Conference "Safe road to school"

The Conference "Safe road to school" will take place on 22 September 2016 from 14:00-17:30. It will bring together executive level representatives from the European traffic education stakeholder community. The conference is organised in cooperation with Ustrední Automotoklub Ceské Republiky (ÚAMK), in conjunction with this year’s European Traffic Education Contest (ETEC) in Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic. The event and the conference is supported by the European Commission and will serve as the launch event of the “Stay Bright” campaign, having the participation of Member of the European Parliament Olga Sehnalová.

Draft Programme:

• 13:00-14:00 Lunch

• Opening - "Priority of traffic education for children in the Czech Republic"
- Martin Farář - Head of the Road Safety Department of the Ministry of Transport

• “Stay Bright” - launch of the FIA Region I campaign for road safety of children
- Jacob Bangsgaard - FIA Region I Director General
- Olga Sehnalova - Member of the European Parliament
- Alexander Wurz - Former racing driver and road safety ambassador (TBC)

• Panel discussion - “Best European practices in traffic education for children”
moderated by FIA Region I Director General Jacob Bangsgaard with the representatives of:
- Rita Cuypers - Director of Partnerships at the FIA Foundation
- Altea Tahiraj - Chief of the Curriculum, Quality and Coordination Department at the Ministry of Education and Sport of Albania
- UAMK, Czech Republic (TBC)
- TCS, Switzerland (TBC)
- ÖAMTC, Austria (TBC)

• Conclusions
- Jacob Bangsgaard - FIA Region I Director General