The scientific committee selected some 70 submissions for oral presentations in symposia on the main topics of the congress and many others for poster presentation. Together with the invited speeches by key researchers in the field this promises a very attractive program for the congress.

Preliminary program

On Monday 27 April there are special symposia on young drivers, on-road tests of fitness to drive (PORTARE group) and crash and injury studies (among others) Plenary speakers are Leonard Evans (Michigan, USA), Zhengguo Wang (Chongqing, P.R. China), Ralf Risser (Vienna, Austria) and Daniel Cox (Virginia, USA).

On Tuesday 28 April the focus is on older traffic participants, car drivers and bicyclists. in various symposia state-of-the-art presentations are given on older driver assessment and rehabilitation. Plenary speakers are Brian Ott (Rhode Island, USA), Sherrilene Classen (Florida, USA) and Gunnar Jenssen (Trondheim Norway).

On Wednesday 29 April there are special symposia on driving simulators in traffic medicine, sleep and medicinal drugs, and crash and injury studies (among others). Plenary speakers are Han de Gier (Groningen, Netherlands) and Don Fisher (Massachusetts, USA)

The program book for the congress, also containing the abstract and author address information, is in print now and will be supplied at the congress.

If you click here, you get the most recent program version (5 April 2009) as extracted from the program book