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Alliance Global Meeting April 2017

05 April 2017

Sama-Sama Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The Fifth Global Meeting of Nongovernmental Organizations Advocating for Road Safety and Road Victims will take place in Malaysia and is now open for registrations.

Main meeting: 5th-6th April 2017.

Pre-meetings and trainings: 3th-4th April 2017.

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The Safe System Approach: Managing for Better Road Safety Results

11 April 2017

Loughborough Design School

This short course has been designed to engage decision-makers and practitioners who are taking road safety forward at national and local levels. It explains the scientific basis of Safe System, key strategic and design aspects and its alignment with a range of societal objectives.

The aim of this two-day course is to provide attendees with a broad introduction to Safe System road safety management and a window on implementation experience and guidance in a range of settings. At the end of Day 2 attendees should be able to understand the scope of Safe System in their day-to-day road safety activity and options for building  on their current approaches and practice.

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Young Driver Focus 2017

26 April 2017

Royal Automobile Club, Pall Mall, London.

The Young Driver Focus 2017 conference will take place on the 26th April 2017.

Now in its fourth year, the one-day conference examines current and future thinking with regard to the challenge of reducing crashes and casualties caused by the high-risk young drivers. It is intended to be of interest to both private and public sector road safety professionals.

The conference team is currently looking at topics and themes and is aiming to publish an outline agenda by late October.

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Fourth UN Global Road Safety Week

08 May 2017

The Fourth UN Global Road Safety Week will be held from 8th-14th May 2017. The Week will focus on speed and what can be done to address this key risk factor for road traffic deaths and injuries. Speed contributes to around one-third of all fatal road traffic crashes in high-income countries, and up to half in low- and middle-income countries.

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5th International SaferRoads Conference 2017

21 May 2017

Auckland, New Zealand

The 5th International SaferRoads Conference will be held in Auckland, New Zealand from May 21st to 24th 2017.

Run every 3 years, this truly international event is designed to increase the opportunity for countries across the globe to participate and host.

Stemming from an idea between New Zealand Transport Agency (previously Transit New Zealand) and WDM from England, the conference began with a focus on skid resistance but has since grown to be a forum to promote the diverse range of activities associated with road and runway surfaces, and the role they play in safety.

Please register your interest here to be kept informed on latest information on the programme, activities and key speakers.

CIECA Congress 2017

08 June 2017

Trondheim City Centre

The 49th CIECA General Assembly and Congress will take place in Trondheim, Norway, on Wednesday 8th and Thursday 9th of June 2017. The General Assembly and Congress, hosted by the Norwegian Public Roads Administration and the NORD University, will be held in the Royal Garden Hotel which is situated in the Trondheim City Centre.

To become a safe, eco-friendly and responsible driver it is necessary to develop not only driving skills, but also personality related competencies through an appropriate educational process.

The content of the educational programmes followed by the instructor as well as the examiner, together with their qualifications will be the core elements influencing the result of this process.However, there are still many questions to be explored about these issues, and abstracts are invited from potential speakers to review questions such as:However, there are still many questions to be explored about these issues, and abstracts are invited from potential speakers to review questions such as:

  • What future challenges might driving instructor and examiners face and how can these be met?
  • How can driving instructors and examiners contribute to the achievement of the learning objectives in a high standard curriculum like indicated in the RUE report?
  • How can we ensure that all parts involved in the driver education process collaborate and aim towards common safety goals?
  • How can driving instructors and laymen get candidates to understand the level of driving competence requested to pass the test before they arrive to the test?

Please note that the deadline for the submission of the abstracts is 7 December 2016. Information on the submission guidelines can be found here.

Vision Zero Conference 2017

14 June 2017

Stockholm

How do we reach Vision Zero in the light of UN’s Sustainable Development Goals? The aim of the Vision Zero Conference is to provide new impetus to the promotion of road transport safety at the strategic level.

The main focus will be on best practice, innovation and future challenges.

The Vision Zero Conference's different sessions will include:

  • Vision Zero around the world/UN's Sustainable Development Goals
  • 20 years with Vision Zero
  • Livable Cities
  • New Technology and Innovation
  • Role of Humans and Organisation from a Vision Zero perspective

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Senior Road Executives Programme 2017

19 June 2017

University of Birmingham

Organised by the University of Birmingham in association with the International Road Federation (IRF) in Geneva, this intensive training course consists of four linked, 3-day, intensive residential courses delivered by experts of international repute.

Specially tailored to senior road executives from emerging economies and developing countries, the course has been designed to disseminate, in an interactive way, recent cutting edge advances in sustainable roads. Participants attending the full course will qualify for the prestigious IRF Certificate of Sustainable Roads Management.

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