31.07.2023. At the last CIECA General Assembly on 24 May 2023, it was announced that the 56th CIECA General Assembly and Congress would take place in Dubai. In order to make the stay in this wonderful country as comfortable and enjoyable as possible for everyone, it was necessary to move the dates of the event to March 2024. The dates for the 56th CIECA General Assembly and Congress have been confirmed and our event will take on Wednesday 6 and Thursday 7 March 2024 in Dubai. Both the Assembly and the Congress will be hosted by the Roads & Transport Authority of Dubai. The title of the Congress will be:
Preparing drivers for smart mobility and road safety
However, it is important to note that these dates will have an impact on our preparations for the event, in particular on submission deadlines, and other important dates in relation to the 2024 Congress programme, and we encourage you to familiarize yourself with the information provided in this document.
CIECA intends to open the doors of its main annual event to all organizations around the globe interested in contributing to the improvement of road safety not only in Europe but worldwide. Therefore, the CIECA Congress 2024 intends to be a forum for all researchers, practitioners, and stakeholders interested in driver testing who develop their professional activities within CIECA member organizations, and other public and private institutions around road safety topics which is also a core principle of our mission.
Abstracts on the following topics can be submitted:
- Vulnerable road users
- Distraction, inattention and fatigue and their impact on road safety
- Fit to Drive issues
- Novice Driver/Rider testing
- Novice Driver/Rider education
- Other Vehicle Users (Tractors, Quad Bikes, E-scooters, etc)
- Road Safety Education through all ages
- Road User Behaviour and Human Factors
- Road User Education for professional purposes
- Heavy Vehicles (Trucks, Buses & Drivers)
- Road safety in developing countries
- Road safety and emerging technologies
- Smart driving in future cities
- Driver licencing systems and autonomous vehicles
- ADAS and driver education and testing
- The impact of autonomous vehicles in driver testing
- The impact of autonomous vehicles in driver education
- Developments in the theory test
- New perspectives on Hazard Perception
- Legislative framework and road safety
- Implementation of new information systems and the importance of customer service
- Driver Licencing Exchange and road safety
- Statistics and data collection for the improvement of driver testing
- Adapting driver testing to emerging technologies
Please note the deadline for the submission of abstracts is 1 November 2023. Information on the submission guidelines can be found here. Please follow these carefully when preparing your contribution. All submissions should be sent to Eva Mateo.
If you have any question on this issue, please feel free to contact her. on this matter.