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NHTSA Administrator to Deliver 2016 Washington Auto Show Keynote

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Sept. 30, 2015—Dr. Mark Rosekind, administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), will deliver the annual government keynote address at the 2016 Washington Auto Show’s Public Policy Day on Jan. 21, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

"The Washington Auto Show has long championed the theme of sustainable mobility, and we're honored that one of the world's leading safety experts will speak on behalf of the Administration at our Public Policy Day," said Geoff Pohanka, chairman of the 2016 Washington Auto Show and metro area representative on the board of the National Automobile Dealers Association.

The 2016 Washington Auto Show: The Power of Mobility preview opens on Jan. 20 with the first of two Public Policy Days. The events will kick off with a Capitol Hill forum on Jan. 20 with a full day of press conferences and special events, highlighted by Dr. Rosekind’s government keynote, following on Jan. 21.

"As the Washington Auto Show puts it, 'the power of mobility' is a force that, literally, transports our lives to new vistas and possibilities," says Rosekind. "With new technologies from automated driving to improved blind-spot monitoring, we also have the opportunity and responsibility to put safety first."

Show Dates:

Jan. 20:  Public Policy Preview Day on Capitol Hill.

Jan. 21:  Public Policy Preview Day at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center - daylong schedule of events for government, industry and media capped off by a Sneak Peek Reception

Jan. 22-Jan. 31: Consumer Days - Ten-day show at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

To register for Public Policy Days, visit the website

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