20-21 March 2019, International Road Safety Conference, Bucharest

  • February 1, 2019

Palace of the Parliament, Izvor Street 2-4, Bucharest, 20-21 March 2019,

The Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union,  the Ministry of Transport of Romania and the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) organised the International Road Safety Conference in Bucharest on 20-21 March.

The two-day event gathered representatives of the European Commission, international experts, national authorities, private business environment, NGOs from Romania and abroad.

The conference provided the participants a framework for the exchange of good practice and experiences to promote and accelerate the implementation of effective solutions in various areas of road safety, including digitalisation and innovation, reduction of serious injuries, speed management and infrastructure safety.

Please see the agenda here.

Consecutive translation Romanian-English was provided.


1. Matthew Baldwin_European Commission
2. Antonio Avenoso_European Transport Safety Council
3. Lars Ekman _Swedish Transport Administration

Session 1. Digitalisation and Innovation
1.1 Florin Nemţanu_ Politechnica University of Bucharest
1.2. Frank Muetze_ETSC
1.3. Mihai_CHIRCA_UITP
1.4. Sorin Sirbu_Ministry of Transport

Session 2. Reducing serious injuries
2.3. Antonio Avenoso_Revive_ETSC
2.2. Risto Oorni_VTT
2.4. Katerina Folla_NTUA

Session 3. Speed management
3.1. Dovile Adminaite_ETSC
3.2. Manuelle Salathe_French Road Safety Observatory
3.3. Florentin Bracea_Romanian Traffic Police
3.4. George Ursachi_Agilysis

Session 4. Infrastructure safety
4.1. Fotini Ioannidou_European Commission
4.2. Alexander Nowotny_Austrian Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology
4.3. Alin Tucmeanu_Romanian Road Authority
4.5. Radoslaw Czapski_World Bank_GRSF

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