Friday, August 7, 2020

Opportunity: U in the Driver Seat (UDS) Call for Presenters

U in the Driver Seat (UDS)

Call for Presenters

Deadline to submit: August 14, 2020


Are you or someone you know interested in presenting at the upcoming UDS Symposium? If so, U in the Driver Seat (UDS) wants to hear from you! We are now accepting application for presenters. To apply please use the Presenter Application - deadline to submit presenter application is August 14, 2020.


The year, UDS is hosting a virtual symposium October 7-9, 2020. The theme is Power Up with U in the Driver Seat-Recharge to Save Lives on Our Roads.  To learn more, visit the UDS Symposium page. 


The UDS Symposium will feature On-Demand (Recorded) and Live Sessions, Networking Opportunities, and Exhibitors. There will be concurrent sessions: one for college student participants and the other for professional participants who are seeking to gain more knowledge and skills within the 18-25 age group.  This event is for college students, college staff members/advisors, transportation safety professionals, injury prevention experts and more. 


For more information, please contact Rubi Mares at [email protected]


Topic areas include but are not limited to the following:

  • Taking your group from peer-driver to peer-led
  • College campuses in the COVID world
  • Power up the Leader in You
  • Healthy communication to get at the roots of behavior
  • Data is the key to guiding your organization
  • Rapport building with college students
  • Impaired driving
  • Traffic trends during COVID
  • Alcohol/drug use during quarantine
  • Traffic safety issues (general topics such as distractions, railway safety, etc.)
  • Resiliency
  • How to succeed in a virtual environment

Looking forward to seeing you virtually!