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Ideas to Impact: A Dialogue to Address Drug-Impaired Driving


Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies (MITAGS) Maritime Conference Center
692 Maritime Boulevard Linthicum Heights , MD 21090 See map: Google Maps

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is hosting a half-day event to identify policy and program needs and share promising practices to stop drug-impaired driving.


Welcome Dr. Elizabeth Baker, Regional Administrator, NHTSA Region 3 Pete K. Rahn, Secretary, Maryland Department of Transportation Heidi King, Deputy Administrator, NHTSA
Toxicology and Data Collection

Safety Is Our First Priority Jim Carroll, Deputy Director, White House Office of National Drug Control Policy The Honorable Elaine L. Chao, Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation
Safety Is Our First Priority and Keynote Address by Attorney General Jeff Sessions

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Collaborating on Safety The Honorable Jeff Sessions, Attorney General of the United States
Law Enforcement and Public Safety

Criminal Justice System Honorable Neil Edward Axel, American Bar Association Judicial Fellow, District Court of Maryland (retired) Gray Barton, Director, Office of Problem Solving Courts, Maryland Courts Melissa G. Shear, Assistant Attorney General and Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor, District of Columbia Office of the Attorney General Facilitator: Stephanie Hancock, Deputy Regional Administrator, NHTSA Region 3
Criminal Justice System

Prevention and Public Outreach Kurt Gregory Erickson, President, Washington Regional Alcohol Program Ragina C. Averella, Public and Government Affairs Manager, AAA Mid-Atlantic Facilitator: Christine Nizer, Administrator, Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration Closing Statements
Prevention and Public Outreach and Closing Statements