Welcome Edmonton's 7th International Conference on URBAN Traffic Safety

2015 Theme
Building SAFER Communities Through the Safe SYSTEM Approach
We are pleased to announce the International Conference on Urban Traffic Safety Conference and the TransCanada Yellowhead Highway Association conference in Edmonton will be combined to optimize resources and enhance learning.  The TransCanada Yellowhead Highway Association represents communities that surround the Yellowhead Highway, from Winnipeg to Masset on the Queen Charlotte Islands.
Goal 
To showcase world class best practices in the use of the Safe System Approach towards creating safer communities for all road users.
Objectives
Increase public awareness of traffic safety issues in our communities and provide a focus on vulnerable road users;

Showcase innovative ideas, technologies and strategies to deal with current and emerging traffic safety issues;

Create a stron
g culture of traffic safety through the use of social research and social media, and;

Provide an opportunity for traffic safety stakeholders to network, develop skills and forge connections with the global traffic safety community.

Join Us
REGISTRATION is now OPEN

This event will host over 300 national and international delegates who are working together to improve traffic safety in our communities.  Designed for law enforcement, engineers, legal professionals, community partners, academics and researchers, students, and professionals interested in the latest traffic safety strategies around the world.

Guest Speakers, past and present, from around the Globe

 
Canada
Australia
Brazil
Argentina
United States
Mexico
United Kingdom
Sweden
Netherlands
Israel
Greece
New Zealand
France
China
Norway
Belgium
Keynote Presentations
Over 24 Concurrent Sessions 
Post-Conference Workshops
Sponsorship Opportunties
Exhibit Opportunities
Network with over 300 Canadian and International Professionals
Run Walk Ride 4 Traffic Safety

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Guest Speakers
 

Gabe Klein
Washington, DC
Senior Executive, Private and Public Sector
Cross-Functional and Industry Expertise

Visionary, collaborative and entrepreneurial executive with 20 years of experience leading operations, marketing, business development efforts for transportation and technology oriented companies and government.  A proven performer instrumental in short-term turnaround situations, as well as long range strategic planning and execution to achieve market growth and dominance in highly competitive environments.  Successful at building and developing world class management teams quickly, and building consensus with disparate stakeholder groups, particularly elected officials, community groups and investment partners.
 


 

Flavio Pechansky, MD, Ph.D.
Porto Alegre, Brazil 
Associate Professor, Department  of  Psychiatry - Federal University of  Rio Grande do Sul
Coordinator, Collaborating Center on Alcohol and Drugs HCPA/SENAD

Dr. Pechansky has an MD in Medicine by the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) , Brazil. He was a Hubert Humphrey Fellow at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health (93/94), received his MSc and PhD with honors at UFRGS, and is currently tenured Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the Department of Psychiatry at UFRGS. He is the Director of the Center for Drug and Alcohol Research at UFRGS at Hospital de Clinicas of Porto Alegre (HCPA),Chief of the Addiction Psychiatry Servides at the same hospital, and Coordinator of the Collaborating Center on Alcohol and Drugs of HCPA/SENAD. 


 
 

Karim El-Basyouny, Ph.D.
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
City of Edmonton Assistant Professor of Urban Traffic Safety, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, School of Mining and Petroleum Engineering, University of Alberta

Dr. Karim El-Basyouny is an Assistant Professor in the Civil and Environmental Department at the University of Alberta. He is also the inaugural City of Edmontonís Research Chair in Urban Traffic Safety. Dr. El-Basyouny is an expert in issues of traffic injury prevention, crash modeling, and safety intervention analysis. His research is focused on applying transportation engineering principles and research evaluation methodologies to improve urban traffic safety in the areas of traffic operations and planning, geometric and roadside design, enforcement, and speed management.


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