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2010 Annual Meeting
Technology and Highway Safety:
What's Driving Our Future?

Kansas City, Mo., September 26 - 29

Agenda | Presentations | Exhibit | Sponsor/Partners

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For many more photos of the GHSA 2010 Annual Meeting, visit http://flickr.com/gp/modot/P7im0z.

Special thanks to Shaun Schmitz, of the Missouri Department of Transportation, for serving as the photographer for the meeting.

Opening Reception at the World War I Museum
Liberty Memorial, a national historic landmark, sits on a hill overlooking Kansas City’s downtown skyline. The World War I Museum is built beneath this tower.
Liberty Memorial, a national historic landmark, sits on a hill overlooking Kansas City’s downtown skyline. The World War I Museum is built beneath this tower.
Harold Sterling (AARP Driver Safety Program), Van Flanigan (Virtual Driver Interactive), and Russ Vaughn (AARP Driver Safety Program) enjoy the reception.
Harold Sterling (AARP Driver Safety Program), Van Flanigan (Virtual Driver Interactive), and Russ Vaughn (AARP Driver Safety Program) enjoy the reception.
Left to right: Thomas Louizou (NHTSA); NHTSA Administrator David Strickland; Janette Fennell (Kids & Cars); Adam Kopstein, Katherine Yehl, and Bruno DiGennaro (all with Volvo); and David Manning (NHTSA).
Left to right: Thomas Louizou (NHTSA); NHTSA Administrator David Strickland; Janette Fennell (Kids & Cars); Adam Kopstein, Katherine Yehl, and Bruno DiGennaro (all with Volvo); and David Manning (NHTSA).
The view from the top of Liberty Memorial. In the foreground is Union Station, Kansas City's train station.
The view from the top of Liberty Memorial. In the foreground is Union Station, Kansas City's train station.

Opening General Session
The meeting kicked off with the Pledge of Allegiance.
The meeting kicked off with the Pledge of Allegiance.
The Missouri State Patrol Troop A Honor Guard's perform the presentation of colors at the Opening General Session.
The Missouri State Patrol Troop A Honor Guard's perform the Presentation of Colors.
GHSA Chairman Vernon Betkey welcomes attendees to the meeting.
GHSA Chairman Vernon Betkey welcomes attendees to the meeting.
Missouri Department of Transportation Interim Director Kevin Keith addresses the crowd.
Missouri Department of Transportation Interim Director Kevin Keith addresses the crowd.
Annual Meeting attendees heard from National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Administrator David Strickland.
Annual Meeting attendees heard from National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Administrator David Strickland.
Peter Appel, Administrator, Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), also spoke.
Peter Appel, Administrator, Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), also spoke.

Awards Luncheon
Former Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) Director Tricia Roberts (2nd from left) won the 2010 Kathryn J.R. Swanson Public Service Award. Here, she poses OHS staff members Andrea Summers, Jana Simpler and Lisa Shaw.
Former Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) Director Tricia Roberts (2nd from left) won the 2010 Kathryn J.R. Swanson Public Service Award. Here, she poses OHS staff members Andrea Summers, Jana Simpler and Lisa Shaw.
Florida DOT Chief Safety Officer Marianne Trussell (center) accepts A Peter K. O'Rourke Special Achievement Award on behalf of the Florida Motorcycle Safety Coalition. She is joined by GHSA Chairman Vernon Betkey and GHSA Member Services Committee Chairman Troy Costales.
Marianne Trussell accepts a Peter K. O'Rourke Special Achievement Award on behalf of the Florida Motorcycle Safety Coalition. She is joined by GHSA Chairman Vernon Betkey and Member Services Committee Chairman Troy Costales.
A Peter K. O'Rourke Special Achievement Award was awarded to DCH Auto Group. DCH Chairman Shau-wai Lam accepts the award.
A Peter K. O'Rourke Special Achievement Award was awarded to DCH Auto Group. DCH Chairman Shau-wai Lam accepts the award.
Crawford County Kansas' S.A.F.E. Program also won a Peter K. O'Rourke Special Achievement Award. Kansas Traffic Safety Manager (2nd from right) is seen here with Crawford County Sheriff Sandy Horton and others involved in the program.
Crawford County Kansas' S.A.F.E. Program also won a Peter K. O'Rourke Special Achievement Award. Kansas Traffic Safety Manager (2nd from right) is seen here with Crawford County Sheriff Sandy Horton and others involved in the program.
Utah Highway Safety Office staff Dave Beach and Mark Panos (center) accept a Peter K. O'Rourke Special Achievement Award for Utah's Zero Fatalities campaign.
Utah Highway Safety Office staff Dave Beach and Mark Panos (center) accept a Peter K. O'Rourke Special Achievement Award for Utah's Zero Fatalities campaign.
Former MADD CEO Chuck Hurley accepts his 
James J. Howard Highway Safety Trailblazer Award.
Former MADD CEO Chuck Hurley accepts his
James J. Howard Highway Safety Trailblazer Award.

Exhibit Hall
The Exhibit Hall is abuzz with activity.
The Exhibit Hall is abuzz with activity.
Ohio Traffic Safety Office staff invite attendees to learn about Cincinnati, site of the 2011 GHSA Annual Meeting.
Ohio Traffic Safety Office staff invite attendees to learn about Cincinnati, site of the 2011 GHSA Annual Meeting.
Reginald Welles and Jay Symons at the Street Smarts Interactive booth.
Reginald Welles and Jay Symons at the Street Smarts Interactive booth.
Sheila Dahl demonstrates Digital Ally's products and services.
Sheila Dahl demonstrates Digital Ally's products and services.
The Redflex Traffic Systems team: Shoba Vaitheeswaran, Tamara Dietrich, and Elizabeth Marcus.
The Redflex Traffic Systems team: Shoba Vaitheeswaran, Tamara Dietrich, and Elizabeth Marcus.
Jaisen John and Tim John of TjohnE Productions, Inc., take a minute to relax.
Jaisen John and Tim John of TjohnE Productions, Inc., take a minute to relax.

Workshops
Peter Woolley, Director of Fairleigh Dickinson's PublicMind Poll talks about best practices in behavioral data collection.
Peter Woolley, Director of Fairleigh Dickinson's PublicMind Poll talks about best practices in behavioral data collection.
New Jersey Governor’s Representative Pam Fischer moderates the workshop on polling.
New Jersey Governor’s Representative Pam Fischer moderates the workshop on polling.
Workshops provided an opportunity for attendees to interact with the speakers and ask questions.
Workshops provided an opportunity for attendees to interact with the speakers and ask questions.
Pete Bodyk of Kansas moderates a panel on automated enforcement.
Pete Bodyk of Kansas moderates a panel on automated enforcement.
Spencer Moore talks about Georgia's experience with electronic grants management.
Spencer Moore talks about Georgia's experience with electronic grants management.
Dennis Utter, NHTSA's Director of Traffic Records and Analysis, covers the new seat belt survey methodology.
Dennis Utter, NHTSA's Director of Traffic Records and Analysis, covers the new seat belt survey methodology.

Tuesday General Session
Washington State Governor's Representative Lowell Porter opens Tuesday's General Session.
Washington State Governor's Representative Lowell Porter opens Tuesday's General Session.
Howard County Police Captain Glenn Hansen projects future traffic safety trends.
Howard County Police Captain Glenn Hansen projects future traffic safety trends.
Adrian Lund, President of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, revealed a new report on the impact of texting bans on crash rates.
Adrian Lund, President of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, revealed a new report on the impact of texting bans on crash rates.
AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety President and CEO Peter Kissinger talks about enhancing traffic safety culture.
AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety President and CEO Peter Kissinger talks about enhancing traffic safety culture.

State Night Dinner at The College Basketball Experience
The State Night Dinner was held at the College Basketball Experience at Sprint Center, with full access to the interactive exhibits.
The State Night Dinner was held at the College Basketball Experience at Sprint Center, with full access to the interactive exhibits.
Guests enjoyed a buffet dinner while experiencing what it feels like to sit courtside.
Guests enjoyed a buffet dinner while experiencing what it feels like to sit courtside.
Basketball fans got to spend some time on the court.
Basketball fans got to spend some time on the court.
Missouri Highway Safety Director Leanna Depue and her staff try their hand at sportscasting.
Missouri Highway Safety Director Leanna Depue and her staff try their hand at sportscasting.

Closing Luncheon
Dave Beach, of the Utah Office of Highway Safety, serves as Master of Ceremonies for the Closing Luncheon.
Dave Beach, of the Utah Office of Highway Safety, serves as Master of Ceremonies for the Closing Luncheon.
New York Times reporter Matt Richtel was the Closing Luncheon speaker.
New York Times reporter Matt Richtel was the Closing Luncheon speaker.

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