2017 Toward Zero Deaths Conference

October 26-27, 2017
Saint Paul RiverCentre
Saint Paul, 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.

Conference Materials


If you need to cancel your registration, a refund minus $30 will be issued if you cancel by October 13. Cancellations after this date will not be eligible for a refund. Please email cceconf5@umn.edu to cancel your registration, or fax a request to 612-624-5359.

Optional Pre-Conference Training

Several free optional pre-conference training events will be offered on October 25. Separate registration is required.

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Location and Accommodations

The conference will be held at the Saint Paul RiverCentre in Saint Paul, MN. Parking is available in the Saint Paul RiverCentre parking ramp as well as at nearby facilities. For transit information, please visit the Metro Transit website.

Rooms are available at special conference rates at the area hotels listed below. Conference attendees are responsible for making their own reservations. Please call your selected hotel directly by September 28, 2017, and identify yourself as an attendee of the Minnesota Toward Zero Deaths Conference to receive the special rate.

Sponsors and Exhibitors

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


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.

Conference Planning Committee

View a list of the individuals serving on the 2017 TZD Conference Planning Committee.


The conference is offered by the Minnesota Toward Zero Deaths Program and the Minnesota Departments of Public Safety, Transportation, and Health. The conference is hosted by the University of Minnesota's Center for Transportation Studies and facilitated by the College of Continuing and Professional Studies.

Additional sponsorship has been received from:

Silver Level ($2,500)

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Bronze ($1,000)

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Northland Chapter of ATSSA Regions