November 13-14, 2014
Duluth Entertainment Convention Center
This conference provides a forum for sharing information on best practices in engineering, enforcement, education, and emergency medical/health services and for identifying new approaches to reducing the number of traffic fatalities and life-changing injuries on Minnesota roads.
For general information about the conference, including topics covered, intended audience, and the annual awards presentation, please visit the statewide conference page.
Early registration is encouraged. Please register by November 3 to reserve your space.
Learn how to become a sponsor or exhibitor at the TZD Conference.
Two free training events will be held the afternoon of Wednesday, November 12, 2014, the day before the TZD conference. Training topics are Standardized Field Sobriety Testing and Minnesota's Traffic Safety Culture.
Rooms are available at special conference rates at the area hotels listed below. Conference attendees are responsible for making their own reservations. Please call your selected hotel directly and identify yourself as an attendee of the Minnesota Toward Zero Deaths Conference in order to receive the special rate. Reservations must be made by October 12, 2014, to be ensured the special rate. Reservations made after this date will be accepted on a space and rate availability basis.
Parking is provided at the conference hotels for hotel guests. For attendees not staying at a hotel, parking is available at the DECC for $5 per day with in and out privileges (you must keep your ticket stub).
This year, paid on-call or volunteer EMS personnel are eligible to apply for a scholarship to cover the $95 conference registration fee. Travel, lodging, and other expenses will not be covered. Up to 30 scholarships will be granted on a first-come, first-served basis.
Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits, CPS Continuing Education Units (CEUs), EMS CEUs, POST credits, and Professional Development Hours (PDHs) will be available for conference attendance.
For more information about the TZD conference, please contact Nicole Freese at 612-624-3708 or email@example.com.
View a list of the individuals serving on the 2014 TZD Conference Planning Committee.
The conference is offered by the Minnesota Toward Zero Deaths Program and the Minnesota Departments of Public Safety, Transportation, and Health, with funding from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The conference is hosted by the University of Minnesota's Center for Transportation Studies and facilitated by the College of Continuing Education.
Additional sponsorship has been received from: