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European Road Safety Charter in Bulgaria: 'Working together to make our roads safer'

2. October 2018
National Palace of Culture, Hall 8
Sofia
Organizer 
ERSC team & the Ministry of Interior

Thematic Conference on Road Safety under the Auspices of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU – National Palace of Culture, Hall 8

08.30 – 09.00

Registration of participants

Welcome coffee in the lobby in front of Hall 8

09.00 – 10.30

Working Session I – Strategic Issues

  • Keynote speech – Mr. Mladen Marinov, Minister of Interior of the Republic of Bulgaria, Chair of the State-Public Consultative Commission on the Problems of Road Safety
  • Welcome address – Mr. Rossen Jeliazkov, Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications
  • Welcome address – Ms Malina Krumova, Deputy Minister of Regional Development and Public Works
  • Presentation of the EC Vision on Road Safety - Mr. Matthew Baldwin, Deputy Director DG MOVE and Commission’s High Level Coordinator for Road Safety
  • European Road Safety Charter: New Strategy and Implementation of Road Safety Commitments – Ms Vassiliki Danelli-Mylona, ERSC Team and President of BoD of RSI ”Panos Mylonas”

Moderator: Ms Kalina Krumova, advisor to the Minister of Interior

10.30 – 11.00

Coffee break

Lobby in front of Hall 8

11.00 – 12.30

Working session II – Successful Road Safety Governance & Good Practices from EU MS

  • Road Safety in Austria – present and future challenges – DI Alexander Nowotny, Deputy Manager, Austrian Road Safety Fund, Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology of the Republic of Austria
  • Dutch Strategic Approach to Road Safety - Dr. Ir. Robbert Verweij, Senior policy officer, Roads and Traffic Safety Directorate, Ministry of Infrastructure and Public Works of the Netherlands
  • More Effective Road Safety Work with Proper Evaluation Tools - Prof. Harri Peltola, Principal scientist, Traffic Safety programme, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
  • Automated Processing of Traffic Law Offences - Police Major Elvira Zsinkai, Senior desk officer in the Traffic Police Department to the Hungarian National Police Headquarters
  • Q&A

Moderator: Mr. Damyan Vladinov, Traffic Police Department, General Directorate of National Police, Ministry of Interior

12.30 – 13.30

Buffet Lunch

Lobby in front of Hall 8

13.30 - 15.30         

Working session III- Experience & Good Practices from Bulgarian Members of the European Road Safety Charter (existing and potential)

  • Good Practices of the Road Infrastructure Agency with regard to Road Safety – Mr. Ivan Tabakov, Director of Directorate for Road Safety and Planning of Activities on the Republican Road Network, Road Infrastructure Agency  
  • First Aid – Integral Part of Road SafetyDr. Nadezhda Todorovska, Deputy Director General of the Bulgarian Red Cross Organisation
  • Measures for Enhancing Road Safety in the City of Sofia – Eng. Dimitar Petrov, Director of Traffic Management and Analysis Directorate, Sofia Municipality
  • Road Safety Campaigns of the Union of Bulgarian Motorists – Mr. Ivaylo Tarpanov, Marketing and Sales Director, Union of Bulgarian Motorists
  • Road Safety in Shell – Ms Kameliya Slaveykova, Executive Director of Shell Bulgaria

Moderator: Ms Maria Boteva, Traffic Police Department, General Directorate of National Police, Ministry of Interior

15.30 – 16.00           

Wrap-up of the discussions and conclusions of the conference

Moderator: Ms Kalina Krumova, advisor to the Minister of Interior