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ARSC2015 - Call for Abstracts - NOW OPEN!

Join us to share your knowledge & expedite road trauma reductions!
With over 400 attendees expected to participate, including the presentation of up to 200 papers, the inaugural 2015 Australasian Road Safety Conference is the largest dedicated road safety conference in the Asia-Pacific region - an ideal venue for all those working to reduce road trauma to present research and program results to a broad Australasian and international audience of road safety professionals and advocates. 

The ARSC2015 conference is the result of a successful merger of Australasia’s two premier road safety conferences: the Australasian College of Road Safety Conference, and the Australasian Road Safety Research, Policing and Education Conference.


With a theme of “Taking Action Together”, the Conference will be a multi-disciplinary event featuring representatives from all facets of road and transport safety including research, teaching, practice and policy.
ARSC2015 Abstract Submissions are NOW OPEN!

The Australasian College of Road Safety, Austroads & CARRS-Q are pleased to invite abstract submissions for oral presentations, poster presentations, and symposium proposals, under the following streams:
  • Fatal Five (Speeding, Inattention, Seatbelts, Fatigue, Drink and Drug Driving)
  • Vulnerable Road Users (e.g. Pedestrians, Cyclists)
  • Road Infrastructure, Design and Asset Management
  • Road Safety Education
  • Young/Older Drivers
  • Impaired Driving (e.g. Alcohol, Other Drugs and Fatigue)
  • Vehicle Safety
  • Data / Research Methods
  • Enforcement and Regulation
  • Community Programs/Groups
  • Technology
  • Vehicle Designs and Standards
  • Work Related Driving
  • Road Safety Advertising and Communications
  • Road Safety Management and Strategy
  • Post-Crash Care and Rehabilitation
  • Road Safety in a Global Perspective
  • Other
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  • Abstract submission opens 20 February 2015
  • Abstract submission closes: 30 April 2015
  • Authors advised: 1 June 2015
  • Deadline for speaker registration: 6 July 2015
  • Deadline for peer-reviewed research papers: 6 July 2015
  • Deadline for non-peer reviewed papers: 10 August 2015

Presentations may be made in one of the following modes:
  • Oral paper presentation – 15min plus 5min for questions
  • Poster presentation – including dedicated poster viewing session with author on-site
  • Symposium Proposal - you are invited to submit a symposium proposal covering the topic and presentations to be included, including proposed speakers. Symposium sessions will run for 90 minutes, and it is suggested you include 3-4 speakers in a symposium. These sessions will be included as part of the main conference program, and will be finalised by the conference program committee.  Upon submitting an abstract, you will also be asked whether you would like your submission to be considered for presentation in a relevant symposium.
  • Interactive Roundtable Presentation - A new aspect of the conference program, these sessions will enable authors to present a shorter presentation to a small group of delegates and engage in a more collegial and collaborative environment.  Upon submitting an abstract, you will also be asked whether you would like your submission to be considered for presentation in a relevant interactive roundtable session.

For abstract submission instructions and guidelines, and to submit your abstract for consideration the relevant links are as follows:

The conference is expected to attract over 400 delegates including researchers, practitioners and students working in the behavioural sciences, education and training, emergency services, engineering and technology, health and rehabilitation, justice and law enforcement, local state and federal governments, traffic management and vehicle safety industries.

All delegates will each have an opportunity to share knowledge and ideas and to form fruitful networks and new partnerships.
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For maximum brand positioning, exposure and interactive networking opportunities, we are delighted to offer numerous sponsorship, exhibition and advertising opportunities to ensure organisations can showcase their expertise and commitment to road trauma reductions at this premier Australasian event.

This event is expected to attract over 400 delegates and will be attended by a highly sought after audience of industry specialists and key stakeholders.

A diverse and comprehensive road safety exhibition will run concurrently with the conference. The exhibition will provide delegates and exhibitors with excellent opportunities to network in a favourable environment that provides a central and energized meeting place for all participants.

A number of opportunities exist for interested organisations to sponsor the inaugural Australasian Road Safety Conference.

To find out more please contact:

Jude Williams
ARSC2015 Sponsorship & Exhibition Manager

Centre for Accident Research and Road Safety – Queensland

Conference Abstract Submissions:
Australasian College of Road Safety
Phone: 02 6290 2509
Conference Managers:
QUT Conferences
Phone: 07 3138 9358

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