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City of Calgary

CARSP Conference 2019

CARSP Conference Preliminary Program

Last updated: March 14, 2019

Sunday, May 26, 2019
11:00am – 4:00pm CARSP Board Meeting (Galleria)
2:00pm - 4:00pm Exhibitor Set Up (Spectrum 123)
4:00pm – 6:00pm Multi-Modal Adventure Tour (meet in Hotel Arts Lobby)
5:00pm – 6:30pm Registration / Information Counter Open (Spectrum Foyer)
6:30pm – 8:30pm Welcoming Reception / Trade Show Exhibition Open (Spectrum 123)
Monday, May 27, 2019
7:00am – 8:00am Breakfast (Spectrum 45)
7:00am – 2:00pm Registration / Information Counter Open (Spectrum Foyer)
8:00am – 9:20am Plenary Session (Spectrum 45)
Opening Ceremonies/Welcoming Remarks:

  • Tony Churchill, Chair, CARSP Conference 2018 and Board Director, CARSP
  • TBD, Alberta Transportation
  • TBD, City of Calgary
  • Ruth Scalp Lock, Siksika Nation, Opening Speech and Prayer

Keynote Speaker:

  • Pamela Fuselli, Vice President, Knowledge Transfer & Stakeholder Relations, Parachute Canada
    “Vision Zero: The Canadian Landscape – Momentum is Building”
9:20am – 11:00am Panel Discussion I – Risky Driving Behaviour and Road Safety (Spectrum 45)
Moderator: Brian Jonah

  • Paul Boase, Chief, Road Users, Transport Canada
    “Impaired Driving in Canada”
  • Jeff Caird, Professor, University of Calgary
    “A Synthesis of the Risks of Using Cell Phones while Driving and Countermeasure Effectiveness”
  • Evelyn Vingilis, Director, Population and Community Health Unit, and Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Western University
    “The Need for Speed - How Can We Curb it?”
  • Trevor Hall, Managing Director, Road Safety Research - UK
    “Using Technology to Combat Risky Driving”
11:00am - 11:30am Nutrition Break / Trade Show Exhibition (Spectrum 123)
11:30am – 12:30pm
  • Paper Session 1A: Risky Driving (Spectrum 4)
  • Paper Session 1B: Collision Reconstruction (Galleria)
  • Paper Session 1C: Fitness to Drive and Driver Training (Spectrum 5)
12:30pm – 2:00pm CARSP Luncheon / Annual General Meeting (Spectrum 45)
2:00pm – 3:20pm
  • Paper Session 2A:  Speed Limits and Speeding (Spectrum 4)
  • Paper Session 2B: Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention (Spectrum 5)
  • Paper Session 2C: Collision Prediction and Prevention (Galleria)
3:20pm – 3:50pm Nutrition Break / Trade Show Exhibition (Spectrum 123)
3:50pm – 5:20pm
  • Paper Session 3A: Drug Impaired Driving (Spectrum 5)
  • Paper Session 3B: Road Design and Traffic Control (Galleria)
  • Paper Session 3C: School-Related Road Safety (Spectrum 4)
5:00pm - 6:00pm YPC Professional Development Event (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, May 28, 2019
7:30am – 8:30am Breakfast (Spectrum 45)
7:30am – 2:00pm Registration/Information Counter Open (Spectrum Foyer)
8:20am – 9:20am Plenary Session (Spectrum 45)
Welcoming Remarks:

  • Marie Soleil Cloutier, President, CARSP
  • TBD, Calgary Police Service

Keynote Speaker:

  • Jennie Oxley, Associate Director and Associate Professor, Monash University Accident Research Centre; Deputy Director, Curtin-Monash Accident Research Centre
    “Safer walking and cycling: Current challenges and strategies for change”
9:20am – 10:50am Panel Discussion II – Vulnerable Road Users (Spectrum 45)
Moderator: Marie-Soleil Cloutier

  • Anders Swanson, Chair, Bike Canada
    Pent Up Desire: How the bicycle - and a National Cycling Strategy - can solve the top 4 transportation issues in Canada
  • Kerri Murray, Director of Projects, Ever Active Schools
    “Stepping Toward a Safer Tomorrow through Active School Travel”
  • Tony Churchill, Sr. Traffic Engineer and Leader, Traffic Safety Roads - Traffic Engineering, City of Calgary
    Applying Vision Zero principles to create safer cycling infrastructure
  • Liliana Quintero, Transportation Engineer, City of Vancouver
    Vancouver's Pedestrian Strategy
10:50am – 11:20am Nutrition Break / Trade Show Exhibition (Spectrum 123)
11:20am – 12:40pm
  • Paper Session 4A: Vulnerable Road User Safety I (Spectrum 4)
  • Paper Session 4B: Distracted Driving (Galleria)
  • Paper Session 4C: Truck Safety I (Spectrum 5)
12:40pm – 2:00pm Lunch (Spectrum 45)
2:00pm – 3:40pm
  • Paper Session 5A: Vulnerable Road User Safety II (Spectrum 4)
  • Paper Session 5B: Alcohol Impaired Driving (Galleria)
  • Paper Session 5C: Truck Safety II (Spectrum 5)
3:40pm – 4:15pm Nutrition Break / Trade Show Exhibition (Spectrum 123)
4:15pm Trade Show Exhibition Ends
6:30pm – 7:00pm Cocktails (Spectrum Foyer)
7:00pm – 10:30pm Networking and Awards Banquet (Spectrum 45)

  • Awards: Charles Miller, Mavis Johnson and Lifetime Achievement
  • Raffle: CARSP Young Professionals' Committee Raffle Draw
  • Entertainment: TBD
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
8:00am – 9:00am Breakfast (Spectrum 45)
9:00am – 10:40am
  • Paper Session 6A: Vision Zero, Safe Systems Approach and City-Wide Road Safety Plans I (Spectrum 5)
  • Paper Session 6B: Autonomous Vehicles, Connected Vehicles and Advanced Vehicle Technology (Spectrum 4)
  • Paper Session 6C: The Built Environment and VRU Safety I (Galleria)
10:40am – 11:00am Nutrition Break (Spectrum 123)
11:00am – 12:30pm
  • Paper Session 7A: Vision Zero, Safe Systems Approach and City-Wide Road Safety Plans II (Spectrum 5)
  • Paper Session 7B: Using Geographic Information Systems to Better Understand Collisions and Injuries (Spectrum 4)
  • Paper Session 7C: The Built Environment and VRU Safety II (Galleria)
12:30pm – 2:15pm Lunch (Spectrum Foyer)
12:40pm – 2:00pm Highly Automated and Autonomous Vehicle Lunch Panel (Spectrum 45)

  • Wendy Doyle, Executive Director, Office of Traffic Safety, Alberta Transportation; Co-Chair, CCMTA’s Highly Automated Vehicles Working Group
    “Highly Automated Vehicles in Canada”
  • Paul Godsmark, Chief Technology Officer, Canadian Automated Vehicles Centre of Excellence
    “The Technology Tidal Wave:  Even Death & Taxes Are Not Certain”
2:15pm – 3:05pm Keynote Speaker (Spectrum 45)

  • Johan Diepens, Founder and CEO, Mobycon
    “Vision Zero: Everybody has the right to come home”
3:05pm – 4:35pm Panel Session III – Collaboration to ensure success of Vision Zero in a Canadian context (Spectrum 45)
Moderator: Keith Simmons

  • Neil Arason, Director, Healthy Living and Health Promotion Branch, Population and Public Health Division, BC Ministry of Health
    “Making Vision Zero happen: The critical role of cities from a provincial perspective.”
  • Linda Rothman, Senior Research Associate, Sick Kids Hospital
    “Municipalities and Researchers working together to evaluate Vision Zero Interventions: Challenges and Solutions”
  • Shewkar Ibrahim, Vision Zero Program Manager, Traffic Safety Section, City of Edmonton
    “Edmonton's Approach to Vision Zero”
  • Debbie Rawson, Transportation Integration and Safety Advisor, Strathcona County
    “Moving out of departmental silos to achieve Vision Zero in our communities.”
  • Lauren Pullen, Journalist, Global Calgary
    “How Media can impact the Vision Zero message”
4:35pm – 4:40pm Closing Remarks (Spectrum 45)