Program

  • Tuesday
  • 22 October
  • 10:00
    Study tour to Michigan Stadium, “The Big House“ (pre-registration required)

    10:00
    Pre-conference workshop: A Systems Approach to the Management of Driver Distraction, hosted by Dr Matin Nabavi Niaki, Road Safety & Design Project Manager, Austroads and Emeritus Professor Michael Regan, Research Centre for Integrated Transport Innovation (rCITI), School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of NSW Sydney, Australia (pre-registration required)

  • 11:30
    Registration opens and networking lunch included for the participants
  • 13:00
    Welcome address by the conference co-chairs
  • 13:15
    Panel Presentation: Supporting Driver Attention Holistically: Perspectives from the AHEAD Consortium, hosted by Bryan Reimer Bryan Reimer, Ph.D. Research Scientist, MIT AgeLab
  • 14:30
    Short break
  • 14:40
    Sessions 1. Countermeasures and 2. Driver Characteristics
  • 16:20
    Coffee break with sandwich
  • 16:40
    Sessions 3. Automation and 4. Methods and models
  • 18:00
    Welcome reception at Michigan Union Courtyard, located at the conference venue (pre-registration required)
  • 15:45
    Session 7. Driver Monitoring and 8. Impairment

  • 17:15
    End of day two
  • 17:30
    Departure for technical visit M-City (pre-registration required)
  • 19:00
    Conference dinner at Apse, University of Michigan Museum of Art (pre-registration required)
  • Wednesday
  • 23 October
  • 08:30
    Coffee and networking opportunities
  • 08:45
    Welcome address and summary of first day
  • 09:00
    Panel Session: Overcoming the Distraction Challenge through a Multidimensional Approach, hosted by Dr. C. Y. David Yang, President and the Executive Director of the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety
  • 10:15
    Networking opportunities with coffee and refreshments
  • 10:45
    Sessions 5. Driver engagement with technologies and 6. Driver behavior
  • 12:30
    Networking lunch
  • 13:30
    Keynote address by Prof. Natasha Merat, University of Leeds: Cognitive load during driving: how do we measure it, and is it protective or disruptive?
  • 14:30
    Poster session briefing
  • 15:00
    Poster session with coffee/refreshment and something sweet
  • 15:45
    Session 7. Driver Monitoring and 8. Impairment

  • 17:15
    End of day two
  • 17:30
    Departure for technical visit M-City (pre-registration required)
  • 19:00
    Conference dinner at Apse, University of Michigan Museum of Art (pre-registration required)
  • Thursday
  • 24 October
  • 08:15
    Coffee and networking opportunities
  • 08:30
    Welcome address and summary of the second day
  • 08:45
    Keynote address by Prof. John Lee, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, title tbc
  • 09:45
    Coffee and refreshments
  • 10:15
    Session 9. Automation and 10. Driver monitoring
  • 11:45
    Closing remarks by co-chairs of the conference
  • 12:15
    Lunch
  • 13:00
    End of conference

  • 15:00
    Study tour to Michigan Stadium, “The Big House“ (pre-registration required)
  • 15:45
    Session 7. Driver Monitoring and 8. Impairment

  • 17:15
    End of day two
  • 17:30
    Departure for technical visit M-City (pre-registration required)
  • 19:00
    Conference dinner at Apse, University of Michigan Museum of Art (pre-registration required)

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