Maryland Older Driver Safety Symposium - Speaker & General Info

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.


  1. 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
  2. Discover the outcomes of discussions with local professionals in law enforcement, healthcare, traffic engineering, and social services at recent regional workshops
  3. Engage in frank discussions on older driver safety issues and their relevance to Maryland
  4. 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
  5. Encounter exhibits that showcase local resources and program demonstrations.
  6. Develop partnerships by understanding the roles of agencies, organizations & professionals that provide services for older drivers



  • 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

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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