CARSP Conference 2022

Student Poster Competition

Student Poster Competition

The competition is now open!
Deadline for submissions is Friday, April 15, 2022

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The Canadian Association of Road Safety Professionals (CARSP) Young Professionals’ Committee is hosting and sponsoring a student poster competition. Students and postdoctoral fellows are invited to submit poster abstracts online for a chance to display a poster at the 2022 CARSP Conference. Posters can be on any road safety topic. Applicants must be registered at a Canadian university or college. Authors of the top three posters will receive the following cash awards:

  • $500 for first place
  • $350 for second place
  • $150 for third place

Plus, ALL students whose poster abstracts are accepted will also receive complimentary day registration ($100 off registration) for Monday June 20th - the day the posters will be displayed and judged at the 2022 CARSP Conference!

Guidelines for Abstract Submission

For abstract submissions, the student must be the lead author of the work, but there may be multiple authors. Poster abstracts must include original work, which is either completed or ‘in progress’. Abstracts for studies which are ‘in progress’ should include preliminary or interim findings.

Abstracts for posters must be no longer than 1000 words and must include the following author/contact information and study information:

Author/Contact Information

  • Authors: Please list all authors on the project, including first name, last name, designation(s), title and affiliation
  • Presenting Author: Indicate presenting author who will be on-site at CARSP 2022 Conference. The presenting author must be a student or postdoctoral fellow.

Study Information

  • Purpose/Rationale: What is the major reason for doing this study?
  • Objectives: Define objectives for the study
  • Relevance: How does this study relate to road safety challenges in Canada?
  • Methods and Materials: What methods were used to collect the data? What materials were included within this methodology?
  • Analysis: Describe the type(s) of analyses used to interpret data.
  • Results/Preliminary Results/Hypothesis: Briefly summarize the data derived from analyses.
  • Conclusions: What can be concluded that is important to road safety issues or policy in Canada?
Authors are to submit the abstract using the online submission form here by Friday, April 15, 2022. All abstracts will be reviewed by an expert panel of road safety professionals from across Canada. Abstracts that are selected to present a poster will be announced via email on May 16, 2022. The posters must be submitted by June 15, 2022.



If you have any questions, please contact Robert Colonna at and Vikas Ravada at

Online Submission Form