2016 Highway Safety Conference


Jul 26, 2016 - Jul 28, 2016


Francis Marion Hotel

387 King Street

Charleston, SC 29403


Conference Purpose
The SC Department of Public Safety and the SC Department of Transportation are pleased to present the 2016 Highway Safety Conference. The Conference will bring together advocates from various highway safety disciplines, including enforcement, education, and engineering, to discuss solutions to traffic problems facing our state. We’ve tapped experts from across South Carolina and others outside our state’s borders to present a range of topics and training opportunities. The collaboration of so many diverse safety partners underscores the sharing of a common vision for driving down fatalities. Eliminating fatalities while reducing injuries is not just a vision, it is a goal we can all live with.

The Conference will provide attendees with informative general sessions, workshops, and networking opportunities. These insightful discussions and interactive forums will help attendees build upon their expertise in highway safety. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet other highway safety advocates, address challenges at the state and local levels, and return home prepared to improve the quality of life in their communities. Together, we can save lives on South Carolina’s roadways and make every day a great day in our state. We look forward to seeing you at the 2016 Highway Safety Conference in Charleston!

The site of the 2016 Highway Safety Conference is the Francis Marion Hotel, named for the famous American Revolutionary War general, Francis Marion, “the Swamp Fox.” The hotel is located on historic King Street in downtown Charleston, within walking distance of area attractions, dining, shopping and historic sites. The Francis Marion Hotel is honoring the 2016 GSA per diem rate of $171, plus tax. Reserve your room by June 28, 2016 to receive the Conference rate. To reserve a room, contact the hotel directly at (843) 722-0600, toll free at 1-877-756-2121, or reserve online. There is an additional charge of $17 per day for parking at the hotel. If contacting the hotel directly, please be sure to mention the Highway Safety Conference and request the Conference rate of $171.00 per night, plus tax.

Francis Marion Hotel
387 King Street
Charleston SC 29403
Telephone: (843) 722-0600
Fax: (843) 853-2186

Hotel Cancellation Policy
You are responsible for canceling your lodging if you cannot attend the Conference. The deadline for canceling your reservation without penalty is July 15, 2016.

Conference Cancellation Policy
Cancellation of your Conference registration must be received in writing to t3s@ces.clemson.edu by July 8, 2016, in order to receive a refund. No refund requests will be honored after July 8, 2016. There will be no refunds for no-shows. Refunds will be returned after the Conference.

Conference Schedule

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Registration Fee: $75.00

The deadline for registration is June 28, 2016.

The registration fee includes all Conference materials, meals, and sessions. Every Conference attendee must register. You may make a copy of this form for additional attendees. An identification badge will be provided to attendees at the Conference and is required for admission to Conference-related activities. Conference attire is business casual.

Conference related questions? Call Joyce McCarty of the SC Department of Public Safety at (803) 896-7732, or email HighwaySafetyConference@scdps.gov

Payment related questions? Please email t3s@ces.clemson.edu