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IRU - International Road Transport Union

IRU - FADEEAC International Conference on Road Safety and Road Transport Professional Training

Tuesday, 5 April 2011, Buenos Aires

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Welcome Messages

Luis A. Morales Mr. Luis A. Morales – President, FADEEAC
Martin Marmy Mr. Martin Marmy – IRU Secretary General.
Jorge González Mr. Jorge González, Under Secretary of Road Transport, Ministry of Federal Planning, Argentine Republic.
Felipe Rodríguez Laguens

Lic. Felipe Rodríguez Laguens – Executive Director of the National Road Safety Agency, Ministry of Interior, Argentine Republic.

 

Session 1 – Road Safety in focus 

Jacobo Diaz Pineda

Road Safety in Ibero-America – State of Play
Ing. Jacobo Diaz Pineda, General Director of the Spanish Road Association.

Jorge González

Road Safety in the Mercosur – State of Play
Mr. Jorge González, Under Secretary of Road Transport, Ministry of Federal Planning of Argentina – President of the National Traffic and Transport Commission.

Felipe Rodríguez Laguens

Road Safety in Argentina – State of Play
Lic. Felipe Rodríguez Laguens – Executive Director of the National Road Safety Agency, Ministry of Interior of Argentina.

 

Session 2 – Research in Professional Road Transport Road Safety

Ronald R. Knipling

Road Safety Research – Understanding and addressing the main crash factors
Mr. Ronald R. Knipling, Safety Researcher & Consultant, Virginia Tech Transportation Institute.

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Emilio Oñate Vera

Technology Applied to Road Transport Vehicles
Phd Emilio Oñate Vera, Specialist in Applied Technology from Chile / Brazil. Ex – Director from CONASET.

Matías Etchevers

Technology in Road Safety applied to road transport control professionals
Matias Etchevers, Directorate of the National Traffic Violation System of the National Road Safety Agency, Ministry of Interior, Argentina.

 

Session 3 – Proactive initiatives that effectively address Road Safety

Luis Roberto Escoto

Década de Acción para la Seguridad Vial
Phd. Luis Roberto Escoto, WHO in Argentina

Verónica Raffo

Safety projects that effectively target the main cause of accidents
Mrs. Verónica Raffo, Infrastructure Specialist – Latin America and the Caribbean Region, World Bank.

Jens Hügel

Road Safety – A priority issue for the Road Transport Industry
Mr. Jens Hügel, Head - Sustainable Development - IRU

 

Session 4 – Professional Training and Road Safety

Roberto Agosta

Professional Training and Road Safety
Ing. Roberto Agosta, Master of Engineering of the University of California, Berkeley.

Hugo Membrive

Road Safety as a key element in modern company performance management
Mr. Hugo Membrive – Transport Operator - DISTRIBUIDORA METROPOLITANA S.A

 

Road Safety Excellence – The perspective from the    profesional driver
Award Winning Driver - FADEEAC.

Patrick Philipp

Leading initiatives that target the human element in road safety
Mr. Patrick Philipp, Head of the IRU Academy.

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Martin Sanchez Zinny

The Argentinean’s experience in developing the human capital in the Road Transport Sector  
Mr. Martin Sanchez Zinny, President FPT.

 

Conclusions and Closing

Juan Pablo Schiavi Ing. Juan Pablo Schiavi, Secretary of Transport of the Argentine Republic.
Luis A. Morales Mr. Luis Morales, President, FADEEAC
Jens Hügel Mr. Jens Hügel, Head - Sustainable Development – IRU

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