Schedule

Day 1 – Monday 28 August 2017 – Vision and strategy
12.15 pm - Registration and welcome lunch

VSV, Stationsstraat 110, BE-2800 Mechelen

01.00 pm - Introduction
Werner De Dobbeleer (Press officer - VSV) , Karen Foubert (Programme officer - VSV) PDF icon Day 1 - Presentation Werner & Karen.pdf
01.45 pm - Vision & Strategy

Graziella Jost (Projects director - European Transport Safety Council)
Road safety performance indicators: ETSC’s PIN programme

Dr. Lars Ekman, Project leader Vision Zero Academy, Swedish Transport Administration

Letty Aarts (Reseacher - SWOV Institute for Road Safety Research)
Integrated policy, vision zero, Dutch Sustainable Safety Programme, Safe System Approach

Day 1 - Video Graziella (1)
Day 1 - Video Graziella (2)

PDF icon Day 1 - Presentation Graziella part 2.pdf PDF icon Day 1 - Presentation Graziella.pdf PDF icon Day 1 - Presentation Letty part 2.pdf PDF icon Day 1 - Presentation Letty.pdf PDF icon Day 1 - Presentation Lars.pdf
04.30 pm - Pause
05.00 pm - City walking tour and welcome dinner
Joris Slootmaeckers (Functionary officer - Mobility Service City of Mechelen)

Mobility, urban planning, traffic safety, pedestrian zones, cycling highway Mechelen-Antwerp

PDF icon Day 1 - Presentation Joris.pdf
08.30 pm - End of the day
Day 2 – Tuesday 29 August 2017 – Education, awareness raising and vehicle safety technology
09.00 am - Lifelong learning

Werner De Dobbeleer (Press officer - VSV)
Lifelong learning principle

Bernard Keller (Information officer - La Prévention Routière)
Traffic and mobility education projects in France

Day 2 - Video Bernard (1)
Day 2 - Video Bernard (2)

PDF icon Day 2 - Presentation Bernard.pdf PDF icon Day 2 - Presentation Werner.pdf
10.00 am - Systematic approach of awareness raising
Werner De Dobbeleer (Press officer - VSV)

Designing, implementing and evaluating road safety awareness raising campaigns: the CAST project 

PDF icon Day 2 - Presentation Werner part 2.pdf
10.45 am - Pause
11.05 am - Awareness raising campaigns: best practice examples
Anne Salmon (Head of Communication - Walloon Road Safety Agency) PDF icon Day 2 - Presentation Anne.pdf
11.35 am - Safe road infrastructure: self-explaining roads
Caroline Ariën (Post-doctoral researcher - Transportation Research Institute (IMOB) at Hasselt University)
12.05 pm - Lunch
01.05 pm - Road safety in a public health context
Liz Brooker (Vice-chair - Road Safety Great Britain ) PDF icon Day 2 - Presentation Liz.pdf
01.35 pm - Understanding demographics/the target audience
Liz Brooker (Vice-chair - Road Safety Great Britain ) PDF icon Day 2 - Presentation Liz part 2.pdf
02.20 pm - Pause
02.50 pm - Link between policy domains in mobility, health, urban planning & road safety
Dagmar Köhler (Manager Working Group on road safety and security - Polis) PDF icon Day 2 - Presentation Dagmar.pdf
03.20 pm - Vehicle safety technologies, autonomous driving & legislation, ITS

Tjark Kreuzinger (Senior manager safety research & technical affairs - Toyota Motor Europe NV)
New vehicle safety technologies

Stef Cornelis (Researcher - Transport & Environment)
EU vehicle road safety legislation – cab design

Kurt Marquet (Business development manager - ITS Belgium)
Traffic safety and mobility management solutions

PDF icon Day 2 - Presentation Tjark.pdf PDF icon Day 2 - Presentation Stef.pdf PDF icon Day 2 - Presentation Kurt.pdf
05.00 pm - End of the day
Day 3 – Wednesday 30 August 2017 - Road infrastructure
08.00 am - Transfer from Mechelen to Diepenbeek (Transportation Research Institute (IMOB) at Hasselt University)
10.15 am - Welcome & introduction
Lieve Creemers
10.45 am - Driving simulator and ongoing research

Ariane Cuenen (Post-doctoral researcher - Transportation Research Institute (IMOB) at Hasselt University)
Use and opportunities of the driving simulator

Hasselt University researchers
Presentation of ongoing research projects

Visit to the large driving simulator of the Transportation Research Institute

11.30 am - Intervention mapping approach for behavioural influence
Kris Brijs (Researcher - Transportation Research Institute (IMOB) at Hasselt University)
12.00 am - Forgiving cycling infrastructure
Dick de Waard (Neuropsychology & Traffic Psychology - University of Groningen ) PDF icon Day 3 - Presentation Dick.pdf
12.45 pm - Lunch
01.15 pm - Transfer from Diepenbeek to Hasselt
01.30 pm - Infrastructure for vulnerable road users
Maarten De Schepper (Functionary officer - Mobility Service City of Hasselt) PDF icon Day 3 - Presentation Maarten.pdf
01.45 pm - Excursion: walking tour in Hasselt

Willy Miermans (Professor Emeritus - Transportation Research Institute (IMOB) at Hasselt University):
Infrastructure for pedestrians and cyclists, focus on road safety, link with smart transport solutions and sustainable transport.

Maarten De Schepper (Functionary officer - Mobility Service City of Hasselt)

05.00 pm - Dinner in Hasselt
07.30 pm - Transfer from Hasselt to Mechelen
09.00 pm - Arrival in Mechelen (end of the day)
Day 4 – Thursday 31 August 2017 - Enforcement and integrated policy
09.00 am - The importance of enforcement as part of an integrated approach to road safety
Kris Brijs (Researcher - Transportation Research Institute (IMOB) at Hasselt University) PDF icon Day 4 - Presentation Kris.pdf
10.00 am - Analysis and implementation of road accident statistics for the development of a road safety policy
Elin Cosemans (Team leader Road Safety Audit & Advice - Police of Antwerp) PDF icon Day 4 - Presentation Elin.pdf
10.45 am - Pause
11.15 am - Increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of enforcement
Koen Ricour (Chief commissioner, head of the policy department - Belgian Highway Police) PDF icon Day 4 - Presentation Koen.pdf
12.30 pm - Lunch
01.30 pm - Awareness raising and enforcement: strategic concepts and integrated policy
Jeremy Phillips (Director of research - Road Safety Academy Great Britain) PDF icon Day 4 - Presentation Jeremy.pdf
02.30 pm - Data visualisation
Marie Woltman (Road safety data analysis and performance officer - Devon County Council Great Britain) PDF icon Day 4 - Presentation Marie.pdf
03.00 pm - Road safety coaching for municipalities
Stijn Dhondt (Researcher - VSV) PDF icon Day 4 - Presentation Stijn.pdf
03.30 pm - Pause & demonstrations education
  • Blind spot awareness raising with Virtual Reality goggles
  • Seatbelt awareness raising with a ‘tumbling car’
05.00 pm - End of the day
Day 5 – Friday 1 September 2017 – The European framework
08.30 am - Transfer from Mechelen to Brussels
10.00 am - The European Parliament
10.30 am - European Commission road safety and mobility initiatives
11.00 am - The European Parliament road safety and mobility initiatives
Kathleen Van Brempt (Member of the European Parliament (MEP))
11.30 am - Transfer to Bruges and lunch
01.30 pm - Mobility and road safety in the city of Bruges
Wim Steeman (Functionary officer - Mobility service City of Bruges)
01.30 pm - Excursion: cycling tour in Bruges
Wim Steeman (Functionary officer - Mobility service City of Bruges)

Focus on mobility plan, pedestrian zones, parking plan, public transport plan, road safety action plan 

04.00 pm - End of the programme