Drug Recognition Expert Section (DRE)

The 20th Annual IACP DRE Section’s Training Conference on Drugs, Alcohol, and Impaired Driving

Planning is well underway for the 20th Annual Training Conference on Drugs, Alcohol and Impaired Driving, co-hosted by the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety in Phoenix, July 28-30, 2014. 

Join DUI enforcement officers and trainers, drug recognition experts, prosecutors, toxicologists, medical and school professionals, and highway safety advocates for this exceptional educational experience.
Since 1995, this annual training conference has kept DREs and other health and safety professionals up-to-date on drug trends, legal issues, and innovative technology.

In addition to general sessions featuring the latest research and initiatives, daily workshops will address a variety of topics relevant to law enforcement, toxicology, prosecutors, and other traffic safety advocates. 

Conference Agenda:

Topics will address 
Bath Salts Compounds
Use of Technology in the Courtroom
Prosecuting the Marijuana Impaired Driver
Advanced Alcohol Concepts
Principles of Pharmacology and Drug Effects-CNS Depressants, Stimulants, Hallucinogens, Cannabinoids, Opiates
Why the Eyes Show Signs of Drug Usage
Cocaine: Effects on Human Performance and Behavior
Using Oral Fluid in DUID Enforcement Cases
Use of the DRE in Vehicular Crimes Investigation 

Conference Registration and Hotel Information:
Conference Registration is OPEN!  Register by May 8, 2014, to get the early registration rate ($150 for IACP DRE Section Members/$215 for non-members). Join IACP today and get the discount! 
The DRE Section will sponsor a Welcome Reception the evening of July 28. Delegate registrations automatically include admittance to this event and guest tickets are available for only $50. 
The conference will be held at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix. We have negotiated the special group rate of $80 plus tax for the entire room block at this beautiful “Jewel of the Desert.” Hotel reservations will open soon. 

Exhibits and Corporate Sponsorships:
Several sponsorship levels are available as well the opportunity to exhibit for all three days of the conference. Click here for the 2014 DRE Conference Corporate Sponsors Letter or contact Carolyn Cockroft at cockroftc@theiacp.org for more information.
Exhibit Hall Hours:
- Sunday, July 27: 9 am- 5:00 pm (Exhibitor Registration and Set-up)
- Monday, July 28: 7 am- 5:00 pm
- Tuesday, July 29: 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
- Wednesday, July 30: 7:00 am – 3:30 pm

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For more information, contact Carolyn Cockroft, staff liaison.

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