| 2018 International Conference on Urban Traffic Safety

Program

Monday, July 9, 2018

Conference Sessions Start

7:00 am                                Registration Open

8:00 am                                Main Conference

8:30 – 9:00 am                   Opening Remarks                                            

9:00 – 10:15 am                 Morning Keynote Presentation  

                                              Monitoring and benchmarking the safety of vulnerable road users in cities
                                               Alexandre Santacreu, International Transport Forum – OECD

10:15 am                              Break

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

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

                                              Education: UK’s Global New Car Assessment Program
                                                Jessica Truong, Global NCAP

                                              Enforcement: Marijuana Topic
                                                Jonathan Coughlan, Edmonton Police Service

11:45 – 1:00 pm                  Lunch

1:00 – 2:15 pm                    Afternoon Concurrent Sessions

                                              Engineering: 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

                                              Education: Naturalistic Driving Data Analysis / Driving Simulator
                                                Xuesong Wang, Tongji University

                                              Enforcement: Title TBA
                                                Speaker TBA

2:15 pm                               Break

2:45 – 4:00 pm                   Afternoon Keynote Presentation

                                             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 am                               Registration Open

8:00 am                               Main Conference

8:30 – 9:00 am                  Opening Remarks                                          

9:00 – 10:15 am                Morning Keynote Presentation  

                                             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

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

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

                                             Enforcement: Commercial Vehicle Investigations and Safety
                                               Todd Hudec & Andrew Hiller, Edmonton Police Service

11:45 – 1:00 pm                 Lunch

1:00 – 2:15 pm                  Afternoon Concurrent Sessions

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

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

                                             Enforcement:  Title TBA
                                              Davis Wendell, Royal Canadian Mounted Police

2:15 pm                               Break

2:45 – 4:00 pm                  Afternoon Keynote Presentation  

                                            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

8:00 am                               Main Conference

8:30 – 9:00 am                  Opening Remarks

9:00 – 10:15 am                 Morning Keynote Presentation

                                              Legalization of Marijuana (Federal & Provincial)
                                               Robert Palser, Alberta Justice and Solicitor General

10:15 am                             Break

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

                                              Engineering: Safe System
                                               Colin Brodie, New Zealand Transport Agency

                                              Education: Title TBA
                                                Speaker TBA

                                              Enforcement: A Comprehensive Examination of the DUI Problem in a US Community
                                               Jim Fell, University of Chicago

11:45 – 1:00 pm                  Lunch

1:00 – 2:15 pm                    Afternoon Concurrent Sessions

                                              Engineering: How the SafetyCube DSS Can Help to Improve Urban Traffic Safety
                                              Wendy Weijermars, SWOV

                                              Education: Communications & Social Marketing
                                               Pam Hnytka, City of Edmonton

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

2:15 pm                               Break

2:45 – 4:00 pm                  Afternoon Keynote Speaker

                                             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

                                             Engineering: Safe System Crosswalk Design?
                                              Colin Brodie, New Zealand Transport Agency

                                             Enforcement: Legalization of Marijuana and Impacts on Traffic Safety
                                              Jim Fell, University of Chicago

11:45 am                             Workshops End

 

PDF of Advance Program

Speaker Bios (April)

2018 Speakers

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

  • Alexandre Santacreu, International Transport Forum – OECD
  • Amy M. Kim, University of Alberta
  • Anders Lie, Swedish Transport Administration
  • Belén Riveiro, University of Vigo
  • Damien Vivet, ISAE-SUPAERO
  • Deanna Singhal, University of Alberta
  • Eric J. Fitzsimmons, Kansas State University
  • James C Fell, University of Chicago
  • Jenny Wester, Swedish Police Authority
  • Keshia Pollack Porter, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Panagiotis Papantoniou, National Technical University of Athens
  • 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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