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Seminar: Innovative thinking in reducing road trauma

27 January 2016

The Monash University Accident Research Centre (MUARC) and the Transport Accident Commission (TAC) invite you to hear from leading international scholars and local experts to discuss current and future road safety challenges as Victoria heads Towards Zero.

The goal of the Seminar is to create momentum for action and to find ways to solve seemingly intractable road safety problems.

The Seminar will feature presentations focused on Sweden's Vision Zero and the global shift toward sustainable transport systems, vehicle safety, infrastructure, driver behaviour and the impact of serious injury crashes.

Panel sessions will challenge participants and the audience to think not only of today's issues and solutions but also ways to reduce the incidence and impact of road crashes in the future.

These discussions will be informed by early findings from the MUARC-TAC Enhanced Crash Investigation Study (ECIS).

Speakers and panelists will include:

Master of Ceremony - Mr David Healy, Vice President, Australasian College of Road Safety Senior Consultant 

Opening Remarks - Ms Samantha Cockfield, Senior Manager Road Safety, TAC 

Keynote Speaker - Professor Claes Tingvall, Senior Consultant Åf, former Director of Traffic Safety, Swedish Transport Administration, Chalmers University of Technology, MUARC

Panel Facilitators - Professor Ian Johnston AM, MUARC and Mr Eric Howard, Whiting Moyne, MUARC

International Guests - Professor C. Raymond Bingham, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI), USA, Associate Professor Diana Bowman, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law & School for the Future of Innovation in Society, Arizona State University, USA, Professor Clay Gabler, Department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), USA, Associate Professor Anders Lie, Swedish Transport Administration; Chalmers University of Technology, Professor Andrew Morris, Loughborough University, UK

Local Experts - Dr Bruce Corben, Corben Consulting, Associate Professor Michael Fitzharris, Associate Director, MUARC, Professor Mark Fitzgerald, Director, Trauma Service, The Alfred, Associate Professor Rodney Judson, Director, Trauma Services, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Professor Mike Lenné, Seeing Machines, MUARC

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