2019 Agenda & Speakers

The conference agenda will take a similar format to previous years. For those wishing to make travel and logistical arrangements, the conference will commence at 9.30am (registration from 8.45am) and finish no later than 4.00pm.

Delegate registration (08.45 - 09.30)

Welcome and introductions (09.30 - 09.40)

Opening keynote presentation (9.40-10.10)

Dr Bruce Simons-Morton

Senior Investigator, National Institutes of Health

Presentation: Improving prevention effectiveness by understanding how novices learn to drive safely

Driver training (10.10 - 11.30)

Dr Shaun Helman

Chief Scientist, Transportation Division, TRL

Presentation: Driver2020 – A randomised controlled trial of interventions to lower the first-year collision rate in young newly-qualified drivers. Early findings on engagement

Pat Delaney

Director of Operations, Driver & Vehicle Agency, Northern Ireland

Presentation: Northern Ireland Graduated Driver Licensing Scheme

Professor David Crundall

Professor of Psychology, Nottingham Trent University

Presentation: Making hazard perception testing more realistic

Professor Gary Burnett

Chair of Transport Human Factors, University of Nottingham

Presentation: Training for future driving: lost skills and new skills

Refreshments and exhibition (11.30 – 12.00)

Topical topics part 1 (12.00 - 12.40)

Priscilla Le Lièvre

Project Officer, European Transport Safety Council

Presentation: YEARS: Young Europeans Acting for Road Safety. Designing safe roads, young engineers implementing infrastructure safety improvements in their local areas

Quentin Willson

Young Driver

Presentation summary & speaker biog to follow

2019 FirstCar Young Driver Road Safety Awards Presentation Ceremony (12.40 - 13.00)

Lunch and exhibition (13.00 - 14.00)

Interventions (14.00 - 14.40)

Simon Mclaughlin & Jen Stark

Safety Cameras Scotland

Presentation: driVR

Duncan Dollimore

Cycling UK

Presentation: Too Close For Comfort

Rhiannon Leeds

Co-ordinator, Lancashire Road Safety Partnership

Presentation: Arrive Alive - don’t text and drive

Sergeant Olly Tayler QPM

Devon & Cornwall Police

Presentation: The Honest Truth

Topical topics part 2 (14.40 - 15.20)

Simon Jones

Lead Data Scientist, ingenie

Presentation: TBC
Presentation summary & speaker biog to follow

Lucy Tatchell

Head of News and Media, Fixers

Presentation: The Young People Driving Change

Frank Norbury and Evan Webster


Presentation: Seat Belts: The Forgotten Road Safety Issue?

Communicating with young people (15.20 - 15.50)

Adrianne Carter

The Face Whisperer

Presentation title: Unlocking the face to unlock communication

Damien Cross

Head of Audience Engagement, To The End

Presentation: How to engage an ever-more sceptical, media-savvy and advert-aware audience - young people

Conference closes (16.00)