Municipal Traffic Safety Initiatives Conference Agenda


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Municipal Traffic Safety Initiatives Conference

March 29-31, 2015

Omni Austin Hotel at Southpark
4140 Governors Row | Austin, Texas 78744
512.448.2222 

 Introduction (Agenda, Participant Roster, Board and Staff Roster)

Course Information (Descriptions & Objectives)

Faculty Information (Roster & Bios)

 

Day 1 - Sunday, March 29, 2015

11:30 - 5:00 pm Registration
1:00 - 5:00 pm Level I Preparation Course: Clerk Certification Study Session
1:00 - 5:00 pm Level II Preparation Course: Clerk Certification Study Sessions
1:00 - 5:00 pm

Drugged Driving
Harvey J. Hoffman, Judge, 56-A District Court, Charlotte, Michigan
Brian W. Mackenzie, Judge, Retired, 52nd District Court, 1st Division, Novi, Michigan  

 12:00 - 6:00 pm

Exhibitors Expo and Impaired Driving Simulator
Lower Foyer Behind Registration
Note: Most exhibitors will be available throughout the entire conference.

5:00 - 6:00 pm Welcome Reception (Fajita Dinner)

Day 2 - Monday, March 30, 2015

6:45 - 7:50 am Registration & Breakfast
8:00 - 8:05 am Welcome & Announcements
Regan Metteauer, Program Attorney, TMCEC
8:05 - 9:00 am

Drive It Home
John Ulczycki, Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, National Safety Council

9:00 - 10:05 am

Screening and Brief Intervention: Reducing Juvenile Alcohol Use
Craig Field, Ph.D., MPH, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Director, Interdisciplinary Health, Behavior Research Consortium, University of Texas at El Paso

10:20 - 11:20 am

Traffic Safety Case Law & Attorney General Opinion Update (.25 hours ethics)
Ryan Kellus Turner, General Counsel & Director of Education, TMCEC 

11:20 - 11:30 am  Exhibitor Introductions
11:30 - 12:00 pm

Municipal Traffic Safety Initiatives Award Winners: A Video Presentation
Kathleen Person, Presiding Judge, City of Temple, and President, TMCA and TMCEC Board of Directors

12:00 - 12:50 pm Lunch
  Judges DPS
Traffic Safety
Community
1:00 - 2:10 pm

High BAC & Repeat DWI/DUI Offenders and Court-Ordered Victim Impact Panels
David Dorman, Court Monitoring Specialist, Terri Teague, VIP Program Coordinator, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, East Texas Region

Vehicle Inspection & Fees
Dennis Dobias, Senior Manager, Compliance & Enforcement Service, Regulatory Services, Department of Public Safety

Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFST)
Detective Michael Jennings, DWI Coordinator, Austin Police Department

Model Outreach Panel (.25 hrs ethics)
Presented by the Low Volume Courts Traffic Safety Award Winners: Corinth, Hollywood Park, Lakeway, Linden, and Magnolia (low volume courts serving a population below 30,000)

2:25 - 3:35 pm

Young Drivers: Sentencing and Specialty Courts
John Bull, Presiding Judge, City of San Antonio

Non-Resident Violator Compact (NRVC)
Cheryl Garren, Manager, Enforcement and Compliance Service, Department of Public Safety

Designated Driver Programs
Matthew Nutting, Director of Growth, RideScout
Justin Recktenwald, CEO/CFO, UrbanScoot, LLC

Model Outreach Panel continued(.25 hrs ethics) Presented by the Medium Volume Courts Traffic Safety Award Winners: Bryan, Cedar Hill, College Station, La Porte, and San Marcos (medium volume courts serving populations between 30,000 and 149,999).

3:50 - 5:00 pm

Bond Conditions for Impaired Drivers
Robin Ramsay, Judge, City of Denton
 

DPS Reporting
Cheryl Garren, Manager, Enforcement and Compliance Service, Department of Public Safety

Traffic Safety: 84th Legislature Preview
Regan Metteauer, Program Attorney, TMCEC
 

Model Outreach Panel continued (.25 hrs ethics)
Presented by the High Volume Courts Award Winners: Amarillo, Arlington, El Paso, Houston, and Irving (high volume court serving a population of 150,000 or more).

5:00 - 6:00 pm Reception hosted by McCreary, Veselka, Bragg & Allen

Day 3 - Tuesday, March 31, 2015

6:45 - 7:50 am Breakfast
  Juveniles Impaired Driving Community IDEA
8:00 - 9:15 am
Social Hosting Ordinances 
Carlee McConnell, Senior Research and Policy Analyst, Gabby Sewing, Program Coordinator and Strategy Specialist, and Grace Barnett, Statewide Coalition Coordinator, Texans Standing Tall


Alive at 25
Guy Benson, Director, and Deborah Parsons, Assistant Director, Danger Without Intentions
Municipal Court Toolbox: Peer-to-Peer Program for Minors in Alcohol-Related Cases
Bobbi Brooks, Program Manager, Watch UR BAC Alcohol Program,
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Child Welfare and the IDEA Video –
Part 1 & 2

Note: Judges Only 
 
9:30 - 10:45 am

Teen Court & Traffic Safety
Tina Heine, Teen Court Coordinator, Randall Stump, Presiding Judge, City of Georgetown

Prescription Drugs in the Workplace
Kevin Madison, Presiding Judge, City of Lakeway
Safety and Educational Awareness Programs: Choices and Consequences
Guy Benson, Director, and Deborah Parsons, Assistant Director, Danger Without Intentions
11:00 - 12:00 pm When Sean Speaks
Sean and Jenny Carter
WhenSeanSpeaks, Inc
12:00 pm Conference Adjourns
1:00 - 5:00 pm Clerk’s Certification Test (Levels I, II, and III)

Credit Hours
CLE Credit:  
Up to 7.25 hours if attended 8-5 on Day 2 and 8-12 on Day 3 (Up to 1.0 hour of ethics depending on chosen breakout sessions)
3.50 additional hours if attended the optional pre-conference session from 1-5 on Day 1
Judicial Education and Clerk Certification Credit: 12 hours if attended 8-5 on Day 2 and 8-12 on Day 3
4 additional hours if attended the optional pre-conference session from 1-5 on Day 1
There is no TCOLE credit for attending this conference.