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Monday, November 8 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
Forgiving Roads: From Concept to Results

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One of the key road safety concerns for Low Income Countries is related to motorcycle safety and non-motorized traffic. While pedestrians remain frequently neglected in road projects, motorcycle use has seen a huge increase in recent years, leading to many deaths and serious injuries. What are the key factors determining these appalling safety records? What role does road design play in preventing injuries to vulnerable road users? 

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Dr. Daniel Albuquerque

Assistant Professor, UAEU College of Engineering
Dr. Albuquerque is currently working as an Assistant Professor of Transportation Engineering at UAEU. He earned his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Nebraska, USA. Dr. Albuquerque is an International Road Federation Scholar and brings over 15 years of experience in Transportation... Read More →

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Dr. Arif Mehmood

ITC, Abu Dhabi
Dr. Mehmood has more than 20 years of experience in strategic planning and policies.  He specializes in developing strategic planning tools that assist in designing effective and robust strategies to offer sustainable solutions for complex problems. He has played a key role in helping... Read More →
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John Griffith

Vice President, ETI USA, Inc.
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Ali Osman Atahan

Professor, Istanbul Technical University
Prof. Atahan is an expert of Traffic Safety and development and analysis of roadside safety hardware. He has been working in this area for the past 25 years. He is working at Istanbul Technical University as a professor. He has published more than 50 papers on various traffic safety... Read More →
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Michael Dreznes

Former Executive Vice President, International Road Federation
Michael Dreznes retired December 31, 2020 as Executive Vice- President of the International Road Federation (IRF), a position he assumed in February 2012. Dreznes spent 35 years working to make roads safe around the world. He started his career at Energy Absorption Systems, Inc. where... Read More →


Monday November 8, 2021 11:00am - 12:30pm GMT+04