2020 Traffic Safety Conference (logo)

June 10–12, 2020

Session Recordings*

Recordings of all sessions may be found on the virtual event attendee service center site. Use your conference login credentials to access the recordings.


View the full conference program for more detail. Please note, not all presentations were made available for posting.

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Letting Data Steer You to Safety

  • Robert Wunderlich, Director, Center for Transportation Safety, Texas A&M Transportation Institute

Innovations in Traffic Safety for Rural Texas

  • Becky Walker, Regional Program Manager, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
  • Nanda Srinivasan, Associate Administrator, Research and Development, NHTSA
  • Thomas Kiker, Regional Program Manager, NHTSA Region 6
  • Amber Trueblood, DrPH, MPH, Assistant Research Scientist, Texas A&M Transportation Institute
  • Adam Kelsey, Traffic Safety Coalition Program Manager, National Park Service
  • Brian Jones, Deputy Administrator, NHTSA Region 6
  • Maryellen Pado, Senior Director-Research, Better World, Anheuser-Busch
  • Jason Wonderly, Vice President of Sales, Texas Motor Speedway
  • Jill McAninch, Communications Specialist, Schatz Strategy Group
  • Marcus Wilner, Deputy Division Administrator, FHWA
  • Bev Kellner, Program Manager, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
  • Bobbi Brooks, Program Manager, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
  • R. Allen Beadel, Supervisor Manager, Network Planning AT&T Technology Operations; “It Can Wait” and other programs to reach a rural audience
  • Maggi Gunnels, Regional Administrator, NHTSA Region 6

Thursday, June 11, 2020

Opening Welcome Session

Energy Sector Traffic Safety

Safe System 1 – Introduction and Application to Intersection Design and Operation

Safer Cars Save Lives

Data Science for Traffic Safety

Safe System 2 – Proven Countermeasures and Speed Management – Applications in Speed Management

  • Stephen Ratke, Safety and Traffic Operations Specialist, Federal Highway Administration
  • Joel Meyer, Transportation Planner, City of Austin
  • Kay Fitzpatrick, Senior Research Engineer, Texas A&M Transportation Institute

Safety Service Patrols

Friday, June 12, 2020

Opening Session

  • Robert Wunderlich, Director, Center for Transportation Safety, Texas A&M Transportation Institute
  • Keynote Speaker: Commissioner Laura Ryan, Texas Transportation Commission

Distracted Driving

  • Alva Ferdinand, DrPH, JD, Texas A&M University School of Public Health
  • Lisa Robinson, Senior Program Manager, National Safety Council
  • Katie Womack, Senior Research Scientist, Texas A&M Transportation Institute

Emerging Technology for Traffic Safety

Pedestrian & Bicycle Safety at Intersections

Employer Best Practices

  • Berry Bairrington, Safety Coordinator, City of Waco
  • Phil Baxter, DOT Manager, ProFrac
  • Mike Bewley, Occupational Safety Manager – Public Works, City of Austin
  • Melinda Denton, Senior Manager, HSE Support Services, Pioneer Natural Resources
  • Robert Warren, Risk Manager, Human Resources, City of Arlington

Let’s Pivot: Basic Data Analysis Using Microsoft Excel

Law Enforcement Training on Pedestrian & Bicycle Laws

Participant List

Download the participant list.

*DISCLAIMER: The information contained on this website and in these presentations is from the best knowledge available. It is intended as educational information for guidance and recommendation only, and does not constitute absolute requirements. Circumstances of application and implementation will vary and individual judgment based on case conditions is essential. Availability of any data or information displayed on this website does not constitute scientific publication, and data and/or information may contain errors or be incomplete.