Co-hosted by:
Ontario Ministry of Transportation - Canadian Automobile Association

CARSP Conference 2017

CARSP Conference Program

Sunday, June 18, 2017
8:30am – 12:00pm CARSP Board Meeting
1:00pm – 4:00pm Workshop – Program Evaluation (Location: International Room, ILLC, 240 Jarvis St., Ryerson University)
2:00pm – 4:00pm Exhibitor Set Up
4:30pm – 6:30pm Tour of Toronto iDAPT Centre for Rehabilitation Research (550 University Avenue)
5:00pm – 6:30pm Walking Tour of Toronto (start at Chelsea Hotel)
4:00pm – 6:00pm Registration / Information Counter Open
6:30pm – 8:30pm Welcoming Reception / Trade Show Exhibition Open

Monday, June 19, 2017
7:00am – 2:00pm Registration / Information Counter Open
7:00am – 8:15am Breakfast
8:15am – 9:30am Plenary Session

Opening Ceremonies/Welcoming Remarks:

  • Jennifer Kroeker-Hall, President, CARSP
  • Teresa DiFelice, Director, Government & Community Relations, CAA SCO
  • TBD, Ministry of Transportation of Ontario

Keynote Speaker:

  • Fred Wegman, Professor, Delft University, Netherlands
    “Towards Zero by Safe Systems”
9:30am – 11:00am Panel Discussion I – Automated Vehicle Technology and Road Safety
Moderator:  Karen Hou,  Panelists:

  • Nicolas Saunier, Professor, Polytechnique Montréal
    “Levels of Automation”,
  • Geof Bailey, Director, Vehicle Safety, Emissions and Product Programs, GM of Canada
    “Automated Vehicle Technology: A Vehicle Manufacturer’s Perspective”
  • Mark Francis, Co-Chair, CCMTA’s Autonomous Vehicle Working Group
    “Automated Vehicle Technology: A Regulator’s Perspective
  • Robyn Robertson, President/CEO, Traffic Injury Research Foundation,
    “Automated Vehicle Technology: A User’s Perspective”
11:00 – 11:30am Nutrition Break / Trade Show Exhibition
11:30am – 12:30pm
  • Paper Session 1A: City-Wide Road Safety Plans
  • Paper Session 1B: Cyclist and Motorcycle Safety
  • Paper Session 1C: Injury Prevention
12:30pm – 2:00pm CARSP Luncheon / Annual General Meeting
2:00pm – 3:20pm
  • Paper Session 2A:  Road Safety Initiatives
  • Paper Session 2B: Pedestrian Safety I
  • Paper Session 2C: Fitness to Drive I
3:20pm – 3:50pm Nutrition Break / Trade Show Exhibition
3:50pm – 5:20pm
  • Paper Session 3A:  Speeding and Risky Driving Behaviours
  • Paper Session 3B: Roundabout Safety
  • Paper Session 3C: Fitness to Drive II
5:30pm – 6:30pm Canadian Injury Prevention Trainee Network Workshop (closed event)
7:00pm – 9:00pm The Future of Road Safety

  • Networking Opportunity and Reception for all Delegates
  • Where more experienced road safety professionals and the up-and-coming, meet.
  • Hosted by the CARSP Young Professionals’ Committee

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
7:00am – 2:00pm Registration/Information Counter Open
7:00am -- 8:00am Breakfast
8:00am – 8:45am Plenary Session

Welcoming Remarks:

  • Brian Jonah, Co-Chair, CARSP Conference 2017 and Past President, CARSP

Plenary Speaker:

  • Roger Browne, Manager, Traffic Safety Unit, City of Toronto
8:45am – 10:30am Panel Discussion II –  Pedestrian Safety and Technology
Moderator: Marie-Soleil Cloutier,  Panelists:

  • Jennifer Crain, Research and Data Manager, Public Health Agency of Canada’s Surveillance and Epidemiology Division   “Trends in Pedestrian Injuries and Fatalities”
  • Jean-Francois Rheault, Director, North American/Canada, Eco-Counter
    Pedestrian Exposure Data”
  • Andrew Howard, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hospital for Sick Children, Senior Scientist, Child Health Evaluative Sciences and Associate Professor, U of T, “Pedestrian Countdown Signals”
  • Ron Buliung, Professor, Department of Geography and Programs in Environment, U of T
    “Accessibility, Infrastructure Needs and Child Mobility”
  • Véronique Fournier, Piéton Québec
    “Social Media, Education and Engagement”
10:30am – 11:00am Nutrition Break / Trade Show Exhibition
11:00am – 12:30pm
  • Paper Session 4A: Drug Impaired Driving I
  • Paper Session 4B: Pedestrian Safety II
  • Paper Session 4C: Collision Analysis
12:30pm – 2:00pm Lunch
1:15pm – 1:55pm Jennifer Keesmaat, Chief Planner & Executive Director, City of Toronto

Kate Bassil, Manager, Healthy Public Policy, City of Toronto

2:00pm – 3:30pm
  • Paper Session 5A: Drug Impaired Driving II
  • Paper Session 5B: Pedestrian Safety III
  • Paper Session 5C: Crash Prediction and Avoidance I
3:30pm – 3:45pm Nutrition Break / Trade Show Exhibition
3:45pm – 5:15pm
  • Paper Session 6A: Alcohol Impairment
  • Paper Session 6B: Child Injury Prevention
  • Paper Session 6C: Crash Prediction and Avoidance II
3:45pm Trade Show Exhibition Ends
6:30pm – 7:00pm Cocktails
7:00pm – 11:00pm Networking and Awards Banquet

Awards: Charles Miller and Mavis Johnson

Entertainment: Big Racket

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
7:30am – 8:30am Breakfast
8:30am – 10:00am
  • Paper Session 7A: Distracted Driving
  • Paper Session 7B: Truck and Bus Safety
  • Paper Session 7C: Advanced Vehicle Technology and Automation
10:00am – 10:15am Nutrition Break
10:15am -12:00pm Panel Session III: Technology and Enforcement
Moderator:  Brian Jonah,  Panelists:

  • Roger BrowneManager, Traffic Safety Unit, City of Toronto
    “Automated Enforcement in Ontario – Red Light Cameras and the Potential for Future Automated Speed Enforcement”
  • Rob Wilkinson, Coordinator, Safer Roads Ottawa
    Use of Radar to Measure Distance Between Vehicles from Bicycles”
  • Doug Beirness, Senior Research & Policy Analyst, Canadian Council on Substance Abuse
    “Oral Fluid Testing for Drugs”
  •  Insp. Michael Labossiere, E Div Traffic Services, RCMP, and Cpl Paul Walker, Abbottsford Police Department  “Utilizing Automated License Plate Recognition to Target Prolific Prohibited Drivers”
12:00pm -12:20pm Student Paper Awards
Moderator: TBD,  Presenter of Awards:  Insurance Bureau of Canada Representative
12:20pm -12:30pm CARSP Young Professionals’ Committee Raffle Draw and Closing Remarks