CARSP Conference 2022

CARSP Conference Preliminary Program

Last updated: March 15, 2022

Please note that the plenary sessions (Keynotes and Panels) will be interpreted into French.  Paper presentations, however, will not be interpreted.
Sunday, June 19, 2022
8:30am – 11:30am CARSP Board Meeting
10:00am – 12:30pm Registration / Information Counter Open (Georgian Foyer)
10:00am - 12:00pm Trade Show Exhibition Set-up (Solarium)
12:30pm – 1:30pm Plenary Session (Georgian DE)

Welcoming Remarks:

  • Raheem Dilgir, President, CARSP, and President, Transafe Consulting Ltd.
  • TBD, Transport Canada
  • Indigenous Elder (TBD)

Keynote Speaker:

  • Dr. Nhan Tran - Head of Safety and Mobility, World Health Organization
    “The Global Plan for the Decade of Action for Road Safety”
1:30pm – 3:20pm Panel Discussion I – Decade of Action for Road Safety - International Status Report (Georgian DE)

Moderator: Dr. Tho Bella Dinh-Zarr, Senior Advisor, Public Health & Transportation, Traffic Injury Research Foundation (TIRF) and The FIA Foundation

Panelists:

  • Raheem Dilgir, President, CARSP and Valerie Smith, Director, Programs, Parachute Canada
    “Taking Action--Canadian Perspectives for the Decade of Action”
  • Rob Ritter, Director, Office of Impaired Driving and Occupant Protection, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
    “U.S. Perspectives for the Decade of Action”
  • Lotte Brondum, Executive Director, Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety
    "The Decade of Action in Africa and Europe"
  • Dr. Lucien Jones, Vice Chairman, National Road Safety Council (NRSC) Jamaica
    “The Decade of Action in Latin America and the Caribbean”
  • Dr. Ingrid Johnston, Chief Executive Officer, Australasian College of Road Safety
    “The new Decade of Action on Road Safety in Australasia”
3:20pm – 3:40pm Nutrition Break / Trade Show Exhibition (Solarium)
3:40pm – 5:20pm
  • Session 1A:  Alcohol and Drug-Impaired Driving I (5 presentations)
  • Session 1B:  Injury Prevention (5 presentations)
  • Session 1C:  Road Safety Policy and Legislation (5 presentations)
6:30pm – 8:30pm Welcoming Reception / Trade Show Exhibition Open (Solarium)
 
Monday, June 20, 2022
7:30am – 8:30am Breakfast (Georgian ABC)
7:30am – 2:00pm Registration/Information Counter Open (Georgian Foyer)
8:20am – 9:20am Plenary Session (Georgian DE)

Welcoming Remarks:

  • Brenda Suggett, Executive Director, CARSP
  • TBD, Ontario Ministry of Transportation
  • TBD, City of Greater Sudbury

Keynote Speaker:

  • Dr. Soames Job, CEO and Principal, Global Road Safety Solutions Pty. Ltd.
    “Understanding and promoting the real role of speed and speeding in crash trauma”
9:20am – 10:50am Panel Discussion II – Rural Road Safety (Georgian DE)

Moderator: TBD

Panelists:

  • Jesse Hopkins, Safe Roads Engineering and Mark Ayton, Senior Engineer, Safe Roads Engineering
    “Strengthening Roadside Protection on Rural Roads ”
  • Jeffrey Suggett, Senior Project Manager, CIMA+
    “In-Service Road Safety Reviews - Rural Context”
  • Michelle Proietti, Acting Head, Pre-Contract Traffic Engineering, MTO Northeast Region
    "Evaluating rural road safety in Northeastern Ontario"
  • Phil Landry, Traffic Services, City of Ottawa
    "The City of Ottawa’s Road Safety Action Plan - Rural Road Safety"
  • Dr. Marie-Soleil Cloutier, Professor, UNRS
    "The effect of speed reductions on collisions: a case study on regional and national roads in Québec"
10:50am – 11:15am Nutrition Break / Trade Show Exhibition (Solarium)
11:15am – 12:15pm
  • Session 2A:  Speed Management I (3 presentations)
  • Session 2B: Autonomous Vehicles and Advanced Vehicle Technology (3 presentations)
  • Session 2C: Cycling Safety (3 presentations)
12:15pm – 1:15pm Lunch
1:15pm – 3:00pm
  • Session 3A:  Speed Management II (4 presentations)
  • Session 3B:  Collision Investigation and Analysis I (4 presentations)
  • Session 3C:  Vulnerable road user safety I (4 presentations)
3:00pm – 3:15pm Nutrition Break / Trade Show Exhibition (Solarium)
3:15pm – 4:45pm
  • Session 4A: Collision Investigation and Analysis II (4 presentations)
  • Session 4B: Risky and Distracted Driving (4 presentations)
  • Session 4C: Vulnerable road user safety II (4 presentations)
6:30pm – 7:00pm Cocktails (Science North)
7:00pm – 10:30pm Networking and Awards Banquet (Science North)

Awards: Charles Miller, Mavis Johnson, Lifetime Achievement and Student Competition Awards

Raffle: CARSP Young Professionals’ Committee Raffle Draw

Entertainment:  TBD

Tuesday, June 21, 2022
7:30am – 8:30am Breakfast (Georgian DE)
7:30am – 2:00pm Registration/Information Counter Open (Georgian Foyer)
8:30am – 9:10am Plenary Session (Georgian DE)

Welcoming Remarks:

Keynote Speaker:

  • Dr. Nicholas Ward, Director of the Center for Health and Safety Culture and a Professor of Industrial and Management Systems Engineering, Montana State University
    “Traffic Safety Culture”
9:10am – 10:25am Panel Discussion III –Impaired Driving and Road Safety(Georgian DE)

Moderator: Paul Boase, Chief, Road Users, Transport Canada

Panelists:

  • James Palangio, Crown Counsel, Drugs and Driving Team Lead, Ministry of the Attorney General
    “Impact of decriminalization of Cannabis on road safety ”
  • Dr. Doug Beirness, Vice-President, CARSP, and President, Beirness and Associates
    "Arrested Drug-Impaired Drivers"
  • Dr. Jeff Brubacher, Physician, Vancouver General Hospital and Associate Professor, University of British Columbia
    "The National Drug Driving Study - Insights on drug driving from Canadian trauma centres."
  • Cst. Dave Hamilton and Cst. Chris Clement, Greater Sudbury Police Services
    "Police enforcement of Impaired Drivers"
10:25am – 10:45am Nutrition Break / Trade Show Exhibition (Solarium)
10:45am – 11:45am
  • Session 5A:  Fitness to Drive (3 presentations)
  • Session 5B:  Road Safety In Lower and Low-Middle Income Countries (3 presentations)
  • Session 5C:  Inequalities, inequities, the built environment and road safety I (3 presentations)
11:45am – 1:15pm Lunch (Not Provided) - Delegates are encouraged to explore the many restaurants within walking distance.
1:15pm – 2:45pm
  • Session 6A:  Alcohol and Drug-Impaired Driving II (5 presentations)
  • Session 6B:  Inequalities, Inequities, the built environment and road safety II (5 presentations)
  • Session 6C:  User Experience (UX) Design - Walking Audit -  Lorenzo Mele, Principle, Attivo Designs  
    (Workshop with a field study component to inform the case study exercise of the Vision Zero Symposium.)(All welcome including, Vision Zero Symposium registrants)
2:45pm – 3:00pm Nutrition Break / Trade Show Exhibition (Solarium)
3:00pm – 3:30pm Trade Show Teardown
3:00pm – 4:40pm Panel Discussion IV – Achieving Zero Starts with YOUth! (Georgian DE)

Moderator: Anne Marie Hayes, President, Teens Learn to Drive Inc.

Panelists:

  • Robyn Robertson, President and CEO, TIRF
    “The Prevalence of teen and young adult crash related injuries ”
  • Christine Racine Raby, Owner, Aapex Driving Academy
    “Teaching Teens to Drive: More than Just Maneuvering”
  • Sylvia Larke, Director, Springboard/Weed out the Risk
    "Common misconceptions and unsafe beliefs related to cannabis-impaired driving"
  • Sgt. Scott Hogan, Sergeant, Peel Regional Police
    "Teen-related traffic safety trends"
  • Anne Marie Hayes, President, Teens Learn to Drive Inc.
    "Teens Learn to Drive’s new peer-to-peer Vision Zero Youth Network"
4:40pm - 4:50pm Closing Remarks
5:00pm - 6:30pm 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