New York Highway Safety Symposium 2024

New York State Highway Safety Symposium - STOP DWI

New York Highway Safety Symposium 2024

About the Symposium

The Annual New York State Symposium brings together highway safety professionals from across New York State to share, promote, and educate on highway safety initiatives with workshops and presentations covering the most critical issues and best practices from leading experts in traffic safety. Sponsored by the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee, the NYS Association of Traffic Safety Boards and the STOP-DWI Association, Inc. The event takes place from Monday, October 21 to Thursday, October 24, 2024 at the Lake Placid Convention Center in Lake Placid, NY.

News & Updates

Submit a Call for Abstracts: Presentations should promote peer exchange, improve dissemination of research, encourage more rapid implementation of best practices, and introduce new technologies and roadside safety products. Topics of interest for the agenda include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Community Engagement
  • CPS and Seat Belt Use
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Distracted Driving
  • Drowsy Driving
  • Impaired Driving
  • Injury Prevention
  • Legal Updates and Considerations
  • Motorcycles
  • Non-Motorized Safety
  • Research and Statistics

Abstracts are due February 29, 2024. Submit an abstract at

Symposium Schedule

Monday, October 21 – Evening Reception
Tuesday, October 22 – Full Day Programming
Wednesday, October 23 -Full Day Programming
Thursday, October 24 – Morning Programming

Previous Symposiums

2022 – Reconnect
2019 – Changing Behavior Through Enforcement and Education: Back to Basics
2018 – Impacting the Driving Culture