May 4, 2020
This free conference is made possible by generous funding provided by the Iowa Governor's Traffic Safety Bureau.
Prairie Meadows Events & Conference Center
1 Prairie Meadows Drive
Altoona, Iowa 50009
Pre-Conference Welcome Reception:
Join us for appetizers and networking on Sunday, May 3, from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. outside of Bishop Ballroom.
Overnight lodging at Prairie Meadows is available for technicians who are traveling more than 60 miles one way to the conference for the night of May 3, 2020. Expenses will be covered 100% for those who choose to share a double room. If you choose to occupy a single room, you will be responsible for 50% of the lodging expense (approximately $65.00) and payment will be required at the time of check-in.
Up to 6 CEUs will be awarded. CEU certificates will be distributed at the conclusion of the conference.
2020 Iowa Child Passenger Safety Technician of the Year:
Do you know a technician or instructor who has gone above and beyond the call of duty for a child, caregiver or family? If so, consider nominating them for the Iowa CPST of the Year Award! One individual will be selected and will receive their award during the conference! 2020 Iowa CPST of the Year Nomination Form.pdf
T-shirts will be available for purchase at the Welcome Reception from 6:00 - 8:00 on May 3rd and during conference breaks/lunch on May 4th. More information about design and prices coming soon.
Please dress in layers as the climate of the conference center is difficult to control. For more information regarding the conference, please contact:
Janna Day, MPH, CPSTI
State Child Passenger Safety Coordinator
Special thanks to:
The Iowa Governor's Traffic Safety Bureau
2020 Iowa CPS Tech Update Committee: Lori Barry, Janna Day, John Garretson, Melissa Gonnerman, Kiki Joslin, Marigrace Porcelli, Shannon Sampson, Angela Tastad, Josh Weitzel
Iowa CPS Instructors: Katrina Altenhofen, Lisa Barnhart, Lori Barry, Janna Day, Tammy Fleshner, Nancy Gibson, Alan Haubrich, R. Allan Mebus, Brandi Thompson, Lou Wolfe, Marigrace Porcelli (candidate), Bill Erb (candidate).