ERF RoadSide Safety Design Conference

ERF RoadSide Safety Design Conference

  • October 29, 2019
  • M.A.I., Rue Washington 40, 1050 Brussels

In cooperation with the Transport Research Board (TRB), the ERF is pleased to announce the 2019 edition of the Roadside Safety Conference on International Research Activities.

Following up on previous successes, the ERF is announcing a Call for Abstracts for the next European meeting which will take place on Tuesday 29th October 2019 in Brussels.

The one-day meeting will be a unique opportunity for road safety experts around the globe to gather and exchange information concerning the latest trends and developments in the area of passive safety and road safety design.

For other queries, contact ERF Secretariat

NB: Please note that there will be a registration fee of €50.

Call for Abstracts

Abstract Guidelines

Maximum 2 pages

Technical relevance and interest are the key point for selection – NO commercial paper or advertising

Deadline for submission of the abstracts: Monday 9th September 2019

Final abstracts acceptance confirmation date: Monday 23rd September 2019

The abstracts should be sent to and they will be reviewed by a technical committee.

Topics for Presentations

  • European Standards for Roadside Safety (EN 1317)
  • EN1317 – Testing-Requirements – Material characteristics – Durability
  • Roadside Safety Research update
  • Motorcyclist Protection Systems
  • Developments / implementation of Roadside Safety Solutions
  • Updates on crash tests
  • Simulation: Learning from Accident Reconstruction to improve products
  • Transitions
  • Notified Bodies and Accreditation issues
  • Roadside safety systems installation and certification
  • ETA and CE marking

Technical Committee:

  1. Francesca La Torre, Sub-committee Co-Chair (IT)
  2. Jeanne Foret, Aximum (Chair of the ERF RRS WG) (F)
  3.  Martin Page (Deltabloc) (F)
  4.  Joseph Marra (GDTech) (B)
  5.  Christophe Nicodème (ERF) (B)