Joining the Dots 2019 Conference
The Road Safety GB Joining The Dots 2019 conference took place at Woburn House Conference Centre, London, in March 2019. The 2019 conference covered a breadth of industry hot topics such as Data Science and Behaviour Change and showcase projects and initiatives from leading national and international authorities and experts in their field.
Katherine Williamson, Head of Analysis, DfT
Our keynote speaker was Katherine Williamson, head of analysis at the Department for Transport. Her presentation showed the way forward for road safety data and analysis with a greater emphasis in the future on matching collision data to other information sources.
Speakers and Contibutors
Road Safety BG
She is responsible for delivering the council's road safety campaigns and initiatives, encouraging smarter travel choices and the school travel plan programme.
Liz Brooker on LinkedIn
Currently he is Research Director and head of the Knowledge Centre of Vias institute, managing a team of some 25 researchers in the areas of road safety, mobility and security.
Wouter Van den Berghe on LinkedIn
Department for Transport
Her role brings together a remit to enhance the evidence base around road safety and use technology to reduce the burden on the police while increasing the quality of the information collected.
Nicola has over 20 years experience of devising and delivering change programmes. She has extensive background in strategy, communications and engagement and is the founder of So-Mo.
Nicola Wass on SoMo website
Advising on the incorporation of appropriate behaviour change models and behaviour change techniques in intervention design she has been involved in a number of high profile projects including E-Valu-It; research into rural young drivers and adult pedestrians; and evaluation of a variety of local and national road safety schemes, including multiple young driver campaigns, a longitudinal study of national BikeSafe, and a large scale evaluation of IAM Roadsmart.
He manages the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Transport Safety and advises MPs and Peers of all parties. He plays the role of critical friend to civil servants and ministers.
David Davies on LinkedIn
Road Safety Analysis
Richard Owen on Road Safety Analysis website >
He has over 20-years’ experience in transport planning and engineering developing and delivering complex and challenging projects/programmes.
Bruce Walton on Road Safety Analysis website >
Prior to working at the Foundation, he was a post-doctoral fellow at the Technical University of Munich. He is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and a Member of the Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation.
Department for Transport
Delphine Robineau on LinkedIn
In 2016 she was awarded the ESRC Outstanding Impact in Public Policy Prize and the first annual Westminster University Prize for Research Excellence. One research project (Near Miss Project) was awarded Cycling Initiative of the Year 2015 by Total Women’s Cycling, while another (the Propensity to Cycle Tool) was in 2019 awarded the Transtech Open Data Award.
Rachel Aldred on RachelAldred.org
Working on the project "Reducing Cycling Injuries while Cycling Grows " using novel case‐crossover methods to compare route environment characteristics of sites where cyclists were injured with ‘control’ sites on their routes prior to injury.
Georgios Kapousizis on LinkedIn
Richard Fernandes on LinkedIn
Road Safety GB
Jeremy Phillips on Road Safety GB website >