Australasian Road Safety Conference

Thank you to our generous ARSC2018 sponsors and exhibitors to date:

We are delighted to confirm the following organisations as early conference sponsors, exhibitors and supporters:

 

  Platinum sponsor:
 

 


 

 
About Transport for NSW, Centre for Road Safety

The Centre for Road Safety provides leadership in reducing road based transport trauma, supporting the delivery of Future Transport and safe travel in NSW for the next 40 years. The Centres play a strong leadership and advocacy role in the development of the evidence base and implementation of customer focused road safety strategies, policies and programs.

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Gold Sponsor & Low- and Middle-Income Country (LMIC) Scholarship Sponsr
About the Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities:

The Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities is responsible for the design and implementation of the Australian Government’s infrastructure, transport and regional development policies and programs. Our purposes are to:

  • Support economic growth through transport
  • Make travel safer
  • Increase transport access
  • Keep transport secure
  • Support regional development and local communities
  • Provide good governance in the territories

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  Dinner Sponsor & Conference Award Sponsor:
About Transurban:

We manage and develop urban toll road networks in Australia and the United States of America.  We are a Top 20 company on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and have been in business since 1996.

At the heart of our business strategy is the desire to be a partner of choice for our government clients and an organisation that meets the needs of our customers. To do this, we aim to provide effective transportation solutions to support the growth and wellbeing of our cities.

We do this through the ongoing management of our existing road networks, our active involvement in the transport policy debate, and by applying our unique skills to the infrastructure challenges in our markets.

We have 13 roads in our Australian portfolio. In the US, we have two roads in the state of Virginia, both in the Washington DC area.

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Conference App Sponsor:
              Austroads founding partner logo About Austroads:  

Austroads is the association of Australasian road transport and traffic agencies. Austroads’ purpose is to improve Australian and New Zealand transport outcomes by:

  • providing expert technical input to national road and transport policy development
  • improving the practices and capability of road agencies
  • promoting operational consistency by road agencies.

Austroads members are collectively responsible for the management of over 900,000 kilometres of roads valued at more than $200 billion representing the single largest community asset in Australia and New Zealand. Each year in excess of $18 billion is spent on roads across Australia and New Zealand.

(www.austroads.com.au)

 Early Career Professionals Event Sponsor
About the ACT Government:

The ACT Government is a proud supporter of this year’s Australasian Road Safety Conference.  In its fourth year, the ARSC provides opportunities for capacity building by improving collaboration and building the knowledge of road safety practitioners across Australia and New Zealand. The Australia and New Zealand road safety community is passionate and determined to make a difference, and investing in the development of this community will lead to improved road safety outcomes.

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  3M-ACRS Award sponsor:
About 3M:

3M is fundamentally a science-based company. We produce thousands of imaginative products, and we’re a leader in scores of markets – from health care and highway safety to office products and abrasives and adhesives. Our success begins with our ability to apply our technologies – often in combination – to an endless array of real-world customer needs. Of course, all of this is made possible by the people of 3M and their singular commitment to make life easier and better for people around the world.

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  Silver Sponsor:
About SIRA:

The NSW State Insurance Regulatory Authority (SIRA) is responsible for regulating workers compensation, motor accidents compulsory third party (CTP) and home building compensation insurance schemes in NSW.

 As a regulator, SIRA’s purpose is to ensure that the compulsory insurance and support systems in NSW are easy to deal with and deliver protection, recovery and restoration entitlements with good outcomes at an affordable price.

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  Lanyard & Namebadge Sponsor:
About MUARC:

The Monash University Accident Research Centre (MUARC) is a world leader in injury prevention research and training. Our research has led directly to real-world solutions for making Australians safer: on the roads, in the workplace, and in homes and communities.

MUARC’s long standing partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO) as a Collaborating Centre, supports initiatives towards the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals relating to violence and injury prevention, in the Western Pacific Region and beyond.

We are committed to the excellence of our research and training, the independence of our recommendations and the engagement we have with the communities we serve, locally and globally.

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  Coffee Cart Sponsor:
About NRMA:

The NRMA represents over 2.6 million Australians in NSW and the ACT, making it one of the largest tourism and transport companies in Australia. We provide motoring, transport and tourism services to our Members and the community.

We’ve been focused on better transport infrastructure since the beginning, when our founders lobbied for improvements to Sydney’s Parramatta Road back in 1920. Independent advocacy is the foundation activity of our organisation, and remains critical to who we are as we approach our first centenary.

  Exhibitors:
About SydneyDPS:

We offer a full design and print service, from concept to completion making sure that you are kept informed each step of the way.

When it comes to marketing your company, event or image, promotional products and branded clothing are excellent tools for creating a lasting impression.

In collaboration with suppliers offshore we are able to remain competitive in an ever-demanding environment.

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About MetroCount:

We’re committed to producing the best technology for monitoring the movement of vehicles, bikes and people.

From robust hardware to the all-powerful traffic analysis software, our products exceed expectations.

We take pride in offering tailored solutions and exceptional support to clients across the world. Our in-house data specialists will help you accomplish your traffic analysis goals.

We’ll assist you with selecting the right monitoring system and the optimal site location. We’ll make sure your counter is properly installed for counting cars, bikes or pedestrians with the highest accuracy.

We make sure that our clients are happy, satisfied and data savvy. With offices across the world, we’re ready to assist you 24/7.

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About CARRS-Q:

CARRS-Q is one of the leading centres in the world dedicated to research, education and outreach activities in road safety and injury prevention, and is a vital player in the international pursuit of reducing road fatalities and injuries.

  • Multidisciplinary team with expertise in computer science, civil engineering, psychology, sociology, mathematics, statistics
  • Strong background in regulation and enforcement, impaired driving, work-related safety, vulnerable road user safety and evaluation of road safety public education programs
  • Design and analysis of ITS technology to improve driver safety
  • Transdisciplinary research with national & international research institutes, government & industry
  • Offers Masters and PhD education programs

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  About Forum8:

Forum8 (www.forum8.com) is an international company providing 3D virtual reality software and driving simulators that are used in human factors research and clinical rehabilitation, as well as in engineering studies, emergency simulation, urban planning and driver training and assessment.

Road safety researchers in every state of Australia are using our software and simulators due to their flexibility and ease-of-use. The real-time software includes research tools such as scenario/event generation, logging and video recording.

Our driving simulators range from gaming-type desk-top units to complex 8DOF motion platform-based systems. Bicycle and walking simulators are also available. Virtual Reality headsets from Oculus and HTC Vive are also supported.

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About Pathtech:

At Pathtech we supply, support and service a global range of high quality science and forensic products and equipment and drug and alcohol detection devices.

For 30 years we have operated as an innovative, ethical and successful distributor within the Australian scientific, forensic and business communities. We are partners with leading manufacturers around the world and our range includes over 4,000 high-quality products. This globally comprehensive product list combined with exceptional customer service, provides cutting-edge solutions tailored to help meet our customers’ needs.

With a sales team in all major Australian markets, we are committed to ensuring our clients get the most from our products. Our expert staff work with you to gain a complete understanding of your business needs. Where relevant, we can provide product training and ongoing guidance to ensure your investment performs to its full capacity.

Our core departments include Science, Forensics and Drug and Alcohol Detection. We also operate the Pathtech Service Laboratory, where our clients can access skilled technicians who provide product service and support for all Pathtech products and many competitor brands.

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About Drager:Dräger is a leading international company in the fields of medical and safety technology. Founded in Lübeck in 1889, Dräger has grown into a worldwide, listed enterprise in its fifth generation as a family-run business. Our long-term success is predicated on a value-oriented corporate culture with four central strengths: close collaboration with our customers, the expertise of our employees, continuous innovation and outstanding quality.

“Technology for Life” is our guiding principle. Wherever they are deployed – in clinical settings, industry, mining or emergency services – Dräger products protect, support and save lives.

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About CASR at the University of Adelaide:

The Centre for Automotive Safety Research at the University of Adelaide, is internationally recognised as a leading research organisation in its field.

The Centre conducts high quality independent research that enables rational decision making, leading to a reduction in the human and economic losses from road crashes.

The Centre is focused on:

  • Conducting multidisciplinary research to understand how road crashes and the resulting injuries are caused
  • Proposing and evaluating ways to prevent crashes and injuries
  • Providing independent professional advice on road safety matters to government and non-government organisations in Australia and overseas

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About Vitronic:

VITRONIC is a medium-sized, owner-managed group of companies comprising VITRONIC GmbH with its headquarters in Wiesbaden and several international subsidiaries. Since its establishment in 1984, the group has grown on the strength of its own resources. Today, we are represented on four continents and are a world leader in industrial machine vision. In 2016, the VITRONIC Group generated total revenue of more than 148 million euros.

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About Roads & Maritime Services:

Roads and Maritime Services is a NSW Government agency delivering safe and efficient journeys throughout NSW, managing the operations and programs of roads and waterways.

Over the next five years, our focus will be to deliver the missing links on Sydney’s motorways, improve and optimise the network of state roads, identify and develop new roads to improve connections throughout the state and continue to achieve the outcomes for the environment and the community.

To support this, Easing Sydney’s Congestion Program Office is delivering Clearways, Smart Motorways, Pinch Points and Bus Priority Programs to reduce congestion and improve safety.

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  About Brick n Pave:

Brick N Pave have been industry leaders in the field of commercial coating systems, including colour and textured pavements, in Australia for over 15 years; utilising internationally recognised StreetPrint and StreetBond coating systems as our product of choice.

Installing on average over 65,000m2 of pavement coatings annually makes Brick N Pave Australia’s largest coloured surfacing company.

Key personnel have been sourced and trained to form the backbone of our workforce, allowing Brick N Pave to sustain our high quality standards in skilled workmanship and professionalism, and to uphold our unwavering dedication and commitment to client satisfaction as our priority goal.

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About DriveSafe DriveAware:

DriveSafe DriveAware is an objective, evidence-based measure of cognitive fitness to drive designed for use by health professionals. Administered in 15 minutes via iPad, the screening tool measures a driver’s awareness of the driving environment and his/her own abilities related to driving. The app can be used with any person whose ability to manage the cognitive aspects of driving may be impaired by a medical condition, injury, or the ageing process.

DriveSafe DriveAware has excellent sensitivity and specificity and accurately predicts which patients require an on-road assessment, and those most likely to pass or fail such an assessment. This information allows doctors and other health and rehabilitation professionals to make objective decisions when advising their patients regarding driving.

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  About Ubicar:

The UbiCar app tracks your driving (think braking, cornering, speeding, phone distraction and how much you drive) and uses that information to determine your driving style. Safe driving is rewarded through gamification. User can view leaderboards, enter competitions and earn UbiCoins. UbiCar aims to introduce Usage Based Insurance into the Australian market and offer fairer pricing based on how you drive.

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About Smart Start Interlocks:

Ajen Monitoring Systems Pty Ltd are the exclusive Distributors for Smart Start Inc’s Alcohol Interlock products in Australia. As a franchisee of Smart Start Inc we are proud to provide both the SSI 20/20 and the new SSI 20/30, both products meet stringent Australian Standards and worldwide standards including NHTSA and European CENELEC.
We continue to develop opportunities for the use of in home Alcohol Monitoring products including Smart Starts In-Hom and the latest SMART Mobile device offering a superior method of monitoring participants that are subject to conditions of parole that require abstinence from Alcohol. We have expanded to now include a range of personal breath testers to assist workplaces and individuals detect the misuse of illegal substances.

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About National Transport Commission:

The NTC is an independent statutory body that develops nationally consistent reforms to improve Australia’s land transport laws and regulations for the purpose of enhancing safety, productivity and environmental outcomes. The NTC’s Work Program for 2018/19 contains various major policy and legislative reforms, including the ongoing development of an end-to-end regulatory framework for the safe, commercial deployment of automated vehicles; the review of the heavy vehicle national law; and the development of more technology-neutral road rules for driver distraction.

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Workplace Safety Award Sponsor:
About the National Road Safety Partnership Program (NRSPP/ARRB):

The National Road Safety Partnership Program (NRSPP) offers a collaborative network to support Australian businesses in developing a positive road safety culture. It’s about saving lives without the red tape.

Partners within the NRSPP recognise road safety not as a competitive advantage but as a sharedadvantage. Collaboration will not only increase productivity but save lives.

On this website, you will find the tools, evidence, networks and support that will empower you in not only improving road safety in your workplace, but outside of your workplace too.

From senior management to workers, a positive road safety culture is everyone’s responsibility.

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Supporters:
                 
UNSW TARS
About TARS at the University of New South Wales:  

Transport and Road Safety (TARS) Research is an independent world-class research group at UNSW Australia dedicated to conducting cutting-edge research underpinned by strong comprehensive scientific evidence, on issues relating to transport and road safety. We are the only research group in NSW dedicated to road and transport safety research. Our researchers have strong backgrounds in translational research, with many involved in the development of policy and practice as a result of their research.

TARS Research is structured around the essential disciplines needed for an effective transport and road safety research centre: safety policy and systems, psychology, human factors, engineering and crashworthiness, information technology systems, biomechanics, biostatistics, epidemiology, and social sciences. We bring together a multi-disciplinary team of nationally and internationally experienced researchers with excellent track records in road and transport safety research. We take a safe system-based approach to road and transport safety issues, acknowledging that safety in transport settings has a broad scope including public safety, work-related safety, and economic and social influences.

(www.tars.unsw.edu.au)

About Highway Engineering Australia (HEA) Magazine:

Highway Engineering Australia (HEA) magazine has been delivering high quality, informative and relevant content covering all apsects of road and transport infrastructure planning, construction, management and maintenance from across Australia and around the world since 1968.

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About Roads & Civil Works Magazine:

Roads & Infrastructure Australia is the country’s leading specialist road management, construction and infrastructure magazine.

The magazine is distributed to over 5500 key decision makers in the $100 billion + roads and infrastructure industry, as a central tool used in making purchasing decisions.

Roads & Infrastructure Australia magazine is a leading resource within the Roads, Infrastructure and Civil Engineering professions in local and state government sectors, as well as consultants and contractors within the private sector. These industry professionals play a key role in many areas, including road construction, road safety, asset management, water and stormwater, parks and gardens.

The magazine is also read by Civil Engineers and Infrastructure Specialists across Australia, who are involved in decisions about plant hire, workplace safety, streetscapes, lighting, road maintenance and wastewater.

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About Safety:

Safety (ISSN 2313-576X) is a cross-disciplinary, scholarly, open access journal of industrial and human health safety. It publishes reviews, regular research papers, communications and short notes. Case reports are also welcome.

Our aim is to encourage:

  • scientists, engineers, researchers, and practitioners to publish their experimental, and theoretical, and applied research relating to public and industrial science and technology, in order to promote improve human health and safety;
  • presentation of scientifically based evaluations of injury prevention and health related countermeasures and their design and implementation;
  • publication of evidence based effective policy making in safety and their implementation strategy and evaluation;
  • research papers in injury prevention and human health related to security, violence and emergency response

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About Safe System Solutions Pty Ltd:

Safe System Solutions Pty Ltd is a road safety consultancy with offices in Victoria and NSW. We specialise in assisting all levels of government with:

  • Safe System Assessments
  • Road Safety Audits
  • Development and design of road safety projects
  • Research and road safety evaluations
  • Development and evaluation of strategy, policy and standards
  • Road safety change management
  • Motorcycle and other vulnerable road user safety
  • Project Management
  • Training and facilitation

For more details contact Dr Tana Tan in NSW (0413 607 584) or Kenn Beer in Victoria (0401 345 461).

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  Lucky Door Prize – Sponsors
  Founding Partners:
              Austroads founding partner logo About Austroads:  

Austroads is the association of Australasian road transport and traffic agencies. Austroads’ purpose is to improve Australian and New Zealand transport outcomes by:

  • providing expert technical input to national road and transport policy development
  • improving the practices and capability of road agencies
  • promoting operational consistency by road agencies.

Austroads members are collectively responsible for the management of over 900,000 kilometres of roads valued at more than $200 billion representing the single largest community asset in Australia and New Zealand. Each year in excess of $18 billion is spent on roads across Australia and New Zealand.

(www.austroads.com.au)

               ACRS logo white border About ACRS:  

The Australasian College of Road Safety (ACRS) is the region’s peak membership association for road safety professionals, advocates, and members of the public who are focused on saving lives and serious injuries on our roads.The College provides a rich, collaborative environment promoting communication, networking, professionalism & advocacy across all spheres of road safety – including policy, advocacy, research, policing, education, application & dissemination.ACRS membership includes experts from across all areas of road safety: policy makers, academics, community organisations, enforcement agencies, emergency responders, researchers, federal, state and local government agencies, private companies and members of the public – to name just a few.We warmly invite all those interested in saving lives and serious injuries on our roads to be a part of our organisation.

(www.acrs.org.au)