8th International Conference on URBAN Traffic Safety
Towards Vision Zero Zero Fatalities and Serious Injuries



CONFERENCE PROGRAM
All Sessions are held at the Shaw Conference Centre, Meeting Level Salon 8, unless otherwise indicated
 

 
Saturday
April 23, 2016
Monday
April 25, 2016
Tuesday
April 26, 2016
Wednesday
April 27, 2016
Thursday 
April 28, 2016
0730 Registration / Exhibits / Continental Breakfast Registration / Exhibits / Continental Breakfast Registration / Exhibits / Continental Breakfast Registration / Continental Breakfast
0830 Opening Ceremony Opening Remarks Opening Remarks Post Conference Workshops
Voices for Traffic Safety
Presenter: Al Pfannmuller, P.Eng., Prince George, BC
Voices for Traffic Safety
Chris Thompson
Enforcement
Engagement
Engineering/Evaluation
Education 
0900
RUN WALK RIDE 
for VISION ZERO
Keynote: Keynote: Keynote:
 Concordia University College
(9am-12pm)
Registration Fee Applies
Road Safety Leadership Around the World: Vision Zero

Presenter: Soames Job, Ph.D., Global Lead Road Safety & Head, Global Road Safety Facility (GRSF), World Bank, Washington DC 

Research and experiences Legislation in Canada

Presenter:  Presenter: Amy Porath-Waller, Ph.D., Director, Research and Policy, Canadian Centre for Substance Abuse, Ottawa, Canada 

Vision Zero

Presenter: Barry Watson, PhD. Chief Executive Officer, Global Road Safety Partnership, GRSP
 

1015 Break
1045 Concurrent Sessions Concurrent Sessions Concurrent Sessions
Enforcement
A1: Assessing the Safety Effects of Excessive Speeding Legislation in Canada
SALON 2
Presenters: Karim El-Basyouny, PhD. & Suliman Gargoum, University of Alberta
C1: Mobile Photo Enforcement: Visualizing Program Guidelines and Deployment Decisions
SALON 2
Presenters: Karim El-Basyouny, PhD., & Naomi Li, University of Alberta, Canada
E1: Safety, Education, Awareness for Alberta Motorcyclists
SALON 2
Presenter: Liane Langlois, President, Alberta Motorcycle Safety Society, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
 
Engineering / Evaluation
A2 Mapping Tools to Improve Cyclist Safety 
SALON 3
Presenter: Ben Jestico, University of Victoria, Spatial Pattern Analysis and Research Lab (SPAR), Victoria, BC, Canada 
C2 Towards Vision Zero, Office of Traffic Safety
SALON 3
Presenters: Shewkar Ibrahim, and Tazul Islam, PhD., Office of Traffic Safety, Edmonton, Canada 
E2: Emotional and Social Factors in Distracted Driving
SALON 3
Presenter: Michelle Chan, Ph.D., University of Alberta, Canada
 

 

Road User Behaviour
A3: Automated video-based analysis of microscopic road user behaviour for safety applications
SALON 4
Presenter: Tarek Sayed, PhD., University of British Columbia

 

C3 Out of the Car, Into the Community: Lessons Learned
SALON 4
Presenter: Shawn Bravender, B.Sc., RPP, MCIP, CET, IAP2, Community Engagement Consultant, Community Development, Stantec, Edmonton, Canada
E3 Vision Zero in the United Kingdom
SALON 4
Presenter: Anna Semlyen, Co-Founder Vision Zero, 20 is Plenty for Us, UK 
Education / Engagement
A4 Engaging Communities and Changing Lives 
SALON 5
Presenter: Jim Diers, Ph.D., Neighbor Power, Washington, USA 
C4 Cognitive Distraction
SALON 5
Cancelled
E4: Evaluating the Safety Effects of Intersection Safety Devices and Mobile Photo Enforcement at the City of Edmonton
SALON 5
Presenters: Karim El-Basyouny, Ph.D., Ran Li and Laura Contini, City of Edmonton, Office of Traffic Safety, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1145 Hosted Lunch Hosted Lunch Hosted Lunch Post Conference Workshops Closing Remarks
     
1300 Concurrent Sessions Concurrent Sessions Concurrent Sessions
Enforcement
B1: Speed Management: The Edmonton Approach
SALON 2
Presenters: Scott McDonald & Dennis Tetreault, City of Edmonton, Office Traffic Safety, Alberta
D1: The Use of Smartphone Application to Improve Road Safety
SALON 2
Presenter: Ran Li, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada 
B1: Key Performance Lagging and Leading Indicators for Traffic Safety Improvement
SALON 2
Presenters: Gerry Shimko, Executive Director, & Stevanus Tjandra, PhD., Office of Traffic Safety, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Engineering / Evaluation
B2: Towards Zero Fatalities
SALON 3
Presenter: Jessica Truong, Programmes Director & Asia Pacific Coordinator, Global NCAP, UK
D2 Reflecting Public Input in Engineering Recommendations 
SALON 3
Presenter: Marcel Huculak, M.Sc., P.Eng. | Senior Transportation Engineer, ISL Engineering and Land Services Ltd. 
F2 Learning Across the LifeSpan
SALON 4
Presenter: Dr. J. P. (John) Streukens, Ph.D.(Ed), M.Ed., R.Psych., ICADC, ICCDPD, SAP
Road User Behaviour
B3 Driving High: Addressing Legalized Marijuana
SALON 4
Presenter: Lt. Col Eldridge, Colorado State Patrol, USA
D3 Multi-Sensory Perception
SALON 4
Cancelled
F3: ATS Vision Zero Community Initiative
SALON 8
Presenters: Jeff Calibaba, Chief Operating Officer, Alberta Traffic Supply and Carrie Doll, Consultant
Education / Engagement
B4 Drop It and Drive !
SALON 5
Presenter: Karen Bowman, Founder & Executive Director, Drop It And Drive, Distracted Driving Prevention and Workplace Safety, Victoria, BC, Canada 
D4 Drugs and Driving: Lessons Learned
SALON 5
Presenter: Amy Porath-Waller, Ph.D., Director, Research and Policy, Canadian Centre for Substance Abuse, Ottawa, Canada 
F4 Injuries and Mishaps: The Impact of Behavior
SALON 5
Cancelled
1415 Break
1430 Voices for Traffic Safety
Renaye Wade
Voices for Traffic Safety
Jane Cardillo and Steve Finkelman
Keynote: Keynote: Keynote:
1445 Voices for Traffic Safety

Presenter: Anthony Brown, Motivational Speaker, Nova Scotia, Canada 

Voices for Traffic Safety

Presenter: Renaye Wade, Renaye Against Distracted Driving (RADD)

Safety Culture of Communication: Engagement

Presenter: Jessica Truong, Programmes Director & Asia Pacific Coordinator, Global NCAP, UK

1600 Closing Remarks Closing Remarks Conference Closing Ceremony
An Evening Dinner & Social
Fort Edmonton Park
Evening on your own Evening on your own