CARSPPRIIn partnership with TIRF
Platinum Sponsor and Official Host: Desjardins

2020
Joint Conference

Preliminary Conference Program CARSP/PRI 2020 Joint Conference

Last updated: February 27, 2020

Note - all plenary sessions and panels will be simultaneously translated (i.e. English to French and French to English)
Monday, June 15, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm Exhibitor Set Up (Room 517A)
1:00pm – 4:00pm Workshop (more information coming)
5:00pm – 6:30pm Registration / Information Counter Open (Room 517A Foyer)
6:30pm – 8:30pm Welcoming Reception / Trade Show Exhibition Open (Room 517A)
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
7:00am – 8:00am Breakfast (Room 517A)
7:00am – 2:00pm Registration / Information Counter Open (Room 517A Foyer)
8:00am – 9:40am Plenary Session (Room 517A)
Opening Ceremonies/Welcoming Remarks:

  • Marie-Soleil Cloutier, Co-Chair, CARSP/PRI 2020 Conference and Past President, CARSP
  • Benacer Boulaajoul, Co-Chair, CARSP/PRI 2020 Conference and President, PRI
  • TBD, Desjardins
  • TBD, Transport Canada

Keynote Speaker:

  • Zoleka Mandela, Global Ambassador for Child Health Initiative, United Nations
    “Opening Keynote Address”

Thank-you to Speaker:

  • Ward Vanlaar, Co-Chair, CARSP/PRI 2020 Conference and COO, TIRF
9:40am – 11:00am Panel Discussion I – Communication in Road Safety:  How do we Reach Every Road User?
Moderator:  Emmanuelle Gagne

  • Marco Harrison, Foundation Director, CAA Foundation
    “Reaching your target audience with a 360° campaign strategy
  • Patrice Letendre, Strategic Advisor, SAAQ
    “Raising awareness on road safety: issues and challenges for Société de l’assurance
     automobile du Québec”
  • Pénélope Daignault, Full Professor, Université Laval
    “Using segmentation to better evaluate and communicate in road safety”
  • Anne Lavaud, General Delegate, Association Prévention Routière
    “Communicating road safety messages through in-field education”
11:00am - 11:30am Nutrition Break / Trade Show Exhibition (Room 517A)
11:30am – 12:30pm
  • Paper Session 1A: Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention I (Room 517A)
  • Paper Session 1B: Driver Education and Fitness to Drive I (Room 516A)
  • Paper Session 1C: Collision Prediction and Collision Analysis (Room 516B)
12:30pm – 2:00pm CARSP Luncheon / Annual General Meeting (Room 517A)
2:00pm – 3:00pm
  • Paper Session 2A: Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention II (Room 517A)
  • Paper Session 2B: Driver Education and Fitness to Drive II(Room 516B)
  • Paper Session 2C: Intersection Safety (Room 516A)
3:00pm – 3:30pm Nutrition Break / Trade Show Exhibition (Room 517A)
3:30pm – 5:10pm
  • Paper Session 3A: Traffic Engineering and Road Design (Room 516B)
  • Paper Session 3B: Injury Prevention: Trends and Progress Made (Room 516A)
  • Paper Session 3C: Pedestrian Safety and Active Transportation (Room 517A)
6:00pm - 9:00pm CARSP Board Meeting (closed event; offsite)
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
7:15am – 8:15am Breakfast (Room 517A)
7:30am – 2:00pm Registration/Information Counter Open (Room 517A Foyer)
8:15am – 8:40am Plenary Session (Room 517A)
Welcoming Remarks:

  • Alex Nolet, President, CARSP
  • TBD, City of Montreal
  • TBD,Transport Quebec
8:40am – 10:00am Panel Discussion II – Developing a Traffic Safety Culture – From the Top Down and Bottom Up (Room 517A)
Moderator: Mavis Johnson

  • Nicolas Ward, Professor, University of Montana
    Traffic Safety Culture:  What you need to know to be effective
  • Eric-Alan Caldwell, City Councillor, Hochelaga district in the Mercier–Hochelaga– Maisonneuve borough, Member of Executive Committee of Montréal
    “City of Montreal’s First Vision Zero Strategy”
  • Benacer Boulaajoul, Co-Chair, CARSP/PRI 2020 Conference and President, PRI
    African Road Safety Observatory
  • Katrien Torfs, Scientific Researcher, Vias Institute
    E-Survey of Road Users’ Attitudes: Monitoring Traffic Safety Culture
10:00am – 10:30am Nutrition Break / Trade Show Exhibition (Room 517A)
10:30am – 12:00pm
  • Paper Session 4A: Road Safety Plans & Creating a Traffic Safety Culture I (Room 517A)
  • Paper Session 4B: Speeding and Other High-Risk Behaviours (Room 516A)
  • Paper Session 4C: Pedestrian Safety I (Room 516B)
12:00pm – 1:20pm Lunch Speakers – Are Our Workers Safe? A Health and Safety Perspective (Room 517A)
Moderator: Martin Lavalliere

  • Martin Lebeau, Economist, Robert-Sauvé Research Institute for Health and Safety at Work (IRSST)
    The Cost of Traffic Collisions at Work
  • Ugo LaChapelle, Assistant Professor, UQAMl
    “The proliferation of bicycle delivery services and the health and safety concerns
    of bicycle workers”
1:20pm – 2:40pm
  • Paper Session 5A: Road Safety Plans & Creating a Traffic Safety Culture II (Room 517A)
  • Paper Session 5B: Work-Related Road Safety (Room 516A)
  • Paper Session 5C: Pedestrian Safety II (Room 516B)
2:40pm – 3:10pm Nutrition Break / Trade Show Exhibition (Room 517A)
3:10pm – 4:30pm
  • Paper Session 6A: Vision Zero and the Safe Systems Approach (Room 517A)
  • Paper Session 6B: Distracted Driving (Room 516A)
  • Paper Session 6C: Enforcement and Legal Issues (Room 516B)
4:30pm Trade Show Exhibition Ends
6:30pm – 7:00pm Cocktails (Room 517A)
7:00pm – 10:30pm Networking and Awards Banquet (Room 517A)
Awards: Charles Miller, Mavis Johnson and Lifetime Achievement
Raffle: CARSP Young Professionals’ Committee Raffle Draw
Entertainment:  At Last – Live Cover Band
Thursday, June 18, 2020
7:30am – 8:30am Breakfast (Room 517A)
7:30am – 9:00am Registration/Information Counter Open (Room 517A Foyer)
8:30am – 9:50am Panel Discussion III – Cannabis and Road Safety – Are We There Yet?
Moderator: Paul Boase

  • Robyn Robertson, President & CEO, TIRF
    “Cannabis and Driving: prevalence and research needs”
  • TBD, Desjardins
    TBD
  • Thomas Gordon Brown, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, McGill University, Director, Addiction Research Program, Douglas Hospital Research Centre
    “Cannabis impaired driving: evaluation of recidivism and strategies for selective prevention
9:50am – 11:10am
  • Paper Session 7A: Advanced Vehicle Technology, Vehicle Design & Vehicle Inspection I (Room 516B)
  • Paper Session 7B: Alcohol and Drug Impaired Driving I (Room 517A)
  • Paper Session 7C: Autonomous and Connected Vehicles (Room 516A)
11:10am – 11:50am Nutrition Break / Poster Displays (Regular Conference and Student Competition) (Room 517A)
11:50am – 1:10pm
  • Paper Session 8A: Advanced Vehicle Technology, Vehicle Design & Vehicle Inspection II (Room 516B)
  • Paper Session 8B: Alcohol and Drug Impaired Driving II (Room 517A)
  • Paper Session 8C: Cyclist Safety (Room 516A)
1:10pm – 2:30pm Lunch (Room 517A)

Keynote Speaker:

  • Bruce Appleyard, Associate Professor, City Planning & Urban Design, San Diego State University
    Street Conflict, Power, and Promise: Livability, Health, and Humanity in the
    Era of Driverless Cars”
 2:30pm – 3:50pm Panel Discussion IV - Automated Vehicles and Vehicular Technologies (Room 517A)
Moderator: Desjardins (TBD)

  • Ward Vanlaar, Co-Chair, CARSP/PRI 2020 Conference and COO, TIRF
    Ideas for a safe transition to Automated Vehicles
  • Alain Areal, Director General, PRP Portugal, First Vice President, La PRI
    “Automated Vehicles:  The European Perspective”
  • TBD, Transport Canada
    "TBD”
3:50pm – 4:15pm Closing Remarks (Room 517A)