If you are around Brussels, Belgium on the 12th November 2013, or if you want to attend this special youth panel debate, an open invitation is presented to you here! The debate is focused on youth and road safety issues in a European context and will include our own Axl Druart (CORE Group Europe representative) and YOURS Director Floor Lieshout.
Our Future Mobility Now (OFMN) and the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) are holding a debate between young people, the automotive industry, motor clubs and policy makers to examine three key topics:
Debate entitled ‘Target Youth: Mobile and safe’
12 November 2013, 12.00-13.00: lunch & registration; 13.00-15.00: debate
Royal Museum of Art and History, Cinquantenaire Park, Brussels
Over the last 30 years, Europe’s roads have become far safer despite a three-fold increase in traffic. However, there is still much that can be done to further improve the situation, particularly with regard to young people, the most vulnerable category of road users.
The Programme Includes:
Moderator: Carmen Paun, Brussels correspondent, International News Services, Ward’s Auto
12.00-13.00: Lunch & registration
Royal Art and History Museum, Parc Cinquantenaire, Brussels.
13.00-13.05: Opening remarks
Eric Jonnaert, ACEA Secretary General
13.05-13.25: Setting the scene: Young drivers and road safety: The scale of the problem
Antonio Avenoso, Executive Director, European Transport Safety Council (ETSC)
Getting young drivers on the road in safety
Neil Greig, Policy Director, Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM)
13:25-14.55: Panel debate
The panel debate will examine three key questions:
Confirmed panellists include:
14.55-15.00: Closing remarks