International Road Safety Conference 2019

About the conference

The International Road Safety Conference (3 to 4 September 2019) will bring together ministers, road safety experts and private sector representatives from across the globe. The 2-day event will focus on collaborative learning, with topics to be discussed including Vision Zero, the safe systems approach, and technology and innovation.

Dates and locations

Day 1: 3 September 2019

Lancaster House
Stable Yard
London
SW1A 1BB

Day 2: 4 September 2019

Millbrook test track
Millbrook
Bedford
MK45 2JQ

Day 1: Ministerial Summit

The Ministerial Summit will involve keynote speeches from road safety experts. It will be an opportunity for discussion and sharing of best practice in the areas of common challenge which we face when tackling road safety globally. The overall theme is technology and innovation in road safety and how we can support each other in improving road safety.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Vision Zero
  • the safe systems approach
  • the Commonwealth Road Safety Initiative
  • the next decade of UN road safety action

Day 2: CENEX Low Carbon Vehicle Event and Connected and Autonomous Vehicle Event

This showcase will focus on technology and road safety in a collaboration between Department for Transport, the UK’s Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles and the Department for International Development.

The day will involve presentations and breakout sessions with demonstrations and discussions of how new and innovative technology can improve road safety.