The conference committee is currently planning the programme and hopes to be in a position to publish an outline agenda by early November 2018. Confirmed speakers to date are detailed below.
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.
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.
Ask the expert
A panel discussion with questions from the floor.
Confirmed speakers and presentations (23.11.18)
David G Davies PhD FCIHT
Presentation: Young PTW riders – a serious safety problem
Chief Constable Nick Adderley
Northamptonshire Police & National Police Chiefs' Council
Presentation: Highways England – Riding for Better Business
Liz Brooker MBE
Road Safety & Sustainable Transport Manager, Lewisham Council
Presentation: Pre-CBT training in Lewisham
Inspector Tony Mannakee & Gareth Tuffery
Met Police & Road Safety GB
Presentation: Scooter to Commuter
Research Fellow, Coventry University
Presentation: DIY evaluating the effectiveness of interventions
Team Leader, Safety & Travel Planning, Brent Council
Presentation: 2 Wheels London
Tanya Fosdick & Lorraine Willis
Presentation: Using the Double Diamond to Discover, Define, Develop and Deliver a young rider intervention
Road Safety Officer, Staffordshire County Council
Presentation: Young Riders – Forgotten or Ignored?
Influencer Manager, Fluential
Presentation: Influencers - and how they can help deliver road safety messages to young people
British Superbike School
Presentation: 'TWANG' TM (Twist and Go) - safety training initiative for young riders for Safer Roads South Yorkshire
Dr Cris Burgess
Senior Lecturer in Psychology, University of Exeter
Presentation: Why do motorcyclists crash (and how can we stop them)?
Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service
Presentation: '90 Second Life Savers'
RTC Reduction Manager , Essex County Fire & Rescue Service
Presentation: ‘Street Spirit’ Campaign - Engaging with Young Riders
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.