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Call for Proposals


Call for Proposals
Safer Roads International Conference
May 12-14, 2020 • Richmond Convention Center, Richmond, VA
Submission Deadline: October 31, 2019

The Safer Roads International Conference is a triennial event for roadway safety professionals and transportation officials from around the globe. The conference brings together business leaders, government officials, corporate roadway department personnel, and other in the roadway safety, with a focus on working better together.

Every three years, our international community gathers to learn, network, and discover the latest industry best practices to improve roadway safety. This global conference is designed to facilitate communications and the sharing of ideas to stimulate creative problem solving.

We ask you to contribute to the Safer Roads 2020 International Conference by submitting an educational session or poster session proposal that reflects the best thinking in the field, informed by theory and research, and proven best practices. We are pleased to receive proposals that explore the many important ways to improve roadway safety from a strategic and operational perspective, as well as through a tactical approach.

We welcome proposals that:

  • Address the importance of roadway safety from a strategic perspective
  • Explore the role of technological innovations in the industry
  • Speak to new regulations and real-time issues
  • Provide a preview of industry trends to prepare for

Presenter Responsibilities:

All accepted presenters must agree to the following rules and responsibilities:
  • Must meet all posted dates/deadlines and submit all required items (bio, photo, etc.)
  • Must register for the conference*
  • Must cover own travel expenses (travel, lodging, incidentals, etc.)
  • Must meet all conference related due dates and deadlines
  • Must accept the Safer Roads Speaker Agreement

*Speaker registration is offered at a significantly reduced rate.

Submission Process:

  • The Call for Proposals opens October 24, 2018.
  • All proposals are due October 31, 2019 at 11:59pm EST and must be completed in the online submission system.
  • You will receive an automatic confirmation of your submission for your records.
  • All proposals will be reviewed by a technical review committee who will rate and recommend final selections. Proposals will be selected based on relevance and importance to the continued practice of roadway safety.
  • You will be notified no later than November 31, 2019 on the status of your proposal.

Get Started
We encourage you to collect your thoughts in advance of going to the online form. Please download the Call for Proposals document in Word so you can save your work first.
To begin the submission process, please select the Start button below.
If you have questions about the proposal process, please do not hesitate to contact saferroads2020@atssa.com.


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