In cooperation with the International Road Federation and the Transport Reseach Board, the ERF is pleased to announce the 2017 edition of the AFB20 (2) Roadside Safety Design Subcommittee on International Research Activities. 

Following up on previous success, the ERF is announcing a Call for Abstracts for the next European meeting which will take place on 21 September 2017 in Brussels.

The one-day meeting will be a unique opportunity for road safety experts around the globe to gather and exchange information concerning the latest trends and developments in the area of passive safety and road safety design.
Abstracts Guidelines:
  • Maximum 2 pages
  • Technical relevance and interest are the key point for selection – NO commercial paper or advertising

Deadline for submission of the abstracts:
20 June 2017

Final abstracts acceptance confirmation date:

30 June 2017

The abstracts should be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and they will be reviewed by a technical committee.

AFB 20
Topics for Presentations
 · Roadway Safety Hardware Asset Management Systems

· Integrating the Infrastructure with Autonomous Vehicles

· Implementation of EN 12767 in Europe · Innovations in road side safety

· Updates from Crash Test Facilities Explaining Their Concerns Regarding EN1317 and EN12767

· Issues Regarding Notified Bodies and Regulations/Accreditation of Crash Test Facilities

· Status of Transitions Within Europe
Technical Committee:
‚Äč1. Francesca La Torre, Sub-committee Co-Chair (IT)
2. Mike Dreznes, Sub-committee Co-Chair (USA)
3. Roger Bligh, Texas A&M Transportation Institute (USA)
4. Rod Troutbeck, Troutbeck and Associates (AU)
5. Gavin Williams, Highway England (UK)
6. Konstandinos Diamandouros, ERF (BE)
For other queries, contact Mr This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
NB: Please note that there will be a registration fee €50.