The Use of Technology and the Role of Research in the Advancement of Road Safety

22 September 2016, Cape Town (South Africa)

Présentations made during the conference-discussion in Cape Town

Time Slot Event Country Speaker

09:15
09:20

Opening

South Africa

Prof. Mark Zuidgeest; SANRAL Chair, Transport Planningand EngineeringUniversity of Cape Town

09:20
09:25

Introduction of Minister

South Africa

Mr Nazir Alli; SANRAL CEO

09:25
09:40

Address by Minister of Transport

South Africa

Ms Dipuo Peters; Minister of Transport

09:40
09:50

Presentation #1: Road Safety Behaviour Baseline and Longitudinal Study, 2013-2015

South Africa

Prof. Gerda van Dijk; North-West University

09:50
10:00

Presentation #2: Challenging Research Mindsets to Advance Road Safety

Australia

Mr. Neil Scales; Director-General, Department of Transport and Main Roads Queensland

10:00
10:10

Presentation #3: The Use of Technology and Research Advances in Road Safety in Chile: Applications for Low-Income and Middle-Income countries

Chile

Mr. Walter Bruning; Director of Roads of Chile

10:10
10:20

Presentation #4: The Situation, Vision and Strategy of Road Traffic Safety in China

China

Ms. Huiyu ZHANG; Senior Engineer on traffic engineeringAdvisor and International Coordinator of the Highway Department of the Ministry of Transport

10:20
10:30

Presentation #5: Road Traffic Safety Enhancing Mobile Service "Reindeer Warning System in Northern Finland"

Finland

Mr. Antti Vehviläinen; Director-General of the Finnish Transport Agency

10:30
10:40

Presentation #6: Future mobility: human and modeling; infrastructure and instrumentation

France

Dr. Agnès Jullien; Director, European and international affairs, Mechanical Engineer Ph.D.

10:40
11:00

Tea / Coffee Break

11:00
11:10

Presentation #7: Latest Initiatives on Road Safety in Japan: Scientific Traffic Accident Prevention Measures using Big Data

Japan

Mr. Yoichi Sakai; Director, Road Safety Management Office, Environment and Safety Division, Road Burea, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure Transport and Tourism

11:10
11:20

Presentation #8: The Use of Technology and the Role of Research in the Advancement of Road Safety, Mexican experience

Mexico

Mr. Oscar Callejo Silva; Under Secretary of Mexican Department of Communication and Transport

11:20
11:30

Presentation #9: Improving Road Safety by Technology and Research

Norway

Mr. Terje Moe Gustavsen; Director General of the Norwegian Public Roads Administration, Former Minister of Transport and Communications

11:30
11:40

Presentation #10: The U.S. Road Safety Approach: A Collaborative Effort

USA

Mr. Walter Waidelich; FHWA's Executive Director and as such serves as the United States

11:40
12:00

Presentation Q+A

12:00
12:20

Panel Discussion

  • Professor Johann Anderson; University of Stellenbosch
  • Professor Gerda van Dijk; North-West University
  • Dr Pieter Venter; (Global Road Safety Partnership, Africa Advisor, former CEO GRSP in Geneva)
  • Eng. Julius Chambo; Director of Road Safety and Environment at the Ministry of Works, Transport and Communication, Tanzania

12:20
12:25

Concluding Remarks

Prof. Mark Zuidgeest, Moderator