The 8th Road Safety and Simulation (RSS) International Conference will take place on 22-24 September 2021 in Athens, Greece. RSS is biannual platform for researchers and professionals of different expertise where to share individual experience and state-of-the-art research in the area of road safety and simulation. The Conference’s theme will be: “Road Safety and Digitalization” aiming to capture all recent trends in road safety emerging technologies, surrogate measures, augmented and virtual reality, big data, modeling and simulation, which are expected to boost global road safety in the coming years.
After two terms as president of the Forum of European Road Safety Research Institutes (FERSI), Horst Schulze (BASt) will be succeeded by Rob Eenink (SWOV). Concurrently, FERSI’s General Secretary Raschid Urmeew (BASt) steps down and will be succeeded by Ingrid van Schagen (SWOV).
The primary mission of FERSI is to promote and coordinate high quality research on road safety issues, consult on implementation of research results and scientifically evaluate implementation outcomes.
Rob Eenink: “We thank Horst and Raschid for establishing FERSI as a major influencer of Europe’s road safety policy and leading us to a high level of cooperation outside and within FERSI. I look forward to working with Ingrid and our new Executive Board: Dominique Mignot (vice-president, IFSTTAR), Astrid Linder (VTI), Klaus Machata (KFV) and Mateja Markl (SPV)”.