The objectives for the policy track are to: 1) highlight best practices in state and federal policies related to older drivers (e.g. licensing, renewal, medical review, and medical reporting) and discuss innovative practices; 2) identify gaps and challenges not yet addressed and to highlight legal issues on the horizon; and 3) present a model of best practices and an approach to policy formation that will contribute to older driver crash reduction and improved mobility. The final policy session focuses on innovations.

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Policy Track

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Tuesday, June 16th
9:30 AM

Plenary Session I – Policy Track: Policies That Work

David Stevens, (Moderator) Massachusetts Councils on Aging
Marian Ryan, Middlesex District Attorney
Kay Khan, Representative, Massachusetts House of Representatives
Harriette L. Chandler, Senator, Massachusetts State Senate
Patricia Jehlen, Senator, Massachusetts State Senate

Ballroom B, Campus Center, University of Massachusetts Boston

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

11:00 AM

Plenary Session II – Policy Track: Policies That Work

Kathrin Boerner, (Moderator) University of Massachusetts Boston
Jake Nelson, AAA
Richard Marottoli, Yale University
Tom Meuser, University of Missouri - St Louis

Ballroom B, Campus Center, University of Massachusetts Boston

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

2:15 PM

Plenary Session III – Policy Track: Focus on Innovation

Emily Shea, (Moderator) Boston Commission on Elderly Affairs
Jessica Cicchini, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
Bryan Reimer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Meghan Verena Joyce, Uber
Nora Moreno Cargie, Tufts Health Plan
Betsey Crimmins, Greater Boston Legal Services

Ballroom B, Campus Center, University of Massachusetts Boston

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM