NHTSA – 26th International Technical Conference on The Enhanced Safety of Vehicles (ESV), Eindhoven, 2019

The United States Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in cooperation with participating ESV member countries are organizing the 26th International Technical Conference on The Enhanced Safety of Vehicles (ESV) which will take place in Eindhoven, Netherlands, on June 10-13, 2019. ESV provide opportunities to share innovative advances in motor vehicle safety and encourage international cooperation. 

Abstract submission is due to 8 March 2019.

February 17th, 2019|Categories: Conferences|

ERTRAC – Annual Conference Road Transport Research towards “Horizon Europe”, Brussels, 2019

ERTRAC is organising the Annual Conference 2019: Road Transport Research towards “Horizon Europe” which will be held in Brussels, on 4 April 2019. The conference will be dedicated to the preparation of the 9th Research Framework Programme “Horizon Europe”: which place for Road Transport Research and which key research challenges? Three new Roadmaps will be presented and distributed: on “Connected Automated Driving“, on “Road Safety“, and on “Long Distance Freight Transport“. The event will include an exhibition showcasing some examples of innovation in the automotive and mobility sector. 

February 17th, 2019|Categories: Conferences|

FEHRL – Infrastructure Research Meeting (FIRM19), Brussels, 2019

The FEHRL Infrastructure Research Meeting 2019 (FIRM19) will take place on 26-28 March 2019 in Brussels, Belgium. The theme is “On-Ramp to innovation: Let’s co-create together our future transport infrastructure“. The main stakeholders (ECCEDRPIARCERTRACECTP) are expected to outline of the vision for the future cross-modal transport infrastructure and its implementation plan. 

February 17th, 2019|Categories: Conferences|

10th International Conference on the Prevention of Accidents at Work (WOS), Vienna, 2019

The 10th International Conference on the Prevention of Accidents at Work (WOS 2019) will take place in Vienna on 23-26 September 2019. The congress, focusing on the prevention of workplace accidents – WOS: Working on Safety – aims at bringing together experts from all over the world in order to facilitate a high-level exchange of experience, new findings and good practice solutions. The congress will be an excellent occasion for representatives of H&S organizations, labour inspectors, safety professionals, researchers, policy makers, labour administrators and other experts to broaden the personal prevention horizon and to get in touch with experts from other countries and other safety-cultures. 

February 17th, 2019|Categories: Conferences|

TUM – International Scientific Conference on Mobility and Transport (Mobil.TUM), Munich, 2019

The Focus Area Mobility & Transportation Systems of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) are organising the International Scientific Conference on Mobility and Transport (mobil.TUM 2019) which will take place on 11-12 September 2019, in Munich, Germany. The theme of the conference is Transportation Systems of the Future. Road safety will be one of the key discussion areas enabling inspiration from the latest innovations and exploring new directions for shaping the future of urban mobility and safety. 

February 17th, 2019|Categories: Conferences|

ASECAP/HELLASTRON – Modern Motorways: Prevention and Road Safety in Europe and Greece, 2018

The European Association of Operators of Toll Road Infrastructures (ASECAP), supported by the Hellenic Association of Toll Road Network (HELLASTRON), organised a Press Conference on Road Safety on the occasion of the EDWARD – European Day without a Road Death 2018, which took place with great success on September 19, 2018. The theme was “Modern motorways: Prevention and Road Safety in Europe and Greece” and Commissioner for Transport Violeta Bulc said: “I am glad to see such an engaging and dedicated contribution of Greece to the third European Day Without A Road Death (EDWARD) taking place this year on 19 September during the European Mobility Week. Thank you GREECE and all involved!”. 

February 1st, 2019|Categories: Conferences|

AET – 47th European Transport Conference, Dublin 2019

The Association for European Transport is organising the 47th European Transport Conference, which will take place in Dublin, Ireland, on 9-11 October 2019. The European Transport Conference (ETC) is the annual conference of the Association for European Transport. Each year the conference presents the opportunity to interact with a range of speakers across the Transport Industry, including several Road Safety Topics. The range of topics, the multi-seminar approach and the networking environment makes ETC unique among transport conferences, making it the established premier event of its type.  pdf5

January 26th, 2019|Categories: Conferences|

Universita Degli Studi di Brescia – Living and Walking in Cities Conference, Brescia, 2019

The Living and Walking in Cities Conference, organised by the Department of Civil, Environmental, Architectural Engineering and Mathematics of Universita Degli Studi di Brescia, now in its 24rd edition, will be held in Brescia, on 12-13 September 2019. This Conference traditionally looks at different themes concerning the quality of life in urban areas and the goal of this event is to gather researchers, road users, administrators, technicians, city representatives and experts aiming to discuss problems that affect the safety of pedestrians in the city, especially of children and persons with reduced mobility. The conference covers international issues, national and local policies and the implementation of projects at the local level. 

January 20th, 2019|Categories: Conferences|

ISHGD – International Symposium for Highway Geometric Design, Amsterdam, 2020

The next International Symposium for Highway Geometric Design will be held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on 28 June – 1 July, 2020. Held every five years, the Symposium aims to encourage the continuous improvement of highway geometric design. This event focuses on the latest breakthrough practices relating to highway engineering in their different life phases, including daily operational effects and safe highway designs. Traditionally, the ISHGD Symposium consists of informative podium sessions on a range of geometric design issues from around the world, combined with country reports featuring recent local developments in road design, policy and practices, technical software demos, design and research products and technical tours of local highway design and construction practices. 

Abstract submissions due to 30th April 2019.

January 19th, 2019|Categories: Conferences|

22nd International Council on Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety (ICADTS) Conference, Edmonton, 2019

The City of Edmonton’s Traffic Safety section is organizing T2019, the 22nd International Council on Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety (ICADTS) Conference, which will be held in Edmonton, Canada, on 18-21 August 2019. Hosted on a rotating basis amongst a range of relevant organizations including Edmonton’s own Traffic Safety section, this conference brings together delegates drawn from the areas of public health and safety, traffic, and transport psychology, public health, law, medicine, economics, law enforcement, public policy, education, pharmacology, toxicology, forensic science, human factors, and alcohol intervention and rehabilitation.  video

January 19th, 2019|Categories: Conferences|

Transport Research Arena, Helsinki, 2020

The next edition of the Transport Research Arena Conference (TRA 2020)will take place in Helsinki, Finland from 26-30th April 2020. With the theme of “Enabling the transformation – transport and mobility (r)evolution for smart, green and integrated society” TRA 2020 will showcase the disruption of transport and mobility RDI, as well as ways to enable and foster a Europe-wide transformation in all transport modes. 

Call for submissions: 

January 19th, 2019|Categories: Conferences|

98th TRB Annual Meeting – Washington, 2019

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) 98th Annual Meeting was held with great success in Washington, D.C., on 13-17 January 2019. The meeting program covered all transportation modes, with more than 5,000 presentations in nearly 800 sessions and workshops, addressing topics of interest to policy makers, administrators, practitioners, researchers, and representatives of government, industry, and academic institutions. A number of sessions and workshops focused on the spotlight theme for the 2019 meeting: Transportation for a Smart, Sustainable, and Equitable Future  NTUA road safety presentations concerned:

January 18th, 2019|Categories: Conferences|

47th Annual ASECAP Conference, Messinia, Greece

The 47th Annual ASECAP Conference (known as 47th ASECAP Information Days) will take place on 29-31 May, 2019 in Costa Navarino, Messinia, in southwestern Peloponnese in Greece. Given the disruptive nature of the technological developments of the last 10 years and the trends foreseen which will dramatically impact mobility, ASECAP’s Technical Program Committee is issuing an Open Invitation for Presentations in order to attract presenters in the very wide field of Development, Financing, Construction, Operation and Maintenance of Motorways and all related mobility fields and activities. 

January 3rd, 2019|Categories: Conferences|

ITS Hellas – 4th Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference, Athens, 2018

The 4th Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems and related developments in Greece, which was organised by ITS Hellas, took place with great success in Athens, on 18-19 December 2018. The aim of the conference was to discuss the broad deployment of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) as a tool to achieve economic growth and prosperity and ensure the effectiveness, efficiency and safety of transport for the benefit of the respective industry, the end-users and the environment.  NTUA actively contributed with the following presentation:  ppt5 Telematics for Safe, Green and Smart Driving: The BeSmart Project

December 19th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

HITE / HIT – 9th International Congress on Transport Research (ICTR), Athens, 2019

The Hellenic Institute of Transportation Engineers (HITE) and the Hellenic Institute of Transport (H.I.T.) are co-organizing the 9th International Congress on Transport Research (ICTR), which will be held on 24-25 October 2019, in Athens, Greece. The spotlight theme of the 2019 Congress is: “Transportation 4.0: The Smart Evolution”. ICTR 2019 will host innovative research and development work in the field of transportation systems, operations and infrastructures, in Greece and abroad. 

December 2nd, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

46th Annual Meeting International Neuropshychological Society, Washington, 2018

The International Neuropsychological Society organised the 46th Annual Meeting which took place with great success in Washington, DC from February 14-17, 2018. The topics of the Meeting include clinical neuropsychology, cognitive neuroscience, and neuropsychiatry and internationally renowned, innovative, and pioneering scientists and clinicians from multiple disciplines gave very interesting presentations. NTUA actively contributed with the following interdisciplinary presentation merging two scientific domains – neuroscience and road safetyppt5  Predictors of Accidents in Patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment, Mild Alzheimer’s Disease and Healthy Controls in Simulated Driving

The online program of the meeting is available: pdf5

November 27th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

UNECE – National Road Safety Policy Development – Trends and Challenges, Tbilisi, 2018

UNECE and the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia organised a Workshop titled: “National Road Safety Policy development – trends and challenges| which was held with great success in Tbilisi, Georgia on 13-14 November 2018. The aim of the workshop was to strengthen the knowledge of Central Asia, Caucasus and East-Europe countries on how to define national road safety policy and improve road safety situation. As such, the workshop helped participants to better understand international and regional best practices on road safety management, collection and utilization of robust and reliable road safety statistics and tools (SafeFITS, and RSPR) and methodologies for setting up road safety strategic goals. pdf5  NTUA actively contributed with the following presentations:

November 27th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

WHO – 13th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion, Bangkok, 2018

The 13th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion (Safety 2018) took place with great success on 5-7 November 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. The Conference was hosted by Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health, and co-hosted by the World Health Organization (WHO), the National Institute for Emergency Medicine (NIEM) and the Thai Health Promotion Foundation. The 13th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion brought together over 1000 of the world’s leading researchers, practitioners, policy-makers and activists to share information and experiences and to discuss solutions. Conference major theme was “Advancing injury and violence prevention towards SDGs”. 

November 21st, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

KFV/ETSC – Road Safety 2020+ The Future of Safe EU Road Transport, 2018

The Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the Austrian Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology, the Austrian Road Safety Board (KFV) and the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) organised a high level road safety conference which took place with great success in Vienna on 13 November 2018.  The conference featured a high level panel debate “Road safety 2020+: Challenges in Human Factors, Vehicles and Infrastructure”. Conference participants discussed priority measures and actions of the upcoming EU and national road safety strategies with politicians, experts, researchers, NGOs and representatives of the EU institutions. link

November 20th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

Institute of Public Health – Workshop on Road Accidents, Athens, 2018

The American College of Greece – Institute of Public Health organized with great success a workshop on “Road Accidents and Safe Traffic Behaviour: Are they prevented or are they just cured?” on 14 November 2018 in Athens, Greece, with key note speakers NTUA Professor George Yannis and NKUA Em.Professor George Baltopoulos. pdf5

NTUA’s presentation concerned:  ppt5  Road Accidents, Traffic Behaviour and Safety

November 16th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

Ethos Events – 2nd Auto Forum “Change your car!”, 2018

Ethos Events in collaboration with the financial and business portal banks.com.gr and the magazine CHRIMA organized with great success the 2nd Auto Forum titled: “Change your car!” on 7 November 2018 in Athens. The focus was on the latest technological advances in the field of passive safety in the automotive sector and the need for consumers to understand the potential of the new technology in order to “escape” untouchable or at least slightly injured after a violent collision caused by a traffic accident. 

NTUA actively contributed with the following presentation: ppt5 The Road to Traffic Automation

November 10th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

26th Intelligent Transport Systems World Congress, Singapore, 2019

Under the theme “Smart Mobility, Empowering Cities“, 26th Intelligent Transport Systems World Congress, the world’s leading transport technology congress, will arrive at the shores of Singapore from 21 – 25 October 2019, organized by Land Transport Authority (LTA)Intelligent Transportation Society (ITS) and co-hosted by ERTICO – ITS Europe together with ITS America,  ITS Asia. With a comprehensive format of plenary and interactive sessions, as well as a dynamic exhibition with technical demonstrations and tours, the World Congress 2019 will be an opportunity for our sponsors and partners to network, discuss and share ground-breaking transport technology, and forge mutually beneficial partnerships to further unleash the power of ITS.  twitter

November 5th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

RSS2019 – Road Safety and Simulation International Conference, Iowa, 2019

The National Advanced Driving Simulator (NADS) of the University of Iowa is organizing the Road Safety & Simulation International Conference 2019 (RSS2019) which will be held on 14-17 October 2019 in Iowa City, Iowa, USA. The conference theme focuses on Transformations in Transportation, and conference topics include, but are not limited to: Automated Vehicles Technology, Connected Vehicles Technology, Vulnerable Road Users, Roadway Infrastructure Design, and Distributed Simulation Technology. 

Abstracts are due by 1 February 2019

November 5th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

27th Meeting of the International Traffic Safety Data and Analysis Group (IRTAD), Belgrade, 2018

The International Traffic Safety Data and Analysis Group (IRTAD) of the International Transport Forum (ITF) organised a Meeting in Belgrade, Serbia, on 17-18 October 2018, in which the latest international road safety developments were discussed.  NTUA contributed actively with 3 presentations:

October 30th, 2018|Categories: Conferences, Knowledge|

8th International Cycling Safety Conference, Brisbane, 2019

The Centre for Accident Research and Road Safety-Queensland (CARRS-Q) is organizing the 8th International Cycling Safety Conference (ICSC2019) which is going to be held in Brisbane, Australia, on 18-20 November 2019. The ICSC is a forum for researchers and experts in the field of cycling safety to exchange their knowledge and bring up new research topics or safety solutions. The conference facilitates interaction between participants and offers a premium forum to share scientific results and ideas, and favours networking in the cycling safety community. 

Submission deadline: 22 February 2019

October 30th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

UN Fifth Global Road Safety Week 2019

The UN Road Safety Collaboration is organizing the global campaign for the Fifth UN Global Road Safety Week, 6-12 May 2019, under the theme “leadership for road safety”. Enlightened leaders are able to provide a vision of what the future might look like and to mobilize action to achieve this. The goal of the Week, which will be held from 6-12 May 2019, is to generate a demand from the public for stronger leadership for road safety worldwide. Its objectives are to provide an opportunity for civil society to generate demands for strong leadership for road safety, especially around concrete, evidence-based interventions which will save lives and to inspire leaders to take action by showcasing examples of strong leadership for road safety within governments, international agencies, NGOs, foundations, schools and universities, and private companies, among others. link

October 29th, 2018|Categories: Conferences, Knowledge|

ETSS/AROSO/PRI/IRF – Safer Roads & Mobility Conference, Abu Dhabi, 2018

The Emirati Traffic Safety Society (ETSS) along with the Arab Road Safety Organization (AROSO), La Prevention Routière Internationale (PRI) and the International Road Federation (Geneva, Switzerland) co-organized an International Conference on: “Safer Roads & Mobility” which was held with great success in Abu Dhabi, UAE, on 24 – 25th, October, 2018. The conference program focused specifically on Pillar II “Safer Roads and Mobility” of the Decade of Action for Road Safety (2011-2020) due to its sensitive impact on reducing road traffic fatalities.  pdf5

NTUA actively contributed with the following presentation: ppt5 Critical Safety Choices in Urban Mobility Policies

 

October 25th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

31st ICTCT Conference, Porto, 2018

The 31st ICTCT conference was held with great success in Porto, Portugal on 25-26th October 2018, under the main topic “On the track of future urban mobility: safety, human factors and technology”. The conference was organised in close co-operation with the Research Centre for Territory, Transports and Environment, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Portugal. The objective of the conference was to support the understanding of future trends in urban mobility and their implications for the safety of all road users. 

NTUA actively contributed with the following presentation: ppt5 Road Safety and Automation

October 25th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

ERF/IRF Global – European Road Conference “Corridors for Shared Prosperity”, Dubrovnik, 2018

The European Union Road Federation (ERF) together with IRF Global and the support of NTUA, organised the European Road Conference “Corridors for Shared Prosperity”, which took place with great success in Dubrovnik, Croatia, on 22-24 October 2018. This conference offered an essential platform to deepen the understanding of these challenges, widen the engagement framework with regional road stakeholders, and achieve consensus on key policy, investment and planning measures

October 25th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

AET – 46th European Transport Conference, Dublin 2018

The Association for European Transport organised the 46th European Transport Conference, which took place with great success in Dublin, Ireland, on 10-12 October, 2018.  The European Transport Conference (ETC) is the annual conference of the Association for European Transport. Each year the conference presents the opportunity to interact with a range of speakers across the Transport Industry, including several Road Safety Topics. The range of topics, the multi-seminar approach and the networking environment makes ETC unique among transport conferences, making it the established premier event of its type. 

October 24th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

5th International Conference on Vehicle Technology and ITS (VEHITS), Heraklion 2019

The 5th International Conference on Vehicle Technology and Intelligent Transport Systems (VEHITS) will take place in Heraklion, Crete, on 3-5 May 2019. The purpose of VEHITS 2019 is to bring together engineers, researchers and practitioners interested in the advances and applications in the field of Vehicle Technology and Intelligent Transport Systems. This conference focuses on innovative applications, tools and platforms in all technology areas such as signal processing, wireless communications, informatics and electronics, related to different kinds of vehicles, including cars, off-road vehicles, trains, ships, underwater vehicles, or flying machines, and the intelligent transportation systems that connect and manage large numbers of vehicles, not only in the context of smart cities but in many other application domains. 

Regular Paper Submission due to: December 10, 2018

October 24th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

7th International Conference Road Safety in Local Community, Banja Luca, 2018

Every year Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina, loses many valuable human lives and incurs enormous economic costs caused by road accidents. The Traffic Safety Agency of Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina in cooperation with the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) organized the 7th International Conference Road Safety in Local Community, which took place with great success in Banja Luca, Bosnia and Herzegovina on 25-26 October 2018 aiming to constantly strengthen and develop capacities at the local level and create groups of road safety experts who will have enough enthusiasm, courage and will to fight with this problem facing the country.  pdf5

October 24th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

SAFER – 6th International Conference on Driver Distraction and Inattention, Gothenburg, 2018

The 6th International Conference on Driver Distraction and Inattention (DDI2018) was held with great success in Gothenburg, Sweden, during October 15-17, 2018. Nearly 190 delegates from 26 countries attended DDI2018  which is a record number of delegates. The conference was hosted and co-organised by the SAFER Vehicle and Traffic Safety Centre at Chalmers in Sweden, the French Institute of Science and Technology for Transport, Development and Networks (IFSTTAR), and the Australian Road Research Group (ARRB). The conference’s theme was “Driver engagement during assisted driving” and a majority of the research results gave new valuable knowledge about how self-propelled vehicles should be designed to enable drivers to handle them. 

DDI2018 proceedings are available: 

October 20th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

8th Symposium of the European Association for Research in Transportation (hEART), Budapest, 2019

The 8th conference of European Association for Research in Transportation (hEART) will take place in Budapest on 4-6 September 2019. The conference is organized by the Faculty of Transportation Engineering and Vehicle Engineering at Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME), and will cover relevant areas of transportation research with specific focus on methods, models and planning of transport systems. The aim of the conference is to connect researchers in transport modeling, transport economics and transport policy with advanced practice. Bringing together leading experts and promising young researchers, the symposium offers an opportunity for scientific discussion and interaction in relatively small groups. The conference will be accompanied by social events, and a summer school intended for PhD students the day before the symposium. link

Short paper submission deadline: 15th February 2019

October 18th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

7th International Cycling Safety Conference, Barcelona, 2018

The 7th Annual International Cycling Safety Conference, organised by Chalmers, TNO, SWOV, and TU Delft took place with great success in Barcelona, Spain, on 10-11 October 2018. The ICSC is a forum for researchers and experts in the field of cycling safety to exchange their knowledge and bring up new research topics or safety solutions. The conference facilitates interaction between participants and offers a premium forum to share scientific results and ideas, and favours networking in the cycling safety community

October 11th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

NETS – Annual Conference of Employers for Traffic Safety, Frisko, USA, 2018

2018 NETS’ Strength in numbers Annual Conference took place in Frisco, Texas on October 10 & 11, 2018. The conference convenes each year to review the results of NETS’ annual Strength in numbers Fleet Safety Benchmark Report, as well as to hear about featured road safety case studies, new research, emerging issues, and projects that are underway. This year the conference include: keynote presentations by industry leaders, road safety case studies, new research & technology solutions, emerging issues, ongoing projects, 2017 STRENGTH IN NUMBERS® Fleet Safety Benchmark Report, opportunity to network with other road safety professionals. 

October 11th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

HITE/University of Thessaly – 7th Pan-hellenic Road Safety Conference, Larissa 2018

The Hellenic Institute of Transportation Engineers (HITE) and the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Thessaly co-organized the 7th pan-Hellenic Road Safety Conference, which was held with great success in Larissa, Greece on October 11-12, 2018. The main objectives of the Conference were to investigate and evaluate the level of road safety in Greece, as well as the efforts and innovations that are designed and implemented to improve road safety of drivers, vehicles and pedestrians in the Greek road network.  pdf5   NTUA contributed actively with the following 12 presentations (full papers with review and presentation):

October 11th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

TISPOL Conference, Expanding our Horizons, Manchester, 2018

The 2018 TISPOL Conference “Expanding our Horizons” organised by the European Traffic Police Network was held with great success on 9-10 October 2018, in Manchester. The 2018 theme was ‘Expanding our Horizons’ – giving the opportunity to discuss who are the right partners for long-term success in reducing death and serious injury on the roads of Europe. The participants had the opportunity to showcase a selection of innovative work in road safety enforcement, as well as presenting a special discussion and debate on the future direction for Project EDWARD, our ‘European Day Without A Road Death’

October 10th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

InDeV, PROSPECT, XCYCLE – Final Event on Traffic Safety of Vulnerable Road Users, 2018

The final event of the three Horizon 2020 projects InDeV, PROSPECT and XCYCLE took place on October 12th 2018 at Applus+ IDIADA, 70 km south of the city of Barcelona. At this one-day event, results of these three projects on traffic safety analysis and integrated approach towards better protection of vulnerable road users were presented. Participants also had the opportunity to see live demonstrations that were performed. link

October 10th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

1st African Road Safety Forum, Marrakesh, 13-15 November

Comité National de Prévention des Accidents de la Circulation and SSATP are organizing the 1st African Road Safety Forum which is going to take place on 13-15 November 2018 in Marrakech, Morocco. The main objective is to bring road safety to the political attention of the African continent to achieve the goals of the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011–2020 and the UN Sustainable Development Agenda and to promote international cooperation in the field of road safety and sustainable mobility. link

September 30th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

25th World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems, Copenhagen, 2018

The 25th World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems, organised by ERTICO – ITS Europe together with ITS America,  ITS Asia took place with great success in Copenhagen, on 17-21 September 2018. The Congress provided the ideal opportunity for all stakeholders to come together, discuss and make the necessary contacts to move initiatives forward and to develop their business by exhibiting and demonstrating state of the art ITS solutions. The Congress also showcased the latest ITS achievements, and can help increase awareness of ITS in the Host region itself.  twitter

The ITS Congress consist of three main areas:

  • Congress programme sessions and presentations of the latest developments in ITS
  • Demonstrations – showcases of current ITS technology being developed and deployed throughout the world)
  • Exhibition – exhibition booths and dedicated sessions/events
September 22nd, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

IRCOBI – International Research Council on the Biomechanics of Injury Europe Conference, Athens, 2018

The 2018 International Research Council on the Biomechanics of Injury Europe Conference took place with great success in Athens, Greece, on 12-14 September 2018. The focus of IRCOBI is on the avoidance and reduction of the severity of traffic accidents, with special emphasis on advanced safety technologies and the biomechanics of injury.  

NTUA actively contributed with the following presentation: pdf5 ppt5 A preliminary analysis of in-depth accident data for powered two-wheelers and bicycles in Europe

September 12th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

TUM/NTUA – 7th Symposium of the European Association for Research in Transportation (hEART), Athens, 2018

The chair of Transportation System Engineering of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) co-organised the 7th Symposium of the European Association for Research in Transportation (hEART), which took place with great success in September 5-7 2018 in Athens, Greece. hEART is an interdisciplinary research conference, covering all areas of transportation research, with a focus on quantitative methods and analysis of transport systems. The aim of the Symposium was to connect research in transport modelling, transport economics and transport policy with advanced practice  NTUA actively contributed with the following presentations:

September 10th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

TIRF – 17th International Alcohol Interlock Symposium, Austin-Texas, 2018

The 17th International Alcohol Interlock Symposium organised by the Traffic Injury Research Foundation (TIRF), took place with great success on 19-21 August 2018, in Austin-Texas, USA. This year’s event will feature a theme surrounding the “Versatility of Alcohol Interlocks”, meant to emphasize the potential interlocks have to deal with the increasing availability of other impairing substances that can be used in combination with alcohol. As interlock technology evolves and devices become easier to use and less intrusive, it becomes increasingly important to understand how intelligent devices can enhance road safety globally.

September 10th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

VVTI – International Symposium on Naturalistic Driving Research, Blacksburg, USA, 2018

The 7th International Symposium on Naturalistic Driving Research is organized by Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VVTI) and National Surface Transportation Safety Center for Excellence (NSTSCE) and was held in Blacksburg, Virginia on August 28-30, 2018. The 7th International Naturalistic Driving Research Symposium provided with an overview of international naturalistic driving and riding studies and insight into the next generation of this type of studies, in addition to the opportunity to interact with panelists to discuss naturalistic driving in their respective countries

September 8th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|Tags: |

ICoRSI International Symposium on Safety of Vulnerable Road Users, Changsha, China, 2019

The ICoRSI International Symposium on Safety of Vulnerable Road Users will be held in Central South University, Changsha, Hunan, China, on 25-26 March 2019. This is the second symposium in a series of which the first was held in Paris, France. The conference theme is “Sharing Experiences on Safety of Vulnerable Road Users“. In addition to presentation of scientific papers, international experts will also make keynote presentations on themes related to vulnerable road users. The conference encourages participants to exchange research ideas and practical experiences dealing with: Statistics and surveillance, Safety campaigns, Education, safety and training, Enforcement of rules and legislation, Vehicle and safety equipment interventions, Infrastructure design and safety, Post-crash care of victims. link

 

September 5th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

3rd Global High-Level Conference on Road Safety, Stockholm, Sweden, 2020

The 3rd Global High-Level Conference on Road Safety which will be held on 19–20 February 2020, in Stockholm, Sweden will mark the conclusion of the UN Decade of Action for Road Safety and will be closely coordinated with the World Health Organisation (WHO). The aim of the conference is to discuss how the global targets for road safety can be developed, not the least in relation to the already existing goals for road safety in the 2030 Agenda. One important task will be to prepare a declaration focusing on global road safety efforts up to 2030. The conference will gather minister-led delegations from some eighty countries and their representatives from various sectors of society affected by road safety. In addition, representatives of business, research, organisations and relevant international institutions will attend. link

September 5th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

VTI-SAFER – 7th International Conference on Traffic and Transport Psychology (ICTTP), Gothenburg, 2020

VTI – Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute in collaboration with SAFER Vehicle and Traffic Safety Center at Chalmers are organizing the 7th International Conference on Traffic and Transport Psychology (ICTTP), which will be held in Gothenburg, Sweden, on 25-27 August 2020. The conference philosophy is Taking the Vision Zero Initiative into a New Decade. The Swedish Vision Zero Initiative on road safety is an ethical standpoint that no-one should die or be seriously injured in traffic. The key focus of this conference will, therefore, be on the role that traffic and transport psychology can play in reaching the ethical standpoint that no-one should die or be seriously injured in traffic by providing a common ground for future interdisciplinary research. 

July 23rd, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

EuroSafe – European Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion, Luxembourg, 2019

EuroSafe, in collaboration with Luxembourg Institute of Health, is organizing European Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion 2019 (EU-Safety 2019) which will take place on 03-04 October 2019, in Luxembourg. This conference builds on the series of European Injury Prevention Conferences successfully organised over the past decades by EuroSafe and the success of the World Safety-Conferences attended by a large European contingent. This year, the main theme is: “Research for enhancing impact of strategies and actions”. The conference will bring together stakeholders in the prevention of accidents and injuries from Europe to exchange, debate and discuss the latest results in injury research, policies and practices.  

July 23rd, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

10th International Conference on Urban Traffic Safety, Edmonton, 2018

The city of Edmonton organized the 10th Annual International Conference on Urban Traffic Safety, which took place with great success on 9-12 July, 2018 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Just as all road users feel the impact of traffic safety, the responsibility to promote traffic safety was shared by many disciplines. This multidisciplinary approach is more evident now than it ever was before. When jurisdictions and agencies refer to Vision Zero Action Plans and Road Safety Strategies, their underlying theme revolves around collaborating with all partners whether they are engineers, enforcement officers, medical professionals, planners, political leaders, or public health representatives.  

NTUA actively contributed with the following presentation: ppt5 Risks and Countermeasures for Road Traffic of the Elderly in Europe

July 15th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

Bar Ilan University – Annual Road Safety Conference, Tel-Aviv, 2018

The Annual Road Safety Conference of the Bar Ilan University, took place with great success on 5th July 2018 in Tel Aviv, Israel. The conference dealt with pedestrians as well as with drivers’ behavior, the connection between them and solutions for improving safety for road users. This year the Keynote Speaker was Prof. Neville Stanton, PhD, DSc, Head of Human Factors Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, UK, and his presentation concerned: “Driver Reactions to Vehicle Automation”. 

July 10th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

ESREL – European Safety and Reliability Conference, Trondheim, 2018

The Annual European Safety and Reliability Conference ESREL 2018 is an international conference under the auspices of the European Safety and Reliability Association (ESRA), which took place with great success on 17-21 June 2018 in the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway. The topic for ESREL 2018 was “Safe Societies in a Changing World” and the goal of the conference was to advance in the understanding, modeling, and management of the complexity of the risk, safety and reliability fields characterizing our world, now and in the future.   NTUA actively contributed with the following presentations:

June 27th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

ETSC/RSI Panos Mylonas – SMART Sober Mobility Across Road Transport Conference, Athens, 2018

The Road Safety Institute Panos Mylonas together with the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) and the support of the Brewers of Europe, organised an international conference on tackling drink-driving as part of the SMART (Sober Mobility Across Road Transport) project which took place with great success in Athens, Greece, on 21 June 2018. The debate addressed policy and practice on enforcement, penalties, rehabilitation, alcohol interlocks and other measures to discourage and prevent drink driving, with focus on improved driver behaviour and safety performance in Greece.   pdf5  NTUA presentation concerned: Drinking and driving in Greece ppt5

June 23rd, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

International Conference on Transport & Health, Mackinac Island, Michigan, 2018

The Transportation Public Health Link (TPH Link) organized the International Conference on Transport & Health (ICTH) which is a direct participatory event. Policy-makers, practitioners and academics from multiple disciplines involved in transport planning and engineering, public health, urban planning, spatial and architectural design, environmental planning, economics and beyond took place on Mackinac Island, Northern Michigan, on 24-27 June 2018The theme for ICTH 2018 – Mackinac Island focused on contrasting rural and urban transport and the environmental factors that impact quality of life, health and well-being; making rural transport sexy

June 21st, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

TUM – Urban Mobility, Shaping the Future Together Conference, Munich, 2018

The Focus Area Mobility & Transportation Systems of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) organized the International Scientific Conference on Mobility and Transport (mobil.TUM 2018) which took place with great success on June 13th – 14th 2018, in Munich, Germany. The theme of the conference was Urban Mobility – Shaping the Future Together. Road safety was one of the key discussion areas enabling inspiration from the latest innovations and exploring new directions for shaping the future of urban mobility and safety  NTUA actively contributed with the following presentations:

June 20th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

PIARC – World Road Congress Abu Dhabi, 2019

The World Road Association (PIARC) organises the XXVIth World Road Congress in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, from 6 to 10 October 2019, jointly with the Abu Dhabi Department of Transport. It will include around 50 sessions, a large exhibition, technical visits and social activities and will attract over 5,000 ministers, companies, administrations, experts from all over the world. Road safety is a major component of the PIARC Conference.  link

June 3rd, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

Tongji University – 6th International Symposium on Transportation Safety, 2018

Tongji University organized the “6th International Symposium on Transportation Safety” & “7th Sino-German Symposium on  Road Traffic Safety”, which took place with great success on 11-13 May 2018, in Jiading Campus, Tongji University. The symposium focused this year on the “Traffic Safety Research and Improvement under the Scenarios of Rapid Reforming Transportation System”. Its aim is to identify the key aspects of safety improvements, enhance the knowledge of international safety improvement countermeasures, and strengthen the crash data analysis, roadway infrastructure safety design and multi-disciplinary research in China.

NTUA actively contributed with the following presentation:

May 31st, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

7th Annual Scientific Seminar of the Nordic Traffic Safety Academy, Trondheim, 2018

The Nordic Traffic Safety Academy (NTSA) organised the 7th Annual Scientific Seminar of the Nordic Traffic Safety Academy which took place with great success in Trondheim, on 7-8 May 2018. NTSA is a Nordic forum where academics meet to exchange information and experience in research and education. The aims of the NTSA are to promote scientific discussion within the road traffic safety society on a multidisciplinary base and to enhance the scientific aspect and status of road traffic safety as an academic discipline”. link  NTUA actively contributed with the following presentation:

May 29th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

ITF Summit on Transport Safety and Security, Leipzig, 2018

The International Transport Forum‘s 2018 Summit on “Transport Safety and Security” took place with great success on 23 – 25 May 2018 in Leipzig, Germany, with the participation of more than 1.500 key road safety officials, stakeholders and experts. The 2018 edition of this vibrant global conference addressed strategic and topical transport safety issues, including: Cycling, Pedestrians, Urban Space and Health, Planning and Design, Road Infrastructure Safety Management, Measures Assessment, Zero Road Deaths and Serious Injuries, Safe Travel for Women. link  In parallel, the ITF, together with ECTRI, ERTRAC, FERSI, TRB and WCTRS, organised the “Transport Safety and Security” Research Day. link  A new Ministerial Declaration on Transport Safety and Security was agreed by the ITF Member States. pdf5  NTUA Professor George Yannis made a key presentation:

May 24th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

HNPS – 1st Panhellenic Conference on Neuropsychology, Athens, 2018

The Hellenic Neuropsychological Society (HNPS) organized the 1st Panhellenic Conference on Neuropsychology, which took place with great success in Athens on 27-29 April 2018. The Conference included keynote talks, round tables, oral announcements and training through participation in seminars and workshops. Special focus was given to the interaction between traffic behaviour, road safety and neuropsychology.   NTUA actively contributed with six (6) presentations:

May 13th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

EuroMed – Road Safety Data Workshop, Athens 2018

A Regional Workshop on Road Safety Data organized by the EuroMed Transport Support Project, took place with great success on 8-10 May 2018 in Athens. This Workshop allowed sharing national, European and international experiences and best practices in the Mediterranean Region with road safety data and suggested a road map for the follow up actions.   NTUA actively contributed with five (5) presentations:

  • ppt5 The SaferAfrica Project
  • ppt5 Road Accident Statistics: The Greek Experience 
  • ppt5 Strengths and weaknesses of road crash data collection in the EuroMed region – Diagnosis
  • ppt5 Understanding and bridging the differences between national reported and WHO estimated road traffic fatalities
  • ppt5 Setting up road safety reliable, harmonized and comparable data collection system and sharing at regional level
May 13th, 2018|Categories: Conferences, Knowledge|

SaferAfrica Road Safety Dialogue Platform, Athens, 2018

The Dialogue Platform of the EU-funded Horizons 2020 project SaferAfrica met in Athens on 24-27 April 2018 to discuss current and future road safety challenges in Africa. Key road safety experts from the SaferAfrica Consortium, from International Organizations, (UNECAWHO, ITF-IRTAD, FIA, IRFIRU, WorldBank/SSATP, AfDBHI) and from African Countries (Morocco, Botswana, Cameroon, Kenya, Burkina Faso) contributed vividly into the two discussion topics: a) Road safety data collection in Africa (data collection, standardization, under-reporting, exposure and safety performance indicators), b) Implementation of the African Road Safety Action Plan (progress, recommendations, future perspectives).   NTUA’s presentation concerned:

May 12th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

28th ARRB International Conference, Brisbane, 2018

The 28th Australian Road Research Board (ARRB) International Conference was held in Brisbane, Australia from 29 April to 2 May 2018 with great success. Promised to be the largest scale ARRB conference to date, this international event brought together world-renowned experts to discuss the latest innovations and technologies, for maximising the total economic and social benefit of road infrastructure. Themes included: Intelligent Roads, Future of Asset Management, Disruptive Technologies, Platforms & Services, Smart Journeys, Human Factors of Transportlink

May 10th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

Sixth Global Meeting of Non-Governmental Road Safety Organizations – Chania, Greece, 2019

The Sixth Global Meeting of Nongovernmental Organizations Advocating for Road Safety and Road Victims will take place in Chania, Crete, Greece, from 8–13 April 2019. This Global Meeting will be the biggest gathering of Road Safety NGOs and Stakeholders in 2019 and the most important event leading up to the end of the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011–2020. It will bring together NGOs, global road safety Stakeholders, Funders and decision makers and will feature training sessions, workshops, networking opportunities, the General Assembly, and, for the first time, a High-Level Symposium on road safety. 

May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

PRI – Traffic Education Conference, Tunis, 2018

 La Prévention Routière Internationale (PRI) in collaboration with the Tunisian Ministry of Education, the Tunisian Road Prevention Association (ATPR) and the Arab Road Safety Organization (AROSO) organized an International Conference on: “Traffic Education: Modern Educational Approach / Experiences & Good Practices” which was held with great success in Tunis, Tunisia on 26 – 27th, April, 2018. This conference aimed to define a strategic choice to for the improvement of road safety in Tunisia, with emphassis on traffic education, requiring the synergic contribution of all road safety stakeholders. pdf5  NTUA actively contributed with the following presentation:

April 30th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

13th Road Safety in Local Communities, Kopaonik, Serbia, 2018

The Road Traffic Safety Agency of Serbia (RTSA) together with several Serbian and international road safety Governmental, Academic and other organisations organized with great success the 13th International conference Road Safety in Local Communities in Kopaonik, Serbia, on 18-21 April 2018. The conference subject areas were: strengthening institutional capacity to further national road safety effort, improve the safety of road network, improve vehicle safety, improve road safety behaviors and improve care after traffic accident.   pdf5  NTUA actively contributed with the following paper and presentation:
April 23rd, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

Medical School of Hannover – 8th Expert Symposium on Accident Research (ESAR), Hannover 2018

The 8th International Expert Symposium on Accident Research (ESAR) took place with great success in Hannover on 19-20 April 2018. ESAR is organised by the Medical School of Hannover, the University of Technology of Dresden and the Federal Highway Research Institute of Germany and it is a scientific colloquium which can be seen as a platform for exchanges of information on accident research issues. Representatives from authorities as well as from medical and technical institutions came together to discuss new research issues and exchange experiences on accident prevention and methodologies of accident reconstruction.   NTUA actively contributed with the following paper:

April 21st, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

12th GAMBIT International Road Safety Conference, Gdansk, 2018

The Department of Highway Engineering  of the Gdansk University of Technology and the Foundation for the Development of Civil Engineering in Gdansk organized the 12th International Road Safety Conference GAMBIT 2018, which took place with great success on 12-13 April 2018 at the Gdansk University of Technology. The conference addressed the following areas: Safe road infrastructure, Traffic layout and control for road safety, Vulnerable road users, Human factors in road safety and other road safety problems

April 20th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

Transport Research Arena, Vienna, 2018

The Transport Research Arena 2018 (TRA 2018) took place with great success in Vienna, Austria from 16 to 19 April 2018. More than 3.500 participants actively contributed to this major European Conference on Transport Research, which under the motto ‘A digital era for transport‘ explored new promising and innovative opportunities that the era of digitalization and of the internet of everything offers for transport.  video  

NTUA actively contributed with 16 innovative presentations:

April 16th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

PIARC – International Conference on Road Safety, 2018

The International Conference on Road Safety: A Commitment to the Present and a Challenge for the Future, organized by the World Road Association (PIARC), with Infraestruturas of Portugal (IP) and the Institute of Mobility and Transport (IMT), was held on 19-20 April in Lisbon, Portugal with great success and it brought together international and national experts working on road safety to share experiences and results. It addressed in particular, the Safe Approach System and the Politics of Safety, as well as the role of the infrastructure in safety mobility

April 11th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

VTI – 18th international conference Road Safety on Five Continents, Jeju Island, South Korea 2018

The 18th international conference Road Safety on Five Continents (RS5C) took place with great success in May 16-18, 2018 on Jeju Island, South Korea. The conference is organised by VTI in close cooperation with Korea Transportation Safety Authority (KOTSA). With focus on traffic safety and health, experts presented and discussed about hot topics and the latest research in the road transport area. By providing a mutual ground for sharing knowledge and a forum to discuss mutual problems and their solutions, researchers, officials and other stakeholders can learn from results, experiences and success stories. 

April 10th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

ICORSI – International Road Safety Symposium, Paris, 2018

The Independent Council for Road Safety International (ICORSI) organised the International Symposium: Road Safety Around the World: Future Concerns, which took place with great success in Paris, France on 18 March 2018. The one day symposium sponsored by ICORSI where fourteen papers were presented to focus on important theoretical and practical issues concerning road safety around the world. The papers have been specially prepared for wider dissemination after discussion at this symposium. 

The full proceedings (including text of  papers, presentations, and videos) are now available: 

March 25th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

SafetyCube – Better Decision Making for Road Safety Conference, Vienna, 2018

The SafetyCube European Conference on Better Decision Making for Road Safety took place with great success on 22-23 March 2018, in Vienna. The results of the SafetyCube EC Horizons 2020 research project were presented, with special focus on the European Road Safety Decision Support System  (DSS) (www.roadsafety-dss.eu) The SafetyCube DSS is expected to enable policy-makers and stakeholders to select and implement the most appropriate strategies, measures and cost-effective approaches to reduce casualties of all road user types and all severities in Europe and worldwide.  video

NTUA was actively contributed with six (6) presentations:

March 25th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

VTI – 7th Conference on Traffic and Transport Psychology (ICTTP), 2020

The Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI) and the Vehicle and Traffic Safety Centre at Chalmers (SAFER) are organising the 7th International Conference on Traffic and Transport Psychology (ICTTP) which is going to be held on August 25-27th 2020 in Gothenburg, Sweden. The conference philosophy is Taking the Vision Zero Initiative into a New Decade. The Swedish Vision Zero Initiative on road safety is an ethical standpoint that no-one should die or be seriously injured in traffic. The key focus of this conference will be on the role that traffic and transport psychology can play in reaching the ethical standpoint that no-one should die or be seriously injured in traffic by providing a common ground for future interdisciplinary research. link

Abstract submission opens on 25 August 2019 and closes on 25 December 2019. link

March 17th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

EEEE – Multi-Criteria Analysis in Transport Conference, Piraeus, 2018

The Greek Operational Research Society (Ε.Ε.Ε.Ε.), the Department of Business and Administration TEI Piraeus and the Piraeus Chamber of Commerce and Industry co-organised the 16th Conference of Operational Research focusing on Multi-Criteria Analysis and Decision Support in Transport, which took place with great success on 15-17 February in Piraeus, Greece.   NTUA actively contributed with two presentations:

 

March 8th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

UNECE – Road Safety Performance Review Project Final Capacity Building Workshop, Kachreti, 2018

UNECE‘s project “UNDA Road Safety Management Capacity Building Project” aims to assist four countries (Albania, Georgia, the Dominican Republic and Viet Nam) in the ECE, ESCAP and ECLAC regions to address their priority road safety needs by improving their national road safety management systems. The Final Road Safety Performance Review Capacity Building Workshop took place with great success in Kachreti, Georgia, on 15-16 February 2018 and was initiated by policy dialogue with national road safety stakeholders on how to use Road Safety Performance Review recommendations to generate road safety actions. The objective was to provide information and best practice for national government officials and other road safety stakeholders (NGO, academia, private sector) from Albania and Georgia. 

NTUA actively contributed with the following presentation: ppt5 Needs and Uses of Road Safety Data within the UN SafeFITS Model

March 8th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

Hersonissos, Crete – Road Safety Workshop, 2018

Hersonissos Municipality in Crete with the scientific guidance of the Laboratory of Health and Road Safety (LaHeRS) and of NTUA organized a two-day Road Safety Workshop, titled “Life Road” which took place with great success on 2-3 March, 2018. Key national and local decision makers, stakeholders and experts worked on an holistic approach on road behaviour and culture, with several parallel road safety campaigns and activities.  NTUA presentations concerned:

March 5th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

WCTRS – World Conference on Transport Research, Mumbai, 2019

The 15th World Conference on Transport Research (WCTR) is organized by the WCTRS and the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) and it will take place on 26-31 May, 2019 at Mumbai, India. For the last 40 years, WCTR has been organised every three years by the WCTR Society. The conference aims to bring together academics, practitioners, managers, and policymakers from all parts of the world, to share cutting-edge research and advanced state-of-practice. The conference also includes special sessions, technical tours, an exhibition and social events. This knowledge event provides a unique opportunity for experts to exchange ideas in all areas of transport research including Traffic Safety Analysis and Policy (C4 Special Interest Group). 

February 10th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

UNECE – Albania Road Safety Capacity Building Workshop, Durres 2018

The Albania Road Safety Performance Review Capacity Building Workshop was held with great success in Durres, Albania on 6-7 February 2018, in the framework of the UNECE‘s project “Road Safety Management Capacity Building” project  pdf5. The workshop objective was to provide information, best practice and training in identified priority areas for national government officials and other road safety stakeholders from the NGOs and private sector. pdf5

NTUA actively contributed with the following presentation: ppt5  Needs and Uses of Road Safety Data within the UN SafeFITS Model

February 9th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

SWOV – 6th Humanist Conference, the Hague, 2018

SWOV is organizing the 6th HUMANIST Conference which will be host on 13-14 June 2018 in the Hague, The Netherlands. The theme of the conference is “Towards Vehicle Automation – Human Factors Challenges“. The scope of the conference covers a wide range of topics on Human Factors in Transport. The 2018 conference has a special focus on the Human Factors issues related to transition towards self-driving vehicles. Topics for this year’s symposium include, but are not limited to: Automated Driving and ADAS, Human Machine Interaction, Transition of Control, Driver state, Driver workload and task demand, Interaction of (partly) automated vehicles with vulnerable road users, Human factors in mixed traffic conditions, Older drivers / novice drivers, Naturalistic Driving studies, and Eco-driving. 

February 2nd, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

ITS Hellas – Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference, Athens, 2018

The 3rd Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems and related developments in Greece, organised by ITS Hellas took place with great success in Athens, on 23-24 January 2018. The aim of the conference was to discuss the latest developments and the wide application of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) in Greece, as a mean of economic development and prosperity and to ensure the effectiveness, efficiency and transport safety for the benefit of users and the environment

NTUA’s presentation concerned: ppt5 A Critical Review of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems and Effectiveness Analysis

All Conference Conclusions and Presentations are available: 

January 31st, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

Hellenic Association of Driving Instructors – Traffic Society and Road Safety Workshop, Athens, 2018

The Hellenic Association of Driving Instructors with the support of the Hellenic Institute of Transportation Engineers, the Hellenic Society of Automotive Engineers, organized the 3rd Interdisciplinary Conference “Traffic Society and Road Safety: Crossing Glances”, which took place with great success in Athens on 7-8 January 2018. This Interdisciplinary Road Safety Conference brought together all road safety experts, stakeholders and Authorities in Greece in order to discuss current road accident problems and solutions in Greece with emphasis on road safety training and education

NTUA actively contributed with the following presentation: ppt5 Road infrastructure problems and solutions for childrens’ safety

January 10th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

97th TRB Annual Meeting – Washington, 2018

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) 97th Annual Meeting was held with great success in Washington, D.C., on 7-11 January 2018. The meeting program covered all transportation modes, with more than 5,000 presentations in nearly 800 sessions and workshops, addressing topics of interest to policy makers, administrators, practitioners, researchers, and representatives of government, industry, and academic institutions. A number of sessions and workshops focused on the spotlight theme for the 2018 meeting: Transportation: Moving the Economy of the Future

NTUA presentations concerned:

January 7th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

Auto Forum 2017 Fondation Vinci Autoroutes, Athens, 2017

Road Safety Institute “Panos Mylonas”, the economic and investment magazine HRIMA and the Hellenic Association of Motor Vehicle Importers Representatives (AMVIR), organized Fondation Vinci Autoroutes – Auto Forum 2017 titled: “Technology for road safety”, which took place with great success on 2 November 2017 in Vouliagmeni, Athens. Fondation Vinci Autoroutes – Auto Forum 2017 highlighted all new advancements in the automobile industry and presented products and services that will circulate in the near future and will affect – one way or the other – road safety in our country. 

January 3rd, 2018|Categories: Conferences|

RSA Workshop on Measuring Risk Exposure on Irish Roads, Dublin 2017

The Road Safety Authority of Ireland organised a workshop on  Measuring Risk Exposure on Irish Roads, which was held with great success in Dublin on 14 December 2017. The workshop’s main objective was to develop more effective means to measure risk exposure for road safety especially in the area of vehicle/kilometres travelled, and it was carried out within the framework of the Irish Government Road Safety Strategy 2013-2020.  NTUA actively contributed with a presentation:

December 21st, 2017|Categories: Conferences|

POLIS Conference – Transport innovation for sustainable cities and regions, Brussels, 2017

The 2017 Annual Polis Conference on “Transport innovation for sustainable cities and regions” took place with great success on 6 and 7 December 2017 in Brussels, organised by POLIS, the European Cities Network. The conference provided an opportunity for cities, metropolitan areas and regions to showcase their transport achievements to a large audience, and for the wider transport community to engage with representatives of local and regional authorities on innovative transport solutions.

Road Safety was one of the key areas of the Conference, as was also the subject of the special joint POLISITF workshop on Safer City Streets.   NTUA presentation concerned:

 

December 14th, 2017|Categories: Conferences|

University of Patras – Smart Cities and Mobility as a Service Conference, 2017

The University of Patras, Department of Civil Engineering, in cooperation with ITS Hellas and with the support of the Hellenic Institute of Transportation Engineers organized the “Smart Cities and Mobility as a Service” Conference which took place with great success in Patras, Greece during 7-8 December 2017. The aim of the Conference was to present the latest research and results related to Smart Cities and Mobility as a Service topics.   All presentations are now available: .  NTUA actively contributed with 4 presentations:

December 10th, 2017|Categories: Conferences|

IRF – Global Road Conference, Las Vegas, 2018

The International Road Federation (IRF) is organizing the IRF Global Road Conference on 7-9 November 2018, in Las Vegas, USA. The theme of the conference will be “Building the Transport Infrastructure of Tomorrow”. The IRF Global Road Conference is the new international meeting point where leading industry innovators, researchers, and stakeholders acquire essential engineering & business insights, and help build tomorrow’s transportation infrastructure today. 

Deadline for abstracts is set to 15 March 2018 

December 2nd, 2017|Categories: Conferences|

iRAP – Innovation workshop, Helmond, Netherlands, 2017

iRAP organized a workshop entitled: “Tackling the transition to highly automated vehicles – the assessment of road and vehicle investment priorities” which took place with great success on 8-10 November 2017 in Automotive Campus, Helmond, Netherlands. The iRAP innovation workshop brings together policy and technical leaders, along with investment experts and those with the capacity to implement change and eliminate high-risk roads. Global leaders who, together, will play a significant role in ensuring safer infrastructure and safer speeds do their part in delivering a safe road and transport system

November 28th, 2017|Categories: Conferences|

18th IRF World Road Meeting, Delhi, 2017

The International Road Federation’s 18th World Road Meeting (WRM), took place with great success in Delhi, India on November 14th – 17th, 2017. The theme of the 18th WRM was “Safe Roads and Smart Mobility : The Engines of Economic Growth.” WRM 2017 brought together representatives of business, industry, governments, public sector organisations, mult-ilateral institutions, leaders and transport experts from the automotive, financial, road and transport infrastructure, and construction sectors;  professionals, academics, consultants, infrastructure operators, contractors and manufacturers from across the world. link

The Delhi Declaration is available: pdf5

November 18th, 2017|Categories: Conferences|Tags: , , |

WASET – 20th International Conference on Traffic and Transportation Psychology, ICTTP, Bali, 2018

The World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology (WASET) is organizing the ICTTP 2018: 20th International Conference on Traffic and Transportation Psychology on 22-23 October 2018, in Bali, Indonesia. The conference aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Traffic and Transportation Psychology. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Traffic and Transportation Psychology. ICTTP 2018 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Traffic and Transportation Psychology

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline:   December 24, 2017
November 7th, 2017|Categories: Conferences|

PRI/TIRF – The impact of Education and Training on Traffic Behaviour, Abu Dhabi, 2017

The International Conference on Traffic Safety “The impact of Education and Training on Traffic Behaviour” was organised by the Emirates Traffic Safety Society (ETSS), the Arab Road Safety Organization (AROSO), La Prévention Routiére Internationale (PRI) and the Traffic Injury Research Foundation (TIRF) and took place with great success in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on 1-2 November 2017. The conference’s main objectives were, among others, to ensure the importance of the individuals behavior as road users in society and to highlight the role of educational organizations in the different stages to implant the traffic education into students. pdf5 NTUA presentation concerned:

November 1st, 2017|Categories: Conferences|

GRSP – 5th Africa Road Safety Event, 2017

The Global Road Safety Partnership (GRSP) organised the 5th Africa Road Safety Event, which was held with great success in Cape Town, South Africa on 23-24 October 2017. To meet the fast-approaching UN SDG target to halve deaths by 2020 there is need for sharing successes and results across the region. GRSP brought together Governments, Financial Institutions, industry and civil society partners who are making an impact. The Africa Road Safety 2017 event provided practical knowledge on: Global success stories from GRSP, WHO Save LIVES package, the latest on GRSP Road Safety Management initiatives, and Coordinating action on Safer Road Users. 

NTUA contributed actively with two presentations:

October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Conferences|

RSS2017 – Road Safety and Simulation International Conference, Hague, 2017

The Road Safety & Simulation International Conference 2017 (RSS2017) organised by the Delft University of Technology in co-operation with the Dutch Institute for Road Safety Research (SWOV) took place with great success on 17-19 October 2017, in Hague, Netherlands. The conference theme focuses on advancing the safety of all road users with special attention for vulnerable road users, especially in the upcoming era of advanced technologies and vehicle automation with new safety challenges emerging. 

NTUA actively contributed with 8 presentations:

October 19th, 2017|Categories: Conferences|

NETS – Annual Conference of Employers for Traffic Safety, Charlottesville, 2017

2017 NETS’ Strength in numbers Annual Conference was held in Charlottesville, Virginia, on October 14-15. The conference convenes each year to review the results of NETS’ annual Strength in numbers Fleet Safety Benchmark Report, as well as to hear about featured road safety case studies, new research, emerging issues, and projects that are underway. This year the conference included: keynote presentations by industry leaders, road safety case studies, new research & technology solutions, emerging issues, ongoing projects, 2016 STRENGTH IN NUMBERS® Fleet Safety Benchmark Report, opportunity to network with other road safety professionals. 

October 15th, 2017|Categories: Conferences|