2014 Toward Zero Deaths Conference

November 13-14, 2014
Duluth Entertainment Convention Center
Duluth, MN

About the Conference

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.


Become a Sponsor or Exhibitor

Learn how to become a sponsor or exhibitor at the TZD Conference. 


Accommodations are available at the following area hotels:

EMS Scholarships

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.

To apply, submit a completed scholarship application form (334 KB DOC) to Stephanie Malinoff at malinoff@umn.edu. The submission deadline is Friday, October 10, 2014. 


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.


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.