Indiana Child Passenger Safety Conference

2019 Indiana Child Passenger Safety Conference

Safe Kids Indiana and the Automotive Safety Program are pleased to announce the 2019 Indiana Child Passenger Safety Conference and the 23rd Annual Child Safety Advocate Awards.  The annual Indiana Child Passenger Safety Conference is attended by over 150 injury prevention professionals from throughout the state and surrounding states and provides a forum to deliver relevant and timely information regarding child safety.

DATES: Tuesday, June 4, 2019 (Zoo Clinic will be the prior day, Monday, June 3, 2019)

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

LOCATION: The Crane Bay Event Center
551 W. Merrill St., Indianapolis, IN 46225

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

Child passenger safety technicians attending the conference are invited to participate in the annual car seat clinic, which will be held the day prior to the conference, Monday, June 3, 2019.  The clinic allows CPST’s the opportunity to help families while honing skills and earning community education hours towards recertification.  CPST instructors will also be on hand for CPST’s in need of seat check sign-offs.

The clinic will run from 5:00pm to 7:00 pm on Monday, June 3, 2019. Please plan to arrive no later than 4:00 pm and stay until approximately 7:30 pm.

The 23rd Annual Child Safety Advocate Awards Luncheon will honor individuals and organizations who have demonstrated extraordinary efforts in preventing injuries and deaths among Indiana’s children. If you are interested in nominating a deserving individual or organization, click and download the nomination form.

The 2019 Indiana Child Passenger Safety Conference will have no cost for the first 150 Indiana Child Passenger Safety Technicians that register.  Registration covers all meals, snacks, beverages, conference materials, and daytime parking at the Crane Bay Event Center.

You may register for the event by clicking here.

The Crane Bay Event 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 to Marsha French, mwheatcr@iu.edu, no later than Monday, May 6, 2019.  Registrant substitutions will be accepted.

For more information, please contact Marsha French, Safe Kids Indiana Coordinator, Automotive Safety Program, at mwheatcr@iu.edu or 800-KID-N-CAR.