The conference committee is in the early stages of planning the programme and hopes to be in a position to publish an outline agenda by mid/late September 2019.
For those wishing to make travel arrangements, the conference will commence at 9.30am (delegate registration from 8.45am) and will conclude no later than 4.00pm.
The programme is likely to comprise the following sessions (subject to final confirmation):
The big picture
A series of presentations from major stakeholders outlining the barriers and solutions to help deliver collisions and casualties involving young riders. DVSA and Highways England have already agreed to contribute to the session.
An academic perspective
A series of presentations to help practitioners get ‘inside the mind’ of young riders. Tanya Fosdick (Agilysis) and Dr Cris Burgess (Exeter University) have already agreed to contribute to the session.
The private sector
Presentations from bike and equipment manufacturers detailing the latest thinking with regard to improving safety performance of machines, clothing and other equipment
Education, training & publicity
A series of presentations covering programmes and interventions designed to upskill and improve the safety of young riders. Kevin Wilcox (Staffordshire CC), Debbie Huckle (London Road Safety Council & 2Wheels London) and Liz Brooker MBE (Lewisham Council) have already agreed to contribute to the session.
Ask the expert
A panel discussion with questions from the floor
For more information about the agenda, or to express interest in speaking at the conference, please contact Nick Rawlings by email or on 01379 650112.