IACP Impaired Driving and Traffic Safety (IDTS) Conference

IACP Impaired Driving and Traffic Safety (IDTS) Conference

August 16 — 18

The 2024 IACP Impaired Driving and Traffic Safety (IDTS) Conference will be held in Washington, DC, August 16-18. Registration and housing will open in March 2024. The educational program will be selected and posted by spring of 2024.

Join traffic safety professionals from around the world to share knowledge about effective and proven approaches for improving road safety, the latest science on alcohol and drug impaired driving enforcement, how technology can be leveraged to make communities safer, and how agencies can use traffic safety education to engage and build trust with their communities. The IDTS Conference is the largest training conference for drug recognition experts and traffic safety professionals. Conference attendees include DREs, law enforcement officers (state police, highway patrol, county, municipal, governmental, sheriffs, and other agencies), crash investigators, supervisors/administrators, prosecutors, toxicologists, laboratory personnel, traffic safety professionals, among others.

The IDTS Conference team can be reached at IDTS@theIACP.org.

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Who Should Attend?

Attendance is open to IACP DRE Section members, IACP members, and qualified non-members who support traffic safety efforts, including: 1) currently certified Drug Recognition Experts, 2) sworn law enforcement officers, 3) agencies which receive funding for the DEC program, 4) civilian employees of public safety agencies, 5) first responders, 6) prosecutors, 7) traffic safety advocates of non-profit organizations, 8) physicians providing expertise in support of the prosecution of impaired drivers, and 9) toxicologists providing expertise in the prosecution of impaired drivers. Other individuals who maintain a direct professional, supportive interest in the Drug Evaluation and Classification program, including DRE Emeritus or DRE Ambassadors, may submit a request to attend. Public safety includes offices of police, sheriffs, EMS, fire service, hazmat and park rangers from federal, state, city, county, campus, and tribal agencies, and members of the armed forces.

Registration rates and details will be shared in the coming months. Please check back on this website periodically for updates.

Exhibitors and Sponsorship

Review the Sponsorship Prospectus for more information on exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities at the 2024 IDTS Conference. If interested, please contact Nicole Buraglio at sponsorship@theIACP.org or 214-728-1851 for additional details.

Call for Proposals

The 2024 IDTS Conference call for proposals is closed. View detailed information here regarding the call for proposals, timeline, review process, and speaking at the 2024 IDTS Conference.

IACP conducts a call for proposals each year for its Impaired Driving and Traffic Safety (IDTS) Conference educational program. The proposal submission deadline for the 2024 IDTS Conference was January 16, 2024. All workshop proposals must be submitted through the online portal to be considered for the educational program. Notifications will be sent to all proposal submitters by March 2024.

2023 Conference Certificates of Attendance

All attendees of the 2023 IDTS Conference were sent a post conference email that included a survey and information to obtain your conference attendance certificate. Please complete the survey and related information to obtain your certificate of attendance. The certificates are manually generated and will be sent to the email supplied in the survey. Please allow 5-7 business days from the time of your submission due to the volume of certificates being generated.

Didn't receive the survey? Complete the survey here. 

For additional information, please email IDTS@theIACP.org 

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