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CARSP Conference 2018

CARSP Conference Preliminary Program

Last updated: April 19, 2018

Sunday, June 10, 2018
8:30am – 12:00pm CARSP Board Meeting
1:00pm – 4:00pm Workshop – “Planning for Road Safety Success in the Next-Generation: Establishing Visions and Targets”, Raheem Dilgir, President, TranSafe
2:00pm – 4:00pm Exhibitor Set Up
4:00pm – 6:00pm Registration / Information Counter Open
5:00pm – 6:30pm Discover the Past Walking Tour of Old Town Victoria (start at Delta Hotel)
6:30pm – 8:30pm Welcoming Reception / Trade Show Exhibition Open
Monday, June 11, 2018
7:00am – 2:00pm Registration / Information Counter Open
7:00am – 8:15am Breakfast
8:15am – 9:30am Plenary Session

Opening Ceremonies/Welcoming Remarks:

  • Marie-Soleil Cloutier, Chair, CARSP Conference 2018 and  Vice-President, CARSP
  • Honourable Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, RoadSafetyBC

Keynote Speaker:

  • Todd Litman, Founder and Executive Director, Victoria Transport Policy Institute
    “A New Traffic Safety Paradigm”
9:30am – 11:00am Panel Discussion I – Cannabis Impaired Driving and Road Safety
Moderator:  Brian Jonah

  • Doug Beirness, Senior Research and Policy Analyst, Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction,
    “Prevalence of cannabis impaired driving in Canada”
  • Paul Boase , Chief, Road Users, Transport Canada
    “Status of Federal laws on recreational cannabis use and cannabis impaired driving”
  • Darrin Grondel, Director, Washington State Traffic Safety Commission,
    “Legalization of Cannabis in Washington State”
  • Jeremy Wood, Project Director, Drugs and Driving Initiative, RoadSafetyBC
11:00am - 11:30am Nutrition Break / Trade Show Exhibition
11:30am – 12:30pm
  • Paper Session 1A: Cannabis-Impaired Driving
  • Paper Session 1B: Collision Reporting and Analysis I
  • Paper Session 1C: Advanced Vehicle Technology and Vehicle Automation
12:30pm – 2:00pm CARSP Luncheon / Annual General Meeting
2:00pm – 3:20pm
  • Paper Session 2A:  Alcohol-Impaired Driving I
  • Paper Session 2B: Vision Zero
  • Paper Session 2C: Motorcycle Safety
3:20pm – 3:50pm Nutrition Break / Trade Show Exhibition
3:50pm – 5:20pm
  • Paper Session 3A:  Fitness to Drive
  • Paper Session 3B: Truck Driver Safety
  • Paper Session 3C: Pedestrian Safety
5:00pm - 6:00pm Growing Your Professional Network – Young Professionals’ Session (for those under age 30)
6:30pm - 7:30pm Young Professionals’ (and Young at Heart) Networking Cocktail Hour (for all ages)

  • Come join the CARSP Young Professionals’ Committee for refreshments and appetizers.
  • Where more experienced road safety professionals and those new to, or considering road safety as a career, meet
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
7:00am – 2:00pm Registration/Information Counter Open
7:00am – 8:00am Breakfast
8:00am – 9:00am Plenary Session

Welcoming Remarks:

  • Honourable Claire Trevena, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, Government of BC
  • Marie-Soleil Cloutier, Chair, CARSP Conference 2018 and Vice President, CARSP

Plenary Speaker:

  • Bella Dinh-Zarr, Board Member, National Transportation Safety Board
    What’s Old is New Again: Using Science and Story to Advance Road Safety
9:00am – 10:30am Panel Discussion II –  Speed Limits and Speeding
Moderator: Neil Arason

  • Jeffrey Brubacher, Emergency Physician, Vancouver General Hospital
  • Robert Quilley, Training and Technology Coordinator, Traffic Services, RCMP
  • Vincent Stancato, Deputy Chief Coroner, Ministry of Public Safety & Solicitor General, Government of BC
  • Tarek Sayed, Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, UBC
  • Emily Newhouse, Medical Health Officer, Vancouver Coastal Health
10:30am – 11:00am Nutrition Break / Trade Show Exhibition
11:00am – 12:30pm
  • Paper Session 4A: Alcohol-Impaired Driving II
  • Paper Session 4B: Intersection Safety
  • Paper Session 4C: Speed Limits and Speeding
12:30pm – 2:00pm Lunch
1:15pm – 1:55pm Lunch Speaker Session – Autonomous Vehicles

  • Mark Francis Co-Chair, CCMTA’s Autonomous Vehicle Working Group, Manager, Provincial Vehicle Registration and Licensing, ICBC
    “The Canadian Approach to Regulating Highly Autonomous Vehicles”
  • TBD, Ontario Ministry of Transportation
    “The MTO Autonomous Vehicle Testing Pilot Project”
2:00pm – 3:30pm
  • Paper Session 5A: Distracted Driving
  • Paper Session 5B: Traffic Safety Planning
  • Paper Session 5C: Collision Reporting and Analysis II
3:30pm – 3:45pm Nutrition Break / Trade Show Exhibition
3:45pm – 5:15pm
  • Paper Session 6A: Child/Youth Injury Prevention
  • Paper Session 6B: Work-Related Road Safety
  • Paper Session 6C: Traffic Engineering and Road Design
3:45pm Trade Show Exhibition Ends
6:30pm – 7:00pm Cocktails
7:00pm – 10:30pm Networking and Awards Banquet
Awards: Charles Miller, Mavis Johnson and Lifetime Achievement
Raffle: CARSP Young Professionals' Committee Raffle Draw
Entertainment:  Groove Kitchen
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
7:00am – 8:00am Breakfast
8:00am – 9:30am
  • Paper Session 7A:  Crash Prediction and Avoidance
  • Paper Session 7B: Cycling Safety I
  • Paper Session 7C: Traffic Safety Campaigns
9:30am – 11:00am
  • Paper Session 8A: School-Related Road Safety
  • Paper Session 8B: Cycling Safety II
11:00am – 11:15am Nutrition Break
 11:15am -12:45pm Panel Session III – Cycling Safety
Moderator:  Meghan Winters

  • Melissa Bruntlett, Modacity
    “Cycling as a transportation mode: evolution in Canada (and elsewhere)”
  • Kay Teschke, Professor, University of British Columbia
    “Data on cyclist injuries: what is needed to have a complete portrait of their situation?”
  • Karen Laberee, Executive Director, BikeMaps
    What does BikeMaps tells us about cyclist road safety?
  • Sarah Webb, Active Transportation Project Management Specialist, City of Victoria
    “How safety is integrated in new cycling facilities?”
  • Nancy Smith Lea, Director, Toronto Centre for Active Transportation (TCAT)
    “Toronto's Bloor bike lane pilot project: improving economic vitality and safety”
12:45pm -1:00pm Closing Remarks