International Road Safety Symposium

Date/Time
Date(s) - Thursday, November 7 - Friday, November 8
All Day

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Location
Holiday Inn Vancouver Centre
711 West Broadway, Vancouver, British Columbia Canada V5Z 3Y2

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International Expert Presentations followed by discussions on:

  • Road Safety Challenges in the Smart Mobility era
  • Causation and Prevention – how to best develop a crash prevention program
  • Road User Distraction
  • Transportation and Health
  • The Safe Systems Approach and critical success factors

 

Interactive Attendee Panel Discussions:

  • Active Road User Safety
  • Speed Management
  • Legal and illicit substances and road safety
  • Data Driven Transport safety -“linchpin” data issues, big data, and data-sharing opportunities
  • New and Advanced Mobility (e.g. ride-hailing, e-scooters)

 

Our distinguished line-up of international experts include:

  • Ben Beck – Deputy Head of Prehospital, Emergency and Trauma Research at Monash University (Australia)
  • Ezra Hauer – Emeritus Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Toronto (Canada)
  • Tarek Sayed – Distinguished Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, UBC (Canada)
  • Simon Washington – Professor and Head of School, Civil Engineering, University of Queensland (Australia)
  • Fred Wegman – Emeritus Professor, Traffic Safety at Delft University of Technology (Netherlands)

 

The symposium will be held on November 7-8, 2019, at the Holiday Inn Vancouver-Centre, 711 W. Broadway, Vancouver.

To join us, go to the registration page here:  https://bitsam.civil.ubc.ca/events/ubc-international-safety-symposium/

Space is limited, so register asap!