· Donaldson
· Kessler
· Vits 1
· Vits 2
· Vits 3

• Explaining LATCH and Labeling Curbside (1.5 CEUs)

• Bringing At-Risk Community Partners to the OPC Table

• Diving into New Revised Curricula: CPS Certification, Special Needs and Ambulance
· Bull 1

• Creative CPS Partnerships and Programs: New Ideas, New Approaches

• What’s New in Research, Part 1
· Ferguson
· O’Neil 1
· Walraven

• What’s New In Research, Part 2 (1.5 CEUs)

• What’s New in Research, Part 3 (1.5 CEUs)
· Eichelberger

Other Highway Safety Priorities Track

other• Dispelling Myths & Exploring Facts: Stopping Large Trucks and Buses is a Lifesaver

• When the Feds Show Up – Managing Communications Following a Major Crash

• Managing the Crash – How to Ensure Responders and Motorists Get Home and Safely
· Nicholson
· Horne

• Perspectives on Speed Management – Looking at Speed from a New Angle
· Thomas
· Rose

• Implementing Recent Changes in Drivers Licensing Laws

• Safety Cultures, Perceptions and Attitudes – The Impact on Highway Safety

• Native American Programs Working Together for Tribal Safety
· Johnson C
· Pourier

Teen Traffic Safety Track

teen• Parents and GDL Compliance: Current Trends and Elements of a Good Parent Program
· Scopatz

• Generation Buckle Up
· Winchester

• Adopting Successful Teen Driving Programs from Other States

• Delayed Licensure: Trends, Impact and Solutions
· McCartt

• Latest Research in Assessing Teen Driving Skill: Validating Tools

• Out with the Old School – Current Innovative Curricula for Driver Ed
· Saint

• Systematic Approach to Traffic Safety Programs: Design, Selection, Evaluation
· Winston 
· Winston 2

• Creative Approaches to GDL Enforcement – Overcoming the Challenge

Vulnerable Populations

vulnerable• Tools and Resources to Address Medical Fitness to Drive
· Stowe 1

• Enhancing Law Enforcement and Administrative Capacity for Older Driver Safety
· Ticer 1
· Schieke
· Iketani

• Baby Boomers: The Next Older Drivers?
· Dunning

• Older Drivers and New In-Vehicle Technologies

• Training: An Effective Tool For ALL Motorcycle Safety Stakeholders

• Engaging High-Risk Riders – Lessons Learned

• The Great Debate: Why and How Should Motorcycle Enforcement Be Conducted?

• Planning for Success: Using Data, Resources and Strategic Planning for Pedestrian Safety

• Tools & Technology for Pedestrian and Bike Safety

• Distracted Pedestrians: Trends and New Findings
· Littleton 
· Ebel

• Engineering for Health: Enhancements & Partnerships for Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety

• Collection and use of Data for Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety
· Patton

• Successful Enforcement Campaigns