24th ANNUAL KDOT TRANSPORTATION SAFETY CONFERENCE
Tuesday–Wednesday, April 17–18, 2018
Capitol Plaza Hotel & Convention Center Topeka
1717 SW Topeka Boulevard
Topeka, KS 66612
Learn the latest developments in all facets of transportation safety from experts in the field.
Who Should Attend?
This conference provides valuable information for law enforcement personnel, court professionals, state and local government officials, engineers, safety advocates, EMT and EMS workers, teen drivers, educators and counselors, special interest group representatives and more.
What to Expect
Keynote and breakout sessions cover injury control, law enforcement, youth issues*, roadway safety, autonomous vehicles, officer safety, pedestrian and bicycle safety, distracted driving for emergency responders and more. Participants can receive up to 9.5 contact hours of instruction.
Several networking breaks allow attendees to meet and talk with speakers, colleagues and vendors in the exhibit hall each day.
PRE-CONFERENCE EVENT: 2ND ANNUAL KANSAS DRUGGED DRIVING SUMMIT
In place of the typical pre-conference workshops, the 2018 Transportation Safety Conference offers the second annual Kansas Drugged Driving Summit on Monday, April 16. You’re invited to explore:
- Driving Under the Influence of Drugs (DUID) detection, arrest, and prosecution issues in Kansas
- Problems experienced by other states with legalization of medical and recreational marijuana
- The persistent problem of illegal drugs and legal prescription drugs being involved in Kansas crashes
- Legislative challenges experienced by other states
- Prevention tactics for DUID
- Kansas statistics on drug related crashes
- DUID – problems on the horizon
NEW! TRANSPORTATION SAFETY YOUTH CONFERENCE
Youth participation at the last few conferences has been so impressive that the Kansas Traffic Safety Resource Office is offering a new Kansas Teen Transportation Safety Conference, on May 8-9, 2018 at the Capital Plaza Hotel in Topeka specifically for this teen audience. For more information on this event, please contact KSTRO at 800-416-2522.
SAVE THE DATE: 2019 TRANSPORTATION SAFETY CONFERENCE
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We look forward to seeing you in Wichita in 2019!
Sponsored by University of Kansas Professional & Continuing Education and a federal grant through the Kansas Department of Transportation.