Indiana Child Passenger Safety Conference

2023 Indiana Child Passenger Safety Conference

The Automotive Safety Program and Safe Kids Indiana are pleased to announce the 2023 Indiana Child Passenger Safety Conference and the 27th Annual Child Safety Advocate Awards.  The annual Indiana Child Passenger Safety Conference is attended by over 150 child passenger safety professionals from throughout the state and surrounding states and provides a forum to deliver relevant and timely information regarding child safety.

DATES: Wednesday, May 10, 2023, and Thursday, May 11, 2023

TIMES: Approximately 8:00 am – 5:30 pm

LOCATION:  Ivy Tech Community College Culinary and Conference Center

Are you a new tech?  Are you a seasoned tech/instructor and have missed in-person CEUs and events?  The 2023 Indiana Child Passenger Safety Conference has been approved as an in-person event.  The conference will take place on May 10-11, 2023 @ the Ivy Tech Community College Culinary and Conference Center.  Registration fee by 3/19/2023 $75 both days; $40 one day Registration fee starting 3/20/2023 $100 both days, $55 one day.  To register visit:

Attendees can earn child passenger safety technician CEUs, as required for CPS Technician recertification.  Also, law enforcement officers will be able to earn training hours by attending conference sessions.


There is an opportunity for certified child passenger safety technicians to apply for scholarships to cover the conference registration fee, which is $75. Scholarship recipients are required to attend both days of the conference, to their entirety, and volunteer at the car seat clinic at Ivy Tech on May 10th, which is scheduled from 3:30 PM to 7:30 PM (actual clinic from 4:30 to 6:30pm) and assist with clean-up after the clinic. To complete the scholarship application, please visit:

Scholarship Application Deadline is: February 28, 2023.  Questions?  Contact Becky Tamosaitis,




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The annual large community car seat clinic will be Wednesday, May 10, 2023 from 4:30pm to 6:30pm at Ivy Tech Community College, Parking Lot 9, Located west of the North Illinois Center (108 W. 28th St., Indianapolis, IN 46208).

The Automotive Safety Program & Safe Kids Indiana are looking for child passenger safety technician/instructor and non-technician volunteers to assist with the annual Indianapolis Car Seat Clinic on Wednesday, May 10, 2023.

Volunteers (3pm-7pm) will assist with:

  • Setup items such as tables, chairs, traffic cones, car seats, signs, etc.
  • Assist with the set up of car seat clinic lanes and supplies
  • Assemble paperwork and distribute to families awaiting car seat inspections
  • Welcome families, provide paperwork and educational materials to families and provide information on the inspection process
  • Retrieve items needed such as car seats, towels, noodles, etc.
  • Assist with directing traffic flow
  • Clean up after the event
  • Other duties as needed


Questions:  Contact Marsha French, or 317-274-6718

The 27th Annual Child Safety Advocate Awards will honor individuals and organizations who have demonstrated extraordinary efforts in preventing injuries and deaths among Indiana’s children.

Do you know an amazing child safety advocate?  Is there a tech or instructor that has gone above and beyond to keep kids safe in your community?  Safe Kids Indiana and the Automotive Safety Program will host the Annual Child Safety Advocate Awards (CSAA) to honor people who exhibit true dedication to the safety and well-being of children in their communities.  This Annual Celebration recognizes organizations and individuals who demonstrate extraordinary efforts in preventing injury and death among children in Indiana.  To submit your nominations visit:  The deadline to submit nominations is Friday, February 23, 2023.

The CSAA Luncheon will take place on Wednesday, May 10, 2023, at the IVY Tech Community College Culinary and Conference Center.

The Ivy Tech Community College Culinary and Conference Center does not have on-site lodging. If you are interested in overnight lodging, please click here for a list of downtown hotels;

Cancellation requests must be made in writing no later than Friday, April 21, 2023.  Registrant substitutions will be accepted.