Maryland Older Driver Safety Symposium
Promoting a Culture of Safe Mobility for Life
June 9, 2015
Motor Vehicle Administration is hosting this educational event to focus on older driver safety – bringing the latest research and best practices that are taking place everywhere and putting them into an effective program to help you use right here in Maryland.
– Program Booklet and Information - 2015 Symposium
WHEN: Tuesday, June 9, 2015; Continental breakfast, check-in & Exhibits open at 7:30am; Program begins promptly at 8:30am and ends at approximately 4:15pm.
WHERE: Conference Center at the Maritime Institute, 692 Maritime Blvd, Linthicum Heights, MD
WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Maryland leadership from government agencies and organizations in the fields of community services, law enforcement, healthcare, traffic & roadway design engineers, and other driver safety partners; leadership involved in management of programs and development of policies for roadway safety for older drivers.
- Learn the latest research, best practices, and game-changers in the older driver safety arena – prestigious keynote speaker and info-packed panels on key topics backed by excellent research
- Discover the outcomes of discussions with local professionals in law enforcement, healthcare, traffic engineering, and social services at recent regional workshops
- Engage in frank discussions on older driver safety issues and their relevance to Maryland
- Effect practical objectives of necessary policies and programs for Maryland’s older driver safety programs that can be embraced and built upon by the organizations and agencies represented
- Encounter exhibits that showcase local resources and program demonstrations.
- Develop partnerships by understanding the roles of agencies, organizations & professionals that provide services for older drivers
SPEAKERS AND PRESENTATIONS:
- Milt Chaffee, Administrator, Motor Vehicle Administration
- Dennis Schrader, Deputy Secretary, Maryland Department of Transportation
- Stephanie A. Hull, Deputy Secretary, Maryland Department of Aging
- Brian Chodrow, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Keynote Address: Elin Schold Davis, OTR/L, CDRS, Project Coordinator of Older Driver Initiative for the American Occupational Therapy Association: Triaging for Driving Assessments & Services: The Role of Family, Community, Medicine and Driver Rehabilitation
Featured Conversation: Sgt. Christopher Corea, Maryland State Police: Electronic Medical Referral from Law Enforcement via Delta Plus System & Responding Effectively on the Roadside
Identification Methods for Professionals…Changing Demographics Means Changing Methods
- Alice K Pomidor MD, MPH, AGSF, Florida State University College of Medicine: Engaging the Public & Professionals in Surveying Needs to Put into Action via Statewide Coalition
- D.R. “Ike” Iketani, California Highway Patrol, Assistant Chief (Ret), University of California at San Diego: DOSCI, Roadside Cognitive Screening Tool to Help Law Enforcement Identify and Manage Medically At-Risk Drivers
- James Stowe, PhD, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri: Providing Tools for Professional Responses to Drivers with Functional Declines through the Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety’s Subcommittee on Elder Mobility and Safety
Featured Conversation: David J. Coyne, P.E., Maryland State Highway Administration: Maryland’s Intersection Safety Implementation Plan & Implications for Older Driver Crashes
Infrastructure & Vehicles for Aging Drivers…Changing Demographics Means Changing Design
Featured Conversation: Amanda Burstein, International Association of Chiefs of Police: Training Program to Help Law Enforcement with Drivers Who May Have Alzheimer’s Disease
Strategies for Driver Assessment & Training…Changing Demographics Means Changing Strategies
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