What is the Texas Impaired Driving Forum?
The Texas Impaired Driving Forum is a 1-day event that is free and open to all audiences. Through presentations, panel sessions, and roundtable discussions attendees will learn about the current challenges associated with impaired driving and what programs are being implemented to reduce and prevent impaired driving in Texas and other states. The Texas Impaired Driving Forum provides the opportunity to foster partnerships with other organizations and stakeholders interested in combatting impaired driving.
The Texas Impaired Driving Forum is held in Austin each year. Austin is a fairly centrally located city for most Texans, numerous state agencies and DWI stakeholders are headquartered there, and it is home to the Texas State Legislature.
Who attends the Texas Impaired Driving Forum?
Forum attendees include advocacy and prevention organizations, law enforcement, prosecution, judicial, probation, screening and treatment, public health, media, and federal, state, and local traffic safety professionals. Whether you’re a professional with 20 years of experience or a concerned citizen looking for more information – you are invited and welcomed to attend. We encourage you to invite your peers and network to join us at the next Texas Impaired Driving Forum.
What can I expect if I attend the Texas Impaired Driving Forum?
The Texas Impaired Driving Forum is broken down by various concurrent breakout sessions. You will have the opportunity to attend sessions that are most relevant or interesting to you. You can attend sessions from one track, or choose any combination of sessions from various tracks. You will have the chance to learn and exchange information with a diverse set of speakers through presentations, panel sessions, and roundtable discussions led by experts recognized in their field.
Who hosts the Texas Impaired Driving Forum?
The Texas Impaired Driving Forum is co-hosted by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute and the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). The Texas Impaired Driving Forum receives funding and support from TxDOT.
How many people attend the Texas Impaired Driving Forum?
Each year, approximately 150 participants attend the Texas Impaired Driving Forum. The number of attendees continues to grow each year.