| 2018 International Conference on Urban Traffic Safety

Program

Sunday, July 8

5:00 – 7:00 pm                 Opening Reception              Salon Foyer or Salon 8
Shaw Conference Centre

Monday, July 9, 2018

Conference Sessions Start

7:00 am                                Registration Open

8:30 – 9:00 am                   Opening Remarks                                        Salon 9/10/11                     

9:00 – 10:15 am                 Morning Keynote Presentation              Salon 9/10/11

                                              Swedish Police Enforcement Initiative to Reach the Goal of Vision Zero
                                               Jenny Wester, Swedish Police Authority

10:15 am                              Break

10:30 am – 11:45 am        Morning Concurrent Sessions

                                              Mobile laser scanning technology and its applications in automated road management and safety     Salon 2
                                                Belén Riveiro, University of Vigo

                                              Global New Car Assessment Program         Salon 3
                                                Anders Lie, Swedish Transport Administration

                                              Marijuana Topic                                                 Salon 5/6
                                                Jonathan Coughlan, Edmonton Police Service

11:45 – 1:00 pm                  Lunch

1:00 – 2:15 pm                    Afternoon Concurrent Sessions

                                              Rural Highway Safety in Kansas, USA and Demonstration of the United States Road Assessment Program (usRAP) as a Systematic  Safety Tool
                                                Eric Fitzsimmons, Kansas State University                        Salon 2

                                              Road Safety Campaigns: What Does the Research Tell Us?                  Salon 3
                                                Robyn Robertson, Traffic Injury Research Foundation

                                              British Columbia Royal Canadian Mounted Police: The E Division Traffic Services Enforcement Model     Salon 5/6
                                                Mark Baxter, E Division Traffic Program, Delta B.C.

2:15 pm                               Break

2:45 – 4:00 pm                   Afternoon Keynote Presentation      Salon 9/10/11

                                             Street Racing, Stunt Driving and Traffic Safety
                                               Evelyn Vingilis, Western University

4:00 pm                               Closing Remarks

4:30 – 6:00 pm                  Evening on Own

 

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Conference Sessions Starts

7:00 – 830 am                     Registration Open

8:30 – 9:00 am                  Opening Remarks                              Salon 9/10/11                                 

9:00 – 10:15 am                Morning Keynote Presentation     Salon 9/10/11

                                             Road to Zero Fatalities
                                              Jane Terry, US National Safety Council

10:15 am                             Networking Break

10:30 am – 11:45 am        Morning Concurrent Sessions

                                             Scene Understanding: Toward A Safer Autonomous Navigation         Salon 2
                                               Damien Vivet, ISAE-SUPAERO

                                             The Effect of Cinematic Portrayals of Aggressive or Risky Driving on Speeding Behaviour          Salon 3
                                               Deanna Singhal, University of Alberta

                                             Commercial Vehicle Investigations and Safety      Salon 5/6
                                               Todd Hudec & Andrew Hiller, Edmonton Police Service

11:45 – 1:00 pm                 Lunch

1:00 – 2:15 pm                  Afternoon Concurrent Sessions

                                             Risks and Countermeasures for Road Traffic of the Elderly in Europe     Salon 2
                                              Panagiotis Papantoniou, National Technical University of Athens

                                             Critical Roles of Public Health and Injury Prevention in Achieving Vision Zero      Salon 3
                                              Keshia Pollack Porter, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

                                             Fatality Reviews     Salon 5/6
                                              Anna Sinclair, Edmonton Police Service

2:15 pm                               Break

2:45 – 4:00 pm                  Afternoon Keynote Presentation        Salon 9/10/11

                                            Using New Data Sources to Understand Use of the City of Edmonton’s Downtown Bike Grid
                                             Amy Kim, University of Alberta

4:00 pm                              Closing Remarks

4:30 – 6:00 pm                  Speakers Dinner

 

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Conference Sessions Start

7:00 am                               Registration Open

8:30 – 9:00 am                  Opening Remarks                                      Salon 9/10/11

9:00 – 10:15 am                 Morning Keynote Presentation              Salon 9/10/11

                                              Seeing Green. Cannabis Legalization and the Revolution in Criminal Driving Offences
                                               Robert Palser, Alberta Justice and Solicitor General

10:15 am                             Break

10:30 am – 11:45 am        Morning Concurrent Sessions

                                              Towards Safe System Infrastructure        Salon 2
                                               Colin Brodie, New Zealand Transport Agency

                                              Safe Cities as Part of a Safe World            Salon 3
                                                Walter Niewoehner, Dekra

                                              A Comprehensive Examination of the DUI Problem in a US Community               Salon 5/6
                                               Jim Fell, University of Chicago

11:45 – 1:00 pm                  Lunch

1:00 – 2:15 pm                    Afternoon Concurrent Sessions

                                              How the SafetyCube DSS Can Help to Improve Urban Traffic Safety              Salon 2
                                              Wendy Weijermars, SWOV

                                              Communications & Social Marketing           Salon 3
                                              Olga Messinis, City of Edmonton

                                             Low Cost Countermeasure to Reduce Red Light Running at Signalized Intersections and Interstate On-Ramps
                                             Eric J. Fitzsimmons, Kansas State University            Salon 5/6

2:15 pm                               Networking Break

2:45 – 4:00 pm                  Afternoon Keynote Speaker             Salon 9/10/11

                                             Vision Zero, a Cornerstone for Livable Cities
                                               Anders Lie, Swedish Transport Administration

4:00 pm                              Closing Remarks

4:30 – 6:00 pm                  Evening on Own

 

Thursday, July 12, 2018

7:00 am                               Registration Open

8:00 – 11:45 am                 Workshops

                                             Safe System in Urban Environments: Catering to Vulnerable Road Users           Salon 2
                                              Colin Brodie, New Zealand Transport Agency

                                            Legalization of Marijuana and Impacts on Traffic Safety                                          Salon 5/6
                                              Jim Fell, University of Chicago

11:45 am                             Workshops End

 

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2018 Speakers’ bios

We are excited and pleased to share that we have the following speakers confirmed for the 2018 International Conference on Urban Traffic Safety:

  • Amy M. Kim, University of Alberta
  • Anders Lie, Swedish Transport Administration
  • Andrew Hiller, Constable, Edmonton Police Service
  • Belén Riveiro, University of Vigo
  • Colin Brodie, New Zealand Transport Agency
  • Damien Vivet, ISAE-SUPAERO
  • Deanna Singhal, University of Alberta
  • Eric J. Fitzsimmons, Kansas State University
  • Evelyn Vengilis, Western University
  • James C Fell, University of Chicago
  • Jane Terry, National Safety Council
  • Jenny Wester, Swedish Police Authority
  • Keshia Pollack Porter, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Mark Baxter, OIC of the E Division Traffic Progam in Delta BC
  • Olga Messinis, City of Edmonton
  • Pam Hnytka, City of Edmonton
  • Panagiotis Papantoniou, National Technical University of Athens
  • Robert Palser, Alberta Justice and Solicitor General
  • Robyn Robertson, Traffic Injury Research Foundation
  • Todd Hudec, Constable, Edmonton Police Service
  • Wendy WeijermarsSWOV Institute for Road Safety Research

Please check back for up-to-date information regarding our invited speakers and updates to the program!

 

We look forward to seeing you in July!

The 2018 conference takes place July 9-12 at:

Shaw Conference Centre

9797 Jasper Ave

Edmonton, AB T5J 1N9

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