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Download a pdf of
the Nashville
2014 Final Program
HERE!

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Lifesavers National Conference on Highway Safety Priorities –
the largest gathering of highway safety professionals in the U.S.


Hyatt Regency • Chicago, Illinois • March 15 – 17, 2015

CLICK HERE to see what’s happening in Chicago while you’re in town! |

The biggest event happening is on Saturday, March 14, when Chicago will be celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with their famous tradition of dyeing the Chicago River Irish green. Then at noon, the annual parade begins a few blocks from the Hyatt. For details on the St. Patrick’s Day festivities, CLICK HERE. Please note there will be temporary road closings, so if you are arriving on Saturday, allow for extra travel time to the Hyatt.

To download handouts from the 2014 Conference, CLICK HERE

The Lifesavers Conference is offered at a value that cannot be matched by any other highway safety conference!

The Lifesavers Conference brings together a unique combination of public health and safety professionals, researchers, volunteers, and practitioners who are committed to sharing best practices, research, and policy initiatives that are proven to work. You can’t get the kind of information that is conveyed at this conference anywhere else at this value. There is no professional training that provides the same kind of information that compares with the Lifesavers Conference.

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What is Lifesavers?(back to top)

Celebrating 33 Years of Delivering Solutions to Today’s Critical Highway Safety Problems

Lifesavers is the premier national highway safety meeting in the United States dedicated to reducing the tragic toll of deaths and injuries on our nation’s roadways. Drawing over 1,900 participants in 2014, Lifesavers continues to be the essential conference since its start in 1982. Each year, Lifesavers provides a forum for the presentation of proven countermeasures and initiatives that address today’s critical highway safety problems.

Lifesavers is a non-profit organization with no single sponsor and relies on the involvement of diverse private and public groups who share the common goal of improving highway safety.

Speaker Proposals (back to top)

The deadline for speaker proposals has passed (September 12, 2014). The planning committee
is not currently accepting additional submissions.

Ten Great Reasons to Attend Lifesavers (back to top)

1. Geared for all.  Whether you’re a state or local highway safety official, police officer or first responder, private or non-profit program provider, student or academician, Lifesavers’ comprehensive program is for you.

“All of the sessions I attended were FANTASTIC!”

2. Affordable.  Sponsorships, off-season scheduling, government-rate rooms, and an early-bird registration fee mean attendance won’t bust your budget.

3. Proven programs.  The 80+ workshop agenda includes cutting-edge programs that are proven to work through research and/or evaluation.

“Enjoyed the speakers…they were motivated, experienced in their field and had top-notch credentials.”

4. Hot topics.  From distracted motorists and pedestrians to new technologies, drugged driving, driverless cars, and more Lifesavers will focus on the topics impacting roadway safety today. 

5. Knowledgeable, engaging speakers. Each workshop features leading experts and practitioners in traffic safety who are selected not only because they’re knowledgeable, but skilled in engaging and energizing an audience.

“Great variety of topics to choose from addressing current issues.”

6. National leaders. The nation’s top safety professionals from NSC, GHSA, SKW, IIHS, MADD, AAA, NDAA, NHTSA and other federal agencies, and the auto and insurance industries will be in Chicago.

7. Inside information.  What’s trending in highway safety and what will the next highway reauthorization bill look like? Get the scoop from knowledgeable insiders. 

“I left with increased knowledge that has prompted a change in my thinking and actions”

8. Tremendous networking.  You’ll have numerous opportunities for formal and informal peer exchange, plus one-on-one discussion with more than 2,000 U.S. and international safety professionals.


9. State-of-the-art products.  More than 100 companies, organizations and government agencies exhibit their latest products, services, programs, and/or publications – some only at Lifesavers!

“The exhibit hall vendors’ commitment to developing and showcasing great products was evident and appreciated.”

10. Friendly people.  From the exhibitors and speakers to volunteers and attendees, everyone feels welcome, prompting participants to return year after year.


The sponsors for the 2014 conference in Nashville were:

Financial Sponsors:

Lifesavers Champions - $10,000+:

The Allstate Foundation
General Motors
Nationwide Insurance
State Farm
Toyota

Lifesavers Partners - $5,000 to $9,999:

Farmers Insurance
FedEx Ground
National Coalition for Safer Roads (NCSR)
Smart Start, Inc.
Volkswagen Group of America

Lifesavers Supporters - $1,000 to $4,999:

AAA
ADEPT Driver
Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety
Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers
Alliance Sport Marketing
American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA)
American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
Association of Global Automakers, Inc.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Chrysler Group LLC
Coalition of Ignition Interlock Manufacturers
Draeger Safety Diagnostics, Inc.
Ford Driving Skills for Life
Google
Johnson & Johnson
Manufacturers Alliance for Child Passenger Safety
Mobileye
Monsanto
Mothers Against Drunk Driving
National Automobile Dealers Association
National Safety Council
Safe Kids Worldwide
Tennessee Trucking Foundation

Lifesavers is grateful for the support of all our sponsors. We especially want to thank our state sponsor, the Tennessee Governor’s Highway Safety Office for its support and for providing volunteers and conference bags.

In-Kind Sponsors:

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Governors Highway Safety Association
I Drive Safely
Injury Prevention Center of Greater Dallas
Insurance Institute of Highway Safety
National District Attorneys Association
National Transportation Safety Board

Sponsorship (back to top)

Promote your organization’s expertise and become a 2015 Lifesavers Conference Sponsor.

Sponsor benefits include recognition on the Lifesavers website, in printed materials and signage, and special seating and recognition at the Public Service Awards Luncheon.

Sponsorship Levels


Lifesavers Supporter – Non-Profit - $1,000 to $4,999 or For-Profit - $2,000 to $4,999

  • Organization name in conference program
  • Organization name displayed on screens during the plenaries and luncheons
  • Priority seating at plenaries and luncheons
  • Special recognition for exhibiting sponsors (in the program and in the exhibit hall)
  • Recognition on Lifesavers' website, including a link to the sponsoring organization’s website
  • Recognition plaque

Lifesavers Partner – $5,000 to $9,999

  • All the benefits of a Supporter, plus:
    –  Organization logo in program and displayed on screens at conference
    –  One complimentary attendee registration OR one free exhibit booth (booth includes one exhibit free registration and one exhibit registration at $250)
    –  Priority booth selection (based on availability – register early!)
    –  Complimentary attendee list in Excel format

Lifesavers Champion – $10,000 and up

  • All the benefits of a Partner, plus:
    –  Two additional complimentary attendee registrations, for a total of three

Please contact the Lifesavers Conference, Inc. at 703-922-7944, or email Bill Windsor for more information on sponsoring.

Future Lifesavers Conferences (back to top)

March 15-17, 2015 • Hyatt Regency Chicago • Chicago, IL
April 3-5, 2016 • Long Beach Convention Center • Long Beach, CA

Lifesavers Conference, Inc. • PO Box 30045 • Alexandria, VA 22310 • 703-922-7944 • 703-922-7780 (fax)
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