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MTA's 2019 Safety Conference
Encourage, Energize, Empower
Join other safety professionals to learn how to ENCOURAGE, ENERGIZE AND EMPOWER your team as you address your safety priorities in the coming year. In addition to dynamic speakers that will present information on the science of distracted driving and how to align beliefs with driver action, critical safety conversations will take place in a Round-table format that will bring everyone together to discuss issues and brainstorm solutions. Learn from the best! Learn from each other! Register today!!
MTA's 2019 Safety Conference: Encourage, Energize, Empower
Date: January 24, 2019
Location: Earle Brown Heritage Center, 6155 Earle Brown Drive, Brooklyn Center, MN
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Breakfast and Registration Starts @ 7:30 a.m.)
Driver of the Year Banquet to Follow (Cocktail Hour @ 5:00 p.m., Banquet @ 6:00 p.m.)
ENCOURAGE: The Science of Distraction - David Teater, Consultant
David Teater’s 30-year business career has included serving as CEO of several private companies, including 20 years at an automotive supplier. His company provided research and strategy consulting services to most auto manufacturers.
In January 2009, Mr. Teater joined the National Safety Council after their call for a nationwide ban on all forms of cell phone use while driving. From 2009-2015, Mr. Teater led the NSC’s advocacy efforts to reduce fatalities and injuries resulting from distracted driving. He has been featured in many national publications and news broadcasts and has appeared before several state legislatures advocating for restrictions on cell phone use while driving, and has testified before the US Congress.
Mr. Teater’s presentation will cover serious threat of vehicle crashes and their impact on business and society, the science of driver distraction and how mobile device use while driving degrades driver performance.
ENERGIZE: Minds & Hearts Drive Hands & Feet- Aligning Beliefs with Behavior- Rob Otte, Roehl Transport
Roehl Transport has their own driving awareness training program called “Protective Driving”, which has dramatically improved their safety record. The program trains drivers to think with clarity and align beliefs with behaviors. Robb’s philosophy is that belief is a stepping stone toward behavior, and he will discuss how “hearts and minds” direct “hands and feet”.
EMPOWER: From Managing to Leading - Col. Matt Langer - MN State Patrol
He served for two and a half years as the Assistant Chief and one year as the Acting Chief before being appointed Colonel, Chief of the State Patrol, in January 2015.
CRITICAL SAFETY CONVERSATIONS: These will take place in the afternoon in a roundtable format which will bring everyone together to discuss and brainstorm solutions on various topics. Learn from the best! Learn from each other!
Driver of the Year Banquet: Celebrating MTA's Drivers of the Month and Announcing the 2019 MTA Driver of the Year award winner!
Conference & Banquet (Member) $299.00 (Non-Member) $399.00
Safety Conference Only (Member) $229.00 (Non-Member) $329.00
Banquet Only - $89.00 (You may purchase additional banquet tickets under Related Products in registration)
Thank you 2019 Safety Conference Sponsors!