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2015 Symposium Presentations

 

Thurday, October 8, 2015

SMSA Newcomer's Meeting (for all new SMSA members and attendees)
Moderated by: Rick Kiley, SMSA Vice Chairperson

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General Session - Research and Data Collection
Moderated by: Ray Pierce, SMSA Member-at-Large


FHWA Crash Causation Study
Craig Thor, Ph.D., Research Civil Engineer, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Safety Research and Development

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Reducing Fatalities Through Progressive Training: The Marine Corp Success Story
Bob Dobarzynski, Director of Safety, Marine Corps Installation West

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General Session - Federal Agencies and National Organizations Furthering the Efforts for Motorcycle Safety
Moderated by: Rick Kiley, SMSA Vice Chairperson

NHTSA Motorcycle Safety Projects and Research
John Marshall, Director of Safety Program, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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NTSB Motorcycle Safety Initiatives
Rob Molloy, Ph.D., Acting Director of Highway Safety

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AAMVA Motorcycle Licensing - Motorcycle Operator Manual
Karen Morton, Program Director, Driver's Licensing, AAMVA

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Concurrent Session 1 - State Research and Data Collection Projects
Moderated by: Joe Kelly, SMSA Treasurer and Central Region Representative

Discussion of Impaired Riding: Past Research and Implications for the Future
Scott McKnight, Program Director, Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation

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An Examination of a Washington State Vehicle Impoundment Law for Motorcycle Endorsements
Scott McKnight, Program Director, Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation

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Concurrent Session 2 - Data Collection and Analysis
Moderated by: Paul Graves, SMSA Secretary and Eastern Region Representative

Understanding the Biomechanics and Injury Mechanisms of Motorcycle Crashes
Cynthia Burch, National Study Center for Trauma & EMS
Timothy Kerns, National Study Center for Trauma & EMS

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Using Integrated Traffic Records Data to Understand Motorcycle Crashes and Trends in Injuries
Cynthia Burch, National Study Center for Trauma & EMS
Timothy Kerns, National Study Center for Trauma & EMS

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Friday, October 9, 2015

Concurrent Session 4 - Research and Data Collection
Moderated by : Robert Reichenberg, SMSA Individual Member Representative

An Overview of Motorcyclist Naturalistic Data Collections and Experimental Approaches to Rider Safety
Robert "Mac" McCall, Motorcycle Research Group at the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute

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Look Twice and Save Data
Chanyoung Lee, Ph.D., Program Director, Center for Urban Transportation Research at University of South Florida

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Concurrent Session 5 - Evaluation and Research
Moderated by: Rick Kiley, SMSA Vice Chairperson

Program Evaluation Based on the National Standards
Pat Hahn, Communications and Outreach Manager, TEAM OREGON Motorcycle Safety Program

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Motorcycle Helmet Performance Impact Testing
Daniel Thomas, MD, President, Snell Memorial Foundation

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Concurrent Session 6 - Rider Education and Training
Moderated by: Joe Kelly, SMSA Treasurer and Central Region Representative

Successfully Rolling Out a New Curriculum in California
Lee Parks, President, Total Control and Lee Parks Design
Stacey "Ax" Axmaker, Motorcycle Safety Systems, LLC
Roberta Carlson, Total Control Training, Inc.

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Concurrent Session 7 - Motorcycle Safety Programs and Coalitions
Moderated by: Paul Graves, SMSA Secretary and Eastern Region Representative

Big Problem - Small Budget: Lessons Learned from Running a State Motorcycle Safety Program in Florida
Edith Peters, Traffic Safety Specialist, Florida Department of Transportation

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Coalitions - Coming Together and Getting Bikers Involved in Highway Safety
Daniel P. Jeffries, Texas Department of Transportation/Traffic Safety Section Highway Safety Office

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Concurrent Session 8 - Motorcycle Crash Investigation and Reducing Societal and Operator Danger
Moderated by: Ray Pierce, SMSA Member-at-Large

Motorcycle Crash Investigation
Lieutenant Ed Schreier, Worcester County Sheriff's Office

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Motorcycle Danger - We Used to Call it Something Else - A Primer on the Tools of the New Paradigm
Joseph T. Elliott, National Motorcycle Institute

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Concurrent Session 9 - Rider Education and Training
Moderated by: Peter Vander Aa, SMSA Western Region Representative

TEAM OREGON's Field Tested eRiderâ„¢ Program
Pat Hahn, Communications and Outreach Manager, TEAM OREGON Motorcycle Safety Program

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Instructor Support and Retention Using a Distributed Leadership Matrix
Steve Garets, Director, TEAM OREGON Motorcycle Safety Program

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General Session - The Future of Rider Education / Training and Licensing Waiver Systems - Discussion Circle
Moderated by: Rick Kiley, SMSA Vice Chairperson
Steve Garets, Director, TEAM OREGON Motorcycle Safety Program
Stacey "Ax" Axmaker, Motorcycle Safety Systems, LLC
Bob Berry, Director of Rider Education, Gold Wing Road Riders Association
Peter Moe, Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration
Brett Robinson, SMSA Executive Director

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Transitional Session - Making a Difference through Research, Data, Planning and Collaboration
Presided by: Bruce Biondo, SMSA Chairperson

Moving Forward on Implementing Research and Data Driven Motorcycle Safety Countermeasures
Andrew Krajewski, SMSA

Overview of the SMSA 2016 Conference - Portland Oregon
Closing Remarks from the SMSA Chairperson
Introduction of the 2015-2016 SMSA Executive Committee

Bruce Biondo, SMSA Chairperson

Overview of the Seminar for Enhancing Rider Training Delivery Skills - Classroom & Range Activities and Concurrent Sessions on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at the MD MVA Ranges and Conference Rooms/Classrooms
Peter Moe, Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration
Phil Sause, Maryland Motorcycle Safety Program

 

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Concurrent Session 10 - Rider Education and Training
Moderated by: Robert Reichenberg, SMSA Individual Member Representative

Advanced Street Skills - Military Mentor Training Success!
Bret Tkacs, Owner, Curriculum Designer, Puget Sound Safety

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Voices of First Responders at the Fatal Crash Scene Involving a Motorcycle
Oliver Page, Ph.D., Independent

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Concurrent Session 11 - Rider Education and Training
Facilitated by: Rick Kiley, SMSA Vice Chairperson

MORE Training + MORE Revenue = MORE Choices
Chris Johnson, M.O.S.T Concepts

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The Maryland Motorcycle Safety Program's FAST TRACK Licensing Initiative After Six Years
Phil Sause, Manager, Maryland Motorcycle Safety Program

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