The Australasian College of Road Safety (ACRS), Austroads, and The George Institute for Global Health, are pleased to announce that the premier road safety conference for Australia, New Zealand and the Asia Pacific region, the 2016 Australasian Road Safety Conference 2016 (ARSC2016), will be held in Australia’s Capital, at the National Convention Centre, Canberra, from Tuesday 6 – Thursday 8 September 2016.
With a theme of “Agility, Innovation, IMPACT”, ARSC2016 will showcase our regions’ outstanding researchers and practitioners spanning the plethora of road safety issues identified in the United Nations Decade of Action for Road Safety: Road Safety Management, Infrastructure, Safe Vehicles, User Behaviour, and Post-Crash Care. ARSC2016 will bring with it a special focus on how we can all become more agile and harness the latest research, technology and policy innovations to produce the best road trauma reduction outcomes possible. Delegates will be treated to a comprehensive program showcasing the latest research, education and policing programs, policies and management strategies, latest technological developments in the field, together with national and international keynote speakers, oral and poster presentations, workshops and symposia.
As part of the delegate experience in the lovely city of Canberra during Spring 2016, included in the conference registration fee delegates will attend conference functions at two of Australia’s iconic national landmarks:
As the southern hemisphere’s largest road safety-dedicated conference, the event is expected to attract over 600 delegates including researchers, educators, policing and enforcement agencies, practitioners, policymakers and students working in the fields of behavioural science, education and training, emergency services, engineering and technology, health and rehabilitation, policing, justice and law enforcement, local, state and federal government, traffic management, vehicle safety – to name just a few.
ARSC2016 will include the prestigious 2016 Australasian College of Road Safety Awards, recognising and celebrating exemplary projects and people working hard across our region to save lives and reduce injuries on our roads. Austroads, The George Institute and the ACRS look forward to your participation in this important event which aligns with international, Australasian and national road safety efforts, and is a significant step forward in Australasia’s road safety strategy.