Accident Scene Management Inc. (ASMI), a national provider of training for motorcycle safety related classes, announced Thursday that they will be holding their second annual Biker’s Betterment Conference (BBC) March 25-26, 2011 in Chicago, at the Doubletree Hotel & Convention Center O’Hare.
The motorcycle safety conference is being hosted by ASMI’s Road Guardian Program and include s nationally known speakers addressing each of six educational categories derived from the National Agenda for Motorcycle Safety: Rider Education, First Response, Motorist Awareness, Impaired Riding, Apparel, Laws/Govt.
The conference includes Mass CPR training on Friday afternoon followed by a Friday evening cocktail reception with the opportunity to network with National Leaders in motorcycle safety for those attending the full conference.
Daily passes are also available. On Saturday, attendees will also have the opportunity to experience skills demonstrations coordinated by Bob Ritter, coordinator of Northern Illinois Motorcycle Safety Project and a motorcycle crash simulation coordinated by NFP Rescue Riders. An awards banquet emceed by Open Road Radio and Gina Woods will complete our conference Saturday evening.
The educational sessions feature leading industry experts including but not limited to:
Keynote Speaker: Al Hydeman, Director of Research Design & Development for the Motorcycle Safety Foundation. Al will share why motorcycling is not a passive sport. He will enlighten us with ways the MSF encourages Education and supports the mission of ASMI/Road Guardians through Life Long Learning!
Michael Aguilar "Impaired and Distracted Driving – Prevention Campaigns that work."
Andy Goldfine, Design Manager of Aero Design & Manufacturing. "Protective Apparel Design"
Teresa "Trauma Mama" McClelland, RN, TNS – Director of Training for Rescue Riders – "Prevent Further Injury"
Paul W. Cote, New England Road Riding Delegate to AMA Congress – "Check Twice"
Jayson White: MSF Site Coordinator for the MSF Campus @ Troy, OH coordinating the SMARTrainer and Group Riding workshop.
Tony "Pan" Sanfelipo, Founder of ABATE of Wisconsin and honorary member o f Lawmakers – "Preserving Motorcycling – Sport vs Lifestyle" Vicki Sanfelipo, RN/EMT, Executive Director, Accident
Attorney Randy Sevenish will coordinate a panel discussion re: insurance changes that affect you! experts will answer your questions.
Conference organizers have arranged for a special hotel room rate at the Chicago Doubletree Hotel & Convention Center of $89 per night per room. Additional conference information including a flyer is available online at roadguardians.org/event.php or by calling toll free (877) 411-8551
About Accident Scene Management Inc. – ASMI, headquartered in Big Bend, WI est. 1996, is a 501c3 non-profit organization supported by motorcyclist for motorcyclists, and founded by Vicki Sanfelipo, RN/EMT. The cou rses are recognized by the American Motorcyclist Assoc. (AMA), American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and the Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF). Many insurance companies offer discounts for course completion.
About Road Guardians – Road Guardians is a program aimed at reducing injuries and fatalities to motorcyclists by promoting safety on the road, and more! Road Guardians uses a program of Resources, Rewards and Recognition to encourage educated responsible riding. Roadguardians.org provides a one stop online resource for all motorcycle safety, legal and rider networking.
About Vicki Sanfelipo, RN/EMT – Vicki is the author of A Crash Course for the Motorcyclist, and established the non-profit organization Accident Scene Management, Inc. in 1996. Vicki has over 25 years of experience in the field of nursing from Critical Care to the Operating Room and is a licensed EMT. She teaches CPR, Defibrillators, and First Aid for the American Heart Association. She has been riding her own motorcycle since 1987.
She supports her love of motorcycles and safety through her memberships in the Iron Butt Association, a life member of A.B.A.T.E., various HOG chapters, Motorcycle Riders Foundation, BOLT, Patriot Guard, St. Croix Valley Riders, and the American Motorcyclist Association. Vicki has given hundreds of presentations on motorcycle safety, and represents Motorcycle Trauma issues as a partner in the NHTSA (DOT) hosted motorcycle safety network meetings in Washington D.C.