Speaking Engagements

Kidnapped; From the Trunk of a Car to the Halls of Congress
Children's Mercy Hospital - Kansas City, MO
February 11, 2011

KidsAndCars.org and Children's Mercy Hospital press conference to demonstrate dangers and build awareness of unattended children in vehicles
Press Conference: Dangers of Unattended Child Passengers - Kansas City, MO
August 17, 2010

Trunk Entrapment to the Nonprofit Business
Google Grants - Mountain View, CA
August 8, 2010

Janette Fennell spoke about her trunk entrapment experience, how she got involved with child safety and injury prevention, and vehicle safety features. Janette also served as a specialist for attendees to spend time with and talk about vehicle safety features.
Lexus Family Safety Camp - Pasadena, CA
June 3, 2010

Channeling Grief Into Policy Change
Child Safety Initiative Conference: Making a Difference - Kansas City, MO
April 16, 2010

KidsAndCars.org Exhibit
LifeSavers: National Conference on Highway Safety Priorities - Philadelphia, PA
April 10, 2010

Slow Cars; Fast Kids…Keeping Kids Safe In and Around Motor Vehicles
Lehigh Valley Health Network Trauma Nurse Continuum Conference - Allentown, PA
March 12, 2010

Kids And Cars - Current Status of Child Protection
Santa Clara Valley Medical Center 9th Annual Trauma Seminar: Pediatric Trauma - Santa Clara County, CA
November 14, 2009

Injuries from Power Windows Greatly Underestimated According to New Study
Press Conference: Power Windows - Washington, DC
November 2, 2009

Keynote Speaker: Janette Fennell, Kids and Cars
Missouri PTA Annual Convention Awards Dinner - Springfield, MO
October 24, 2009

Injury Prevention & Policy Advocacy
21st Annual Totally Trauma Conference - Lake Tahoe, NV
October 15, 2009

Testimony of Janette Fennell, Founder & President of KidsAndCars.org, on the "Auto Safety: Existing Mandates and Emerging Issues" hearing before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce
Congressional Testimony - Washington, DC
May 18, 2009

Keeping Children Safe
National Conference of State Legislatures, The Forum for America's Ideas: Injury Prevention Through the Life Cycle - Atlanta, GA
May 14, 2009

Injury Prevention/Legislative: Kids and Cars (Speaker: Janette Fennell)
Society of Trauma Nurses 12th Annual Conference - Phoenix, AZ
April 9, 2009

Beyond Child Restraints - Keeping Kids Safe Inside and Outside of Vehicles
LifeSavers: National Conference on Highway Safety Priorities - Nashville, TN
March 30, 2009

KidsAndCars.org Exhibit
16th Annual Transportation Safety Conference: Roadway Safety Is No Accident - Overland Park, KS
March 30, 2009

Love Them; Protect Them…Keeping Kids Safe In and Around Motor Vehicles
Moving Children Safely Injury Prevention Conference - San Francisco, CA
March 16, 2009

Slow Cars, Fast Kids
Safe Kids Missouri Leadership Workshop 2008 - Columbia, MO
September 29, 2008

Out of the Seat: Protecting Children In and Around Motor Vehicles (Presented by: Susan Auriemma, KidsAndCars.org V.P.)
7th Annual Child Passenger Safety Technical Conference - Atlantic City, NJ
September 26, 2008

Taking Action to Prevent Children from Dying In And Around Motor Vehicles
Illinois Child Death Review Team Sympsium - Springfield, IL
September 5, 2008

KIDS AND CARS
18th Annual Safe Kids Kalamazoo Coalition Meeting - Kalamazoo, MI
May 22, 2008

Injury Control: Keeping Kids Safe In and Around Motor Vehicles
Kansas Department of Transportation Safety Conference - Topeka, KS
April 29, 2008

Protecting Children In and Around Cars
Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety Board Meeting - Washington, DC
April 24, 2008

Janette Fennell attended the Best Buy HUB event along with Audiovox representatives to raise awareness about the large blindzones behind all vehicles. The issue of backovers and the technology available to help prevent these tragedies was explained to Best Buy employees.
Best Buy HUB Event at the Best Buy Headquarters - Minneapolis, MN
April 18, 2008

KIDS AND CARS: PNPs Can Make a Difference
29th Annual Conference on Pediatric Health Care: NAP NAP 2008, In Harmony with the Latests Strategies in Health Care - Nashville, TN
April 14, 2008

Protecting Children in and Around Cars
LifeSavers: National Conference on Highway Safety Priorities - Portland, OR
April 13, 2008

Kids and Cars: Protecting Your Kids from Non-Traffic Motor Vehicle Tragedies (for Motherproof.com)
Chicago Auto Show's Women's Day Event - Chicago, IL
February 12, 2008

Media interviews with Janette Fennell at Auto Show
2008 North American International Auto Show - Detroit, MI
January 16, 2008

Kids And Care - Injury Prevention
10th Annual Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) Conference: "Keeping Children Healthy and Safe" - Garden Grove, CA
November 8, 2007

Backover and Nontraffic Injuries
7th Annual Trauma Seminar: "Pediatric Trauma" - San Jose, CA
October 27, 2007

The Kids And Cars Family Concert Event featured music and stories of Keith Munslow at the Clubhouse at Harbor Links.
Kids And Cars Family Concert Event Fundraiser - New York, NY
October 13, 2007

Before You Turn the Key…Make Sure You Can See
Kids in Motion National Child Passenger Safety Conference - Denver, CO
August 2, 2007

California Trauma Teams Unite to Reduce Injuries and Deaths to Children Due to Vehicle Backovers
Trauma Prevention and Outreach Program Press Event - Sacramento, CA
May 21, 2007

Keynote Speaker: Janette Fennell, Kids and Cars
Safe Communities Family Safety Day: Parent/Provider University - Kansas City, KS
April 21, 2007

Past, Present, and Future of Auto Safety Presented with David Champion, Senior Director, Consumer Reports
2007 Office of Traffic Safety Summit: Celebrating 40 Years of Traffic Safety - San Diego, CA
April 10, 2007

KidsAndCars.org Exhibit
LifeSavers: National Conference on Highway Safety Priorities - Chicago, IL
March 25, 2007

Channeling Grief into Policy Change
Sorrow to Strength Conference, Truck Safety Coalition - Arlington, VA
March 11, 2007

Keeping children safe in and around motor vehicles
Baby Depot - Overland Park, KS
February 24, 2007

Special Speaker: Janette Fennell
Share the Road Safety Task Force Meeting: Bridging the Gap - Kansas City, MO
January 11, 2007

Identifying Problems and Developing Solutions
Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety; Safer Roadways Conference - St. Louis, MO
November 29, 2006

Love Them, Protect Them
Risk Watch Champion Conference - Boston, MA
November 2, 2006

Vehicle Safety Spokesperson
Mercedes-Benz USA: Media Day on Vehicle Safety - New York, NY
October 8, 2006

Vehicle Safety Spokesperson
Cookie/Lexus promotion, "Moms on Madison" - New York, NY
September 9, 2006

Media event with Janette Fennell to promote awareness about the dangers of leaving children alone in or around vehicles and heartbreaking consequences.
Safe Moves Media Event - Van Nuys, CA
June 15, 2006

Basic Training for Injury Prevention Advocates
Injury Prevention Conference and 10th Annual Child Safety Advocate Awards Ceremony - Indianapolis, IN
May 17, 2006

KIDS AND CARS: A Dangerous Combination
Safe Kids Oklahoma Summit - Oklahoma City, OK
May 12, 2006

Workshop: Slow Cars, Fast Kids
92nd Annual Kansas PTA Convention - Wichita, KS
April 29, 2006

Child Passenger Safety: Children in and Around Cars - A Potentially Lethal Combination
LifeSavers: National Conference on Highway Safety Priorities - Austin, TX
April 9, 2006

Associated Press Interview with Janette Fennell at Auto Show, as well as media coverage Nationwide.
North American International Auto Show - Troy, MI
January 8-10, 2006
 

Before You Turn the Key…Make Sure You Can See
Spot the Tot Evening Forum - Salt Lake City, UT
October 25, 2005

Non-Traffic Injuries from Cars
Childhood Injuries…Trends and Solutions - Fresno, CA
September 17, 2005

Keeping Our Children Safe
California Office of Traffic Safety Summit: Changing People, Saving Lives - Sacramento, CA
May 4, 2005

KidsAndCars.org Exhibit
LifeSavers: National Conference on Highway Safety Priorities - Charlotte, NC
March 12, 2005

Automobile Technology: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
18th Annual California Conference on Childhood Injury Control, "Maintaining Momentum and Staying Focused" - San Francisco, CA
September 28, 2004

Predictable and Preventable
Trauma Injury Prevention Seminar - Santa Clara County, CA
November 1, 2003

Kids In and Around Cars
American Academy of Pediatrics - Boston, MA
October 19, 2003

Short, Sweet and Vulnerable: Preventing Backover Injuries and Death to Young Children
Center for Injury Prevention Policy & Practice: Developing and Sustaining Comprehensive Injury Prevention Strategies - Los Angeles, CA
September 23, 2003

Trauma to Children: In and Around Cars
Trauma by Air, Land and Sea: Prevention and Treatment - Hershey, PA
March 14, 2003

Channeling Grief Into Policy Change
Pediatric Critical Care: THE FIRST HOURS Conference - Santa Rosa, CA
October 24, 2002

Keeping Kids Safe in and Around Motor Vehicles
Santa Clara County Perinatal Network - San Jose, CA
July 10, 2002

Child Passenger Safety Track: Using Specific CPS Data and Research Combined with Advocacy to Reach Legislators
LifeSavers: National Conference on Highway Safety Priorities - Lake Buena Vista, FL
June 9, 2002

Forging Successful Partnerships
California Office of Traffic Safety Summit 2002 - Orange County, CA
May 6, 2002

Kids And Cars
Texas Trial Lawyers of America (TTLA) Products Liability Seminar - Dallas, TX
February 23, 2001