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RoSPA reveals date for 2019 Road Safety Conference

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RoSPA has announced that its annual Road Safety Conference, highlighting initiatives to protect vulnerable road users, will be held on February 13, 2019.

The conference will look at emerging issues, national strategies and practical initiatives aimed at individuals and local communities.

Aimed at all road safety practitioners, researchers, policy makers and stakeholders, it will involve a number of talks covering a range of topics, and networking opportunities throughout the day.

Delegates will hear from key policy makers, leading academics and practitioners delivering case studies within both a rural and urban setting, followed by exhibition opportunities.

RoSPA’s acting head of road safety Nick Lloyd said: “I hope that everyone who attends this year’s conference can take away actions and information which they can use to make their area safer for children, pedestrians, cyclists and other vulnerable road users.

“The day will provide delegates an opportunity to share ideas and to learn from experts in their field of road safety.”

Speakers this year include:

  • Mark Bennett, European product expert from Britax
  • Stuart Reid, interim director Vision Zero, TfL
  • Joe Green, transportation behaviour change manager from Birmingham City Councl
  • Lyn Morris, road safety officer of Carmarthenshire Road Safety
  • Ameena Berkowitz, policy adviser, Road Safety Policy (Vulnerable Road Users) from the Department for Transport
  • Karen McDonnell, head of RoSPA Scotland and RoSPA OHS policy advisor

The RoSPA Road Safety Conference 2019 will be taking place at Edgbaston Cricket Ground in Birmingham between 9.30am and 3.45pm on February 13, 2019.

All those interested in attending should visit RoSPA's events website, or contact the RoSPA events team on 0121 248 2091 or events@rospa.com.

 

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