The number of people already registered to attend the 2017 National Road Safety Conference has surpassed last year’s record of 309 attendees.
The 2017 National Conference, Road Safety GB’s flagship event, is being held at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Manchester Airport on 14-15 November and is co-sponsored by Colas, Jenoptik Traffic Solutions UK and Insure The Box.
The main conference agenda comprises six sessions focussing on: the ‘big picture’ (national stakeholders plans and priorities); the use of behavioural change techniques (BCTs); road safety and public health; driverless cars; Question Time; and topical topics.
The Fringe programme comprises 12 presentations covering a variety of topics, delivered across three sessions.
The programme also includes ‘Pick my brains’, an optional session at the end of day one in which experienced practitioners offer advice on their specialist subject to colleagues who have registered to attend.
Running alongside the conference is a sold out exhibition featuring 24 organisations.
Having already sold its initial allocation of 200 bedrooms – and a further allocation of an additional 35 rooms – the conference organisers have managed to secure a very small number of extra bedrooms, but anyone wishing to attend either as a residential or day delegate is urged to book as soon as possible.
Nick Rawlings, part of the 2017 National Conference organising committee, said: “We are delighted that we will have once again have a record attendance this year.
“If anyone is still thinking of attending we can still accept a small number of additional day delegates.”