Call for Proposals and Abstracts

Call for Proposals and Abstracts

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Call for Proposals and Abstracts
Safer Roads International Conference
May 16-18, 2023 • Richmond Convention Center, Richmond, VA
Early Bird and International Submission Deadline: May 27, 2022
Final Submission Deadline: October 21, 2022

The Safer Roads 2023 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 others in the roadway safety industry, 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 2023 International Conference by submitting a workshop proposal or paper abstract that reflects the best thinking in the field, informed by theory and research, and proven best practices. We are pleased to receive proposals and abstracts 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 and abstracts 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 for which to prepare

Speaker Responsibilities:

All accepted speakers must agree to the following rules and responsibilities:
  • Meet all posted dates/deadlines and submit all required items (bio, photo, etc.)
  • Register for the Conference*
  • Cover own travel expenses (travel, lodging, incidentals, etc.)
  • Meet Conference-related due dates and deadlines
  • Accept the ATSSA's Speaker Agreement

*Speaker registration is offered at a significantly reduced rate.

Submission Process:

  • May 27, 2021: Call for Proposals and Abstracts opens.
  • May 27, 2022: Deadline for early bird and international abstracts.  Abstracts must be submitted via the online submission system.
    • You will receive an automatic confirmation of your submission for your records.
    • All abstracts will go through a two-stage peer review process and will be selected based on relevance and importance to the continued practice of roadway safety.
  • July 22, 2022: Early bird and international abstract accept/decline notifications sent.
  • October 21, 2022: Call for Proposals and Abstracts closes. ALL conference proposals and ALL final abstracts are due by 11:59pm ET and must be submitted via the online submission system.
    • You will receive an automatic confirmation of your submission for your records.
    • All abstracts will go through a two-stage peer review process and proposals will be reviewed by a technical review committee who will rate and recommend final selections. Proposals and abstracts will be selected based on relevance and importance to the continued practice of roadway safety.
  • November 30, 2022: Final accept/decline notifications sent.
 

Get Started
We encourage you to collect your thoughts in advance of going to the online form. A sample submission form is available for reference. When you are ready to begin the submission process, please select the Start button below.
 
Questions?
If you have questions about the proposal and abstract process, please do not hesitate to contact saferroads@atssa.com.





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