Safer Roads International Conference: Call for Proposals is Now Open

Call for Proposals

The Safer Roads International Conference is a triennial event for roadway safety professionals and transportation officials from around the globe. The conference brought together industry leaders, government officials, corporate roadway department personnel, and others in the roadway safety infrastructure industry, with a focus on improving processes and communication to work more efficiently.

For the first time in the conference's history, the 2020 International Safer Roads Conference was held in the United States. Hosted by the American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA), the International Safer Roads Conference is viewed as a must-attend conference to stay current on trends and industry advancements and to access new products and technologies from around the world.

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You're Invited

You are invited to contribute to the 2020 International Safer Roads Conference in Richmond, Virginia by submitting a paper, education session, or poster session proposal that reflects the best thinking in the field, informed by theory and research, and proven best practices.

The best proposals were those that:

  • Addressed the importance of roadway safety from a strategic perspective
  • Demonstrated proven measures to improve roadway safety
  • Explored the role of technological innovations in the industry
  • Spoke to new regulations and real-time issues
  • Provided a preview of upcoming industry trends 

Submission Process

All proposals must be submitted through the online submission form by the deadline indicated below. Each proposal will be evaluated based on its thoroughness, clarity, and adherence to session guidelines. Research design, innovation, creativity, and thematic cohesiveness will also be considered. Be sure to sure to submit your session ideas by 10:59 p.m. Eastern time on December 31, 2019.

Submit a proposal online now.

Contact Information

If you have questions about the proposal process, please do not hesitate to contact Brian Watson at

To learn more about the Safer Roads 2020 Conference, contact ATSSA by email at or call 800-272-8772 

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