A chance to register for: Panel Debate - Target Youth: Mobile & Safe

A chance to register for: Panel Debate - Target Youth: Mobile & Safe

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. 

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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:

  • Attitudes and awareness: How to connect with young people?
  • Driving skills and experience: How to make an impact?
  • Automation and apps: How can technology help?

A similar debate on youth and urban mobility  was explored last year and the videos are available to view in the right column.

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.

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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)

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Read more about youth and road safety in the Youth and Road Safety Action Kit

13:25-14.55: Panel debate

The panel debate will examine three key questions:

  • Attitudes and awareness: How to connect with young people
  • Driving skills and experience: How to make an impact?
  • Assisting the driver: How can technology help?

Confirmed panellists include:

  • Axel Druart, Responsible Young Drivers
  • Philippe Girardi, Renault CSR Project Manager ‘Security & Mobility for all’
  • Alex Hobbach, Head of Mercedes-Benz Driving Academy andMercedes-Benz RoadSense
  • Floor Lieshout, Youth for Road Safety
  • Dr Ralf Resch, Head of Traffic Department, ADAC
  • Szabolcs Schmidt, Head of Road Safety Unit, DG MOVE, European Commission

 14.55-15.00: Closing remarks

For more information about registering, click here.







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