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.


Registration for the conference can be completed in two ways: 

Completed forms can be submitted with payment by mail to CCE Registration, University of Minnesota, 201 Coffey Hall, 1420 Eckles Ave., St. Paul, MN 55108, or by fax to 612-624-5359.

The conference registration fee is $95 and includes all conference materials, breakfasts, lunch, breaks, and a reception.

Become a Sponsor or Exhibitor

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

Location and Accommodations

The conference will be held at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center in Duluth, MN.

Accommodations will be 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 (includes all conference materials, breakfasts, lunch, breaks, and a reception). Up to 30 scholarships will be granted on a first-come, first-served basis for those who successfully complete the scholarship application form (334 KB DOC).

Applications must be submitted by Friday, October 10, 2014, to Stephanie Malinoff at malinoff@umn.edu. Travel, lodging, and other expenses will not be covered and must be paid by the individual.


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.