Governor's Conference on Highway Safety

44th Annual Governor's Conference on Highway Safety

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation welcomes our many partners in traffic safety from across the state and nation to Lake Geneva for the 44th Annual Governor’s Conference on Highway Safety.

The Governor’s Conference will provide attendees with exceptional opportunities to learn more about current evidence-based best practices in education, enforcement and partnerships. We very much appreciate your attendance and input at this year’s conference and look forward to collaborating with all of you as we continue our push to prevent traffic fatalities and serious injuries on Wisconsin roads.   Conference Registration and hotel reservations can be booked starting today.

Register online!

August 21-23, 2018

Grand Geneva 
7036 Grand Geneva Way

Lake Geneva, WI 53147

Conference agenda

Conference booklet

Hotel reservations: (800) 558-3417 or

Questions: Call (608) 709-0093 or email 

​43rd annual Governor’s Conference on Highway Safety photos and presentation materials

The 43rd annual Governor’s Conference on Highway Safety was held at the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel and Conference Center in Appleton, Wis., from August 22 through August 24. The theme for last year’s conference was “Driving Change in Traffic Safety Culture."

Baker's dozen of statistics

View photos from the 2017 conference!

2017 Conference presentation materials

Data Collecting to Improve Traffic Safety

Teaming Up for Motor Carrier Safety

The Role of Traffic Safety Culture in Achieving Wisconsin's Zero Vision Goal

Connecting with Your Community through Social Media

Night Time Seat Belt Enforcement

Blue Print for Implementing the Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP) at the Local Level / Traffic Safety Commissions (TSCs)

Automated Vehicles in Wisconsin

Predictive Analytics — Using Data to Target Resources and Improve Traffic Safety