VTI and SAFER are organising the world’s largest traffic and transport psychology conference in Gothenburg

In August 2020, VTI and SAFER are organising the International Conference on Traffic and Transport Psychology (ICTTP) in Gothenburg. ICTTP is held every four years, and this year is the seventh conference.

The conference attracts around 400 participants who, over the course of three days, will learn about the latest research in traffic and transport psychology.

ICTTP 2020 - International Conference on Traffic and Transport Psychology

Photo: Lindholmen Science Park

“ICTTP is the world’s largest traffic and transport psychology conference. We hope that Sweden’s role as host will lead to an increased national interest in this field,” says Henriette Wallén Warner, senior researcher at VTI and one of the organisers of ICTTP 2020.

The conference is currently accepting submissions for: Presentations, Sessions and Posters. The scientific committee for the conference, which consists of researchers and professors from universities and research institutes throughout seven countries, welcomes submissions from academics and researchers across all modes of transport. The submission deadline is 25 December 2019.

“We look forward to a conference with top-class scientific contributions,” says Henriette Wallén Warner.

Keynote speakers and panel discussion

The conference programme will be presented in the spring, already Icek Ajzen and Judy Fleiter have agreed to be keynote speakers at the conference. Icek Ajzen is Professor Emeritus at the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the USA and is renowned for his work on the theory of planned behaviour (TPB). Judy Fleiter is a Doctor of Psychology with extensive experience within behavioural research aimed at improving traffic safety. She is now the head of the Global Road Safety Partnership.

In addition to the keynote speakers the conference will include a panel discussion. In this Natasha Merat and Graham Parker will present various aspects of autonomous driving. Natasha Merat is a professor and presently head of the Human Factors and Safety Research Group at the Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds. Graham Parker is a Professor of Sustainable Mobility and head of the Centre for Transport & Society, UWE Bristol, UK.

For more information about signing up and submitting contributions, go to icttp2020.se.

Henriette Wallén Warner
VTI, Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute, Sweden

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