Event

8th Road Safety and Simulation International Conference 2021 (RSS)

Event date: 
22 Sep 2021

The 8th Road Safety and Simulation International Conference 2021 (RSS) will take place on 22-24 September 2021 in Athens, Greece, hosted by the National Technical University of Athens Road Safety Observatory (NRSO) in cooperation with the Hellenic Institute of Transportation Engineers (HITE).

The Road Safety and Simulation International Conference is a biannual platform for researchers and professionals of different research backgrounds and expertise where to share individual experience and state-of-the-art research in the area of road safety and simulation.

The Conference’s theme this year will be: 'Road Safety and Digitalization' aiming to capture all recent trends in road safety emerging technologies, surrogate measures, augmented and virtual reality, big data, modeling and simulation, which are expected to boost global road safety in the coming years. Road safety experts and scientists from all over the world will join forces for a widely open discussion on both traditional and innovative solutions with high potential for traffic safety improvement.

SWOV contributions

SWOV will contribute to the conference:

  • De Zwart: Forecasting the Effect of Connected and Automated Transport Systems on Road Safety
  • Weijermars and Mons: A Statistics and Reaction Time based Framework for Impact Prediction of Automated Vehicles on Road Safety of Vulnerable Road Users
  •  Weijermar: Safety Impacts of Green Light Optimal Speed Advisory (GLOSA) System and Guidelines for Implementation