Co-hosted by:
City of Calgary

CARSP Conference 2019

Post-conference Workshop Final Program

Vision Zero – Understanding and Action

Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 9:00am-3:30pm

Last updated: May 13, 2019

Thursday, May 30, 2019
8:00-9:00 Registration and Breakfast
9:00-11:15 Morning Session

  • Welcome and Introductions
  • Setting the Stage - Overview of 2018 Visions and Targets Workshop and the 2019 CARSP Conference
    • Raheem Dilgir, Road Safety Expert, TranSafe Consulting, CARSP Board Member
  • Panel: Building Blocks to Vision Zero Implementation – Partnership, Buy-In, Political Will and Data
    • Mavis Johnson, Community Development Advisor, Traffic Injury Research Foundation
      How the Safe System Approach Supports Vision Zero and Sustainability Principles
    • Adam Bell, The National Vision Zero Lead and Team Leader, Traffic & Safety, WSP Canada
      Vision Zero and the Need for Public Health Data and Analysis
    • Shabnem Afzal, Manager, Road Safety Office, City of Surrey
      Path to Vision Zero - Experience from Surrey, BC
    • Tony Churchill, Leader, Traffic Safety, City of Calgary
      Demonstrating the Value of Environmental Changes to Support Vision Zero
11:15-12:00 Site Visit
Participants walk to an area previously identified with “Road Safety Issues” – this scenario will be the basis for interventions developed by Workshop Participants during the afternoon break-out groups.
12:00-12:45 Lunch (buffet lunch provided)
12:50-2:30 Afternoon Session and Breakout Groups – Facilitator Lead

  • Part 1 - Participants form Break-out Groups based on Discipline
    Participants will be walked through an exercise with the goal of identifying an intervention to address the road safety issues identified at the morning’s site visit.
  • Part 2 - Participants form Multi-disciplinary Break-out Groups
    The interventions are discussed, and a multi-disciplinary perspective is overlaid onto the plan.
  • Part 3Break-out Group Interventions are Presented
2:30-2:45 Closing Remarks
2:45-3:30 Site visit to see intervention